In the afternoon of the January 15 half-day for MED and CMS, retired Investigator and current part-time Deputy with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, Tony Brahm, presented a 2½ hour training for staff on how to prepare for and respond to active assailant emergencies. Staff from MED and CMS attended this training, which was based […]
The following students have been named Chatham Middle School’s Students Of The Month for December…
A time old tradition at CMS is the annual volleyball tourney for students and faculty, held the day before the holiday break. The gym is filled with lights and holiday music, and physical education teacher Lynn Fisher, who plans the entire event, throws holiday candy to all the spectators. The 8th graders beat the teachers […]
Our 6th Grade Service Club visited the Payn Home, a retirement residence in the Village of Chatham, to play bingo, make crafts, and talk about holiday traditions with the seniors living there.
Students in the CMS mentoring program gathered with their mentors to enjoy a holiday feast after school on December 18. Along with turkey and all the trimmings, they enjoyed music, bingo, and their time together as a group.
Along with turkey, there was music, conversation, and holiday fun when our National Junior Honor Society hosted their annual Senior Luncheon, a popular and award-winning service program now in its twenty-fifth year at CMS. More than sixty area seniors visited the Middle School for the morning-long event, held this year on December 14. The event included […]
Chatham Middle School’s November Students Of The Month
Chris Smith, a Task Force Officer with the FBI, visited CMS the morning of December 7 to speak with seventh and eighth graders about staying safe on the Internet. Smith investigates cybercrime in the Capital Region and shared several examples of real-life predators he has encountered attempting to lure children online, often posing as children […]
Chatham Middle School is proud to announce that eighth graders Eudora Brennan and Brady Reardon are their school’s nominees for the Siena College Student Courage Award, which honors young people who actively promote the ideal of a just and inclusive society that values diversity and uniqueness. Eudora is a student who embodies personal courage and […]
Homelessness and hunger heighten during the winter months, so our Grade 7/8 Service Club made sandwiches for people in need this December. The students brought in the supplies and made 100 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the Capital City Rescue Mission, which supports homeless people in the Albany area with meals, shelter, and other […]