Chatham Central School District

John Thorsen, Principal

NEWS

Lunch Price Increase for 2016-17

Beginning in September, the cost of lunch at CHS will increase by 10 cents per meal. The cost of reduced-priced meals is unchanged. Learn more...


Softball Program Dedicates New Dugouts to Panthers' 2012 State Champs

2012 team at dugoutsOur softball program and Athletic Booster Club dedicated our new dugouts to the Panther’s 2012 NYS Championship Softball team. The dugouts were the gift of the Booster Club, which donated $3,200 to our school to fund the project. Special thanks to all those who volunteered their time to help get the dugouts built, including Gilligan Construction, Gregg Concrete & Masonry, and Madsen Excavation. Also thanks to Herrington’s for providing materials at cost. Many members of the 2012 team were present for the ceremony, held July 2nd on the varsity softball diamond. Learn more...


Danielle WallaceCHS' New School Flag

Perhaps you have noticed recently the new flag flying on the school flagpole. It's Chatham High School's very own flag, designed by student Danielle Wallace. The school flag came about via a competition devised put on by the student government, who put out a call for students to submit their own ideas for what the new flag should look like. Six students submitted designs and Danielle's was chosen as the winner by a vote of the student body. Learn more...


4th Quarter Honor Roll

Congratulations to our students who earned High Honors and Honors for the fourth quarter of the 2015-16 school year. See who made the grade...


Graduation 2016

Principal John Thorsen presents diploma to Dawson DeVitoCommencement for Chatham High School's Class of 2016 took place on the football field, under bright sunny skies and before a crowd of hundreds of family, friends, and faculty. That Friday evening, June 24th, ninety worthy graduates walked across the lawn to shake hands with superintendent Cheryl Nuciforo and principal John Thorsen and receive their diplomas. Chatham Central School District congratulates the Class of 2016! View more photos...


Destiny Hull (Hallenback) and Megan Gilligan CHS Students Take Part in Regional Youth Leadership Summit

Sophomores Destiny Hallenback and Megan Gilligan recently attended the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership (HOBY) conference at SUNY Oneonta. Both girls were selected based on essays they wrote and an interview selection with former HOBY ambassadors. The weekend-long event consisted of 250 sophomores from the eastern part of New York who attended leadership workshops with a focus on community service and team building. Learn more...


carl aladin on podiumAladin Places 3rd, Clark 12th at NYS Track Meet

Chatham track sent two athletes to the NYS championship track meet held at Cicero-North Syracuse High School on June 10: Carl Aladin (senior) in the long jump and Erin Clark (senior) in the 800 meter. Carl took third place in the state for small schools and broke our school record from 1936 with a jump of 22’2”! This was Erin's 2nd year making it to the state meet in the 800m and she finished 12th in the state for small schools.


Students Gain Real World Work Experience Through CIEP

students and teacher of CIEP program Taylor Mulligan, Emily Ooms, Erin Persons, Jessica Madsen and Damien Costa completed exciting learning experiences this spring through our Career Exploration Internship Program. Taylor interned at Woodhill Veterinary Clinic while Emily interned at Lely, a robotic farm equipment company. Erin interned at Chathams Small Animal Hospital. Damien's internship was at congressman Chris Gibson’s office and Jessica interned at Columbia Memorial Hospital. Learn more...


Students Explore Stock Market Through Virtual Simulation

Image of Mr. Loomis and Hunter WallaceStudents in the Financial Literacy class learned about the stock market, exploring everything from how to read stocks to when to buy and sell them. To help immerse students in the stock market, class teacher Michael Loomis enrolled each student in The Stock Market Game™, a virtual simulation of the stock market that mirrors the fluctuations of real stock prices to the exact cent. Students competed to see whose stocks performed the best, with Hunter Wallace coming in first. Learn more...


seniors walk through MEDClass of 2016 Returns to MED!

Chatham Central School District started a new tradition this year. On June 13th, the Class of 2016 returned to their beginnings by parading through the halls of the Mary E. Dardess Elementary School in their caps and gowns. All the elementary students and faculty turned out to applaud, cheer the seniors on, and wave signs they made congratulating our soon to be graduates!


Class of 2016 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Ana VermaCassie Pearson Ana Verma (left), daughter of Mohinder Pal and Shivali Devi of Chatham, has been named Chatham High School's Class of 2016 Valedictorian.

Cassandra B. Pearson (right), daughter of Mr. Mark and Kristen Pearson of East Chatham, has been named Chatham High School’s Class of 2016 Salutatorian.

Learn more about our Valedictorian and Salutatorian...

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS


Welcome Back Students!

First Day of Classes is Sept. 7

Classes at all CCSD schools begin Wednesday, September 7th!

 

Register Now for Fall/Winter Driver's Ed.

Course runs September 6 through January 14. Sign up now - space is limited. Learn more by visiting our Driver's Ed. page...

 

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