Social Media Letter to Parents from Mr. Burns

March 15, 2020 Dear CMS Families, Recently, we have had conversations with students in regard to poor choices made with social media platforms and hate speech. Many of our students, your children, are using their cell phones to join online chat groups and engage in hate speech, which some think is OK because it is […]

4th Quarter Intention Letter from Mr. Thorsen

(March 11, 2021) Greetings Chatham High School Families, I hope this email finds you well. With the fourth quarter quickly approaching (begins April 19) I would like to determine how many of our remote students are interested in returning to in-person hybrid instruction. One of our goals for the remainder of the school year is […]

CMS Learning Change Requests Due March 12

(March 2020) Dear Families, If you are not making any changes to your child’s learning, please do not respond to this notice. THIS IS A REMINDER: Should you choose to have your child(ren) return to in-person learning at the beginning of the 4th marking period, OR if you want your child to move from in-person […]

MED & CMS Fully Remote Friday, Feb. 26

(February 25, 2021) Dear MED & CMS Families, I am writing to inform you that this Friday, February 26, 2021 will be a fully-remote learning day for all elementary and middle school students. I apologize for the short notice, but our District just received notification this morning about a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic for education […]

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported at CKC

(February 23, 2021) Dear Chatham Families, Chatham Kids Club has notified us that an individual associated with their program has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. This case does not require contact tracing within the Chatham Kids Club program or our school setting. While Kids Club is not a Chatham Central School District program and […]

COVID-19 Update February 12 – Positive Case Reported

(February 12, 2021) Dear Chatham Families, We have been notified that an employee at Mary E. Dardess Elementary School has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The employee last worked on February 9. Our District assisted the Columbia County Department of Health (DOH) in conducting contact tracing and we have identified and notified all close […]

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Winter Sports Tryout/Practice Schedule

Attention Chatham athletes: We were giving the green light to start practicing – here is the tryout/practice schedule for the next few days….first day is Thursday, Feb 11. Spread the word! MASKS ARE MANDATORY! Please do not forget them. Make sure you wait outside the gym/cafeteria (socially distanced) until the coach is there to do […]