School Resource Deputy Ian Boehme

Chatham CSD has a New SRD

Please welcome our new School Resource Deputy, Ian Boehme. Deputy Boehme is an experienced SRD and someone who is very familiar with our school and community; he grew up in Chatham and attended Chatham Central Schools…

two girls question witness during trial at CMS

Students Find Conviction in “Trial of the Summer”

As the finale to Chatham Middle School’s CSI Summer Academy, students put their theories to the test in a made-for-TV courtroom showdown, complete with uncooperative witnesses and bad hairdos. Over the summer, the students had investigated the apparent murder of local Pizza magnate Papa John. Originally thought to be dead after he was found unresponsive […]

Investigator Dunspaugh shows student how to lift fingerprints from a pane of glass

CSI Chatham

A mystery is unfolding at CMS this summer and students are using science, math, reading, & writing to solve it!

Mike Burns

Burns New Principal at CMS

This July, Chatham Middle School welcomed Michael Burns as the school’s new principal. Previously, Mr. Burns was the assistant principal at MED.

four students pose with their ballon-pop game

Math Carnival

An annual end-of-school-year project for the seventh grade is to host their “Math Carnival” for the fifth and sixth grades.

student talking with FASNY resident

NJHS Service Projects

Chatham Middle School’s National Junior Honor Society chapter completed several community service projects this spring. They visited the FASNY Firemen’s Home in Hudson with music instruments to put on a concert for the residents. They also made their own Jeopardy-style game to play with the residents. On another trip, they did some gardening at Katchkie Farms […]

CMS Wellness Day

Doctors, fitness trainers, food and nutrition educators, and many other experts in their fields visited the school.

Living History Day

As part of the seventh grade’s Living History Day, the 2nd Regiment Albany County Militia, a reenactment group based out of Schenectady, visited the school to immerse the students in 18th century life.