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Henry W. Grady High School
929 Charles Allen Drive
Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: (404) 802-3001
Expanding College Opportunities Presentation Wednesday, September 30th
 
Expanding College Opportunities presentation by non-APS affiliate Mr. Stanley Lemons with The Secrets to Writing agency. This powerful and extremely informative session will provide parents and students the tools needed to navigate the college access process. A must see!! Register NOW!!
 
Download the flyer for the Expanding College Opportunities presentation on 9/30 here
 
Freshman/Sophomore Student and Parent Night
 
The Counseling & Guidance Team will host the annual Freshmen/Sophomore Student & Parent Night Wednesday, September 16, 6:00 P.M. in Murray Auditorium. Students and parents are encouraged to attend to learn more about School Counseling Services, Graduation Requirements, Post-Secondary Options, Scholarships & Grants, Move on When Ready, Academic Advancement & Recovery, and College & Career Connections (CCC) Resources. For more information, you may contact School Counselors, Dr. Blankenship at sblankenship@atlanta.k12.ga.us or Mrs. Oliver at soliver@atlanta.k12.ga.us
 
Download/view the Freshman/Sophomore Student and Parent Night informational flyer here.
 
Parent Referrals for Gifted Testing
 
If your child has not been previously identified as eligible for gifted and talented services in an Atlanta Public School, and you feel that they should be evaluated for placement in the program, you may submit a Parental Consent for Evaluation to Mr. Nichols in room E213 by October 1, 2015. Testing will occur in October for students who have not been tested in the past two school years. For most students, evaluation will require four class periods of testing spread out over about a week. For more information, please see the Gifted & Talented page at http://www.atlantapublicschools.us/Domain/6480. 
 
Download/view the Parental Consent for Evaluation form here.
 
The MOWR and Grady High School Agreement
 
For all the students who plan to participate in Move On When Ready full-time or all day, you must understand and sign the attached agreement. Along with this form it's very important that you also submit your official college schedule to your high school counselor ASAP. Please see Mr. Young at Ljyoung@atlanta.k12.ga.us or 404.802.3019 if you have any questions.
 
Download the MOWR agreement here.
 
2015-16 Student Dress Code Policy
 
Parents/Students,
 
Please find attached the Grady H.S. dress code for the 2015-2016 school year.  After receiving concerns from various students and parents, Grady’s administration collaborated with Grady students this summer to revise Grady’s dress code guidelines.  Selected parents were also invited to collaborate at two meetings, but were unable to attend.  Please note that any terminology including “disruptive” or “distracting” has been removed from the Grady Dress code language.  Also, please note that the consequences for dress code violations are progressive, but reasonable.  We ask for your support in this matter.  Have a great week.
 
Principal Guiney
 
Download/view the 2015-16 Student Dress Code policy here.
 
Piedmont Urgent Care Sport Physical Promotion
 
Piedmont Urgent Care is offering sports physicals for $25 from Aug. 1-31!
 
Download the informational flyer here
 
Updated Tutorial Resource Information
 
To download the updated Tutorial Resources Document prepared by our counselors, click here.
 
 

 
 
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  • August 1, 2015

    Parents’ Right To Know

    Dear APS Parents and Guardians:

    Welcome back to the 2015-2016 school year.  All schools are required by federal law under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965(ESEA), to let you know about your child’s teachers’ qualifications.  We want you to know that it is your right to request the following information about your child’s teachers’ training and credentials:

    • Whether the teacher met the state requirements from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for certification for the grade level and subject area which they teach;
    • Whether the teacher is teaching under an emergency or other temporary status through which Georgia qualification or certification criteria have been waived;
    • What undergraduate or graduate degree(s) the teacher holds; including graduate certificates and additional degrees, and major(s) or area(s) of concentration; and whether your child is provided services by paraprofessionals, and if so, their qualifications.

    Please know that the staff at your child’s school is committed to helping your child reach his or her highest academic potential throughout their school career.  That commitment includes making sure that all of our teachers and paraprofessionals are highly skilled and are providing quality instruction to your child.

    If you wish to request information concerning your child’s teachers’ qualifications, please contact your child’s principal, by phone or email, using the information provided on your school’s website.


     

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  • APS Pilots Online Enrollment System Beginning July 6

    Atlanta Public Schools is piloting during July 6-10, 2015 an online enrollment system that parents can use to enroll new students online, when and where it is most convenient for them, and in just a few minutes.  Parents will have the ability to enter the student’s enrollment information and securely upload documents before visiting the school to finalize enrollment. 

    The online enrollment system allows parents to pre-populate their child's enrollment information and confidentially upload scans or PDFs of forms like birth certificates or immunization records to create their preliminary enrollment record. The system also uses the information to determine the student's neighborhood school and can forward it directly to the school or enrollment site.  Parents will then visit the school or enrollment site to complete the process and present residency documents and student documents, such as certified birth certificates, social security cards and immunization records, to staff to review and confirm their authenticity.

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  • Infinite Campus Parent and Student Portal

    CPP Login Page:  https://ic.apsk12.org/portal

    Parents of students in grades K–12 have access to class schedules, attendance records and grades by Campus Portal for Parents (CPP) which is an easy-to-use, secure communications tool. Additionally, CPP enables parents to verify household information, including their email address, home address and telephone numbers.
    Contact your child’s school to get your CPP activation key. Parents are required to  request the CPP activation key in person. To ensure that all student information remains secure, parents must provide a valid photo ID (driver’s license, state ID card, or passport) before receiving the CPP activation key.  Once parents receive the activation key, they can visit https://ic.apsk12.org/portal to create a unique username and password.

    Click the links below for more information on:


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  • The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords parents and students who are 18 years of age or older ("eligible students") certain rights with respect to the student's education records.  These rights include the right to provide written consent before the school discloses personally identifiable information (PII) from the student's education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without con­sent.

    One exception which permits disclosure without consent is disclosure to school officials with legitimate educational interests.  A school official is a person employed by the school as an ad­ministrator, supervisor, instructor, or support staff member (including health or medical staff and law enforcement unit personnel) or a person serving on the school board.  A school official also may include a volunteer or contractor outside of the school who performs an institutional service of function for which the school would otherwise use its own employees and who is under the direct control of the school with respect to the use and maintenance of PII from education records, such as an attorney, audi­tor, medical consultant, or therapist; a parent or student volunteering to serve on an official committee, such as a disciplinary or grievance committee; or a parent, student, or other volunteer assisting another school official in performing his or her tasks.  A school official has a legitimate educational interest if the official needs to review an educa­tion record in order to fulfill his or her professional responsibility.

    Also, upon request, the school discloses education records without consent to officials of another school district in which a student seeks or intends to enroll, or is already enrolled if the disclosure is for purposes of the student’s enrollment or transfer. 

    For more information about Student Records and disclosures, including directory information, please refer to the Student Handbook, and Board Policy JR and Administrative Regulation JR-1(R). 


     
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  • Report Address Fraud and Ethics Violations

    Report address fraud: 404-802-3540 or by email outofzone@atlanta.k12.ga.us   

    Report ethics violations: 1-877-801-7754


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