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  • Grady graduate Swann drafted by Saints

    By Conrad Newton and Matt Wood Just over a million students play high school football in the United States. Out of all the high school players, 6.5 percent go on to participate at the collegiate level and of the 70,000 NCAA collegiate football players, only 1.6 percent eventually go on to play in the NFL. Every year, the NFL drafts […]

    Grady graduate Swann drafted by Saints
  • Guiney hands publication reigns to Ellerton

      Principal Timothy Guiney has selected Del Ellerton to succeed David Winter as the adviser for The Southerner and Nexus magazine next school year. Ellerton will also teach the sophomore introductory journalism course. Guiney said in an email to the Southerner he selected Ellerton based off the recommendation of an interview panel consisting of himself and six other individuals from […]

    Guiney hands publication reigns to Ellerton
  • City council preserves historic, controversial mural

    If you take a stroll through the historic “Sweet Auburn” district of Atlanta, there’s no doubt you’ll run into landmarks of the Civil Rights Movement. You may pass the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr. or see the steeple of the Ebenezer Baptist Church. You might even stop at the African American Panoramic Experience (APEX) museum to learn about the […]

    City council preserves historic, controversial mural
  • Gauntlet narrowly misses shot at title

    BY PARK LI On Sunday, the boys ultimate team, the Grady Gauntlet, drove to local Python Park to finish up the state tournament that had been previously stopped short two weeks earlier due to inclement weather. Grady was still seeded third going into semifinals, with Lakeside High School and The Paideia School seeded in front of them, and Brookwood High […]

    Gauntlet narrowly misses shot at title
  • Guensler, Pope co-STARs in more ways than one

    Senior Carter Guensler has been named the state of Georgia’s 2015 STAR Student, and history and musical theater teacher Mr. Roderick Pope has been named the state’s STAR Teacher. The Professional Association of Georgia Educators announced the tandem awards at its state Student Teacher Achievement Recognition, or STAR, Banquet Monday at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia. As the state winners, Guensler, […]

    Guensler, Pope co-STARs in more ways than one
  • Senior one-acts offer a taste of theater

    This Friday and Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m., the Grady Thespians will perform Senior One-Act Plays in the Black-Box Theater. Directed by seniors and acted by Grady students of all ages, each performance is between 10 and 30 minutes. There are seven different performances, each directed by a senior. With subject matter ranging from hitchhikers to theology to climbing […]

    Senior one-acts offer a taste of theater
  • APS to wait on Druid Hills before deciding Inman fate

    When school board member Matt Westmoreland addressed the Inman community at a Feb. 19 meeting to discuss overcrowding in the cluster, he reminded the audience of the pain the issue has caused in the recent past. “Three years and three months ago, I was sitting on the second to last row in this room, where Erroll Davis sat on the […]

    APS to wait on Druid Hills before deciding Inman fate
  • Administration addresses dress code concerns at meeting

      Speaking on behalf of the student group Grady Feminists For Dress Code Reform, senior Conor Loveless read aloud a key portion of the group’s reform platform at a public meeting Wednesday afternoon in the Grady theater.  The meeting focused on creating a dialogue between students and administration about concerns over the APS dress code policy and its enforcement at […]

    Administration addresses dress code concerns at meeting
  • Girls soccer escapes Decatur with 2-1 win

    BY GRACE MADLEM AND MADY McDANIEL It was Wednesday Night Lights last week as the Grady girls soccer team traveled to Decatur in a game marked with much excitement and anticipation because it rekindled one of its most storied rivalries. The anticipation was made only greater when the game was rained out on its orginal date on the schedule, April 17. Although Grady hadn’t […]

    Girls soccer escapes Decatur with 2-1 win
  • Exclusive interview: Judge Jerry Baxter on APS cheating trials, his decision to re-sentence

      Judge Jerry Baxter is scheduled tomorrow to re-sentence three of the 11 defendants found guilty on charges of racketeering and other crimes in the APS cheating trials. Former educators Tamara Cotman, Michael Pitts and Sharon Davis-Williams have been called back to court to receive lighter sentences. The three former educators were sentenced to 20 years in prison, seven to […]

    Exclusive interview: Judge Jerry Baxter on APS cheating trials, his decision to re-sentence

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APS promotes StrengthsFinder; teachers skeptical

May 27, 2015 at 10:39 am

On Jan. 5, all 6,600 APS employees gathered in the Georgia Tech Hank McCamish Pavilion for an all-staff professional work day. Assisted by PowerPoints and eager administrators,...

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Grady graduate Swann drafted by Saints

Grady graduate Swann drafted by Saints

May 21, 2015 at 1:25 pm

GOING FAR: Defensive back Damian Swann, a Grady graduate and former Georgia Bulldog, was selected by the New Orleans Saints in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Swann...

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On the hunt for a fair and accurate portrayal of why hunters hunt

May 5, 2015 at 7:09 pm

Hunters wear camouflage and blaze orange, but not because they are rednecks. They carry guns with powerful scopes to enhance their sport, but that doesn’t make them all...

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“Fun Home” Provides Unique Entertainment on Broadway

May 18, 2015 at 8:55 am

The sheer genius and creativity of Broadway shows never ceases to amaze me. My most recent trip didn’t disappoint. I had the privilege to see four outstanding new productions,...

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Twenty Questions for Marquis Eppinger

Twenty Questions for Marquis Eppinger

April 15, 2015 at 7:52 pm

On b-ball, the ladies, surviving high school, defying stereotypes and letting off steam on the dance floor FULL COURT PRESS: Orlando Riley and Marquis Eppinger (right) meet...