The Blue & Gold

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

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

The Blue & Gold

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

The Blue & Gold

Collage of some movies being released summer 2023. Photo courtesy of IndieWire.

Schools Out, Summer Movies are In

Sarah Marcus, Staff Writer May 22, 2023

High school students spend their summer free time in many ways. When looking for activities to do with their friends, some choose to hang out inside the dim-lit walls of movie theaters. This summer, there...

The Underrated Art of Album Titling

The Underrated Art of Album Titling

Thomas Rice, Editor March 2, 2022

Album covers get a lot of shine, and rightfully so. Images on the front of records can bring listeners to a record they never would have otherwise considered, and the covers of some of the greatest albums...

The musical Heathers

Why Musicals are Better than Movies

Mallory Reid, Reporter March 1, 2022

This weekend, I had the chance to see a musical called “Tootsie” and to say my experience was amazing is an understatement. Imagine the feeling of walking into a movie theater, anxiously waiting to...

Lana del reys album Born To Die

“Born To Die” Reaches its 10th Birthday 

Luiza Douglas, Senior Editor March 1, 2022

After being released in 2012, the most infamous Lana Del Rey album, "Born to Die," reached its 10-year anniversary on January 30, 2022. As an avid Lana Del Rey fan, I, of course, had to break down my top...

Picking Chamblee Students’ Brains About Brain Games

Picking Chamblee Students’ Brains About Brain Games

Sarah Marcus, Staff Writer February 24, 2022

It is safe to say that when Chamblee students have access to technology during class, they use it. While it seems like students may just be distracted, a number of them are playing brain games and puzzles.  “I...

Why Award Shows have Lost their Purpose

Why Award Shows have Lost their Purpose

Sirianna Blanck, Editor-in-chief January 19, 2022

The Golden Globes were canceled on January 9, 2022, being announced to anyone not invited to the private ceremony on the official Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and Golden Globe Awards Instagram...

“Catch-22,” “Catch-22,” and Why Not All Books Should Be Adapted

“Catch-22,” “Catch-22,” and Why Not All Books Should Be Adapted

Thomas Rice, Editor November 16, 2021

Books have been being adapted into movies since film gained prominence in the early 20th century, but as streaming services become increasingly popular, even more novels can get even more faithful adaptations...

Destiny is a Gift

“Destiny is a Gift”

Coco Bradford, Editor November 4, 2021

“Destiny is a gift. Some go their entire lives, living existences of quiet desperation, never learning the truth that what feels as though a burden pushing down upon their shoulders is really a sense...

9 Perfect Strangers: From Page to the Screen

9 Perfect Strangers: From Page to the Screen

Lucy Samuels, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

The common phrase “read the book before the movie” can now be applied to television shows as more and more book series are being played out on the small screen. Author Liane Moriarty now has two book-to-show...

American Fashion: The Best Dressed at this Years MET Gala

American Fashion: The Best Dressed at this Year’s MET Gala

Sirianna Blanck, Samantha Booher, and Luiza Douglas September 27, 2021

The MET Gala is a yearly gala meant to honor a current exhibit at the Museum of Metropolitan Art. This year's exhibit and theme was America: A Lexicon of Fashion. The staff writers of the Blue & Gold...

Onlookers at the Dragon Con Parade 2021

Convention Commotion

Millie Gotsch, Staff Writer September 21, 2021

From September 2-6, Dragon Con, an event usually attended annually by Chamblee students, was hosted for the first time since 2019.  “Dragon Con is a convention for nerds … People cosplay there...

Victor and his love interests

Love, Victor, or do I?

Kaylee Powell, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

After Love, Simon came out I finally started reading. Shocking, I know, but I generally can’t focus on a book long enough to finish it but Becky Albertalli’s writing was very captivating. It was so...

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