• Alumnus defies stereotypes, runs to find perfect fit

    Strutting up Grady’s stairwell, Afro bouncing, Gregory Sheats felt confident beginning eighth grade. It was 1969, and the onslaught of  ‘70s culture was emerging. “It was just kind of a melting pot,” Sheats said. “I recall having friends from all of the different cliques.” Although Sheats was friends with most of his grade-level classmates, he bonded closely with athletes due […]

    In 1974, Greg Sheats poses with Genice Ellison for senior superlatives in the yearbook. Sheats was awarded “friendliest” and “best personality.”
  • Starbucks implements unfair policy

    Cartoon by Anna Poznyak No amount of coffee is worth braving the Midtown Promenade Starbucks’ chaotic atmosphere. The hordes of students who loiter outside the coffee shop are an unwelcome distraction. Most attend Inman, but some, unfortunately, come from Grady. These students congregate near the Starbucks’ patio, occupying the seating area, while never purchasing a single beverage. It was remarkably […]

    Starbucks implements unfair policy
  • Grady basketball star Toomer commits to Bucknell

    This year, several Grady student athletes have committed to play Division I sports in college. The most recent of these athletes is Avi Toomer, a starting shooting guard on the Knights varsity basketball team. Toomer has verbally committed to play at Bucknell University, a liberal arts Division I college in Lewisburg, Pa. Bucknell plays in the Patriot Conference and made […]

    Grady basketball star Toomer commits to Bucknell
  • Homecoming dance, game see boost in attendance

    By: Park Li and Kassidy Kelley In typical high schools across the nation, homecoming week is an exciting time of outrageous outfits, well-thought-out proposals and an overwhelming amount of school spirit. Junior Audrey Sullivan, however, noticed the lack of Grady’s enthusiasm when she attended last year’s homecoming dance. “When I walked in with my friends, there were mainly just teachers […]

    Homecoming dance, game see boost in attendance
  • “Wit” shows intelligence, poignancy and the power of words

      It isn’t surprising for a play about cancer to be moving, tragic and reflective. What can be a surprise, however, is for a cast of high school students to produce such a play with the amount of skill, sensitivity and understanding usually only apparent in professional theaters. Grady’s production of Wit, a play written by Inman Middle School teacher […]

    THE BIG EXAM: Senior Chloe Citron and junior Ben Grady talk in a scene where Vivian's former student gives her  pelvic exam.
  • Quest for the Best: Octane Coffee Bar and Lounge worth the buzz

    Crisp temperatures and colorful leaves are quickly replacing summer’s sweltering heat — fall has once again arrived. For this month’s Quest for the Best: Road Trip Edition, we set out in search for the perfect autumnal beverage. Our first stop was Dancing Goats Coffee Bar at 419 W. Ponce De Leon Ave. The shop, which opened in 2007, specializes in […]

    Quest for the Best: Octane Coffee Bar and Lounge worth the buzz
  • Latin teacher Allen wins district honor

    By Grace Madlem and Lily Soto Scott Allen, Grady 2014-2015 teacher of the year, won district teacher of the year for 2015-2016 on Oct 29. “I think a lot of it had to do with the connection and the relationship I foster with my students,” Allen said. “I try to keep the atmosphere pretty light in general.” Allen, along with […]

    Latin teacher Allen wins district honor
  • Rideshare companies thrive, drive down taxicab business

      By Allie Schneider There was a time when the taxi industry had a monopoly over private transportation in Atlanta —if an Atlanta resident wanted a ride to the airport or downtown, the only option was a taxi. In recent years, however, Atlanta’s market has diversified to include a  variety of upstart rideshare companies such as Uber and its competitor, […]

    Rideshare companies thrive, drive down taxicab business
  • Board votes to extend Carstarphen’s tenure

    By Bailey Kish and Max Rafferty Last month, the Atlanta Board of Education voted unanimously to extend Superintendent Meria Carstarphen’s contract by one year, to June of 2018. Carstarphen began her work as superintendent on July 7 of last year as a replacement for interim superintendent Erroll Davis following Davis’ retirement. The board chose to hire Carstarphen because of her […]

    Board votes to extend Carstarphen’s tenure
  • Porsche headquarters on fast track to success

    The new North American home to Porsche is located right here in Atlanta. Near Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the new 26.4 acre site holds everything any car lover would enjoy. As the first complex built in the “Aerotropolis Atlanta” business district, Porsche is  trying to encourage further development of the area and support the surrounding area of Hapeville. Delta also added […]

    Porsche headquarters on fast track to success

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A day in the life of Principal Guiney

November 20, 2015 at 1:42 pm

By: Erik Tischer and Ben Bizot Timothy Guiney’s hands have been full ever since he stepped in as Grady principal. Although Guiney’s time at Grady has had its ups and...

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Football injuries increase, garner national attention

November 20, 2015 at 11:59 am

There are a few names that have fallen into the nation’s spotlight recently: Tyrell Cameron, Ben Hamm, Evan Murray and Kenney Bui. That’s because they’re the names of...

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Senior athletes set important example for other girls

November 20, 2015 at 9:47 am

Written by freshman contributor Ansley Kish in response to “Playing like a girl pays off as two commit to college” by Grace Dusenbury and Sophie Durham.   By...

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Grady arts programs allow students to flourish

Grady arts programs allow students to flourish

November 14, 2015 at 1:25 pm

From drama to music to painting and sculpture, Grady offers many classes and programs that allow students to express themselves through the arts. In addition, students who...

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Meet Grady’s Foreign Exchange Students

November 15, 2015 at 9:41 pm

Having to leave friends, family, and their country to study abroad and immerse themselves in a new culture is a bittersweet experience for foreign exchange students everywhere....