Pelham children enjoy recreation department day camp

Pelham children enjoy recreation department day camp

By Matt Michailoff, Our Town Editor
August 16, 2017
Filed under From Our Own Summer Correspondents, Top Stories

PROSPECT HILL SCHOOL — There was laughing running, and playing all around the field. Pelham children ages seven to 12 enjoyed the Pelham Recreation Department Day Camp. This camp was filled with the outdoor activities elementary grade students enjoy. The program ran from 9 am to 4 pm with different...

Picking black raspberries and making jam during annual trip to Illinois

Picking black raspberries and making jam during annual trip to Illinois

By Julia Kindig, Student Life Editor
August 11, 2017
Filed under From Our Own Summer Correspondents, Top Stories

GALENA, Ill. — Every summer my family and I come to this town where there are hills of hay bales and woodsy woods. When we are here, we make black raspberry jam. A black raspberry is a blackberry and a raspberry combined. You might think that the berry would be big, but actually the berries are very...

Diary of a school year ending and the summer’s many activities

Diary of a school year ending and the summer’s many activities

By Emily Rackley, News Editor
August 9, 2017
Filed under From Our Own Summer Correspondents, Top Stories

It was the last day of school. You were thinking about all of the great memories you made this year. You're singing end-of-school songs in your head. At least this is what I was doing. It was my last year at Colonial School, and I know I will miss that school a lot. But I have a new adventure ahead of me. MIDD...

Pelham Summer Experience offers kids wide range of fun classes at middle school

Pelham Summer Experience offers kids wide range of fun classes at middle school

By Julia Findikyan, Staff Reporter
July 19, 2017
Filed under From Our Own Summer Correspondents, Top Stories

PELHAM MIDDLE SCHOOL-- Every summer, a program called Pelham Summer Experience offers a series of classes here under the direction of Dr. Ruth Kambar. Some classes offered included Babysitting and First Aid, Ballroom Dancing, Basic Photography, The World of Painting, Woodworking, Beginner Rocketry,...

Some kids miss Pure Bliss frozen yogurt shop after closure

Some kids miss Pure Bliss frozen yogurt shop after closure

By Gabby Ahitow, Literary Magazine Editor
July 19, 2017
Filed under From Our Own Summer Correspondents, Top Stories

PELHAM — If you want a less sugary option to ice cream, you’re out of luck this summer because Pure Bliss, the only frozen yogurt store in town, closed. Kids of Pelham were mostly disappointed at the closing. Some questioned why the owners decided to shut up shop. “I was infuriated when I...

First day of middle school for class of 2022 is orientation

By Georgia Russello and Charlotte Nanda
September 8, 2015
Filed under From Our Own Summer Correspondents

PMS — The new Pelham Middle School students had their first day of sixth grade, which was a two-hour orientation. The incoming sixth graders were able to find their lockers and practice opening them. They also met their homeroom teachers and had a tour of the school. Tomorrow will be the...

Diary of a summer: Family, friends, water parks, amusement park in epic trip to Belgium

Diary of a summer: Family, friends, water parks, amusement park in epic trip to Belgium

By Ben Busschaert, Sports Editor
September 6, 2015
Filed under From Our Own Summer Correspondents, Top Stories

June 27: I'm sooo excited!! Tomorrow, I am going to Belgium on vacation, and it has been two years since I have been there, so I am anxious to see all my friends and family. I'll write again soon. June 29: Right now, I'm in the airport of Dublin, Ireland. In America, the time would be 12:30ish am,...

Park City, Utah, is not just an awesome place for skiing

By Ella Miller, A&E Editor
September 5, 2015
Filed under From Our Own Summer Correspondents

PARK CITY, Utah — When you hear those words, you might think, "Oh yeah, that really great place to ski." Although Park City is a great skiing place with a lot of excellent mountains, it is also a great place to visit for summer vacations. I went there for a wedding, but arrived a few days beforehand...

Thirteen-year-old Kate Douglas makes waves with new swimming record

By Kathryn Alexander, Staff Reporter
September 3, 2015
Filed under From Our Own Summer Correspondents

PELHAM — Kate Douglas can swim two laps of freestyle in 25.80 seconds. She's also a 13 year old. Kate qualified for the Olympic Trials. Depending on her performance there, she might go on to being an Olympic athlete. Kate is just .53 seconds behind Missy Franklin's record for 14 and under swimmers....

End of the summer, beginning of sixth grade: who’s ready?

By Amelie L'Henaff, Staff Reporter
September 3, 2015
Filed under From Our Own Summer Correspondents

PELHAM — The summer is coming to an end, and while some students are upset, others are excited. Starting a new school is not easy even when your best friends are right there with you. Some kids are going to Pelham Middle School. Parents are busy out buying their children's school supplies. The students...

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