The Blue & Gold

Model UN is not a Power Struggle — Unless You Make it One

Iris Tsouris

November 7, 2018

Filed under Opinion

During the end of my freshman year, I was convinced by a friend to join Chamblee’s Model United Nations team. As someone who was a former member of Academic Bowl in middle school and had roots in being a history nerd, I jump...

Freeze Your Brain

Maya Torres

October 22, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In a time in which teachers have given up actually teaching their classes, in which free time is more abundant than actual knowledge in a school setting, in which the DeKalb County School District has blocked a majority of actua...

Physics Has No Real World Application

Foster Cowan

October 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Recently, as I sat at my desk, struggling over a physics worksheet, I had a thought: why am I taking this class? I’ve never cared for science and physics in particular is just not a subject I enjoy. And then I remembered --...

KavaNOPE

Marley Brock

October 2, 2018

Filed under Opinion

This past Thursday, I admit, my attention to my teachers was a bit lacking after 10 a.m. I sat in my classes with my computer in front of me and two windows open: one containing whatever the assignment was for that period and one the...

Thanks, High School

Jordan Jones

August 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As the year comes to a close, it is time for me to reflect on my four lengthy years of high school. During my freshman year I lived overseas in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. So unlike most people, that year was actually the best ...

Chromebooks Diminish Student Interest in Learning

Maya Torres

August 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The introduction of Chromebooks into the classrooms of Chamblee Charter High School has apparently caused a handful of teachers to assume that they no longer are required to do their jobs. Previously, I enjoyed going to class, taking...

Chamblee’s Identity Crisis

Jake Busch

August 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In just a few weeks, my high school career will be over, marking the end of my basic and secondary education. I will head to college, as will many of my peers, while others will enter the workforce, the military, or partake in dif...

An Open Letter to the Slow Walkers

Angela Witherby

August 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Imagine  you are on your way to a college interview, where being even a minute late can ruin your image, and you are already running late. You get on the freeway and you are relieved to to see that there is not much traffic,...