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  • Cramer’s farewell lecture in its entirety

    Cramer’s Farewell Lecture Summer 2014 from Grey Knights Media on Vimeo. Physics teacher Jeff Cramer presented his last science lecture before retirement on Friday June 20 at 7 p.m. in the Murray Auditorium. We are working on a full multimedia package on the lecture, a package that includes a story, a photo slide show and video clips, but because we have […]

  • Guiney begins tenure as Grady principal

    As a high schooler, Timothy Guiney was a timid teen whose passion for literature and basketball drove his work ethic. For the past 12 years, Guiney’s off sense of humor and ability to bond with students over common interests have endeared him to his colleagues and the students they serve in Clayton County. “The students love him,” said Melody Powell, […]

    Guiney begins tenure as Grady principal
  • Board of Education meeting gives way for goodbyes and brings forth beginnings

    By Jenni Rogan and Mary Claire Morris Superintendent Erroll Davis attended his last meeting APS Board of Education on June 2. Although this meeting marked an end for Davis, many new beginnings were sparked from the legislation passed during the meeting. At the legislative meeting, the members of the board approved 10 new principals for Atlanta schools, including Grady’s new […]

    Board of Education meeting gives way for goodbyes and brings forth beginnings
  • Board of education votes to approve principal hires

    The Atlanta Board of Education released on its website the names of 10 principals and will vote to approve the candidates at a board meeting on Monday, June 2. The board approved Timothy Guiney as the new Grady principal. Guiney has worked as an educator for 12 years in the Clayton County School District as both an administrator and an […]

    Board of education votes to approve principal hires
  • Une Belle Revolution 2014

    Grady’s annual fashion show, Une Belle Revoluton, once again stitched together the design and talent of the school’s fashion students. Staged in the practice gym on May 10, the event showcased student models wearing outfits designed by seven senior and two junior designers. Photos by Jenn Steckl.

    Une Belle Revolution 2014
  • S’ner staff to Carter: thanks for everything

    Kate Carter, an adviser of The Southerner since 2008, is leaving the paper after six years. She will be devoting more time to her family and assisting her husband in his run for governor.  The Southerner staff of 2013-2014 recorded these statements to describe the impact Ms. Carter had on the staff and on their education, as well to thank her for all […]

  • S’ner alums say thanks to beloved adviser

    Kate Carter, an adviser of The Southerner since 2008, is leaving the paper after six years. She will be assisting her husband in his run for governor. Her former students submitted these farewell messages describing the impact Ms. Carter had on the staff and on their education. Off-campus videos clips submitted by alums, on-campus video recorded by Jennifer Steckl. Video […]

  • Vincent D. Murray Auditorium unveiled at ceremony

    With a crowd of students, teachers, alumni, parents and administrators looking on, art teacher John Brandhorst unveiled the sign for the Vincent D. Murray Auditorium on May 19. At the beginning of April, the local school council approved social studies teacher James Campbell’s motion to name the auditorium after the principal of 23 years. Despite the controversial circumstances surrounding Murray’s […]

    Vincent D. Murray Auditorium unveiled at ceremony
  • Creationism in classroom causes concern

    The latest chapter in the debate over how to teach the origins of human life is unfolding closer to home than many in the Grady community would have ever expected. A PowerPoint shown to a freshman biology class featured a cartoon depicting dueling castles, one labeled “Creation (Christ)” and the other labeled “Evolution (Satan).” Balloons attached to the evolution castle […]

    Creationism in classroom causes concern
  • Atlanta proposes placing solar farms on city landfills

    Hickory Ridge Landfill, in Conley, used to be a colossal heap of garbage emitting harmful gases into the atmosphere. In 2011, however, the closed landfill was converted into a solar farm. Several landfills around Atlanta that have been capped off and closed for years are starting to follow the lead of Hickory Ridge. The City of Atlanta plans to transform […]

    I LOVE TRASH: Like Oscar from Seasame Street, the Hickory Ridge Landfill (above) enjoys being green and collecting trash. The City of Atlanta plans to create similar solar farms in five locations around the city. Photo courtesy of Keith Philpott/HDR

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Cramer’s farewell lecture in its entirety

Cramer’s farewell lecture in its entirety

July 4, 2014 at 2:16 pm

Cramer’s Farewell Lecture Summer 2014 from Grey Knights Media on Vimeo. Physics teacher Jeff Cramer presented his last science lecture before retirement on Friday June...

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Sports editor gains appreciation for new adventures

June 9, 2014 at 2:33 pm

I am not athletic. I do not play sports. I am the person who goes to Super Bowl parties for the food and commercials, who roots for a team for their color and mascot, and...

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Sports editor gains appreciation for new adventures

June 9, 2014 at 2:33 pm

I am not athletic. I do not play sports. I am the person who goes to Super Bowl parties for the food and commercials, who roots for a team for their color and mascot, and...

  • Mutual respect required in giving the gift of education

    Each day we wake up and report to school at 8:30 a.m. to attend our four- class block schedule. When the bell...

    May 30, 2014 at 5:57 pm
  • A serious unfortunate event

    A tragic tale of how classroom literature has taken a turn for the worse By Isabel Olson You thought The Series...

    May 21, 2014 at 3:53 pm
  • Help for the bullied

    My sister’s journey through losing her hair By Camille Williams For the past few decades bullying has become...

    May 21, 2014 at 3:51 pm

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Midtown community makes way for authentic Italian pizza

Midtown community makes way for authentic Italian pizza

May 23, 2014 at 8:42 am

Before many of us can speak, pizza becomes an essential components of our diet, an ever-present option for unsophisticated palates. It is eaten at birthday parties, after...

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Une Belle Revolution 2014

Une Belle Revolution 2014

May 31, 2014 at 8:34 pm

Designer: Alanne Stroy Designer: Alanne...