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Students Go Orange Against Bullying

Wednesday, October 21 was Unity Day. At CMS, staff and students both on campus and learning remotely wore orange to unite against bullying and support a kind and inclusive school environment. The day’s events also included anti-bullying videos and discussions, and games of Jeopardy! in the classrooms.  

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Flexibility is Key This Halloween!

In keeping with our key theme of flexibility this school year, Gumby (Dr. Sal DeAngelo) showed up to school today. He had his temperature checked by MED nurse Mary-Noelle Fabiano on the way in and, of course, he was joined by his trusted office Pokeys (District clerk Debbie Pottenburgh and administrative assistant Diane Hammon)!  The […]

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Thanks for the Tables!

CHS, CMS and MED now have several picnic tables on campus that allow for social distancing and activities outside such as classes and lunch, thanks to the generosity of our community. A great addition for days with nice weather, such as today! Chatham High School’s principal, John Thorsen, contacted Columbia County Fair Board member Eric […]

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Zonta Club Donates School Supplies

Special thanks to The Zonta Club of Upper Hudson Valley for donating a box of school supplies to CMS! Our school will distribute these to students who are in need of supplies.

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Welcome Back Students!

This week, we have started our transition back to in-person learning with one grade at each building  being reintroduced each day over the course of the week. Things look a little different with all our new safety measures in place, but it’s great to see students back in our classrooms! Pictured here are 5th graders […]

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PTA Donates Masks, Lanyards

A shout out to the MED PTA for their donation of masks for our staff! The PTA used money it raised from its bookfairs to provide lightweight, breathable masks with fun prints prints on them to make things a little more fun for our returning students! Along with the masks, the PTA has also provided […]

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September Bulletin Board at CHS

Yes, this year will look a little different but together we can do it! Thank you for wearing a mask. Wearing a mask helps me protect you, and you protect me. When you are on campus, be sure to mask up!

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First Day Photos!

September 14 was our first day of learning and there’s a lot to be excited about! Here are some first-day photos from our Chatham CSD families…