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Protests break out in Atlanta in wake of Trump election

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. […]

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Victory for Trump sends nation into uncertainty

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. […]

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Timothy Guiney (courtesy of Adamson Middle School)

Guiney departs, Bockman serves in interim

Grady Principal Timothy Guiney will leave effective Sept. 9 to become Associate Superintendent in Clayton County Public Schools pending board approval Aug. 29. Guiney declined additional comment after announcing his departure in a staff meeting earlier today.  “While we are all disappointed that Mr. Guiney is leaving Grady after two years as principal, we are excited that he leaves for […]

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Flint citizens continue to feel aftermath of water crisis

On April 16, 2013, former Flint, Mich. emergency managers, Darnell Earley and Ed Kurtz, decided to use water from Lake Huron instead of from Detroit pipes for the city’s supply, believing the decision would save millions of dollars. Because the completion of the Lake Huron pipeline was projected to take up to three years to complete, on April 25, 2014, […]

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Man found squished inside Grady locker

(April Fool’s Satire) Forty-two-year-old Eustace Stubbs was discovered inside a sophomore’s locker on the C200 floor Friday evening. The student, who asked that she remain anonymous, says she was traumatized by her discovery. “I wasn’t able to get into my locker until last week,” she said. “My combination was wrong. When I finally figured out how to open it, I […]

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BREAKING NEWS

Atlanta Public Schools has released the following statement concerning the recent death of a Grady student: “Dear Grady Family, Last night we were informed that ninth grade student Alexia Hyneman was struck by a vehicle while riding her bike and was seriously injured. She passed away this afternoon. APS’s crisis team will be available to students and staff on Wednesday. […]

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Latin teacher Allen wins district honor

Latin teacher Allen wins district honor

By Grace Madlem and Lily Soto Scott Allen, Grady 2014-2015 teacher of the year, won district teacher of the year for 2015-2016 on Oct 29. “I think a lot of it had to do with the connection and the relationship I foster with my students,” Allen said. “I try to keep the atmosphere pretty light in general.” Allen, along with […]

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Victim Keiunte Wallace finds sanctuary in a nearby restaurant, leaving blood in the parking lot of Midtown Plaza. Photo by Carolyn Capelouto.

Former Grady student, bystander shot outside football game

By Keegan Hasson & Kelly Scollard Playing beneath Friday night lights on Sept. 4, Knights defensive tackle Kodie Stringer figured the game would end normally: violence on the field followed by a locker-room recovery. But in the third quarter, the sounds of gunshots ringing through the stadium instantly thwarted his hopes. In the midst of the chaotic confusion, a stampede […]

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Board of Education meeting gives way for goodbyes and brings forth beginnings

Board of Education meeting gives way for goodbyes and brings forth beginnings

By Jenni Rogan and Mary Claire Morris Superintendent Erroll Davis attended his last meeting APS Board of Education on June 2. Although this meeting marked an end for Davis, many new beginnings were sparked from the legislation passed during the meeting. At the legislative meeting, the members of the board approved 10 new principals for Atlanta schools, including Grady’s new […]

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Board of education votes to approve principal hires

Board of education votes to approve principal hires

The Atlanta Board of Education released on its website the names of 10 principals and will vote to approve the candidates at a board meeting on Monday, June 2. The board approved Timothy Guiney as the new Grady principal. Guiney has worked as an educator for 12 years in the Clayton County School District as both an administrator and an […]

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