AP Exam Order Form and Information
To download the AP Exam Order Form click here.
New Tardy Lockout Policy to Take Effect Wednesday, Feb. 25
Attention Grady Community:
be advised, as of February 25, 2015,
Grady High School will begin implementing a Tardy Lockout Program. Tardy lockouts will be conducted randomly on a daily basis. Teachers
are to close their classroom doors after the tardy bell rings. Students should
not be allowed in the classroom without a tardy pass during a sweep. Students
who are caught during a tardy sweep will receive Wednesday Detention after school from 3:45-4:45pm.
For a more detailed letter from Principal Guiney concerning this new policy, 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.)
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.
Counselors Roundtable Session
Grady High School hosted a Counselor’s Roundtable to Equip Parents for High School Thursday, February 19. Topics of discussion included Learning Styles and How Children Learn Best; Atlanta Public Schools and Acronyms: What Does that Mean?; Calculating Grade Point Averages; Which Parenting Style are You?; Homework and Study Skills Tips; and Helping Parents Meet the Challenge of Graduation in Today’s High School.
5 Seniors Named as 2015 National Merit Scholar Finalists!
We are proud to announce that 5 of our outstanding seniors have been selected as the 2015 finalists with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation: Samantha A. Bowie, Colin W. Bray, Christoper J. Brown, Carter L. Guensler, Benjamin I. Simonds-Malamud.
Atlanta Virtual Academy Now Offering Free SAT/ACT Prep
Atlanta Virtual Academy is offering all high school students free test preparation services for college entrance exams, ACT and SAT. AVA has partnered with Edgenuity, an online education provider, to expand support by offering free test prep services. All 9th
grade students have been enrolled in ACT and SAT web-based courses, which will allow them to complete lessons at their own pace. There is not a teacher attached to the course and students do not receive credit. Students will log in and get started…that simple!! Please encourage your students to log in and use the courses to prepare for their college entrance exam. Please visit AVA’s website for additional information. I have also attached two documents with ACT & SAT website access information. Log in instructions can be viewed here.
View the informational flyer here.
Attention Parents! Make Sure Your Email is Accurate in Infinite Campus
To see how you can manually update your email address in the Infinite Campus Parent Portal and other menu options, click here
PTSA Important Winter Health Update
Now that we are in the Winter months, adherence to good health practices becomes even more important. Sometimes it can be hard to determine whether your student is too sick for school. Click the pdf link below for an informational health flyer from Nurse Johnson outlining some of the common health concerns your student may be facing to help you with this decision:
Winter Critical Health Flyer
Take the Grady AdvancED (SACS) Survey!!
of our AdvancED accreditation review process, we need to collect and analyze
stakeholder feedback that will help us as we highlight areas of achievement and
areas in need of improvement here at Henry W. Grady High
School. This survey is part of a
requirement that AdvancED (formerly SACS) has asked Grady parents to complete as
part of the accreditation process. Please see the Grady Website for the Grady
Beliefs and Mission Statement.
Yearbook Purchasing Info
Special Attention Grady Community
-Click here to download a copy of the 2014-15 Tutorial Schedule.
-Click here to download additional tutorial resources provided by Grady Counseling.