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Herrera inducted into National Debate Hall of Fame

Herrera inducted into National Debate Hall of Fame

May 20, 2018

When Mario Lorenzo Herrera envisioned his future, he never ‘in a million years’ would have seen himself teaching at a high school. However, since ...

Ellerton pushes students, athletes to work hard

Ellerton pushes students, athletes to work hard

May 5, 2018

Hard work and discipline were something Grady’s journalism teacher and track coach Del Ellerton learned at an early age. “I grew up initially in Mississippi,” El...

Big Choice: Choosing a college roommate

Big Choice: Choosing a college roommate

May 2, 2018

By Katie Earles On May 1, the 301 Grady seniors gave a collective sigh of relief. Gone are the days of writing 500 word personal essays, counting comm...

Paying for college: A ‘How To’ scholarship guide for rising seniors

Paying for college: A ‘How To’ scholarship guide for rising seniors

May 1, 2018

How to find scholarships: Finding scholarships to alleviate the overwhelming price of college can seem daunting. We have all heard the pledges from gui...

Mentorship class teaches students valuable life lessons

Mentorship class teaches students valuable life lessons

Anna Tischer, Managing Online Editor

April 27, 2018

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The nine-student Gifted Mentorship class just completed its second-semester internships  throughout Atlanta. Calculus teacher and gifted program coordinat...

Pope prepares students for success on AP history exam

Pope prepares students for success on AP history exam

April 27, 2018

Eleven  years ago former Grady Principal Dr. Vincent Murray hired  Lee Pope  the new AP U.S. History teacher. Ever since, the school has seen tremendous succe...

Wild and free: Dynamic Duo ventures into summer

Wild and free: Dynamic Duo ventures into summer

April 21, 2018

In the the last semester of their senior year at Grady, Walden Jones and Eve Robinson, senior best friend duo, are considering their summer plans. The cus...

Lorde delivers memorable performance

Jordan Killenberg

April 21, 2018

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New Zealander Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, more commonly known by stage name “Lorde,” burst onto the music scene in 2013 with international hit “Royals” from her debut studio album “Pure Heroine.” Her second studio album, “Melodrama,” was released in 2017 and received a Grammy nomination for Album of the Year. Lorde embarked on her Melodrama World Tour in t...

Seniors select 13th annual Marian P. Kelly Award finalists

Molly Haynes and Aneska Walrath

April 19, 2018

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The Class of 2018 is coming to the end of its high school experience, reminiscing about the past four years at Grady. The Southerner asked seniors to reflect on their high school experiences and award their most influential teacher with the 13th annual Marian P. Kelly award. The Marian P. Kelly award is in honor of retired Grady Language Arts teacher Marian P. Kelly. Kelly...

Students experience high school with parent-teachers

Students experience high school with parent-teachers

April 14, 2018

When many students think of teachers, the first thought typically isn’t of their parent. With the exception of a few, parents leave the academic sid...

Quill and Scroll, 2018 Writing, Photo & Multimedia Contest

Quill and Scroll, 2018 Writing, Photo & Multimedia Contest

April 9, 2018

Quill and Scroll, an organization that honors the best work done by student journalists around the world, released the list of winners for the 2018 award...

Henry Grady III continues great-great-grandfather’s legacy

Henry Grady III continues great-great-grandfather’s legacy

March 29, 2018

In 1947, Atlanta Public Schools opened one of its first co-ed schools, Henry W. Grady High School, which was the renaming of the old Boys High School, to...

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