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Impeachment Inquiry: A conversation with Dr. Richard Barke, Georgia Tech public policy professor

Impeachment Inquiry: A conversation with Dr. Richard Barke, Georgia Tech public policy professor

Tyler Jones

September 26, 2019

Dr. Richard Barke is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech. The Southerner contacted Dr. Barke to ask about the impeach...

Superintendent and school board chair dispute reasoning for not extending contract

Superintendent and school board chair dispute reasoning for not extending contract

George Lefkowicz

September 10, 2019

After the Atlanta school board decided not to renew Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen’s contract, both sides went to the media to tell their ...

Atlanta school board to begin search for new superintendent

Atlanta school board to begin search for new superintendent

September 9, 2019

The Atlanta Board of Education has opted to not renew the contract of Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen. Dr. Carstarphen has been superintendent s...

Board moves to discuss superintendent’s future with district

Board moves to discuss superintendent’s future with district

September 8, 2019

The Atlanta school board will meet Monday, Sept. 9 to discuss the future of APS Superintendent Meria Carstarphen’s contract renewal, which currently e...

Student arrested after bringing handgun to school

Student arrested after bringing handgun to school

September 5, 2019

A Grady student was arrested after bringing a handgun and marijuana to school today in a backpack. Administrators confiscated the backpack, holding the firearm dur...

2020 renovation approaches, neighborhood reacts

2020 renovation approaches, neighborhood reacts

August 22, 2019

Update: According to Leslie Grant, Atlanta School Board member,  Parrish Construction, who is currently overseeing the Howard Middle School renovation,...

Cheerleading team suspended for rest of year for inappropriate behavior

Cheerleading team suspended for rest of year for inappropriate behavior

January 31, 2019

Grady’s cheerleading team was suspended for the rest of the  season on Jan. 17 after multiple instances of “serious situations of behavior” that ...

Atlanta businesses feel effects of boil water advisory

Atlanta businesses feel effects of boil water advisory

Anna Fedorova, Writer

December 4, 2018

Businesses, schools and households across metro Atlanta experienced a major water restriction caused by a boil water advisory on Monday, Dec. 3. The rest...

Boil water advisory inconveniences Grady students

Boil water advisory inconveniences Grady students

December 4, 2018

Water is a necessity for human life that we often take for granted. When water is no longer accessible, thousands of people are affected. On Monday Dec. 3,...

Grady faculty works to manage Atlanta boil water advisory

Grady faculty works to manage Atlanta boil water advisory

Zoya Charania, Writer

December 4, 2018

Late Monday morning, on Dec. 3, a boil water advisory was issued across all of the City of Atlanta. Residents in Atlanta experienced low water pressure...

Grady students suddenly are no longer wrong

Grady students suddenly are no longer wrong

August 3, 2018

Students will miss hearing long-time assistant principal Dr. David Lee Propst’s catchphrase, “you are wrong.” He retired from Grady on July 31. ...

Nationwide Walkout: Grady Students Join in Protest/Solidarity

Nationwide Walkout: Grady Students Join in Protest/Solidarity

March 14, 2018

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. 1...

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