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Band will perform in 3 events in May

April 29, 2019

The band will be performing at the following events in the month of May: May 5 - APS Jamboree at Lakewood Stadium at 3 p.m. May 8 - Band Concert in the Grady Auditorium  May 13 - Jazz Concert at the Family Dog at 7 p.m.

2019 Playmaker’s Showcase to be held on April 20th

April 15, 2019

With the work of nine students guided by Megan Cramer, Grady Alum ('99) and Atlanta actor and drama teacher, professional Atlanta actors and students will present their work in Grady's Black Box Theatre from 5:30 to 7:00pm on Saturday, April 20th. Over the programs 10 year tenure, more than 70 plays were written as well as more than 80 volunteers helped the process, most of...

Drama earns first Shuler Award nomination

April 10, 2019

Senior Nathaniel Ward earned the Drama department's first ever Shuler Award nomination. Ward was nominated in the Best Performance by a Supporting Actor category for his role as Triton in The Little Mermaid. The Shuler Awards are operated by the ArtsBridge Foundation and are considered to be one of the most prestigious award shows in Georgia. The 2019 award show will be held o...

Two students qualify for MathCON finals

April 10, 2019

Kavi Jakes and Lina Fretwell both qualified for the 2019 Math Convention finals, held in late April at the McCormick Place West Building in Chicago. Both students participated in the Online Competition and received qualifying scores for the national competition. Out of 50,000 students who took the online test, only 1% qualified.

5 students advance to district bookmaking competition

March 27, 2019

Lila Chiles, Zoe White, Ahva Minina, Sophia Maxim, and William Wolgemuth will be representing Grady at the district Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition. These five students were selected out of over thirty students who submitted handmade books to be judged by Grady Writing Center judges. District winners will be announced in April....

Next “Read. Think. Discuss.” set for April 15th

March 27, 2019

The Writing Center's next Read. Think. Discuss. will be held on Monday, April 15th. Students will be reading Tomi Adeyemi's bestselling young adult fantasy novel Children of Blood and Bone, the first in a planned trilogy.

G3 Robotics wins big at first competition

March 19, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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