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Class of 2018 Commencement

“Let our voices loudly ringing, echo far and near!” Chatham High School held Commencement on June 22 for ninety-three worthy graduates. You can watch the entire graduation ceremony on our YouTube channel (ceremony starts at 27:45). Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

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Chatham Seniors Complete Internships

Eleven Chatham High School seniors completed internship experiences during this school year. CEIP (Career Exploration Internship Program) is a 54-hour non-paid internship experience where students learn from a mentor in their career field of interest. The program is managed by CHS business teacher and work-based learning coordinator Michael Loomis. “It is a great opportunity to […]

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Stock Market Challenge

Junior Sophia Martino has won the Chatham High School Financial Literacy Stock Market Challenge game with an impressive 8.2% return on her investment. CHS business teacher Michael Loomis coordinates the game with his students in every Financial Literacy class. Students each have an imagined $100,000 to invest in stocks or mutual funds for companies that […]

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Glass Castles

In room 114 stands an impressive collection of final projects created by the AP11 English class. This year the students examined and reinterpreted the classic literature canon, and recently finished reading what many could consider to be a modern “classic.” Released in 2005, The Glass Castle is Jeannette Walls’ award-winning memoir of growing up in a […]

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Class Builds New Info Booth for Fairgrounds

The next time you’re at the Columbia County Fair, be sure to check out our students’ handiwork. This spring, the Residential Construction class at Chatham High School built a new information booth for the fairgrounds. The class, which is offered every other year and taught by CHS technology teacher Shawn Caldwell, gives students the opportunity […]

Madison Newton holds up her letter from the White House and President's Volunteer Service Award

Madison Newton Earns President’s Volunteer Service Award

Chatham senior Madison Newton has been honored with The President’s Volunteer Service Award. This award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities, was granted by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program, sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary […]

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Senior Walk Through

The caps and gowns were out June 11 when Chatham High School’s Class of 2018 made their triumphant return to where, for many of them, it all began 13 years ago. In what has become an annual tradition at Chatham CSD, the graduating class paraded through the halls of Mary E. Dardess Elementary School while […]

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MED Students Preview Senior Expo

MED students got a sneak preview of the Senior Expo June 6th. As has been tradition over the last few years, the Senior Team invites MED classes over to the CHS gym to view the Senior Expo boards. The seniors had just finished setting up their personal displays and many where on hand to talk […]