Chatham Handyman Builds Set for Chatham Middle School Production of Willy Wonka Jr.; Opens Thursday, Jan. 18

January 14, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Jean-Eudes Haeringer is the proud parent of an Oompa Loompa, 7th grader Jean-Cordell, who will be performing in the Chatham Middle School production of Willy Wonka Jr. that opens Thursday.

But he's also very interested in seeing the set and props used during the play since he made them with his own hands.

"Yes, I'm excited to see the play," ...

Chatham's Coffey Wins Oscar W. Rittenhouse Memorial Scholarship from the Morris County Prosecutor's Association

Emma Marie Coffey of Chatham is the recipient of the Oscar W. Rittenhouse Memorial Scholarship, which was announced on Wednesday by the Morris County Prosecutor's Office.

Coffey is currently finishing her undergraduate studies at Boston College and plans to attend law school there, following her graduation.

In the past, Coffey was a Victim Witness Advocate for the Cambridge ...

Chatham High Seniors Stuart and Behr Win First Place Governor's Award for Improvisation

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Chatham High seniors Elizabeth Stuart and Mikey Behr earned first place in the category of Improvisational Pairs last Saturday at the 2018 NJ Governor's Awards Theatre Competition held at Montclair State University.

Stuart and Behr were joined by eight other award winners from Chatham High, which included: seniors Charlie Thomson and Owen LaChance, who placed ...

Taxpayer Budget Vote, Health Care Costs, Cell Phone Use Brought Up During Public Commentary at Chatham BOE Meeting

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham resident Bill Heap was the only one to offer public commentary during the 2018 Chatham Board of Education reorganization meeting on Monday night, touching on topics such as the adverse effects of cell phone use on students, the rising cost of healthcare insurance and the right for the public to vote on the school budget.

Heap cited a Wall Street Journal article on the ...

Chatham Eagle Scout Creates Chatham Township Historical Society Driving Tour App

CHATHAM, NJ - Anthony Tesoriero's 20-month service project that encompassed more than 500 hours of work culminated on Monday night with his presentation and official designation as an Eagle Scout on Monday night during his "Eagle Scout Court of Honor" ceremony at the Chatham Presbyterian Church.

The Chatham High senior presented his Eagle Scout project, a free "Tour ...

Chatham BOE Reports Progress on Capital Improvement Projects Despite Frigid Weather

CHATHAM, NJ - Progress is being made on various capital improvement projects for the School District of the Chathams, it was reported on Monday night at the reorganization meeting of the BOE.

Peter Daquila, the board administrator/secretary, gave a brief update on the renovation of the high school auditorium, the addition of STEM classes to the Chatham Middle School, the construction of the ...

Chatham BOE Ready to Study Options for Redistricting Elementary Schools; Changes Could Come in 2019-'20

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Board of Education is ready to take steps toward redistricting the student population for the three elementary schools, which would likely go into effect for the 2018-'19 school year, according to plans revealed at the BOE reorganization meeting on Monday night.

Board president Jill Critchley Weber asked Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa for a timeline on the ...

Chambers, Ryan Join Chatham BOE; Weber, Gilfillan Re-Elected President, VP; Curriculum Meeting Set for Feb. 5

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough resident Mike Ryan and Chatham Township resident Mary Chambers were each sworn into their first three-year terms on the Chatham Board of Education at the district's 2018 reorganization meeting on Monday night.

Also sworn in was board president Jill Critchley Weber, who was elected to her third term in November. Weber was unanimously re-elected as the BOE ...

Chatham School District Announces Two-Hour Delayed Opening for Friday, Jan. 5

Chatham schools will operate on a two-hour delayed opening schedule Friday, January 5th. 

Afternoon kindergarten and afternoon pre-K are cancelled.  If the conditions in the morning require a full closure of school, an announcement will be sent by about 7:30 a.m.

Delayed Opening Times

Chatham High School – 9:40 AM
Chatham Middle School – 10:00 ...

Chatham Schools Closed for Thursday, Jan. 4

Due to inclement weather, Chatham Schools are closed for Thursday, Jan. 4.

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Visitation Day for 4th & 5th Grade Students at Morristown's The Peck School

January 10, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Take a peek at The Peck School during Peck Visitation Day on Thursday, January 11 from 7:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. The day is designed for fourth and fifth graders.

The school is inviting interested students to come and experience a learning community where each child is personally known and genuinely cherished. Students will pair up with a current Peck student and experience ...