Memorial for Mr. Bintz August 11

Please join us Wednesday, August 11 at 4:00 pm in the Chatham High School auditorium as we mourn the loss and celebrate the life of CCSD band teacher Jonathan Bintz. We will have a short memorial service followed by a tree planting and coffee reception in his honor. We welcome all students and staff to […]

Update on 2021-22 School Year Planning

August 3, 2021 Dear Chatham CSD Families, August is here and shortly we will be welcoming your children back to school. I’m sure many of you are already excited about the start of classes and are wondering what the 2021-22 school year will look like. At this time, we are still awaiting guidance from the […]

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Sports Physicals August 9

Attention fall athletes: sports physicals with Dr. Curry have been scheduled for Monday, August 9, 8:30 a.m. in the CHS health office. If you need a physical, please contact Val Persons at or Darcy Simmons at You do not need an appointment to get a physical; you can just show up, but please […]

Board Elects Officers, Adopts Meeting Schedule

At its organizational meeting on July 13, the Board of Education elected Matthew Fisch as Board President and Beth Hover as Vice President, and set its meeting schedule for the 2021-22 school year. Student representative Mia Porritt also joined the Board.

Summer School COVID-19 Guidelines Update

(July 12, 2021) Dear Summer School Families: I hope your summer is off to a great start – and we are excited to have your children in our summer programs. I would like to take a moment to share some recent changes to our COVID-19 protocols for Summer, 2021 students and staff. The New York […]

Free Summer Meals Available @ Hudson CSD

We wanted to let families know that the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program provides free meals when school is out. In our area, summer meals distribution is through the Hudson City School District. Free breakfast and lunch are available to anyone age 18 or younger from July 6 through August 12, 2021 (Monday-Friday). No income requirements or registration […]

CCSD to Offer Free Meals for All Students in 2021-22

Chatham Central School District announces an amendment to its policy for Chatham CSD area school children for serving breakfast and lunch under the National School Lunch Program SSO for the 2021-2022 school year, which will allow for all children attending Chatham Central schools to be served meals at no charge. Free meals will be served […]

Summer Nutrition Program

The Summer Nutrition Program provides supplemental food in July and August. Open to all CCSD students/families in need. Distribution dates are July 15 & 29, August 12 & 26, 2021. If interested, contact Ann O’Neil at

District-Wide School Safety Plan Review Period & Public Hearing

Chatham Central School District is updating its District-wide School Safety Plan. The updated plan is available to view here. Chatham CSD – District-wide School Safety Plan 2021-2022 The Board of Education will hold a public hearing on the updated plan on June 22, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the CHS library. The Board will adopt […]