Chatham BOE Reports Progress on Capital Improvement Referendum Projects

July 26, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Peter Daquila, business administrator/secretary for the Chatham Board of Education, reported on the progress of capital improvement projects for the district at the regular meeting of the BOE on Monday night. He noted that all projects are on schedule.

Daquila reported that the Cougar Field renovation by Catcord Construction is on schedule, with current work on new bleachers ...

Chatham School District Receives $168,130 in Additional State Aid for Upcoming School Year

CHATHAM, NJ - Superintendent Dr. Michael LaSusa confirmed that the School District of the Chathams will receive an additional $168,130 in state aid for the upcoming school year, it was announced Monday night at the regular meeting of the board of education.

The additional funds represent an eight percent increase for Chatham as a result of the recent budget deal struck between Senate ...

Chatham Moms Voice Concerns to BOE About Washington Avenue School's Crowded Kindergarten Classes

CHATHAM, NJ - Approximately 20 Chatham moms from Washington Avenue School voiced their concerns about anticipated crowded kindergarten classes during the public portion of the Chatham Board of Education meeting on Monday night.

What prompted the turnout was the decision to cut down the kindergarten sections at Washington from four to three because of declining enrollment. If it stays as is, ...

New Bleachers on the Way at Chatham's Cougar Field

CHATHAM, NJ - The $1.4 million capital improvement to Chatham's Cougar Field is now underway, with construction of the new bleachers as part of the project, which will also include a walking path and a new snack shack.

A bulldozer was clearing dirt to make way for the foundation of the new bleachers on Saturday. Cougar Field is one of six capital improvement projects approved by taxpayers ...

Chatham High Students Become Statesmen at Jersey Boys State

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ - Chatham High juniors Gavin Mayes and Tim Higgins experienced first-hand how municipal and state government is run during the American Legion's 73rd New Jersey Boys State program held last month.

At seven in the morning on Sunday, June 18, Mayes and Higgins departed for the American Legion’s New Jersey Boys State program held at Rider University, ...

Chatham High Class of '67 Gathers for 50th Reunion

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Members of the Chatham Borough High School Class of 1967 held their 50th class reunion on Saturday at the Wyndham Hamilton Park Hotel.

Class president David "Bounce" Ball addressed his classmates at the event, where the 16 deceased members from the class of '67 were remembered with a prayer.

Chatham's Malatesta Inducted into Naval Academy Class of 2021

ANNAPOLIS, MD - Recent Chatham High graduate Paul Malatesta was inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2021 on Thursday and has begun his six-week midshipman training.

Malatesta is one of approximately 1,200 applicants accepted into the Naval Academy's "plebe" or freshman class. A year ago, 17,000 students applied for entry into the 2020 class.


Ferguson Recognized as Distinguished Teacher at 2017 Chatham High School Graduation

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Terrence Ferguson, Chatham High English Teacher, received the 2017 Distinguished Teacher Recognition at the 29th Commencement Exercises of the School District of the Chathams held Friday in Mennen Sports Arena. 

Chatham's Select Choir sang the Star Spangled Banner and the Alma Mater song.

Yulan Zhang welcomed the attendees with her Valedictory ...

Chatham Middle School 8th Grade Celebration

Under sunny skies and a back drop of the school, the Chatham Middle School 8th Grade Celebration for the class of 2017 took place on Haas Field on Thursday, June 22nd.

Chatham High Class of 2017 Graduation

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The 29th commencement exercise for the School District of the Chathams was held on Friday night at Mennen Sports Arena.

There were 323 graduates in the class of 2017. Yulan Zhang was the Valedictorian and Nishita Sinha was the Salutatorian.

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Chatham Native Alexandra Heap Graduated from Ithaca College; Chatham Students on Dean's List

July 27, 2017

ITHACA, NY - Alexandra Heap, a native of Chatham, was graduated from Ithaca College's School of Communications with a degree in Television-Radio. The degree was awarded in May 2017.

Ithaca College congratulates students named to Dean's List for the spring 2017 semester. Chatham students named to the Dean's List include: Jacob Triola, Donald ...