Important Information for the Last Day of School
Grady has been approved for an early dismissal at 12:30 p.m. on May 22, 2015- the last day of school. This will allow students, teachers, other staff, and families to attend graduation. We will work on a modified schedule for that day, which will include two lunch periods. By necessity, lunch will start earlier than our usual 11:45 a.m. Further details will be provided in the weeks to come.
Grady Senior Named Georgia's STAR Student!
Carter Guensler, a senior at Henry W. Grady High School, has been named the state of Georgia’s 2015 STAR Student, and Grady history and musical theater teacher Mr. Roderick Pope has been named the state’s STAR Teacher.
The Professional Association of Georgia Educators announced the tandem awards at its state Student Teacher Achievement Recognition, or STAR, Banquet Monday at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia.
As the state winners, Guensler, 17, will receive a $5,000 scholarship (provided by AT&T Georgia) and Pope will receive a $2,500 cash prize (provided by the Frances Wood Wilson Foundation, inc.).
Grady High School GA Milestones Assessment Schedule
Download/View the GA Milestones Assessment Daily Schedule here.
Summer Academy Enrollment Nights
AP Exam Schedule
Click here to download/view the Grady AP Exam Schedule for 2015.
Inman Expansion Community Meeting: Tuesday, May 5 @ 6pm in the Inman Auditorium
Attention Grady Cluster members:
There will be a community meeting concerning Inman Middle School's expansion May, 5 at 6pm in the Inman Auditorium. Please come! For more information, please view/download the letter from Principal Bockman here.
Attention Juniors: Posse Scholarship 2015-16
Applications are now available for students who are interested in applying for nomination for the 2015-2016 Posse Foundation Scholarship The Posse Foundation Scholarship is a four year, full-tuition, leadership scholarship. This year, Posse Atlanta will invite 30 rising seniors from Grady to participate in the nomination process. Posse is looking for; academic excellence, leadership and Diversity. Posse scholars are positive, motivated, talented and ambitious young people.
To be considered for nomination students must:
Be a rising senior
Have an 83% or above numeric average
Submit an application & resume
Submit an essay
Interested juniors must sign up with their counselors. Friday, May 1 is the deadline to submit the application to your counselor.
Grady High School Summer Academy
Download the informational flyer for Grady High School Summer Academy here
Atlanta Virtual Academy Summer Registration
Credit Recovery Parent & Student Meeting/Saturday Online Camp
Atlanta Virtual Academy courses will soon open for summer registration. Atlanta Virtual Academy courses offer teacher-led online courses that allow students a way to earn credit towards graduation. Students are eligible to take any course offered, however all courses must be approved by a local school counselor prior to enrollment. Students can take courses for the first time and for credit recovery. AVA programs are designed to allow students and their families flexible learning options to meet their educational needs. By providing more opportunities to achieve educational success, the Atlanta Virtual Academy is looking to change the outcome for many and provide a means to better, brighter futures for APS students. Learning that takes place "Any Time...Any Place...Any Device”. Please visit the website below for additional information on Atlanta Virtual Academy.
Registration Dates: April 27, 2015 through June 5, 2015
Classes begin June 3, 2015
A Credit Recovery Parent and Student Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 24, 6:00 pm in the Cafeteria. The purpose of this meeting to assist your child in being successful in the online environment. Parents and students are encouraged to attend to receive information and available resources for online credit recovery. In addition to the parent and student meeting, Grady will also host a Saturday Online Camp to provide needed support. The Saturday Online Camp is scheduled for March 28, April 18, and April 25, 9:00 AM-12:00 Noon. Please contact your child’s counselor or graduation coach for additional information
IB Information Session and Q&A/City Wide Town Hall Meeting
Join Atlanta Board of Education At-Large representatives with APS staff, parents, and students for a presentation and panel on the International Baccalaureate Program Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 6:30pm in the CLL Auditorium.
Download the informational flyer here
Grady Cluster Planning
Below is the link to the Grady Cluster Planning website that has meeting agendas, notes, presentations, and all of the hand-outs from March 9th. The Cluster planning site has a link to a short follow-up survey from the March 9th meeting. All members of the Grady community are invited to take the survey. All input is appreciated.
Tentative Assessment Calendar Spring 2015
to download/view the tentative assessment calendar for Grady High School, Spring 2015.
Purchase Fashion Show Tickets Online!
To purchase tickets for Une Belle Revolution presents "Belle Fleur" Senior Fashion Show click the link below:
AP Exam Order Form and Information
To download the AP Exam Order Form click here.
Updated Tutorial Resource Information
To download the updated Tutorial Resources Document prepared by our counselors, click here
Grady’s Senior Class of 2015 will celebrate “Visions of the Future” May 16, 2015, at 10 AM in the Historic Gymnasium.
Grady’s Graduation is Friday, May 22, 2015, at 3:00 PM. (The procession will start at 2:50 PM.)
Location: Georgia World Congress Center/Hall A3
285 Andrew Young International Blvd., NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
Parking Cost: $10 (Cash or credit/debit card)
(Information about the number of tickets is coming soon.)
EARLY RELEASE SCHEDULE: Standard school-wide early release - 12:30pm
Seniors MUST pay senior fees in order to participate in Visions of the Future, Graduation and any end-of-year activities. Payments (cash or money orders ONLY) will be accepted by Ms. Rhodes-Igherighe in the Main Office daily from 9:00-11:30am and from 3:30-3:45pm (except on Fridays). For a small handling fee, senior fees may be paid online via the Grady website. Create a username and password to make your payment. Remember to print confirmation and/or a receipt of your transaction.
For students who pay between November 8 and February 20, 2015, the total amount is $200. For students who pay on or after February 21, 2015, the total amount is $210.