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

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Add as many chocolate chips as you like! Photo by Amalee McWaters

The Perfect Recipe for Cookie Dough Lovers

Amalee McWaters, Staff Writer March 1, 2024

One thing about me is that I love a good chocolate chip cookie. And there is something more enjoyable about baking the cookie yourself than buying it from the store. One of my favorite parts is having...

A couple at Chamblee; one successfully asked the other out.

How To Ask Someone Out

Ell Bowers, Staff Writer February 24, 2024

Many people have been rejected before in their lives or have been too afraid to ask someone out. The fact of the matter is that many are scared of rejection and find it difficult to work up the nerve to...

Sophia Kearns (26) and friend at the MARTA station on the way to a basketball game. Photo courtesy of Sophia Kearns.

MARTA: Best Transportation in Atlanta?

Nadia Norman, Staff Writer January 26, 2024

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is a vital transportation center that offers numerous benefits to residents and visitors in Atlanta. MARTA is Atlanta’s combined bus, rail, and...

Sydney Grove (‘24) is committed to the University of Georgia for journalism. Photo courtesy of @chambleedecisions_24 on Instagram.

Applying to College: Top Tips From ‘24

Simran Kukreja, Staff Writer January 25, 2024

The college application process is the most stressful time of many students’ high school careers even with the help of counselors and advice from people who have been through the process before. Students’...

Chamblees 2023-2024 Swim and Dive team, the Chamblee Bullsharks. All photos courtesy of Chamblee Yearbook

A Guide to Every Chamblee Sport

Addison Lyons and Amalee McWaters January 4, 2024

At Chamblee High School, many athletes face challenges because of all that is expected of them, such as keeping up with school, representing their team in and outside their sport, and rigorous training...

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...

Students Trinity Walls, Peirong Gao, Emmy Williams, and Sophia Wang right before their TMP presentation.

How to Survive AP Seminar

Emmy Williams, Staff Writer August 12, 2022

It’s safe to say that I didn’t know what I was getting myself into when I put AP Seminar on my sophomore year course request form. I knew it was a writing-centric class, and I knew that it was part...

How to run in the hallways of Chamblee to get girls

Welcome to Chamblee! How to Survive Freshman Year

Shea Parker, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

“Organization is key. [...] There's definitely a higher level of rigor than in middle school and so that kind of catches [freshmen] by surprise. [...] Over time they get into a rhythm of things,” said...

The seven types of plastics

What the Numbers on your Plastic Water Bottle Mean: Decoding Recycling

Sirianna Blanck, Editor-in-chief April 13, 2022

“It’s not uncommon to see a recycling symbol on a plastic container and think it’s OK to toss it into the recycling bin,” says Sheryl Ryan, founder of Greenopedia. “But as it turns out, there...

Interested in the Fernbank School Program? Youve Come to the Right Place

Interested in the Fernbank School Program? You’ve Come to the Right Place

Luiza Douglas, Senior Editor April 12, 2022

“I learned that it’s actually significantly harder to get away with murders than people assume it is,” said junior Alex Miller (‘23), who studied forensics at Fernbank and is learning valuable...

Emmys view before boarding the wrong train

What NOT To Do When You Travel Alone for the First Time

Emmy Williams, Staff Writer March 8, 2022

I’ve been traveling for my entire life. I grew up with family in Minnesota and Georgia, so airports were always a familiar place to me, or so I thought. When I was 12, I went through the airport as...

Young staff writer Luiza Douglas chows down on a salad outside the restaurant, Johnnys New York Style Pizza

How To Easily Become a Vegetarian

Luiza Douglas, Senior Editor March 7, 2022

With the vegetarian phenomenon sweeping the nation, many people wish to hop on the healthy and sustainable trend. But how does one just become a vegetarian? As a new vegetarian in a Latina household, I've...

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