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STEAM Paper Challenge

Fifth graders built paper structures as part of a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) lab challenge with MED’s art teacher, Ms. Scott. Their finished structures are displayed in the MED lobby window under the paper dragon made by the third grade.

Four Panthers Tapped for Exceptional Senior Games

Congratulations to the Panthers basketball players chosen to play in our league’s boys and girls exceptional senior all-star games. Chatham High School’s Brooke-Lyn Doyle, Kaleb Taylor, Jon Elbert, and Keon Armstrong will represent the Patroon Conference in their respective Exceptional Senior Games vs the Wasaren League all-stars on Tuesday, March 12th at Maple Hill High […]

CASDA Names Simmons “2019 Friend of Education”

Craig Simmons, Chatham CSD School Board President, was honored with the Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA) Friends of Education Award at the Friends of Education Dinner held at the Albany Marriott Hotel on February 28. CASDA presents this award to recognize the selfless contributions of individuals who dedicate themselves to serving students and enriching […]

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Students Interweave Knitting and Service

Some say knitting is becoming a lost art, but it certainly isn’t here in Chatham. This month, the Miles family (8th graders Anna and John Miles, their mom Nancy, and grandmother Barbara Hills) is instructing the Grade 7/8 Service Club on how to knit squares. The plan is to sew the squares together to create […]

Mark Dwyer, Caleb Doyle, Rich Sitzer, and Shawn Caldwell at the Scholar Dinner

Taylor Named CDNFF Scholar Athlete

Chatham senior Kaleb Taylor was honored as a Scholar Athlete at the Capital District National Football Foundation Scholar Dinner held March 4 at the Red Lion Hotel in Albany. Kaleb has a 93.1 GPA and has been the Panthers’ starting quarterback for the past three years. Along with acing it on and off the field, […]

students sitting in chairs while others behind them write on white board

Sharing Compliments

To encourage the spreading of kindness, CHS science teacher Justin Forrest asked students to sit in the front of the room with their backs to the whiteboard while others wrote comments about them on the board. What poured forth had a profound impact. “The kids loved it, everyone voluntarily participated and I cannot wait to […]

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2019 CMS Science/Technology Fair Winners

Chatham Middle School held its 2019 Science and Technology Fair on February 28th, when hundreds of family members, staff, and others visited the school’s gym to see the students’ projects. This annual event encourages sixth, seventh, and eighth graders to conduct research and draw conclusions based on the data they collect. In the weeks leading […]

Boys varsity volleyball team

Scholar Athlete Teams, Winter 2018-19

Three varsity teams from Chatham High School qualified as Scholar Athlete Teams for the 2018-19 winter season. Our boys volleyball, girls basketball, and boys basketball teams made the grade and will receive a certificate from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) recognizing their accomplishments. In order to qualify, a team must […]

Model congress delegates at the competition

Key Victories for Chatham at AIC Model Congress

Every January, students from Chatham High School join students from around the northeast at the longest running Model Congress competition in the country at American International College (AIC) in Springfield, Massachusetts. Model Congress allows students to experience the arduous yet often rewarding legislative process first hand. Like our representatives in Washington, students develop bills or […]

Jenna Skype poses with award and Chatham varsity girls basketball coach John Rolonson at the Section 2 Scholar Athlete Banquet

Skype Earns Girls Basketball Scholar Athlete Award

Chatham senior Jenna Skype was honored on Sunday March 3 at the Section 2 Scholar Athlete Banquet for her excellence in the classroom as well as on the court. Jenna has maintained a 93.1 GPA over her high school career and has been a major contributor on the varsity basketball team since her freshman year. […]