School & Youth News
Rotary Scholars of the Month
Two Pelham Memorial High School seniors—Julia Meyerson and Adam Wolf— were recognized by Rotary Club of the Pelhams as Marilyn Stiefvater Scholars of the Month in February.
“More Than Just a Token:” The Role of Student Volunteers in Refugee Resettlement
Hearts & Homes for Refugees (HHR) just completed its Love Your Neighbor drive run by the organization’s Students for Refugees (SFR) clubs. The students at nearly a dozen Westchester high schools collected personal and household products for 21 refugee families in the county.
Introducing Dory the Dog! Project Community Brings Dog Therapy to Pelham’s Kids with Special Needs
Love was definitely in the air on Sunday, February 12th, at the Pelham Art Center as Project Community hosted a three-hour Valentine’s celebration for children with special needs. The special attraction for the kids was welcoming Dory the Dog – a specially trained, certified therapy dog. This is all part of their successful, long-running program Project CHILDD (Community Help In Learning about Developmental Disabilities), which gives participants (ages 3 to young adult) with special needs encouragement to engage in fun, social activities with their peers, and supervising nurses and teen mentors.
More Broadway World Recognition!
Congratulations to PMHS Junior Maddy Lyons, who was recognized as a Runner Up by Broadway World in the category of Best Actress for her role as Maureen in the SOOP Theatre Company’s production of “Rent.”