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  • School day extended 30 minutes to 4 p.m. from Jan. 29-Mar. 30 to make up snow days

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    Local News

    Westside Bellwood Quarry to become next Atlanta park

  • Avery Gray, Sophomore

    SPORTS

    New football coach sets expectations for team

  • Avery Gray, Sophomore

    Adminstration

    Weather cancellations lead to school day extension

  • Avery Gray, Sophomore

    SPORTS

    Student balances academia and athletics

  • Avery Gray, Sophomore

    NEWS

    School district ‘lands’ a great deal from the mayor

  • The Other Side of Illness
  • Okeh, a patient and disciplined presence in science department
  • HQ trivia app grows in popularity among students, faculty
  • Senior Avery Welty-Green spends afternoons in the air
  • Custodian Walton splits time between Grady and philanthropy
  • Males suffer body image issues, too
  • The Other Side of Illness
    Personality Profiles

    The Other Side of Illness

    Kiki Soto, Writer

    Sitting at a desk at Grady High School, her mind wandered off into… 3, 7, 7, 3, 3, 3, 7, 7. Again. 3, 7, 7, 3, 3, 3, 7, 7. Again. 3, 7, 7, 3, 3, 3, 7, 7. Maggie recited her favorite numbers over and over again to herself.  “I was diagnosed at 12, around the same time people realized I had to wipe away the...

    Grady student Maggie Watkins suffers with balancing Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and high school.

  • Okeh, a patient and disciplined presence in science department
    Personality Profiles

    Okeh, a patient and disciplined presence in science department

    Lili Chalfant and Aidan Downey The new teacher is already extremely involved in the school’s science department, as he teaches almost every science-related class. Mr. Godwin Okeh teaches biology, physics, environmental science and anatomy. He teaches alone and co-teaches with Mr. Nikolai Curtis, ...

    Mr. Okeh, originally from Nigeria, now teaches in the science department at Grady.

    Nafez Zohbi

  • HQ trivia app grows in popularity among students, faculty

    HQ trivia app grows in popularity among students, faculty

    Morgan Watkins

    Students sit in their fourth period classes, waiting for the day to end. One student impatiently taps his feet on the floor, unconsciously making a beat; another gnaws on her pencil, leaving saliva and bite marks on her writing utensil. The clock reads 2:59 p.m.. The kid tapping his feet increases the speed...

    Junior Olivia Hunter pulls her phone out to play 'HQ' in the Vincent Murray Auditorium on Thursday, Jan 25, 2018. Hunter looks anxiously at the phone as Scott "Scotty" Rogowsky prepares to deliver the first question.

  • Senior Avery Welty-Green spends afternoons in the air
    Personality Profiles

    Senior Avery Welty-Green spends afternoons in the air

    Anya Lomsadze, Managing Editor of News

    Senior Avery Welty-Green spends her time after school in the air — literally. While most Grady students head up to debate practice on the C-300 hall or cross country at Piedmont Park, Welty-Green chooses to go 10 feet off the ground. Her favorite hobby is doing silk aerial, a form of acrobatics. ...

    Senior Avery Welty-Green hangs in the air while performing a trick in her favorite hobby: silk aerial.

  • Custodian Walton splits time between Grady and philanthropy
    Personality Profiles

    Custodian Walton splits time between Grady and philanthropy

    Max Nevins

    Changing the ceiling tiles, installing new light bulbs and cleaning up spills are not always jobs acknowledged by students and staff at Grady. These tasks are only a few of the custodial staffs’ responsibilities. For Quintez Walton, or “Mr. Q”, who has been a custodian at Grady for over a year, knowi...

  • Males suffer body image issues, too
    Student Life

    Males suffer body image issues, too

    Joanna Baker

    In the boys’ locker room, the sound of the tardy bell is drowned out by the slamming of lockers and a deafening chatter. Boys stand shirtless, talking casually with each other. On the outside, they seem confident and proud. However, this isn’t what gym is like for freshman Jake Sanchez*. Instead...

    Men can be unhappy with their body image regardless of what their body looks like.

    Illustration by Joanna Baker

Students report language programs as ineffective
Westside Bellwood Quarry to become next Atlanta park
Weather cancellations lead to school day extension

Boys and girls swim teams win city championships

January 25, 2018

School district ‘lands’ a great deal from the mayor

School district ‘lands’ a great deal from the mayor

January 17, 2018

Clark named Knights’ new football coach

Clark named Knights’ new football coach

January 6, 2018

Overcrowded classes impact learning experience

Overcrowded classes impact learning experience

December 18, 2017

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Issue of the Week

Should students be allowed to give Valentine's Day gifts at school?

  • Yes, it's a friendly gesture. Spread the love! (0%, 0 Votes)
  • No, not everyone has a "valentine" and it could make people feel left out. (0%, 0 Votes)

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Recent Sports Scores
  • Thursday, February 15

    Varsity Baseball

    Henry W. Grady High School 17 - McNair 2

  • Tuesday, February 13

    Varsity Baseball

    Henry W. Grady High School 2 - Southwest DeKalb 3

  • Tuesday, February 13

    Boys Soccer

    Henry W. Grady High School 7 - Drew Charter 0

  • Tuesday, February 13

    Girls Varsity Soccer

    Henry W. Grady High School 7 - Drew Charter School Senior Academy 1

  • Monday, February 12

    Boys JV Soccer

    Henry W. Grady High School 10 - Jackson 0

  • Monday, February 12

    Boys Varsity Lacrosse

    Henry W. Grady High School 13 - Lakeside 10

  • Saturday, February 10

    Boys Varsity Soccer

    Henry W. Grady High School 3 - Paidea 1

  • Saturday, February 10

    Girls Varsity Soccer

    Henry W. Grady High School 2 - Paideia 0

  • Thursday, February 8

    Girls Varsity Lacrosse

    Henry W. Grady High School 12 - PACE Academy 8

  • Tuesday, February 6

    Boys Varsity Soccer

    Henry W. Grady High School 1 - PACE Academy 0

Atlanta’s major sports teams disappoint fans
Boys soccer aims for state championship
Grady has high hopes for upcoming season
Lambert creates Sports Hall of Fame

Lambert creates Sports Hall of Fame

February 6, 2018

Exchange student brings love of soccer to Grady

Exchange student brings love of soccer to Grady

February 6, 2018

Freshmen expected to impact girls track team

Freshmen expected to impact girls track team

January 30, 2018

New football coach sets expectations for team

New football coach sets expectations for team

January 29, 2018

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Sports In Motion

The Southerner's Henry Smalley discusses the outlook for the tennis team's 2018 season with new head coach Valerie Taylor on Feb. 5, 2018.

The Other Side of Illness
Okeh, a patient and disciplined presence in science department
HQ trivia app grows in popularity among students, faculty

HQ trivia app grows in popularity among students, faculty

January 31, 2018

Senior Avery Welty-Green spends afternoons in the air

Senior Avery Welty-Green spends afternoons in the air

January 22, 2018

Custodian Walton splits time between Grady and philanthropy

Custodian Walton splits time between Grady and philanthropy

January 22, 2018

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Southerner Conversations

The Southerner's Katie Earles speaks with Ronnie Goings, Grady Class of 1959. This is the second in a series of oral history interviews to commemorate the school's 70th anniversary this year. Published published Jan. 23, 2018

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A Difference of Opinion

In "Difference of Opinion" episode 3, Southerner editors Alex Opsahl and Jack Hudson debate (on Feb. 8, 2018) the merits and drawbacks of leaving campus for lunch.

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