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August 17 Board of Education Meeting
The Board of Education of the Pelham Public Schools will meet on Thursday, August 17. 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 will conduct a work session with representatives from KG&D Architects and Calgi Construction Co. to discuss the planned Hutchinson façade replacement and other capital improvements that may be considered by the Board.
The full agenda will be available for viewing 24 hours before the meeting.District- Need to Know
Chromebooks - Grade 8-12
At the close of the 2016-2017 school year, our scholars were not required to return their Chromebooks. Please be aware that on Monday, August 21st all district Chromebooks will be disabled for updates. The following must be completed to have a student's Chromebook re-enabled:
- Chromebook Acceptable Use Regulation signed by both parent/guardian and student
- Insurance Acceptance/Decline Waiver signed by parent/guardian
- Provide a check for $27.00 for insurance made payable to Pelham Union Free School District (Pelham UFSD). Failure to sign the insurance waiver portion of this form or provide a check (if applicable) will lead to the student’s Chromebook not being re-enabled.
To provide students/families more convenient options to submit documentation and payment, the PUFSD Technology Department will be available before the start of the school year on these dates and times:
What: Signed Chromebook AUP Form/Insurance Payment Collection/Device Activation
Where: Pelham Memorial High School, hallway outside Room 113A
When: Wednesday August 30th, Thursday August 31st and Friday September 1st from 8:30 am- 3:30 pm
***Students who do not come during the above times can also bring the required documentation to room 113A during Academy after school begins***District- Need to Know
Architects Provide Update on Hutchinson School Facade
At the Board of Education's July 11 meeting, Architect Russell Davidson provided an update on the status of the planned Hutchinson School facade replacement and other capital improvements being considered for a bond referendum next school year.District- Good to Know
Dr. Cheryl Champ Announced as Next Superintendent of Schools
The Board of Education of the Pelham Public Schools is excited to announce that Dr. Cheryl H. Champ will be appointed as the District’s next Superintendent of Schools at the Board’s meeting on Tuesday, July 11 and assume the position on August 8, 2017.
Dr. Champ is currently the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction for the Sewanhaka Central High School District in Floral Park, NY, which serves 8,500 students in grades 7-12 and has a staff of 1,200. She comes to Pelham with over 20 years of experience as an educator, having begun her career as a music teacher in South Carolina, North Carolina and upstate New York before serving as assistant principal of Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School and principal of Lakeland High School in Yorktown, NY. Dr. Champ received her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Manhattanville College and her Master’s in Education Administration from the College of St. Rose, where she now serves as an adjunct professor.
“I am thrilled and honored to have been selected to be the next Superintendent for the Pelham Public Schools,” Dr. Champ said. “Pelham is a wonderful community that values education and is supportive of its schools. As one of the top school districts in New York State, Pelham has been a leader in 21st Century Learning, educating the whole child, and fostering life-long learning for staff and students.
“The strong strategic plan, broad course offerings, parental involvement, and commitment to student and staff development are assets that will continue to drive the success of this outstanding district,” Dr. Champ continued. “I look forward to assuming this crucial educational leadership role, to meeting students, parents, faculty, and staff, and to becoming a member of the Pelham community.”District- Need to Know
Revised 2017-18 Draft Calendar
Please click here to view the revised draft 2017-18 calendar approved by the Board of Education on June 13. Please note, this calendar is subject to change.District- Need to Know
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Pelham Library Summer Reading Game
On Friday, June 23 at 2:30pm the Pelham Library will kick off its Summer Reading Game. Children from pre-K to 8 can participate. Details for the program can be found here.Colonial - Good to Know
Student Login InformationColonial - Good to Know
Follow Mrs. Wilson
Follow Mrs. Wilson and Colonial School on Twitter! Use the handle @tonyajwilson1Colonial - Good to Know
The Colonial Times
The Colonial Times - News from the School You Love Lots of new stories from our students!Colonial - Good to Know
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First Day of School (2017-18)
Thursday, September 7 (noon dismissal)Colonial - Need to Know
No Classes: Rosh Hashanah
Thursday, September 21 and Friday, September 22Colonial - Need to Know
Kindergarten and New Student RegistrationColonial - Need to Know
Pelham Public Schools 2017-18 (single page) CalendarColonial - Need to Know