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CMS Drama Club Presents: Be Careful What You Wish For

The Chatham Middle School Drama Club presents this year’s musical virtually! Written and directed by Columbia County Youth Theatre’s Edgar Acevedo, with help from MED’s own Cassidy Flanagan, Be Careful What You Wish For features student performances and original music written by CHS band teacher Jonathan Bintz. The story follows Kara, a middle-school-aged girl who is […]

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CMS Students of the Month

Chatham Middle School congratulates our students of the month! Our faculty nominated these students for this recognition based on their effort, character, and overall attitude toward school. 6th grade: Aiden Dallas, Lylah Rowe 7th grade: Michaela Johnson, Johann Kristen 8th grade: Phoenix Witherell, James Marotta Encore: Ethan Smith, Madison Melino

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CMS Honor Roll – 1st Quarter

Chatham Middle School announces its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2020-21 school year. 7th Grade Honor Roll: Eliza Braley, Kyle Clough, Josiah Eugenio, Sebastian Kramlich, Johann Kristen, Benjamin Levine, Conner Madsen, Emmy Martino, Larissa McMann, Madeleine Metrando, Gabriella Montana, Hunter Palmer, Tyler Palmer, Ellery Pierce, Mira Pierce, Annabelle Wright 7th Grade High […]

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Deputy Van Alstyne Lends Hand to CMS Guidance Programs

Our school resource deputy, Travis Van Alstyne, has been helping the CMS guidance program this month. He presented the NetSmartz cybersafety curriculum to our 6th graders, during which he reviewed with the students things like being safe on social media and video games, not engaging with strangers, not sharing pictures, addresses or other personal info, […]

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CMS Veterans Day Celebration

Chatham Middle School celebrates Veterans Day, 2020 with a special video honoring all veterans of our armed services. This year’s featured veteran is Medal of Honor recipient and Chatham graduate Frank R. Fratellenico.

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CMS Welcomes Newest Key Communicators

Congratulations to Chatham Middle School’s newest key communicators, who are sixth graders Bailey McShane, Amelia Strattman, Sage Schrader, Rosilee Forrest, Aden Wiessner, Dayaa Powell, Taylor Kubisek, Nicholas Lyons, Josephine Moore, Axel Vose, Riley Wilson, Bryanna Geerholt, Sydney DeLuca, and Mason Hutchinson. Key communicators in grades six through eight act as peer leaders and as liaisons […]

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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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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.