Thomas Van Tassel, Addie Potter, Maria Castellanos, and John Hoag

Chatham Places Third at IMPACT

Two student teams and CHS math teacher Katharine Curtis attended the 12th annual Students IMPACT (Interested in Mathematics and Problem solving but unAware of Computer Talent) Program at Siena College on October 12. The IMPACT program connects high school juniors and seniors who have demonstrated academic talent (especially in mathematics), but who have not yet […]

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The Outsiders

In eighth grade, students just finished reading S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders. The morning of October 12, students and faculty came to school dressed in costume as either “greasers” or “socs” (the competing socio/economic factions in the novel), and the entire eighth grade walked to Main Street to take in a special screening of the 1983 […]

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Girls Tennis Section 2 Champs

Chatham is Number 1! The girls tennis team beat Schoharie 7-0 to win the Section 2, Class C/D varsity girls tennis championship. At the match, played October 10th at Bethlehem High School, the Panthers successfully defended their 2017 sectional title and closed the 2018 season with a 16-0 record. Congratulations!  

Lilian Nowak, Jahnyah Armstrong, and Margot Schassler

Chatham Tennis Players Take 1st, 3rd at Patroon Tourney

Chatham tennis players enjoyed success at the 2018 Patroon Conference varsity championship tournament held October 4th and 5th. 7th grader Jahnyah Armstrong (center) won the singles tournament, while sophomore Lillian Nowak (left) and senior Margot Schassler (right) took third place in the doubles tourney. Go Panthers!

Chatham High School's Scholar Athlete Team School of Excellence award

CHS Named Scholar Athlete Team School of Excellence

The NYS Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) has named Chatham High School a “Scholar Athlete Team School of Excellence.” To earn the School of Excellence Award, 75 percent of a school’s varsity teams must qualify and receive the scholar athlete team award within a given school year. In order to qualify as a Scholar […]

Girls tennis team photo

Girls Tennis Tops Conference with Perfect Season

The girls tennis team finished their regular season with a perfect 14-0 record and clinched the Patroon Conference Championship for the third year in a row! In order to do this, the girls beat their main rival Maple Hill yesterday with a 7-0 victory, their final match of the regular season.  Now on to sectionals!

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Students Take Lead with Coalition Building at CMS

Twenty-two students from 7th and 8th grades undertook National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) training at CMS this week, during which they talked about leadership, communication, diversity, bully prevention, and issues that many students their age are deal with. The CMS guidance & counseling department hosts this day-and-a-half workshop annually, bringing in guest educators from NCBI, […]

Deputy Briscoe shows NARCAN to students in class

Living Environment Lesson Tackles Addiction

As part of a recent lesson, Deputy Briscoe spoke to Living Environment classes at CHS concerning heroin use in Columbia County. The students have been studying addiction and its effects on the body. Deputy Briscoe talked about the dramatic rise in overdoses our area has seen and how “bad batches” of heroin and fentanyl, a […]

Muriel Faxon poses with award and another woman

Board of Ed’s Faxon Honored as Person “Making a Difference”

The evening of September 27, Chatham Board of Education member Muriel Faxon (pictured left) was honored by the Zonta Club of Upper Hudson Valley as a recipient of their People Making a Difference Award. Along with her involvement with the Mac-Hadyn Theatre and being the former owner of the Faxon School of Dance and Chatham […]

Band students learn how to play their instruments

4th Grade Instrument Parent Night

There were some strange noises in the MED Band and Orchestra rooms during our first ever Fourth Grade Instrument Parent Night! The evening of September 26, Mr. Goodwin and Mr. Hoffman gave fourth graders and their parents their first lesson on new instruments. There were many laughs and everyone left excited to go home and […]