firefighter shows gear to students

Fire Safety Day

October 13 was Fire Safety Day at MED – a student favorite! Firefighters from the Chatham, East Chatham, Ghent, Spencertown, and Tri-Village fire companies brought their trucks and fire-fighting gear to school for the students to see. They made assistant principal Rick Sutton an honorary firefighter by dressing him up in the protective clothing they wear […]

girls tennis team photo at section 2 championship

Girls Tennis Sectional Champs!

Congratulations to Chatham’s girls tennis team for becoming 2017 Section 2 champions! On October 13, the girls traveled to Central Park in Schenectady where they beat Schoharie 4-3 to win the Class C/D Championship! Go Panthers!    

Robotics team poses with giant check

Global Foundries Grants $5,000 to CHS Robotics Team

The evening of October 12th, Chatham High School’s Robotics Team proudly accepted the award of a $5,000 grant from Global Foundries. Global Foundries and sponsors have teamed up to provide monetary support to new and continuing teams competing in the FIRST Robotics and Lego League programs. Additional sponsors to the grant include nfrastrucutre, AMD, National Grid, KLA Tencor, ASML, […]

Potsdam Brass Quintet playing at CHS

Music Program Brings Potsdam Brass Quintet to Chatham

Chatham music students enjoyed an in-school concert with the Potsdam Brass Quintet, a professional performance group made up of faculty from the esteemed Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam. The concert took place October 10 in the CHS auditorium with the fourth and fifth grades, band and orchestra students from the Middle School, and High […]

Ira Baumgarten speaks to students during NCBI training in CMS Library

Students Take On Prejudice & Bullying Through NCBI

Civic-minded students participated in a National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) training session at Chatham Middle School on October 4thand 5th. The CMS Guidance & Counseling department hosts this two-day workshop each year as part of the school’s ongoing character education program. NCBI is a nonprofit leadership training organization that works to eliminate prejudice and conflict […]

Chatham High School 2017 Girls Varsity Tennis Team

Girls Tennis Conference Champs

Congratulations to Chatham High School’s girls tennis team, who clinched the 2017 Patroon Conference Championship on October 2nd with a 7-0 win over Catskill. The girls finished up their regular season with a 13-1 record and now head to the sectional tournament, which starts next week. Go Panthers!

Thomas Luzzie is adminstered the oath of office by distirct Clerk Deborah Pottenburgh

Board Appoints Mellin, Luzzi to Fill Vacant Seats

The Chatham Board of Education has appointed Sarah Mellin and Tom Luzzi to fill two open seats on the Board. Both Mellin and Luzzi were sworn in at the Board’s September 26th meeting. Their appointments fill the unexpired terms of Melony Spock and Dawn-Marie Blasl, who resigned from the Board in July. Ms. Mellin is […]

student holds up iPad to show off his work

Technology Spells Learning!

Miss Engel’s Language Concepts 1-2 class has been using their District iPads throughout the school day, especially to enhance their spelling and reading skills. The students use various apps to highlight and search for digraphs, vowel sounds, blends, and hidden sight words in the words they spell. They enjoy following the directions on Miss Engel’s […]

students check out booths at club fair

CHS Club Fair

CHS hosted its second annual Club Fair September 20 and 21, held in the school library each morning before homeroom. The event resulted from the efforts of CHS senior Destiny Hull and junior Lauren Wrigley, who wanted to provide their peers, particularly the new freshman class, with a way to “shop” the many clubs and activities CHS has to offer.