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Rowe (left) and Owen-Michaane.

Rowe and Owen-Michaane elected to Pelham school board; $80.3 million budget approved

By Bella Caruso and Zoe Winburn
May 20, 2021

Ian Rowe and Dr. Michael Owen-Michaane were elected to three-year terms on the Pelham school board Tuesday, defeating incumbents Eileen Miller and Jessica Young and first-time candidate Janice Powers,...

DONT FORGET TO VOTE: Polls open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. in Pelham school district vote on $80.3 million budget, two board seats

DON’T FORGET TO VOTE: Polls open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. in Pelham school district vote on $80.3 million budget, two board seats

May 18, 2021

Polls are open in the Pelham Middle School gym from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday as residents vote on a $80.3 million proposed budget that raises taxes 2.47% and to fill two school board seats from a list...

Polls open Tuesday at 7 a.m., school board seats and 2021-22 budget on the ballot

Polls open Tuesday at 7 a.m., school board seats and 2021-22 budget on the ballot

May 17, 2021

Editor's note: This release was provided by the Pelham Public Schools. Dear Pelham Community, Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 18 polls will be open from 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. in the Pelham Middle School gym for...

Urges voting off expertise, not friendships; endorses Miller, Young, Powers for school board seats

May 17, 2021

To the editor: I write this letter as the mother of young children with many years left in Pelham’s public school system. On Tuesday, May 18 we face a choice to determine which two of the five candidates...

The Pelham school board  met in the middle school gym Nov. 4.

School board will meet Wednesday to certify budget/trustee vote, approve tenure

May 16, 2021

Editor's note: This press release was provided by the Pelham Union Free School District. The Pelham Board of Education will meet at 6:30pm on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 in the Pelham Middle School Gym,...

School board candidates discuss their qualifications, debate equity audit, boards Q&A policy

School board candidates discuss their qualifications, debate equity audit, board’s Q&A policy

At an online forum on Wednesday, the five candidates vying for two seats on the Pelham school board discussed their qualifications and debated the district's racial equity audit and the board's current...

Former superintendent writes on critical role, major responsibilities of school trustees

May 16, 2021

To the editor: I write as I have been ruminating on the important roles that the superintendent and the board of education play as a governance team together. Service on a board of education is among...

Citing excellence and dedication on school board, supports Miller for reelection

May 16, 2021

To the editor: I am writing to express my enthusiastic support for Eileen Miller for the Pelham Board of Education. Miller has been an excellent and dedicated board member for the past three years during...

Progressive Women of Pelham endorses Powers for school board seat

Progressive Women of Pelham endorses Powers for school board seat

May 16, 2021

Editor's note: This press release was provided by the Progressive Women of Pelham. May 11, 2021, Pelham, New York.  Progressive Women of Pelham (PWP) has voted to endorse Janice Powers as Trustee...

Dr. Michael Owen-Michaane

Trustee candidate Owen-Michaane promises to collaborate with teachers and unions

May 15, 2021

Editor's note: This candidate statement was provided by Dr. Michael Owen-Michaane. As your School Board Member, I promise to always work Respectfully and Collaboratively with Teachers and the Teachers...

Rowe calls ‘gag rule’ barring Q&A at school board meetings ‘indefensible and insulting’

May 14, 2021

To the editor: If you had a chance to watch the PTA Council forum on May 12, three of the board of education candidates defended what is in my view both an indefensible and insulting policy. Each...

173 support Powers for school board: ‘Specific blend of talent, training and commitment’

May 14, 2021

To the editor: We are writing to wholeheartedly endorse Janice Powers for election to the board of education. Powers brings a lifetime of experience as a public servant to this role. As an Asst....

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