Freshman Virginia Laster sold her first cake on Mar. 20. Since then, she has sold approximately 20 more. Laster fully concentrates on every detail as she frosts the book decorations.

Sweet treat: freshman profits from cake baking business

October 21, 2020

The fresh, sweet aroma fills the Laster household as freshman Virginia Laster perfects the finishing touches on the intricately decorated cake.  In late March, Laste...

A masked employee makes a coffee behind a plexiglass barrier at Little Tart Bakeshop in Krog Street Market. These changes have been put into place to minimize contact between employees and customers.

Local restaurants respond to COVID-19 concerns

October 15, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, restaurants are bearing the brunt of the current economic crisis. Due to the pandemic, the restaurant industry is predicted to lose $240 bil...

Swint poses with a Black Lives Matter sign to show her support. She shows the front and back design of one of her t-shirts.

Sophomore starts Christian clothing line inspired by racial inequality

September 28, 2020

Sophomore Kennedy Swint launched her clothing line God Made Me in an effort to raise awareness for police brutality and racial inequality. Though Swift is juggling school and running...

Just Add Honey Tea Shop, Busy Bee Cafe, and Le Petite Marche have all had to adjust to the economic impacts of COVID-19.

Local black-owned businesses adjust to pandemic

September 27, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on small businesses across the world. Paired with the Black Lives Matter movement, there is a renewed emphasis on supporting small black-owned...

Student-run blog creates safe place to share perspectives

September 25, 2020

Anthropologigi, a blog created by junior Gigi Fisher, is a place to share insights and information about the world around you. The blog is a collaboration of a group of juniors wr...

Shevlin and Harrison jump off a rock into Phelps Lake, located in Grand Teton National Park

Seniors embark on cross-country road trip

September 25, 2020

COVID-19 caused the cancellation of numerous vacations the past nine months. Traveling even small distances seems like a foreign concept. However, two Grady seniors planned a tri...

Kyron Parker records music at home. He often writes lyrics during the school day.

Musicians of Grady pursue their dreams

September 24, 2020

Being a high school student is stressful enough. Being a high school student while pursuing your dream simultaneously is even more stressful. Grady is well known for its academic and art...

TLFC members pose with their right fist in the air. The fist is a symbol of solidarity with the black community.

TLFC hosts Black Lives Matter event, rallies students

June 14, 2020

After attending a protest for the Black Lives Matter movement, co-founder and Banneker High School rising senior Isatou Gomez was inspired to give a voice to the youth. A week la...

The image shows a graphic distribution of COVID-19 in Europe.

French exchange trip suspended due to Coronavirus outbreak

March 27, 2020

The French Exchange Program that Grady participates in was suspended due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Students were scheduled to leave for France in early March. “I was ver...

Projection of the restaurant's outdoor  seating area.

Beltline’s new futuristic restaurant welcomes young activists

March 26, 2020

Just when the people of Atlanta thought the Beltline couldn’t expand more, it got even bigger. A year of exciting new restaurants and new concepts lie ahead for Atlanta’s belov...

Frare is having many new experiences in America, including late-night Waffle House runs, where she enjoyed her first ever waffle.

Frare learns love of country through foreign exchange

March 25, 2020

Emily Frare is a foreign exchange student from Italy who has been working to integrate into American culture.  “I decided to become an exchange student because I wanted to e...

Arts and Crafts Club members painted rocks with inspiring messages to leave around the Grady campus.

Arts and Crafts club helps students relieve stress

March 16, 2020

Deadlines and homework can pile up, creating an overwhelming presence in the back of student’s minds. It’s easy to get sucked into the stress of school and struggle to wind ...

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