Stabilis is the official school newspaper of Grey College. The first newsletter of any note appeared in 1877 and was called the Grey College Observer. The aim of this publication was to inform all interested parties of happenings at the school. In 1946 Stabilis appeared for the first time. This publication only lasted for a few years and was discontinued in 1947. Stabilis then made its re-appearance in 1967. Since 1967 Stabilis has appeared without interruption, making this the 41st year of publication. Stabilis was chosen as the best school newspaper in South Africa in 1978, 1980, 1988, 2002, 2003, 2006 and 2007.
The editorial staff of the newspaper consist of 36 learners, who all receive annual training for their responsibilities. The quality of the newspaper can be regarded as extremely good, as indicated by the results in the Media24 National School newspaper competition.
Stabilis has sections for News, Sport, Culture, Journal, In Depth, Editorial and Old Grey. A separate editor is elected for each page. Several journalists work under him to ensure that the page in filled for every edition. Stabilis only uses photographers and artists from the school.
Four editions of the newspaper appear annually, normally at the end of each school term. The main aim of Stabilis is to be a paper by the boys, for the boys of Grey College. Their positive involvement forms the core of newspaper business at Grey College.
The Stabilis won the national school's newspaper competition in 2011.