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Boys soccer

May 8, 2018


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Senior editor reflects on time with the Southerner

Caleb Weinstock

April 15, 2018


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As my time at Grady comes to an end, I have reflected on what I have done and what I have been a part of. Surprisingly, the Southerner takes up a large piece of my high school memories, and I have taken out a lot more than I thought I would when I joined, just thinking it was a smart pathway to join...

Senior One Acts showcase students’ talent and humor

Senior One Acts showcase students’ talent and humor

Tyler Jones

April 6, 2018


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From the perils of preschool academic rigor to an office worker caught in a paradox of her own play, Grady’s annual Senior One Acts brought productions that combined both the sarcasm of comedies to serious tones of modern day issues for a night of student directed performances. “For me this...

Students march for their lives amid gun control debate

March 24, 2018


Filed under National News, Uncategorized

It started out like a typical morning — clear blue skies and a light breeze. But for students across the U.S., Mar. 24 was monumental.  Record breaking crowds, the largest single day protest in D.C’s history, assembled in the nation’s capital to show support for victims of gun violence and to ...

Nationwide Walkout: Grady Students Join in Protest/Solidarity

Nationwide Walkout: Grady Students Join in Protest/Solidarity

Tyler Jones and Hope Nathanson

March 14, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Local News, NEWS, School News, Uncategorized

Seventeen backpacks line the field of the Grady Stadium in front of a crowd of hundreds of students. Today, on the one month anniversary of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead, Grady students joined thousands of pupils across the nation and walked out of cl...

Avery Gray, Sophomore

Avery Gray, Sophomore

Olivia Podber

February 16, 2018


Filed under Humans of Grady, Uncategorized

Valentine's Day "My girlfriend's name is Rose, and we've been dating for over a year. We met at a Halloween party way back in 8th grade and I had a crush on her for a long, long, long time. We had a very dramatic friendship and then it became a relationship. She just surprised me in the hallway out...

Ben Sockel, Sophomore

Ben Sockel, Sophomore

February 16, 2018


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Valentine's Day "I guess I just hit her up on Snapchat and then we just started hanging out at football games or at the Coffeehouse [performance], and then it just escalated over fall break. I feel like I did a good job for Valentine's Day. It's a surprise because she thinks I'm not getting her anything...

Teachers not prepared for emergencies

Ellie Werthman and Selena Kleber

February 12, 2018


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The classroom buzz softened to silence and a panic began to spread throughout the room. The seconds slowed and everyone seemed paralyzed. Students understood what was happening but didn’t know how to help their fainting classmate. Grady does not train teachers for emergency health situations other than if th...

Students report language programs as ineffective

Katie Earles, Co Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


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Inside Atlanta Public Schools’ elementary schools, years before students arrive at Grady as high school freshmen, one can find some six-year-olds simultaneously learning the English alphabet, sitting in Spanish classes and chanting “rojo, azul, verde” as a teacher holds up colored cards. Some...

Twenty questions with psychologist Dr. Howard Drutman

Twenty questions with psychologist Dr. Howard Drutman

Katie Earles, Co Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2018


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First, how long have you been a psychologist? I’ve been a psychologist for 30 years now. Do you specialize in any particular area in psychology? Yes, I specialize in forensic psychology in family law cases and court evaluations. I also work with people individually. As you know, there was a r...

Boys and girls swim teams win city championships

January 25, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, SPORTS, Uncategorized

Grady's boys and girls swim teams won first place at the Atlanta Public Schools Swimming Championships yesterday Jan. 24 at the Washington Park Natatorium. The girls have won for five consecutive years, while the boys earned their first win in team history. Both teams qualified for the state championship...

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