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7th grade field trip to boundless adventures
Orchestra students perform on stage.

Middle School Music Students Delight with Winter Concerts
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Author Jasmine Warga speaks to students in the middle school library.

Author Jasmine Warga Visits Pelham Middle School. Read more about the author visit.

Middle School Art students at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Frick Collection.

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Students carry water bottles on their head to represent the struggles of people in South Sudan.

The 7th graders walked on Franklin Field carrying a gallon (or more) of water to simulate the experiences of millions of women and children who walk everyday to get water for their families. 

Along with their reading of A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park, students completed research projects on various water based charities around the world, and as a class, they chose one towards which to actively donate.This year, they are donating to water.org to support their efforts in combating water scarcity, accessibility, and toxicity. They hope to raise at least $4,000 to fund projects that will help change the lives of people who are struggling.

If you would like to donate, you can access our donation page here: https://give.water.org/fundraiser/10234/

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The Bardekova Ensemble Performs at PMS

Middle School Band students enjoyed the sweet sounds of the Bardekova Ensemble during period 8 on Friday, April 12, thanks to Band Director Mr. Andrew Van Bochove. The Ensemble, a woodwind quintet, featured five professional musicians. Through the experience, students could see how a chamber ensemble functions seamlessly without a conductor. Students enjoyed various music, including compositions by Gershwin, Vivaldi, and Celia Cruz. It was an outstanding performance enjoyed by all.

Gold Star Status for Pelham Middle School

Congratulations to the students and staff! Pelham Middle School has once again been named a Gold Star No Place for Hate School by the Anti-Defamation League for the 2023-24 School Year. A Gold Star honor is reserved for schools committed to combatting bullying and enhancing a culture of respect and inclusivity. Gold Star schools complete four or more anti-bias school-wide activities during the year. A special thanks to the No Place for Hate Club students led by Ms. Goldstein.

Holocaust Survivors Visit PMS

Holocaust survivors Sami Steigmann and Hannah Holsten shared their incredible stories of survival with Pelham’s 8th graders on March 7th and 18th, respectively. Sami and Hannah's presentations continued a longstanding tradition that augments the students’ study of the Holocaust and World War II. Prior to the discussion, 8th graders completed their reading and study of “Night” by Elie Wiesel. Following the presentations, the students had the opportunity to ask questions of Mr. Steigmann and Ms. Holsten. 

PMS Production of Seussical Jr.

Congratulations to the incredible Pelham Middle School Drama Club cast and crew for the production of "Seussical Jr.," performed January 26-28, 2024! View photos and the Playbill of this outstanding performance.

A cartoon pelican holding a newspaper.

Read the newest articles from the Pelham Post!

The Pelham Post provides Pelham Middle School students the opportunity to explore local and world news, express their creativity and thoughtfulness, and publish original writing & media for their peers and community. Follow our stories and experience the world around us through our eyes!

Happy reading!

Interested in writing for The Pelham Post?

See Ms. Pinsker to find out more information. Newspaper  Club meeting dates vary. Check our Google Classroom (code: 4l2a7co) for announcements and important messages.

 

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