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*See "IMPORTANT SENIOR DATES at the bottom of the Calendar.

*Soccer, Track Baseball and Tennis schedules are at end of the calendar.

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Announcements *****************

***Grady Band Performances in May:
May 6 11:00 a.m. Underground Atlanta
May 6 7:00 p.m. Grady PTSA (date may be changed)
May 11 11:30 a.m. Centennial Olympic Park
May 13 9:00 a.m. Mary Lin Elementary
May 13 7:00 p.m. Grady spring concert
May 16 8:30 a.m. Visions of the Future
May 20 6:30 p.m. Honors Night - jazz band
May 24 time TBA Graduation Rehearsal - Civic Center
May 25 4:30 p.m. Graduation - Civic Center

***Construction Update: May 5. Hear the latest schedule for the renovations of the Grady High School campus. Your participation will be most valuable to the success of this process. There will be a tour of the site immediately after the meeting. If you want to participate in the walking tour, you must wear a hardhat and closed toe shoes.

***The final PTSA Board meeting will be held May 11th at 6pm in the media > center. A General Board meeting will follow at 7pm in the theater. The Grady Chorus will perform and the Local School Council Elections will take place. Please join us for the final meeting of the school year.

***The Health Occupations Students of America is sponsoring their annual Health Fair at Grady High School May 14th!! The Health Fair if from 9:00 am until noon. Vendors from the community are welcome! If you know of anyone interested in participating in the health fair, please have them call Sandra Ukah at (404) 2490 7401. We have a neighborhood chiropractor that has already committed to coming to the health fair.

***The Grady "Grey Knights" Athletic Banquet for
the 2003-2004
school year has been schedule for Friday May 14, 2004 from 6:00pm until 9:00pm at the Holiday Inn Select located at 130 Clairmont Ave in Downtown Decatur. For directions (404) 371-0204. Tickets for Athletes are FREE but they must make a reservation and secure a ticket to attend. Parents and other tickets for guest are $16.00 each. Athletes that are not attending must make it known also. They need to give a count. If reservations are not made there will not be enough food to go around. Tickets will be available in the main office, from Mrs. Mc New on the following dates: April 23, 28, 30, May 5, 6, 7, 10, 11. Tickets are CASH
ONLY!!

***We need Junior parents to help with " Visions of the Future " on May 16th at 9:00am.  Traditionally, juniors do the refreshments for the seniors and their families.  There is a budget for the food, we just need the workers. If you are interested, please call Terry Ozell 404-876-7159. Thank you.

***Interested in hosting an exchange student for next school year? American Field Service is now looking for families who would like to host for 2004-05. Questions or more info,  call Terry Ozell 404 876 7159

***End of Course Testing and Advanced Placement Testing dates are the the bottom of this e-mail.

***Advanced Placement Exams will be given the weeks of May 3 and May 10,  2004. AP studentst have received a calendar of dates and list of fees required to take the exams. Registration and fees are due March 29 to Ms. Ross in the school office. Contact Mr. McCurdy at McCurdy@gradyhighschool.org or 404-853-4000 ext 328 or Mrs. Grimes at cgrimes@atlanta.k12.ga.us 404-853 4000 ext 216 for more information.

**** Have your visited the Grady web-site recently?
Go to www.gradyhighschool.org

Calendar **************************

Friday, April 30

  • Economics End of Course Testing
  • 5 pm Varsity Baseball @Pace Academy
  • 8 pm Spring Drama Production @Theater $5

Saturday, May 1

  • 8 pm Spring Drama Production @Theater $5

Sunday, May 2

Monday, May 3

  • Biology End of Course Testing
  • Boys Varsity Track Region 5AA - Lakewood
  • 5 pm Varsity Baseball vs Decatur @Kennedy (Old Price) Middle School

Tuesday, May 4

  • Geometry End of Course Test
  • 9:00 a.m. AP Statistic
  • Boys Varsity Track Region 5AA - Lakewood

Wednesday, May 5

  • Algebra I End of Course Test
  • 9:00 a.m. AP Calculus AB
  • 4:00 pm Grady Construction Update and Tour @Theater

Thursday, May 6

  • Physical Science End of Course Test
  • 9:00 a.m. AP English Exam
  • 12:00 noon AP French Literature Exam
  • Girls Varsity Track State Meet, Albany, GA, All day
  • 6:00 Band Parent Meeting @Media Center

Friday, May 7

  • 9th Lit and Comp. End of Course Test
  • 9:00 a.m AP U.S. History
  • 9:00 a.m AP Studio Art Exam (Portfolios due)
  • Girls Varsity Track State Meet, Albany, GA, All day
  • Boys Varsity Soccer Playoff game. Grady vs. Savannah Country Day School @Grady. Admission - $7.00 adults, $5.00 students
  • 8:00 Junior/Senior Prom @ Georgia Train Depot, Underground

Saturday, May 8

  • Girls Varsity Track State Meet, Albany, GA, All day

Sunday, May 9

Monday, May 10

  • Make-up testing End of Course Test
  • 9:00 a.m. AP Biology Exam
  • 12:00 p.m. AP Physics Exam
  • Grady Athletic Banquet Deadline to purchase tickets

Tuesday, May 11

  • Make-up testing End of Course Test
  • 6:00 pm Grady Chorus The final PTSA Board meeting @ Media Center.
  • 7:00 pm Grady Chorus and  PTSA  General Board Local School Council Elections.@ theater

Wednesday, May 12

Thursday, May 13

  • 9:00 a.m. AP Macroeconomics
  • 12:00 noon AP Microeconomics
  • Boys Varsity Track State Meet, Albany, GA, All day

Friday, May 14

  • 9:00 a.m. AP Spanish Literature
  • Health Fair by The Health Career Academy
  • "Visions of the Future" Rehearsal
  • Boys Varsity Track State Meet, Albany, GA, All day
  • 6:00pm Grady "Grey Knights" Athletic Banquet for
    the 2003-2004. @ Holiday Inn Select located at 130
    Clairmont Ave in Downtown Decatur.

Saturday, May 15

  • Boys Varsity Track State Meet, Albany, GA, All day

Sunday, May 16

  • Visions of the Future at 9:00am. @Theater

Monday, May 17

  • Senior Exams

Tuesday, May 19

  • Senior Exams

Wednesday, May 20

  • Senior Exams

Terry Kearns
404-874-1065
gradyproject@aol.com

IMPORTANT SENIOR DATES

  • Mon., May 17th Senior Exams
  • Tues., May 18th Senior Exams
  • Wed., May 19th Senior Exams
  • Thurs.,May 20' 8:30 a.m. Senior Re-Exams/Graduation Practice (Theatre) Caps and gowns, graduation tickets handed out to seniors (1' each; additional tickets distributed based on request and availability. "Activity"
  • 7:00 p.m. Honors Night, (Theatre)
  • Fri., May 21St 8:30 a.m. Graduation practice (Theatre)
  • Mon., May 24th 9:30 a.m. Seniors report to the Civic Center; Students must be in full graduation attire (cap, gown, shoes, shirt, tie) for this dress
    rehearsal. Practice 10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
  • May 25th 4:15 p.m. Seniors report to the Civic Center; Full graduation attire
  • Commencement Service 5:30 p.m

GIRL'S VARSITY SOCCER SCHEDULE 2004
--Feb 26 vs Our Lady of Mercy @ Grady 5 pm (DH)
--Feb 27 vs Paideia @ Paideia 5 pm
--Mar 2 vs Mt. Paran @ Grady 5 pm
--Mar 4 vs Wesleyan @ Wesleyan 4:30 pm (DH)
--Mar 10 vs North Atlanta @ North Atlanta 5 pm
--Mar 11 vs Mohammed @ Grady 4:30 pm (DH)
--Mar 16 vs Atlanta International School @ AIS 6:30 pm
--Mar 17 vs Holy Innocents' @ Grady 7 pm
--Mar 19 vs Walker @ Grady 4:30 pm (DH)
--Mar 23 vs Pace @ Pace 5 pm
--Mar 25 vs Riverwood @ Grady 5 pm
--Mar 26 Paideia @ Paideia 4:45 pm
--Mar 31 Galloway @ Galloway 5 pm
--Apr 2 vs Whitefield @ Whitefield 5 pm
--Apr 12 Our Lady of Mercy @ Grady 5 pm
--Apr 13 vs Greater Atlanta Christian @ GAC 7 pm (DH)
--Apr 14 vs Decatur @ Decatur 7 pm (DH)
--Apr 16 vs Landmark @ Grady 5 pm (DH)
--Apr 21  Playoffs at Pace Academy 5:30 p.m.

BOY'S VARSITY SOCCER SCHEDULE 2004
--Feb 14 vs NAHS Jamboree @ North Atlanta H.S. 9 - 1 pm
--Feb 18 vs Tournament - North Cobb @ Osborn 5 pm
--Feb 19 vs Tournament - Etowah @ Osborn 5 pm
--Feb 20 vs Tournament - Placing Game @ Osborn 5 pm
--Feb 24 vs North Atlanta @ North Atlanta H.S. 5 pm
--Feb 26 vs Our Lady of Mercy @ Grady 7 pm (DH)
--Mar 4 vs Wesleyan @ Wesleyan 6:30 pm (DH)
--Mar 11 vs Mohammed @ Grady 6:30 pm (DH)
--Mar 19 vs Walker @ Grady 6:30 pm (DH)
--Mar 23 vs Therrell @ Grady 4:30 pm
--Mar 25 vs Whitefield @ Whitefield 6:30 pm
--Mar 30 vs Douglass @ Grady 5 pm
--Apr 2 vs Southside @ Grady 4:30 pm
--Apr 13 vs Greater Atlanta Christian @ GAC 5 pm (DH)
--Apr 14 vs Decatur @ Decatur 5 pm (DH)
--Apr 16 vs Landmark @ Grady 7 pm (DH)
--Apr 20 Playoffs vs Landmark Christian 5:00 p.m.
--Apr 24 Playoffs vs Walker
--Apr 29 Playoff vs. Berrien County @Grady
--May 7 Playoff vs. Savannah Country Day School @Grady

Jamboree on Sat., Feb. 14 does not count toward the season record. Games are 30 minutes each in a round robin sch. With NAHS, Tri-Cities, and Southside H.S.

DH - Double header with girl's and boy's varsity teams. Girls play first, except 4/13/04 against GAC.

VARSITY TENNIS SCHEDULE 2004
--Feb. 18, Wed. vs  Therrell  Piedmont, 5:00
--Feb. 19, Thurs. vs Decatur Glenlake, 4:30
--Feb. 25, Wed. vs Paideia Piedmont, 4:00 (rained out)
--Mar 2, Tues. vs Holy Innocents Piedmont Park, 4:00
--Mar 10 Wed. vs Paideia @Piedmont Park, 4:00
--Mar 12 Fri. @Mays time TBD
--Mar 16, Tues. vs Union Grove Piedmont Park, 4:00
--Mar 18, Thurs. Boys  vs Blessed Trinity  @ Blessed Trinity 4:30
--Mar 18, Thurs. Girls vs Blessed Trinity @Piedmont
--Mar 23, Tues. vs Banneker Banneker, 4:30
--Mar 25 Thurs. vs Mays @Piedmont Park 4:30
--Mar 30, Tues. vs S. Atlanta Piedmont, 5:00
--Mar 31, Wed. vs Paideia Piedmont
--Apr 1, Thurs. vs Pace Pace, 4:30
(Spring Break, April 5-9)
--Apr 15, Thurs. vs Decatur  Piedmont, 4:00

The 5AA regional tournament will begin on April 20. Specific times and locations will be announced after regular season region play is completed. The top 2 teams will go to the state tournament.

Coaches: Malcolm Greene, Scott Stephens

VARSITY BASEBALL SCHEDULE
--Mar 02 @ Washington 4:30p
--Mar 04 Crim 4:30p
--Mar 06 Douglass 11:30
--Mar 11 @ N. Atl 4:30p
--Mar 13 APS Championship TBA
--Mar 17 Crim 4:30p
--Mar 19 Carver (V) 4:30p
--Mar 22 @Union Grove 5:00p
--Mar 24 @Paideia 4:30p
--Mar 26 Blessed Trinity 4:30p
--Mar 27 Therrell 12:00 noon
--Mar 29 Holy Innocents 4:30p
--Mar 31 Pace Academy 4:30p
--Apr 01 @Decatur 4:30p
--Apr 13 @Therrell 5:00p
--Apr 16 Crim (V) 5:00p
--Apr 19 Carver 5:00p
--Apr 21 Union Grove 5:00p
--Apr 23 Paideia 5:00p
--Apr 26 @Blessed Trinity 5:00p
--Apr 28 @Holy Innocents 5:00p
--Apr 30 @Pace Academy 5:00p
--May 03 Decatur 5:00p

**All games Home games are played at the now Kennedy (Old Price) Middle School*** If you have any questions please call (404) 312-4852 Angela Floyd, Athletic Booster

VARSITY TRACK SCHEDULE

--Mar 3 APS - Lakewood, 5:00
--Mar 16 APS - Lakewood, 5:00
--Mar 20 Morrow Invitational, All day
--Mar 23 APS - Lakewood, 5:00
--Mar 30-Apr 1 - Atlanta Track Classic, Lakewood, 5:00 each day
--Apr 3 - Rome Relays, All day
--Apr 13 APS - Lakewood, 5:00
--Apr 22 APS - Lakewood, 5:00
--Apr 27,28 - Region 5AA championships - Lakewood, 4:00 (Girls)
--May 3,4 - Region 5AA - Lakewood (boys)
--May 6-8 State Meet, Albany, GA, All day (girls)
--May 13-15 State Meet, Jefferson, GA (boys)

Applications are now being accepted for the following summer educational programs:

  • FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY SUMMER MUSIC CAMPS - See www.music.fsu.edu for information and audition forms; click on "Our Community" then "Summer Camps."
  • CARNEGIE MELLON offers summer programs in Architecture, Art, Design, Drama, and Music. See Mrs. Grimes for information or visit www.cmu.edu/enrollment/pre-college. Application deadline is May 1, 2004.
  • BROWN UNIVERSITY Pre-College Summer Programs. Visit www.brown.edu/summer for information and applications.
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Visit www.usc.edu/summer.

***Henry W. Grady High School
Revised dates for End of Course Testing


Please note the following dates for End of Course Testing EOCT on your planning calendar. There are substantial changes from the initial dates we were given in the Fall.

Monday, April 26

  • American Literature EOCT

Tuesday, April 27

  • US History EOCT

Wednesday, April 28

  • Dream Jamboree NO TESTING

Thursday, April 29

  • Dream Jamboree - NO TESTING

Friday, April 30

  • Economics EOCT

Monday, May 3

  • Biology EOCT

Tuesday, May 4

  • Geometry EOCT

Wednesday, May 5

  • Algebra I EOCT

Thursday, May 6

  • Physical Science EOCT

Friday, May 7

  • 9th Lit and Comp. EOCT

Monday, May 10

  • Make-up testing EOCT

Tuesday, May 11

  • Make-up testing EOCT

***Other test dates include AP and REP tests, as previously scheduled. As a reminder, they are listed below:

AP Exam schedule:

Tues., May 4th

  • 9:00 a.m. AP Statistics Exam

Wed., May 5th

  • 9:00 a.m. AP Calculus AB Exam
  • 12:00 noon AP Music Theory
  • 12:00 noon AP World History Exam 

Thurs., May 6th

  • 9:00 a.m. AP English Exam
  • 12:00 noon AP French Literature Exam

Fri., May 7th

  • 9:00 a.m AP U.S. History
  • 9:00 a.m AP Studio Art Exam (Portfolios due)

Mon., May 10th

  • 9:00 a.m. AP Biology Exam
  • 12:00 p.m. AP Physics Exam

Thurs., May 13th

  • 9:00 a.m. AP Macroeconomics
  • 12:00 noon AP Microeconomics

Fri., May 14th

  • 9:00 a.m. AP Spanish Literature 
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