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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...

District schools to get their own report cards

District schools to get their own report cards

December 12, 2018

Atlanta Public Schools will begin an evaluation and rating process of all schools, which would provide the school board and Superintendent, Dr. Meria C...

New attendance policies increase punctuality

New attendance policies increase punctuality

November 20, 2018

Student attendance, at this time a year ago, was 95.3 percent and has now increased to 96 percent as the administration has made attendance rates a pri...

Mock Trial Gala will honor Assistant Principal Vincent

Mock Trial Gala will honor Assistant Principal Vincent

November 2, 2018

The Grady Mock Trial Team will be honoring Willie Vincent, assistant principal, at the 2018 Grady Gavel Gala on Nov. 24. Vincent is often described as...

Hollis promoted to assistant principal

Hollis promoted to assistant principal

September 25, 2018

Standing on the C200 hallway during the seven-minute transition period after every class Tekeshia Hollis maintains order as students rush to get to clas...

Weather cancellations lead to school day extension

Weather cancellations lead to school day extension

January 29, 2018

From hurricanes to snow storms, the 2017-18 school year's inclement weather incidents led to seven full-school day cancellations. Due to the amount...

District adjusts proposed rezoning boundaries for Grady’s northern attendance zone

District adjusts proposed rezoning boundaries for Grady’s northern attendance zone

December 7, 2017

Relieving overcrowding and planning for growth in the Grady cluster are top priorities for Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen. A re...

Parents oppose planned rezoning

Parents oppose planned rezoning

November 29, 2017

By Scout McDaniel and Selena Kleber Angry parents packed the Morningside Elementary auditorium Nov. 28 in opposition of a proposed rezoning  of the...

Elementary school girls advocate for dress code change

Elementary school girls advocate for dress code change

November 15, 2017

By Charlotte Spears Two little girls stood on their tiptoes to reach the microphone on the lectern. Their brightly colored leggings and pigtails stood out...

Alum Westmoreland wins Atlanta City Council seat

November 10, 2017

Filed under Adminstration, Breaking News, Local News

Brief Grady alumnus and former Atlanta Board of Education member Matt Westmoreland had a strong win on Tuesday for an at-large post for the Atlanta City Council. He ended with 63 percent of the vote with approximately 48,000 votes which was more votes than any other candidate in the Atlanta elections. Westmoreland's political career had a early beginning with a start at ...

Alum Matt Westmoreland leaves school board for city council

Alum Matt Westmoreland leaves school board for city council

October 23, 2017

Grady alumnus and Atlanta School Board member Matt Westmoreland made his city council candidacy official Sep. 6.   “It was great to have 125 people there fro...

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