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Tardy process is flawed and needs change

Tardy process is flawed and needs change

Editorial Board

October 1, 2018

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The tardy process in schools is designed to run efficiently and quickly to allow students to get to class in a timely manner. However, at Grady, our tardy pr...

Allegations shake up Kavanaugh confirmation

Allegations shake up Kavanaugh confirmation

September 28, 2018

As of 5 p.m. the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to pass Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the floor of the Senate. The floor vote is to be delayed...

Shortened fall break is necessary to maintain momentum after first quarter

September 5, 2018

Like my peers, I am thrilled to receive a full week off from school after a very long first quarter, but a week-long, fall break in October is very disru...

Longer summer vacation not worth losing benefits of weeklong fall break

September 5, 2018

Summer break has once again come to an end, and just like every year, Atlanta Public Schools students have to endure the pain of being in school while ...

Freshman wins over public in Georgia governor’s race

Freshman wins over public in Georgia governor’s race

Royce Mann, Writer

August 27, 2018

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Satire Former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams has received a lot of attention in her historic bid for Governor, but there is another candidate...

Bird, Lime scooters disrupt flow of pedestrian traffic

Bird, Lime scooters disrupt flow of pedestrian traffic

Maura O'Sullivan, Writer

August 22, 2018

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A stern-looking man in a suit zooms up 10th Street. The messenger bag over his shoulder is at odds with his plain tie. Students scatter as he makes a ...

College Success class promotes success

Kamryn Harty, Online Comment Section Editor

August 22, 2018

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For students enrolled in three or more Advanced Placement classes at Grady, the new college success class is a lifesaver. The need for a college success class was self-evident. Poke your head through the doorway of any AP class, and you will be met with tired eyes, messy buns, and pajama pants. This is all because these students only have six hours of sleep and a cup of co...

School runs smoothly with Google Classroom

School runs smoothly with Google Classroom

August 20, 2018

In eighth grade, I remember signing up for my first Google Classroom. By this point, in 2015, Classroom was still relatively new, and brand new to Inman Mid...

HAWK pedestrian signal system could help Grady students

HAWK pedestrian signal system could help Grady students

August 20, 2018

Every day at 3:30 p.m., after the chime of the bell, students swarm out of Grady. Some make their way to their cars, while others bike or walk. Grady ...

Family meals are beneficial for students and parents

Joanna Baker

August 16, 2018

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Dinner is undeniably an important part of the day, but it’s not just the meal that matters. Eating dinner with your family every night can have a noticeable impact on your life. Of course, many families already do this, but those that don’t should definitely consider it. Obviously, students’ home lives can be complicated. Some students aren’t in a position where f...

The Southerner’s response to attacks on the news media

The Southerner’s response to attacks on the news media

August 15, 2018

In accordance with the Boston Globe’s proposal, the Southerner is taking part in a coordinated editorial response to the ongoing attacks on the press by President Donald Trump. A cognizant nation ca...

AP classes are better than dual enrollment

Morgan Watkins

May 9, 2018

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With the fast arrival of AP exams and end-of-the-year tests, many students are stressed beyond belief. Hours of studying, countless late nights and cups of coffee have some questioning their mere decision to take AP classes. With the demanding coursework and fast tempo, it is no surprise that these courses can be somewhat off-putting. However, AP classes remain superior to du...

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