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New School Year, New HOPP Award!

Filed in Community/PACT, News by on September 13, 2016 • views: 174
New School Year, New HOPP Award!

We can all agree that the teenagers in Pelham are amazing! They are smart, kind, passionate, talented, involved in the community, and so much more! The Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award is a chance to honor the youth in our community for achievements and qualities that go beyond academics or athletics, including COMPASSION, LEADERSHIP, […]

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Family Fun & Fitness Day!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents by on September 7, 2016 • views: 241
Family Fun & Fitness Day!

FAMILY FUN & FITNESS DAY Games, Activities, Fitness, Health, Prizes, Giveaways and More! Saturday, September 17th | 9:30am – 2:30pm A-Game Sports, 856 Main St., New Rochelle 10801 Sponsored by: Experience the full 25,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, as well as the new activities and programs at A-GAME SPORTS in New Rochelle! Meet our experienced coaches, […]

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What is Social-Emotional Learning? What does SEL have to do with PACT?

Filed in News, Parents by on September 7, 2016 • views: 279
What is Social-Emotional Learning? What does SEL have to do with PACT?

Here at Pelham PACT Coalition, we focus our time and resources on raising awareness of and efforts to prevent substance use and abuse. Our coalition attempts to empower youth to make healthy decisions, including the decision not to use or abuse drugs and alcohol. That commitment is made stronger the sooner that adults, parents, and […]

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This Recovery Month, Families and Communities Can Make a Difference

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Youth by on September 2, 2016 • views: 248
This Recovery Month, Families and Communities Can Make a Difference

Every September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), sponsors National Recovery Month to increase awareness of behavioral health conditions. This observance promotes the belief that: behavioral health is essential to health, prevention works, treatment is effective, and people recover from mental and/or […]

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The 2016-17 Community Calendar of the Pelhams Now On Sale!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents by on August 31, 2016 • views: 322
The 2016-17 Community Calendar of the Pelhams Now On Sale!

It’s here! The 2016-2017 Community Calendar of the Pelhams is now on sale at a location near you! Each calendar has the entire Pelham School calendar, as well as events from Pelham PACT and other local organizations, venues, and businesses. There is also ample room to write in doctor’s appointments, sports practices, and the like. […]

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Save the Date: Pelham PACT Events Fall 2016

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents, Youth by on August 16, 2016 • views: 313
Save the Date: Pelham PACT Events Fall 2016

Fall is an extremely busy time here in Pelham, so save the dates for these upcoming Pelham PACT Coalition events, including our annual Town Hall where you can hear from our summer interns. And don’t worry—the Community Calendar of the Pelhams is on the way, so you can keep track of these events and more […]

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Intern Update: Y2Y Conference

Filed in Community/PACT, Internships, News, Youth by on August 8, 2016 • views: 305
Intern Update: Y2Y Conference

“This conference allowed me to meet new people and have new friends. It made me feel good about myself and allowed me to open up without judgment.” From July 28-31, the 2016 Pelham PACT summer interns attended the Youth to Youth International Eastern States Conference, held at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. Ten students […]

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Resources on Social Media and Apps

Filed in News, Parents, Youth by on August 1, 2016 • views: 371
Resources on Social Media and Apps

According to Pew Research, 73% of teens have access to a smartphone, and Snapchat is now the most popular social networking app among teens, per the Piper Jaffray study “Taking Stock With Teens,” having ousted Instagram earlier this year. But many digital analysts predict that Snapchat won’t stay on top for long, as a majority […]

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Upcoming Prevention Training Events in Westchester

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, News, Parents by on July 18, 2016 • views: 324
Upcoming Prevention Training Events in Westchester

The Westchester Coalition for Drug and Alcohol Free Youth is sponsoring two prevention events this fall: one for parents and one for health and science teachers. Dr. Bertha K. Madras, Professor of Psychobiology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, will present at both trainings. More information is below!     In Defense […]

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Meet our Summer 2016 Interns!

Filed in Community/PACT, Internships, News, Youth by on July 14, 2016 • views: 317
Meet our Summer 2016 Interns!

Pelham PACT Coalition is proud to introduce our group of 2016 summer interns! The 2016 PACT Summer Internship Program is project-based and will allow teens the opportunity to create a project and marketing plan, express their ideas and opinions about youth engagement, and build their leadership skills. In addition to their work over the summer, […]

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Congratulations to the 2015-16 HOPP Award Recipients!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on July 1, 2016 • views: 258
Congratulations to the 2015-16 HOPP Award Recipients!

As summer begins, PACT wishes to congratulate all of the Pelham high schoolers who were recipients of the HOPP (Heart of Pelham PACT) Award during the 2015-16 school year. The full poster is below, featuring all of the winners, and it will be displayed in businesses throughout town. The HOPP Award recognizes young people who demonstrate […]

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Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award Recipients for May 2016

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, Youth by on June 23, 2016 • views: 306
Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award Recipients for May 2016

Pelham Memorial High School senior Kelly Knapp and junior Teddy Carey were honored with the May 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 May HOPP Award is sponsored by the Pelham Civic […]

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