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Teaching LGBT+ history would benefit all

Joanna Baker, Writer

October 29, 2017

Filed under Comment, Intro Journalism Showcase, Personal Comment-On Campus

By Joanna Baker Comment Historically, America’s gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBT+) community has been chronically misrepresented and underrepresented. Throughout the 20th century, their very existence was reduced to nothing more than religious slogans and advertisements. Outspoken anti-gay opponents such as singer and political activist Anita Bryant rei...

Schools should bring back home economics classes

Lanier Pickren, Writer

October 29, 2017

Filed under Comment, Intro Journalism Showcase, Personal Comment-On Campus

By Lanier Pickren Comment When we think of the term Home Economics, most likely an image of young women cooking over stove tops in an artificial kitchen comes to mind. However, Home Ec. is more than just a cooking class. Home Economics was a popular course offered in the 1900s. Students in the class learned basic life skills such as cooking nutritious meals, budgeting...

Knights face Maynard Jackson in first high school game at new Mercedes Benz Stadium

Knights face Maynard Jackson in first high school game at new Mercedes Benz Stadium

October 23, 2017

  The Knights football team faced Maynard Jackson in the first-ever high school football game in the new $1.5 billion Mercedes Benz Stadium on...

The Long Walk: Bathroom Issues In The Trailers

The Long Walk: Bathroom Issues In The Trailers

Josh Wolfe, Junior Online Editor

October 19, 2017

Filed under LIFESTYLE

From a typical Grady class from, it takes approximately 15 seconds to reach the nearest water fountain or restroom based on a Southerner study. However,...

Photo Essay: Students Get in the spirit for homecoming

Photo Essay: Students Get in the spirit for homecoming

Ellie Werthman and Annie Zintak

October 9, 2017

Filed under LIFESTYLE, Multimedia, Photo Essay

Spirit week’s goal is to excite and unite students for the homecoming game on Oct. 13. Fall break is the week prior to the Homecoming game, the normal...

Despite Tropical Tuesday confusion, Spirit Week stirs excitement

Despite Tropical Tuesday confusion, Spirit Week stirs excitement

October 8, 2017

Students wake to ringing alarm clocks as the weekend ends and the school week begins. They throw themselves out of bed to prepare for the long week ah...

Photo Essay: Tattoos of Grady

Photo Essay: Tattoos of Grady

October 6, 2017

Grady students share what makes their ink unique through a Q&A and series of photos. ...

Lantern Parade lights up Midtown, draws large crowds

Lantern Parade lights up Midtown, draws large crowds

October 3, 2017

By Morgan Watkins Dusk fades into evening. The streets are quiet except for the drone of speeding cars and honking horns. The city settles down as ...

Mock Trial: A return to nationals or a year of rebuilding?

Ellie Werthman

September 21, 2017

Filed under LIFESTYLE

An obstacle stands in the way of the mock trial team and its hopes of returning to the national championship — district opponent Jonesboro High School, winner of four national titles. Grady finished third nationally last year and will face Jonesboro in its new district after the regional competition. “I feel like we beat Jonesboro pretty handily last year, but the...

Music Midtown takes over Piedmont Park

Music Midtown takes over Piedmont Park

September 18, 2017

By Chandler Morris, Gaby Paez, and Nafez Zohbi On Saturday September 16th to Sunday September 17th, Music Midtown took place in Piedmont Park in Midtown...

Signature themes critical in school environments

Signature themes critical in school environments

Elie Werthman, Staff Writer

August 24, 2017

Filed under LIFESTYLE

Every school within Atlanta Public Schools is given a signature theme. The Grady Cluster theme is College and Career Preparation while North Atlanta’s is Inte...

Solar eclipses create bond between Grady in 1984, 2017

Solar eclipses create bond between Grady in 1984, 2017

August 22, 2017

By Olivia Podber, Co-Editor-in-Chief The first tell-tale sign that a solar eclipse was occurring was the sheer magnitude of people who, in unison, point...

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