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Clark named Knights’ new football coach

Clark named Knights’ new football coach

Sean Sweeney

January 6, 2018

Filed under Breaking News, Football, School News, SPORTS

Mays defensive backs coach Kevin Clark has been named Grady's new head football coach.  Clark spent his college football career as a defensive back at S...

Overcrowded classes impact learning experience

Overcrowded classes impact learning experience

December 18, 2017

For many Grady students, the day begins as they squeeze into a first-period classroom of cluttered desks in search of a seat  in the corner behind 30 other classmates. With n...

APS Police shoots man armed with BB gun near Forrest Hill Academy

APS Police shoots man armed with BB gun near Forrest Hill Academy

December 12, 2017

An Atlanta Public Schools police officer shot a man armed with a BB gun who attempted to enter Forrest Hill Academy in Southwest Atlanta Tuesday morni...

District adjusts proposed rezoning boundaries for Grady’s northern attendance zone

District adjusts proposed rezoning boundaries for Grady’s northern attendance zone

December 7, 2017

Relieving overcrowding and planning for growth in the Grady cluster are top priorities for Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen. A re...

Parents oppose planned rezoning

Parents oppose planned rezoning

November 29, 2017

By Scout McDaniel and Selena Kleber Angry parents packed the Morningside Elementary auditorium Nov. 28 in opposition of a proposed rezoning  of the...

Moreland, Grady part ways

Moreland, Grady part ways

November 16, 2017

After a 2-7 season, Grady is seeking a new head football coach to replace Earthwind Moreland. His tenure lasted four years with an overall record of 24-19...

Elementary school girls advocate for dress code change

Elementary school girls advocate for dress code change

November 15, 2017

By Charlotte Spears Two little girls stood on their tiptoes to reach the microphone on the lectern. Their brightly colored leggings and pigtails stood out...

New testing policy covers STEM AP tests

New testing policy covers STEM AP tests

November 13, 2017

Every year, students take different combinations of Advanced Placement exams, and every year, Grady changes policies regarding the payment for those exams. ...

Alum Westmoreland wins Atlanta City Council seat

November 10, 2017

Filed under Adminstration, Breaking News, Local News

Brief Grady alumnus and former Atlanta Board of Education member Matt Westmoreland had a strong win on Tuesday for an at-large post for the Atlanta City Council. He ended with 63 percent of the vote with approximately 48,000 votes which was more votes than any other candidate in the Atlanta elections. Westmoreland's political career had a early beginning with a start at ...

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...

Georgia Tech shooting shifts mental health crisis to spotlight

Georgia Tech shooting shifts mental health crisis to spotlight

October 24, 2017

The shooting of student Scout Schultz on Atlanta’s Georgia Tech campus sparked debate and outrage over the actions of Georgia Tech police officers. Some,...

Alum Matt Westmoreland leaves school board for city council

Alum Matt Westmoreland leaves school board for city council

October 23, 2017

Grady alumnus and Atlanta School Board member Matt Westmoreland made his city council candidacy official Sep. 6.   “It was great to have 125 people there fro...

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