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6th Grade Drive Benefits Shelters

Chatham Middle School’s 6th grade key communicators organized a hygiene item drive for area homeless shelters. They would like to thank the entire 6th grade for the many items that were donated!

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V/JV Spring Sports Tryout Schedule

Varsity and JV spring sports start Sunday, April 25. Dates and times are listed for tryouts (rest-of-week schedule will be given by coaches)  Varsity & JV Baseball   Sunday April 25th – 5:00 -7:30 at the LL Complex Monday April 26th – 5:00 -7:30 at the LL Complex  Varsity Softball  Sunday April 25th- 8:00-11:00 at Middle […]

Quarter 4 Letter to CMS Parents

(April 16, 2021) Dear CMS Parents, This is a reminder that Monday is the start of marking period 4. It is also the first day in a long time that many of our students will be back full time. There has been a lot of planning that has taken place for this to work. All […]

CHS In-person Learning April 19, 2021

(April 16, 2021) Greetings CHS Families, As we continue to work with our neighboring school districts and the Columbia County Department of Health to interpret the NYS guidelines, it has become clear that we are unable to make the social distancing transition from six feet to three feet at this time. We will continue to […]

Unused Snow Days Give Back – District Closed May 28

In consideration of the fact that we do not anticipate needing all of the emergency closing days planned for the 2020-21 school calendar, we are modifying the calendar. All Chatham CSD schools and offices will be closed on Friday, May 28, 2021 and therefore students should not report for in-person or remote learning on this […]

Updated Social Distancing for PE & Music

New guidance on social distancing for music and physical education programs in schools. (April 16, 2021) Dear CCSD Families, We wanted to make you aware that the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has provided some new guidance on social distancing for music and physical education programs in schools. Physical Education Department ​​​​​​​The new […]

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CHS Medical Club Tackles Mental Health

The CHS Medical Club welcomed guest speaker Kameron Decker via a Google meet on April 2. Kameron works with the REACH Center, which is part of the Mental Health Association of Columbia-Greene Counties. The students were very interested in learning about mental health. As the club members’ goal outcome of the meeting was to be […]

Update on In-person Learning at CHS

(April 14, 2020) Greetings CHS Families, In my last communication with you I indicated that I would be hoping to invite more students back to in-person learning for the 4th quarter. I am sure that many of you have seen reports of a change in guidance for schools about social distancing and we have received […]

2021 Best Communities for Music Education Seal

CCSD Music Department Gains National Recognition

Chatham Central School District has been honored with a Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.  The NAMM Foundation awards The Best Communities for Music Education designation to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in their efforts to provide music access and education to all students. […]

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Gratitude Board

Some of our second and fourth graders have been hard at work learning about gratitude! They created these hearts as a way to remind everyone why they have so much gratitude for all of the staff at MED!