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Learning disabilities present challenges for some students

Learning disabilities present challenges for some students

Helen Moore

October 7, 2019

Imagine having a constant stream of random thoughts flipping through your head. At a given moment, you could be thinking about three separate things at...

Richards Variety Store forced to close after 11 years

Richards Variety Store forced to close after 11 years

Kiki Soto

October 3, 2019

The eclectic neighborhood toy mart, Richards Variety Store, is being driven out of the Midtown Promenade shopping center as the cost to remain is too high, ...

Girls’ enrollment in STEM classes lags, despite gains

Girls’ enrollment in STEM classes lags, despite gains

October 3, 2019

For junior Kiala Blackman, one of the most striking things about the first day of school was walking into her computer science class and seeing how fe...

African religion, Ifa, embraced by some Grady students

African religion, Ifa, embraced by some Grady students

Aaliyah Rapping

October 1, 2019

Junior Jeremiah Scott wakes up in the morning, takes a shower, then prays to Oshun and Eleggua. He puts on his elekes, sacred beads that he wears arou...

Piedmont Park Conservancy influences Grady community

Piedmont Park Conservancy influences Grady community

October 1, 2019

Sophomore Maggie Opsahl spends many hours at Piedmont Park as a member of Grady’s cross country team.  However, like most students, Opsahl doesn’...

Inman journalism club picks up momentum

Inman journalism club picks up momentum

September 30, 2019

Students sit quietly at their desks, their faces illuminated with the blue light from their laptops. They are hard at work, concentrating on writing their...

Sophomore creates arts magazine, ‘404 Zine’

Sophomore creates arts magazine, ‘404 Zine’

September 26, 2019

To sophomore Clayton Wilson and Atlanta Girls School senior Zoey Poole, Atlanta youth artists are underrepresented. Their solution: create a magazine ful...

Teacher receives intimidating diagnosis, remains optimistic

September 6, 2019

Lisa Willoughby, literature, drama and debate teacher, never anticipated this summer she would be diagnosed with a frightening disease: cancer. After going...

Local teen starts vintage clothing store

Local teen starts vintage clothing store

Kamryn Harty

September 4, 2019

Bella Savignano always knew she wanted something different than most teenagers. Something nontraditional. Something ambitious. Something that seemed impossibl...

Large class sizes impact class environment

Large class sizes impact class environment

September 4, 2019

The first day of school came as a shock to many and not just because it marked the end of summer break. Talkative students filled the hallways as they slo...

JROTC adds more female instructors

JROTC adds more female instructors

August 28, 2019

For the last 19 years, Sergeant Major Henry Bleach has been the main army instructor here at Grady High School. He has been replaced by first year tea...

Junior starts March For Our Lives chapter

Junior starts March For Our Lives chapter

August 28, 2019

When junior Abby Edlein checked her phone in first period on Feb. 15, 2018, the first thing she saw was that her camp friend Alyssa Alhadeff died in the Par...

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