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Chatham BOE Trims Proposed Budget from 3.09 to 2.87 Percent Increase

March 22, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Flat state aid, increased enrollment and high health insurance costs are the three key factors affecting the 2017-2018 School District of the Chathams budget, according to the presentation given by Superintendent Dr. Michael LaSusa during an open finance meeting held Monday night.

LaSusa presented the trimmed-down version of the budget, which lowered the proposed budget ...

Chatham High School's 'The Addams Family' Preview

The Chatham High School theater department presents 'The Addams Family', the musical, this Thursday at 6 p.m., and this Friday and Saturday at 7:30. The show features all of the classic 'Addams Family' characters plus a few new faces with amazing music by Andrew Lippa. 

Please enjoy this preview video, made by Chatham High School senior Julia Contorno, in anticipation for ...

Chatham Resident Questions BOE Decision to Spend $2.1 Million on New Central Office

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham resident Bill Heap came before the board during the public portion of the meeting on Monday night and asked the Chatham Board of Education to reconsider its move to spend capital reserve funds on a new central office building.

The BOE has approved plans to spend $2.1 million in capital reserve funds to build new central offices that would house administrative offices and ...

Chatham Police Charge BOE $6,800 for Security After "False Statements" Made on National TV

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Board of Education announced Monday night at its regular meeting that it was charged a total of $6,800 by the Chatham Township and Chatham Borough police departments for added security following an appearance by two Chatham mothers on a national news show Feb. 20.

Tatiana Gilbert, assistant board secretary, detailed the charges by the two police departments for added ...

Chatham High Student Performs with 2017 Honor Orchestra of America in Indianapolis

Sophie Andrews, a sophomore at Chatham High School, recently joined other outstanding musicians from across the nation as part of Music for All’s 2017 Honor Orchestra of America. She was selected from numerous applicants for membership in this prestigious honor ensemble. 

Andrews is a currently a violinist in the Chatham High School Honors Orchestra under the direction of ...

Chatham High Student Earns Prudential Spirit of Community Award

Chatham High School senior Alex Chin has been awarded a Certificate of Merit as the local honoree from Chatham High School for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award.

“Alex is incredibly deserving as our Prudential Spirit of Community local honoree due to his sincere commitment and service in his community as a junior firefighter with the Chatham Borough Fire Department," Andrea ...

State Geologist Hoffman Comes to Chatham and Speaks About Water Standards; Tests for Tap Water Available

CHATHAM, NJ -  NJ DEP State Geologist Jeff Hoffman, came to Chatham and spoke about water standards at the behest of the Chatham Township Environmental Commission Thursday at the Chatham Township Municipal Building.

Hoffman did his best to break down what he described as a "complicated" issue. In general terms, the standards in New Jersey are in the top tier in comparison ...

Hazardous Conditions Close Chatham Schools Wednesday, March 15

CHATHAM, NJ - Due to ongoing hazardous conditions, Chatham schools will be closed Wednesday, March 15.

Afternoon pre-K and kindergarten sessions are canceled.

Chatham Resident says Moms Appearing on Fox News Made Chatham 'A Global Target'

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Borough resident Tracey Tango read a letter of thanks after the Borough of Chatham Council passed a "Welcoming" resolution on Monday night, but followed up with a counter-point to council member Peter Hoffman's statement, by asserting that two Chatham moms appearing on Fox News last month had made Chatham a "global target."

Chatham mothers ...

Two-Hour Delayed Opening Friday for Chatham Schools; Pre-K, Kindergarten Canceled

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham schools will operate on a two-hour delayed opening schedule, Friday, March 10.

Morning pre-K and kindergarten sessions are canceled. If it is necessary to close schools entirely, an alert will be sent by 7:30 a.m.

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