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  • Grady counselor follows passion, writes book about astrology

    For some, astrology is a pseudoscience, a scam, a fraud. But for Lamar Young, a guidance counselor at Grady High School and author of the recently published book, “What’s the Deal with my Sign? An Insight on Astrology,” astrology is an invigorating and profound way to look at life. “It [astrology] helps with our understanding of ourselves and our connections […]

    Grady counselor follows passion, writes book about astrology
  • Grady alum wins prestigious book award

    Full of reflective description and accurate dialogue of the early 20th century in Charleston, South Carolina, 1978 Grady alumna Michele Moore’s debut novel, “The Cigar Factory: A Novel of Charleston,” won the 2016 David J. Langum, Sr. Prize in American Historical Fiction. “It is a wonderful validation,” Moore said of the recognition. “I think I can finally say, ‘I am […]

    Grady alum wins prestigious book award
  • Cheating runs rampant, teachers search for long-term solutions

    During a test, frustrated sighs can be heard, nerves can be felt and wandering eyes can be seen as students turn to technology and others’ Scantrons for help. In an anonymous survey of 100 random students, 88 admitted to having witnessed cheating at Grady, and 70 admit cheating themselves. On top of cheating in standard classes, cheating in Advanced Placement […]

    Cheating runs rampant, teachers search for long-term solutions
  • Syrian refugee Heval Kelli finds success in America, gives back to community

     Heval Kelli came to the United States as a Syrian refugee two weeks after the September 11th attacks. He was a scared eighteen-year-old kid, forced to be the breadwinner of his home after his dad fell sick and his mother could not find work, all while trying to finish his senior year in high school and get into college the […]

    Syrian refugee Heval Kelli finds success in America, gives back to community
  • Westmoreland runs to improve city, public education

    With a nervous breath, junior Matt Westmoreland turned to give the opening statement. The Grady 2005 Mock Trial Team went on to win state and compete nationally. “He would address a theme and weave that theme throughout the opening statement, and I thought it was pretty impressive that he could do it in such an effortless way,” said Lawrence McCurdy, […]

    Westmoreland runs to improve city, public education
  • Rogue One is almost perfect

    In a flurry of lasers and explosions, the long awaited Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hit theaters on December 16. Star Wars fans flocked the theaters and left feeling electrified but not completely satisfied. After an arduous exam week, there was no better way to enjoy our newfound freedom than to experience Star Wars with new characters and enhanced […]

    Rogue One is almost perfect
  • DACA students sue for in-state college tuition

    By Abby Thomasson Seniors are just now finishing their college applications and receiving their first college acceptances, but more than 23,400 Georgia students are not able to receive in-state tuition that their peers are offered because they are qualified as “illegal immigrants.” Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is a program that was implemented during President Obama’s second term that […]

    DACA students risk losing thousands of dollars from in-state tuition. A group of the students is suing the Board of Regents in hopes of lowering college costs.
  • Davis takes improved, all-inclusive approach to teaching

    By: Allie Schneider Growing up in Warner Robins, Ga., Grady Biology and AP Environmental Science teacher Pierre Davis was a basketball standout, whose potential pointed straight to the NBA. “I thought [basketball] was what I was supposed to do and what I wanted to do,” Davis said. “But basketball is competitive, and there’s no guarantee you’re going to make it […]

    Davis takes improved, all-inclusive approach to teaching
  • Falcons Win NFC Championship and Lead Atlanta Sports

    By Caleb Weinstock The Falcons had a 44-21 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday to win the NFC championship. The dominant win was led by Most Valuable Player candidate Matt Ryan and the injured star receiver Julio Jones. Ryan threw for 392 yards and four touchdowns while Jones had 180 receiving yards with two touchdowns. Falcons head coach […]

    Falcons Win NFC Championship and Lead Atlanta Sports
  • Will a woman ever be president?

    “I’m With Her”: those were the words plastered on the sides of buildings nationwide. Those were the words affixed onto t-shirts donned by men, women and children. Those were the words spread across the back windshields of cars and posted on signs that were proudly displayed in front yards. Those were the words that symbolized standing in solidarity with a […]

    Will a woman ever be president?

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Walker sees Grady debate as a stepping stone to success

March 28, 2017 at 9:20 am

It takes a village. Coined by the Igbo tribe and adopted by Hillary Clinton, this phrase is Grady alum Taylor Walker’s mantra for a successful life. “Grady is that sort...

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The problem with NBA superteams

March 24, 2017 at 8:44 am

By Tyler Randall With the NBA regular season coming to end, the playoff picture was already decided months beforehand. I say this because there is an obvious #1 seed from...

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All Star games waste player’s talent

March 24, 2017 at 9:17 am

By Jacob Dillard All the players in All-Star games will al- ways tell you, “You have to be there” to get the full experience of it. But really, what is there to experience? This...

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Grady parent makes his mark on the music world

Grady parent makes his mark on the music world

March 28, 2017 at 9:21 am

By Cory Dillard Mr. Robert Denton may have a lot to deal with by keeping up with his son in college, and his daughter in high school, but he still has time to travel all over...

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Grady counselor follows passion, writes book about astrology

Grady counselor follows passion, writes book about astrology

March 28, 2017 at 8:29 am

For some, astrology is a pseudoscience, a scam, a fraud. But for Lamar Young, a guidance counselor at Grady High School and author of the recently published book, “What’s...