COVID-19 Vaccinations – Parent Interest Survey for ages 12-15

(May 5, 2021) CMS & CHS Families, The Columbia County Department of Health (CCDOH) has asked our district to survey parents regarding projected vaccinations for youth ages 12-15 years old.  The FDA is likely to give Pfizer Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) in the coming days for this age group.  The information you provide will be […]

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 […]

COVID-19 Update April 29 – Positive Case Reported 

(April 29, 2021) Dear Chatham Families, We were informed that a Chatham Middle School School student has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The student was last in school on April 26, 2021. The District assisted the Columbia County Department of Health (DOH) in conducting contact tracing and we have identified and notified all close […]

Change in Lunch Program

(April 28, 2021) Due to recent changes in the COVID guidelines on May 3rd the CHS and CMS cafeterias will begin offering more options and begin serving meals as we have in the past. We will no longer need to prepackage the meals allowing us to offer more choices. Please call the Food Service Supervisor, […]

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Spring Modified Sports Tryouts Dates/Times

Modified Baseball: Monday, May 3rd – Wednesday, May 5th: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at HS Baseball Field    Modified Softball:  Monday, May 3rd: 3:30-5:30 p.m. at MS  Tuesday, May 4th and Wednesday, May 5th: 5:30-7:30 p.m. at MS    Modified Track:  Tuesday, May 4th – Friday, May 7th: 3:00-4:30 p.m. at HS Track 

Dress Code Reminder

(April 2021) Dear CMS Families: It has been a long winter, but spring is finally here. We hope you are enjoying the warmer weather and getting outside! With that, we wanted to give a friendly reminder about the Middle School Dress Code Policy. During the warmer weather season please make sure that your children’s attire […]

NYS Testing Information for Remote CMS Students

(April 19th, 2021) Dear CMS Remote Families, We are approaching the time for New York State’s grade 6-8 assessments in English Language Arts and Math and grade 8 assessments in Science. Test information for remote students is as follows: English Language Arts April 26, 2021 Computer based for all grades Mathematics May 3, 2021 Computer […]

Quarter 4 Letter to CMS Parents

(April 16, 2021) Dear CMS Parents, This is a reminder that Monday is the start of marking period 4. It is also the first day in a long time that many of our students will be back full time. There has been a lot of planning that has taken place for this to work. All […]

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 […]