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Students Discover Neverland

This summer, students taking Language Concepts with Mrs. Riddick discovered Neverland by finding and making their shadows, as well as making Peter Pan hats, Captain Hook hooks, hand-painted swords, Neverland maps, and even a crocodile with a clock in its tummy! For “Watermelon Day” they did an experiment to find out if watermelons sink or […]

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Summer Projects

The students may be away for the summer, but it’s still a busy time here at Chatham CSD. A sneak peek at a few of our summer projects: our summer help painting at MED, new wood chips to replace the rubber chips on the playground, and installing walls to convert existing space into a new […]

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“Wendy’s Shadow”

The Chatham Language Concepts Summer Program took a field trip to watch the Mac-Haydn Children’s Theatre production of “Wendy’s Shadow” on Friday, August 3rd. The trip wrapped up the students’ summer-long study of different characters, plot lines, and themes within the Peter Pan story. Students were even able to meet their favorite actors outside after […]

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Students Go for Gold at MED Summer Camp

Throughout July, fourth and fifth graders participating in MED’s summer learning camp tasted Olympic glory when they combined learning with games of skill and speed! They spent the month creating their own Olympics, and each day concluded with all the students participating in a “Minute To Win It” challenge set up by their teachers. To […]

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CMS Arbor Academy is Off to the Presses

CMS students participating in this summer’s “Get Pressed for Success” Arbor Academy are putting the finishing touches on their soon-to-be released publication. Throughout July, they have been working as interns for The Chatham Press, taking on roles as real-world writers, photographers, graphic designers, and editors for the September issue. During the program, students also learned about […]

Team 8 Welcome Letter & School Supply List

Dear Middle School Families, Welcome to the eighth grade. We are looking forward to meeting our new students and have prepared a challenging and rigorous curriculum. The eighth grade year is a transition year, one in which we focus on preparing students for high school. To get you started, we ask that you have the […]

Team 7 Welcome Letter & School Supply List

Welcome to Team Seven 2018-2019 August 2018 Dear Chatham Middle School Families: We welcome you and your child to Team Seven! This year your child will be expected to master the New York State 7th Grade Common Core Curriculum standards. Team 7 will provide a varied and challenging program with opportunities for all students to […]