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Holiday message to Grady community

Mario Herrera

December 12, 2018

Filed under Comment, Letters to the Editor

Dear Editors, The holiday season is one filled with expectation … of two weeks off from classes, of no more tests and homework. I find that I seem to look forward to winter break more as a teacher than when I was in high school myself. Winter break is always a time for friends and gatherings, celebrations and revelry. This season, however, is the first time for many who ...

Popularity of class rings creates chaotic environment for students

Popularity of class rings creates chaotic environment for students

December 10, 2018

Satire An ocean of students flooded the E100 hallway outside the library. They buzzed with excitement as they waited in line to get sized. Students trying to ...

Dealing with depression as a freshman

Dealing with depression as a freshman

December 5, 2018

Being a freshman, high school is a whole new world than the one I was used to a year ago. Heartbreak, stress, depression and pain are things that no one...

Minecraft ushers game-based learning to classrooms

Minecraft ushers game-based learning to classrooms

December 5, 2018

Satire Schools across the district are beginning to integrate an unconventional resource into their daily curriculums: Minecraft. The 2009-era Mojang v...

Social media amplifies the split between political parties

Social media amplifies the split between political parties

December 3, 2018

The current generation of teenagers are inseparably associated with social media. Although many people view platforms such as Instagram and Twitter as way...

Voting age should be lowered, politically active teens need voice

Voting age should be lowered, politically active teens need voice

November 28, 2018

The national voting age in the U.S. is currently 18 years old, but the Southerner Editorial board thinks the voting age should be lowered to 16  year...

Midterm elections greatly affect Republican Party

Midterm elections greatly affect Republican Party

November 15, 2018

Voters from rural, urban and suburban counties across the nation eagerly anticipated the midterm elections. Democrats canvassed across states, including Georgi...

Kavanaugh confirmation: “Disappointed but not surprised”

Kavanaugh confirmation: “Disappointed but not surprised”

November 12, 2018

I can sum up my opinion on the Kavanaugh confirmation in four words: “Disappointed but not surprised” As soon as I heard the news that a woman had...

We don’t need what we won’t read

We don’t need what we won’t read

November 6, 2018

Textbooks have been distributed in schools in almost every classroom for years, but, do we really need them? They are a waste of money for the school a...

Under Armour brand sponsors APS athletic teams

Under Armour brand sponsors APS athletic teams

Abby Peters, Comment Section Editor

November 1, 2018

Filed under Comment, Front Slideshow, Satire

Satire The cheerleaders’ cheeks blushed from embarrassment as the opposing team laughed at them. They tried to pull their shirts down, but the bagg...

Another mass shooting: how and when will it end?

Another mass shooting: how and when will it end?

October 29, 2018

At Grady, as far as I know, I am one of six observant Jewish students in the 12th grade. There is often confusion at my school about Judaism. There wil...

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