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  • Immigration crackdown raises students’ fears, anxiety of deportation

    The November presidential election brought a wave of mixed feelings across the nation; some were left excited, some unsure and others were left in utter dismay. However, the dominant feeling across immigrant communities and households post election was fear. “[The election] was really saddening,” Grady junior and Mexican American, Jazmin Cruz said. “It was evident that the situation for immigrants […]

  • Track team brings home third-place state finish

    The boys track team scored 50 points in the GHSA 5A State Championship meet, earning a third-place finish in the state for the second year in a row. “Every time you make the podium at the state meet, that’s an accomplishment,’’ said coach Del Ellerton. “We had a goal of winning a state championship, and we fell short of that.” […]

    Track team brings home third-place state finish
  • NBA needs to address tanking

      As this season’s NBA Playoffs begin, it is very apparent there’s a large talent gap throughout the league between the few elite teams, the middle class, and the ever-growing group of bottomfeeders. Despite a season in which we saw numerous records broken and amazing individual performances, this year’s Larry O’Brien Trophy is all but guaranteed to be taken by […]

  • Boys soccer team exceeds expectations, reaches Final Four

    The Grady Boys’ soccer team fell to reigning state champions McIntosh 4-1 in the Final Four. Despite moving up from 6-AAAA to 6-AAAAA, the boys had a very successful season, ending the season with a 11-5-2 regular season record, and a No. 4 seed in the state playoffs. They were not able to replicate last year’s regular season success, as […]

  • Boys Lacrosse team sees first playoff appearance in program history

    By Charlie Toole History is not a term that is often thrown around when talking about high school sports teams, but for the Knights’ Boys Lacrosse team, it is something they have rallied behind this season. Last year, the boys finished with their best record in program history, but graduated six seniors, most of whom were a major part of […]

    Boys Lacrosse team sees first playoff appearance in program history
  • 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

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Immigration crackdown raises students’ fears, anxiety of deportation

May 23, 2017 at 1:32 pm

The November presidential election brought a wave of mixed feelings across the nation; some were left excited, some unsure and others were left in utter dismay. However, the...

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Track team brings home third-place state finish

Track team brings home third-place state finish

May 23, 2017 at 9:55 am

Babakarr Randall cruises to a first-place finish in the preliminary round of the 200-meters at the state track meet. His time of 21.17 ranks 21st in the country. The boys...

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The minimum wage should not rise

May 23, 2017 at 9:33 am

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law in March that raises the state minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next six years.  Other companies, cities and states...

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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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Atlanta City Council Votes on New Beltline Light System

May 17, 2017 at 11:58 am

Over the past year, the Atlanta Beltline Partnership has been campaigning to raise $1.1 million to start putting up a high-tech lighting system on the Ponce De Leon stretch...