the Southerner Online

EAT YOUR VEGGIES: Wade and members of the High Steaks team pose after shooting a promotional video at North Atlanta High School in January. The video promoted the benefits of eating plant-based.

High Steaks pushes for beef removal in school lunches

February 7, 2020

From climate crises to personal health concerns, there are growing reasons to embrace a new diet. Within Atlanta Public Schools, the “High Steaks” movement has been working hard t...

GOODIES GALORE: Grady Cares raises Backbacks, Amazon giftcards, waterbottles, Uber giftcards, underwear, and baby's play toys to be donated to students and families in need. Overall, this community organization has raised over $10,000 in goods and services.

Grady Cares provides help for students and families

February 6, 2020

Nineteen percent of Grady’s student population is in severe poverty or is homeless, according to APS Insights. A group of parents, which has now grown to around 750 members, created a community organization to help these struggling fam...

Junior Anthony Cochran won the Dean's List award for leadership and community outreach at a state tournament and was honored at the FIRST World tournament in Houston, Texas. Other team members traveled to the tournament with Cochran.

Robotics member wins Dean’s List award

May 20, 2019

At a luncheon in a packed conference center in Houston, Texas, FIRST Robotics recognized junior Anthony Cochran for an award he’s coveted “since n...

Founder of the Grady Pedestrian Safety Coalition Bria Brown advocates for #SafeStreetsForAll, an Atlanta Bike Coalition campaign, following a press conference in the Vincent Murray Auditorium on Feb. 12.

Students reignite flame of progress, advocate for safety

March 25, 2019

Grady freshman Alexia Hyneman died three years ago after crossing the intersection of 10th Street and Monroe Drive on her bike at night. Three years late...

Miss Grady Amani Watkins is escorted into Grady Stadium by Mr. Grady Aaron Burrus before the Knights 30-26 homecoming victory on Friday, Oct. 13.

SGA, homecoming court assume leadership roles

October 13, 2017

When they walked through the halls the week of Sept. 10th, students saw walls plastered with posters encouraging them  to vote for various candidates. A...

Atlanta Mayor Reed praises Grady journalism students, criticizes professional media

October 11, 2017

KasimReed.com Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed   News Brief After the Atlanta City Council erroneously tweeted today Mayor Kasim Reed vetoed an ord...

An upbeat website for a downtown school
Clubs and Organizations News