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Students protest for more eco-friendly examinations

Students protest for more eco-friendly examinations

November 15, 2019

College Board has changed its policies regarding the May 2020 Advanced Placement (AP) exams, requiring students to sign up for exams in mid-November i...

Creative ways of filling in potholes inspired others to take action

Creative ways of filling in potholes inspired others to take action

October 15, 2019

Driving down DeKalb Avenue, cars swerve in and out of their lanes, avoiding the sunken cement that plagues the road: potholes. This epidemic is one that has gotten...

Middle schoolers invade Grady area

Middle schoolers invade Grady area

September 25, 2019

Satire Many Grady students enjoy going to local businesses after school to unwind, relax, and most importantly, eat. But lately, some students’ f...

Ominous E300 staircase unnerves fearful freshmen

Ominous E300 staircase unnerves fearful freshmen

May 24, 2019

Grady proposed a new schedule for the 2019-20 school year that has sent massive shockwaves through the school’s population. The proposed schedule adjustmen...

‘It’s not you, it’s me:’ a Breakup Letter to Colleges

‘It’s not you, it’s me:’ a Breakup Letter to Colleges

May 8, 2019

aura When I first saw you in my inbox, I thought we were meant to be. We met through the College Board Student Search Service™ one cool November afternoon, an...

Grady’s outback: the dirt lot

Grady’s outback: the dirt lot

February 15, 2019

It is 8 a.m. in Grady’s unpaved student parking area. Drivers begin pulling in to the dusty gates of the dirt lot, awaiting the 8:30 a.m. bell to welcome t...

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 ...

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...

Under Armour brand sponsors APS athletic teams

Under Armour brand sponsors APS athletic teams

November 1, 2018

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

Conservative TV ads ‘round up’ Kemp supporters

Conservative TV ads ‘round up’ Kemp supporters

October 23, 2018

Satire Nothing is more moving than watching your favorite politicians in action on television in the newest form of information distribution: the theat...

Freshman wins over public in Georgia governor’s race

Freshman wins over public in Georgia governor’s race

August 27, 2018

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...

Review of the highs and lows of Grady’s bathrooms

Review of the highs and lows of Grady’s bathrooms

May 6, 2018

So much has changed in my four years at this school: A new principal, teachers coming and going, friends made, friends lost; it’s hardly the same place a...

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