News From Across ARPS

"The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify 'code', to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts" (see  At ARMS, every student will be coding a Dance Party!

ARMS students made science/art and math/art connections as they learned about universal human proportions.  During this unit, they learned how to mix tempura paints to create a wide range of skin tones.  Students talked about race, ethnicity, and skin tone, and they reflected on their own identities. Their portraits are displayed in the hallways throughout the middle school.

8th Grade Concert (Band 8, Chorus 8, Orchestra 8)

When: Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Where: ARMS Auditorium



7th Grade Concert (Band 7, Chorus 7, Orchestra 7) 

When: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm Where: ARMS Auditorium

I would have never imagined that I would be a tutor in an elementary school. While on the job search for something fulfilling where I can use my skill sets, I came across the position of being a reading tutor for America Reads. I've loved reading and have been an avid reader my entire life so why not present the future of the world with an opportunity to share that same passion with me?

I was nervous and excited to start at Pelham due to a lack of understanding about what I would experience. I was unsure about how the students and staff would receive me because of my baritone voice... Read More

On November 7th Pelham celebrated its first multicultural night. During this event we celebrated our international and family cultures through food, art, and music.