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The last day to request an ad in the yearbook is Friday, December 8. If you have any questions, please contact Elizabeth Pegarella at email@example.com
. Space is limited, so don't miss out!
Please note that Friday, December 22 is the first day of our Holiday Recess and there will be no classes on that day. The print version of our calendar shows December 22 as a regular day of school, which is an error. Students return from break on January 2. Please be sure to update your calendars!
Chatham Middle School’s National Junior Honor Society invites senior citizens to our annual Holiday Luncheon at CMS on Thursday, December 14 starting at 9:45 a.m. The event includes a holiday concert put on by CMS music students in the auditorium followed by lunch and bingo (and a visit from Santa!) in the gym. Guests are asked to RSVP with Amanda Rustick in the guidance office at 518-392-1560 Ext. 2005. Don’t miss this community favorite event!
Notice is hereby given that the annual inspection for the 2023-24 school year of the school buildings of the Chatham Central School District for fire hazards which might endanger the lives of students, teachers, and employees therein, has been completed and the report thereof is available at the office of the director of facilities, 50 Woodbridge Avenue, Chatham, NY 12037 for inspection by all interested persons.
Don’t miss Chatham’s final performance of Much Ado About Nothing on Sunday, November 19, 3:30 p.m. at the Tina Packer Playhouse in Lenox, Massachusetts as part of Shakespeare & Company’s 2023 Fall Festival of Shakespeare. Both in-house seating and live streaming options are available. Tickets are $16 for general audiences and $10 for students. For tickets and information visit Shakespeare.org or call 413-637-3353.
Calendar update: our 2nd mandatory bus drills scheduled for Monday, November 13 (bus riders) and Tuesday, November 14 (walkers only) have been rescheduled to Thursday, November 16 and Friday, November 17, respectively. Please be sure to mark your calendars!
Chatham's Madeline Waring will be running in the NYS X-Country Championships Saturday, November 11, 9:30am at Vernon Verona Sherrill HS. Tickets for the meet can be purchased at https://gofan.co/event/1128469?schoolId=NYSPHSAA
- Go Panthers!
CMS invites veterans and their family members to be our honored guests at the school’s Veterans Day Celebration, held Thursday, November 9 in the CMS auditorium. The event includes a color guard of Ghent VFW and Chatham American Legion members, remarks by students and staff, musical performances by students, and featured guest speaker U.S. Army veteran Michael Hubert. A reception for guests will follow in the school library. Guests are asked to arrive at 8:45 a.m. For more info, please contact the CMS main office at 518-392-1560.
October 27, 2023 - Today we practiced a lockdown drill in our high school building. We were assisted by officers from local law enforcement. We periodically practice lockdown drills as part of our regular safety procedures. Schools in New York are required to conduct a minimum of four lockdown drills each school year. We applaud our students and staff for their attention to this matter. If you have any questions, please contact your building principal.
Chatham is need of a boys modified 9 volleyball head coach for this winter season. If you are interested, please email our athletic director, John Brantley, at firstname.lastname@example.org
October 26, 2023 - Today we practiced lockdown drills in our elementary and middle school buildings. We were assisted by officers from local law enforcement. The students and staff handled the drill very well and we would like to commend everyone on their attention to the matter. It is important that we periodically practice these drills as part of our regular safety procedures. Schools in New York are required to conduct a minimum of four lockdown drills each school year. If you have any questions, please contact your building principal.
Our girls varsity soccer team is headed to the Section 2 Class C semifinals! They play Waterford Saturday, October 28, 1PM at Mechanicville HS. Purchase tickets in advance on the Section 2 GoFan site https://gofan.co/app/school/NYSPHSAAII
. There are no cash purchases, but smartphones or credit cards can be used to purchase tickets at the door. The game will be live streamed on the Mechanicville City School District YouTube Channel live feed at https://www.youtube.com/@mechanicvillecityschooldis1284/streams
- there will be no direct link until game starts. Go Panthers!
Today's (Oct. 20) girls varsity soccer sectional game has been relocated to the Hudson High School turf field. Game time is 3:30 p.m. - Go Panthers!
Dairy Queen Night is Friday, November 3 from 3-7PM. Come out to Dairy Queen in Ghent to help support the 7th grade. DQ is generously donating 20% of its proceeds at that time. Be sweet - all you have to do is eat!
Calendar update: the Grade 5 Winter Concert originally scheduled for January 10 has been rescheduled to January 11, 2024.
Calendar update: the Grade 6 Winter Concert originally scheduled for January 24 has been rescheduled to January 25, 2024.
Our Faculty Basketball Game is Wednesday, November 1 at 6pm, when CHS & CMS faculty take on MED faculty in the CHS gym. Suggested donation is $2 students/$5 adults. Proceeds benefit Chatham's Class of 2025.
The MED PTA hosts its Trunk-or-Treat event Saturday, October 21 from 4-6pm in the MED parking lot. This is a fun, safe event that is always a good time!