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Annual Pride Festival expected to draw thousands for parade and performances

Annual Pride Festival expected to draw thousands for parade and performances

October 8, 2018

The 48th annual Atlanta Pride Festival is set to take place Oct. 12-15 in Piedmont Park and the surrounding Midtown area.   Atlanta Pride started in ...

Musical students bonded through jazz

Musical students bonded through jazz

October 1, 2018

Music is used in many ways, from entertaining audiences to providing enjoyment for the musician, but music serves a purpose beyond just pleasant sound: it ...

The twists and turns of being a twin

September 27, 2018

Many people view being a twin as something unconventional and unique. However, I’ve been a twin my entire life, and it’s something I’ve had no choice in. Throughout my life, I’ve noticed some things that probably would have gone differently if I didn’t have a pesky twin brother. When I was younger,...

A new club rising from the ashes, Phoenix Women’s Empowered

A new club rising from the ashes, Phoenix Women’s Empowered

September 10, 2018

Every year, a new club makes its debut. This year is no different. Senior Aygei Peterkin founded a new club named  Phoenix Women’s Empowered: which look...

Student and mother make memories backpacking in Spain

Student and mother make memories backpacking in Spain

August 27, 2018

The pilgrimage of The Camino de Santiago in northwestern Spain beckons travelers the world over to hike its many trails. Through mountains and golde...

Grady Introduces Sign Language Club

Grady Introduces Sign Language Club

August 27, 2018

American sign language, or ASL, is used by more than 250,000 Americans. Junior Liah Lawson’s new sign language club aims to introduce ASL to Grady commu...

Rogan sisters tackle Grady together

Rogan sisters tackle Grady together

August 27, 2018

Teaching has always been in the cards for Carolyn Rogan, the newest addition to the English teaching department. “I’ve always loved working with kids,”...

Distracting smartphones dominate classrooms

Distracting smartphones dominate classrooms

August 22, 2018

Before the bell rings for second period, junior Emily Schulz slides her phone into the pocket of a repurposed shoe hanger in her English class. As other ...

New literature teacher Barber brings fresh eyes

New literature teacher Barber brings fresh eyes

August 22, 2018

Susan Barber, the new Advanced Placement Literature teacher is settling in and learning the ropes at Grady while incorporating her experiences from previously...

Straw ban movement to protect oceans makes waves

Straw ban movement to protect oceans makes waves

August 21, 2018

At Doc Chey's Noodle House, junior Caroline Garvey serves a family drinks. She instinctively reaches into her pocket and lays out straws on the table. G...

Taylor concert Swiftly merges old and new

Taylor concert Swiftly merges old and new

August 14, 2018

Taylor Swift’s “Reputation” world tour came to Mercedes Benz Stadium Aug. 10-11, filling tens of thousands of seats with screaming teens, parents w...

Locker use at Grady higher than students perceive

Locker use at Grady higher than students perceive

Margot McLaughlin

May 21, 2018

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Students at Grady are not required to have a locker. In fact, many decide not pay the $5 and instead carry their things in their backpack. Although som...

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