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A red (and black)-letter day for UGA newspaper

A red (and black)-letter day for UGA newspaper

September 14, 2012

In a bold statement, student editors at the University of Georgia’s venerable newspaper, The Red & Black, walked out on Aug. 15, mere hours before the deadline for the newspaper’s second issue of the year. Th...

Administration wants movies gone with the wind

Administration wants movies gone with the wind

September 12, 2012

BY CARSON SHADWELL For many students, watching a movie in class is an activity much anticipated as a way to take a break from the typical classroom...

Students dive deeper into aquarium-sponsored class

Mary Condolora

September 12, 2012

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When scheduling forms for the opening school year were released last spring, students might have noticed oceanography swimming in the mix of science courses. This year, oceanography, a class sponsored by the Georgia Aquarium, is being offered as a fourth-year science credit. The director of education at the Georgia Aquarium, Brian Davis, created the class with the goal of...

Attendance policies give students a rude awakening

Attendance policies give students a rude awakening

September 12, 2012

For many students last year, the 8:15 bell did not signal the beginning of their school day. On most days, upwards of 100 students casually entered the...

Edmodo aims to educate, update classes

Edmodo aims to educate, update classes

September 12, 2012

Math teacher Ebony Anderson-Johnson is one of Grady’s pioneers for the use of Edmodo, an online classroom tool that can be used to post or turn in assignments...

Basketball coach’s passion is a slam dunk for players

Basketball coach’s passion is a slam dunk for players

September 6, 2012

  After finishing its most successful season in 17 years, the Grady basketball team was left with a serious hole: its coach, Douglass Slad...

Without state standards, Sub-Saharan studies’ future is uncertain

Quinn Mulholland

August 31, 2012

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Not many classes at Grady have a worse reputation than Sub-Saharan Studies. "From what I’ve heard, it sounds like it’s a kind of pointless class," junior Zoe Schneider said. A reason why this class gets criticized is that it isn’t governed by any state standards that tell the teacher what the students need to know. “Teachers need to know what the state objectives ar...

Disparate dollar distribution disturbs Grady cluster

Disparate dollar distribution disturbs Grady cluster

The Southerner

August 30, 2012

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BY OLIVIA KLEINMAN Although Superintendent Erroll Davis’s plans for redistricting have been finalized and the new school year has commenced, problems...

Volunteers engineer math mentoring program

Olivia Volkert

August 23, 2012

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Math enthusiasts Vindya Bhat, a doctoral student in math at Emory, and her husband Sridharan Raman, a financial analyst at Thompson Reuters, volunteer three hours every Saturday to run a unique program called the Grady Math Success Program. The program is designed to mentor sophomores in Math II for three years until they graduate. After moving to Atlanta just three years...

Hazed and confused: Grady community conflicted over dragging tradition

Hazed and confused: Grady community conflicted over dragging tradition

Isabelle Taft

August 20, 2012

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During her first week at Grady as a freshman more than three years ago, *Alexis walked into the courtyard after school and was literally swept off her feet by an older b...

Inman seeks solutions to overcapacity concern

Inman seeks solutions to overcapacity concern

August 20, 2012

As part of the APS redistricting effort, Superintendent Erroll Davis established on April 10 the cluster of schools that would feed into Grady. Because...

Photo of the day- Aug 16

Photo of the day- Aug 16

August 16, 2012

TAKE COVER- Students in Tamara Aldridge's general health class participate in the school-wide earthquake drill. Students were instructed to get under their des...

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