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Pelham Celebrated Healthy Teen Brain Day on April 20

Filed in Community/PACT, News by on April 22, 2016 • views: 355
Pelham Celebrated Healthy Teen Brain Day on April 20

April 20 has become associated with a drug culture that celebrates cannabis use on 4/20 at 4:20 or with any reference to 420. Throughout Westchester County, municipalities and coalitions joined forces to raise awareness about the risks associated with adolescent marijuana use and proclaimed April 20, 2016 as Healthy Teen Brain Day. While today’s teens are […]

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Congrats to the HOPP Award Recipients for February and March

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on April 12, 2016 • views: 263
Congrats to the HOPP Award Recipients for February and March

Congratulations to Pelham Memorial High School students Matt Biskup (top left) and Eli MacColl (top right), who were honored with the February HOPP Award, and PMHS students Cian Burns (bottom left) and Elody Paulino (bottom right), who received the March HOPP Award. Through the HOPP Award, PACT is seeking to acknowledge those sometimes quiet achievements […]

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PACT Town Hall March 15 — Screening of Beyond Measure

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on March 1, 2016 • views: 341
PACT Town Hall March 15 — Screening of Beyond Measure

Tuesday, March 15th  ♦  7:00 p.m.   ♦  The Picture House     The Picture House, PACT, The Pelham Education Foundation and Pelham PTA Council Co-Host Screening of New Education Documentary BEYOND MEASURE Follow-Up to Critically-Acclaimed Film Race to Nowhere On Tuesday, March 15th at 7:00 p.m. The Picture House Regional Film Center, PACT, the Pelham Education […]

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PACT Is Looking for a Social Marketing Manager/Project Coordinator

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Uncategorized by on February 18, 2016 • views: 361
PACT Is Looking for a Social Marketing Manager/Project Coordinator

PACT is Hiring! Are you looking for a way to make an im-PACT in the lives of Pelham’s youth?  PACT is looking for a new part-time Social Marketing Manager / Project Coordinator.  The position drives PACT’s public facing work, managing the coalition’s multi-faceted communication plan and coordinating member and community programming.  The ideal candidate will have strong […]

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A Video That Shows Pelham Middle Schoolers Are Leaders

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, We Connect. It Matters., Youth by on February 12, 2016 • views: 321
A Video That Shows Pelham Middle Schoolers Are Leaders

Pelham student Jonathan Salama produced this great video that captures the first  middle school Youth Leadership Summit, which was held in December at the Pelham Country Club. Enjoy!

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PMHS Freshmen Jennifer Bell and Joey Silva Are Recipents of the January HOPP (Heart of Pelham PACT) Award

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on February 9, 2016 • views: 258
PMHS Freshmen Jennifer Bell and Joey Silva Are Recipents of the January HOPP (Heart of Pelham PACT) Award

Pelham Memorial High School freshmen Jennifer Bell and Joey Silva were honored with the January Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award.  Through the HOPP Award, PACT is seeking to acknowledge those sometimes quiet achievements and contributions of students that may not ordinarily be recognized.  The January HOPP Award is sponsored by Art Scinta of Houlihan […]

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Talk on “Teen Suicide, Mental Health and Prevention” This Thursday, February 11 at The Manor Club

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, Parents, Youth by on February 9, 2016 • views: 242
Talk on “Teen Suicide, Mental Health and Prevention” This Thursday, February 11 at The Manor Club

Suicide is the third leading cause of death for youth age 10-24, according the National Alliance on Mental Illness. With the recent tragic loss of two Fordham Prep students, many parents are seeking information to better inform their discussions with their teens about suicide and understanding what they can do to prevent it. The Manor […]

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The New Facts About Marijuana – And What Pelham Teens Think About It

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Uncategorized, Youth by on February 3, 2016 • views: 472
The New Facts About Marijuana – And What Pelham Teens Think About It

As the legalization of both medical and recreational marijuana in many states takes hold, teens and adults may underestimate the effects and risks of using this increasingly available drug. As February is Marijuana Awareness Month, PACT wants to take a moment to update parents on what marijuana use is like today – among other things […]

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Pelham’s PACT Coalition Announces December Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award Recipients

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on January 9, 2016 • views: 268
Pelham’s PACT Coalition Announces December Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award Recipients

Congratulations to Pelham Memorial High School senior Clara Choate and junior Gregory Gordon, who were honored with the December Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award. Through the HOPP Award, PACT is seeking to acknowledge those sometimes quiet achievements and contributions of students that may not ordinarily be recognized. The December HOPP Award is sponsored by […]

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PACT Holds First Middle School Youth Leadership Summit

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on January 6, 2016 • views: 285
PACT Holds First Middle School Youth Leadership Summit

Following in the footsteps of its popular biennial leadership summits for high schoolers, PACT held its first Middle School Youth Leadership Summit on Thursday, December 3 at the Pelham Country Club. The summit aimed to provide students with an opportunity for them to work with their peers to identify issues they face and potential solutions to […]

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Pelham’s PACT Coalition Announces November Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award Recipients

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on December 9, 2015 • views: 277
Pelham’s PACT Coalition Announces November Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award Recipients

Congratulations to Pilar Vigil (right) and Zachary Leonard (left), who were honored with the November HOPP (Heart of Pelham PACT) Award. Through the HOPP Award, PACT is seeking to acknowledge those sometimes quiet achievements and contributions of students that may not ordinarily be recognized. The November HOPP Award is sponsored by Simply Precise Events. Pilar […]

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HOPP Award Winners: 2015 – 2016

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on December 9, 2015 • views: 0
HOPP Award Winners: 2015 – 2016

Below are the HOPP (Heart of Pelham PACT) Award Recipients for the 2015 –  2016 school year (in reverse chronological order). The HOPP recognizes young people who demonstrate outstanding personal qualities, are making healthy choices, and are serving as a positive influence on their peers through their actions and words. HOPP Award Winners for May […]

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