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Books are necessary for higher learning

Anya Lomsadze, News Managing Editor

December 5, 2017

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To today’s teenagers, the first thing they think of when they hear “story” is Snapchat. Reading stories for fun has become a relic of the past, a childish endeavor suitable only for the days when we dreamt of spells and so...

Students should not be assigned extra reading

James Bryan, Comment Managing Editor

December 5, 2017

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In the status quo, students at Grady are not reading books for their English classes. This is not necessarily because they hate the assigned readings or reading in itself, but more often than not, it is because it is not high on...

Head to Head: Retakes do not prepare students for real life

Parker Killenberg

October 3, 2017

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Grady’s new retake policy may help students pad their GPA’s, but it does nothing to prepare them for college or the real world. This means that if you are not happy with your initial grade, you have an opportunity to wipe...

Head to Head: Retakes allow students to learn from mistakes

Jordan Killenberg

October 3, 2017

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“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” Second chances and do-overs are critical to achieving your full potential. Assessment retakes need to be offered because they provide students opportunities to improve in ...

Hate speech should not be protected

Jacob DIllard, Comment Section Editor

September 7, 2017

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by: Jacob Dillard Comment Freedom of speech and the right to protest are both fundamental rights of our constitution, but is there a limit to what these rights entail? In a series of U.S. Supreme Court cases in 1960s, the Court rul...

The right to protest ought to be universal

James Bryan, Comment Managing Editor

September 7, 2017

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by: James Bryan Comment As white supremacists and neo-nazis marched on Charlottesville, Va. protesting the removal of a Confederate statue of Robert E. Lee, chaos and violence ensued. Counter-protesters clashed violently with the alt-...

What opportunities should students take over summer?

The Southerner

June 1, 2017

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Students should get job experience By Katie Earles While every child should have the opportunity to lounge by the pool and frolick in the wilderness at a sleepaway summer camp, many high schoolers often opt for a more fin...

Does the new advisement curriculum benefit students?

The Southerner

April 21, 2017

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Advisement is better spent sleeping By Harrison Thweatt Advisement has been a constant during my four years at Henry W. Grady High School. Every Wednesday, at 9:43 a.m., the bell rings, signaling the transition to adviseme...

Fans want and enjoy the All-Star games

Alex Langan

March 21, 2017

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Ever since July 6, 1933, the day the first All-Star Game in Major League Baseball was played, fans have enjoyed All-Star games and their festivities in all four major professional sports leagues in the US: the NFL, NBA, MLB and...

Should you make a New Years resolution?

The Southerner

February 2, 2017

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New Year's resolutions improve quality of life for the coming year By: Parker Killenberg New Year’s resolutions are all about resolving to change an undesired aspect of your life for the upcoming months and, whether su...

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