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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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  • Black History Month Essay/Poster/Video Contest Entries Accepted Until 1/30/23

    The Cherry Hill African American Civic Association (CHAACA), and co-sponsor, the Cherry Hill Public Library, are accepting entries for the annual Black History Month Essay/Poster/Video Contest.

    The contest is open to ALL public school students in Cherry Hill in grades K through 12th. The essay, poster or video must depict an African American inventor that obtained a United States patent through the U.S. Patent Office or African American innovators in their field, i.e., medicine, science, etc. (Example: Dr. Charles Drew developed techniques for large scale blood storage.)

    Entries are due by January 30, 2023. Full contest rules and submission instructions 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

     COVID Screening Checklist

    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, and follow the recommendations in the self-assessment.  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. 

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  • Kindergarten Pre-Registration Now Open

    Online pre-registration for kindergarten and 1st grade (for children entering public school for the first time) is now open. 

    All required documentation must be submitted to the Central Registration Office by March 31, 2023. 

    Details on the registration process are available online. 

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