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  • Old Fourth Ward welcomes new Krog Street Market

    Krog Street tunnel is elaborately covered from floor to ceiling in graffiti, but drive just a bit further on Krog Street and a large metal sign with yellow letters that reads “Stove Works” becomes visible on the horizon. Once home to The Atlanta Stove Works in 1889, 99 Krog Street is the site of Krog Street Market (KSM), a new […]

    Old Fourth Ward welcomes new Krog Street Market
  • Grady Unveils Art Gallery

    BY GRACIE GRIFFITH & REILLY BLUM The Grady art department opened its new gallery and exhibition space today in the theater atrium. The space features work by Grady students, alumni, staff, and parents. The showcased art includes sculptures, paintings, sketches, and photography. The artwork currently on display will remain in the new gallery for one week before being exchanged for […]

    Grady Unveils Art Gallery
  • Progress slow on proposed 8th Street bus lane

    If you’ve ever tried to drive down 8th Street in the morning, you are part of the problem. Don’t worry, you haven’t done anything wrong. More accurately, you are one of the reasons Atlanta Public Schools is planning to construct a permanent bus lane on 8th Street. All students who currently ride the bus are dropped off on 8th Street. […]

    Progress slow on proposed 8th Street bus lane
  • Robotics students travel to Oregon, SOAR to success in drone contest

    Juniors Isabelle Carson, Gabriel Kupersmith and Sajjad Ali traveled to Portland, Ore. last weekend and returned with a bounty worth more than $3,000. The students were competing in Drone Prize 2014, a contest held from Aug. 22-24, that featured prizes worth a total of $10,000 for entrants who used unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, to help their communities. The Grady […]

    Photo by Drone Prize
  • Campbell leaves legacy of literacy

    Among the returning students and staff who flooded Grady’s halls Aug. 4, several familiar faces were missing, one being James Campbell. Campbell, who taught literature and social studies for seven years at Grady, submitted his official resignation in June. This school year he will be teaching at Cambridge High School in Fulton County. “He really made me laugh,” said Roderick […]

    Campbell leaves legacy of literacy
  • Grady drama alumna’s original play performed at Alliance Theater

    Though she was more actor than writer during her time at Grady, Gabrielle Fulton-Ponder says her experiences at the school encouraged her to explore the script side of theater. The class of 1993 alumna and former Miss Grady’s play Uprising was performed at the Hertz stage of the Alliance Theater at 8:00 on Aug. 8. Uprising is a historical drama […]

    Grady drama alumna’s original play performed at Alliance Theater
  • 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

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The young and the deskless: Scheduling madness

The young and the deskless: Scheduling madness

September 11, 2014 at 10:11 am

When Uzuki Kakinuma arrived at AP Language/Composition class the first week of school, she was forced into a chair with no desk in the back of the room. The class, meant to...

Sports »

Home field disadvantage: Teams continue to struggle for space

Home field disadvantage: Teams continue to struggle for space

September 7, 2014 at 2:12 pm

Senior baseball captain Luke Leonard piles his team onto a school bus each afternoon after school and drives for 30 minutes, just to get to practice: not at all what he expected...

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Substitutes fall short in long term postitions

September 12, 2014 at 12:52 pm

Students sometimes forget, but teachers have their own lives; promotions, illness, family, and tragedies happen to them, too. When teachers have to leave in the middle of...

  • Earth, students unhappy about waste

    When I think of the beginning of the school year, I think of paper. So much paper. A typical first day of school...

    September 9, 2014 at 1:42 pm
  • Letters from a Fangirl

    I solemnly swear that I have been up to no good. As the younger sister of former Southerner columnist Alex Wolfe,...

    September 9, 2014 at 1:23 pm
  • Early end to summer is a bummer

    I’ve been a part of the Atlanta Public School system since I was 5 years old. I’ve climbed the educational...

    August 31, 2014 at 9:17 pm

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for Jeni’s ice cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Jeni’s ice cream

September 9, 2014 at 12:48 pm

Jeni Britton Bauer, founder of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, says that her company is currently developing flavors for Spring 2015. (Courtesy of Jeni’s Splendid...

Lifestyle »

Freshmen: Transition to High School

September 3, 2014 at 5:31 pm

Year after year, high school freshmen are treated as the lowest on the school food chain. They are the most beaten up, tormented and tortured grade level, but with older siblings...