The Blue & Gold

The official newspaper of Chamblee High School, preserving the past for the future today!

The official newspaper of Chamblee High School, preserving the past for the future today!

The Blue & Gold

The official newspaper of Chamblee High School, preserving the past for the future today!

The Blue & Gold

CHS Students Folding Paper to Help Japan

Claudia Holbrook May 28, 2011

From May 2011: March 11, 2011 is a day known around the world as the day Japan was hit by a double attack of an earthquake and tsunami. Here at Chamblee High School, thousands of miles away from this...

Bridging the Gap Between High School and College

Sophia Jamille May 21, 2011

From May 2011: With the school year coming to a close, many seniors are in the final stages of deciding where they want to attend school in the fall. Some are bound to leave the nest and go out of...

Chamblee’s Extreme Makeover

Carrie Moore May 20, 2011

From May 2011: After years of empty promises regarding a new building, Chamblee finally gets a grant to begin construction. Established in 1917, Chamblee has parts of its building that are nearly one...

Brick, Mortar, and Memories

Paroma Chakravarty May 20, 2011

From May 2011 After years of complaining about the decrepit conditions of Chamblee, students and staff have finally been promised a shiny new school. The yellowed halls, the moldy ceilings, and the drafty...

Morning Coffee With Amanda

Morgan Thomas April 28, 2011

From April 2011: At some point in time, society became too busy to appreciate the multitude of little things that once brought joy to everyday life. The smell of coffee in the morning, the soothing...

Life Lessons and Insights from Two Who Lived Through the Vietnam War

Amanda Bennett April 25, 2011

By Stereotypes are dangerously narrow ideas of people based on a lack of sufficient information. Luckily, the students in Advanced Placement language classes were able to abolish several stereotypes...

Farewell to a Friend: In Memory of Alex Lindstrom

Lily Mosely April 20, 2011

From April 2011: Following the suicide of Alex Lindstrom on February 7 [2011], Chamblee High School students and teachers experienced shockwaves of disbelief, grief and confusion. The school observed...

Familiarity Breeds Fire

Shummi Chowdhury April 20, 2011

From April 2011: The senior courtyard, once a rite of passage for Chamblee seniors, has now become broken by over-eager juniors. Chamblee High School is designed with two separate courtyards for its...

District’s Plans to Spare Schools

Morgan Thomas March 10, 2011

From March 2011: Chamblee’s magnet students took a sigh of relief after Interim Superintendent Ramona Tyson’s unveiling of the 2011 redistricting and consolidation plan. At the February 7 meeting,...

The New Dr. Lowery: Chamblee Principal Finishes School

Carrie Moore March 10, 2011

From March 2011: During the day, Rochelle Lowery worked as principal of the Chamblee High School: supervising the building, making sure things go smoothly, and taking care of students. On her own time,...

The 2011 Super Bowl: Koeplin’s Packers vs. Branca’s Steelers

Danielle Reed February 10, 2011

From February 2011: Chamblee's own Coach Kurt Koeplin and Amy Branca are die-hard fans of their NFL teams, and this year their teams the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers are going to go head...

Graduating Seniors Could Lose HOPE Money

Morgan Thomas February 10, 2011

From February 2011: Students across the state of Georgia are taking time this month to complete the application that will be their most redeeming asset throughout college.  Or so they think. With...

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