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Reopening of the David T. Howard building

The future in the present: Atlanta Public Schools provides a rendering of the finished Howard building. The David T. Howard school in Old Fourth Ward will reopen in 2020 as the Grady cluster’s new middle school, replacing the current Inman middle school. The push for renovation stems from Inman’s overcrowding and ongoing request for the building to be put back to use. This is the first time the building will see an integrated student body.

Reopening of the David T. Howard building

Tyler Jones, writer

The neighborhood of Old Fourth Ward is one of the newest up-and-coming areas in Atlanta. Among the extension of the Beltline and crop up of high-end apartment buildings, there i...

August 22, 2017

Local Boy Scouts attend Trump’s Speech at National Jamboree, leave with questions

Thomas Pierce

Scouts were able to do activities such as swimming, archery, and biking in the area.

Local Boy Scouts attend Trump’s Speech at National Jamboree, leave with questions

Katie Earles, Co-Editor in Chief

Whistles, shouts and applause resounded from men and boys donning tan shirts with colorful patches and cargo pants. Excitement and anticipation filled the crowd on the sunny ...

August 22, 2017

NMSI boosts funds, AP courses, college readiness

Jordan Killenberg

This year, Grady became one of the 1,063 high schools across the nation to implement the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) College Readiness Program. This program...

August 21, 2017

Exhibit shows American landscape, celebrates culture

The Southerner

The High Museum of Art’s latest exhibit, Cross Country: The Power of Place in American Art, 1915–1950, which is on display until May 7, focuses on American artwork and...

June 5, 2017

Designer sketches way to runway

Designer sketches way to runway

June 5, 2017

Morningside’s national award attracts families

June 1, 2017

Death of former mock trial coach leaves void in community

Death of former mock trial coach leaves void in community

June 1, 2017

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Issue of the Week

Should Atlanta Public Schools give an excused absence for students who missed school to view the Aug. 21 eclipse?

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Monday, August 21

    Volleyball

    Henry W. Grady High School 2 - North Atlanta 0

  • Saturday, August 19

    Volleyball

    Henry W. Grady High School 2 - Drew Charter 0

  • Saturday, August 19

    Volleyball

    Henry W. Grady High School 2 - Tri-Cities 0

  • Saturday, August 19

    Volleyball

    Henry W. Grady High School 2 - Douglass 0

  • Friday, August 18

    Football

    Henry W. Grady High School 7 - North Atlanta 21

  • Friday, August 18

    1st Qtr Football

    Henry W. Grady High School 7 - North Atlanta 14

  • Friday, August 18

    Volleyball

    Henry W. Grady High School 2 - Washington 0

  • Friday, August 18

    Volleyball

    Henry W. Grady High School 2 - Kipp Atlanta Collegiate 0

  • Thursday, August 17

    Softball

    Henry W. Grady High School 2 - Therrell 24

  • Tuesday, August 15

    Softball

    Henry W. Grady High School 4 - Coretta Scott King 20

SPORTS

An Era of Superteams

Bram Mansbach, Sports

Comment These days in sports, we are no longer in the age of the franchise players. Now is the day of the superteams. With teams like the Golden State Warriors, Cleveland...

August 22, 2017

New athletic director works double-duty

New athletic director works double-duty

Max Nevins and Zoe Madlem

The start of a new school year brings about many changes around campus, and the athletic department is no exception. John Lambert will be filling the athletic director position ...

August 22, 2017

Young Knights football team fills big shoes, seeks success

Young Knights football team fills big shoes, seeks success

August 21, 2017

Cavaliers will benefit from Kyrie Irving Trade

August 21, 2017

Braves; Keep or Trade?

August 21, 2017

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LIFESTYLE

Solar eclipses create bond between Grady in 1984, 2017

Olivia Podber, Co-Editor in Chief

The first tell-tale sign that a solar eclipse was occurring was the sheer magnitude of people who, in unison, pointed their glasses-covered eyes toward the Sun. It wa...

August 22, 2017

Copeland named Kelly Award Winner

Copeland named Kelly Award Winner

The Southerner

By Max Nevins and Jordan Killenberg At the end of every school year, Grady’s senior class chooses its favorite teacher to be the recipient of the annual Marian P. Kelly...

June 1, 2017

EOSL creates global community

EOSL creates global community

June 1, 2017

Atlanta City Council Votes on New Beltline Light System

Atlanta City Council Votes on New Beltline Light System

May 17, 2017

Star Provisions moves to exciting new location

May 9, 2017

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COMMENT

Lunch Break too short, needs expansion

Lunch Break too short, needs expansion

Josh Wolfe, Junior Online Editor

A 30-minute lunch break is way too short. As students, we need to have enough time during our lunch break to eat our lunch, hang out with friends, catch up on schoolwork, or even nap. My lunch period started at 12:30 p.m. I clos...

August 22, 2017No Comments

Campus appears segregated through eyes of a newcomer

Sean Sweeney, Staff Writer

On my first day at Grady High School, many specific details were apparent. Grady has multiple buildings, there is a strict cell phone policy and students have a large area to dwell in during lunch hour. The differenc...

August 21, 2017No Comments

Trump’s Korea talk is nothing short of childish, Guam left to take the heat

Alex Durham, Comment Assistant Managing Editor

Recently President Trump has been speaking very openly about North Korea’s threats of using nuclear force. On Tuesday he threatened to unleash “fire and fury” on Korea, then on Thursday, after receiving lots pu...

August 12, 2017No Comments

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