District Announcements

  • Board of Education Meeting: December 19

    The Board of Education of the Pelham Public Schools will meet on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 7:15 pm in the Middle School Library on the second floor of Pelham Middle School, 28 Franklin Pl, Pelham, NY 10803.

    At the meeting, the Board will hold a brief regular business meeting before conducting a work session to continue its discussion on the proposed 2018 facilities bond.

    More information on the proposed bond is available by clicking "Hutchinson School Facade/Bond" under the "District" tab at www.pelhamschools.org.

    In addition to Dr. Champ'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 Jim Hricay on Finances and Facilities. 

    Please note that the previously scheduled Foreign Language Elementary School (FLES) program update has been rescheduled for Jan. 9.

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

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  • School Website Survey

    The District is seeking feedback on our website, www.pelhamschools.org as well as our individual school websites and other communications tools.
     
    Please complete this survey by Friday, January 5, 2018. The results will be used to help us improve our website and communication practices.
     
    Thank for your assistance.
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  • Bond Update: BOE to Decide Preliminary Scope Dec. 19

    For the past several months, the Board of Education has been studying a variety of possible facilities projects that could be included in a proposed bond referendum planned for May 2018.

    Over each of its last two meetings, the Board has been working to prioritize these projects based on their seriousness, urgency, and likelihood of the issue getting worse if not addressed. These discussions will culminate in a determination of a preliminary bond scope that will be shared at the Board’s meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 7:15 pm in the Middle School Library.

    Please read more about the projects being considered and the next steps in the process.

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  • Board of Education Plans Replacement of Hutchinson School

    The Board of Education at its meeting on Oct. 17 determined that building a new school is the best option to meet the needs of Hutchinson. Please read more about this important decision.

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  • Video Tour of Hutchinson/ Community Meetings

    A video tour of Hutchinson School and recordings of the two community meetings about the proposed bond are now available for viewing on the project website. Questions and feedback about the Hutchinson School options and the bond in general should be directed to boe@pelhamschools.org.

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  • Q&A on Hutchinson School

    Please take a moment to review this Q&A regarding the Hutchinson School facade project and related bond referendum that the Board is considering. Further information on the bond is available on the Hutchinson School facade project page

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  • 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.”

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  • 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.

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  • View BOE Meetings: Agendas, Live, Archive

    Click Here for Meeting Agendas.

    Click Here for Meetings Live online or watch on Cablevision 77 and FiOS 42.

    Click Here for Archived Board Meetings and Other Events.



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  • Kindergarten and New Student Registration

    Click Here for Forms and Requirements

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