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  • Employed students provide tips for balancing act

    For many Grady students, balancing schoolwork, extracurricular activities, friends and family is difficult enough. Some, however, work part-time jobs to increase their independence, garner work experience and make money. A common reason for a high school student to get a job is the independence that comes from earning money. Sophomore Elizabeth Lansing works as a sales associate for Half Moon […]

    Freshman Avery Alford works the counter at Chik-fil-A. Alford has noticed that as a result of her job, it’s more difficult to balance her schoolwork with her social life and extracurriculars.
  • New math center opens, adds to school’s tutoring services

    Students struggling to grasp new mathematical concepts or missing homework deadlines can now find an additional source of aid in the Math Center. The Math Center is open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. in the Interactive Lab across from the media center. Run by math coordinator and teacher Saida Willocks, the Math Center strives to […]

    New math center opens, adds to school’s tutoring services
  • APS updates electronic instruction system

    Over the past month, students around Atlanta Public Schools’ high schools may have seen crews in their media centers and certain classrooms. These crews are tasked with taking down the Promethean boards that have hung on the walls of APS classrooms for about seven years to replace them with a interactive panels. The replacement of every board in the district […]

    APS updates electronic instruction system
  • Knights battle Warriors at Phillips Arena

    The Grady Knights defeated the North Atlanta Warriors on Martin Luther King Jr. day to move to 17-2 on the season. The Knights were lead by Bucknell commit Avi Toomer as he posted a 30 point, 10 rebound game against the Warriors. Fellow senior Tykwann Bryant helped carry the load with 11 points and 12 rebounds.

    Knights battle Warriors at Phillips Arena
  • Tipple + Rose brings quali-tea nibbles to Virginia Highlands

    Virginia Highland’s Tipple + Rose Tea Parlor and Apothecary has a name so charming that I resolved to become a regular customer before I even ventured to the shop. For the ninth installment of Around the World on 80 Plates, I took a culinary journey to England for a proper high tea. Upon entering the shop, I almost forgot to […]

    Tipple + Rose brings quali-tea nibbles to Virginia Highlands
  • Davis revitalizes biology program, students flourish

    For the first 13 weeks of school, the freshman biology classes at Grady did not have a permanent teacher. Grady was unable to find someone to replace biology teacher David Olorunfemi, who retired right before the school year began. The biology classes were taught by a substitute teacher who had some experience in biology, though many of the students struggled […]

    Davis revitalizes biology program, students flourish
  • Iris van Herpen: Fashion Meets Sculpture

    What do you get when you cross a fashion designer, a sculptor, and a 3D printer? Iris van Herpen, of course. The High Museum’s “Iris van Herpen: Transforming Fashion” allows Atlantans to view a bevy of Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen’s most avant-garde work. The exhibit showcases 45 outfits from 15 of the designer’s collections. Iris van Herpen, widely […]

    Iris van Herpen: Fashion Meets Sculpture
  • Students swap passion for quantity of school clubs

    Throughout the years, students have followed their passions during high school by participating in extracurricular activities that provide relief from the stressful school week. The good feelings, however, have been muddled as students pile on extracurriculars they do not enjoy, adding stress rather than relieving it, solely to boost their college applications and increase chances for admissions to choice schools. […]

    Students swap passion for quantity of school clubs
  • Dynamic teacher expands unique fashion program

    Valerie Williams entered the halls of Grady as a teacher in 2012, prepared for the challenge ahead. Since that day, Williams has created the curriculum for Grady’s fashion program — one of the only full high school fashion programs in the nation — and has grown what was once a handful of seniors into a group of over 40 junior […]

    Dynamic teacher expands unique fashion program
  • Cumbest takes cake, accepted to Culinary Institute

    Most high school students do not truly discover their passions until they head off for colleges or careers. For senior Madison Cumbest the route has been different. She uncovered her passion at the early age of 5 when she first learned to bake. Since then, her fascination has blossomed into a professional aspiration, and Cumbest will be attending the Culinary Institute of […]

    Cumbest takes cake, accepted to Culinary Institute

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Hot little spot rethinks traditional southern biscuit

Hot little spot rethinks traditional southern biscuit

February 5, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Since its opening in December, the Atlanta location of Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit has brought a taste of Charleston’s Southern cuisine to the streets of Virginia Highland....

Sports »

Lack of female coaches is unacceptable

February 5, 2016 at 9:57 am

Last fall, Justine Siegal was named “guest instructor” for the Oakland Athletics’s instructional team, becoming the first woman to hold a coaching position in a Major...

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Helicopter parents prevent success

Helicopter parents prevent success

February 5, 2016 at 1:38 pm

Nearly everyone can relate to having a parent trailing right behind them at the playground or forcing them into certain sports. This made sense in elementary school; younger...

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Published student poet presents a positive message

Published student poet presents a positive message

February 5, 2016 at 12:14 pm

By Chloe Prendergast Before the end of her junior year at Grady, Alecia Z. Taylor had published two books. Her works, “The Irony in Many Things” and “PreOptimism,”...

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Students bend over backwards to find quality yoga

February 5, 2016 at 12:26 pm

IMG_0843 (1) Buddha inside of Candler Park Yoga IMG_0854 Shrine...