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Public pocket park created on Hutchinson School property at Third and Lincoln

Public pocket park created on Hutchinson School property at Third and Lincoln

By Kiran Schwaderer, Assistant Business Editor
September 15, 2022

A public pocket park is being built at the corner of Third and Lincoln avenues on school land in front of where stood the old Hutchinson Elementary School. Jim Hricay, assistant superintendent of business,...

Administrator tells school board drop in chemistry Regents caused by test inexperience, difficulty, open enrollment

Administrator tells school board drop in chemistry Regents caused by test inexperience, difficulty, open enrollment

By Bella Caruso, Managing Editor
September 14, 2022

An administrator told the Pelham school board the 21-percentage-point drop in students attaining proficiency in the 2022 chemistry Regents examination was the result of inexperience with the state tests,...

Five PMHS seniors named semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

Five PMHS seniors named semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program

September 14, 2022

Pelham Memorial High School seniors Leila Brady, Katie Brandler, Victor Chang, Julia Meyerson and Adina Sasson have been named semifinalists in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, according...

Notes from Pelham school district:*Regents Assessments based on Common Core Learning Standards have 5 performance levels (Algebra I & Geometry: level 1 = 0-54, level 2= 55-64, level 3 = 65-79, level 4 = 80-84, level 5 = 85-100; Algebra II : level 1 = 0-54, level 2= 55-64, level 3 = 65-77, level 4 = 78-84, level 5 = 85-100; ELA: level 1 =0-54, level 2 =55-64 , level 3 = 65-78, level 4 = 79-84, level 5 = 85-100 ) Regents Assessments based on 2005 Learning Standards have 4 performance levels (level 1 = 0-54, level 2 = 55-64, level 3 = 65=84, level 4 = 85-100)

Regents results: Pelham students attaining proficiency drop in seven of eight exams in 2022

By Cristina Stefanizzi, Executive Editor
September 6, 2022

Pelham high school and middle school students attaining proficiency dropped in seven of eight Regents examinations this year, with the largest declines coming in geometry, chemistry, earth science and...

Pelham Memorial High School

Former PMHS assistant principal named as interim; search continues for permanent replacement

By Leah Sherbansky, Staff Reporter
September 6, 2022

Richard Leprine was appointed as the interim assistant principal of Pelham Memorial High School, following the resignation of Bethany Antonelli in July. Leprine previously served as assistant principal...

From left, School Board President Dr. Michael Owen-Michaane and Superintendent Dr. Cheryl Champ.

School board reviews search for new PMHS assistant principal, Franklin Field town pool idea

By Bella Caruso, Managing Editor
August 29, 2022

The Pelham Board of Education on Wednesday heard an update on the search for a new Pelham Memorial High School assistant principal and addressed a proposal to build a town pool on Franklin Field. School...

Pelham one of least equitable school districts in state, says WalletHub report

Pelham one of least equitable school districts in state, says WalletHub report

By Cristina Stefanizzi, Executive Editor
August 26, 2022

The Pelham Union Free School District is one of the least equitable districts in the state, ranked 630 out of 674 school systems, according to an analysis of income and spending by WalletHub. WalletHub...

Pelham Childrens Center

Pelham Children’s Center strives to continue providing affordable childcare amid rising inflation

By Kiran Schwaderer, Assistant Business Editor
July 27, 2022

Inflation has caused many childcare centers to raise prices. However, Pelham Children's Center (PCC), a nonprofit organization, has continued to follow its mission to provide affordable childcare to all...

PMHS assistant principal leaves job after two years; interim to be named as search begins

PMHS assistant principal leaves job after two years; interim to be named as search begins

By Cristina Stefanizzi, Executive Editor
July 21, 2022

Pelham Memorial High School Assistant Principal Bethany Antonelli has resigned to take a job in another district after serving two years in the PMHS post. Her resignation is effective Aug. 31, said...

Foto Feature: Anna and Jacks Treehouse students stroll down the red carpet

Foto Feature: Anna and Jack’s Treehouse students stroll down the red carpet

By Julia Findikyan, Entertainment Editor
July 20, 2022

On July 14, the pre-schoolers from Anna and Jack's Treehouse attended a glamorous movie premiere—where they were the stars. A red carpet lined the entrance of the Pelham Picture House, and each child...

Dr. Michael Owen-Michaane was elected the new school board president.

Owen-Michaane elected school board president, Rowe its vp; new assistant superintendent named

By Bella Caruso, Managing Editor
July 14, 2022

Dr. Michael Owen-Michaane and Ian Rowe were unanimously elected school board president and vice president, respectively, for the 2022-23 school year during the board's reorganization meeting Tuesday. The...

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