• Redesigned SAT pushes more students toward the ACT

    Beginning March 2016, high school students choosing to take the SAT will experience a redesigned test format which upon first look bears many similar qualities to its rival, the ACT. According to Jed Applerouth, a nationally-certified counselor with a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, the ACT has been gaining popularity in the past few decades, and one of the major drivers […]

    Redesigned SAT pushes more students toward the ACT
  • Focusing in on Brandon Stanton – The man behind the camera and Humans of New York

    Since 2010, Brandon Stanton has been photographing and sharing stories of strangers across New York City on his social media site Humans of New York. HONY began with only a few loyal followers, but has grown to over 15 million across social media networks as well as books. With the blog concentrating on people across New York City, Stanton remains […]

    Focusing in on Brandon Stanton – The man behind the camera and Humans of New York
  • APS to expand cluster, expel overcrowding

        Citing “intestines of trailers” and a swelling population, Superintendent Meria Carstarphen argued that APS has sought too long for short-term solutions to the Grady cluster’s severe overcrowding. On Thursday night, Carstarphen and the Board of Education assured a concerned crowd of community members that those times are over and unveiled a six-year, $93 million project targeted at enlarging […]

    A drawing of Grady's planned expansion portrays a new building complex that extends over the school's current trailer park and grass lot.
  • Desta’s brings a taste of Ethiopia to Atlanta

    From the outside, Desta Ethiopian Kitchen doesn’t look like much. The restaurant sits in the parking lot of a strip mall, entirely suburban in appearance. A number of neon signs plastered overhead advertise a drive-thru that doesn’t exist. Yet the unassuming brick building—one of many ethnic eateries lining Briarcliff Road—is a rough, slightly shabby, oyster shell that hides a pearl. […]

    Desta’s brings a taste of Ethiopia to Atlanta
  • It’s a Peoplestown

    Last fall, the City of Atlanta released plans to demolish a block of homes in historic Peoplestown in order to control flooding in southeast Atlanta. Mayor Kasim Reed first took interest in the block after major flooding in 2012 when El Baker, an 18-year resident of Peoplestown, filed a property damage lawsuit against the city. One person affected by the […]

    It’s a Peoplestown
  • Riptide carries Knights into California

    Over the summer, seniors Jesse Hume and Sloan Hodges competed in the Olympic Development Program (ODP) and played in the USA Water Polo Junior Olympics in Orange County, Ca. for the Miami Riptides Swim Club for the second year in a row. Traveling across the country, they competed on the national level against the best teams in the nation. “We […]

    Riptide carries Knights into California
  • ‘Memphis’ tears down the house

    The musical, Memphis, depicts racial tensions through the lens of the city’s 1950’s music scene. While the integration of black and white styles of music was seen as taboo at the time, young, white and ignorant Huey Calhoun finds himself drawn to African American rock n’ roll. After falling for Felicia Delray, a charming African American singer, Huey begins to […]

    ‘Memphis’ tears down the house
  • Cars drive owners to happiness

    Searching for a cheap, reliable and awesome automotive companion. By: Noah Ptacek  Photo Credit: Robin Naumann  In a way, a good car can be one of our greatest friends. They take us place to place, put a smile on your face, make us yell in anger, and end up being the spawn of some of our most memorable experiences. With […]

    Ferrari 488 GTB
  • Character commits to fight for the Gamecocks

    by Kate Weatherby and Hannah Ferguson Marlon Character Jr., a senior at Grady, recently committed to play football at the University of South Carolina on a full-ride scholarship. Character made this decision after playing football for more than 10 years and having a number of top-ranked colleges around the country try to recruit him, including UGA, Ohio State, Virginia Tech, […]

    Character commits to fight for the Gamecocks
  • PULLMAN YARD: a split future

    Lot finds new use as urban canvas As you drive down DeKalb Avenue on the way to Decatur from Grady, you can’t help but notice the enormous facade of a dirty, run-down building on the right side of the train tracks. Marked distinctly by 12  big blue letters that read, “NOPE DOSE DTEK,” Pullman Yard appears to be nothing but […]

    PULLMAN YARD: a split future

News »

Music Midtown complicates parking for students

October 4, 2015 at 3:58 pm

  The last few weeks have been hectic for all of us at Grady, especially those who drive to school. Every year, the people from Music Midtown take over 10th Street, close...

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Injuries hinder Grey Knights’ high playoff hopes

October 4, 2015 at 3:28 pm

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Syrian Migrant Crisis

September 24, 2015 at 3:04 pm

Noah Ptacek When the word “immigration” is tossed around in America, many people think about people coming...

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Desta’s brings a taste of Ethiopia to Atlanta

Desta’s brings a taste of Ethiopia to Atlanta

September 22, 2015 at 7:09 pm

LITTLE LAMB: Although the lamb tibs (bottom) was slightly over-salted, the dish was scrumptious. A bowl of hearty lentils complemented the brighter flavor of the vegetables...

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Focusing in on Brandon Stanton – The man behind the camera and Humans of New York

Focusing in on Brandon Stanton – The man behind the camera and Humans of New York

September 28, 2015 at 8:44 pm

Stanton, creator of HONY, speaks at Georgia State about his life and experience with his craft. Photo...