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BEHIND THE SCENES: Co-hosts Bianca Weber (Left) and Chloe Huggins (Right) discuss sexism in the film industry on the third episode of their podcast

Seniors’ podcast explores social and environmental issues

September 9, 2020

With the headlines raging every day with stories about social injustice, racial inequality, and gender bias, it is hard for anyone to be immune from being...

Senior Zola Sullivan embellishes a t-shirt with a hand-carved stamp. She will later list it on her Instagram account and will donate all of the proceeds to the Black Visions Collective and the Center for Black Equality. Sullivan has posted over 70 items for sale on her Instagram page @w4terforwings.

Art Activism: Student artists support Black Lives Matter

June 26, 2020

“I can’t breathe” The plea heard around the world, uttered by George Floyd on May 25 while Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin  kneeled on his neck on, killing him, has resonated with many. For some proactive Grady students, Floyd’s cry has serve...

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness is a new hit documentary on Netflix starring private zoo owner Joe Exotic.

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness

May 15, 2020

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness, the new Netflix sensation, has surpassed anyone’s preconceived notions of what a documentary could be. Just...

John Krasinski in the first episode of Some Good News.

John Krasinski raises spirits with Some Good News channel

May 10, 2020

The widespread outbreak of COVID-19 has changed life as we know it. School is online, “social distancing” is in our everyday vocabulary and shelter...

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10 sports movies to watch during social distancing

May 6, 2020

It’s been over 50 days since most sports ended, and boredom is starting to reach unprecedented levels. I can’t speak for everyone, but the lack of s...

Best books to read during quarantine

Best books to read during quarantine

May 5, 2020

During quarantine, we have more time on our hands. A great way to fill that time is by reading good books. Here are ten quality books across all genres...

Sisters and Grady alumni, Chloe and Leah Smith (left to right) formed internationally recognized band, Rising Appalachia. Their music style blends folk and hip-hop, inspired by traditional Appalachian music and their childhood growing up in Atlanta. They have used their music as a platform for advocacy and social justice and have started movements such as the Slow Music Movement and #IamResilient.

Grady alumni form band, Rising Appalachia, inspired by their childhood and social justice

April 16, 2020

“What are we going to do with the wickeds of the world? Make magic.”  This is a lyric written by sisters and Grady alumni, Leah (stage name Leah ...

Sophomores Yazmin Suastegui-Perulero and Shara Moghim Larestani collaborated on a painting showing the

7 Stages provides unconventional learning process

April 16, 2020

7 Stages, a program aimed towards bringing artistic value into education, recently visited Grady for a five-week session. The program, called "The...

Junior Inaya Abdul-Haqq (left), who plays Bird Seller, and Madison Ford, who plays Tobias, run through their scenes during vocal rehearsal with Mr. Hill.

Behind the scenes of “Sweeney Todd”

February 7, 2020

The theater department has been working tirelessly on its spring musical, “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” through set-building, vocal work an...

Year-round farmers markets attract customers

Year-round farmers markets attract customers

February 4, 2020

Many people start the new year with resolutions. One of the most typical resolutions is to eat healthier, a goal that can be made easier through farmers...

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