The Blue & Gold

Modern Art is Valid, Real Art

Iris Tsouris, Editor

September 6, 2018

Last week, I was taking my daily scroll through my Twitter timeline when I came across a very anti-modern art thread. Intrigued, I clicked on the tweet to start reading the replies and was surprised to find myself in the middle of...

Eleven Tips for Your College Application Process

Camille Crumbley, Staff writer

August 30, 2018

Senior year is all about preparing to move on from high school (while still having fun!), but that requires students to fill out applications, get recommendations, and complete a whole myriad of other things that take time. It...

Thanks, High School

Jordan Jones, Editor

August 1, 2018

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 ...

Why Giving Up Netflix Was the Best Decision I Ever Made

Grace Pietkiewicz

August 1, 2018

Since the old days of Netflix, where DVDs would be delivered to your house, my family has been dedicated subscribers to the movie and TV streaming service. I’m a teenager; I love watching TV and find myself engrossed in the in...

I Deleted Snapchat. Now What?

Hope Williams, Staff writer

August 1, 2018

Two weeks ago, I ended the most toxic relationship of my life: a 587 day Snapchat streak. The problem was not with the receiver, but with the app itself. For those unfamiliar with Snapchat, consider yourself lucky. The outdated ...

Chromebooks Diminish Student Interest in Learning

Maya Torres, Staff writer

August 1, 2018

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, Editor-in-chief

August 1, 2018

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...

I Hate The Beach

August 1, 2018

I have never, not once ever been excited to go to the beach. To be honest, I’ve never even seen the appeal that so many others do. The beach is essentially a desert that just so happens to have a rather large pool of salty, m...

An Open Letter to the Slow Walkers

Angela Witherby, Staff writer

August 1, 2018

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,...