Chatham Board of Education Still Reviewing Security Options in Wake of Parkland, Including Armed Class 3 Officers

July 19, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Board of Education reiterated its commitment to security measures it is considering in the wake of the Feb. 14 shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., which claimed 17 victims.

During the public portion of the regular meeting of the Chatham BOE on Monday night, resident Bill Heap spoke about his "personal survey" that ...

Chatham Board of Education Reviews Snags in District Capital Improvement Projects; Signals Rise in Activity Fees to $150

CHATHAM, NJ -  A number of delays in the progress of capital improvement projects ongoing this summer were discussed on Monday night when the Chatham Board of Education held its regular meeting.

Peter Daquila, BOE administrator/secretary, reported on snags with the installation of "subpar" windows in the Milton Avenue School addition; the discovery of a buried 5,000-gallon oil ...

Chatham Superintendent: Student Enrollment Levels off, First-Grade Teachers Added for Southern Boulevard, Washington

CHATHAM, NJ - Although the student population seems to be leveling off, there is a need to add first-grade teachers at both Southern Boulevard School and Washington Avenue School, according to Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa.

LaSusa reported (see video below) at the Chatham Board of Education meeting on Monday night that the district's student enrollment stood at 4,100, slightly ...

Chatham Superintendent LaSusa: Chatham Schools Get Additional $350,000 in State Aid in New Budget, $2.7 Million Total

CHATHAM, NJ - The School District of the Chathams will receive $350,000 in additional state aid, it was announced on Monday night by Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa at the regular meeting of the Board of Education.

LaSusa noted that the budget deal struck between Gov. Phil Murphy and Senate President Stephen Sweeney put Chatham's state aid at $2.7 million, which represents an ...

Chatham School District Claims Win in Judge's Ruling Against Dismissal of "Frivolous" Lawsuit About Islamic Teachings

CHATHAM, NJ - The School District of the Chathams issued a written response to the recent court ruling in which District Court Judge Kevin McNulty denied the district's motion for dismissal of the federal lawsuit brought by Chatham mother Libby Hilsenrath and her son, C.H., stemming from a 7th Grade "World Cultures and Geography" class.

The federal ...

Marissa Sullivan Represents Chatham at the American Legion Auxiliary's Jersey Girls State

LAKEWOOD, NJ - Marissa Sullivan represented Chatham at the American Legion Auxiliary's Jersey Girls State held June 17-22 at Georgian Court University.

New Jersey Girls State is run by the American Legion Auxiliary, the nation’s largest female patriotic organization, supporting military veterans and their families.

Chatham Sends Goldbach, Joel, Lee, Mulligan, Rindos and Tomaro to 73rd Session of the American Legion Boys State

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ - Chatham is being represented by Collin Goldbach, Aedan Joel, Sean Lee, Ryan Mulligan, Bradley Rindos and Quinten Tomaro this week as part of 883 rising seniors at the 73rd American Legion Jersey Boys State (ALJBS) being held at Rider University.

All six of the Chatham representatives are out of American Legion Post No. 43.

“In our 73rd ...

District Court Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss by School District of the Chathams in Complaint Made by Chatham Mom

CHATHAM, NJ - A motion to dismiss the federal lawsuit against the School District of the Chathams was denied by U.S. District Court Judge Kevin McNulty, according to an announcement made by the Thomas More Law Center, which is representing the plaintiff, Libby Hilsenrath of Chatham.

In January, Chatham Middle School mother, Libby Hilsenrath, along with her minor child, filed suit in ...

Chatham High Class of 2018 Receives Diplomas at Mennen Arena During 30th Commencement Exercises

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The 295 graduates from Chatham High's Class of 2018 received their diplomas on Tuesday night during the 30th Commencement Exercises held at Mennen Arena.

The Select Choir sang the Star Spangled Banner and the Alma Mater. Valedictorian Emily Wang made the welcoming comments in her address and CHS Principal Darren Groh presented Alexis Pravdiuk with the 2018 ...

Chatham High Social Studies Teacher Alexis Pravdiuk Receives 2018 Distinguished Teacher Recognition Award

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Alexis Pravdiuk received the 2018 Distinguished Teacher Recognition Award on Tuesday night at Chatham High School's 30th Commencement Exercises held in Mennen Arena.

Pravdiuk, a social studies and world language teacher, received the award from Chatham High Principal Darren Groh during graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2018.

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Chatham Residents Corry, Garavente, Myler, Radigan and Robbins are 2018 Graduates of Loyola University Maryland

July 14, 2018

BALTIMORE, MD -- Loyola University Maryland recognized the class of 2018 at its 166th Commencement Exercises on May 19, 2018, which included Chatham residents Bridget Corry, who received a BA degree in Communication; Elizabeth Garavente, who received a BBA degree in Business Administration; Jacqueline Myler, who received a BA degree in Communication; Leigh Radigan, who received a ...