Inside Seniors say Hard work, passion keys in college prep COMMUNITY 2
MAY 2 — MAY 15, 2014 • VOL. 8 — NO. 9
Game on! Name local spots in our scavenger hunt COMMUNITY 7
Little hands make big plans
Learn life’s lessons through golf, says instructor MAKING A DIFFERENCE 8
Sizzling market Townhomes, condos selling quickly HOME & REAL ESTATE 9-11
Small plates are king at ‘Seven Lamps’ RESTAURANTS 18
Eco-friendly Senior wants to make planet more sustainable STANDOUT STUDENT 22
Winn Courts, 7, left, and his sister Beebe, 6, right, construct a miniature landscape with some assistance from Mary Palmer Dargan, center, at the Southeastern Horticultural Society’s Garden Show at the Buckhead Theatre on April 26. See another photo on page 5.
Principal vacancies in schools worry parents
Youngster plays piano for diabetes research
BY ANN MARIE QUILL
BY JOE EARLE
When word circulated recently that two principals of Buckhead schools were leaving their posts at the end of this school year, some parents expressed dismay, partly because they’ve been there before. On April 17 the public became aware that both North Atlanta High School Principal Dr. Howard “Gene” Taylor and Sutton Middle School Principal Audrey Sofianos had announced that they would not return next school year.
It all started with Jack Joyce deciding to do something different for his 11th birthday party. A friend of Jack’s has diabetes. Jack was upset when he found out what his friend went through every day to deal with the disease. “I felt bad he had to stick himself with needles all the time,” he said. As he learned more about how his friend and others handled diabetes, Jack “figured out these kids, they’re really, really strong to
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