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Lorde delivers memorable performance

Jordan Killenberg

April 21, 2018

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

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...

The Other Side of Illness

The Other Side of Illness

Kiki Soto, Writer

February 13, 2018

Sitting at a desk at Grady High School, her mind wandered off into… 3, 7, 7, 3, 3, 3, 7, 7. Again. 3, 7, 7, 3, 3, 3, 7, 7. Again. 3, 7, 7, 3, 3, 3, 7, 7....

Okeh, a patient and disciplined presence in science department

Okeh, a patient and disciplined presence in science department

February 8, 2018

Lili Chalfant and Aidan Downey The new teacher is already extremely involved in the school’s science department, as he teaches almost every science...

HQ trivia app grows in popularity among students, faculty

HQ trivia app grows in popularity among students, faculty

Morgan Watkins

January 31, 2018

Students sit in their fourth period classes, waiting for the day to end. One student impatiently taps his feet on the floor, unconsciously making a beat; an...

Senior Avery Welty-Green spends afternoons in the air

Senior Avery Welty-Green spends afternoons in the air

January 22, 2018

Senior Avery Welty-Green spends her time after school in the air — literally. While most Grady students head up to debate practice on the C-300 hall or c...

Custodian Walton splits time between Grady and philanthropy

Custodian Walton splits time between Grady and philanthropy

January 22, 2018

Changing the ceiling tiles, installing new light bulbs and cleaning up spills are not always jobs acknowledged by students and staff at Grady. These tasks...

Males suffer body image issues, too

Males suffer body image issues, too

January 16, 2018

In the boys’ locker room, the sound of the tardy bell is drowned out by the slamming of lockers and a deafening chatter. Boys stand shirtless, talking...

Senior Julia Hudson celebrates Quaker faith

Senior Julia Hudson celebrates Quaker faith

January 16, 2018

Religion is important to people all over the world. It involves celebrations, community, centuries-old traditions and faith. However, many youth tend to str...

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