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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: 371
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: 366
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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Resources on Social Media and Apps

Filed in News, Parents, Youth by on August 1, 2016 • views: 428
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: 361
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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Summer Tips

Filed in Parents, We Connect. It Matters., Youth by on July 7, 2016 • views: 0
Summer Tips

Summer is a great time to model a healthy lifestyle and connect with your teen about making safe and smart decisions. Check out our resources below to learn how you can Talk, Care, Guide, and Model to savor the summer. [embeddoc url=”http://pelhampact.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/PACT-Summer-PC_V3.pdf” download=”all”]

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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: 315
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: 350
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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Prevention Resources for Summer

Filed in News, Parents by on June 21, 2016 • views: 349
Prevention Resources for Summer

It’s time for the lazy, crazy, hazy days of summer! But summer also means there is an increased risk that teenagers will use drugs or alcohol during the more relaxed summer months. According to Bradford Health Services, most teens first try drugs or alcohol during the summer, and by the end of the summer, 940,400 […]

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End-of-Year Parties for PMS Students

Filed in News, Parents, Youth by on June 13, 2016 • views: 297
End-of-Year Parties for PMS Students

All Pelham Middle School students finishing 6th, 7th, or 8th grades are invited to join Pelham PACT for two end-of-year parties the week of June 20: a Kinetic Sports Party or a Pelham Country Club Bowling Party. Sign up at the PMS office. Cash or checks (made out to Pelham PACT) will be accepted at […]

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Prom Tips

Filed in Community/PACT, Parents, We Connect. It Matters. by on May 31, 2016 • views: 0
Prom Tips

Make plans for Prom—and talk about them together. PMHS Junior Prom is later this month—with Senior Prom coming up in June—so now is a great time to talk with your teen about staying safe during this exciting evening. Partnership for Drug-Free Kids has a checklist with items to discuss and finalize with your prom-going teen, […]

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The Hunting Ground Screening and Panel Discussion on May 23

Filed in Community/PACT, Events, Parents, Youth by on May 17, 2016 • views: 379
The Hunting Ground Screening and Panel Discussion on May 23

Pelham’s Community Care Center, PACT, The Women’s Empowerment Club & The Pelham Picture House present a screening of The Hunting Ground, a 1-hour documentary film about sexual assault on college campuses. The screening, held on May 23 at 7:00pm, will be  followed by a panel discussion featuring Rebecca Zipkin, staff attorney at Sanctuary for Families, and Megan Wilen, LCSW, counselor at […]

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PACT Is Hiring a New Executive Director!

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents by on April 28, 2016 • views: 421
PACT Is Hiring a New Executive Director!

PACT seeks a dynamic and collaborative Executive Director to embrace the mission, execute the strategic plan and direct the day to day operations of its substance use prevention and youth development efforts.

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