• Winter Break

    Monday February 20 - Friday, February 24

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  • Right to Read Week: February 27- March 3

    Monday, February 27 - "Sleep Book" Wear PJ's or comfy clothes and get ready for a day of reading!
    Tuesday, February 28 - "Green Eggs and Ham" Wear the color GREEN.
    Wednesday, March 1 - "Wacky Wednesday" Let's get silly wear your clothes backwards, inside out or mismatched.
    Thursday, March 2 - "The Cat in the Hat" Parents come read your favorite Dr. Seuss book to your child's class!  A lottery will be drawn to select readers.
    Friday, March 3 - "Fox in Socks" Wear silly or mismatched socks.

    Each classroom will have (2) readers.  Please complete the form that was sent home if you are able to volunteer to read to your child's class.  If necessary a lottery will be held in your child's class if more than (2) parents volunteer to read.  The lottery will be held on Tuesday, February 28.    If you did not receive the paper or have misplaced the sheet-you may email me directly with the time that you would like to read.  The times are below: 

    Kindergarten, first grade, second grade, third grade, fourth grade:  9:00-9:20 & 12:45-1:15.  Fifth grade:  10:00-10:20 & 1:45-2:05

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  • K-12 Early Release & Parent/Teacher Conferences

    Wednesday, March 8: K-5 12:00pm dismissal 

    Parent/Teacher Conferences: 1-4:30

    Thursday, March 9: K-5 12:00pm dismissal

    Parent/Teacher Conferences: 1-4:30; 5:30-8:30



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District Announcements

  • Feb. 28 Board of Education Meeting: Budget Workshop

    The Board of Education of the Pelham Public Schools will meet on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. The public session is scheduled to begin at 8:15 pm in the Middle School Library on the second floor of Pelham Middle School, 28 Franklin Pl, Pelham, NY 10803.  It is anticipated that the Board will meet at 7:00 pm and go immediately into Executive Session in the Superintendent's Conference Room before the public meeting.

     During the public meeting, the Board is expected to review Superintendent Dr. Peter Giarrizzo’s 2017-18 preliminary budget, specifically the sections relating to staffing, enrollment, revenue, and technology. The Board may also continue its discussion on a possible bond to replace the Hutchinson School façade and consider other capital projects. Additionally, the Board expects to formally accept the resignation of Dr. Giarrizzo as Superintendent.  

     The full agenda will be available for viewing 24 hours before the meeting.

     In addition to Dr. Giarrizzo's Superintendent's report, the agenda may include updates from each School Board committee, Dr. Garcia on 21st Century Learning and Professional Development, Rosemary Matthews on Networks of Support and Social-Emotional Development, and  a report on Finances and Facilities.

     We hope you can join us.

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  • Volunteer Opportunity for Parents

    The Westchester Science and Engineering Fair is seeking judges for its event on March 4 from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. Click here for more information.

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  • Dr. Peter Giarrizzo Announces Resignation as Superintendent

    Superintendent Dr. Peter Giarrizzo has announced his resignation as Superintendent effective August 17, 2017. Please read these letters from the Board of Education and Dr. Giarrizzo.

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  • Interested in running for the Board of Education?

    The Citizens Nominated Committee is seeking Pelham residents who are interested in running for two open seats on the Board of Education in May. Please read this letter for more information about the CNC and the nominating process. 

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  • Applications for out-of-district transportation due April 1

    Please click here for the application for transportation to out-of-district schools for 2017-18. The application must be filed by April 1, 2017. Parents not residing in the District on April 1 must submit the application within 30 days of establishing residence in Pelham. Call 738-9140, ext.  1141 for more information.

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  • Help us choose the next Prospect Hill Principal

    The District and Board of Education have begun searching for the next principal of Prospect Hill to replace Dr. Richard Limato who is retiring at the end of the year. We invite all community members to take this survey and help us with the search.

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  • Pelham named to AP District Honor Roll for 5th time

    The College Board recently named the Pelham Public Schools to the AP District Honor Roll, which recognizes schools for expanding participation in AP courses and improving scores. Read more about this achievement here.


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  • Prospect Hill Principal Dr. Richard Limato to Retire

    The District has received notice that Prospect Hill Principal Dr. Richard Limato plans to retire at the end of this school year. Please click here to learn more about the District's next steps for hiring a new principal. 

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  • Pelham School District considering adding foreign language to elementary program

    The Elementary World Language Task Force presented its findings to the Board of Education. Click here to learn more. 

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  • For news about the Hutchinson School Facade Project...

    Please visit this new webpage that includes reports, news and important meeting dates about the project. This page will be updated frequently and can be found under the "District" tab on the Pelham Schools' homepage. 

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