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Chatham Named Best Public High School in New Jersey

Chatham Named Best Public High School in New Jersey

New Jersey Monthly Magazine's bi-annual rankings put Cougar nation at top of list of more than 300 public schools.
Top High School Science Students Share Projects at Drew

Top High School Science Students Share Projects at Drew

85 New Jersey students participated in the three-week Governor's School in the Sciences program.
Drew University Welcomes Newark High School Performers

Drew University Welcomes Newark High School Performers

Students participate in college's Summer Arts Power program.
Chatham Teachers Participate in Summer Development Program

Chatham Teachers Participate in Summer Development Program

25 Chatham teachers attend program to find new ways to integrate STEM concepts into the classroom.
Watch Southern Boulevard Students Bid Farewell to Popular Principal

Watch Southern Boulevard Students Bid Farewell to Popular Principal

School community honors Ralph Pesapane's last day after 40 years with the district.
Southern Boulevard Flash Mob Surprises Retiring Principal

Southern Boulevard Flash Mob Surprises Retiring Principal

Ralph Pesapane recognized for his four decades with the School District of the Chathams.
Chatham High Choir Performs at New York Churches

Chatham High Choir Performs at New York Churches

Select Voices Choir recently gave feature concert performances at Saint Patrick's Cathedral and Trinity Church.
Chatham High STEM Program Receives Solar Panel Donations

Chatham High STEM Program Receives Solar Panel Donations

Patrick Ryan and his son, a 2013 CHS grad, contributed to help the school district become the No. 1 STEM program in the state.
Chatham Eighth-Graders Finish 3rd in Country in Physical Science Contest

Chatham Eighth-Graders Finish 3rd in Country in Physical Science Contest

John Swift scored a perfect 50 to help the team amass 485 points out of 500 in the competition.
Chatham Eighth-Grade Science Students Place Third Nationally

Chatham Eighth-Grade Science Students Place Third Nationally

Team scored 485 out of 500 points in the Physical Science Contest.
Chatham Voters Approve School Budget, Technology Funding

Chatham Voters Approve School Budget, Technology Funding

A total of 2,142 people—about 15 percent of eligible voters—cast ballots Wednesday in the borough and township.
Top 20 High Schools In New Jersey: Chatham Is 9th

Top 20 High Schools In New Jersey: Chatham Is 9th

Patch has listed the top 20 on U.S. News and World Report's rankings of the top high schools in the nation.
Chatham Voters to Decide on Technology Funding in School Election

Chatham Voters to Decide on Technology Funding in School Election

Polls will be open from 2 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.
'Raising Resilient Girls' Presentation Thursday Night at Middle School

'Raising Resilient Girls' Presentation Thursday Night at Middle School

Simone Marean, executive director and co-founder of Girls Leadership Institute, will lead discussion.
Public Hearing on Chatham School Budget Set for This Week

Public Hearing on Chatham School Budget Set for This Week

District budget, special question on technology spending and uncontested BOE races will go to voters on April 23.
Chatham Schools Get $80K More in State Aid

Chatham Schools Get $80K More in State Aid

District receives 4.3 percent increase for 2014-15 school year.
Chatham Schools Closed Due to Winter Storm

Chatham Schools Closed Due to Winter Storm

Winter weather cancels classes for the second time this week.
Snowstorm Closes Chatham Schools Monday

Snowstorm Closes Chatham Schools Monday

A winter weather advisory has been issued for the area with 3 to 5 inches of snow possible.
Artist Brings 'Supreme Abstraction' Works to Chatham Day School

Artist Brings 'Supreme Abstraction' Works to Chatham Day School

Daniel Anderson's work on display starting next Wednesday.
Education Advocate Joins Chatham Board of Ed

Education Advocate Joins Chatham Board of Ed

Michelle Clark is a teacher in Millburn and chaired Education Counts for eight years.