three dancers on stage

Jline Dance Crew Brings Anti-Bullying Message to MED

The Jline Dance Crew from New York City visited MED October 17 to spread the message that bullying is wrong, but being respectful, responsible, and contributing positively to the world is definitely right. The crew put on 30 minutes of high-energy singing and choreographed dance that got the students amped before closing with a 15-minute […]

Girls tennis team poses with Section 2 placards on tennis court

Chatham Girls Threepeat Sectional Tennis Title

Congratulations to our girls varsity tennis team, who are the Section 2 Class C/D Champions for the 3rd year in a row! The girls defeated Maple Hill to clinch the 2019 title at the sectional championship match held October 9 at Ichabod Crane CSD. Go Panthers!

four students making apple sauce

Apple Exploration

We live in apple country and fall is apple season! Last week’s first grade learning theme was all about apples. Students learned about the life cycle of an apple and conducted apple exploration activities such as measuring and weighing the apples, predicting what solution would keep the apples from turning brown, and making them into […]

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NCBI Training Takes on Bullying at CMS

Select students participated in the Middle School’s annual National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) training October 2nd and 3rd. The CMS Guidance & Counseling department hosts this two-day workshop as part of the school’s ongoing character education program. The target of the training is to empower students to address prejudice, stereotyping, and bullying in their school […]

Friday Tea Time

Ms. Grill’s and Ms. Wrigley’s 5th grade students have been sharing information about their independent books with classmates during Friday “Tea Time.” This activity has been a fun way for the students to engage in a book club setting which allows them a chance to share their reading and strengthen communication and listening skills. At […]

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Professional Development

CCSD continually provides professional development for our faculty. During our most recent professional development day on September 23, teaching assistants and aides across the District participated in building community, making connections, and engagement activities with CCSD psychologist coach Anita Killea and MED assistant principal Brett Fortran. One of the activities (shown here) was an opportunity […]