Tuesday, January 29, 2013
School alumna helps shepherd playwriting workshop.
Tuesday, January 29
by Anna Winer Over a whirlwind weekend, January 25 and 26, six Grady High School students participated in a playwriting workshop and produced six one-act, two-character plays, from initial conception through performance. Telescoping a process that usually takes months into just over 24 hours was a thrilling ride for the student participants. “To see my play come to life on stage by professional actors was incredible!” said Kelsey Hubbard, a repeat participant. “This is the one day in the school year I live for!” enthused Avanti Lemons, a two-time attendee, who is already looking forward to next year’s workshop. Led by Megan Cramer, Grady alumna and Associate Artistic Director of the 52nd Street Project in New York City, the students began …
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Cecily Harsch-Kinnane will not run for a seat on the Atlanta Public Schools school board in 2013
Atlanta Public Schools board of education member Cecily Harsch-Kinnane will not seek reelection in 2013. Harsch-Kinnane represents District 3, which includes the Grady High School and Jackson High School clusters. “This is not a reaction to anything," Harsch-Kinnane told Atlanta Progressive News." I feel good about my time served. People serve different roles on the board.” Her role, she said, is a parent representative. By 2013, her youngest child will be a senior at Grady High School and she said that is her cue to exit. Harsch-Kinnane is currently serving her second term as the District 3 representative. Before securing a seat on the board of education, she served as PTA president at Morningside Elementary School, a member of the PTA …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Patch provided live coverage of Thursday's Atlanta Public Schools Board Listening Session from Grady High.
Update: Friday, Feb. 10 Patch will be soon be providing a recap of Thursday's meeting. At the conclusion, APS Board Member Brenda Muhammad said, "We're trying our best to do what is in the best interest of every neighborhood. But as you know, someone is going to be disappointed about something. There's no one plan that's going to please everybody. "We ask that you please be supportive of us. Please be patient; allow us to get the final recommendations from the superintendant and then begin to look at those. And we'll take everything that you've said...and try to make sure those have been incorporated in some way or another if possible." Original story: Thursday, Feb. 9 We're live beginning at 7 p.m. for Thursday's Atlanta Public Schools …
Friday, September 23, 2011
The day's top headlines for Friday, September 23, 2011
APS Superintendent Addresses Class Size Issues. Riot Act Read To Buckhead Bar, Club And Restaurant Owners. Should The Cyclorama Stay In Grant Park? Stone Mountain Siblings Race Around The Globe For $1 Million. Black HistoryMakers Return To Grady High.