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Virtual lobbying for hate crime legislation taking place from June 1-6

June 1, 2020

Grady students have the opportunity to participate in phone banking sessions to lobby for the passage of House Bill 426 by the Georgia Senate Judiciary Committee. Organized by junior Francesca Ruhe, the sessions will occur daily from 1 PM to 3:30 PM on June 1-6 and will take place using Google Meet.  House Bill 426 will impose penalties for crimes, felonies or misdeameanors,...

G3 Robotics wins chairman’s award at state competition

May 21, 2020

The G3 Robotics team was virtually awarded with the state chariman's award at the Georgia FIRST Robotics Competition. With the state level interview and presentation for the award being done virtually, the accolade measures a team's impact on their community rather than robot performance and is considered the most prestigious FIRST robotics award. The team's outreach with students...

2021-2022 APS school calendar released

May 14, 2020

Atlanta Public Schools released the calendar for the 2021-2022 school year, which includes an earlier start to the school year and longer fall and winter breaks. School will begin Aug. 10, 2020, which is five days earlier than the Aug. 5 return date for the 2020-2021 school year. A fall break, from Oct. 7 to 8, has been added, and students will have Oct. 11 off for a teacher...

Seniors to drop off and pick up items on May 15

April 27, 2020

Seniors will arrive during their scheduled time slot to pick up items attributed to their senior fees and drop off items owed to the school on May 15. Cap and gowns, diploma covers, yearbooks, diplomas and refund checks will be distributed if applicable. Textbooks, ROTC uniforms, sewing machines and library book collections will be collected. There will be two stations, with...

Students sweep National Latin Exam awards

April 22, 2020

325 Grady students took the National Latin Exam this year, and results are out. The exam is 40 questions about Latin grammar, vocabulary, Roman history, and mythology. This year, half of the students that took the exam won an award. Individual award winners are listen below, with students' level of latin (1-5) expressed in parenthesis next to their name. Gold Medal Winn...

Posse Foundation Scholarship application available to juniors

April 22, 2020

Applications for the 2020-2021 Posse Foundation Scholarship are available now to rising seniors. Winners of the scholarship have the opportunity of a getting full-tuition paid, four year college experience. The schools involved in the scholarship include: Bard College, Boston University, Brandeis University, George Washington University, and The College of Wooster. 20 Grady...

Schedule updates impact students

April 22, 2020

Principal Dr. Betsy Bockman announced that beginning Monday, April 20th, the rest of the school year will operate on a B A B A schedule, and Fridays will no longer be direct instruction time, but rather "office hours." The last day of school will be Friday, May 22, and there are no final exams. Seniors's last day is May 1st, but seniors may continue to work towards graduation...

Senior data form due this month

April 1, 2020

Seniors have until Friday, April 24th to turn in their senior data form. Filling out this form ensures that the school has postsecondary data on the class of 2020. Forms are to be submitted with acceptance letters and scholarship awards. Those who choose to opt out of filling the form will not have their scholarship data published in the graduation program and must indicate...

Robotics seeking volunteers for Drones for Good program

March 11, 2020

The Robotics team will be hosting the Drones For Good program, a drone competition for elementary and middle school students, at Inman Middle School on Saturday, March 28. The team is looking for student and parent volunteers and judges.  Students: Judging:

Sweeney Todd tickets on sale

March 10, 2020

Tickets for the spring musical, "Sweeney Todd," are on sale now. The musical will run March 26 - 28. Buy tickets ahead of time here. 

Drama to hold Coffeehouse on Thursday

March 10, 2020

Coffeehouse will be on Thursday, March 12 at 7 p.m. in the Black Box Theater. Screenings will be held on Wednesday in the Black Box. The theme is "Back to the Brew-ture".

Final Coffeehouse performance held next week

March 3, 2020

Ths final coffeehouse performance f the 2019-2020 school year will be held Thursday, March 12th, in the Black Box Theater. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased the day of the performances in the BBT before entry. The purchase of a ticket covers small snacks and drinks once inside. Auditions for this performance will be held the week of March 8th. Come showcase your artistic...

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