CCSD Spirit Week May 10-14

In honor of your teachers and school staff, we are celebrating Chatham Teacher Appreciation week Monday May 10th – Friday May 14th. Our teachers have gone above and beyond this year, and we are excited to celebrate them. Please join us in celebrating by participating in Spirit Week: Monday Dress like your favorite teacher/student. Tuesday […]

Temporary Change to Administrative Structure at MED

(May 5, 2021) Dear MED Families, I wanted to let you know about a temporary change to our administrative structure at MED. Mr. Fortran, our assistant principal, will be assigned to Chatham High School to serve as acting assistant principal there, starting May 10. He will be assisting Mr. Justin Forrest, who is serving as […]

COVID-19 Update May 4, 2021 – Positive Case Reported

(May 4, 2021) Dear Chatham Families, We were informed that a Mary E. Dardess Elementary School student has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. There is no need for contact tracing within the school setting as a result of this case. While we understand that you may want more details, privacy laws prohibit us from […]

Unused Snow Days Give Back – District Closed May 28

In consideration of the fact that we do not anticipate needing all of the emergency closing days planned for the 2020-21 school calendar, we are modifying the calendar. All Chatham CSD schools and offices will be closed on Friday, May 28, 2021 and therefore students should not report for in-person or remote learning on this […]

Updated Social Distancing for PE & Music

New guidance on social distancing for music and physical education programs in schools. (April 16, 2021) Dear CCSD Families, We wanted to make you aware that the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has provided some new guidance on social distancing for music and physical education programs in schools. Physical Education Department ​​​​​​​The new […]

Grades 3-8 NYS Assessments

(March 18, 2021) Dear Families of Grades 3-8 Students, The New York State assessments for grades 3-8 are quickly approaching. We would like to share the following information with you regarding test procedures this year: All of our assessments will be given on the computer this year. We will be giving only one day of […]

MED Playground Notice from Mrs. Reno

Dear Chatham MED Families, This year has been incredibly challenging for our school community, and our students have been nothing short of resilient, overcoming the many changes they have faced in school. As you know our students love the playground and have been unable to use the structures this year. We are happy to share […]

K-3 Chromebooks

Dear MED Parents, We recognize that there is a need for all students to have their Chromebooks at home in case of remote learning. Because of this, your child’s Chromebook AND power cord will need to be carried back and forth between home and school every day. Please assist us with the following: Chromebooks should […]

Free Meals for the School Year!

We’ve served just about 46,000 meals to Chatham students since the pandemic began! We’re happy to say FREE breakfast and lunch will continue to be available to any school-aged children in the District until June 30, 2021, thanks to the USDA extending this program. All meals are served at no charge – no income requirements […]