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Administration Holds Down the Fort During Summer Months

By Camille Crumbley At the end of the year, students leave Chamblee High School and spend just over two months away from school. Little do they, the administration stays behind to prepare for the following school year. Administration work four day week and ten hour days during the summer. “We do have modified school hours in the summer time,” said …

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School year starts August 7

The first day of the 2017-2018 school year is Monday, August 7, but Chamblee Charter High School is holding open house this Thursday, August 3. It is suggested that ninth graders and their parents or guardians attend between 8:00 and 11:30 a.m. to find out what they need to know about the first days of school. Returning students are asked …

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Hats Off to 2017’s Vals and Sals

By Alice Bai Every year, Chamblee crowns a valedictorian and salutatorian from both the resident and the magnet programs. The titles go to the two students with the highest and second highest grade point averages in their class, respectively. The Blue & Gold caught up with this year’s vals and sals to get to know them a little better, and …

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First-time Competitor Places Fourth in Atlanta Art Competition

Junior Lina Chitadze had never submitted to an art competition before her art teacher, Lisa Guyton, told her about the Atlanta High School Art Exhibition. “She basically made me sign up for it, because I didn’t really know about it,” said Chitadze. “She thought I should do it.” The exhibition is a high school art competition with eight places that …

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The Human Behind AP Human Geography

Starting at a new school halfway through the school year can be a daunting task, for students and teachers alike. There is a lot to learn about dynamics in the classroom and the operation of the school as a whole–but it was a challenge new AP Human Geography teacher Allison Castle was willing to face, due to her love for …

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Chamblee Students Slam at the Annual Poetry Recitation Contest

On January 25, twenty-six Chamblee students participated in the tenth annual Poetry Out Loud contest. Junior Erin Kistenberg took the gold and will be advancing to the regional competition. Poetry Out Loud is a national poetry recitation contest. It was founded in 2005 and since then has spread to all fifty states, Washington D.C., Puerto and the Virgin Islands. Christine …

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