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New PLTW Course Has Students Making “Instant Designs”

Seventh grade Design and Modeling students recently put on their engineering hats to design, test and build a foot orthosis to aid a (theoretical) child with cerebral palsy. After learning about cerebral palsy, which affects a person’s movement and muscle coordination, it was up to the students to figure out a way to meet the […]

Be The Change Videos

Nov. 18-22, students will be watching the following videos in homeroom or class time and discussing the questions below. Nov. 18 “Generosity is Contagious Initiative” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_q8e9Q2Bks What would you do to help your community? What do you think is a need? How would you pay it forward? Nov. 19 “Kids with Character: Generosity” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poiJv43MQZA Do […]

The King of Hearts, Queen of Hearts, Alice, and the Cheshire Cat

CMS Presents “Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr.” Nov. 22-24

Friday, November 22 & Saturday, November 23 at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, November 24 at 2:00 p.m. Chatham Middle School Auditorium Tickets – $5 Wonderland Awaits You at Chatham Middle School! Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice and her Wonderland friends in one of literature’s most classic madcap adventures! Featuring updated songs from Disney’s thrilling […]

MED Sneaker Drive Fundraiser for Nature’s Classroom & PTA

MED’s Fifth Grade, in conjunction with the MED PTA, is holding an athletic shoe drive fundraiser beginning November 18th to raise money for the annual Nature’s Classroom trip and the MED PTA. We will earn funds based on the total quantity of pairs of gently worn, used and new sneakers collected. GotSneakers, a social enterprise, […]

Heather Damia

Heather Damia is National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has named Chatham High School senior Heather Damia a semifinalist in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. This honor recognizes Heather for the exceptional academic promise she demonstrated with her outstanding performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) last October. Out of over 1.5 million students who […]

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Kindness Day

The 4th and 2nd grades celebrated World Kindness Day (Nov. 13) together at MED. Fourth graders created cards for the 2nd graders and then buddied up with them to spend time together at the end of the day. The students created a banner with their handprints pledging to spread kindness!

8th graders Ewan Ferrier and Liana Warner, 7th graders Jordon Radley and Landon Frederick, and 6th graders Gianna Devito and Owen Wilber.

October Students of the Month

Chatham Middle School has named the following students as October’s Students of the Month. The CMS faculty selected these students based on their effort and good character. Congratulations to (left to right) 8th graders Ewan Ferrier and Liana Warner, 7th graders Jordin Radley and Landen Frederick, and 6th graders Gianna DeVito and Owen Wilber.   […]

Veterans and students folding U.S. flag

CMS Honors Veterans

Chatham Middle School students honored local veterans with a special assembly open to area veterans, current servicemen and servicewomen, and their families. This year’s Veterans Day Celebration was held November 8th and included remarks by Superintendent Sal DeAngelo, CMS Principal Mike Burns, students, staff, and a featured veteran speaker, Brian Simmons. Mr. Simmons, who was […]