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Chatham High Senior Named Rizzo Scholarship Award Winner

May 27, 2017

CHATHAM, NJ - Natalie Charewicz, a senior at Chatham High School, has been named the recipient of the Nicholas Rizzo Scholarship Award given annually by the Nicholas Rizzo Fine Arts Gallery.

Charewicz is the 12th winner of the Chatham art gallery's scholarship, given to recognize the importance of art education.

Charewicz will attend Boston University, where she has been accepted ...

Chatham High Senior Receives $10,000 from NJWEA to Continue Research

The New Jersey Water Environment Association (NJWEA) honored Chatham High School senior Nishita Sinha for her efforts to develop and build safe and economical composting toilets for the developing world.

The NJWEA presented Sinha with a $10,000 contribution on May 6 to help her continue her work on improving sanitation conditions around the world. The President of the New Jersey Water ...

Chatham Seniors Bixby, Kology Named Scholar Athletes at Morris County Dinner

Seniors Schuyler Bixby and Kyle Kology represented Chatham as Scholar Athletes on Wednesday night when the Morris County Scholar Athlete dinner.

Chatham Superintendent Warns of Suspected Case of Contagious "Whooping Cough" at Lafayette School

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Dr. Michael LaSusa sent out a letter to district parents on Thursday, warning them of a "suspected case" of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, which is "highly contagious" and can be spread through the air with a sneeze or a cough.

Below is the letter from LaSusa with advice on what to do to prevent the spread of the ...

Creating an “Acrobatic” District: Chatham Superintendent LaSusa Focuses on Finding Balance in Education

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Dr. Michael LaSusa presented parents and other members of the Chatham community with an outlook on the current state of the district’s student body on Monday night.

In his presentation, LaSusa discussed district trends, student demographics, academic performance, and wellness. The primary focus of his discussion, however, was finding the right ...

Chatham Township Committee & Morris County Prosecutor’s Office to Host Opioid Awareness Community Presentation Wednesday, May 24

CHATHAM, NJ - In 2015, the United States lost 33,000 people to opioid overdoses. More specifically, the state of New Jersey has suffered a 214 percent increase in opioid overdoses since 2010.

Morris County alone lost 64 residents to opioid related fatalities in 2016, a significant increase from the 43 deaths in 2015 -- and this number is only increasing. Just five months into 2017, ...

Senior Internship Program Keeps Growing at Chatham High School

CHATHAM, NJ - Some 225 Chatham High students are taking advantage of the Senior Internship Program, getting hands-on experience working in local schools and businesses this spring.

SIP, under the direction of CHS teacher Sally Simonfay, has grown from 50 students to its current total of more than 200 students. Students work 25 hours a week during the five-week program.

Chatham ...

The National Honor Society's First "We Are Chatham" Carnival a Success

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham High School clubs got together for the first "We Are Chatham" carnival on Saturday at Cougar Field, and it was a successful venture.

"We have a pretty good turnout considering the weather," Senior Edison Moy, organizer of the carnival, said. "After our expenses are paid, all the money will be evenly distributed among the clubs. Each club will ...

Nerd Camp New Jersey Coming to Chatham High School Saturday, May 20

CHATHAM, NJ - Authors, teachers, and students are set to gather Saturday, May 20th to attend Nerd Camp New Jersey at Chatham High School.

Some 40 workshops and panels will be offered by authors, teachers, and Chatham High School students to the 325 New Jersey educators registered for the event.

“I can’t think of a better way to spend my Saturday,” Jenna Grodzicki, ...

Chatham Preschool Shifting to Milton; 7 Sections of Third Grade at Southern Boulevard School

CHATHAM, NJ - All preschool programs in the district will be shifted to Milton Avenue School in order to accommodate the large third-grade population at Southern Boulevard School, it was reported by Chatham Superintendent Dr. Michael LaSusa on Monday night at the regular meeting of the Chatham Board of Education.

Currently, there are 150 second-grade students at SBS and LaSusa has decided to ...

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Fleet Week 2017: Marines Set to Land at Millburn High School, Thursday, May 25

May 17, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ  – Marines participating in Fleet Week New York 2017 will fly in and land four Marine Corps aircraft at Millburn High School, Thursday, May 25. 

The aircrafts are scheduled to land at 10 a.m. The Marines will then disembark the aircraft. Once the aircraft is shut down the Marines will set up for a static display. Marines will then embark the aircraft and leave ...