Joseph Longobardi, principal of Pelham Middle School, will retire in June after a 39-year-long career in education. He was hired as the district’s first special education teacher and went on to hold several administrative positions before being appointed Middle School principal in 1992. District Superintendent Dennis Lauro described him as… Read More →
The Pelham Math Committee, a group of parents advocating the overhaul of the Pelham School District’s elementary math program, has taken its cause to the Internet and developed a pretty deep website on the subject. This reporter isn’t picking sides in this fight, but I thought people who have been… Read More →
The Pelham Schools will host an informational meeting for parents of prospective pre-k students at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 9, in the Hutchinson School Library. Kindergarten teachers from the four elementary schools will be on hand to explain the curriculum and answer parents’ questions. Parents may park on Second… Read More →
Pelham voters have approved a $61.5 million school budget plan. The budget increases spending by 2.59 percent, which school officials said was the lowest increase in 14 years, and raises the tax levy 2.85 percent. Margaret O’Leary and incumbents Marti Arden and Lisa Kiernan were also elected to the Pelham… Read More →
Three candidates are running for three seats on the Pelham Board of Education. Incumbents Marti Arden and Lisa Kiernan are seeking re-election and newcomer Margaret Ann O’Leary is running. Board president John Brice is not seeking re-election. Board members serve three-year terms.
Students can expect to return to their classrooms at the Colonial School Wednesday, the Pelham School District has announced. The school was closed and students relocated after two workers were injured in a construction accident Oct. 31. Parents are also invited to a meeting tonight at 7:30 pm in the… Read More →
Students from Colonial School in Pelham will be reassigned to other district schools for at least the next two weeks, following a construction accident Saturday that sent two workers to the hospital. Starting Tuesday, each grade will move to a location at one of four other schools while the district… Read More →