Apoorva Polavarapu

Stories from Apoorva Polavarapu

Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

College is not the only place for Chatham High School seniors to get real-world job experiences. Yes, it’s that magical time of year when certain seniors embark on their whirlwind senior internships.

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

People say “April showers bring May flowers,” but certain students associate the month of May with something else - AP Crunch time. According to College Board, “AP Exams are rigorous, multiple-component tests that are administered at high schools each May.” In other words, an AP Test is a cumulative assessment of the material students learn in an “Advanced Placement” Course.

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013


As pumped fans, a fierce rivalry, and excitement filled the Prudential Center on March 9th, the Public B Championship between Chatham and Morristown was about to begin. USA cladding Cougars fans filled the student sections in flags, patriotic décor, and meme suits. The high-energy fans set the stage for a thrilling game.


Thursday, January 17th, 2013

As we go in to a new year, we cannot help but look back at the best pop culture of 2012. Smash hits proliferated the box office and we found ourselves singing unforgettable songs all year.

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Growing up in such an accepting and encouraging community, the most recent actions of the Taliban are horrifying. Malala Yousufazi is a teenage Pakistani Taliban activist. This fourteen-year-old girl promotes girls’ education and criticizes the militant group’s behavior when they took over the region where she lives. When she was returning home from school in Pakistan’s northwest, the Taliban stopped her car and shot her in the head.

Friday, September 28th, 2012

As the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy passes, we commemorate the lives of valiant World Trade Center heroes. The results of these attacks still reverberate through the nation; however, the growth of the World Trade Center complex will help citizens memorialize and recover from the devastation of this tragedy.

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
If you have been wondering “what makes you beautiful,” just listen to One Direction’s internationally successful song! One Direction is a British Irish band consisting of five passionate, handsome members- Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, and Louis Tomlinson.
Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Dr. Michael LaSusa has proved that through determination and passion, one can achieve his or her goals. Many Chatham parents and students know Dr. LaSusa as a friendly, kind figure who has been part of the Chatham school district for the past eleven years. He is an integral member of the community as a teacher, supervisor, principle, assistant superintendent, and now superintendent of the Chatham school district.

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Golden Globe Awards is a ceremony of great prestige, rewarding brilliance in television and film. The elegant event uses profits from the event for philanthropy, summing to more than $12 million in the past seventeen years to entertainment-related charities, as well as funding scholarships and other programs for future film and television professionals.

Friday, December 9th, 2011
As the holiday season nears, people begin to spend their money on gifts for friends and family, while nations like Greece and Spain are facing great economic issues. Recently, the culturally and economically concentrated European Euro zone nations have been facing an economic recession.
Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Ever since September 17, 2011, one protest has been dominating international news. The protest is centered in America’s very own New York City- “Occupy Wall Street.” The movement is a series of ongoing demonstrations based in Zuccoti Park NY, NY, better known as the world-renowned Wall Street financial district.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Last Friday’s pep rally was an event that our school should not be proud of. Both students and adults alike experienced frustrations that could have and should have been avoided. A pep rally is a gathering of students, designed to celebrate athletics, encourage school spirit, and support members of their school’s teams. However, the unruly behavior displayed by students last Friday night did not accomplish those goals.