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First look inside new Hutchinson School

First look inside new Hutchinson School

By Mila Banfield, Staff Reporter
June 18, 2021

Excitement is the word around Hutchinson School. The year is ending, and the new building is being finished for a planned opening in the fall. The Pelham Examiner got its first look at the inside of the...

Rachael Garcia

New district hire Rachael Garcia is ‘thrilled’ to enter Pelham as Colonial’s next principal

By Lila Caminiti, Staff Reporter
June 18, 2021

After a year with interim principal Susan Gilbert, Rachael Garcia has been hired for the position at Colonial Elementary School. Garcia, former principal of P.S. 173 in Manhattan, has worked for the New...

Resident of Esplanade asked questions on vaping and video cameras in schools Dec. 11, 2018 and received answers.

School board DID answer residents’ questions publicly in 2018-2019; so far, no comment on when, why the change

By Cristina Stefanizzi, Staff Reporter
June 11, 2021

Pelham school board members and administrators answered residents’ questions during public meetings in 2018 and through part of 2019, based on a review of meeting videos by the Pelham Examiner. The board...

Class of Covid-21: Seniors ready to move on, but held back by pandemic's long stay

Class of Covid-21: Seniors ready to move on, but held back by pandemic’s long stay

By Julianna Lieggi, Staff Reporter
June 8, 2021

The final semester of senior year of high school is a period typically filled with celebrations and skip days. However, the Covid-19 pandemic made a good portion of that impossible for yet another class...

This year's tenure recipients: Jim Hricay, Lisa DiCeglio, Paige Hefter, Yutong (Daisy) He, Samantha Horn, Linda Haynes, Leilani Ruprich, Fran Corelli, Sean Llewellyn and Jeannine Carr with Dr. Cheryl Champ, superintendent of schools, and Jessica DeDomenico, school board president.

Snapshot: 10 who were awarded tenure Wednesday by school board

May 24, 2021

The Pelham Board of Education awarded tenure Wednesday to 10 teachers, teaching assistants and administrators: Teachers Frances Corelli Paige Hefter Leilani Ruprich Lisa DiCeglio Yutong...

Pelham Middle School honor roll for third quarter

Pelham Middle School honor roll for third quarter

May 24, 2021

The Pelham Middle School honor roll for the third quarter was provided by the Pelham Union Free School District. Sixth grade Agbenyega Rachel Albarella Edie Alexander James Almazan Brandy Ambrosecchia Andrew Anderson Harrison Austin Laighton Banfield Mila Beltecas Nicoletta Blackburn Marcus Blake Amelia Bloise Ethan Boyle John Bray Harrison Caputo Jack...

Pelham Memorial High School honor roll for third quarter

Pelham Memorial High School honor roll for third quarter

May 24, 2021

The Pelham Memorial High School honor roll for the third quarter as published on the school’s website: Anderson, Alexander Artis, Alyssa Banavar, Livia Beltecas, Athena Benavente, Alejandro Bruscargin,...

Pelham Memorial High School high honor roll for third quarter

Pelham Memorial High School high honor roll for third quarter

May 24, 2021

The Pelham Memorial High School high honor roll for the third quarter as published on the school’s website: Agbenyega, Kirsten Agosta, Dylan Ahitow, Gabrielle Albright, Carolyn Alexander, Matthew Alexander,...

Pelham school board approves tenure for 10, hears about pandemic's impact on some test results

Pelham school board approves tenure for 10, hears about pandemic’s impact on some test results

By Cristina Stefanizzi, Staff Reporter
May 21, 2021

The Pelham Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday to award tenure to ten district staff members and received a presentation on the impact of the pandemic on some elementary and middle school test...

Pelham Middle School named National School of Character—only one of 47 in U.S., Brazil and Mexico

Pelham Middle School named National School of Character—only one of 47 in U.S., Brazil and Mexico

May 21, 2021

Editor's note: This announcement was provided by the Pelham Union Free School District. Pelham Middle School has earned distinction as a National School of Character by Character.org, one of just 47...

Jordan Salama spoke online with 10th grade English classes.

Author-journalist Jordan Salama, 2015 PMHS grad, talks virtually with 10th grade classes about the writing life

May 21, 2021

Author-journalist Jordan Salama, a 2015 Pelham Memorial High School graduate, visited virtually with 10th grade honors English classes on May 14 to speak with students about the writing process, share...

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,...

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