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POP CULTURE: Meme formats, such as one of rapper Drake from the music video for his song

School-related meme pages entertain students

May 3, 2019

From knock-knock jokes with corny punchlines, to late-night, televised comedic sketches, to stand-up comedy, humor is inevitably intertwined with pop culture. O...

Students celebrate lesser-known religious traditions

Students celebrate lesser-known religious traditions

April 19, 2019

Each major religion has a holiday the public has heard about; whether it is Christmas, Hanukkah or Ramadan. However, there are holidays and traditions th...

Alumni Melissa Drake, Camilla Kasper, and Georgia Smith (left to right) stand in front of senior Malachi Smith after setting up food for a wedding.

Seniors cater fiscal responsibilities

April 11, 2019

Seniors are flocking to Dennis Dean Catering (DDC), a full service catering company, for work after senior Jacob Greenhill made them aware of the opportun...

HELPING OUT: Grady parent Cindy Sands volunteers her time in the College and Career  Center (CCC). She assists alongside other parents, now of which being Anna Winer.

Parent volunteers give back to the school

April 9, 2019

Orchestrating the everyday functions of the school, parent volunteers remain the unsung heroes contributing to Grady’s success. Every day, Grady paren...

Senior Crispin Gambill works with special needs student at MDE school on Sept. 15.

Robotics promotes inclusivity in STEM

March 26, 2019

Several audiences are consistently overlooked by STEM programs, including special needs students. Grady’s G3 Robotics team has tried to fill this void. “We...

Nostalgia: Alumna Mayda Baldwin (Class of 1974) witnessed many significant cultural changes during her time at Grady.

Alumna remembers the era of hippies and flower children

March 26, 2019

The 1960s and 1970s brought  social and cultural changes like the Civil Rights and hippie movements; Grady was no different. Alumnus Mayda Baldwin (Clas...

Junior Liah Lawson, founder of the Grady ARROW chapter.

Grady sees rise in new clubs

March 11, 2019

The second semester of this school year saw a sudden rise in new after-school clubs. Whether a student has an interest in alternative instruments, watching...

Kate Carter returned to Grady this semester after four and a half years away from teaching.

Kate Carter returns to teaching at Grady

February 26, 2019

Kate Carter seems at home walking through the halls of Grady wearing her quirky cowboy boots. She smiles and greets a passing student and stops to talk to he...

MARTA is one option for Grady students who lack reliable transportation for extracurriculars.

Lack of transportation prevents extracurricular participation

February 14, 2019

For senior Hudhaifah Bey, attending after-school activities is not always easy. A member of the robotics team, Bey frequently uses public transportation to g...

Senior Lily Muscarella cuddles a therapy dog Jan. 9 in the College and Career Center.

Therapy dogs ease student stress

February 8, 2019

A dog is a man’s best friend, providing love, support and even medical assistance. A therapy dog can help people live mentally healthier lives. Gr...

The Nike Red October basketball shoe resales for at least $3,000 online.

The importance of shoes

February 4, 2019

Every day of our lives the sun rises in the morning, and the birds chirp as dawn begins. People throughout their lives wake up to proceed to get on with...

Tyra Patterson, left, with her attorney David Singleton, during her 23-year incarceration in Ohio for a murder she did not commit. Patterson was released on Christmas Day in 2017.

Incarcerated wrongly for 23 years, Patterson makes a difference

February 1, 2019

Tyra Patterson was released from prison on Christmas Day 2017 after 23 years behind bars. In 1994, when Patterson, who is now an inspirational speaker...

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