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Distance Learning

The Pelham Public Schools is committed to providing continuity in learning for our students during the extended school closure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. While we know that these learning activities will never replicate the learning that goes on in the classroom, we hope that continuing education for students during this time will help provide structure and normalcy during this unusual and trying time. Students/parents are encouraged to reach out to their respective teachers via email with questions about the school work.

Please read the following letters for more information about the second phase of the Distance Learning Plan, which will be implemented effective Wednesday, April 1, 2020.  

Elementary K-5

  • Elementary students are expected to attend a live Morning Meeting with their teacher.

  • After the morning meeting, students can access prepared lessons, activities and assignments via Google Classroom. 

  • A second live session for elementary students to interact with their teachers will be held at 2:30pm each day, but attendance is optional.

  • Each day's assignments will be posted by 3pm the afternoon before.

  • Children should not feel pressured to complete all daily learning experiences and parents will determine a pace which is best for their child and family.  Please contact the classroom teacher should you have any questions. 

  • Parents should notify their respective school secretary if their children are not able to attend for a day or specific lesson. 

View Elementary Schedule

Access Google Classroom Via the Launchpad

View the archived version of the original Distance Learning Plan. 

Middle School/High School Gr. 6-12

  • Students in grades 6-12 are expected to follow their amended regular period schedule throughout the day Monday-Thursday and will access lessons and assignments via each of their teacher's Google Classroom page. 

  • Fridays offer additional flexibility to allow  staff to meet with students on an as-needed basis to provide support, extend learning opportunities, offer social-emotional connections, and attend to other professional responsibilities.

  • Parents should email the school secretary/attendance clerk noted in the principal's email if their child is unable to attend a particular session.

  • Time has been allocated to allow students to meet virtually with their extracurricular clubs, sports and activities each week

  • Parents of 6th-12th graders have the ability to receive daily or weekly summaries of their child's Google Classroom through Guardian summaries. If parents are not receiving any of these summaries, they may email portalhelp@pelhamschools.org for assistance. 

View the Gr. 6-12 Schedule

Access Google Classroom via the Launchpad