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Articles By: Josh Weinstock

Comments from parents lack integrity

In The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the Cowardly Lion receives a magical, mysterious liquid from the Wizard that takes away his fearfulness. After a recent incident, it’s clear to me that several Grady parents need a dose. When it was announced that principal Vincent Murray was going to be reassigned, the majority of the vocal response from the community was […]

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TWO’ S COMPANY, BUT 1500’S A CROWD: Students pass through the gates on their way out of the trailer area.

Administration searching for solution to overcrowding

By Eli Mansbach and Josh Weinstock For the past two years, Grady has held some of its engineering classes in the dance studio because there are no available rooms in the main buildings. Recently, there have been concerns that the dance studio may not fit the required dimensions set by Georgia and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. This […]

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Atlanta’s teams suffer same fatal flaw

Atlanta’s teams suffer same fatal flaw

All it took was one swing of the bat. One changeup that just didn’t break and Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Juan Uribe took advantage, smashing it into the left-field bullpen. The Braves had been winning 3-2, in the bottom of the eighth inning, only two outs away from handing the ball to ace closer Craig Kimbrel. But then David […]

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Review: Boys basketball season update

The boys varsity basketball team began its season in the John Morgan Thanksgiving Tournament on Nov. 23-26. The team went 2-1 in the tournament, beating both Meadowcreek and Creekside by fewer than eight points but losing to Fulton Leadership Academy. Head basketball coach Brian Weeden said the team must improve most on defense. “Good teams play defense; defense wins championships,” Weeden said. “Those are […]

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One of the Grady coaches talk to the Grady defensive line during an offensive drive.

Knights Defeat Banneker Trojans in ‘Domecoming’ Win

The Knights rolled over the the Banneker Trojans, winning 52-26 for Grady’s 2013-2014 Homecoming football game as part of APS’s “Domecoming” Day at the Georgia Dome. The Knights got off to an explosive start, going up 21-0 following a rushing touchdown by senior Hakeem Todd, a receiving touchdown by junior Amyr Smith and a pick-six by sophomore defensive back Christion […]

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APS board candidate faces accusations

APS board candidate faces accusations

  On March 18, the Young Middle School Local School Council claimed that current APS Board of Education candidate Shawnna Hayes-Tavares never reimbursed Young Middle School parents a total of $970 the parents had given her for uniforms during a summer camp. Hayes-Tavares, previously banned from the Young Middle School Parent Teacher Student Association by the Georgia PTA for alleged […]

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Restaurants adjust after poor inspections

Restaurants adjust after poor inspections

The Ru San’s on Piedmont Road, only a couple minutes away from Grady, was cited multiple times over the past  four months by Fulton County health inspectors for a roach infestation. The restaurant was shut down on Aug. 5 by the Fulton County Department of Public Health. “Commonly we can only shut a restaurant down if they have an imminent […]

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Data analysis suggests that cheating occurs between A-Day and B-Day classes

Data analysis suggests that cheating occurs between A-Day and B-Day classes

AP English Language and Composition teacher Lisa Willoughby used to give the same test to her A-day and B-day classes. But then, she noticed a pattern in the grade distributions. “I observed that the group that had the second day always did better [on the test] than the group that had the [test the] first day,” Willoughby said. “So initially […]

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