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    Knights lose players to transfer rules, focus on feeder schools

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    The New Sexual Education

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  • Rap music limits variety at dances
  • SGA President Burras starts nonprofit organization
  • The Day of the Dead is a living tradition
Elementary school girls advocate for dress code change

Elementary school girls advocate for dress code change

Charlotte Spears

November 15, 2017

Two little girls stood on their tiptoes to reach the microphone on the lectern. Their brightly colored leggings and pigtails stood out in the crowd of busin...

New testing policy covers STEM AP tests

New testing policy covers STEM AP tests

Cory Dillard, Arts and Entertainment Section Editor

November 13, 2017

Every year, students take different combinations of Advanced Placement exams, and every year, Grady changes policies regarding the payment for those exams. ...

Alum Westmoreland wins Atlanta City Council seat

November 10, 2017

Brief Grady alumnus and former Atlanta Board of Education member Matt Westmoreland had a strong win on Tuesday for an at-large post for the Atlanta ...

The New Sexual Education

The New Sexual Education

November 6, 2017

Georgia Tech shooting shifts mental health crisis to spotlight

Georgia Tech shooting shifts mental health crisis to spotlight

October 24, 2017

Alum Matt Westmoreland leaves school board for city council

Alum Matt Westmoreland leaves school board for city council

October 23, 2017

Road diet aims to slim down Monroe Drive

Road diet aims to slim down Monroe Drive

October 23, 2017

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Tuesday, November 14

    Preseason Varsity Boys Basketball

    Henry W. Grady High School 48 - South Atlanta 83

  • Tuesday, November 14

    Varsity Girls Preseason Basketball

    Henry W. Grady High School 41 - South Atlanta 38

  • Friday, November 3

    Varsity Football

    Henry W. Grady High School 18 - Banneker 21

  • Friday, October 27

    Varsity Football

    Henry W. Grady High School 35 - Riverwood 32

  • Thursday, October 26

    Henry W. Grady High School 25 - Decatur 55

  • Thursday, October 26

    Girls Cross Country

    Henry W. Grady High School 25 - Decatur 55

  • Saturday, October 21

    Varsity Football

    Henry W. Grady High School 7 - Maynard Jackson 45

Coaches plan to invest in future seasons

Coaches plan to invest in future seasons

Kaitlin Palaian, Writer

November 13, 2017No Comments

After a difficult season last year, the girl’s basketball team has a new coach. Roderick Hill, former Inman Middle School head coach, replaced Carla Smith. Over the past fi...

Captains’ practices improve play, camaraderie

Reid Barry, Staff member

November 13, 2017No Comments

Winter is coming and most fall sports are winding down. However, spring sports are warming up.  The work for many spring sports team doesn’t start in January, but rathe...

Grady celebrates ‘Senior Knight’ as Banneker wins 21-18

Grady celebrates ‘Senior Knight’ as Banneker wins 21-18

Alex Langan and Sean Sweeney

November 8, 2017No Comments

Grady finished the season 2-7 after a 21-18 loss at home to Banneker (8-2) on Fri. Nov. 3 to seal its first losing season since 2001. The Trojans went up 21-0 in the third quarte...

Knights lose players to transfer rules, focus on feeder schools

Knights lose players to transfer rules, focus on feeder schools

November 6, 2017

Young Knights reverse winning football culture, start season 2-6

Young Knights reverse winning football culture, start season 2-6

October 30, 2017

Cross country finishes 5th at state meet

Cross country finishes 5th at state meet

October 27, 2017

Is there a Knee-d to Stand or Sit?

October 24, 2017

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Sports In Motion

The Southerner's Nafez Zohbi speaks with girls basketball coach Roderick Hill on Nov. 17 about the team's outlook for the upcoming season. The Lady Knights' first regular season game is Nov. 20 against Hardaway in the Columbus High School Shoot Out.

Jackson Markovic succeeds through Grady Photography Program

Jackson Markovic succeeds through Grady Photography Program

Parker Killenberg

November 21, 2017No Comments

The annual Atlanta Celebrates Photography had its open exhibition this past October, and Creative Loafing awarded exemplary photographers shown in the exhibit. Senior Jack...

Quiz Bowl Team buzzes first at initial tournament

Quiz Bowl Team buzzes first at initial tournament

Katie Earles, Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2017No Comments

Quiz Bowl is a quiz-based sport that tests players on a wide variety of academic subjects. In the past two months, the new Grady Quiz Bowl team has answered questions cov...

Rap music limits variety at dances

Rap music limits variety at dances

November 6, 2017

SGA President Burras starts nonprofit organization

SGA President Burras starts nonprofit organization

November 6, 2017

The Day of the Dead is a living tradition

The Day of the Dead is a living tradition

November 4, 2017

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Southerner Conversations

Chandler Morris, the Southerner's online managing editor, speaks with Rebecca Snow, Class of 1964, during Grady's 70th-year reunion on Nov. 4. Snow speaks about the era of Grady's integration during her junior year. First in a series.

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School Breaks Unfairly Based Around Christian Holidays

Jordan Killenberg

November 20, 2017No Comments

By Jordan Killenberg While American public schools are supposed to be secular, Christianity clearly prevails in most states, as evident through school celebrations and decorations. When I was at Inman Middle School, I remembe...

Spelman now accepting transgender students: victory and controversy

Spelman now accepting transgender students: victory and controversy

Rachel Price

November 14, 2017No Comments

By Rachel Price In Metro Atlanta, Spelman and Morehouse College are two of the most prestigious historically black colleges in Georgia. Founded in 1881 as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, Spelman College is the oldest h...

Grady should offer more real-life, practical classes

Dana Richie, Freshman

November 13, 2017No Comments

Dear Editors, High school is all about preparing you for college, which is ultimately preparing you for the real world. While many students know how to factor a quadratic function or identify the organelles in a cell, ...

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A Difference of Opinion

In "Difference of Opinion" episode 2, Southerner editors Jack Rafferty and Sophie Rivard debate the merits and drawbacks to high schools encouraging all students to attend college. Oct. 31.

Southerner Podcast: 1, Oct. 11, 2017 – Self Segregation Persists

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