COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported

(December 22, 2020) Dear Chatham Families, We were informed that a CCSD transportation employee has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. This impacts a bus run that transports a small number of out-of-district-placed students only. The employee last worked on December 16. Our District assisted the Columbia County Department of Health (DOH) today in conducting […]

All Schools Fully Remote Dec. 23

(December 22, 2020) Dear Chatham Families, Due to an unprecedented strain on staffing levels caused by a variety of reasons, all Chatham schools will pivot to fully-remote learning for Wednesday, December 23, 2020. This applies to all students in all grades. While I know this may be a considerable inconvenience for many of our families, […]

Virtual Fall Festival of Shakespeare Dec. 18-20

Shakespeare & Company presents its Virtual Fall Festival of Shakespeare, which premiers Friday, December 18 at 6:00 p.m. and runs through Sunday, December 20. Two Chatham seniors are participating in this special online-only festival, a reimagined version of the Company’s annual Fall Festival of Shakespeare of which Chatham High School is a regular participant. Register […]

COVID-19 Update – Positive Cases Reported

(December 16, 2020) Dear Chatham Families, We were informed that two CCSD transportation employees have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. This impacts a bus run that transports a small number of out-of-district-placed students only. The employees last worked on December 11. Our District assisted the Columbia County Department of Health (DOH) today in conducting […]

COVID-19 Update – Positive Cases Reported/CHS Fully Remote Dec. 16-23  

(December 15, 2020) Dear Chatham Families, We were informed about two positive COVID-19 cases affecting Chatham High School.  A CHS student tested positive for the virus. The student was last on campus on December 10 and became symptomatic less than 48 hours later. Our District is assisting the Columbia County Department of Health (DOH) in […]

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported 

(December 14, 2020) Dear Chatham Families, We were informed that a Mary E. Dardess Elementary School staff member has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The staff member was last on campus on December 4. The Columbia County Department of Health (DOH) has informed us that because more than 48 hours passed between when the […]

NYSPHSAA Announces the Cancellation of All Winter State Championships; High-Risk Sports Postponed Until Authorization is Provided

LATHAM, NY –The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) announces the cancellation of all 2021 Winter State Championships and the postponement of all high-risk sports until authorization is granted by state officials. The NYSPHSAA Officers rendered these decisions with input from the NYSPHSAA membership and the 11 Section Executive Directors. “When examining […]

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported

(December 9, 2020) Dear Chatham Families, We were informed today that a Chatham High School student has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The student was last on campus on November 30. The Columbia County Department of Health (DOH) has informed us that, because more than 48 hours passed between when the student was last […]

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported

(December 8, 2020) Dear Chatham Families, We were informed today that a Mary E. Dardess Elementary School student tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The student was last on campus on December 2. The Columbia County Department of Health (DOH) has informed us that, due to the length of time that passed between when the […]