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May 17, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- The School District of the Chathams plans to use a $2,000 Sustainable Jersey grant to transition from gas-powered lawn care equipment to electric. "The grant you have most recently awarded to Chatham will enable us to take our first steps down the path toward electric landscaping ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- A group of Chatham mothers came before the Chatham Board of Education to voice their concerns about specific lessons being taught in health classes in the district at the regular meeting of the Chatham Board of Education on Monday night. The Chatham moms, who belong to a local ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham High held celebratory signings on Wednesday for its senior student-athletes who will continue to compete at colleges and universities. Kate McManus will play field hockey for Trinity College; Brian Babovic will play soccer at Stevens Institute of Technology; Anna Suter ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Stephen Andrews, Mihir Rao, Selina Fan, Willy Chan and Ishir Rao - all members of the Chatham High Research Club - were recognized for their projects presented to the North Jersey Regional Science Fair and the North Jersey Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Dr. Yelena ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Darren Groh, the longest-serving Chatham High School Principal since Chatham Borough and Chatham Township became one district in 1988, has resigned to become the Superintendent of the Rumson-Fair Haven Regional School District, it was announced at the Chatham Board of Education ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Washington School 3rd Graders got a chance to sit in the seats of power and also experience the confines of the local jail on Friday during Chatham Borough's Local Government Day held in conjunction with NJ Government Week. Students received a tour of borough hall and got a chance ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy declined the offer to show off his tap-dancing skills during his tour of Chatham High School on Friday morning, saying that he wasn't wearing the right shoes, but he also didn't dance around when it came to his assessment of the School District of the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy will be touring Chatham High School on Friday morning, March 25. The School District of the Chathams is receiving a boost of half a million in state aid in the governor's proposed budget. Murphy will be joined by State Senator Jon Bramnick and Acting Department of ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa sent out an update Thursday to staff and parents on the new start times for the 2022-2023 school year, links to presentations, unused snow days, school bus applications and a Covid Update. The school start times in the fall will be 8:20 a.m.

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Board of Education introduced its preliminary budget of $82.5 million for the 2022-'23 school year that falls within the 2% cap at its regular meeting held Monday night in the Chatham Middle School Auditorium. Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa said the budget will ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The School District of the Chathams will receive an additional $531,000 in state aid over last year, according to Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa. LaSusa said that the extra funding would bring Chatham "close to 90% of full funding". He will discuss the details of the state ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham residents have earned academic recognition at various colleges and universities, including the University of Vermont, Stonehill College, College of Holy Cross, Moravian University, Lehigh University, Seton Hall University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Bryant University, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham High Class of 2022 went out and broke a leg on Friday night with their performance in the CHS PTO Fashion Show. "They pulled it off," Jill Gallagher, former fashion show chair said of the current trio of organizers, Yvonne Greenwood, Cathy Hodges and Nona ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Karen Brodsky, director of the Library of the Chathams, and board of trustees president Andy Hollander reported plans to move forward with improvements to the library, following a presentation to the Chatham Township Committee on Tuesday night. Brodsky said that the Library of the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The Chatham Middle School PTO is hosting comedian/author James Murray, also known as "Murr" from the TV show Impractical Jokers to talk about his new kids' book Area 51 Interns, 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 15 at CMS. "We're using the renovated auditorium that was completed in March of ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham's Milton Avenue Elementary School was closed for the day Tuesday, March 8, due to lack of power and heat, according to a message sent out Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa on Tuesday morning. After receiving a report from the Chatham Borough Police that there was no ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- If there were any doubts about the benefits of later start times for high school students, Dr. Bert Mandelbaum put them all to rest during his presentation to the Chatham Board of Education on Monday night. Mandelbaum, who has been a practicing pediatrician for 20 years, has been ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- The biggest fundraiser of the year - the Chatham High School PTO Fashion Show - has moved to the large gym at Chatham High for the Friday, March 11 event that will seat 850 spectators. The annual Fashion Show was canceled two days before the 2020 date because of the pandemic and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- A presentation on school start times will be given by Dr. Bert Mandelbaum at the regular meeting of the Chatham Board of Education set for 7:30 p.m. Monday night in the CHS Auditorium. The School District of the Chathams is planning a move to an 8:20 a.m. start time for Chatham ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Andrew Furst, Pranav Venugopal and Sebastian Wu, all seniors at Chatham High, have been named 2022 finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. The students are selected based on their performance on the PSAT exam. Furst, Venugopal and Wu all placed in the top 1% ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Savannah Berry culminated her four-year participation in the PTO's Chatham High Catwalk by winning best design at the 2022 event held last week. The senior created the winning design that was modeled by CHS classmate Sydney Dropkin (see below).  "Catwalk kind of changed my ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa sent out an update to parents and staff Thursday about how masks will become optional in Chatham schools starting March 7. LaSusa noted that, as of right now, masks are still required on school buses. "I am hopeful that this will change and ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Risha Surana, a senior at Chatham High, has been named the a 2022 recipient of a national award for Aspirations in Computing by the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT). “I’ve been a part of the NCWIT community since freshman year, so I'm honored to be ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Anyone driving by Chatham High School on Tuesday night might have noticed that one of the classrooms in the art wing was still lit up at 9 p.m. That's because students were putting in a three-hour session to complete their fashion designs for the CHS PTO Catwalk. The 2020 PTO ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa said Monday night that a decision in March by the Chatham Board of Education would make an 8:20 start time for Chatham High School students a reality for the fall semester of 2022. LaSusa originally presented his plan to change the start time ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - On Monday afternoon, Gov. Phil Murphy announced his plan to lift the school mask mandate on March 7th and Monday evening the Chatham Board of Education said it will change its policies to mask-optional in anticipation of that date. Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa said that ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Aaron Yamamoto was approved as the new Supervisor of Mathematics K-12 for the School District of the Chathams at the regular meeting of the Chatham Board of Education on Monday night. Yamamoto, 33, replaces Stacey Winters, who resigned from the position. Yamamoto will be paid a ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa is scheduled to give an "update on school start times" at the regular meeting of the Chatham Board of Education set for 7:30 p.m. Monday in the high school auditorium. LaSusa previously advocated for and presented a potential plan that would ...

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CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa announced an early dismissal schedule for the district on Friday, Feb. 4, because of the weather forecast for "icy conditions." LaSusa's message sent out Thursday afternoon said: Due to the forecast for icy conditions, all Chatham schools will ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ -- Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung has earned the College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science A (CSA) and AP Computer Science Principles (CSP). Schools honored with the AP Computer Science Female ...

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