Category: Pieces

A Whole New World… Lit Teacher

The 2016-17 school year has been a wild ride for sophomore world literature students. After former teacher Jennie Green’s abrupt mid-semester retirement, a varying lineup of substitutes, and a semester full of Greek mythology, Dr. Holly Isserstedt is here to save the day. Isserstedt will be the permanent teacher for the five classes left teacherless […]

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Chamblee German Students Enter the Workforce

While most students only get the opportunity to study a foreign language in the classroom, Chamblee’s German program offers three summer exchanges, two of which allow Chamblee students to attend German school and experience German culture, while the other exchange places students in internships with German companies and agencies. The internship program began last year […]

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Chemistry Teacher with an Element of Excellence Lands at Chamblee

Dr. Daryush Sattari, Chamblee Charter High School’s new chemistry teacher, has survived war, adapted to life in the U.S., and prevailed over blindness to join the faculty for the new school year. Before Sattari lost his vision, he received a bachelor’s degree and Ph.D in chemistry, taught in an Iranian university, and did scientific research. […]

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Drama Program Charters Thespian Troupe

Science. Spanish. Art. This year, there is a new honor society joining these familiar names: Linda Lirette, along with her drama and musical theater students, has chartered a thespian troupe through the International Thespian Society (ITS). “It’s an international honor society for theater students,” said senior Adrian Waller, who was instrumental in bringing the program […]

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Philomath Ms. Wilson Joins Literature Department

Ms. Wilson is new to Chamblee Charter High and our Literature department. Upon hearing about Chamblee’s good reputation and it’s opportunities, she accepted a position teaching ESOL and 9th grade literature. “Dekalb has really good opportunities for teachers that want to learn more skills,” Wilson said. Wilson attended the University of Illinois at Chicago, where […]

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