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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...

Writing center provides additional opportunities for students to improve writing

Writing center provides additional opportunities for students to improve writing

March 25, 2020

Writing is a fundamental skill in all fields. From college applications and resumes, to research papers and emails, students use writing techniques daily. The...

LGPE provides music programs with evaluation experience

LGPE provides music programs with evaluation experience

March 11, 2020

The spring semester is the peak of stress for many students. With Milestones exams, AP tests, musical productions and competitions for many sports and clubs appro...

Nonprofit ‘Gideon’s Promise’ provides legal counsel to public defenders

Nonprofit ‘Gideon’s Promise’ provides legal counsel to public defenders

March 6, 2020

By the fall of 2007, public defender Jonathan Rapping was fed up with the culture of the criminal justice system. He had worked as a public defender in ...

Dear John 5K supports Congressman Lewis

Dear John 5K supports Congressman Lewis

February 26, 2020

Atlanta congressman and Civil Rights leader John Lewis announced his fight with stage 4 pancreatic cancer last December. When most people hear that a lo...

Tech High remembered through alum Giles

Tech High remembered through alum Giles

February 21, 2020

As a student at Tech High in the early 1940s, Ira Giles took two streetcars to get to school. He went to his classes in what is now the C Wing of Grady,...

Outdoor Academy offers alternative schooling path

Outdoor Academy offers alternative schooling path

February 10, 2020

The Blue Ridge Mountains greet students as they make their way to class at the Outdoor Academy. Birdsong fills the air. Tucked away in the heart of ...

Palaian receives full tuition Posse Scholarship

Palaian receives full tuition Posse Scholarship

February 7, 2020

Senior Jack Palaian walked out of his final interview for the Posse scholarship unsure of what lie ahead. After three rounds of interviews that filtered out...

Branch Out Initiative offers humanities opportunities for kids with learning disabilities

Branch Out Initiative offers humanities opportunities for kids with learning disabilities

February 5, 2020

When junior Maura O’Sullivan was 4 years old, her younger brother, Finn O’Sullivan, was diagnosed with autism. She has since dedicated the past nine...

New portable classrooms’ location congests hallways

New portable classrooms’ location congests hallways

February 4, 2020

Students crowd the hallways shoulder-to-shoulder as they wait for the congestion to clear. Little by little, step by step, they head toward their next...

Year-round farmers markets attract customers

Year-round farmers markets attract customers

February 4, 2020

Many people start the new year with resolutions. One of the most typical resolutions is to eat healthier, a goal that can be made easier through farmers...

Student stylists showcase entrepreneurship skills

Student stylists showcase entrepreneurship skills

January 29, 2020

Girls walk the halls with fresh braids after the break. With perfectly straight parts and sleek sections, these braids look as if they were done by a ...

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