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  • Protests break out in Atlanta in wake of Trump election

    By Chandler Morris In response to Donald Trump being announced the next president of the United States, citizens have taken to the streets with signs and megaphones to protest. Protests have broken out in large cities across the country, including Atlanta. On Wednesday, Nov. 9, one day after Trump’s election was announced, a protest against him began in Piedmont Park. […]

    Protests break out in Atlanta in wake of Trump election
  • Victory for Trump sends nation into uncertainty

    At approximately 3 a.m. today, Donald Trump was announced the next president of the United States. The election was a drastic turn from the expected and stunned the country, Republicans and Democrats alike. Trump, the Republican candidate, won the election with 279 electoral votes, Democrat Hillary Clinton had 228. Clinton, however, won the popular vote 47.7 percent to 47.5 percent. […]

    Victory for Trump sends nation into uncertainty
  • Knights defeat Trojans in regular season finale, prepare for playoffs

    The Knights finished their regular season on a strong note with a 20-14 win over the Banneker Trojans, ending their season with a 9-1 record, their best regular season record since the 2010 season, when they also went 9-1. The game started with multiple Knights’ mistakes. The defense gave up a 6-yard rush to Banneker’s junior quarterback Dionte Bonneau with 7:32 left […]

    Knights defeat Trojans in regular season finale, prepare for playoffs
  • Wave of spirit washes over students for Homecoming week

    Grady students walked through the doors early Monday morning wearing nightgowns, slippers,and robes for pajama day. Homecoming had begun and a wave of school spirit washed over the entire student body for the upcoming week. The tradition of “spirit week” includes five days, each uniquely themed to pump up the students for the weekend. Pajamas, greasers versus socs, cross-dress, and […]

    Wave of spirit washes over students for Homecoming week
  • Agenda behind OSD not as simple as ABCs

    By Chandler Morris Georgians will decide whether to pass Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposed state constitutional amendment creating an Opportunity School District (OSD) on Nov. 8. The referendum known as “Amendment 1,’’ gives the OSD power to take over and attempt turn around “failing’’ Georgia schools. As the voting date approaches, tensions are rising and campaigns on opposite sides of the […]

    Agenda behind OSD not as simple as ABCs
  • Midtown named one of America’s `Great Neighborhoods’ of 2016

    Midtown Atlanta is one of the top communities in America, according to the American Planning Association. In granting the designation, the association factored in building design, street connectivity and safety. “We were awarded because we are an up-and-coming city with all the right aspects, including an excellent transportation network, a sense of walkability, our connection to the arts, our history, […]

    Midtown named one of America’s `Great Neighborhoods’ of 2016
  • Dance team: ‘Versace tie’ on marching band’s tuxedo

    By Chandler Morris Every football game and pep rally the Grady dance team performs for the student body. While students only see the routine, there is much more that goes into being a member of the dance team. Before becoming a member, dancers have to go through tryouts. A panel of coaches from other schools judge and score dancers on […]

    Dance team: ‘Versace tie’ on marching band’s tuxedo
  • Bikers head over wheels for new club

    The after-school life at Grady seems to be never-ending. With the Robotics Team’s kids running around in their underground lair, to the Debate kids who can be found practicing into the late hours of the night. With new clubs starting each year, there never seems to be a lack of things to do after school. Bike Club, started by senior […]

    By Sarah Gebba
  • Beehive brings together local artists and community

    From the outside, the Beehive is a square brick building surrounded by restaurants and other shops in the Edgewood Retail District. A step inside brings scents of lavender and vanilla body butters and soaps, which line the shelves. The song “Feeling Good” by Nina Simone plays in the background, giving the room a relaxed and upbeat mood. On one wall, […]

    The Beehive displays products, including soaps, clothing, pins and postcards. The store's variety appeals to a wide range of tastes.
  • New Atlanta Ballet director ‘pointes’ to bright future

    After more than 20 years with the company, Atlanta Ballet artistic director John McFall retired. San Francisco Ballet principal dancer Gennadi Nedvigin becomes the company’s new director for the 2016-2017 season. Fans and Atlanta Ballet dancers are excited to see what fresh energy Nedvigin will bring to Atlanta. “Atlanta Ballet is really good about training well-rounded dancers,” sophomore Grace Semler […]

    Spectators watch Atlanta Ballet dancers Kiara Felder (left) and Alessa Rogers (right) perform outside Ponce City Market. New director Gennadi Nedvigin hopes to bring energy to the upcoming season.

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Bockman implements retake policy, gives students chance for mastery

November 30, 2016 at 8:58 am

Principal Dr. Betsy Bockman stood at the front of the cafeteria on Oct. 17 to discuss the grading expectations of Atlanta Public Schools (APS). She emphasized the APS retake...

Sports »

Congress needs to take a gamble, regulate fantasy

November 30, 2016 at 9:27 am

With manipulative daily fantasy sports apps such as recently merged DraftKings and FanDuel on the rise, there is a need for more legislation regarding sports gambling. A...

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School breaks unfairly based around Christian holidays

November 29, 2016 at 9:05 pm

By Jordan Killenberg The topic of religion in schools is controversial and constantly debated in both politics and the school environment. While American public schools are...

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‘Java Vino’ revamped for a day to honor ‘Gilmore Girls’

November 10, 2016 at 1:25 pm

By Kaitlyn Carroll and Tabby Hatem Review The typically relaxed environment of the North Highland Java Vino has been replaced with a loud, anxious crowd of Netflix-lovers....

Lifestyle »

Coffee shop transforms into Gilmore Girls’ Luke’s Diner

Coffee shop transforms into Gilmore Girls’ Luke’s Diner

December 2, 2016 at 10:26 am

By: Kaitlyn Carroll and Tabby Hatem The typically relaxed environment of the North Highland Java Vino has been replaced with a loud, anxious crowd of Netflix-lovers. On October...