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Reporting the news since 1914

The Blue & Gold

Stella Chambless

Stella Chambless, Public Relations

Stella joined The Blue and Gold in 2020 to inform and interest the Marist student body. Outside of writing, she enjoys running for the cross country and track teams. She is also an avid reader, and her favorite book is Beloved by Toni Morrison.

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Mary Caroline Sedki watches and listens as Lilly Schaffer demonstrates for her and others how to make a Camp 3790 bracelet.

Camp 3790: Climbing, Bracelets, and More!

By Stella Chambless, Public Relations Officer
Dec 4, 2023

Named for the address of our school, Camp 3790 brings the ninth grade class together before they embark on their high school journey. Earlier this term, ninth graders made their way to Sojourn Adventures,...

Sam Markham watches over the pep rally that he and the rest of the student council planned for fall sports. Few people realize the amount of time it takes to organize such fun events.

The Secret to Stuco’s Success

By Stella Chambless, Public Relations
Sep 27, 2023

Countless school dances. A pep rally for every season. Even a faculty-staff breakfast. Student council’s work spans across the entirety of the year. Their tireless efforts bring the spirit across...

Tennis Anyone?

By Stella Chambless, Staff Writer
Jun 6, 2023

Our tennis teams have been powerhouses for decades, with both teams claiming the 4A state titles last year. This season, both teams secured a 6A region championship, and they are entering the 3rd round...

Election Season Unfolds

By Stella Chambless, Staff Writer
May 18, 2023

Student elections mark the beginning of another exciting school year, and those elected become the face of the student body. Election season began when candidates’ fliers appeared on the screens and...

Defeat the Drab of Winter

By Stella Chambless, Staff Writer
Feb 28, 2023

Tests pile up. The air gets cold. The sky becomes gray. And above all else, there is so little to look forward to. The second half of Term 2 feels like a lump in the middle of the school year, a constant...

Marist Cross Country: A Tradition of Excellence

By Stella Chambless, Staff Writer
Feb 6, 2022

Cross Country here at Marist is a sport, a passion, and an extracurricular activity, but to many, it is so much more. Marist Cross Country has consistently been the best team throughout Georgia, winning...

Śmigus-Dyngus, a tradition on Easter Monday in Poland.

Easter Traditions from Around the World at Marist

By Stella Chambless, Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2021
Different cultures celebrate Easter in different ways around the globe, and a wide range of observance can be seen at Marist!
This years retreat included a first: leader-designed masks.

Embracing Change and New Beginnings on the Genesis Retreat

By Stella Chambless, Staff Writer
Feb 27, 2021
This retreat bonded the ninth grade class, preparing them for their high school experience ahead and exemplified a joint effort of our Marist community to protect its members.
Girls XC teams competing together on the Marist course

Catching Up with Cross Country

By Caden Strickland and Stella Chambless
Nov 13, 2020
While the years of successful seasons are due to the diligence of the coaches, the runners display grit and passion that anyone can admire. Most seniors on the team have been a part of this tight-knit community since freshman year. The journey from a timid 9th grader to a confident senior is one seen across many sports here at Marist.
Ms. Dessie Stowe with her virtual teaching workspace

An Inside Look at Virtual School

By Stella Chambless and Aggie Law
Oct 1, 2020
In light of the pandemic, both students and faculty alike have been given the option to learn and teach from home or from school, part-time. Certain members of our school community have chosen to stay home for vital reasons, and this article features a teacher and a student who have chosen to work and learn virtually for the time being.
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