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Transfer students’ schedules not prioritized

Transfer students’ schedules not prioritized

Helen Moore, Online News Section Editor

November 12, 2018

Filed under Front Slideshow, NEWS, School News

Transfer and study abroad students enrolling at Grady are often unable to get many of their desired classes. The classes they request are full of return...

Online classes encourage widespread cheating

Online classes encourage widespread cheating

November 6, 2018

In libraries across the metro Atlanta area, thousands of students open Quizlet, copy a phrase and paste the answer  into their classwork assignme...

Harris Hines, retired Chief Justice, 1961 Grady alum killed in car crash

Harris Hines, retired Chief Justice, 1961 Grady alum killed in car crash

November 4, 2018

Harris Hines, the recently retired Chief Justice is the Georgia Supreme Court died today in a car crash, according to the Marietta Daily Journal. Hines was a 1961 Grady graduate who retired as Chief Justice in August 31, 2018. ...

Gentrification shifts demographics

October 26, 2018

In major cities such as New York, Los Angeles and Atlanta, the influx of wealth and development into historically-impoverished communities continues to force ...

Walden Sports Complex unveiled

Walden Sports Complex unveiled

Selena Kleber and Kiki Soto

October 15, 2018

Filed under Local News, NEWS, School News

Astroturf fields, metal stands, concessions, locker rooms and scoreboards all stamped with a big, cardinal colored ‘G’ has made the dream of uniquely Gr...

FDA demands corporate crackdown on teen Juuling

September 30, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration last month issued an ultimatum for five major e-cigarette companies mandating they come up with a solution to rampa...

Juul: the new generation of nicotine addicts

Juul: the new generation of nicotine addicts

September 6, 2018

In student-designated bathroom stalls, in the hallways, at lunch, on desks and in teenage hands, students are inhaling carcinogenic, or cancer-causing che...

District sailing successfully in its partnership efforts

District sailing successfully in its partnership efforts

August 30, 2018

Atlanta Public Schools used to be entirely composed of traditional public schools. Since 2016, the district has diversified its pool of 84 schools to inclu...

High bar set after Thomas’ Harvard win

High bar set after Thomas’ Harvard win

Dana Richie, Online Lifestyle/ A&E Section Editor

August 21, 2018

Filed under Front Slideshow, NEWS, School News

Most Grady students used the summer to unwind and recharge their batteries for the upcoming school year, but this is not the case for senior Jordan Thomas. He spent the summer making history....

Damiani bridges language gap in science project

Damiani bridges language gap in science project

Kaitlin Palaian

April 11, 2018

Filed under NEWS, School News

American Sign Language is for the American deaf. English is for the American hearing and speaking. Grady junior Ethan Damiani has found a way to integr...

Georgia schools fail to comply with state voting laws

Selena Kleber

April 7, 2018

Filed under School News, State News

At 17 ½ years of age, you can register to vote. Voting, however, is not always a top priority among young people’s desires and responsibilities, despite it being a necessary component of civic life, especially with the recent tumultuous political climate regarding gun legislation. Is this a wake-up call for all Americans to support the right to vote? Georgia does, in f...

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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