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Genetic tests reveal students’ DNA information

Genetic tests reveal students’ DNA information

October 16, 2018

Less than 20 years ago, the human genome was fully sequenced for the first time in history. Now, in 2018, scientists have made so much progress in the f...

Life as a twin: Palaian’s inside perspective

Life as a twin: Palaian’s inside perspective

October 15, 2018

I wake up and he is there. I go to school and he is there, I get home he is there. 24/7 has never had a more literal meaning than when it comes to being a twin. Don’t get me wrong; I love my brother Jack. Our two opposite personalities complement each other, but having to see one person every day can be ha...

Life as a twin: Tischer’s inside perspective

Life as a twin: Tischer’s inside perspective

October 15, 2018

“Who’s older?” is the first thing people ask when they find out Alex and I are twins. I always say I’m a minute older, and then Alex proceeds to say, “it’s because I kicked her out of the womb to make sure it was safe to come out.” Having a twin certainly has its ups and downs, but it means I h...

Fletcher explains military to teaching

Fletcher explains military to teaching

October 12, 2018

AP Lang teacher Dr. Rosemary Fletcher has been in Atlanta since 1980 after leaving the Army and moving from a  military base in North Carolina. “...

High school freshmen’s expectations surpass realities

October 10, 2018

Every year, hundreds of incoming freshman flood the halls of Grady. These students will have their schedule permanently plastered on their lock screens...

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,”...

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