COVID-19 Update Jan. 31, 2021- Positive Case Reported at CMS

(January 31, 2021) Dear Chatham families, This afternoon, the District learned of a Chatham Middle School student who has tested positive for COVID-19. The student was last on campus January 28. To allow time to perform the contact tracing and notification necessary for this case, the Middle School will switch to fully-remote learning for Monday, […]

COVID-19 Update Jan. 28 – Positive Case Reported 

(January 28, 2021) Dear Chatham Families, We were informed that a Mary E. Dardess Elementary School student has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. There is no need for contact tracing within the school setting as a result of this case. While we understand that you may want more details, privacy laws prohibit us from […]

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Update on High-Risk Winter Sports 

(January 26, 2021) The NYS Department of Health recently announced that high-risk winter sports (basketball, competitive cheerleading, and volleyball) may begin as soon as February 1, 2021 if approved by the local county departments of health. The Columbia County Department of Health has informed us that the positivity rate in Columbia County must be below […]

COVID-19 Update Jan. 26 – Positive Cases Reported

(January 26, 2021) Dear Chatham Families, We have been notified of two positive COVID-19 cases that affect our school district. A Chatham Central School District transportation employee has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Contact tracing in the school setting was required for this case. The employee last worked January 21. Our District assisted the […]

COVID-19 Update Jan. 25 – Positive Cases Reported

(January 25, 2021) Dear Chatham Families, We have been notified of two positive COVID-19 cases that affect our school district.  A Chatham High School student has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. There is no need for contact tracing within the school setting as a result of this case. A Chatham Central School District transportation […]

COVID-19 Update Jan. 22 – Positive Case Reported

(January 22, 2021) Dear Chatham Families, We have been notified that a Chatham Middle School student has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. There is no need for contact tracing within the school setting as a result of this case. While we understand that you may want more details, privacy laws prohibit us from sharing […]

COVID-19 Update Jan. 21 – Positive Cases Reported

(January 21, 2021) Dear Chatham Families, We have been notified that a Mary E. Dardess Elementary School employee and two Chatham High School students have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. There is no need for contact tracing within the school setting as a result of any of these cases. While we understand that you […]

Letter from Mr. Burns About Week of Jan. 25

(January 21, 2021) Dear CMS Families, Beginning this Monday, January 25th the Middle School will return to the hybrid model of learning. We will return to our original AA/BB bell schedule starting Monday. Students with the last names A-L will report in-person on Monday, M-Z on Tuesday, and so on. Please remember that we have a Professional […]