Remote Learning Request

Dear Chatham Parents, Families are now able to choose a remote-only option for instruction during the 2020-21 school year. The plan is currently in development, and families will have more information in the coming weeks. At a minimum, our plan is to provide learning experiences which may include: synchronous live video lessons, pre-recorded video lessons […]

Governor Authorizes Schools to Reopen

(August 7, 2020) Today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that all schools in New York State are authorized to reopen this fall and that individual school districts will have flexibility in determining how they will reopen and deliver instruction. With this announcement, Chatham Central School District can begin finalizing our plans for reopening and we […]

PTA School Supply Drive August 9

The MED PTA is holding its second two drive-thru drop off school supply events in the MED parking lot on Sunday, August 9, 12-4 p.m. The PTA wants like to make sure all teachers and students have access to the supplies they need for the upcoming year and has compiled a list of items that […]

Reopening Survey Responses

View the results of our July, 2020 survey concerning the reopening of our schools. This document and other information regarding reopening is posted to our Coronavirus Response & Resources Page

Reopening of School Town Hall Meeting July 27

Chatham Central School District invites our school community to a virtual Town Hall Meeting to discuss our planning for reopening school in September. The meeting will include an overview of the reopening guidelines recently released by the state, and our considerations for providing an education safely and effectively during the COVID-19 crisis. Time will be […]

Message from Mr. Burns on Reopening, Yearbooks

(July 23, 2020) Dear Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth Grade Families, First I hope you are all enjoying your summer and that you are safe and healthy. These past two weeks myself and Mike Stead have been calling families to check in and see how everyone is doing. We have also been answering questions about what […]

Mike Stead

Stead is New Assistant Principal at CMS

The Board of Education has appointed Mike Stead as Chatham Middle School’s new assistant principal. No stranger to Chatham Central Schools, Mr. Stead has for the past two years served as Chatham’s instructional innovation coach, where he worked closely with faculty and students district-wide to find innovative ways to strengthen teaching and learning. In 2017-18 […]

BOE Meeting August 11

The Board of Education has scheduled an additional meeting for Tuesday, August 11, 6:30 p.m. via video conference. The public may view the meeting via zoom webinar at: