The Blue & Gold

Markeal King Flies High Above the Expectations

Ethan Rotnem, Editor-in-chief

September 2, 2016

Filed under Features, Pieces

There is a lot more to Markeal King, a new paraprofessional here at Chamblee, than meets the eye. He holds a relatively low-profile job. Most people around the school probably only know him by face, or more likely, by his he...

Philomath Ms. Wilson Joins Literature Department

Victoria Syphoe, Author

August 26, 2016

Filed under Features, Pieces

Ms. Wilson is new to Chamblee Charter High and our Literature department. Upon hearing about Chamblee’s good reputation and it’s opportunities, she accepted a position teaching ESOL and 9th grade literature. “Dekalb has ...

The Return of Mattair

Victoria Syphoe, Author

August 23, 2016

Filed under Features, Pieces

Coach Mattair has returned to Chamblee Charter High after spending a year in Dallas, Texas. “If I'm coming back in Dekalb County, Chamblee is the best school in Dekalb,” Mattair said. He has taken the positions of Speci...

Rocket Scientist Joins Chamblee Teaching Staff

Ellie Furr, Staff writer

August 23, 2016

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A career in aerospace engineering seems like a pretty exciting job. But for new staff member Belinda Dickinson, teaching business proves more rewarding. Before she became a teacher, Dickinson worked with a subsidiary of the NASA...

Bringing Business Experience, Computer Science Teacher Nadira Hasnain Lends New Perspective to Students

Chenthuran Abeyakaran, Author

August 23, 2016

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Nadira Hasnain offers a lot to the Chamblee student body, not just as a computer science and business teacher, but as a student advisor as well. She wants her students to succeed in college and explore ways to utilize their ...

Chamblee Alumna Returns as Biology Teacher with Passion for Animals

Camille Crumbley, Staff writer

August 23, 2016

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Renee Pascale, a new biology teacher, hopes to use her love for animals and nature in her biology classes and to help students become interested in the world around them. As an undergrad at the University of Georgia, Pascale did a pro...

Nate Berryman Steps Up to the Plate

Alice Bai, Editor-in-chief

August 23, 2016

Filed under Features, Pieces

Nate Berryman is an athlete, a coach, and most recently, a math teacher at Chamblee. “I went to Berry College in Rome [Georgia] and played there for four years. Right after that I got into Legion Ball, an independent, semi...