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“Waffle Palace” opens Nov. 29

November 15, 2018

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Grady Drama has been rehearsing and will present "Waffle Palace," a spin off of Waffle House, on Nov. 29 in the Black Box theatre. This play is a hilarious yet realistic depiction of what goes on at a Waffle House at 3 am.    

Counseling department hosts motivation week

November 12, 2018

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The school counseling department is hosting College and Career Motivation Week, this week, Nov. 12-16. Activities will include learning activities with an emphasis on college and career readiness, including motivational speakers on Friday, Nov. 16.

West Side Story Auditions

November 2, 2018

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Auditions for Grady theatre's West Side Story musical are on December 10th. Often likened to a modern-day Romeo and Juliet, the show incorporates dancing, singing, gangs, forbidden love and racial tensions.

DECA members win Statesman Award

October 26, 2018

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DECA members Price Black, Zahna Jenkins, Janese Bennett, Kendal Evans, Jeffrey Riddle, Haley Stevenson, Kevin Dorcinvileach each won the Statesman Award, which recognizes DECA members who have expert knowledge about the overall DECA program. In addition, each award also equals extra spots for Regional and State competition.

eSports Club seeks new players

October 21, 2018

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The eSports Club is seeking new players with proficiency in games such as Fortnite, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, Hearthstone, Paladins, Injustice 2, Overwatch, Smite, Call of Duty WWII, Rocket League, Rainbow Six: Siege. Grady's club plays high schools nationally. The team meets once a week before school on A schedule days 7:50-8:10 in the computer lab...

Fall film ‘Partners’ premieres with ‘A Chorus Line’

October 12, 2018

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,...

Latin students to attend Classical League forum over fall break

October 3, 2018

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The Georgia Junior Classical League is hosting a Fall Forum for Latin students at North Gwinnett High School, Suwanee, GA on Oct. 13 over the fall break. Members of Grady's Latin Club and Latin students who aren't members of the club will attend. Activities include: academic contests, workshops in Greek and Roman culture, Olympika, Latin sight reading, quiz bowl.

Homecoming dance ushers in fall season

September 26, 2018

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Grady's annual Homecoming Dance returns Saturday, Sept. 29.  Students have the opportunity to ring in the new school year with food, music, as well as welcoming the year's royal court after their coronation on Friday. Located in the old gym, all grades are welcome to join the fall festivity.

3 Day Plays in production through Friday

September 26, 2018

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Writers will be selecting actors today in the Black Box Theater today for the 3 Day Plays, which are written, produced and performed over the course of three days. After selecting their actors, writers will write their plays in 10 minutes. On Sept. 27, directors will choose scripts, and tech will develop sets for the plays. The plays will be performed at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept....

Homecoming Royal Court announced

September 17, 2018

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Seniors Lily Shevlin and Harris Clement have been named Ms. Grady and Mr. Grady for the 2018-2019 school year. Grade level queens and kings were also named. Ms. 9th Grade: Aaliyah Rapping Mr. 9th Grade: Jha'Quez Wright Ms. 10th Grade: Justice Thompson Mr. 10th Grade Fredrick Hamilton Ms. 11th Grade: Imani Pittman Mr. 11th Grade: Evan Menifee Ms. 12th Grade:...

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