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US History Parent Lunch N’ Learn to be on Jan. 17

January 13, 2020

Learn about the US History curriculum and testing at the Parent Lunch N' Learn on Jan. 17 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.. Parents will be able to learn about both AP US History and US History. The event will be held in the Black Box Theater, and lunch will be provided. Check in at the main office before you head to the theater. 

District facilities director dies in car crash

District facilities director dies in car crash

January 13, 2020

Alvah Hardy, 63, died in a car accident on Friday, Jan. 11 in Blairsville, Ga. He started working for Atlanta Public Schools in Nov. 2010. Hardy led the...

Board of Education seeking community input for superintendent search

January 9, 2020

The Atlanta Board of Education is looking for community input about the characteristics and skills of APS's next superintendent in the form of a survey. The superintendent search survey can be accessed here. If you have additional comments, click here to use the Let’s Talk Tool and select the topic “Superintendent Search”....

Athletic Booster Club hosting fundraiser through MLK Day 5K

January 9, 2020

The Athletic Booster Club is looking for people to register for the MLK Day 5K to raise money for the club. The 5K is January 20 at Piedmont Park. Register here and make sure to join Grady HS Athletics as your team. 

Prom tickets available for sale online

January 9, 2020

Prom tickets for current juniors and seniors cost $45 through the end of January. Prices will increase as prom nears. Guest tickets (tickets for anyone who is not a current Grady senior or junior) cost $65, and an application must be completed. For guest applications, find Ms. Yale in room C401 0r contact her by email at Elizabeth.yale@apsk12.org. Prom will be held on April...

Counselor college recommendation requests due by Dec. 16th

December 9, 2019

Seniors, all college recommendation requests must be submitted to counselors at least 2 weeks prior to application deadlines. All recommendation requests that are due over the Winter break (Dec. 23 - Jan. 3) must be submitted to counselors no later than December 16th.  Seniors with last names A-F should email Dr. Blankenship at sblankenship@atlanta.k12.ga.us. Seniors with la...

Schedule adjusted for Economics EOC

December 9, 2019

Economics students will be taking their End of Course Exam this Wednesday, Dec. 11. The schedule will be altered to accommodate this exam, and there will not be a C day this week. Monday and Thursday will be A days. Tuesday and Friday will be B days. Wednesday, the EOC day schedule will be a B day with and extended 2B, followed by a shortened 3B, 4B and 1B.

Atlanta College & Career Academy to open in 2020

December 2, 2019

The Atlanta College & Career Academy will open August of 2020. For more information about the program, view the flyer, PowerPoint, or contact your school counselor. ...

The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later opens this week

December 2, 2019

The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later opens on Dec. 5. The production will run from Thursday to Saturday at 7:00 PM and Sunday at 2:00 PM. Tickets for adults are $12 and tickets for students are $8. 

Next semester AVA applications open

November 19, 2019

Atlanta Virtual Academy applications for the next semester are open. Students must consult with their counselor to find the best fit for them before they enroll. To find the application, click here. 

Apply to College Week kicks off

November 18, 2019

Apply to College Week is this week. The college advisors will be hosting events centering around applying to 3 or more colleges and FAFSA completion.  Schedule of events:  Monday - Spirit Day/Kick-off  *   Wear college apparel  *   Senior Zone in the interactive lab (E008)- come work on applications & FAFSA Tuesday - Tech/Taco Tuesday &nb...

Sadie Grice Funny Scholarship Foundation workshop registration open

November 6, 2019

The Sadie Grice Funny Scholarship Foundation is having a youth leadership development workshop on Saturday November 16 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM. It will be held at 2020 Convention Center Concourse, Atlanta, Georgia 30337. All juniors and seniors who have exemplified leadership are welcome. To register, click here. 

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