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Cheating runs rampant, teachers search for long-term solutions

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 […]

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Syrian refugee Heval Kelli finds success in America, gives back to community

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 […]

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Churches foster BLM movement, fight for racial equality

Churches foster BLM movement, fight for racial equality

In Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1963 “Letter from the Birmingham Jail,’’ he wrote the church should not act as a thermometer that recorded the ideas and principles of popular opinion, but rather as a thermostat, setting the temperature for the rest of society. Fifty-three years later, social movements demanding racial equality have not ended, and neither has the involvement of […]

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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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Senior stars enjoying record shattering seasons

The Grady offense has been one of the leading forces behind the success of the Grey Knights, and this is due largely to the record shattering seasons by senior quarterback Caylin Newton and senior wide receiver Jacquez Sloan. Newton, who amassed 2862 passing yards in the regular season, became the first Grady quarterback to ever throw for 3000 yards in […]

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Grady tops Riverwood in unexpected close game

The Grady Grey Knights beat the Riverwood Raiders 15-14 with the game winning score coming on an 80 yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Caylin Newton to senior wide receiver Jacquez Sloan and a successful two point conversion from the same pair. Riverwood came into the game with a 4-4 record but was able to force a tough game on […]

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Agenda behind OSD not as simple as ABCs

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 […]

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Dance team: ‘Versace tie’ on marching band’s tuxedo

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 […]

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Orlando shooting incites arguments, not change

Orlando shooting incites arguments, not change

A week after the gunman Omar Mateen open fired in the Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., vigils are still taking place. The families still suffer, friends still mourn, and yet it seems like the country has almost moved on. Forty-nine people were killed, and 53 others were wounded in what has become the worst mass shooting in U.S. […]

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