Celebrate Diversity at PEARLS Multicultural Gala
You're cordially invited to an evening of International food, music and activities and the last PTA meeting of the year on Friday, June 21, 2013 from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm.. During the celebration PTA members will elect PTA officers for the coming school year and also honor our Jenkins award winners!
Congratulations to Casey Wetherbee and David Treus, and their coach, Mrs. Bellusci, who ranked in the top 17th percentile in the National History Bee Final Championship Tournament, held in Atlanta, GA on June 1, 2013. Casey and David competed against 434 other contestants from all across the United States, from as far west as Oregon, and as far south as Florida. Well Done!!
Congratulations to Harry Nair, of class 8-5, and his advisor, Mrs. Bellusci, who won the annual Holocaust Remembrance Program Art Competition, sponsored by the Lincoln Jewish Center. Harry submitted a portrait of a child in a Nazi concentration camp. Harry’s portrait was recognized at the annual Lincoln Jewish Center brunch on June 2, 2013, where his work was recognized and on display. Well Done!
PEARLS Earns 9th Place in National History Bowl Final: Washington DC/May 18, 2013
Congratulations to the PEARLS National History Bee and Bowl team and their coach, Mrs. Bellusci, who earned 9th place in the final championship tournament in Washington DC on May 18, 2013. The team competed against the best and brightest students from across the country, from locations such as New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, Kentucky, Iowa and Oregon. Well Done!
Save the Date: The PTA will host the PEARLS Talent Show on Friday, June 14, 2013 starting at 7:00 pm in the auditorium.
Congratulations to Annie Kuriako and her coaches, Mr. McMenimon and Mrs. Bellusci, who earned 2nd place in the annual district-wide Gettysburg Address competition. Well Done!
Congratulations to PEARLS Hawthorne NHBB team members Casey Wetherbee, David Treus, Aarsh Desai, and their coach, Mrs. Bellusci, who on Thursday, April 18, 2013, competed against students from all over the Hudson Valley in the National History Bee Regional competition held at Saunders High School. Casey Wetherbee and David Treus qualified to compete in the National Final Championship Tournament, to be held in Atlanta, GA on June 1, 2013. Well Done!
Congratulations to the PEARLS National History Bowl Team, who on Saturday, December 15, 2012 ranked in 2nd
place, after a sudden death tie breaker match against Ben Franklin School of Bergen County, NJ. As a result of this strong performance, their coach, Mrs. Bellusci, and the team will travel to Washington DC in May 2013 to compete against the best teams from all across the United States. Well Done!