Our Mission: Youth of Pelham
To ensure a healthy and vibrant community for and with the youth of Pelham.
We advocate for and develop empowered youth, engaged adults, and energized community partners.
Dr. Cheryl Champ
As hard as we work to educate students in the classroom, we know that effective education of the whole child only occurs when we work together as a school system and community. I’m thrilled about the opportunity to partner with Pelham Together as we strive to help our students make healthy choices, grow emotionally, and prepare for their adult lives.
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On November 29, 2018, 100 PMHS students gathered at the Pelham Country Club for a day of leadership skill building. Working together and with our fabulous facilitator and trainer, Daniel Horgan, students discovered their working personality types, those of their peers, and how to bring it all together to solve various challenges. Real world skills and habits of good leadership in action! Thank you to the Pelham Country Club, Daniel Horgan, the Bradford Eaton Fund from Huguenot Church, community volunteers…
All 5th - 8th graders are invited to join us for some bracelet-making, hot chocolate, and cookies on Wednesday, 12/19, from 6:30 - 8 pm in the Library at Huguenot Church. For $5, each person will get dessert, hot chocolate and all the supplies necessary to make as many bracelets as he/she likes! Older kids will be there to help the younger ones. Bracelets make great gifts for the holidays!!
Stay tuned for our Video Game Night being planned by Pelham high-schoolers for 5th - 8th graders. Expected mid-January, exact date and time TBD. Rather than talk through a headset, come talk to each other face to face...while playing some of your favorite video games! And, yes, there will be snacks!
By Kate Ashford Smartphone use is now a fact of life for kids. Ninety-five percent of teens ages 13 to 17 say they have a smartphone or access to one, according to the latest data from the Pew Research Center, and 45% report being online “almost constantly.” The most...read more
Ask any teenager today, and most would say cigarette smoking is disgusting. Without hesitation. Society has done a good job of educating our young people about the dangers of cigarette smoke and tobacco. However, the same...read more
By Kate Ashford
It’s one thing to talk about how much time everyone spends on screens and smartphones—but it’s another to actually put a plan in place to regulate it. Here are some thoughts from several Pelham families.
There are Pelham teens vaping in our high school and middle school. When our kids roll their eyes at our warnings, we better have some facts, figures, and details to impress upon them the possible consequences of their decision to vape. We don’t yet have the luxury of 30 years-worth of research, but more and more studies like this one point out the dangers.read more
By Kate Ashford It’s one thing to talk about how much time everyone spends on screens and smartphones—but it’s another to actually put a plan in place to regulate it. But a plan is helpful. More than half of teens report that they spend too much time on their...read more
On October 18th at The Picture House Regional Film Center, Pelham Together hosted a film screening of LIKE, a documentary that explores the impact of social media in our lives—adults and children alike. The goal of the film is to inspire all of us to self-regulate,...read more
Please join us in ensuring a healthy, safe environment for and with the youth of Pelham. We thrive on the active involvement of all sectors in the Pelham community including students, parents, businesses, religious organizations, schools, elected officials, public service, and governments. Contact us to find out more, volunteer your expertise, or make a donation to help fund our programs. Together we can accomplish so much more.