Education

February 17, 2019

CHATHAM, NJ - There are two challenges associated with the Chatham High School PTO's "Catwalk 2019 Road Trip". The first was to get one of the 16 coveted spots available for the seventh annual fashion design competition. "We opened up the registration at 11 a.m. and it was filled by 11:03 with ...

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Chatham High School junior Petra Zadroga was recognized as a semi-finalist in the Lake Effect National High School Poetry Contest, sponsored by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Penn State Behrend and by Penn State Barnes & Noble University Bookstores. Petra said, “My ...

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Chatham schools will operate on a two-hour delayed opening schedule Wednesday, February 13. Morning kindergarten and pre-kindergarten sessions are canceled.   Morning pre-K and kindergarten sessions are canceled. Thank you. Delayed Opening Hours Chatham High School – 9:40 AM Chatham ...

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The Chatham Board of Education approved calendar No. 3 when it considered its options for the remainder of the current school year at its regular meeting on Monday night. The approved calendar is below.

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Full-Day Kindergarten Announcement The School District of the Chathams is pleased to offer an inaugural full-day kindergarten option for the 2019-2020 school year. A child must have turned five-years of age by October 1 to be eligible for admission. Forty-eight (48) slots will be available on a ...

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Chatham High School seniors Sophie Andrews and Brynn Chernosky have been named candidates for the US Presidential Scholars Program. Each year, up to 161 students are named U.S. Presidential Scholars, one of the Nation's highest honors for high school students. The Scholars represent excellence ...

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The Chatham High School Academic Team A placed third in the Academic Tournament at Phillipsburg High School on Saturday. CHS sent three teams to compete in this event. The CHS Academic Team competed against schools from across the state and from Pennsylvania. Only eight teams in the entire ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Four Chatham High School students came to the Chatham Board of Education meeting on Monday night to ask that armed officers not be placed in their school. The students, sophomores Siena Cooney, Amelie Srinivas, Emma Haberman, and freshman Madeline Boland all spoke during the public ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Judging by the initial statements of Superintendent Michael LaSusa and board members Jill Critchley Weber and Michelle Clark, it appears that it's just a matter of time before Chatham moves to later opening bells for Chatham Middle School and Chatham High students. Board president ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa announced that the district will be offering a pilot full-day kindergarten program during his report at the regular meeting of the Chatham Board of Education on Monday night. LaSusa explained that because of declining kindergarten enrollment, ...

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Chatham High School hosted a vocal masterclass with Broadway star and Tony Award nominee Adam Pascal in the newly renovated CHS auditorium in January. Pascal worked with Chatham Voices, Select Choir, and Concert Choir students for the workshop.  Pascal is best known for his role as Roger in ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - They came, they ate, they voted. The Tri-County Scholarship Fund held its first "Chili Bowl" on Friday at Chatham Fish & Game and it was an unqualified success. "We raised enough money to send three financially needy students to Catholic school," Chatham's John Carini, one ...

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TINTON FALLS, NJ - The Chatham High Physics Olympics 'B' team earned two first-place trophies at the annual state Physics Olympics competition held Jan. 19 at Monmouth Regional High. Additionally, since the Chatham team had performed well in all other events without any disqualifications, they ...

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Due to the forecast for dangerous wind chills tomorrow (Thursday) morning, Chatham schools will operate on a two-hour delayed opening schedule. Afternoon pre-K and afternoon kindergarten are canceled.  Delayed Opening Times Chatham High School – 9:40 AM Chatham Middle School – 10:00 ...

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The Wizard of Oz is a story that is both familiar and compelling. Dorothy, an ordinary girl from the Midwest, becomes an extraordinary heroine. During her journey from Kansas to Oz she finds unforgettable friends and has amazing adventures. She also learns about herself, discovering strength and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Karen and Jimmy Bellas were on a walk with a purpose last year, looking for a place to open their new restaurant in Chatham. Their walk took them to Angie's Restaurant, where they sat down in one of the booths and left with a deal to take over the eatery from retiring owners, ...

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Chatham schools will operate on a two-hour delayed opening schedule tomorrow (Wednesday), January 30.  Morning pre-K and morning kindergarten are canceled.

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Chatham High School senior Sophie Andrews has been named a top 300 scholar in the 78th Regeneron Science Talent Search—the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and mathematics competition for high school seniors. Andrews will receive $2,000; as a result of Sophie’s accomplishment, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Middle schoolers Aiden Bernstein, Sophia Melgarejo, Tania Mouline and Natalie Yen from Chatham, won the 2019 New Jersey state regional engineering competition Future City, held at Rutgers University this week-end. They represented JerseySTEM, a New Jersey wide organization committed ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Three 6th Grade Chatham Middle School friends have been working on a project since the summer that they hope will spread #goodvibes throughout the school. Eva Morrison, Jack Haid and Joe McBride are graduates of Washington Avenue School and they wanted to bring the "kindness" ...

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Chatham High School Theatre students were recognized on Jan. 12 at the New Jersey Governor’s Awards, which were held at Montclair State University. Senior Emily Alfano and senior Jillian Roche won second place in Improvisational Pairs, and senior Matt Markay and sophomore Andrew Palmieri won ...

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The Chatham High School Academic A Team took second place in a tournament at High Technology High School on Tuesday. CHS competed against 25 teams from across the state in the High Tech High Academic Bowl. “I’m fortunate to have gotten to play with this team many times and I’m super proud of how ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Super Bowl is a national event, but Chatham resident John Carini is providing a pre-Super Bowl warmup activity - the "Chili Bowl" - a contest that will raise funds for the Tri-County Scholarship Fund. Carini, a member of the Tri-County board, and Kristin Shannon, both of ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Lafayette School students took an unscheduled brisk walk to the high school on Monday afternoon when a faulty heat detector caused the fire alarm to sound. "We had an activated heat detector in classroom No. 8," Chatham Township Deputy Fire Chief Matt Chase said. "It was a damaged ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - If the actual play goes as well as the back-stage production, the "Wizard of Oz" at the Chatham Middle School is going to be a guaranteed hit. On Saturday, volunteers gathered at the Chatham Middle School and rolled up their sleeves to help create props and paint them for the CMS ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham School District parents and staff members were alerted to check for an email message from the superintendent on Friday morning, which announced the passing of Chatham fourth-grade student Tessa Handerhan. Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa reported that Handerhan died on ...

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Chatham High School will host the program titled “Weed Between the Lines” for both junior and senior students and the community. “Weed Between the Lines” is an educational program on vaping and marijuana use. Michael DeLeon, the founder of Steered Straight, will be presenting to 11th and 12th ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - For eight years, Chatham High School and the ECLC School of New Jersey have been partnered up through the Play Unified Club at Chatham High School. ECLC is a school for students with intellectual disabilities from many towns in New Jersey, which aims to prepare its students for a ...

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CHATHAM, NJ – Which one doesn’t belong – flexible seating, technology integration, desmos, the Mathematic Twitter Blogosphere, Edpuzzle? They all belong. These words, including ‘which one doesn’t belong, were all used by K-12 Mathematics Supervisor Stacy Winters during a presentation before the ...

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