Letters Connect Young and Old

Social distancing doesn’t mean disconnecting from others – it means connecting in new ways, or in the case of CMS, through the art of traditional letter writing! Our National Junior Honor Society usually visits nursing homes in our area, but with that currently not possible, the students are now putting pen to paper and sending […]

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DNA Models

In early March in Mrs. Decker’s Living Environment class, students created their very own models of DNA. DNA is found in every single cell of the human body yet it is very difficult to conceptualize. After learning about all of the functions of DNA, students decided it was time to take learning into their own […]

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Nutrition On Wheels

Just as our District cafeteria program is delivering to students while school is out, so are the Nutrition Programs at MED, CMS, and CHS. These all-volunteer, staff-run programs, through partnership with the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, send food home with students throughout the school year to supplement the meals our kids get […]

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A Snow Day? No, It’s Phys Ed!

What can learning from home look like? If you like snow, it looks awesome! CCSD physical education teachers took advantage of the recent snowfall by leading an Enjoy The Snow and Build a Snowman Activity Day.” They challenged student to get outside, build snowmen, make snow balls, and throw them using correct overhand throwing form!

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Food Service Continues!

Chatham Central School District food service and transportation staff are preparing and delivering meals to children all over our District while school is out.


Outdoors Club Hikes High Falls

The CHS Outdoors Club took a hike at the High Falls Conservation Area in Philmont. Spring is certainly coming and the students had a great time on the hike

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Heather Damia Named National Merit Scholarship Finalist

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has notified Chatham High School senior Heather Damia that she has advanced to Finalist standing in the 2020 National Merit® Scholarship Program. This honor recognizes Heather for the exceptional academic promise she demonstrated with an outstanding performance on her Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT), as well as her […]

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Holocaust Author Visits Chatham

Chatham CSD hosted Chicago-based author Fern Schumer Chapman on February 28 to speak with students at both the High School and Middle School. Ms. Chapman, who has published five books pertaining to the Holocaust and immigration, gave a presentation in the CHS library and led a workshop with freshman pre-AP students before heading over to […]