• The Knights varsity football team plays at Riverwood on Friday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Fall Dance, Oct. 28, 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

  • The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) will be given on Oct. 24.

  • The PSAT will be administered at Grady on Wednesday, Oct. 25

  • Grady's 70th-year Reunion, Sat. Nov. 4

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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...

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...

How should we handle the overcrowded parking lots at Grady?

The Southerner

February 2, 2017

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Continue allowing all students to drive to school Rachel Hasson All students should be able to drive to school as long as they have a valid license; mainly because they waited sixteen years to get it, and should obviou...

UNITE OR FIGHT: reaction to Trump’s win

Katie Earles

November 28, 2016

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People need to fight against the election of Donald Trump By Katie Earles On Nov. 9, I, along with many other students at Grady, came into first period in a hazy state of shock. How could we elect a racist, sexist, xenophobic...

Sit or Stand: Colin Kaepernick’s political decision

Erik Tischer

September 16, 2016

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HEAD TO HEAD Kaepernick should have stood for anthem By Erik Tischer One of our most sacred traditions as a country is the national anthem. The national anthem gives citizens an opportunity to honor our country and all the ...

Is Executive Action on Gun control good for U.S.?

Mark Winokur

February 9, 2016

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Executive action restricts honest citizens Sam Lombardo Several weeks ago, President Barack Obama added nearly 4,000 regulations through executive orders. These regulations focused on a wide variety of issues, including the incr...

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