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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

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Immigrants (Can) Hate Immigrants 

Monserat Olivera, Staff Writer December 8, 2023

It is troubling that people cannot put their differences aside to focus on a greater problem which is how our country chooses to regulate immigration. Immigration has always been a major topic of discussion....

Dr. Vachon-Connors display of her collection of historical objects from Serpent River First Nations and the Bear Clan.

Celebrating National American Indian Heritage Month

Monserat Olivera, Staff Writer December 7, 2023

The month of November was named National American Indian Heritage Month in the 1990s. U.S. Department of the Interior–Indian Affairs says their continuous goal is to celebrate the traditions and stories...

Mixing baseball with bananas just makes you smile. Photo by Eli Ritchey

Why Banana Ball Is Better Baseball

Elijah Ritchey, Staff Writer December 5, 2023

RBIs. OBP. SLG. AVG. BB%. IP. PA. HR. IP. SB. K%. ISO. BABIP. SO. If you know what any of these mean, you have some understanding of “America’s pastime”: baseball. I’ve played baseball for 11 years...

A labor of loaf, or in this case, rolls.
Photo courtesy of Hannah Choy

A Labor of Loaf: The Science of Yeasted Breads

Hannah Choy, Editor December 4, 2023

Undeniably, bread is a staple of my life. From pillowy soft milk breads to crusty sourdoughs to sweetened Korean buns, the range of flavors, textures, and applications bread has is incredible. The smell...

Chamblee Young Life at SharpTop Cove in 2022. Photo courtesy of Anna Kate Flood (26).

Chamblee Young Life: Bringing Students Closer to God

Anna Kate Flood, Staff Writer November 25, 2023

Many Christian students at Chamblee participate in Young Life, a Christian organization associated with many schools around the world. Young Life is aimed at teaching high school students about Christianity....

Ryan Joshi holding a cassette player in his right hand and a Chromebook in his left hand. Photo courtesy of Elijah Ritchey (25).

Students at School, IT Help at Home

Elijah Ritchey, Staff Writer November 25, 2023

With an ever-growing increase in technology use, many Chamblee students have begun to assist their older family members with technology-related issues. Members of older generations may struggle with keeping...

Alessandra Washington on the field during a Chamblee soccer game. Photo courtesy of Washington.

Alessandra Washington Is Ready to Roar!

Simran Kukreja, Staff Writer November 25, 2023

Junior year is a crucial time for student athletes to research potential colleges that align with their academic and athletic goals. The process of committing to a college follows a structured timeline...

A photo of all of the Hall of Fame inductees and award winners.
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Hall of Fame Inductees Express Gratitude to CHS Community

Finley Malone, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

Once a year, the Chamblee Blue & Gold Foundation holds a banquet to celebrate past and present students, teachers, faculty, and parents within the Chamblee High School community. At this event, the...

Chamblee TSA at the Georgia TSA State Leadership Conference 2023. Photo courtesy of Lyvia Huang

Technology Student Association Is Making a Comeback

Miles Forshay and Simran Kukreja November 15, 2023

Chamblee High School is home to a plethora of clubs and organizations, and TSA is one of the largest. TSA, the Technology Student Association, is an organization that helps kids pursue their interests...

Chamblees pool is ready to greet swimmers as they return for the 2023-24 season.
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Chamblee Bullsharks Dive Into the Start of the Swim Season

Amalee McWaters, Staff Writer November 14, 2023

The upcoming winter sports season marks the start of Chamblee’s swim and dive season. This year, swimmers, divers, and captains alike are excitedly preparing for a great season. Tryouts for new swimmers...

Photo of the Chamblee varsity softball team at Super Regionals, Provided by Mackenzie Cassidy

Chamblee Softball Ends the Season With a Bang

Erin Myers-Beck, Staff Writer November 13, 2023

In October, the Chamblee softball team played in Columbus against Statesboro High School and Northside Columbus High School for Super Regionals. While the Bulldogs may have not made it to the elite eight...

There is a lot to think about and organize when it is time to apply. But there is help at every turn.

Applying to College: (Not) As Stressful As You Think

Teresita Trujillo and Addison Lyons November 9, 2023

Fall is often known as the season of change, growth, and maturing. This is the case for Chamblee’s class of 2024 as they prepare for what is awaiting them after high school. For the students planning...

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