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Overcoming fear of public speaking has life benefits

Overcoming fear of public speaking has life benefits

January 16, 2020

Your heart begins to race. Your palms sweat. Your blood courses with adrenaline as you prepare to run away. Then, the lights come on, and the curtain opens,...

Sleep-Deprived: The relationship between students’ work and rest

Sleep-Deprived: The relationship between students’ work and rest

January 13, 2020

BEEP. BEEP. BEEP. It’s 6:30 a.m., and across Grady High School and America, students are struggling to collect themselves out of bed, and not to reach...

SkillsUSA prepares students for the workforce

SkillsUSA prepares students for the workforce

December 20, 2019

Anxious students sit quietly, their palms sweaty, hands shaking and fingers tapping, as they prepare for the first day of their first jobs. Everyone...

A seasonal tradition for 21 years, Inman Christmas tree lot gives back to community

A seasonal tradition for 21 years, Inman Christmas tree lot gives back to community

Maddie Shaw

December 20, 2019

A Christmas tree lot is a place where families are immersed in years of tradition. Going with your family to select the perfect tree is a custom all families...

Language clubs provide additional opportunities for students

Language clubs provide additional opportunities for students

December 3, 2019

Many schools require students to take at least one foreign language course because of its various benefits.  According to the American Council on the Tea...

Food insecurity becomes more prominent during holiday season

Food insecurity becomes more prominent during holiday season

December 2, 2019

During the holiday season, thoughts of meals like turkey and mashed potatoes float through children and adults’ minds. However, a great number of Atlantans...

Freshman Mahony excels through Irish dance

Freshman Mahony excels through Irish dance

November 27, 2019

Sparkle and bling. Excellence and perfection. Music and movement. Freshman Aisling Mahony will tell you all of these things with a smile when speaking...

American holiday purchases are unethical, unsustainable

American holiday purchases are unethical, unsustainable

November 23, 2019

During the upcoming holiday retail season, with events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we’ll all buy things we don’t need just because they’re...

Persons family provides exchange students American high school experience

Persons family provides exchange students American high school experience

November 22, 2019

International students experience the life of an American high school student while walking the halls of Grady.  The foreign exchange program benefits studen...

Five years separate Willner “twins”

Five years separate Willner “twins”

November 18, 2019

Junior Elliot Willner’s “twin” is a solid foot shorter than him and five years younger. Willner and his 11-year-old brother Miles were conceived...

Junior launches Atlanta-based autographing company

Junior launches Atlanta-based autographing company

Kamryn Harty and George Lefkowicz

November 15, 2019

Celebrities sign and junior Ariel Simons sells.  Simons started his autographing business, “Atl Graphs,” his freshman year. Inspired by the prospec...

Dr. Bombay’s funds education in India

Dr. Bombay’s funds education in India

November 7, 2019

Residents of Candler Park know where to go for a peaceful sanctuary. Amidst the bustling life of Atlantans, there is a haven of tea, ice cream and sweet...

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