District Announcements

  • 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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  • June 29 Board of Education Meeting

    The Board of Education of the Pelham Public Schools will meet on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 8:45 am in the Superintendent’s Conference Room at the District Central Office, 18 Franklin Place, Pelham, NY 10803.

    The Board is expected to discuss matters relating to the PMHS locker room renovation project as well as the renovation of Friendship Field.

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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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  • Joseph Catania Expected to be Named Technology Director

    The Board of Education is expected to appoint Joseph Catania as the new Director of Technology. Please click here for more information

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  • Summer ACT/SAT Prep & Enrichment Courses

    The Teacher Institute of Lower Westchester will be offering SAT/ACT Prep Courses at PMHS this summer and fall as well as Summer Experience Camps for Grades K-9 at Pelham Middle School, including science, arts, reading/writing, history, drama, technology, mathematics, music and hands-on-hobbies. Click the links for more information.

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  • Middle School Authorized as IB World School

    Pelham Middle School recently received its official authorization as an International Baccalaureate World School. Please click here to learn more about the authorization

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  • School Budget Approved and New BOE Members Elected

    The 2017-18 School Budget was approved by voters 1,085-186. 

    Jessica DeDomenico and Sue Bratone Childs were both elected to three-year terms on the Board of Education.

    Game Day was the winner of the Kids Vote

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  • Pelham Focus: 2017-18 Budget Edition

    Please click here to read the Spring edition of the FOCUS Newsletter that details the 2017-18 Proposed Budget.

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  • PMHS Ranked Among Top High Schools

    PMHS was ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the 47th best high school in New York State and by The Washington Post as the 21st most challenging high school in the state. Please click here to read more about these rankings

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  • District to Appoint New Assistant Superintendent for Business

    Superintendent Dr. Giarrizzo will recommend the appointment of James Hricay as the new Assistant Superintendent for Business at the Board of Education's meeting Tuesday night. Please click here for more information. 

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