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  • Boys’ High alumni finance reading, writing and math programs

    Sixty-eight years after Boys’ High dissolved, the school’s remaining alumni are determined to ensure Grady students remember it with pride. Grady, which replaced Boys High as a coeducational school in 1947, has long reaped the benefits of its connection to Boys High. In the past, the Boys’ High Alumni Association has funded both the writing center and college scholarships for […]

    Boys’ High alumni finance reading, writing and math programs
  • Briarcliff Mansion- a death by neglect

    By Allie Schneider Concealed behind a thick granite wall crawling with overgrowth lives one of the little-known stories of Atlanta’s past. Boarded windows and peeling paint disguise the former grandeur of Asa Griggs Candler Jr.’s historic estate, which now lies crumbling on Emory University’s Briarcliff Campus. Despite its current state of disrepair, Briarcliff Estate once thrived, housing everything from exotic […]

    Photo by Dustin Chambers
  • Atlanta artists sprawl across High in new exhibition

    By Reilly Blum Caught in the fanfare of famous artists like Vincent Van Gogh, Andy Warhol and Pablo Picasso, museum patrons often forget the creative minds in their own cities. The High Museum’s Sprawl! Drawing Outside the Lines seeks to remedy this problem by displaying local artwork. Sprawl!, which closes on Oct. 4, is a follow-up to a 2013 exhibition […]

    Atlanta artists sprawl across High in new exhibition
  • Locals breathe; free yoga pops up in Old Fourth Ward

    Every Tuesday night, weather permitting, King of Pops, the small Atlanta-based popsicle company, hosts free yoga sessions in the Old Fourth Ward Park. Hundreds of people walk off the BeltLine just before 7 pm with yoga mats strapped to their backs to prepare for the session. The bright pink, green, yellow or orange mats and attire of the emerging crowd […]

    Locals breathe; free yoga pops up in Old Fourth Ward
  • Administration brings new wave of dress code reform

    If students walked the halls of Grady in late April, they couldn’t help but see the posters advocating changes to Grady’s dress code. They would have seen peers with flyers reading “Not a distraction” or asking “Am I covered up enough?” Protesters, calling themselves “Grady Feminists for Dress Code Reform”, or GFDRC, took to the halls and to social media […]

    Administration brings new wave of dress code reform
  • Over the hill and through the strem: Poem 88 charms

    Hidden on the second floor of an old warehouse building in the Westside’s White Provision District, Poem 88 is the Atlanta arts community’s best kept secret. The one room gallery, which moved to its current location on 1170 Howell Mill Rd. in June, provides a display space for emerging artists. It hosts artists who use traditional mediums such as painting, […]

    Hannah Tarr's "Holes" is the only sculpture featured in the exhibit.
  • The Unofficial Mayor of Atlanta Music: Alex Cooley

    When Alex Cooley walked the halls of Grady 60 years ago, he never fathomed he would move on to make an everlasting impact on the Southern music scene. Nevertheless, Cooley has produced concerts featuring famous performers such as The Who, Jimi Hendrix, Nirvana, Queen and The Rolling Stones throughout his career. His career path of more than 50 years as […]

    Alex Cooley outside The Colonnade, a restaurant, on Sunday, August 9th.
  • Audience rises to its feet for ‘Uprising’ as play takes a humble bow

    By Isabel Olson Uprising had its world premiere at the Horizon Theatre this July. The show, which finishes its run tonight, was written by Grady alum Gabrielle Fulton. Fulton has dedicated her  post-graduation years to theater and film; her most recent project has been in the works for quite some time. “I’ve lived with this play for almost seven years,” Fulton […]

    Audience rises to its feet for ‘Uprising’ as play takes a humble bow
  • Knights start season with win against Bulldogs

    The Grey Knights opened the 2015 season with a second-half shut out to dominate Washington 40-13 at Lakewood Stadium in the first annual Atlanta Public School Football Classic. Despite the performance, the team still has a ways to go. “We do have a lot of work to do,’’ said coach Earthwind Moreland. “We had a lot of mistakes, too many penalties. […]

    Quarterback Caylin Newton gets ready to throw a touchdown pass.
  • Former President Jimmy Carter’s melanoma has spread to brain, treatments begin

      Former President Jimmy Carter said an MIR following the removal of a cancerous tumor from his liver found four spots of melanoma on his brain. Carter said he will receive radiation treatment at Emory every three weeks for a total of four treatments. When Carter learned of his diagnosis, he said he was surprised at his own calm. “I have […]

    Former President Jimmy Carter’s melanoma has spread to brain, treatments begin

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Boys’ High alumni finance reading, writing and math programs

Boys’ High alumni finance reading, writing and math programs

September 1, 2015 at 7:26 pm

Sixty-eight years after Boys’ High dissolved, the school’s remaining alumni are determined to ensure Grady students remember it with pride. Grady, which replaced Boys...

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Freshmen varsity players make an impact

August 31, 2015 at 9:43 pm

Even though she may be new to the high school scene, freshman Katie Wood is ready to handle the pressure of Grady’s athletic world. Wood is one of only two freshmen playing...

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Students should apply for themselves, not the program

August 31, 2015 at 11:53 am

           Last year, I wrote a comment about my troubles with the Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) application. As an update to the situation, I made it to the...

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Food Markets grow in popularity across Atlanta

Food Markets grow in popularity across Atlanta

September 1, 2015 at 8:17 pm

By Frankie Clarke Modern markets allow many entrepreneurs to combine forces in creating one big building of love. Whether it be food, clothing, lotions or animal accessories,...

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Photo by Dustin Chambers

Briarcliff Mansion- a death by neglect

August 30, 2015 at 3:24 pm

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