COVID-19 Update February 9 – Positive Case Reported 

(February 9, 2021) Dear Chatham Families, We were informed that a Chatham Central School District transportation employee 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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Winter Sports Update – Sign Up Now!

(February 8, 2021) Chatham Athletes and Families, In anticipation of Columbia County reaching a seven-day-rolling average positivity rate of 4%, we would like to make sure athletes who plan on trying out for a high school team this winter are signed up on Family ID ASAP. Pending the approval of the Columbia County Department of […]

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CHS Music Program Awarded $2,500 State Farm Grant

Music is a great way to connect! The Chatham High School music program was recently awarded one of forty grants provided by the New York State Farm Teacher Assist program, which supports innovative teaching ideas. Chatham’s Music Department has been focused on social-emotional learning (SEL) in and through music, recognizing that students need support now […]

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CMS Honor Roll – 2nd Quarter

Chatham Middle School announces our honor roll for the second quarter of the 2020-21 school year. 6th Grade Honor Roll: Hunter Bevens, Annaleigh Butts, Jackson Carl, Breidyn Dahlberg, Aiden Dallas, Sydney DeLuca, Khyler Herbest, Camila Jimenez-Morales, Taylor Kubisek, Sophia Middleton, Emily Moschini, Agustin Sanchez Jr, Landon VanAlstyne, Evelynn Visconti, Cloe Wall, Riley Wilson 6th Grade […]

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 […]