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In 2015, More Pelham Students Are Substance-Free

Filed in News, Parents by on June 19, 2015 • views: 733
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: 518
Tips on How to Keep Teens Safe During Spring Parties…

Spring 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: 2068
Police of the Pelhams on Keeping Teens Safe

(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: 557
Drop the Devices and Talk: Family Dinner Time Tips from PACT and Moms of Pelham

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 school […]

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The Next Family Time Is Wednesday, June 10!

Filed in Family Time, News, Parents by on June 4, 2015 • views: 349
The Next Family Time Is Wednesday, June 10!

Wednesday, 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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HOPP (Heart of Pelham PACT) Award

Filed in Community/PACT, Parents, Youth by on May 12, 2015 • views: 0
HOPP (Heart of Pelham PACT) 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, […]

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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: 353
Red Carpet Night at Family Time, Friday, May 1!

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. No […]

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January 2015 Parenting for Prevention Newsletter

Filed in News, Parents by on April 17, 2015 0 Comments • views: 387
January 2015 Parenting for Prevention Newsletter

Here’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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We Connect. It Matters.

Filed in Community/PACT, News, Parents, We Connect. It Matters. by on April 15, 2015 4 Comments • views: 0
We Connect. It Matters.

PACT’s “We Connect. It Matters.” Campaign The connections we make as we navigate through life help shape our decisions, our identity and our future.  Connections with parents, friends, teachers, youth leaders, coaches and neighbors all teach us in some way how to think and act, steering us in a direction that may or may not be […]

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Please Take PACT’s Website Parent Feedback Survey

Filed in News, Parents, Uncategorized by on January 26, 2015 • views: 387
Please Take PACT’s Website Parent Feedback Survey

PACT 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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Talk About It: Alcohol, Adults, Holiday Parties and Teens

Filed in Parents by on December 22, 2014 • views: 365
Talk About It: Alcohol, Adults, Holiday Parties and Teens

The holidays are a time of celebrating with family and friends and recognizing those important to us. But the preponderance of holiday parties –– some at which adults are drinking alcohol and it is often readily available to teens –– can create opportunities for teens to engage in risky behaviors and make potentially dangerous decisions. […]

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Family Time Celebrates “Ghostbusters” on the Red Carpet, Friday, October 10, 2014

Filed in Family Time, News by on October 1, 2014 • views: 342
Family Time Celebrates “Ghostbusters” on the Red Carpet, Friday, October 10, 2014

Lights! Camera! Family Time! Celebrate PACT’s first Family Time of the new school year next Friday, Oct. 10 with a 7:00pm showing of the 30th anniversary of “Ghostbusters” (digitally remastered) at The Picture House. Come early before the movie begins and let PACT make you a star with a red-carpet family photo opportunity. Red carpet […]

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