At its November board meeting, the Chatham Education Foundation (CEF) chose nine projects to fund in 2017-2018 Chatham school year. “It is enormously gratifying to be able to bring to the schools these interesting and worthwhile projects,” said Judy Staber, president of the CEF Board. Now in its 15th year of existence, the Foundation’s board […]
Just like Holden Caulfield in The Catcher in the Rye, high schoolers often need a break from the pressures that come with being adolescents and students. With this in mind, Mr. Sloman took his English 12 class out to the forested trails on campus so his students could experience the simplicity of being alone with one’s thoughts and […]
Students combined peanut butter, jelly, and their hunger to make a difference into 201 sandwiches for the homeless…
CHS students taking Living Environment with Ms. Kneller have been studying enzymes this week. Students learned that enzymes only work with specific substrates within the body; similar to a lock and key in which the key only works with a certain lock, enzymes only will work with certain substances (substrates). Each enzyme is used again […]
CHS congratulates our Students of the Quarter for first quarter! These students were selected by our faculty to be honored for their fine work and contribution to the class.
CHS congratulates the students who earned our Excellence in Effort Award for 1st quarter.
Last week, Equine Advocates welcomed our third grade classes to their facility for some humane education and a tour. Located nearby in Chatham, Equine Advocates operates a sanctuary for rescued horses and other related animals. The classes spent 45 minutes in the sanctuary’s education center, where Humane Educator Colleen Cronin gave them a presentation on […]
An annual tradition at Chatham Middle School, the students honored local veterans with a special school assembly open to all veterans, current servicemen and servicewomen, and their families. This year’s Veteran Day Celebration was held November 9th and included remarks by students, staff, and a veteran guest speaker. Select choral students sang “The Star Spangled Banner” and the […]
To honor veterans, students from all 4th grade classes interviewed veterans to learn about their service to our country. Students then took the information and wrote essays about each veteran. The 4th grade invited the veterans who were interviewed into their classrooms on November 7th, where the students read their essays, discussed the meaning of Veteran’s Day, and […]
Chatham Middle School traveled to Taconic Hills CSD on November 6 to attend a powerful assembly with former WWE wrestling champ Marc Mero. Mero’s moving “Champion of Choices” presentation addressed issues like bullying, suicide prevention, and substance abuse by examining good and bad life choices, the importance of positive relationships, and meaningful goal-setting to help students realize […]