Fourth graders in Mrs. Lineberry’s class are bringing mind and body together by learning yoga. Last week, Dr. Killea, Chatham’s Psychologist Coach, lead them through some basic exercises that combined controlled breathing, meditation and physical poses. Yoga encourages relaxation and has been shown to improve focus and reduce stress and anxiety, among other health and […]
Elementary students enjoyed poetry and artistic adventures when guest educators Kathryn Kosto and Joanne Klein from the Art School of Columbia County brought their “Art in the Library” afterschool program to MED. Together they read and discussed Robert Frost’s poem “A Girl’s Garden” then wrote their own poetry and created artwork inspired by the poems […]
Audiences enjoyed The Candy Man, Willy Wonka, Charlie Bucket, and all our young actors when the MED Drama Club’s performed Willy Wonka Kids April 12th and April 13th.
Check out some of the pendulum paintings fifth graders created on the MED sidewalk as part of a STEAM lab combining art and science. The students made their own sidewalk chalk paint and used a hand-made pendulum to create their designs.
Friday, April 5 was “come to school dressed as your favorite book character” day at MED. Some students, like 5th grader Aiden Boehme, really went all out.
Thursday Knitting Club at the MED has begun! We have over 20 5th grade students interested in learning how to knit, and all for a good cause. The club is making hats for prematurely-born children being cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit at Albany Medical Center. MED teacher Laura Grill and teaching assistant […]
Our kindergarten thanks the MED PTA for brightening up their hallway with new murals. The murals were recently painted by PTA volunteer Christie Frederick and the students are very excited about them!
Special thanks to the Austin Family at Winding Brook Country Club and the East Coast Riders motorcycle club for their support of student nutrition in Chatham Central Schools. Pictured with Superintendent DeAngelo are Emerson and Everett Austin, who along with their dad, Al (Bud) Austin, Jr., visited Mary E. Dardess Elementary School on March 28 […]
In the art room, third graders learned about binary code by creating something they could wear. Each student created a bracelet using their first, middle and last name initials by finding the binary code for each letter and then creating a pattern with beads. It was challenging but they did great! This lesson was part […]
In March, our second graders took their turn enjoying some creative building challenges in the MED STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) Lab.