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School united in celebrating Black History Month

School united in celebrating Black History Month

Jordan Killenberg

March 26, 2018

Filed under NEWS

By Jordan Killenberg February marked Black History Month, and Grady student leaders showed dedication in celebrating and educating the school about ...

Atlanta embraces sustainability efforts with growth

Atlanta embraces sustainability efforts with growth

March 26, 2018

By Chandler Morris As Atlanta’s economy continues to boom, it attracts more attention and residents into the city. According to the Atlanta Region...

Students march for their lives amid gun control debate

Students march for their lives amid gun control debate

March 24, 2018

It started out like a typical morning — clear blue skies and a light breeze. But for students across the U.S., Mar. 24 was monumental.  Record breaki...

Students walk out on lack of gun control

Students walk out on lack of gun control

March 22, 2018

By Olivia Podber The athletic field, normally populated during sports games and gym class, is quiet during the school day. But on March 14, around 10 a.m...

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...

Nationwide Walkout: An Interview with Cali Chalfant

Nationwide Walkout: An Interview with Cali Chalfant

March 12, 2018

  One month after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students all over the nation plan to stage a walkout at their schools to...

Education Q&A with Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms

Education Q&A with Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms

Sophie Rivard

March 1, 2018

Filed under Front Slideshow, NEWS

 Newly elected Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms opens up about her plans for education, and how these will impact the Grady community. Mayor Bottoms emphas...

Students report language programs as ineffective

Students report language programs as ineffective

February 13, 2018

Inside Atlanta Public Schools’ elementary schools, years before students arrive at Grady as high school freshmen, one can find some six-year-olds si...

Westside Bellwood Quarry to become next Atlanta park

Westside Bellwood Quarry to become next Atlanta park

February 6, 2018

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...

Weather cancellations lead to school day extension

Weather cancellations lead to school day extension

January 29, 2018

From hurricanes to snow storms, the 2017-18 school year's inclement weather incidents led to seven full-school day cancellations. Due to the amount...

Boys and girls swim teams win city championships

January 25, 2018

Filed under Breaking News, SPORTS, Uncategorized

Grady's boys and girls swim teams won first place at the Atlanta Public Schools Swimming Championships yesterday Jan. 24 at the Washington Park Natatorium. The girls have won for five consecutive years, while the boys earned their first win in team history. Both teams qualified for the state championship in individual and relay events and beat long time rival North Atlanta....

School district ‘lands’ a great deal from the mayor

School district ‘lands’ a great deal from the mayor

January 17, 2018

Newly elected mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms, transferred deeds for 50 properties from the City of Atlanta to Atlanta Public Schools on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Th...

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