The Jesters competed in the University of Alabama “Hall of Fame” Tournament this weekend in Tuscaloosa. With over 500 students from 5 states, the Jesters were Debate Champions and Overall Champions. Here is how individual students fared:
Novice Public Forum Debate- Jack Rafferty and Veronica Skelton, semi-finals; Jordan Thomas and Jack Stegelman, quarterfinals; Miles Pearlstein and Alex Westin, quarterfinals; PJ Cooper and Zach Hubert, quarterfinals; Veronica Skelton, 6th Speaker; Zach Hubert, 4th Speaker; PJ Cooper, 2nd Speaker; Jack Stegelman, 1st Speaker
Varsity LD- Reid Barry, quarterfinals; Mark Winokur, semifinals; Grace Bridges, semifinals; Alex Opsahl, CHAMPION
Impromptu Speaking- Theo Weimar, semifinals; Quinn Preston, semifinals; Sam Lombardo, 2nd Place
Original Oratory- Robert Weimar, 6th Place
Extemporaneous Speaking- Robert Weimar, 3rd Place; Gregory Fedorov, 2nd Place; Sam Lombardo, CHAMPION
Grady Orchestra Students Win at GMEA Festival
Please congratulate Sejin Kim and Lucy Gelber for passing through the second round of rigorous auditions at GMEA All State this weekend.
District Honors Jazz Band
Please recognize the following students for making the 2016-2017 district 5 honors Jazz band which will be held at North Atlanta High school on February 3-4.
Aaron West Trombone
Andrew Beamon Trumpet
Mark Winokur Piano
Max Seldes Drum set / aux
Jon hamon Tenor Saxophone (alt) chair
Lab Atlanta offers a learning experience that satisfies the requirements of a 10th grade academic semester through a transformational, transdisciplinary model focused on immersing students in the city and making their learning "whole." Students will develop civically-engaged, design-minded leadership skills and discover how they might help create a bright future for themselves and their city. www.labatlanta.org
The 2016-2017 Founding Class consists of 8 APS students: 4 from North Atlanta, 3 from Mays, and 1 from Washington. Lab Atlanta has extended their program to include both a Fall and Spring cohort for the 17-18 school year, so even more APS students can benefit.
All gifted 9th grade students are encouraged to apply to this innovative semester away program. Scholarships are available and company sponsors are focused on making sure that APS students receive priority. Please go to their website for more information. Students are encouraged to start applying now. The priority deadline is February 15th .
Saturday, January 21st | 7:00PM | ATL Hawks vs. PHI 76ers