Congrats! Grady High School Debate Team Captures Seventh Straight Championship Title

By: Alicia Sands Lurry This past weekend, the Henry W. Grady High School Jesters speech and debate team captured its seventh straight title at the Georgia Forensics Coaches Association Speech and Debate Varsity Championships. The competition was held March 4-5 at Northview High School in Johns Creek. In addition to being crowned Speech, Debate and Overall Sweepstakes Winner,... Continue Reading →

APS Basketball Teams Go After State Titles as Swimmers, Wrestlers Close Out Successful Seasons

By Seth Coleman An outstanding winter sports season for Atlanta Public Schools is coming to a close. But the best may be yet to come. Basketball Eight APS teams advanced last weekend to the Georgia High Schools Association State Basketball Tournament, including two region champions and one runner up. Leading the way is the Maynard... Continue Reading →

Grady Students Prepare for All State Chorus Progam

By: Alicia Sands Lurry Students at Grady High School have plenty to sing about, thanks to seven of its singers recently passing their second All State Chorus auditions. Max Calderon, Shann Mack, Emma Mathews, Justin Oliver, Hannah Prausnitz-Weinbaum, Kendall Stroud, and Alex Tischer are now headed to the 2016 All State Chorus Program in Athens, Feb. 25-27, where they will join 1,000... Continue Reading →

Grady High School Speech and Debate Team to Host Huge Tournament Next Weekend

By Seth Coleman The Grady High School speech and debate team flexed its formidable muscles at the George Mason University Patriot Games National Invitational last month with a Top 10 finish. This weekend, Jan. 22-23, the Grady “Jesters” will be back in action on home turf, as they host a tournament that will feature more... Continue Reading →

Grady vs. North Atlanta at Philips Arena, South Atlanta vs. Greenforest Part of Big MLK Day

The Henry Grady, North Atlanta, and South Atlanta boys’ basketball teams will compete in high-profile games during the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Weekend. South Atlanta vs. Greenforest Christian Academy (Boys), Monday, Jan. 18, 1:25 p.m.  South Atlanta (13-4), ranked No. 3 in the AJC’s Class AAA Top 10 poll, will take on Greenforest Christian... Continue Reading →

Eight APS Football Players Named to All-State Team

Eight Atlanta Public Schools high school student athletes earned All-State honors in football from the Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC) recently, while seven were named to the AJC’s All-City/South Fulton team. All-State teams reflect the top players in each one of the state’s six classifications, which are based on student population, while the All-City/South Fulton team... Continue Reading →

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