Grady Student Performs at Annual "Poetry Out Loud" Competition
Congratulations to Keturah James for her outstanding performance in the 12th annual Poetry Out Loud regional competition at the Atlanta History Center on Saturday, February 25th. Ketruah recited The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost and The Arrow and the Song by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Poetry Out Loud is a national poetry recitation contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation.
Thank you, Keturah for representing Grady High School.
Grady Hosts French Foreign Exchange Students
This past Friday Grady hosted foreign exchange students from France. Thanks to our ambassadors who did a wonderful job escorting our visitors to classrooms.
National Art Honor Society Accolades
Grady High School National Art Honor Society sent a team of artists to the Georgia State conference in Columbus, GA this past weekend. Our team came in 4th in the state out of 30 teams and were winners in four of the competitions:
Collaborative Painting: CHAMPIONS: Magda Dumitrescu, Amoni Nowell, Lucy Ferguson, Jackson Markovic
Impromptu Sculpture: CHAMPION: Magda Dumitrescu
Speed Portraiture: CHAMPION: Emily Linstrum
Digital Photography: 2nd PLACE: Amoni Nowell
The competition called ART THROWDOWN was developed here at Grady and is now being adopted as a model for art competitions on a national level. It is exciting to see another Grady idea spread its influence.
College and Career Day Presentation
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Important Reminder: Re-Registration Materials
Please return the re-registration materials for the 2017-18 school year you received in 2nd period on 2/23/17.
Sickle Cell Research Summer Opportunity
The Atlanta Sickle Cell Summer Research Program is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and conducted by Morehouse School of Medicine, Emory University Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation, and Georgia Institute of Technology.
The application link will be accessible beginning next week 2/1/17, and application will be accepted until 3/31/17.
Last Call for Yearbook Ads!!!
Don’t miss this opportunity to honor your student or create memories with your besties in a group photo!
Memories are fleeting; yearbooks are forever!!
Ads are available as a whole page ad, half page ad, or ¼ page ad.
See any yearbook staff person for assistance, or you can go to the Yearbookforever.Com
website and purchase your ad there.
The deadline is Tuesday, February 28th!!
Grady’s Counseling Department Earns Move on When Ready Transportation Grant
The school counseling department has earned the Move on When Ready (MOWR) Transportation Grant through Georgia Student Finance Authority to offset the cost of transporting MOWR students to and from post-secondary institutions. Grady High School’s goals are to increase the number of high school graduates who are college and career ready and increase the number of students enrolled in dual credit programs. MOWR transportation is an integral component of meeting these goals. The grant will assist in removing transportation barriers for students. The grant will cover the cost of round trip transportation for students for the 2017-18 SY. Interested students must meet with their counselor for more information.
Who is Eligible to Apply for MOWR?
· 9th -12th grade students
· Students on track for graduation
· Students who meet post-secondary institution admission requirements (i.e. GPA, ACT/SAT)
· Students who apply to the post-secondary institution by their deadline
· Students who receive MOWR approval from their counselor
· Students who maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined by the eligible
All University System of Georgia Institutions participate in MOWR.
Notice to All Stakeholders Concerning Sex-Education Instructional Materials Review