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Sons of Pitches Football Club unites players of all ages

Sons of Pitches Football Club unites players of all ages

February 21, 2019

Soccer players dash across the pitches, sprinting to take possession of the ball, as several games play out across the Walden Athletic Complex. Player...

Grady’s outback: the dirt lot

Tyler Jones

February 15, 2019

Filed under Front Slideshow, Satire

It is 8:00 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 them to another day at school. But students have found more than just early-morning music blasting from this dusty plot; some drivers have noticed intense changes in the lot’s landscape, from sinking pits of mud to ...

Gentrification: Atlanta’s Displacement Game

Gentrification: Atlanta’s Displacement Game

February 14, 2019

In 2008, the housing market in the United States plummeted. A build up in subprime real estate loans caused the worst economic period in the United States sin...

New Teachers in the New Year

New Teachers in the New Year

February 14, 2019

New Year. New Teachers. Grady, this year, has added two new teachers mid-semester to the teaching staff, Kate Carter and Victoria Goya have been recentl...

GSU’s Rialto Center educates and entertains

GSU’s Rialto Center educates and entertains

Duncan Tanner

February 14, 2019

Filed under A&E, Front Slideshow

The Rialto. A center for the arts. A cultural hearth. And since 1996, an education platform. This platform has not only affected Atlanta, but it also plays a...

Lack of transportation prevents extracurricular participation

Lack of transportation prevents extracurricular participation

February 14, 2019

For senior Hudhaifah Bey, attending after-school activities is not always easy. A member of the robotics team, Bey frequently uses public transportation to get home from practice, a time-consuming and exhausting...

Therapy dogs ease student stress

Therapy dogs ease student stress

Selena Kleber, News Managing Editor

February 8, 2019

Filed under Front Slideshow, LIFESTYLE

A dog is a man’s best friend, providing love, support and even medical assistance. A therapy dog can help people live mentally healthier lives. Gr...

Foundation raises $100,000 for ‘state-of-the-art’ laptops

Foundation raises $100,000 for ‘state-of-the-art’ laptops

February 8, 2019

The Grady High School Foundation has raised about $100,000 in the last three months to improve access to technology for all students. This money will b...

African American athletes use platform to speak out

African American athletes use platform to speak out

February 8, 2019

Today, athletes are put on the biggest stage, under the biggest microscope and scrutinized whenever they make the most simple mistakes. The spotlight ...

Boys soccer to rebuild after graduation of 14 seniors

Boys soccer to rebuild after graduation of 14 seniors

Elias Podber, Sports Managing Editor

February 6, 2019

Filed under Front Slideshow, SPORTS

Much like its female counterpart, the boys soccer team took on heavy change at the beginning of its 2019 season. With the graduation of 14 seniors, the b...

Girls soccer uses senior leadership in new season, expect improvement

Girls soccer uses senior leadership in new season, expect improvement

Elias Podber, Sports Managing Editor

February 4, 2019

Filed under Front Slideshow, SPORTS

The girls soccer team experienced many changes since the end of last season. There’s a new head coach as well as a JV team for the first time in thre...

Sandy Hook Promise encourages conversation

Sandy Hook Promise encourages conversation

February 4, 2019

Atlanta Public Schools implemented the Sandy Hook Promise “Say Something” Anonymous Reporting System in hopes of improving  school safety and security. ...

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