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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

New Teacher Stephenson Brings Different Background to Math

New Teacher Stephenson Brings Different Background to Math

Monserat Olivera, Staff Writer September 9, 2022

This year, Chamblee High School welcomed many new teachers, including Geoffrey Stephenson. Stephenson teaches math classes such as Advanced Algebra and Advanced Math Decision Making. While he has only...

A BC Calculus student working hard on his homework.

Math Department 2.0

Foster Cowan, Thomas Rice, and Keegan Brooks February 1, 2022

Back to the Course Catalog here. Calculus The plainly-named calculus is a class mostly populated by upperclassmen who have already taken precalculus. It is the least rigorous of the three calculus classes...

The Math Curriculum is Changing. Will You be Affected?

The Math Curriculum is Changing. Will You be Affected?

Shea Parker, Staff Writer September 23, 2021

The Georgia Board of Education has decided to get rid of their Common Core math standards. But what will these changes and new standards mean for students and teachers at Chamblee? “They're changing...

Un-Gerrymandering America: A Mathematician’s Fight for Equity and What It Has to Do with You

Un-Gerrymandering America: A Mathematician’s Fight for Equity and What It Has to Do with You

Catherine Cossaboom, Editor November 5, 2020

It’s November 5, and like much of the country, I’ve been glued to the television all day, watching state election percentages swing from 49% to 50% and back again, pacing across the room, considering...

Senior Catherine Cossaboom (third from the left) poses with friends at the Math Prize for Girls competition at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

A GLeaM of Hope: Chamblee Senior Inspires Girls in Math

Ashika Srivastava, Editor September 28, 2020

Education. The right to vote. Healthcare. These are just some of the rights women have fought for over the years. Now in the twenty-first century, they face a new challenge: the gender gap for women in...

Stop Teaching Our Students to Fear Math

Stop Teaching Our Students to Fear Math

Catherine Cossaboom, Editor January 10, 2020

Last week, I listened to a podcast on NPR’s TED Radio Hour called “Don’t Fear Math,” a program intended to raise awareness about what math can do for all of us and to address what we’re doing...

The Chamblee Math Teams trophy, awarded for their 5A division win in the state tournament.

Math Team Sweeps Competition at State

Camille Crumbley, Staff writer May 23, 2019

You may call them nerds. You may call them geeks. But now, you will be calling them champions; in the annual Georgia State Math Tournament, Chamblee's Math Team placed first, making them 5A divisional...

Math: “The Poetry of Ideas”

Catherine Cossaboom, Editor October 1, 2018

When most people think of math, they think of drudgery, or they dredge up old memories of anxiety over math tests. So much of our media shows math as an enemy we should all unite against - with people...

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