Modified schedule for EOC Testing

EOC Testing Back in Full Swing

Emmy Williams, Editor April 14, 2022

End of Course [EOC] testing, the dreaded assessments have returned to Chamblee. Taken by freshmen and juniors, these tests count for 20 percent of students’ final averages. Teachers have been preparing...

Tinnell shows off her award

Chamblee Student Shoots for the STARs

Samantha Booher, Reporter April 11, 2022

STAR student is an honor that is given to a student (and teacher of their choosing) who scored the highest SAT score in one sitting. This year Chamblee’s STAR student is Jason Wu who is in NHS, Interact,...

Scores of Students Frustrated After AP Tests Lost

Scores of Students Frustrated After AP Tests Lost

Millie Gotsch, Staff Writer October 13, 2021

Students at Chamblee have been stressed by recent developments relating to AP exams and scores. Students expect their scores at some point in June, but as of now, the College Board has failed to return...

Masks are not mandated at Chamblee football games

Chamblee Masked Up

Toby Russell, Editor September 9, 2021

“I think that masks are really important for helping control the spread of COVID in a school that is packed like Chamblee is. I think that it's really important that we do everything we can to try and...

The Upcoming SAT: Is It Really Optional?

The Upcoming SAT: Is It Really Optional?

Lucy Samuels, Staff Writer March 13, 2021

Another year goes by as a new round of juniors begin to take the first steps of their college careers, with the SAT as their primary stepping stone. March 13, 2021, the first test date of this year, served...

Mapping Out the Purpose of MAP Testing

Mapping Out the Purpose of MAP Testing

Lucy Samuels, Staff Writer February 27, 2021

Math. Reading comprehension. Language Arts. A new semester yields more MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) testing for Chamblee, even during an online schedule. Although tracking student growth through...

Listening In: The Pros and Cons of Digital Test Proctoring

Listening In: The Pros and Cons of Digital Test Proctoring

Thomas Rice and Adam Pohl November 22, 2020

With stay-at-home orders still in place due to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual learning systems have been widely instituted to continue students’ educations. However, with most doing their...

Chamblees National Merit Semifinalists on the PSAT and Qualifying for the Scholarship

Chamblee’s National Merit Semifinalists on the PSAT and Qualifying for the Scholarship

Sirianna Blanck, Editor-in-chief October 30, 2020

“I don't remember it vividly at all. It's not a particularly riveting experience, and I didn't expect to be a Semifinalist before taking it,” said Samantha Hopper about taking the PSAT her junior year. Every...

Pressed to Test: Pandemic PSATs Bring Students Back to CCHS

Pressed to Test: Pandemic PSATs Bring Students Back to CCHS

Kaylee Powell, Staff Writer October 13, 2020

Many high school students are familiar with the SATs (Scholastic Assessment Tests) and how big of an impact they have on our future, but often forget about their equivalent, the PSATs (Preliminary-SATs)....

Reactions to COVID-19: GaDOE, College Board to Update Testing Procedures

Reactions to COVID-19: GaDOE, College Board to Update Testing Procedures

Oliver Hurst, Staff writer March 20, 2020

The following story is part of a series of articles about the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Other articles in the series can be found here. As the coronavirus pandemic escalates, schooling around the...

Illuminate Testing System Provides Thorough Preparation for Milestones

Ellie Furr, Staff writer October 16, 2018

Illuminate is not your ordinary testing platform. The new system, which was mandated by the county this year, was created by students at the University of Georgia in order to prepare elementary, middle,...

America’s Honor Roll Has Started Doing Drugs

America’s Honor Roll Has Started Doing Drugs

May 4, 2015

*This article was featured in the April print edition of The Blue and Gold. As the road to college has become increasingly more competitive for high schoolers across America, many students have taken...

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