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Illnesses and deaths spark efforts to curb vaping

Illnesses and deaths spark efforts to curb vaping

October 10, 2019

Twenty-three people nationwide have died from vaping-related illnesses this year, according to U.S. health officials. Vaping has always been advertised...

Students strike for Climate Action at the Capitol

Students strike for Climate Action at the Capitol

September 26, 2019

Chants of "this is what democracy looks like" and "climate action now" filled the humid, 80-plus degree air as capitol police and state troopers looked...

New AP Seminar Curriculum Engages Students

New AP Seminar Curriculum Engages Students

September 25, 2019

The African diaspora is now part of the AP Seminar course. Developed by the College Board and a consortium of partner universities, the curriculum is...

Carstarphen questions why contract not extended

September 17, 2019

Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen said she was surprised by the Atlanta Board of Education’s decision last week to not renew her contract. The superinten...

Scoot Over, Atlanta

Scoot Over, Atlanta

September 16, 2019

The first casualty was Eric Amis Jr., 20. On May 16, he was riding one of the 16,000 electric scooters in Atlanta when he was killed by a speed...

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...

Teachers curb cell phone usage

Teachers curb cell phone usage

Anna Rachwalski

August 27, 2019

In the past twenty years, high school classrooms haven’t changed all that much. There’s still the cheap plastic and metal desks arranged in rows, ...

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,...

2019-20 budget eliminates Design Pathway, shifts jobs

2019-20 budget eliminates Design Pathway, shifts jobs

April 23, 2019

The school Governance Team (GO Team) approved the 2019-20 budget with important changes to instruction and some teacher positions. The budget eliminates...

District’s `Excellent Schools Project’ sparks community debate

District’s `Excellent Schools Project’ sparks community debate

March 6, 2019

  Atlanta Public School’s controversial initiative to implement the “Excellent Schools Project” faces impassioned opposition as well as support...

Marian Patricia “Pat” Kelly remembered by Grady community

Marian Patricia “Pat” Kelly remembered by Grady community

Charlotte Spears, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2019

Former teacher Marian Patricia “Pat” Kelly passed away on Feb. 11. Kelly came to Grady in the fall of 1970, nine years after the student body integrated....

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