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G3 Robotics triumphs at first competition

March 19, 2019

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The G3 Robotics Team won the District Chairman's Award, the highest possible award, at their first competition in Gainesville, GA. G3 partnered with FOCUS + Fragile Kids to involve disabled students in STEM activities. You can read about their achievement on TalkupAPS.

Juniors win third place at state competition

March 19, 2019

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Juniors Anthony Cochran and David Coffman took third place at the statewide Georgia Student Technology Competition. The students presented their Robotics project on March 9.

Moot Court team wins awards at Young Litigators’ Competition

March 14, 2019

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The Grady Moot Court team was awarded Best Overall team and Best Brief awards at the Ninth Annual Young Litigators' High School Moot Court Competition. Molly Edlein, Denzil Mathis, Andrew Frazer, Mehki Etienne, Jaden Owens, and Isaiah Ramsby all presented arguments for attorneys and Georgia State University judges.

Mock Trial takes region for 21st time in a row

February 26, 2019

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Grady Mock Trial has won its Regional Championship 21 years in a row and 23 of the last 24 years. During the region the Grady team won every room and every ballot available. Also, of the 12 available individual awards for Outstanding Attorney and Outstanding Witness, Grady won all 12 that it could win. Of the 12 competing students, nine won individual awards, including: ...

Grady artists celebrated by mayor

February 6, 2019

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Grady artists participated in a celebration of “One Atlanta” last week at the invitation of Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. Shamayam Sullivan, Victoria Hagood, Zoe White, Ashley Sasser and McKenzie Cottrell guided the mayor personally through an art exhibition of works from across the district as ambassadors of culture in APS and Atlanta at large. Their work and the work of...

Gap year fair scheduled for Feb. 11 at Druid Hills

January 28, 2019

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Students interested in taking a gap year between high school and college can attend a free fair to learn about the many programs that are available. The program will take place at Druid Hills High School on Feb. 11 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

New mechanics club started

January 28, 2019

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Students can now join a new Mechanics Club and learn about car engines, including how to change oil and spark plugs, and how to rebuild pistons.  Anyone interested in the club should inquire with Ms. Breen in room C311.

Drama department presents Little Mermaid this week

January 14, 2019

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The drama department is presenting the Advanced Musical Theater class' winter production of the Little Mermaid this week.  The shows are Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17-19 at 7 p.m., and an additional show Saturday at 2 p.m. The performance takes place in the Murray Theater and tickets can be purchased at this link.

15 science and social studies projects advance to regional and city-wide fairs

January 8, 2019

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15 academic fair projects along with 36 students will advance to the next level of competition. 10 science fair projects will advance to the Regional Science Fair, which will take place on Jan. 24 at the Coan Building, and 5 social studies projects will advance to the City Social Studies Fair, which will take place Jan. 15.

Sophomore Winer makes GMEA All-state Concert Band

January 8, 2019

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Sophomore Ellie Winer made GMEA All-State Concert Band for 9th and 10th graders. She is the fourth chair for bass clarinet and will be performing alongside excelling students from all across the state of Georgia at the University of Georgia from Feb. 28 to Mar. 2.

Quiz Bowl makes Nationals

December 19, 2018

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Grady Quiz Bowl's A team qualified for nationals at the GATA Winter tournament on December 1. The team, which finished tied for 5th, was captained by Joe Earles.

Upcoming Orchestra Winter Concert scheduled for Dec. 12

December 10, 2018

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The annual Grady/Inman Orchestra Winter Concert will take place December 12, 2018 at 6:30. Special guest, Malek Jandali, the founder of Pianos for Peace, will be joining the Grady Philharmonic Orchestra. The concert is free for all.

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