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Gentrification: Atlanta’s Displacement Game

Gentrification: Atlanta’s Displacement Game

February 14, 2019

In 2008, the housing market in the United States plummeted. A build up in subprime real estate loans caused the worst economic period in the United States sin...

New Teachers in the New Year

New Teachers in the New Year

February 14, 2019

New Year. New Teachers. Grady, this year, has added two new teachers mid-semester to the teaching staff, Kate Carter and Victoria Goya have been recentl...

Foundation raises $100,000 for ‘state-of-the-art’ laptops

Foundation raises $100,000 for ‘state-of-the-art’ laptops

February 8, 2019

The Grady High School Foundation has raised about $100,000 in the last three months to improve access to technology for all students. This money will b...

Sandy Hook Promise encourages conversation

Sandy Hook Promise encourages conversation

February 4, 2019

Atlanta Public Schools implemented the Sandy Hook Promise “Say Something” Anonymous Reporting System in hopes of improving  school safety and security. ...

Cheerleading team suspended for rest of year for inappropriate behavior

Cheerleading team suspended for rest of year for inappropriate behavior

January 31, 2019

Grady’s cheerleading team was suspended for the rest of the  season on Jan. 17 after multiple instances of “serious situations of behavior” that ...

Bathroom passes raise issue of cleanliness

Bathroom passes raise issue of cleanliness

Helen Moore, News Section Editor

January 30, 2019

Filed under Front Slideshow, NEWS

When junior Isaac Turner leaves class to go to the restroom, he remembers to take the bathroom pass, but instead of picking it up with his hands, he awkwardly...

Federal shutdown causes local pain

Federal shutdown causes local pain

Charlotte Spears, Co-Editor-In-Chief

January 25, 2019

Filed under Front Slideshow, Local News, National News, NEWS, State News

For 35 days, one fourth of the federal government has been shutdown due to a dispute between Congress and the President over a spending bill allocating...

Martin Luther King Day continues to inspire

Martin Luther King Day continues to inspire

January 25, 2019

On Monday, Jan. 21, Atlanta celebrated the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as well as reflected upon the changes and lack thereof si...

Kemp focuses on budget during first address to state legislature

Kemp focuses on budget during first address to state legislature

January 18, 2019

Newly-sworn Gov. Brain Kemp Kemp outlined his budget objectives, which included a pay raise for the state's teachers.  Kemp began his address to the legislature on...

Race2Read program aims to boost reading

Race2Read program aims to boost reading

January 15, 2019

 Atlanta Public Schools’ Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen is trying to encourage more students to read. With reading levels on the decline nationall...

Latin program’s interest drives demand at Inman Middle School

Latin program’s interest drives demand at Inman Middle School

January 11, 2019

At Inman Middle School, as long as students and staff can remember, there have always been two languages offered: Spanish and French. Those programs have...

Fulton County public defenders stand for the voiceless

Fulton County public defenders stand for the voiceless

January 8, 2019

Mr. Smith* stands in court as the judge reads his charges off to him. He is being charged with child molestation. Smith has previously had convictions ...

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