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Cheerleading team suspended for rest of year for inappropriate behavior

Cheerleading team suspended for rest of year for inappropriate behavior

January 31, 2019

Grady’s cheerleading team was suspended for the rest of the  season on Jan. 17 after multiple instances of “serious situations of behavior” that ...

Latin program’s interest drives demand at Inman Middle School

Latin program’s interest drives demand at Inman Middle School

January 11, 2019

At Inman Middle School, as long as students and staff can remember, there have always been two languages offered: Spanish and French. Those programs have...

Words Unspoken: Sexual misconduct stories brought to light

Words Unspoken: Sexual misconduct stories brought to light

Royce Mann, Dana Richie, Lanier Pickren, and Katherine Esterl

December 18, 2018

When then freshman *Amy found herself running barefoot through the streets at 10 p.m. several months ago, she was forced to grow up too fast. A few hour...

District schools to get their own report cards

District schools to get their own report cards

December 12, 2018

Atlanta Public Schools will begin an evaluation and rating process of all schools, which would provide the school board and Superintendent, Dr. Meria C...

Transfer students’ schedules not prioritized

Transfer students’ schedules not prioritized

Helen Moore, Online News Section Editor

November 12, 2018

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

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

October 1, 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, ...

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...

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