girls building robot car

CMS Robotics

Chatham Middle School’s new Robotics course has eighth graders building, automating, and coding.

Pre-K students eating as a group in classroom

PreK Thanksgiving Feast

The day before the Thanksgiving break, the MED Pre-Kindergarten program enjoyed some pre-holiday celebrations with a Thanksgiving feast in their classroom.    

the three chefs

Students Prepare Holiday Meal

Students in Mrs. Rossi’s and Mrs. Sacco’s High School Life Skills Class spent the day before break preparing and cooking a complete Thanksgiving meal. Fellow CHS student Lauren Wrigley and Mrs. Toomey  joined in with the cooking duties. The boys earned money for the food for the meal from their weekly coffee sales and recycling […]

students decorate Thanksgiving Baskets

Thanksgiving Baskets

A holiday tradition at CMS, students made Thanksgiving baskets for families in our community as part of a school-wide service project. Rock Solid Church donated $25 turkey gift certificates and students brought in all the fixings. On Monday, classes decorated the baskets and packed them full of the holiday cheer they had collected. The baskets […]

CHS Singers Perform at Area All State

Congratulations to Chatham High School’s Kenneth Fay (tenor) and Avery Pulcher (alto), who were tapped for the New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) Area All State Festival. Kenneth and Avery participated in intense rehearsals and performed in a public concert on Saturday, November 17 at FDR High School in Hyde Park. In order to be […]

Patricia Lanphear reads from her remarks about her father

CMS Veterans Day Celebration Features Local WWII Veteran

Chatham Middle School honored local veterans with its traditional assembly open to all veterans, current servicemen and service women, and their families. This year’s Veterans Day Celebration was held November 9th and included remarks by students and staff, and featured World War II Army veteran, Jack Mesick. “Today, we reflect upon the invaluable contributions of […]

staff members sitting in a circle discussing finances

Poverty Simulation Brings Awareness

Over the past decade, Chatham CSD has seen a dramatic rise in the percentage of our students living in poverty. During our November 6 District conference day, our District hosted a Poverty Simulation for all staff, facilitated by representatives of the Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA). This exercise was undertaken at the request of […]

student stiring pot while instructor measures cooking oil

Learning About Healthy Meals with the Sylvia Center

To promote wellness, Mrs. Powell invited Madeleine Fischer, School and Community Program Manager, and Aly Trombitas, Garden Manager and Educator, from the Sylvia Center at Katchkie Farm to teach a cooking lesson to her eighth grade Family & Consumer Science students. They made a Broccoli Rubble Farro Salad. Madeleine and Aly talked about whole grains […]

2018 fall sports awardees

Chatham High School 2018 Fall Sports Awards

Chatham High School held our 2018 Fall Sports Awards Night on November 1. The event recognized this season’s outstanding varsity athletes and was sponsored by the Athletic Booster Club. Boys Cross Country Ultimate Teammate Award – Langford Maxwell Girl’s Cross Country Ultimate Teammate Award – Emma Gregg Varsity Football Ultimate Teammate Award – Hunter Scheriff […]