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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...

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...

The Other Side of Illness

The Other Side of Illness

Kiki Soto, Writer

February 13, 2018

Filed under LIFESTYLE, Personality Profiles

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...

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...

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...

Hunter travels from Jamaica to pursue a mathematics career

Hunter travels from Jamaica to pursue a mathematics career

January 15, 2018

The turquoise, Jamaican water sparkles as sunlight bounces off of the waves. Princess parrot-fish and mackerels swarm in schools as they dart through th...

Beloved by students, Mr. Smith enriches Grady

Beloved by students, Mr. Smith enriches Grady

December 18, 2017

By Jack Hudson and Caleb Weinstock Most substitutes don’t get the type of responses that this one does. Students flock to him to say “hello” o...

Markovic masters real-world photo skills

Markovic masters real-world photo skills

Parker Killenberg

November 21, 2017

Filed under LIFESTYLE, Personality Profiles

The annual Atlanta Celebrates Photography had its open exhibition in October, and Creative Loafing awarded exemplary photographers shown in the exhibit...

Designer sketches way to runway

Designer sketches way to runway

The Southerner

June 5, 2017

Filed under LIFESTYLE, Personality Profiles

Fashion designer junior Graham Williams, who is preparing his first collection, “Elvira,” for the annual Grady fashion show Une Belle Revolution, sits ...

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