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Waiting for school administration to take real responsibility after anxious hours on that Monday

Waiting for school administration to take real responsibility after anxious hours on that Monday

By Leila Brady, Staff Reporter
November 30, 2021

The first few days of November were certainly a whirlwind, but soon it felt like things were finally calming down. The imminent threat of a school shooting was no longer suffocating the hallways, and those...

Whats on your plate this Thanksgiving? Classic holiday foods ranked

What’s on your plate this Thanksgiving? Classic holiday foods ranked

By Gillian Ho, Staff Reporter
November 22, 2021

Thanksgiving is one of the best food holidays of the year. A giant table of nothing but edibles and drinks. However, some foods on the table reign supreme while others are very much overrated. 1. Apple...

Pelham Memorial High School

Opinion: To survive a school shooting, give our children all the options

By Bob Shepherd
November 19, 2021

I’m writing in response to a letter published on Nov. 4 by the current PTA president and president-elect regarding the events that took place at Pelham Memorial High School. As you know, a number of...

Confessions of a once-and-future scribbler

Confessions of a once-and-future scribbler

By Evan Kaplan, Staff Writer
November 17, 2021

As lockdown carried on last year, people around the world struggled to utilize all the time that quarantine granted them. I took up writing during the period, finding myself with pent up unexpressed creativity,...

Honoring military service both now and a century ago

Honoring military service both now and a century ago

By Joe Durnin
November 11, 2021

The first real high school in the Town of Pelham was designated Pelham Memorial High School in honor of those who served and died in World War I. The American flag has been proudly flown above it ever...

High schools failures were many Monday, went beyond communication and started two days earlier

High school’s failures were many Monday, went beyond communication and started two days earlier

By Charlie Parent , Assistant Managing Editor
November 3, 2021

I normally look forward to my sixth-period gym class. It's a great little break from the school day. I get to mingle with my peers and play sports I love. I don't love it, however, when I have to text...

Energized moments from the Westchester Womens March against Texas abortion law

Energized moments from the Westchester Women’s March against Texas abortion law

By Julianna Lieggi, Staff Reporter
October 13, 2021

Hundreds of feminists, young and old alike, met in Martin Luther King Plaza in White Plains on Oct. 2, rallying for one goal: "Protect Roe v. Wade." The Westchester Women's March was held in the wake of...

Gesture by Manju Shandler.

‘I walked from the ash:’ 9/11 began in dorm near Twin Towers—and leaves deep collective pain years later

By Charlotte Mouquin
September 14, 2021

September 11, 2021. Thank you for being here today. Thank you to the artist Manju Shandler for “Gesture,” this incredibly moving installation here today at the Pelham Art Center (on view through...

Pelham teens protest outside Village of Pelham Manor hall

Real teen LGBTQ+ experience in Pelham: ‘I felt like I had to hide my identity’

By Julianna Lieggi, Staff Reporter
September 5, 2021

Weeks ago, Pelham and people around the globe celebrated Pride Month, a national yearly celebration of the equality and visibility for LGBTQ+ individuals in modern times and throughout history. Pelham...

Proposed NYS bills serve to protect honey bees, other pollinators

Proposed NYS bills serve to protect honey bees, other pollinators

By Caroline Michailoff, Staff Reporter
August 16, 2021

Last year, I met with State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi to discuss her bill S 407, which relates to the preservation of honey bee colonies. I also made a YouTube video on her bill. Recently, I checked to see...

News analysis: Class of 2021 lives a gap year

News analysis: Class of 2021 lives a gap year

By Sophia Leung, Senior Editor
July 28, 2021

Senior year for most is a year full of lasts. Last classes with best friends, last times in the halls with all your friends, last homecoming, last live musical, last lunches, last tests, last goodbyes....

PMHS needed gender neutral bathrooms—and more should be done to support LGBTQ+ students

PMHS needed gender neutral bathrooms—and more should be done to support LGBTQ+ students

By Jordan Schwarz
July 16, 2021

Editor’s note: This commentary first appeared on Pelham Together's website. I have never used the bathroom at Pelham Memorial High School. I do not feel comfortable using bathrooms labeled “girls”...

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