May 19 COVID-19 Update

Dr. Champ

Dear Pelham Parents and Community Members,

Throughout this period of Distance Learning, our teachers have sought to develop different ways to engage students and their families within the remote environment. With that in mind, I'm excited to share a Virtual Escape Room Challenge for our students in grades 6-12 (younger students are welcome to try as well with help from their parents or older siblings). The challenge, organized by our math department, will test students' problem-solving skills and hopefully provide a little family fun. When the time comes, don't forget to Tell em' you're from _____!" Once you complete the escape room, take a picture of yourself with the certificate and send it to your math teacher. 

Over the course of the next few weeks, there will be a number of virtual events that we hope you can "attend." These include the PMHS Storyteller's Celebration on June 11 and the High School Senior Awards Ceremony on June 15. We will share more information, including links to view these events in the coming weeks. 

Please enjoy a pleasant evening.


Cheryl H. Champ

Superintendent of Schools


Social Distancing Guidelines

  • Stay home as much as possible, even if you feel healthy
  • Refrain from congregating in groups and maintain a distance of at least 6 feet between yourself and others
  • Refrain from social gatherings, playdates and sleepovers with friends
  • Do not visit public playgrounds
  • Use caution when visiting grocery stores/pharmacies and consider delivery services for food and groceries.
  • When maintaining social distancing is not possible, cover your nose and mouth with a cloth or mask when you leave home. 
  • Wash your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds.
  • Avoid touching your face, especially your mouth, nose, or eyes. 

Contact Information for Social Workers and Student Assistance Counselor

Our social workers and student assistance counselor continue to be available to support those who are experiencing hardships and need assistance. Please feel free to contact: 

Information on Community Organizations Offering Assistance 

Additionally, organizations such as Pelham Together, the Junior League of Pelham and our faith community have offered their assistance with those families with a variety of needs, including food, child care, and other demands of day-to-day life. The Pelham Civic Association is also available for families that have fallen on hard times due to this pandemic. Please feel free to reach out in confidentiality for potential assistance to Richard Davidian, Vice President, Community programs at (914-552-0872) or Dr. Stan Trocchia, Chairman, Good Neighbors program

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