A broad range of summer enrichment programs are now open to school-age Cherry Hill residents. Summer enrichment classes at Cherry Hill High School East in drama, art, photography, graphic design, model rockets, knitting, chess and more are open to Cherry Hill residents entering grades 5-11. Summer music enrichment classes at Cherry Hill High School West in beginning band, beginning orchestra, intermediate band, intermediate orchestra and jazz ensemble are open to Cherry Hill residents entering grades 4-12. Course descriptions and registration forms are available by clicking here. Registration forms and payment are due Friday, June 16, 2017.
Cherry Hill Board of Education President Dr. Barry Dickinson read a statement at the May 9, 2017 Board Work Session regarding the "CHPS 2020: A Clear Vision for the Future" long-range strategic plan and the concept of a 6th grade center. The full statement is available by clicking here.
The Cherry Hill Public Schools Guidance Department offers three summer courses to high school students/residents preparing to write their college essay and take the PSAT, SAT and/or ACT exam. Sessions for each course run from July 31-August 3 and August 7-10, with morning, afternoon and evening hours available. Click the links below for details and registration forms for each course.
All checks and registration forms must be submitted to the Guidance Department by Friday, June 16, 2017.
The New Jersey Alliance for Social, Emotional and Character Development (NJASECD) has named the Cherry Hill Public Schools a 2017 New Jersey District of Character. The District will maintain this status for three years, through 2019. The District will be honored at a recognition ceremony during the NJASECD Conference in May at Rider University. The District application now will be forwarded to character.org for consideration as a 2017 National District of Character.
Congratulations to District of Character Committee Chair Dr. Kirk Rickansrud and his team for a job well done in assembling the lengthy and detailed application to earn this prestigious designation.
The Cherry Hill Public Schools Summer Enrichment Program runs from June 19 through August 18, 2017 (closed July 4) and is open to children who will enter grades 1 through 6 in September 2017. Click here for a flyer with details of the program and instructions for registering.
Congratulations to the Cherry Hill High School West music students for their stellar showing at the Washington DC Music Festival on May 6. West Singers, Men of Note, Chamber Singers, and Fermata all took first place in their category with Superior Ratings, while the Symphonic Choir received an Excellent Rating.
The Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble also took first place honors in their divisions with Superior Ratings. Chamber Singers, Jazz Ensemble and Wind Ensemble won the Best Overall trophies for obtaining the highest scores. Individually, Michael Lazarow won a medal as the Outstanding Vocal Soloist, Donvan Dunoff won a medal as the Outstanding Accompanist (via Beat Box!) and Miles Smith won a medal as the Outstanding Jazz Soloist. The Jazz Ensemble scored a 99 out of 100 from one judge and 98 out of 100 from the other, marking the highest national score the West Jazz Ensemble has ever earned.
West's Spring Vocal Concert will take place on Thursday, May 18 at 7 pm. The Instrumental "Pops" Concert will take place on Wednesday, May 31 at 7 pm. Both shows are free of charge and open to the public.