staff waving to a bus as it drives by

School’s Out for the Summer!

June 26 marked the last day of classes for the 2018-19 school year. The faculty and staff at Mary E. Dardess Elementary School were out to partake in the Chatham tradition of waving goodbye to the students as the buses brought students home for summer vacation. Enjoy your summer, we’ll see you when classes resume […]

eight graders on stage during moving up ceremony

8th Grade Moving Up

The Class of 2023 said “goodbye” to middle school and “hello” to high school during Chatham Middle School’s 8th Grade Moving Up Ceremony, held the evening of June 21 in the Chatham High School auditorium. During the ceremony, CMS dean of students Mark Connelly called each 8th grader forward to stand and be recognized before […]

students wearing sun glasses

Kindergarten Show

Our youngsters at MED celebrated the conclusion of their kindergarten year with a show for their parents, full of songs, dance, and fun! Now on to first grade!

Seniors walk through hallway in red and black caps and gowns

Senior Walk-Through

MED got a sneak peek at our seniors in their caps and gowns in what has become an annual tradition at Chatham, the Senior Walk-Through! On June 17, the Class of 2019 paraded through the halls of Mary E. Dardess Elementary School to celebrate their last few days at CCSD while all the elementary students […]

Project Based Tech Class sits on picnic table

Student-Built Tables Provide More than Just a Place to Sit

Grab a seat and relax, the sixth grade’s Project Based Tech class has you covered! Under the direction of Mr. Richards, the students built sturdy eight-foot picnic tables for their peers to use on the school playground. The project not only gave the students a real-word challenge, but also ownership of their school environment by […]

girl receiving certificate from teacher

5th Grade Moving Up

Fifth grade students celebrated their moving on to sixth grade and the Middle School with a Moving Up Ceremony held June 14th in the CHS auditorium.   To start off the event, principal Kristen Reno congratulated the students on their completion of elementary school. The entire fifth grade put on a musical performance for the […]

girl and woman getting heads shaved by two women

St. Baldrick’s Event Raises Over $3,000 to Fight Childhood Cancer

This past Saturday, June 15th, Chatham held its 9th Annual St. Baldrick’s Event in the Chatham High School gymnasium. The event was organized by student government president, senior Jenna Skype. Numerous people had their heads shaved to raise funds and awareness for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. They raised over $3000, all of which will go […]

Sandy Fischer, Martha Keeler, Ben Rippel , and Justin Forrest

Bank of Greene County Awards Grant to Robotics Team

The Bank of Greene County Charitable Foundation awarded a $750 grant to support the Robotics Team at Chatham High School. Representatives from our team attended an awards ceremony hosted on June 13 at the bank’s Chatham branch, where bank officials presented checks to several local organizations. Pictured here, founding team member Ben Rippel (flanked by […]

Emma Gregg, Triston Schermerhorn, Grace Doyle, Brooke-Lyn Doyle signing letter of intent

Five Panther Sign National Letters of Intent

Congratulations to the Chatham High School seniors who are committed to play at the collegiate level: Emma Gregg – cross country (SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry), Triston Schermerhorn – football (SUNY Morrisville), Grace Doyle – soccer (Hudson Valley Community College), Brooke-Lyn Doyle – softball (Columbia Greene Community College), Ryan Doyle – Baseball (Columbia […]

National Junior Honor Society inductees near stage

CMS Inducts 35 into NJHS

Chatham Middle School proudly initiated thirty-five students into National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) in 2019. The school held an induction ceremony honoring this year’s inductees the evening of June 10th. NJHS membership is reserved for students in grades six through eight who demonstrate a high degree of scholarship and outstanding qualities in character, service, leadership, […]