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  • Important Message from the Superintendent March 23, 2020

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    NOTE: Subsequent to sending the letter linked below the evening of March 23, 2020, Dr. Meloche was notified by a parent that an extended family member who was also in attendance at the March 6, 2020 production of Legally Blonde has also been confirmed with a positive case of COVID-19.

    The Camden County Department of Health has informed us that since the possible exposure to people was more than two weeks ago, “the situation must have resolved by now.” The Camden County Department of Health recommends “anyone with questions about the novel coronavirus, symptoms, or their risk of exposure, can call the free, 24-hour public hotline at 1-800-222-1222 where trained professionals are standing by to answer your questions.”

    For additional information on COVID-19, please see the COVID-19 page on this website. If you are ill or experiencing symptoms, please contact a medical professional.

    On Monday, March 23, 2020, the Cherry Hill School District was notified by a family member, that the parent of one of our students has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Please view this Letter to the Community from Dr. Meloche for more information.

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  • Dr. Meloche Addresses Question of How Long Schools Will Be Closed

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    Many in our community have asked when schools will reopen. In this March 25, 2020 video, Superintendent Dr. Joseph Meloche addresses that question. Please see our COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions page for additional questions and answers, as well as a portal through which to send additional questions. The FAQ page is updated regularly.


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  • Meal Distribution Locations and Times Set

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    Notice to families who qualify for free/reduced price meals: Distribution of meals will continue the week of March 23, 2020 from 10 am to noon at High School East and High School West, as well as at Paine and Johnson Elementary Schools, for ALL QUALIFYING FAMILIES IN DISTRICT. Each qualifying student will receive 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches on Monday, 3/23, Wednesday, 3/25 and Friday 3/27 from 10 am to noon. This will be a drive-up/walk-up process at the front of the Main Entrance at CH West and at the Student Entrance (large parking lot) at CH East, and the front entrances of Paine and Johnson. The person picking up meals MUST HAVE THE STUDENT ID NUMBER FOR EACH CHILD receiving meals. This schedule will remain in effect while schools are closed. Questions? Email

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