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Evan Kaplan, Staff Reporter

Hello! My name is Evan Kaplan, and I am in sixth grade. I have many academic interests, the foremost of these being writing. I enjoy reporting for its factual clarity, and I am glad to write for the Pelham Examiner, informing the public the right way.

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PMHS Model UN club brings schools to virtual meet to solve that Montague-Capulet problem (among others)

PMHS Model UN club brings schools to virtual meet to solve that Montague-Capulet problem (among others)

January 5, 2021

Pelham Memorial High School hosted the annual winter conference of its Model UN club (PelMUN) on Dec. 19 virtually for the first time in its 15-year history. The Model UN club came up with unique problems...

Holiday haiku: 'Frozen cheer'

Holiday haiku: ‘Frozen cheer’

December 24, 2020

No cold confounds these Icy sentinels, guarding The holiday cheer  

Thanksgiving in a Box dinners stacked up in 2018.

Thanksgiving in a Box delivers 1,050 dinners, exceeding goal despite Covid difficulties

November 30, 2020

Thanksgiving in a Box delivered 1,050 dinners to families in need, exceeding the Pelham interfaith effort's goal of 900, an impressive charitable and logistical feat during the Covid-19 pandemic. With...

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Eagle Scouts complete projects, adding bridge and pond to Highbrook Highline

October 20, 2020

Highbrook Highline, the location of the former NYW&B railroad, began as a two-acre stretch of railbed, a large territory of dirt path which comprised of twenty-two percent of the open space in...

Jack London's 'The Sea Wolf' is perfect mix of charisma, description and romance

Jack London’s ‘The Sea Wolf’ is perfect mix of charisma, description and romance

September 23, 2020

Jack London is one of the most influential novelists ever to hold a pen, renowned as the brilliant author of "The Call of the Wild" and "White Fang," two stories of the toil and triumph of dogs and wolves....

Local attorneys form Pelham Legal Assistance Network to offer free assist to small businesses

Local attorneys form Pelham Legal Assistance Network to offer free assist to small businesses

July 23, 2020

The Pelham Chamber of Commerce has set up the new program Pelham Legal Assistance Network (PLAN) with the mission of providing "legal assistance on a pro bono basis to Pelham's small business community...

Colonial PTA diversity committee discusses working with other schools, leveraging Building Bridges program

Colonial PTA diversity committee discusses working with other schools, leveraging Building Bridges program

July 3, 2020

The diversity committee of the Colonial School Parent-Teacher Association held an open forum June 23 to start planning for action that can be taken over the summer, as well as what it hopes to accomplish...

Packing crates sat in the former HSBC Bank earlier this month.

HSBC Bank closes Pelham branch; second bank to exit downtown in recent years

May 29, 2020

If you were planning to take a trip to the HSBC Bank on Fifth Avenue, you'll be disappointed to find a sign up that says that all business in that branch terminated on March 30. Matt Klein, head of...

The teachers: Methods created on fly; teaching kids while caring for own

The teachers: Methods created on fly; teaching kids while caring for own

May 7, 2020

In a Colonial School third grade classroom, 20 or so students listened rapt as Joanne Lombardi explained Chinese culture in early March. Then the world changed. Coronavirus slammed into New York,...

Colonial School running quarantine read-a-thon to support Pelham Cares

Colonial School running quarantine read-a-thon to support Pelham Cares

April 29, 2020

Three months after its first read-a-thon, Colonial School is starting a quarantine read-a-thon to raise money for Pelham Cares, which is a collaborative program that raises money from community members...

Building Bridges program expanded lessons on disabilities to most Pelham elementary schools in early March

Building Bridges program expanded lessons on disabilities to most Pelham elementary schools in early March

March 31, 2020

Disability education program Building Bridges expanded from Colonial School to two other Pelham elementary schools in early March. The program, which teaches students to be understanding of those with...

Elementary distance learning: Students mostly positive, differ on how challenging work is

Elementary distance learning: Students mostly positive, differ on how challenging work is

March 24, 2020

Some Pelham elementary students like the lighter workload of virtual school, while others are worried about running out of books or said certain subjects weren't challenging enough. With schools closed...

Quarantine

March 19, 2020

My family’s under quarantine The coronavirus has been very mean Can’t they just come up with a vaccine? The country’s in the worst shape I’ve ever seen Will I be here until I’m fifteen? Or...

Colonial School students read a ton during Read-A-Thon; 311,000 minutes to be exact, raising $31,649

Colonial School students read a ton during Read-A-Thon; 311,000 minutes to be exact, raising $31,649

February 4, 2020

For the first time in its history, Colonial School held a Read-A-Thon, an event in which students read as much as possible in January to raise money. The event brought in $31,649 for cultural arts programming. Colonial...

New restaurant Rail House offers Italian and American cuisine cooked to perfection

New restaurant Rail House offers Italian and American cuisine cooked to perfection

November 22, 2019

The new restaurant in town, The Rail House (replacing Casa Amore), opened at 65 1st Street. This restaurant serves Italian cuisine, as well as an American fare including fish and chips, hamburgers and...

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