teacher and students sitting on floor looking at card with red robin and Spanish word Rojo

Spanish in Kindergarten

Young children pick up languages very quickly, and learning Spanish is now part of our kindergartners’ regular studies! Once a week, Spanish teacher Jennifer Powell visits each kindergarten class for fun-filled lessons, games and songs that familiarize students with español. This new language-learning initiative is the first to be rolled out in Chatham’s Spanish in […]

Mr. Loomis shaking hands with Olivia Canning in front of stock market board

Canning Earns Stock Market Trophy

Chatham High School’s Fall 2020 Stock Market Game wrapped up recently with sophomore Alivia Canning as the winner. Her overall return on investment was 8.7% – in just five weeks! In Financial Literacy classes each semester, students learn about investing through a virtual simulation. Each student is allocated $100,000 to invest in the market as […]

sixth graders Josie Eugenio and Cooper Steltz, seventh graders Emily Gaylord and Holden Spock, and eighth graders Sarah Harrison and Owen Zaik.

December Students of the Month

Chatham Middle School has named the following students as December’s Students of the Month, who the CMS faculty selected based on their effort and good character. Congratulations to (left to right) sixth graders Josiah Eugenio and Cooper Steltz, seventh graders Emily Gaylord and Holden Spock, and eighth graders Sarah Harrison and Owen Zaik.

Cortney Lovell standing in front of screen speaking to class in front of

The Science of Addiction

Cortney Lovell, who is an outspoken advocate for addiction recovery supports and a person in long-term recovery herself, visited CMS on January 9 to speak with our 8th grade Health students about addiction. Along with discussing the science behind substance dependency, she shared with them her personal story of addiction, the hope of recovery, and […]

Pep Rally

CHS held pep rally January 10, 2019 to get amped for our Panther Pride Day on January 11. The freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes, and teachers took on one another in a dodge ball and tug-of-war showdown.

students making sandwiches at table

Helping the Homeless

On January 9, the CMS Service Club made over 200 sandwiches that went to homeless agencies in Albany. January is a busy time for shelters due to “code blues” that go into effect due to cold weather.  

4th Grade Music Informance Jan. 24

Our fourth grade band and orchestra program will play a few tunes and discuss what the students have been working on this year. Friday, January 24, 9:00 a.m. in the MED cafeteria.

Paige Lee-Eaton and Mrs. Williams

Dress Like a Teacher Day

CHS is holding a spirit week leading up to Panther Pride Day on January 11. Each day features a different dress-up theme leading up to a pep rally at the end of the week. Here are a few photos from Tuesday’s theme, which was “Dress Like a Teacher Day!”

Grade 6 Concert Jan. 22

It may be cold outside, but music warms the heart! Chatham Middle School presents our Grade 6 Concert on Wednesday, January 22, 7:00 p.m. in the CMS Auditorium. The show will feature the sixth grade’s orchestra, band, and chorus.