Please note that Friday, December 22 is the first day of our Holiday Recess and there will be no classes on that day. The print version of our calendar shows December 22 as a regular day of school, which is an error. Students return from break on January 2. Please be sure to update your calendars!
Chatham Middle School’s National Junior Honor Society invites senior citizens to our annual Holiday Luncheon at CMS on Thursday, December 14 starting at 9:45 a.m. The event includes a holiday concert put on by CMS music students in the auditorium followed by lunch and bingo (and a visit from Santa!) in the gym. Guests are asked to RSVP with Amanda Rustick in the guidance office at 518-392-1560 Ext. 2005. Don’t miss this community favorite event!
Calendar update: Please note that the early dismissal times for CMS parent conferences have changed from the time listed on our print calendar. On November 20 & 21, CMS will dismiss students at 11:15 a.m. Please be sure to mark your calendars!
Notice is hereby given that the annual inspection for the 2023-24 school year of the school buildings of the Chatham Central School District for fire hazards which might endanger the lives of students, teachers, and employees therein, has been completed and the report thereof is available at the office of the director of facilities, 50 Woodbridge Avenue, Chatham, NY 12037 for inspection by all interested persons.
CMS families: Please help us make Thanksgiving baskets for Chatham families in need! CMS will be donating Thanksgiving baskets this year with all the fixin's! To
help, please bring in rolls, potatoes, sweet potatoes, stuffing, gravy, desserts,
canned vegetables, cranberry sauce, paper plates, and napkins. Thank you!
Calendar update: our 2nd mandatory bus drills scheduled for Monday, November 13 (bus riders) and Tuesday, November 14 (walkers only) have been rescheduled to Thursday, November 16 and Friday, November 17, respectively. Please be sure to mark your calendars!
Chatham's Madeline Waring will be running in the NYS X-Country Championships Saturday, November 11, 9:30am at Vernon Verona Sherrill HS. Tickets for the meet can be purchased at https://gofan.co/event/1128469?schoolId=NYSPHSAA
- Go Panthers!
CMS invites veterans and their family members to be our honored guests at the school’s Veterans Day Celebration, held Thursday, November 9 in the CMS auditorium. The event includes a color guard of Ghent VFW and Chatham American Legion members, remarks by students and staff, musical performances by students, and featured guest speaker U.S. Army veteran Michael Hubert. A reception for guests will follow in the school library. Guests are asked to arrive at 8:45 a.m. For more info, please contact the CMS main office at 518-392-1560.
Chatham is need of a boys modified 9 volleyball head coach for this winter season. If you are interested, please email our athletic director, John Brantley, at email@example.com
October 26, 2023 - Today we practiced lockdown drills in our elementary and middle school buildings. We were assisted by officers from local law enforcement. The students and staff handled the drill very well and we would like to commend everyone on their attention to the matter. It is important that we periodically practice these drills as part of our regular safety procedures. Schools in New York are required to conduct a minimum of four lockdown drills each school year. If you have any questions, please contact your building principal.
Dairy Queen Night is Friday, November 3 from 3-7PM. Come out to Dairy Queen in Ghent to help support the 7th grade. DQ is generously donating 20% of its proceeds at that time. Be sweet - all you have to do is eat!
Calendar update: the Grade 6 Winter Concert originally scheduled for January 24 has been rescheduled to January 25, 2024.
Our Faculty Basketball Game is Wednesday, November 1 at 6pm, when CHS & CMS faculty take on MED faculty in the CHS gym. Suggested donation is $2 students/$5 adults. Proceeds benefit Chatham's Class of 2025.
As part of our Veterans Day Program, it’s time to share pictures of your family members who have served or are currently serving in the military. Please give or email your pictures to Mrs. Metrando no later than November 1, 2023. Please include your name, your relationship to the family member and your homeroom with the photo being turned in. If at all possible, please submit pictures with your loved ones in uniform. All pictures must be submitted before November 1st!
We are looking for a boys modified basketball coach - if interested please reach out to our athletic director, John Brantley, at Brantleyj@chatham.k12.ny.us
All Chatham Central schools are releasing students 15 minutes early today, October 6, for the annually required drill to practice emergency dismissal procedures.