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Workers scrub off graffiti from the CNN sign.

The aftermath of George Floyd-inspired riots in Downtown Atlanta

May 30, 2020

On Friday, May 29, people flooded the streets of Downtown Atlanta to protest the death of George Floyd. While the event began as a peaceful protest,...

Junior Inaya Abdul-Haqq (left), who plays Bird Seller, and Madison Ford, who plays Tobias, run through their scenes during vocal rehearsal with Mr. Hill.

Behind the scenes of “Sweeney Todd”

February 7, 2020

The theater department has been working tirelessly on its spring musical, “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” through set-building, vocal work an...

“[The festival] is a collection of people and there’s something here for everyone. It brings in a lot of attention,” Grady sophomore Teddy Suazo said.

Candler Park Fall Fest brings neighborhood community together

October 10, 2019

The annual Candler Park Fall Fest, one of Atlanta’s premier festivals, has become an essential tradition in the neighborhood, especially for the Grady commun...

Senior Dylan Searcy watches, floating, as he scores a layup.

Girls basketball triumphs against Banneker, boys lose

January 9, 2019

On Tuesday, Jan. 8, the boys and girls varsity basketball teams faced off with region opponents Banneker at home. The girls beat the Trojans 46-40 and...

Students rake snow off of cars to create the perfect snowball.

Snow time for school!

December 8, 2017

Grady students frolic in the snow on Fri. Dec. 8th as they prepare for their 2:30pm early dismissal. Students were seen taking photos, eating lunch ami...

Knights tailback Craig Philpot looks for running room early in a game at Mercedes Benz Stadium on Oct. 21. Maynard Jackson won the contest 45-7.

Grady-Maynard Jackson

October 25, 2017

An upbeat website for a downtown school
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