Katie Hyland

Stories from Katie Hyland

Friday, December 2nd, 2016
Chatham Girls Volleyball had a very successful season this past fall.  They finished their season with a record of 17 and 8, and were able to co-win their conference, sending them into a vicious battle for the state championship.  In the first round of states, the Cougars faced off against Colt’s Neck at home.  Although Colt’s Neck was ranked 13th in the league and Chatham was ranked 14th, Chatham easily pulled off a victory, beating them in two games.  The team then moved on to play West Morris Central, a team that they had beat previously in the season at home.
Thursday, October 27th, 2016
It was just like any other day. Students were learning and teachers were teaching, that is until the intercom beeped during second period.
Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

It’s midnight and the parents’ of the children you are babysitting for have not gotten home yet. You start to panic, wondering whether you will be able to make it home without being noticed by a police officer.  
Thursday, April 7th, 2016

It’s that time of year again: the trees are blooming, the temperatures are rising, and noses are running.  We all know what that means… prom is just around the corner!  After much anticipation and anxiety, the junior prom-posals have finally started.  Let’s take a look at some of the most exciting prom-posals so far, all made special with puns, food, and more!

Thursday, February 18th, 2016
Dr. Jones is a math and computer science teacher at CHS, yet there’s more to him than just his job.  Recently, he’s been giving in-class presentations about the applications of trigonometry in music, complete with an electric guitar and microphone.  Obviously, he’s no ordinary teacher!  The Chronicle was interested to learn more, and got this exclusive interview revealing the man behind the math.
Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

2015 was the year that Marty McFly and Doc time traveled to in the 1989 movie Back to the Future, and while in reality it didn’t include self-tying shoelaces or flying cars, it was still a whirlwind of a year filled with groundbreaking innovations.  

Friday, December 4th, 2015
On the third Thursday of November, the American Cancer Society sponsors the “Great American Smokeout”, during which smokers nationwide are encouraged to quit, either just for the day or for the rest of their lives.  To raise awareness about the dangers of tobacco, Students Against Destructive Decisions/Teens Against Tobacco Use (SADD/TATU) use this holiday to give a series of presentations to fifth graders. These presentations stress the idea that the most effective way to avoid tobacco-related side effects is to just say no.
Monday, November 30th, 2015
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… CPAC season!  Every year, the Chatham Performing Arts Club puts on a winter showcase, highlighting the students of Chatham High.  The show consists of singing, dancing, acting, and includes both school groups and individually created acts.  Year after year, CPAC brings out the best talent Chatham has to offer, and this show will be no exception.
Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Fall is football season. Traditionally, the Chatham High School student body, more commonly known as Cougar Nation, comes out to support the CHS football team every weekend. Yet, what most fans take for granted is the exceptional marching band that performs during halftime.  While most students are familiar with the band, they have no idea how much work goes into the show they perform and the competitions they take part in on a regular basis.  This year, the band has experienced major success thanks to a riveting show that captures the audience’s attention with its catchy music, epic storyline, and its inclusion of a life-sized boat, among other props.

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015
The month of June is a happy one: the weather is warm, the pools are open, and the days are rapidly ticking down to summer vacation, that time of year that every student yearns for.  It’s marred by just one thing: finals week.  During the weeks leading up to finals, hordes of students can be seen rushing around with textbooks and calculators, hoping to cram in as much studying they can in order to obtain the last ten percent of their yearly grades.