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MED House Activity Day

During a surprise assembly on December 18, MED announced its new House structure. Students were assigned to one of four houses – House Red, Green, Blue, or Purple – in which they will participate in new House Activity Day events together. Each house has a mix of students from pre-k through grade five, and every […]

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Eating Healthy Starts With Learning How To Cook

Guest educators from the Sylvia Center at Katchkie Farm in Kinderhook lead a nutrition lesson for the 8th grade Family and Consumer Sciences class, which included the students making a healthy kale salad using fresh ingredients and learning how to safely use kitchen utensils.

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Holiday Mentor Feast

A tradition at CMS, students and mentors from the CMS mentoring program gathered together to enjoy a holiday feast before the holiday break. Along with turkey and all the trimmings, they enjoyed spending time together as a group and playing bingo. The mentor program pairs students with adult mentors from the community.  

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Wacky Science

The Wacky Science Show’s Sean “The Prankster” Doolan brought some quirky & crazy science experiments to MED on December 16. With lots of comedy, surprises, and audience participation, the show was a big hit with students and a fun way to learn about chemistry, physics, and The Scientific Method. This assembly was sponsored by the […]

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Volunteering at the Food Pantry

The CHS Life Skills class helps out at the Ghent Food Pantry every Wednesday. The students join the volunteers there to stock the shelves, fridge and freezer, and also fill orders and take them out to people’s cars.  

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“E-M-P-H-A-T-I-C” Spells Win for 6th Grader

Liam Drowne, a sixth grader at Chatham Middle School, is Chatham Central School District’s newest Spelling Champion. During CCSD’s Spelling Bee December 12, Liam correctly spelled “emphatic” to clinch the title and earn a spot at the Capital Region Spelling Bee held at Proctor’s Theatre in Schenectady on February 4! Eighth grader Lucia Bigelow and […]