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Champ proposes budget with 3.31% tax increase, possible return to in-person learning after spring break

Champ proposes budget with 3.31% tax increase, possible return to in-person learning after spring break

By Cristina Stefanizzi, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2021

Pelham Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Champ proposed a $80.2 million preliminary budget for the 2021-22 school year with a 3.31% tax increase at the board of education meeting Wednesday. She also said the district...

Village of Pelham police vehicles parked next to Town Hall, which houses the department.

Residents ask about police and schools during Village of Pelham’s third public forum on reform

By Zoe Winburn and Georgia Russello
February 26, 2021

The third public forum on police reform in the Village of Pelham Thursday covered issues involving the school district, including residency checks and officer patrols in schools, with Superintendent Dr....

Students of Rahala East Junior School in Sri Lanka.

PMHS Interact Club collects supplies for schools in Philippines and Sri Lanka

By Laura Shelton, Staff Reporter
February 16, 2021

An improved future lies ahead for the children of Nelintap Elementary School in the Philippines and Rahala East Junior School in Sri Lanka because Pelham Memorial High School’s Interact Club has adopted...

PMHS shift to virtual due to positive cases, staff quarantines

PMHS shift to virtual due to positive cases, staff quarantines

By Tommy Roche, Managing Editor/News
February 11, 2021

Pelham Memorial High School students will attend classes virtually on Friday after four individuals in the building on Monday tested positive for Covid-19, according to an email from Principal Mark Berkowitz...

Presidential Scholar finalists in 2017. Courtesy of blog.ed.gov

PMHS student Aiden Levy nominated for national Presidential Scholars program

By Jack Dougherty, Staff Reporter
February 11, 2021

PMHS senior Aiden Levy was nominated by the State Education Department, as recommended by Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, as one of 25 seniors from New York State for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.   The...

Middle school to remain virtual for rest of week

Middle school to remain virtual for rest of week

By Zoe Winburn, Executive Editor
February 10, 2021

Pelham Middle School will continue to instruct remotely through the end of the week due to staff quarantines and vaccination absences, according to a Wednesday email from Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Champ. Pelham...

High schools shifts to remote learning due to staff quarantines, vaccine absences

High schools shifts to remote learning due to staff quarantines, vaccine absences

By Zoe Winburn, Executive Editor
February 8, 2021

Pelham Memorial High School students will attend classes virtually Tuesday and Wednesday after an individual last in the building Thursday Feb 5 tested positive for Covid-19, according to a Monday email...

The website of the Pel Mel, the student newspaper of Pelham Memorial High School.

PMHS student newspaper, yearbook publishing during pandemic, despite loss of in-person collaboration

By Amina Pucci, Staff Reporter
February 5, 2021

 At Pelham Memorial High School, the virus has affected every part of student life from sports to clubs to symposiums to theater. The Pel Mel, the PMHS school newspaper, and the yearbook are two extracurricular...

Pelham schools closed Monday due to impending winter storm

Pelham schools closed Monday due to impending winter storm

By Ulysses Conrad, Opinions and Ideas Editor
January 31, 2021

Pelham schools will be closed Monday, according to an announcement made by Superintendent Cheryl Champ. There will be no in-person or virtual learning. In an email, Champ said "the forecast for...

Inaugural meeting of Interact Club brings Rotary ideals to PMHS

Inaugural meeting of Interact Club brings Rotary ideals to PMHS

By Larisa Breskin, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2021

The inaugural meeting of the Pelham Memorial High School Interact club was held on Jan. 21, during which leaders of the student club and adult Rotary International officials met to discuss both the past...

Pelham school district alters elementary hybrid schedule, lengthens day in mid-year adjustment

Pelham school district alters elementary hybrid schedule, lengthens day in mid-year adjustment

By Cristina Stefanizzi, Staff Reporter
January 22, 2021

The Pelham school district is making mid-year adjustments to the hybrid learning schedule for the elementary schools beginning Feb. 1, including changing the start time to 9:10 a.m. and having rolling...

Fourth PMHS Covid-19 case forces remote learning for remainder of week

Fourth PMHS Covid-19 case forces remote learning for remainder of week

By Margot Phillips, Managing Editor/Features
January 21, 2021

A fourth individual at PMHS within the past five days has tested positive for Covid-19. Due to quarantines of staff, the high school will be remote Jan 21. and Jan 22. after only 8 days of hybrid in-person...

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