Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Make sure you let your friends and neighbors know about your child's milestone!
Do you have a friend or family member graduating from high school or college this year? Maybe your child will be receiving his or her diploma at Thursday's 1 p.m. Grady High School commencement at the Atlanta Civic Center? Want to congratulate them and share the good news with your friends and neighbors? Post a free graduation announcement on Patch. To post a free announcement, click here. In the category drop down box (see photo), select "graduation." Enter the graduate's name, school and any other details you'd like to share. Directly below the "description" box, you'll see an "Upload photos and videos" button. If you'd like your announcement featured on the Dacula Patch home page, be sure to add a photo or video. Only announcements with…
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Gates Millennium Scholars Program, part of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, picks 1,000 students every year who receive scholarships to use at a university or college of their choice.
Fourteen high school students from Atlanta Public Schools, including two from Grady High School, were named Gates Millennium Scholars. The two Grady High School students named were Mezmure Dargie and Sanjida Mowla. The Gates Millennium Scholars Program, part of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, picks 1,000 students every year who receive scholarships to use at a university or college of their choice. The scholarships, good through graduation, give recipients professional and personal development through Gates leadership programs along with academic support throughout their college careers. “At a time when the perception of our academic programs has suffered, it is reassuring to see our students compete and achieve some of the most …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The Carson Scholars Fund, Inc. was founded in 1994 to address the education crisis in the United States.
Twenty Atlanta Public Schools students, including one from Grady High School, were named Carson Fund Scholars. The Grady student is Archie Kinnane, an 11th-grader. The students will each receive $1,000 college scholarships. The fund is named after Benjamin S. Carson, the famed Johns Hopkins Pediatric neurosurgeon, and his wife, Candy. They founded the funded in 1994 after reading a study that showed the United States ranked 21st out of 22 nations in science and mathematics. Since then, the fund has awarded scholarships to students in grades 4 to 11 who excel academically and are dedicated to serving their communities. Since 2002, the Carson Scholars Fund has recognized more than 400 students in the Southeast.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Rachel Citrin will take a gap year to to study Arabic in Oman.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Wednesday night at Inman Middle School, the Council of Intown Neighborhoods and Schools will recognize the Grady cluster teachers who received CINS’ grant funding this year.
Please join the Council of Intown Neighborhoods and Schools (CINS) at its annual Schools Showcase where it will recognize the Grady cluster teachers who received CINS’ grant funding this year. The showcase will take place on Wednesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. at Inman Middle School, located at 774 Virginia Avenue. There will be presentations from some of the teachers who received grant funding on how they used their grant funds to impact student education and growth in their classrooms. This is the 29th year that CINS has awarded grant funds to teachers serving the Grady Cluster. This is always a very uplifting meeting that includes lots of student participation. CINS has awarded more than $75,000 in grants since the program was founded in…
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Families with students entering the 9th grade at Grady High School this fall are encouraged to come to one of three tours, starting April 20th.
Parents and families living in the Virginia-Highland area with rising 9th graders attending Grady High School next school year can attend one of the upcoming Grady High spring campus tours. The tours will help students become a little more familiar with the campus, so that on the first day of classes, things will not seem too confusing. According to the Grady High website, "the tours begin in the cafeteria and include an overview of Grady and a comprehensive tour of the campus led by Grady teachers and students." The tours last about an hour. The dates are: To make a reservation for a tour, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 404-802-3049 between the hours of 10am-3:45pm. See Also State of the Grady Cluster: Lots …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Urban Couture is coming to an end this Summer, and the design students are excited to show off their work one last time.
The 10th installment of the Urban Couture Show that is put on by the design students at Grady High School will take place on May 11 for the last time. According to a short announcement on Grady's website, everyone is invited to "come out to celebrate the final year of Urban Couture on May 11th at 7:00pm in the Practice Gym." For 10 years, the Urban Couture was initiated by instructor Vincent Martinez of Grady High School. This year will be the first year in which, Martinez will no longer be backstage leading the designers on. "Every year the fashion show has been filled with excitement and attitude with cutting edge designers," students said in a prepared statement which promised that this year's event will include "the revealing of a new…
The Southerner's editor-in-chief Isabelle Taft has been named the 2013 Georgia Champion Journalist by the Georgia Scholastic Press Association.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The Nexus is Grady's student-produced magazine of popular culture.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
The Georgia Governor's Honors Program is a residential summer program for gifted and talented high school juniors and seniors.