Coronavirus (COVID-19) Communications Archive

2020-21 School Year

8th Grade Moving-up Ceremony Information (June 8, 2021)

COVID-19 Protocols, Including Mask Wearing, Remain In Place Monday, June 7 (June 6, 2021)

Grade 8 Moving Up June 18 (May 25, 2021)

12 & Over Vaccine Clinic June 2 at Chatham Fairgrounds (May 21, 2021)

NYDOH Guidelines Still Require Masks on School Campuses (May 19, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported (May 18, 2021)

June Regents Exams (May 18, 2021)

Patroon Conference Schools End Spectator Limit for Outdoor Sports (May 14, 2021)

8th Grade Moving Up June 18 (May 11, 2021)

COVID-19 Vaccinations – Parent Interest Survey for ages 12-15 (May 5, 2021)

Update Regarding June Regents and Final Exams at CHS (May 5, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported (May 4, 2021)

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic May 5 at Chatham Fairgrounds (May 3, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported (April 30, 2021) 

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported (April 29, 2021)

Change in MS & HS Lunch Program (April 28, 2021)

NYS Testing Information for Remote CMS Students (April 20, 2021)

Parent Survey – Potential Vaccination Clinic for HS Students (April 20, 2021)

Quarter 4 Letter to CMS Parents (April 16, 2021)

CHS In-person Learning April 19, 2021 (April 16, 2021)

Updated Social Distancing for PE & Music (April 16, 2021)

CMS Learning Change Requests Due March 12 (March 3, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported (April 12, 2021)

Letter From Mr. Thorsen on In-person Learning (April 1, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case at CKC (March 22, 2021)

Grades 3-8 NYS Assessments (March 18, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – CHS Shifts to Remote Learning March 18-22 (March 17, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Cases Reported, March 20 Varsity Football Game Canceled (March 15, 2021)

MED Playground Notice from Mrs. Reno (March 11, 2021)

4th Quarter Intention Letter from Mr. Thorsen (March 11, 2021)

Letter from Mr. Burns Concerning CMS 4th Quarter (March 9, 2021)

MED & CMS Fully-Remote March 26 (March 5, 2021) 

MED & CMS Fully Remote Friday, Feb. 26 (Feb. 25, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported at CKC (Feb. 23, 2021)

Chatham Athletics Covid-19 Testing Procedures (Feb. 19, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported (Feb. 12, 2021)

Update on Staff Vaccinations & Quarantine Requirements (Feb. 12, 2021)

Winter Sports Tryout/Practice Schedule (Feb. 10, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported (Feb. 9, 2021) 

Winter Sports Update – Sign Up Now! (Feb. 8, 2021)

CMS/CHS Fully Remote Feb. 12 (Feb. 5, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – 7th Grade Fully Remote Through Feb. 5, Positive Case Reported at MED (Feb. 1, 2021) 

COVID-19 Update – CMS Fully Remote Monday, Feb. 1 (Jan. 31, 2021)

Columbia County DOH Requirements for High-risk Sports (Jan. 29, 2021)

COVID-19 Update: Positive Case Reported (Jan. 28, 2021)

Update on High Risk Winter Sports (Jan. 26, 2021)

COVID-19 Update: Positive Cases Reported (Jan. 26, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Cases Reported (Jan. 25, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported (Jan. 22, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Cases Reported (Jan. 21, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Cases Reported (Jan. 20, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Cases Reported (Jan. 19, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Cases Reported (Jan. 12, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Cases Reported (Jan. 11, 2021)

CCSD Pivots to Remote Learning January 11-22 (Jan. 8, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported (Jan. 7, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Cases Reported (Jan. 6, 2021)

Requests to Switch to Remote Learning (Jan. 5, 2021)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported (Dec. 22, 2020)

All Schools Fully Remote Dec. 23 (Dec. 22, 2020)

Cluster Zone Testing Requirements for Schools (Dec. 18, 2020)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Cases Reported (Dec. 16, 2020)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Cases Reported/CHS Fully Remote Dec. 16-23 (Dec. 15, 2020)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported (Dec. 14, 2020)

NYSPHSAA Cancels Winter State Championships, Postpones High-Risk Sports (Dec. 11, 2020) 

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported (Dec. 9, 2020)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Case Reported (Dec. 8, 2020)

COVID-19 Update – Positive Cases Reported (Nov. 23, 2020)

Help Stop the Spread (November 20, 2020)

NYSPHSAA Postpones High-Risk Winter Sports to January 4 (November 17, 2020)

Board Moves to Virtual Meetings (November 13, 2020)

Free Meals for the School Year! (November 4, 2020)

Winter Sports Update/Sign Up Information (November 3, 2020)

Please Celebrate Halloween Safely (October 30, 2020)

Note to MED Families from Mrs. Reno (October 16, 2020)

Returning to School After an Illness Resources (October 15, 2020)

2nd Quarter/Trimester Change-to-Learning-Plan Requests (October 14, 2020)

i-Ready Webinar October 5 & 6 (October 5, 2020)

November 3 Fully-Remote for MED Students (October 5, 2020)

Letter to Families on Return to In-Person Learning (October 2, 2020)

Letter to Families on Remote Learning (October 2, 2020)

Acceptable Masks/Face Coverings for School (October 2, 2020)

Grade 8 October Letter (October 2, 2020)

Grade 7 October Letter (October 2, 2020)

Grade 6 October Letter (October 2, 2020)

CHS Practices & Procedures for In-person Learning (October 1, 2020)

What to do if Your Child is Sick (September 25, 2020)

7th Grade Welcome Back Letter (September 25, 2020)

8th Grade Welcome Back Letter (September 25, 2020)

Welcome Back Letter to 6th Grade (September 24, 2020)

Welcome Back Letter to CHS Students (September 24, 2020)

CHS Zoom Meetings (September 18, 2020)

MED Drop-Off and Pick-Up Plan (September 15, 2020)

Free Meals for All Students (September 15, 2020)

CMS Student Schedule Update (September 11, 2020)

Information for Senior Questar Students (September 11, 2020)

Welcome Back to Learning from Dr. DeAngelo (September 11, 2020)

CMS Letter on Sept. 14-25 Remote Learning Period (September 10, 2020)

CHS Letter on Sept. 14-25 Remote Learning Period (September 10, 2020)

Fall Sports Information (September 10, 2020)

COVID-19 Update (September 9, 2020)

Reopening Letter to Kindergarten Families (September 4, 2020)

Reopening Letter to Grade 1-5 Families (September 4, 2020)

Chromebook Pick Up Available Sept. 9 & 11 (September 4, 2020) 

Letter to 6th Grade About Reopening (September 2, 2020)

Letter to 7th Grade About Reopening (September 2, 2020)

Letter to 8th Grade About Reopening (September 2, 2020)

Food Service for Start of School (August 31, 2020)

Transportation Information for CTE/Questar III Programs (August 28, 2020)

Reopening Information & Dates (August 28, 2020)

Reopening Q&A for Students (September 2, 2020)

MED Chromebook Pick Up Sept. 2-4 (August 26, 2020)

Updates on Reopening (August 14, 2020)

Town Hall Meeting on Reopening August 17 (August 12, 2020)

Remote Learning Request (August 10, 2020)

Town Hall Meeting on Reopening August 12 (August 3, 2020)

Message from Mr. Burns on Reopening, Yearbooks (July 23, 2020)

Reopening of School Town Hall Meeting July 27 (July 21, 2020)

Fall Sports Delayed (July 21, 2020)

Update on Reopening Plan – Take Our Survey (July 17, 2020)

Update on School Reopening Planning (July 9, 2020)

Looking Forward to Next Year (June 19, 2020)

2019-20 School Year

Class of 2020 Graduation Information (June 12)

Letter to Parents About Summer Food Service (June 11)

5th Grade Moving Up June 11 (May 27)

Letter from Mr. Burns on 8th Grade Moving Up (May 26)

End of the School Year Updates (May 21)

Personal Belongings Pick-up May 26 & 27 (May 19)

End of School Year Grading and Reporting (May 14)

Update on 6th Grade Orientation from Mr. Burns (May 13)

Budget Hearing May 26 (May 8)

Board of Ed. Candidate Petitions Due May 11 (May 7)

SAT & ACT Updates (May 5)

School Budget Vote & Board of Ed. Election June 9 (May 4)

Board Meeting Rescheduled to May 19 (May 4)

Schools Closed for Remainder of 2019-20 School Year (May 1)

Kindergarten Screening Canceled (April 21)

School Closure Extended Through May 15 (April 16)

Message from Dr. DeAngelo (April 15)

Update on Regents, Field Trips, Concerts & Wellness (April 10)

Junior Prom Postponed (April 10)

School Closure Extended until April 29, June Regents Exams Canceled (April 6)

Update on Spring Break, Continuing Instruction Online (April 1)

Employee Rights Notice (April 1)

Child Care Needs for Essential Workers Survey – Second Request (March 31)

Budget Vote, Board Elections Postponed (March 31)

School Closure Extended to April 15 (March 27)

School Closure Update: Technical Support, Playgrounds, Questions About Return (March 25)

CCSD Special Education Services During School Closure (March 20, 2020)

Coronavirus Update: Staying Home, State Testing, Staffing (March 20)

Emergency Child Care for First Responders (March 19)

CCSD Expands Children’s Meal Program (March 19)

Learning Materials Update (March 18)

School Cancellation Extended Through April 1 (March 17)

All Classes Canceled March 16-27 (March 15)

Coronavirus Update (March 13)

Letter from Superintendent on Coronavirus (February 28)