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Superintendent clarifies plan for remainder of school year

Superintendent clarifies plan for remainder of school year

April 2, 2020

Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen gave details on the state's decision to close school for all in-person instruction for the r...

Parents, teachers, students react to school closure for rest of school year

Parents, teachers, students react to school closure for rest of school year

April 1, 2020

Atlanta Public Schools announced Wednesday that the school district would remain closed for in-person instruction for the rest of the 2019-2020 school ye...

Dear senior athletes

Dear senior athletes

March 30, 2020

It can start as early as when you learn to walk. You get involved in a sport and you know little about how much it will govern your life and fill you w...

Consequences of the pandemic

Consequences of the pandemic

March 27, 2020

What once seemed like a distant problem has now reached Atlanta’s front door. COVID-19 has made its way from foreign countries into the heart of Atl...

Immunocompromised student shares perspective through Coronavirus pandemic

Immunocompromised student shares perspective through Coronavirus pandemic

March 26, 2020

Two weeks ago, while you were in class, at work, or going through your daily routine, my quarantine had already begun. On Tuesday, March 10, my parents and doctors...

Film photography kept alive through photo pathway

Film photography kept alive through photo pathway

March 25, 2020

When people think of photography, the picture that instantly appears in their head is typically digital film photography. However, for Grady students in ...

CrossFit helps teen girls gain confidence

CrossFit helps teen girls gain confidence

March 24, 2020

Feet shoulder-width apart. Hips back, head up. Remember to breathe. Bend knees. Gritted teeth. Trembling legs. A 16 year-old-girl squatting 185 pounds. The gym g...

Sports on hold as weather and coronavirus tends to worsen

Sports on hold as weather and coronavirus tends to worsen

March 24, 2020

During January and February, I would look outside and see nothing but rain, rain, rain. Being on the varsity soccer team, this meant that our practices w...

APS confirms first COVID-19 case, reports students/faculty unexposed

APS confirms first COVID-19 case, reports students/faculty unexposed

March 20, 2020

Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Meria Caratarphen announced the district’s first confirmed case of COVID-19 Thursday, Mar. 19. Health offic...

APS Superintendent “hopeful” schools will open before the end of the semester

APS Superintendent “hopeful” schools will open before the end of the semester

March 14, 2020

Atlanta Public Schools [APS] declared a district-wide shutdown in efforts to contain the outbreak of COVID-19. As of right now, the leave, which will offic...

Alumna Griffith finishes top 100 at U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon

Alumna Griffith finishes top 100 at U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon

March 12, 2020

When Gracie Griffith ran her first marathon as a sophomore at Clemson University, she immediately fell in love with the distance. Two years later on Oc...

School closed “at least two weeks” due to COVID-19

School closed “at least two weeks” due to COVID-19

March 12, 2020

Atlanta Public schools announced on Thursday, March 12 that all schools and offices will be closing indefinitely to the COVID-19 outbreak starting Mond...

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