Chatham Middle School has selected sixth grader Liam Drowne’s design as the winner of the CMS Science/Technology Fair Logo Contest. His design becomes the official logo for the school’s 25th Annual Science/Technology Fair and will adorn the official program and other promotional materials for the event, which takes place March 11 in the CMS gym. […]
“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” — Edith Wharton The MED Knitting Club is embracing this idea by making hats for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Albany Medical Center. The club boasts 20 enthusiastic fifth graders who have a lot to be […]
Every student in Mary E. Dardess Elementary School’s fifth grade celebrated their successful completion of D.A.R.E. with a graduation ceremony held February 14. Students walked across the CHS stage to accept their certificates of completion from Principal Kristen Reno. D.A.R.E. educates students on how to make safe and responsible choices concerning drugs, violence, and in […]
Fourth grade competed in a Valentine’s Day catapult STEM challenge on February 14. Teams from each fourth grade class built catapults with the goal of launching a projectile (a candy heart) as far as possible, then took their contraptions to the hallway to put them to the test. The winners of this friendly competition were […]
The CMS Service Club headed to the Chatham Area Silent Food Pantry for a tour and overview with Pantry coordinator Julie Alexander. The students brought with them food items the collected to stock the shelves with.
Chatham High School’s Model Congress Club attended the 80th annual Model Congress at American International College (AIC) in Springfield, MA and again brought home the School Spirit Award for demonstrating the highest level of participation, enthusiasm, and team spirit! In January, Chatham joined ten other high schools from throughout the northeast to write, debate, and […]
Congratulation to Deputy Wendy Guntert for being named a News 10 Capital Region Remarkable Woman. Deputy Guntert teaches Chatham’s 5th grade DARE program.
For February’s Kindergarten STEM activity, students learned about Groundhog Day (this year, Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow and predicts an early spring). Students experimented with light by using flashlights to represent the sun and building structures to block the sunlight. Students then followed the activity to see if their chubby little rodents saw the […]
Giving is better than receiving! For their house challenge, the Green House visited Purple House classrooms to dish out ice cream and handmade greeting cards. This random act of kindness was done in the spirit of building unity between the houses. The smiles on their peers’ faces taught students the value of giving without the […]
Ten students from Chatham High School participated in the Jazz All-County Festival concert held February 6 at Germantown High School.