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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...

Nationwide Walkout: An Interview with Cali Chalfant

Nationwide Walkout: An Interview with Cali Chalfant

March 12, 2018

  One month after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students all over the nation plan to stage a walkout at their schools to...

Weather cancellations lead to school day extension

Weather cancellations lead to school day extension

January 29, 2018

From hurricanes to snow storms, the 2017-18 school year's inclement weather incidents led to seven full-school day cancellations. Due to the amount...

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...

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...

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...

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