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City, district to install speed cameras in school zones

City, district to install speed cameras in school zones

November 19, 2019

Crowded streets, impatient drivers and busy intersections. It’s 8:15 a.m. on a school day, and traffic is something students and staff at Grady must...

Forgotten Youth: when college is not your first choice

Forgotten Youth: when college is not your first choice

November 15, 2019

When 2018 graduate Peter Bowden began Grady in 2014, he lived next to a crackhouse that was undergoing renovation on Boulevard. Growing up, he saw friends...

New resources help students prepare for post-secondary plans

New resources help students prepare for post-secondary plans

October 30, 2019

Two resources new to Grady this year, the college advisors and the implementation of the national OneGoal program, help the students who often get overlooked, mak...

Historic Howard reopening combines history with a look to the future

Historic Howard reopening combines history with a look to the future

October 29, 2019

David T. Howard Middle School, a historic school in Old Fourth Ward, is coming back to life for a new generation. In 1924, Atlanta Public Schools opened...

First-time voters a key demographic in 2020 Presidential Election

First-time voters a key demographic in 2020 Presidential Election

Royce Mann

October 21, 2019

Next November, people around the country will head to the polls to cast their ballots for the next president, and for many current students, this importan...

Howard Middle School brings change to Old Fourth Ward

Howard Middle School brings change to Old Fourth Ward

October 20, 2019

For the past two years, the residents of Old Fourth Ward have witnessed major changes in the once-abandoned David T. Howard school building, which served...

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 adver...

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...

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