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Some of the writers collection of records (not vinyls). Photo by Amalee McWaters

Collected Scenes of Collectors’ Collections

Amalee McWaters, Staff Writer May 27, 2024

Everyone has items they cherish, from old comic books to dusty rocks collected on long hikes. Whether for visual appeal or sentimental value, many students and teachers alike at Chamblee High School have...

A 10 versus a 1. Image by Eli Ritchey

The Aura Scale

Elijah Ritchey, Staff Writer May 25, 2024

Before you judge this list, before any complaints, assertions, or slander can be filed, you must first understand what aura is. Aura is an emanation around a person that drops jaws, encourages glances,...

Mr. Wardlow... loitering. Submitted photo

Adding Up the Years, Wardlow Retires

Addison Lyons, Staff Writer May 23, 2024

As the school year ends, we must say our final goodbyes to one of Chamblee's beloved and most admired mathematics teachers, Mr. Irvin Wardlow. While he enjoyed his seventeen years here at Chamblee, he...

Mrs. Linda Lirette pictured conducting her students. Photo Courtesy of Cady Studios

Curtain Closes on Lirette’s Career at Chamblee

Finley Malone, Staff Writer May 21, 2024

  After 10 years with Chamblee, Linda Lirette has decided to not renew her employment contract and finish her tenure at the end of this school year. All of her students were deeply saddened by...

Figure 2 of my AP Research paper. Research question: What are the factors that contribute to the gender gap in the Georgia VEX Robotics Competition high school (VRC HS) student community? Image by Lyvia Huang

Making the Most of AP Research

Lyvia Huang, Editor May 13, 2024

When I chose AP Seminar as one of my sophomore-year courses in January of my freshman year, I wasn’t sure what I was getting into. The main thing I’d heard about the class was that it was writing-heavy...

Pie de foto: Mi madre y yo en mis quince. 

La Mujer Más Estupenda (en mis ojos)

Teresita Trujillo, Staff Writer May 10, 2024

A punto de terminar marzo, este mes hemos reconocido a mujeres que han hecho mucho por la sociedad en la que vivimos hoy en día. No siempre ha sido así. Pero las cosas han cambiado y las mujeres han...

Pie de foto: Mi madre y yo en mis quince. 

The Greatest Woman (in my eyes)

Teresita Trujillo, Staff Writer May 10, 2024

As March comes to an end, we have recognized this month women who have done much for the society that we live in today. It has not always been like that. But things have changed and women have fought for...

Chamblee’s Entrepreneurship Club selling products at the 2024 Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival. Photo courtesy of Ella King.

Getting To Know Chamblee’s Entrepreneurship Club

Anna Kate Flood, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

Chamblee’s Entrepreneurship Club was recently founded by its president, Ella King (‘26). The club focuses on helping high school students find a way to create a business and teaching proper business...

Summer Palmer and her team in preparation for their upcoming volleyball competition this summer.

Unpacking Chamblee Students’ Summer Plans

Simran Kukreja, Staff Writer April 24, 2024

Chamblee students are looking forward to their summer vacation as this long-awaited break is only one more month away. More than just a break from school, summer is a student’s chance to explore their...

Finley Malone (‘26) watching Wild Kratts in class. Photo courtesy of author.

Shows That Shaped Chamblee Students’ Childhoods

Erin Myers-Beck, Staff Writer April 23, 2024

Do you have a favorite TV show you watched as a kid? There are hundreds out there, whether they’re from Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, or PBS kids. The Chamblee Blue & Gold composed a list of the 64...

Audrey Thatcher (‘26) watches her favorite show, Grey’s Anatomy, on Netflix.

Chamblee Students’ Favorite Shows To Binge

Anna Kate Flood, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

From sitcoms to drama to sci-fi, many people love watching television shows, and there are many options to choose from when in need of entertainment. Students at Chamblee have access to a variety of shows...

AP Research presentation given by Matthew Coates (‘24) about the temporal effects of acute aerobic exercise on the enhancement of long-term retrospective memory in high school male cross country athletes. Photo courtesy of Lyvia Huang (‘25).

Chamblee Students’ Rocking Research

Elijah Ritchey, Staff Writer April 10, 2024

AP Research is the second of two classes required for the AP Capstone Diploma, and the year is structured around one research project. As a result of this unique opportunity, many students have become...

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