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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...

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...

Does this image have you craving ice cream, too? Photo by Teresita Trujillo

My Top Antojos (anytime, anywhere)

Teresita Trujillo, Staff Writer May 17, 2024

As the hotness that Georgia has to offer approaches rapidly, I welcome its very warmness with the coolness that my favorite antojos - or cravings - offer me. Although I eat these snacks or treats all year...

Chamblee’s Screen Time

Teresita Trujillo, Staff Writer May 6, 2024

Look around the halls and classrooms of Chamblee High - or any school for that matter - and you are likely to see students hunched forward, staring intently at the screens of their phones. No longer are...

Chamblee students at Osha eating sushi before prom.
Photo courtesy of Eli Ritchey (‘25).

Dining, Parties, and Pictures: Chamblee Students Plan for Prom

Elijah Ritchey, Staff Writer April 29, 2024

Prom is a traditional dance for juniors and seniors that is an often highly anticipated tradition. Many Chamblee students have had quite the experience planning their prom, especially activities before...

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...

CHS freshman Bench Presser puts in 50 reps before digging into his chicken sandwiches. Photo generated with Pixlr A.I. generator.

Chick-fil-A Forces Customers to Visit Crunch Before Picking Up an Order

Elijah Ritchey, Staff Writer April 1, 2024

Recently, the Chick-fil-A in Chamblee Plaza announced that they are requiring customers to attend the gym next door before picking up their order. This plan was instituted to combat the rising obesity...

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