Arts & Entertainment

Chatham Students Bring Home the Hardware from Governor's Theatre Awards Competition

Chatham High School Theatre students won a number of awards at Governor's competition on Saturday Credits: CHS
Chatham students Charlie Thomson and Colin Walsh won first place in Comedic Pairs Credits: CHS
Chatham students Eitan Miller and Adi Roy won sixth place for Dramatic Pairs Credits: CHS
Chatham student Lilly McGrath won Best Actress for her role as Alice Sycamore Credits: CHS
Chatham student Natalie Miggins was named a finalist in Dramatic Monologue Credits: CHS
Chatham students ccLiz Stuart and Mikey Behr won first place for Improvisational Pairs, Credits: CHS

Chatham High School Theatre won a number of awards from the STANJ/Governor's Awards competition at Rutgers this past Saturday.

"You Can't Take It With You" earned fourth place Scene, with Lilly McGrath winning Best Actress for her role as Alice Sycamore. Natalie Miggins also was named a finalist in Dramatic Monologue.

Several pairs also garnered recognition. Liz Stuart and Mikey Behr won first place Improvisational Pairs, and Charlie Thomson and Colin Walsh won first place Comedic Pairs. Eitan Miller and Adi Roy won sixth place for Dramatic Pairs.

“I am so incredibly proud of the CHS Theatre students," Laura Russo, CHS Theatre teacher, said. "They spent hours rehearsing and preparing for this year's competition. We competed against 25 schools--most much larger than ours--and still managed to win three of the seven Governor's Awards. That's a huge accomplishment.”

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News


Mike Czech – One of Chatham’s Hidden Gems….

On a warm sunny day, back in 2008, at Southern Boulevard Elementary School stood a very tall man (6.5” to be exact!), soft-spoken, warm and friendly as he was surrounded by a whole group of children running around him (at his knees).

His name was Mike Czech and he was teaching the kids how to play a game on the open court.   I introduced myself to help assist him as a fellow ...

SURVIVING A STROKE: Quick Medical Response Gives Mom Her Life Back

Carotid artery dissection. It’s one of the most common causes of stroke in younger adults.

And while you might not associate the word “stroke” with younger patients, the condition – if not treated immediately – could lead to paralysis and even death.

Lindsey Singh can attest to the importance of immediacy. The 31-year-old mother of two from Flanders experienced ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 15

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn some important tips for controlling and avoiding diabetes from an Atlantic Health System expert, see how Atlantic Health is advancing cutting-edge research, hear what’s being done to keep health care environmentally friendly and much more!


Chatham High Tech Club Places Third at Thomas Edison Invention Challenge

May 25, 2018

The Tech Club at Chatham High School placed third in the 8th annual Thomas Edison Invention Challenge this year.

To a festive crowd of parents, students, teachers and invited guests, the winners of the Thomas Edison Invention Challenge were announced and celebrated at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park (“Edison Park”).

The contest celebrated inventors from across the ...