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In 2015, More Pelham Students Are Substance-Free

Filed in News, Parents by on June 19, 2015 • views: 724
In 2015, More Pelham Students Are Substance-Free

Survey, conducted earlier this year and anonymously administered to Pelham students in the 8th, 10th and 12th grades, shows significant reductions in youth substance use of alcohol, cigarettes and marijuana since 2009.

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Tips on How to Keep Teens Safe During Spring Parties…

Filed in News, Parents by on June 15, 2015 • views: 508
Tips on How to Keep Teens Safe During Spring Parties…

FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailSpring is in the air, finally. And for high schoolers — particularly juniors and seniors — it can mean end-of-year celebrations that may include alcohol. It doesn’t have to be that way, but how do you help your teens avoid it? This story, printed last year in The Boston Globe, is full of great tips […]

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Police of the Pelhams on Keeping Teens Safe

Filed in News, Parents, Youth by on June 13, 2015 • views: 2055
Police of the Pelhams on Keeping Teens Safe

FacebookTwitterGoogle+email(This letter appeared in The Pelham Weekly on June 12, 2015. Scroll down, to see laws that pertain to underage drinking in New York State.) We, the Police Chief of Pelham and Police Lieutenant of Pelham Manor, wish to call everyone’s attention to the increase in underage drinking during spring and summer. Nice weather, proms, […]

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Drop the Devices and Talk: Family Dinner Time Tips from PACT and Moms of Pelham

Filed in News, Parents by on June 12, 2015 • views: 547
Drop the Devices and Talk: Family Dinner Time Tips from PACT and Moms of Pelham

FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailBy now, PACT knows Pelham parents have gotten the message: that making family meal time a habit is a simple way to connect with your family and also make it less the likely that your children will use alcohol or drugs as they get older. In honor of the last Family Time of the school […]

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Drop the Devices and Talk: Family Dinner Time Tips from PACT and Moms of Pelham

Filed in Uncategorized by on June 4, 2015 • views: 422
Drop the Devices and Talk: Family Dinner Time Tips from PACT and Moms of Pelham

FacebookTwitterGoogle+email By now, PACT knows Pelham parents have gotten the message: that making family meal time a habit is a simple way to connect with your family and also make it less the likely that your children will use alcohol or drugs as they get older. In honor of the last Family Time of the […]

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The Next Family Time Is Wednesday, June 10!

Filed in Family Time, News, Parents by on June 4, 2015 • views: 345
The Next Family Time Is Wednesday, June 10!

FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailWednesday, June 10, is the last Family Time: Connections Count of the year. Make it count! … And remember all summer long that when families share regular meals together, kids are less likely to smoke, drink and use illegal drugs. Have a great summer!

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Come to a Special Screening of “The Hunting Ground”, Thursday, May 21!

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Youth by on May 15, 2015 • views: 452
Come to a Special Screening of “The Hunting Ground”, Thursday, May 21!

FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailThe Women’s Empowerment Club at Pelham Memorial High School, along with Westchester NOW, Mercy College, The Picture House and PACT, invites parents, and their high school- and college- age children, to a special screening of  “The Hunting Ground,” a startling exposé of sexual assaults on U.S. college campuses, institutional cover-ups and the brutal toll on […]

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Red Carpet Night at Family Time, Friday, May 1!

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, Family Time, News by on April 27, 2015 0 Comments • views: 349
Red Carpet Night at Family Time, Friday, May 1!

FacebookTwitterGoogle+email PACT and The Picture House are rolling out the red carpet to celebrate the next Family Time: Connections Count on Friday, May 1, with a special screening of “Cinderella”! The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with individual, group and family photos on The Picture House’s own red carpet; the movie begins at 7 p.m. […]

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January 2015 Parenting for Prevention Newsletter

Filed in News, Parents by on April 17, 2015 0 Comments • views: 381
January 2015 Parenting for Prevention Newsletter

FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailHere’s a great resource to help guide your teen through the temptations and risks of the holidays: it’s the January 2015 Parenting for Prevention Newsletter from Student Assistance Services Corp. of Westchester. To read it, click here.

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Ultimate #Selfie Video Contest

Filed in News, Youth by on April 16, 2015 0 Comments • views: 409
Ultimate #Selfie Video Contest

FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailAll Pelham ninth and tenth graders are invited to enter the Ultimate #Selfie Video contest. What do you want to be known for? What do you love about yourself and makes you the leader and special person that you are? Make a 30-90 second video about you, or a personal experience that has affected you […]

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Please Take PACT’s Website Parent Feedback Survey

Filed in News, Parents, Uncategorized by on January 26, 2015 • views: 382
Please Take PACT’s Website Parent Feedback Survey

FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailPACT is in the process of redesigning its website and plans to have pages dedicated to parents. Your input is greatly appreciated to make sure our new site connects parents to valuable resources, highlights relevant information and educates Pelham parents on topics important to raising healthy and thriving children. Please take a few moments to […]

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PMHS Y2Y Club Hands Out Flyers for Impaired Driving Awareness

Filed in News, Youth by on December 24, 2014 • views: 373
PMHS Y2Y Club Hands Out Flyers for Impaired Driving Awareness

FacebookTwitterGoogle+emailStudent Shoutout: To Pelham Memorial High School’s Y2Y (youth-to-youth) club for the impaired driving awareness campaign it launched this week at school. Members of the club — which is the local chapter of the nationwide organization formerly known as SADD — handed out candy canes along with this flyer, containing tips about staying safe this […]

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