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Welcome to the Hutchinson Elementary School website, and thank you for joining us.

Here you will find information about us as a learning community, including academics, expectations and procedures, schools calendars, newsletters, various class pages, and much more!


Trisha Fitzgerald, Principal

Hutchinson students shine every day!

District Announcements

  • August 17 Board of Education Meeting

    The Board of Education of the Pelham Public Schools will meet on Thursday, August 17. The public session is scheduled to begin at 8:15 pm in the Middle School Library on the second floor of Pelham Middle School, 28 Franklin Pl, Pelham, NY 10803.  It is anticipated that the Board will meet at 7:00 pm and go immediately into Executive Session in the Superintendent's Conference Room before the public meeting.

     During the public meeting, the Board will conduct a work session with representatives from KG&D Architects and Calgi Construction Co. to discuss the planned Hutchinson façade replacement and other capital improvements that may be considered by the Board.  

    The full agenda will be available for viewing 24 hours before the meeting.


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  • Chromebooks - Grade 8-12

    At the close of the 2016-2017 school year, our scholars were not required to return their Chromebooks. Please be aware that on Monday, August 21st all district Chromebooks will be disabled for updates. The following must be completed to have a student's Chromebook re-enabled:


    • Chromebook Acceptable Use Regulation signed by both parent/guardian and student
    • Insurance Acceptance/Decline Waiver signed by parent/guardian
    • Provide a check for $27.00 for insurance made payable to Pelham Union Free School District (Pelham UFSD).  Failure to sign the insurance waiver portion of this form or provide a check (if applicable) will lead to the student’s Chromebook not being re-enabled.


    To provide students/families more convenient options to submit documentation and payment, the PUFSD Technology Department will be available before the start of the school year on these dates and times:

    What: Signed Chromebook AUP Form/Insurance Payment Collection/Device Activation

    Where: Pelham Memorial High School, hallway outside Room 113A

    When:    Wednesday August 30th, Thursday August 31st and Friday September 1st from 8:30 am- 3:30 pm


    ***Students who do not come during the above times can also bring the required documentation to room 113A during Academy after school begins***

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  • Architects Provide Update on Hutchinson School Facade

    At the Board of Education's July 11 meeting, Architect Russell Davidson provided an update on the status of the planned Hutchinson School facade replacement and other capital improvements being considered for a bond referendum next school year. 

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  • Dr. Cheryl Champ Announced as Next Superintendent of Schools

    The Board of Education of the Pelham Public Schools is excited to announce that Dr. Cheryl  H. Champ will be appointed as the District’s next Superintendent of Schools at the Board’s meeting on Tuesday, July 11 and assume the position on August 8, 2017.

    Dr. Champ is currently the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction for the Sewanhaka Central High School District in Floral Park, NY, which serves 8,500 students in grades 7-12 and has a staff of 1,200. She comes to Pelham with over 20 years of experience as an educator, having begun her career as a music teacher in South Carolina, North Carolina and upstate New York before serving as assistant principal of Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School and principal of Lakeland High School in Yorktown, NY.  Dr. Champ received her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Manhattanville College and her Master’s in Education Administration from the College of St. Rose, where she now serves as an adjunct professor.

    “I am thrilled and honored to have been selected to be the next Superintendent for the Pelham Public Schools,” Dr. Champ said. “Pelham is a wonderful community that values education and is supportive of its schools. As one of the top school districts in New York State, Pelham has been a leader in 21st Century Learning, educating the whole child, and fostering life-long learning for staff and students.

    “The strong strategic plan, broad course offerings, parental involvement, and commitment to student and staff development are assets that will continue to drive the success of this outstanding district,” Dr. Champ continued. “I look forward to assuming this crucial educational leadership role, to meeting students, parents, faculty, and staff, and to becoming a member of the Pelham community.”

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  • Revised 2017-18 Draft Calendar

    Please click here to view the revised draft 2017-18 calendar approved by the Board of Education on June 13. Please note, this calendar is subject to change.

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  • View BOE Meetings: Agendas, Live, Archive

    Click Here for Meeting Agendas.

    Click Here for Meetings Live online or watch on Cablevision 77 and FiOS 42.

    Click Here for Archived Board Meetings and Other Events.

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  • Kindergarten and New Student Registration

    Click Here for Forms and Requirements

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