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  • Our mission is to teach all children to love learning, embrace challenges and strive to achieve their personal best. Our Cooper Community will demonstrate respect, ownership, acts of kindness and responsibility to encourage active citizenship.

    "All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity."
    -James F. Cooper

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  • Middle School Redistricting Presentation Available Online

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    At the Board of Education Committee of the Whole Meeting on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, the Middle School Redistricting Committee presented options to the Board for redisticting CHPS middle schools, as the Rosa Middle School open enrollment selection process will be eliminated for the 2023-2024 school year. 

    The Middle School Redistricting PowerPoint presentation is available online.

    Community members are encouraged to submit feedback on the presentation's recommended Options 4 and 5 in a ThoughtExchange which is now open through January 21, 2021.

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  • Kindergarten Online Pre-Registration Opens 1/18/22

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    Online pre-registration for kindergarten and new 1st grade students for the 2022-2023 school year will open on January 18, 2022.

    Children must be five years old on or before October 1, 2022 to be eligible for kindergarten. Students currently enrolled in the Cherry Hill Public Schools, including the Barclay Early Childhood Center, do not need to re-register.

    Details are available online.  

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  • Reminder to Complete COVID-19 Screening Checklist, Stay Home if Experiencing Symptoms or Awaiting COVID-19 Test Results

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    IMPORTANT REMINDER TO ALL PARENTS: Please be sure to have your children take the District's daily self-assessment each morning before they leave for school. If they are experiencing two or more of the symptoms on Column “A” or one of the symptoms on Column “B”, or if they are awaiting COVID-19 test results, they must not report to school. This applies to all students, vaccinated or not. If you have additional questions regarding this matter, please contact your school nurse.

    A checklist that can be translated into more than 90 languages via our "Select Language" option at the top left corner of this website also is available. The updated checklist includes the latest guidance from the NJ Department of Health and is ideal for printing and hanging on your refrigerator, bulletin board, bathroom mirror or other prominent area at home.

    Cherry Hill Public Schools COVID Travel Guidelines also are available online. 

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