District Announcements

  • Advocacy Effort - Urge NYS to Fully Fund Foundation Aid

    Please consider helping the Board of Education and the Advocacy and Community Engagement Committee with their latest effort. The e-mail campaign is intended to urge the state to release the Foundation Aid that is due to school districts such as Pelham. For more information and to lend your voice, please click here.

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  • Board of Education Meeting - March 28, 2017

    The Board of Education of the Pelham Public Schools will meet on Tuesday, March 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 continue its review of the 2017-18 preliminary budget, focusing on sections regarding General Support, Transportation, Community Services, Instruction, Special Education, Guidance and Athletics. The Board may also discuss hiring a professional search firm to assist with recruiting superintendent candidates. Additionally, the Board is expected to continue its discussion on a possible bond to replace the Hutchinson School façade and to consider other capital projects.

    The full agenda can by seeing by clicking here and then clicking on the "March 28, 2017" tab on the left side of the screen.

    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.

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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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