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PULLMAN YARD: a split future

PULLMAN YARD: a split future

September 15, 2015

Lot finds new use as urban canvas As you drive down DeKalb Avenue on the way to Decatur from Grady, you can’t help but notice the enormous facade of a ...

For the health of it: APS chef finds it difficult to satisfy student tastes with healthy menu options

For the health of it: APS chef finds it difficult to satisfy student tastes with healthy menu options

February 26, 2015

By Reilly Blum and Isabel Olson It isn’t easy for Americans to maintain healthy diets. With an abundance of delicious, fattening products, it’s beco...

New York Frame of Mind: City landscape photography becoming a focal point for distinguished alumnus

New York Frame of Mind: City landscape photography becoming a focal point for distinguished alumnus

December 19, 2014

[slideshow_deploy id='58546']   Alumnus Bryan Dumas never leaves his Upper West Side Manhattan studio apartment without his camera. Whe...

A Shepherd’s Flock

A Shepherd’s Flock

November 5, 2014

Body surfing accident victim fosters a unique environment of healing, care By JENNIFER STECKL The building that houses the Shepherd Center loo...

The Sky is the Limit: Changes in environment precipitate changes in lifestyles

The Sky is the Limit: Changes in environment precipitate changes in lifestyles

May 15, 2014

By Orli Hendler and Eli Mansbach Every time you turn the key in the ignition or flip a light switch on in your room, you contribute a small amount o...

Atlanta homeless and local artists work together to draw out talents

Atlanta homeless and local artists work together to draw out talents

January 17, 2014

Anita Beaty, the executive director of the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless, says she asks the same question to each person who arrives at the Peach...

Author’s remarks for ‘A TWO-TIERED SYSTEM’

Quinn Mulholland

December 24, 2013

The Southerner has had no shortage of coverage of the racial divide, both socially and academically, in our school and in our district (see: Ben Gittelson and Sam Weinstock's award-winning story about the segregation resulting from Grady's "small learning communities" program, Sammi Dean's story and Olivia Veira's story, both about accusations of racial discrimination in APS...

A TWO-TIERED SYSTEM: As the socioeconomic achievement gap widens, what can be done to fix public education?

A TWO-TIERED SYSTEM: As the socioeconomic achievement gap widens, what can be done to fix public education?

December 23, 2013

BY QUINN MULHOLLAND Christian Coyotl did not have many advantages growing up. Originally from Mexico, the South Atlanta School of Law and Social Justice senior lives in the projects and sa...

WORLDS APART: Grady’s social, academic environments differ from private school counterparts

WORLDS APART: Grady’s social, academic environments differ from private school counterparts

December 13, 2013

Lining the walls between the library and cafeteria, statistics tell a glowing story of Grady: the school boasts an average SAT score a full 180 points above ...

BLOWING OFF STEAM: Rise in teen e-cigarette smoking rate leads to cloudy campus

BLOWING OFF STEAM: Rise in teen e-cigarette smoking rate leads to cloudy campus

November 6, 2013

After a long second period, as students head out to the courtyard for lunch and stroll by the different groups of people congregating, they might spot a quickly d...

Skyrocketing college prices put students in a bind

Skyrocketing college prices put students in a bind

August 30, 2013

Grady alumnus Andrew Cleveland had it all. He had gotten into his dream school, the prestigious Cleveland Institute of Music, and had just finished his fir...

Georgia’s dropout rate recalculated, DOE attempts to make curriculum more relevant to students

Georgia’s dropout rate recalculated, DOE attempts to make curriculum more relevant to students

May 2, 2013

“I was honestly tired of everything,” former Grady student Morgan Rutledge said concerning her withdrawal from school. “Most of my good friends left the school anyways, so it...

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