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Walden Sports Complex unveiled

Walden Sports Complex unveiled

Selena Kleber and Kiki Soto

October 15, 2018


Filed under Local News, NEWS, School News

Astroturf fields, metal stands, concessions, locker rooms and scoreboards all stamped with a big, cardinal colored 'G' has made the dream of uniquely Grady fields a reality. Atlanta Public Schools held its annual State of the District Address Oct. 5 to update the district's goals, future plans,...

Beltline directly affects Virginia-Highland businesses

Beltline directly affects Virginia-Highland businesses

Elise Isakov

October 4, 2018


Filed under Front Slideshow, Local News, NEWS

Right up the street from Grady sits a corner of shops lined with glowing fairy lights. Small groups of people wander from place to place. This area is known as Virginia-Highland and is a destination for people seeking local dining, shopping and entertainment. However, business in the area is struggl...

FDA demands corporate crackdown on teen Juuling

FDA demands corporate crackdown on teen Juuling

Katie Dwyer, Elise Isakov, and Zoey Phillips

October 1, 2018


Filed under Front Slideshow, In-Depth News, Local News, Multimedia, National News, NEWS, School News, State News

The Food and Drug Administration last month issued an ultimatum for five major e-cigarette companies mandating they come up with a solution to rampant teenage vaping. If they fail to meet these expectations in 60 days by early November, the devices could be removed from the market. One of the majo...

Juul: the new generation of nicotine addicts

Juul: the new generation of nicotine addicts

Ellie Werthman, Charlotte Spears, Joanna Baker, and Katie Dwyer

September 6, 2018


Filed under Front Slideshow, In-Depth News, Local News, National News, NEWS, School News

In student-designated bathroom stalls, in the hallways, at lunch, on desks and in teenage hands, students are inhaling carcinogenic, or cancer-causing chemicals at a magnitude unimagined by parents and teachers. The nationwide trend of teenage vaping is gradually generating awareness and respo...

Proposed Monroe and 10th development shut down by city

Proposed Monroe and 10th development shut down by city

Lanier Pickren

August 20, 2018


Filed under Local News, NEWS

The blaring sound of skidding tires against the street is  typical for Grady students who regularly cross the intersection of Monroe Drive and 10th Street. This busy intersection is a dangerous game for many. Due to this concern, among others, a proposed multi-story development at the corner of this intersection is put on hold  by the city. The project ceased to continue ...

Community debates proposed Monroe development

Community debates proposed Monroe development

Ellie Werthmen and Selena Kleber

April 5, 2018


Filed under Local News, NEWS

It is widely known the intersection of Monroe Dr. and 10th St. is one of the most congested intersections in Midtown. The problems which have arisen from this intersection have greatly affected the Grady community, causing the death of a student two years ago. On Apr. 10, there was a community meeti...

Nationwide Walkout: Grady Students Join in Protest/Solidarity

Nationwide Walkout: Grady Students Join in Protest/Solidarity

Tyler Jones and Hope Nathanson

March 14, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Local News, NEWS, School News, Uncategorized

Seventeen backpacks line the field of the Grady Stadium in front of a crowd of hundreds of students. Today, on the one month anniversary of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead, Grady students joined thousands of pupils across the nation and walked out of cl...

Westside Bellwood Quarry to become next Atlanta park

Westside Bellwood Quarry to become next Atlanta park

Caleb Weinstock

February 6, 2018


Filed under Front Slideshow, Local News, NEWS

By Caleb Weinstock Plans are in progress for the Bellwood Quarry in West Atlanta to convert into a fully functioning and expansive park. The Department for Parks and Recreation of Atlanta announced that the beginning phase of the new park will be open to the public within two years. The first phase...

APS Police shoots man armed with BB gun near Forrest Hill Academy

APS Police shoots man armed with BB gun near Forrest Hill Academy

Tyler Jones

December 12, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Local News, NEWS

An Atlanta Public Schools police officer shot a man armed with a BB gun who attempted to enter Forrest Hill Academy in Southwest Atlanta Tuesday morning. No officers or students were injured in the shooting.  The suspect’s name has not been released and no motive has been determined, the Georgia B...

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 election...

Georgia Tech shooting shifts mental health crisis to spotlight

Georgia Tech shooting shifts mental health crisis to spotlight

Chandler Morris

October 24, 2017


Filed under Front Slideshow, Local News, NEWS

The shooting of student Scout Schultz on Atlanta’s Georgia Tech campus sparked debate and outrage over the actions of Georgia Tech police officers. Some, however, have classified Schultz's case as a mental health crisis on the campus, bringing calls for reform to mental health services and training...

Alum Matt Westmoreland leaves school board for city council

Alum Matt Westmoreland leaves school board for city council

Alex Tischer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Adminstration, Front Slideshow, Local News, NEWS

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 from all different parts of my life,” Westmoreland said after his campaign kickoff for the Post 2 citywide seat in the Nov. 7 election. “It was...

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