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Many Grady students struggle to stay awake and attentive during class.

Sleep deprivation plagues Grady students

January 27, 2020

Your eyelids flutter as you try and maintain focus on the slideshow at the front of the room. Your hand slips as you copy down notes. The words come out ...

The Jesters debate team show off its awards following success at the Isadore Newman Tournament in New Orleans in December just before the winter break.

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 deprivation affects many high school students' ability to perform well in school.

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...

Vice President Nora Ball (left) and President Alaya Foote (right) of SkillsUSA plan the new bulletin board the club will be in charge of. The board located outside the library will display school news directed to inform students.

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...

Trees are lined up row by row to make selecting a tree easy for customers. The lot is also festively decorated with lights.

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

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...

Sophomore Kyla Pate and classmates work on a French assignment. Many of the French students participate in French club to further their experience.

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...

Helping the hungry: Sophomore Will Charlop donates food for the Grady Food Bank Club's food drive. Dry goods and non-perishable items are accepted for the drive.

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...

Sparkle and Bling: Freshman Aisling Mahony stands in Piedmont park for a photoshoot in her Irish dancing costume. The costume is one of her favorite parts of Irish dancing.

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...

Holiday presents often have unseen detrimental effects, such as adding to waste.

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...

Dana Persons (center) and husband Mike Persons (far right) have hosted exchange students at Grady for nearly 15 years.

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...

Elliot Willner (right) and his brother Miles (left) at the same age.

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...

Chicago Bears linebacker Roquan Smith signs Simons' football. Smith's autograph can go for $129.

Junior launches Atlanta-based autographing company

November 15, 2019

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

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