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Fall film ‘Partners’ premieres with ‘A Chorus Line’ on Oct. 18

October 12, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Student Life Briefs

Grady’s first fall film, “Partners,” arrives Oct. 18, 19, and 20 at 7:00 p.m. in the Vincent Murray Auditorium. The film will premiere with the musical, "A Chorus Line." Tickets are $8 for students, $12 for adults. Attendees can pay one price for both shows.  

High school freshmen’s expectations surpass realities

High school freshmen’s expectations surpass realities

Kamryn Harty, Online Comment Section Editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under LIFESTYLE, Multimedia

Every year, hundreds of incoming freshman flood the halls of Grady. These students will have their schedule permanently plastered on their lock screens. They may or may not know to avoid the staircase that leads to nowhere, and they’ll come into the unfamiliar halls of Grady ready for a fresh star...

Dreiling, drama students produce original film

Dreiling, drama students produce original film

Abby Peters, Comment Section Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under A&E, Front Slideshow, Multimedia

Moon was struggling with her sexuality. This is a narrative many adolescents face. However, Moon is not real. Moonglow Tanner, played by junior Haley Henderson, is a character in the film “Partners.” “Partners” was written and directed by Jake Dreiling, Grady’s drama teacher. The film follo...

FDA demands corporate crackdown on teen Juuling

FDA demands corporate crackdown on teen Juuling

Katie Dwyer, Elise Isakov, and Zoey Phillips

October 1, 2018


Filed under Front Slideshow, In-Depth News, Local News, Multimedia, National News, NEWS, School News, State News

The Food and Drug Administration last month issued an ultimatum for five major e-cigarette companies mandating they come up with a solution to rampant teenage vaping. If they fail to meet these expectations in 60 days by early November, the devices could be removed from the market. One of the majo...

Spirit Week

Spirit Week

September 26, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Uncategorized

Shortened fall break is necessary to maintain momentum after first quarter

Josh Wolfe

September 5, 2018


Filed under Comment, Head to Head, Multimedia

Like my peers, I am thrilled to receive a full week off from school after a very long first quarter, but a week-long, fall break in October is very disruptive to the school schedule. I would recommend we use the extra days during our fall break and extend our summer break, so we do not start a full mo...

Longer summer vacation not worth losing benefits of weeklong fall break

Joe Earles

September 5, 2018


Filed under Comment, Head to Head, Multimedia

Summer break has once again come to an end, and just like every year, Atlanta Public Schools students have to endure the pain of being in school while their friends and family from outside the district are still enjoying summer. For a week. Maybe two. Eventually, however, students from other school d...

Student should be able to get food off campus

Alex Opsahl, Lifestyle/A&E Managing Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Comment, Head to Head, Multimedia

Principal Dr. Betsy Bockman sounded onto the announcements on Feb. 1 to inform the student body that the administration plans to build a fence around the campus to both prevent students from leaving campus during school hours and improve security. While the administration should work to create a safe c...

Students should not be able to leave for lunch

Jack Hudson, Sports Assistant Managing Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Comment, Head to Head, Multimedia

I love a good Cookout milkshake as much as the next guy, but leaving school to go get it is where I draw the line. Leaving campus to get food during school hours has been banned as long as I have been at Grady, and rightfully so. It brings safety risks to both those who leave and those who remain on ...

Freshmen expected to impact girls track team

Freshmen expected to impact girls track team

January 30, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, SPORTS

By Elias Podber The girls’ track team has undergone many changes since last year, including the addition of  a new head coach and welcoming an impactful freshman class.   “I’m looking to have a bigger, better group of girls,” new coach John Lambert said. “[I’m looking to] build the...

Knights face Maynard Jackson in first high school game at new Mercedes Benz Stadium

Knights face Maynard Jackson in first high school game at new Mercedes Benz Stadium

Sean Sweeney, Author

October 23, 2017


Filed under LIFESTYLE, Multimedia, Photo Essay

  The Knights football team faced Maynard Jackson in the first-ever high school football game in the new $1.5 billion Mercedes Benz Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 21. The young and rebuilding team fell to 1-6 on the season with a 45-7 loss. Grady is now mathematically eliminated from playoff contention...

Photo Essay: Students Get in the spirit for homecoming

Photo Essay: Students Get in the spirit for homecoming

Ellie Werthman and Annie Zintak

October 9, 2017


Filed under LIFESTYLE, Multimedia, Photo Essay

Spirit week’s goal is to excite and unite students for the homecoming game on Oct. 13. Fall break is the week prior to the Homecoming game, the normal time for spirit week. The date of the homecoming game could not be changed, so students are getting in the spirit a little earlier. For more Hom...

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