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Principal proves successful with high scores, equitable schools

Principal proves successful with high scores, equitable schools

December 18, 2019

In 2013, she led the biggest gains in student achievement of all traditional Atlanta middle schools. In the years following, she raised test score...

Forgotten Youth: when college is not your first choice

Forgotten Youth: when college is not your first choice

November 15, 2019

When 2018 graduate Peter Bowden began Grady in 2014, he lived next to a crackhouse that was undergoing renovation on Boulevard. Growing up, he saw friends...

Illnesses and deaths spark efforts to curb vaping

Illnesses and deaths spark efforts to curb vaping

October 10, 2019

Twenty-three people nationwide have died from vaping-related illnesses this year, according to U.S. health officials. Vaping has always been adver...

Scoot Over, Atlanta

Scoot Over, Atlanta

September 16, 2019

The first casualty was Eric Amis Jr., 20. On May 16, he was riding one of the 16,000 electric scooters in Atlanta when he was killed by a speed...

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...

Words Unspoken: Sexual misconduct stories brought to light

Words Unspoken: Sexual misconduct stories brought to light

December 18, 2018

When then freshman *Amy found herself running barefoot through the streets at 10 p.m. several months ago, she was forced to grow up too fast. A few hour...

A Vibrant Cultural Revival: Little Five Points

A Vibrant Cultural Revival: Little Five Points

November 26, 2018

Little Five Points, one of Atlanta’s most unique intown neighborhoods, is in for a change that community members have desired for over 40 years. The ...

FDA demands corporate crackdown on teen Juuling

October 1, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration last month issued an ultimatum for five major e-cigarette companies mandating they come up with a solution to rampa...

Juul: the new generation of nicotine addicts

Juul: the new generation of nicotine addicts

September 6, 2018

      In student-designated bathroom stalls, in the hallways, at lunch, on desks and in teenage hands, students are inhaling carcinogenic, ...

The New Sexual Education

The New Sexual Education

November 6, 2017

The birds and the bees. Sound familiar? How about these: consent; teen pregnancy; sexually transmitted disease? How much do high schoolers really know...

Individually we are different; Together we are divided

Individually we are different; Together we are divided

September 8, 2017

By Alex Durham and Katie Earles “Individually we are different, Together we are Grady.” This motto has represented Grady since the 1990’s, but looking from the classroom to where students decide to sit at a p...

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