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High School Aides at F.M. Kirby Children’s Center Head to College


The F.M. Kirby Children’s Center will miss 11 student aides as they head off to college in the fall.

Some of the aides were Kirby kids themselves.

Pictured L-R Bottom row: Tara Geier of Madison will attend University of Massachusetts at Amherst; Maura Fennelly of Madison will attend American University; Meredith Wentz of Florham Park will attend Quinnipiac University; Layla Covington of Madison will attend University of Delaware; Caroline Lassett of Madison will attend Bucknell University. Back row: Emily Yates of Madison will attend Davidson College; Maddie Dunn of Madison will attend University of Delaware; Sam North of Madison will attend University of Pittsburgh; Chloe Schorr of Madison will attend University of South Carolina; Melissa Barry of Madison will attend Fairfield University; not pictured is Amanda Galton of Madison who will attend University of Rhode Island.

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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 ...