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Virtual College visits continue through CCC

September 21, 2020

Virtual College visits are continuing daily through the College and Career Center. Visits are scheduled every day during lunch and after school and typically last between 20 and 30 minutes. Registration for visits can be found through the Grady website but is not mandatory to attend the visits. The full calendar for upcoming visits can be found on the CCC Calender page here.

APS holding Virtual Town Hall on school reopening

September 21, 2020

Atlanta Public Schools (APS) is hosting a Virtual Town Hall to answer questions and gather input from parents and students on school reopening on Sep. 24, 2020 at 6 pm on the district's Facebook page. APS will also be sending a survey to parents and stakeholders on Sep. 28, 2020, asking all parents to respond declaring their intention for having their children return for i...

Grady 2020 SAT Scores highest in APS

September 21, 2020

In the most recent SAT score report from the Georgia Department of Education, Grady High School took the top spot among Atlantic Public Schools from the 2020 test. With an average composite score of 1112 for 306 test-takers, Grady was 169 points above the APS average score of 943. Grady increased its average from 1094 in 2019 to 1112 in 2020, while the district average fell...

GO Team voting open for 2020-2021 school year

September 14, 2020

GO Team voting began September 8. Make sure to vote for your Parent/Guardian representatives. Your household will receive a unique voting link through email, text message, and/or mail to your home. To learn about the parent candidates and read their declaration statements click here.  The Grady GO Team has decision-making authority over the strategic plan, budget approval, school-base...

PTSA seeking donations for school supply drive

September 14, 2020

The PTSA is asking for donations to help 200 students with a goal of raising $15,000 to fulfill this need. You can donate an entire kit with supplies covering the school year for $75 or make a general donation to the school supply drive.  Click here to donate and support the Supply Drive.  

Gifted Testing Parent Referral Window open for this school year

September 14, 2020

The Gifted Testing Parent Referral Window is open from September 1 through September 30. In order to request a form to refer your child for gifted program eligibility testing the 2020-2021 school year, click here for a video orientation to gifted eligibility testing and the electronic parent referral form.  Gifted eligibility testing will take place early in the spring semester of this school year....

Renaming Committee extends deadline

August 18, 2020

The Henry W. Grady Renaming Committee met at 5 on Tuesday, August 18 to discuss the timeframe of the process going forward. They ratified the decision to recommend a name other than Henry W. Grady to the Atlanta School Board and clarified that this excluded any hyphenations. Additionally, they officially pushed back the next meeting from September 15 to October 13 in order...

First Grady Community Dialogue facilitates discourse

August 17, 2020

After the Henry W. Grady Renaming Committee voted on Thursday, August 12 to slow down the renaming process in order to hear more community input, Grady alumni organized two virtual Grady Community Dialogues to encourage discourse about the renaming process. The first discussion took place on Monday, August 17 and featured Representative Park Cannon, Courtney English, Tamara...

Naming committee makes important decisions during public meeting

August 11, 2020

The committee appointed to oversee and direct the process of a possible name change for Henry W. Grady high school held another public meeting on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, and came to a consensus that the name they will end up recommending to the board for consideration will be a name other than Henry W. Grady. They have not yet narrowed down the list of names suggested by...

Naming committee holds meeting, hears public comments about possible Grady name change

July 30, 2020

The naming committee responsible for the process of potentially re-naming Henry W. Grady High School held a public meeting on Thursday, July 30, 2020, to hear from the public. Both those who approve of the name change and those who oppose it spoke at the meeting. Comments were heard from educators, parents, students, and alumni. Some of those who oppose a name change argued...

District changes class schedule changes for upcoming school year

July 19, 2020

Due to COVID-19 challenges, Atlanta Public Schools has made a district wide change to the 2019-2020 class schedule based on research about what leads to the most successful virtual learning experience. Due to this change, Grady students will have a 4x4 schedule instead of a 4x8 schedule. This means students will have the same 4 classes a day each day for the entire first semester...

Update on APS Virtual Town Halls that discussed possible models for 2020-21 school year

June 22, 2020

Atlanta Public Schools (APS) hosted virtual town halls via Facebook live on June 18 and June 22 with the superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring to discuss the different options for instruction in the 2020-2021 school year. The district will release their decision by mid July and the final conclusion they reach will apply to all schools within the district. As of right now, regardle...

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