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  • "You can use most any measure when speaking of success. Some measure by the size of their house or the net worth of their portfolio. However, the measure of real success is one you cannot spend. It’s the way your child describes you when talking to a friend." - Unknown 


    New Jersey School of Character, Promising Practice, National School of Character 2017, and Kindness Certified School 2019 Badges Character.org

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Knight News

  • POSTPONED: Parent University and Resource Fair

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    This event is postponed until further notice.

    The Cherry Hill Alliance on Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Cherry Hill Public Schools will later host an evening filled with useful information and helpful resources for both you and your children.

    Please view this online flyer for more information.

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  • Rosa Middle School Open Enrollment for the 2020-2021 School Year

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    If you would like to submit an application for Open Enrollment to Rosa Middle School, please view this Enrollment Letter online. Applications will be accepted from February 18, 2020 through February 28, 2020. You must submit your application by 4:00 pm on February 28, 2020. The online application will not be available after 4:00 pm on February 28, 2020.

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  • Full-Day Kindergarten and First Grade Registration

     

    Parents and Guardians, for children entering Cherry Hill Public Schools for the first time in the 2020-2021 school year, please view this Full-Day Kindergarten and First Grade Registration flyer for important dates and information.

    Click here to view the District Registration page.

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  • School Toolbox for 2019-2020 now available!

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    Go to www.schooltoolbox.com to access the updated school supply lists for the 2019-20 school year and to purchase your supplies online.

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  • Coronavirus Information

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    Information from the NJ Department of Health pertaining to the Coronavirus for K-12 Schools can be viewed online here.

    Further information can be found at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website.

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  • 2017 Promising Practice for The Great Kindness Challenge

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    Each year, as part of the Schools of Character program, Character.org recognizes educators in the United States and elsewhere who have implemented unique, specific, and effective character education strategies. This year ARK was recognized with a 2017 National Promising Practices award for our participation in The Great Kindness Challenge. During the week of January 23, 2017 ARK students performed 4.352 kind acts and raised $486.87 to help build a school and kindness center in Quetta, Pakistan.

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  • A. Russell Knight designated a 2017 National School of Character

     

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    We are excited to announce that A. Russell Knight Elementary has been designated a 2017 National School of Character by character.org! Knight is among 83 schools from 21 states named a 2017 National School of Character. Through an in-depth and rigorous evaluation process, Knight was found to be an exemplary model of character development. Character.org will honor the 2017 designated schools and districts at its 24th National Forum on Character Education to be held the weekend of October 20-21, 2017, in Arlington, VA.

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  • A. Russell Knight 2017 NJ School of Character

    New Jersey School of Character, Character.org

    We are pleased to announce that Character.org, a national advocate and leader for the character education movement, named A. Russell Knight Elementary School a 2017 New Jersey School of Character. The program recognized ARK as a school that has demonstrated its use of character development to drive a positive impact on academics, student behavior, and ARK's school climate.

    Congratulations to the entire A. Russell Knight Community on this amazing achievement!

    Visit www.character.org to learn more about the National Forum and the Schools of Character program.

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District News

  • Two Messages from the Superintendent

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    On Saturday, March 28, 2020, the Cherry Hill School District was notified by a staff member at Clara Barton Elementary School that the staff member has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Please view this Letter to the Community from Dr. Meloche for more information.

    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 Sunday, March 29, 2020, we received the sad news of the death of a Cherry Hill High School West teacher after an intense battle with cancer. Our thoughts and prayers are with her devastated family during this difficult time. A letter to the community from Dr. Meloche regarding the loss of the teacher, Mrs. Andrea Hahn-Walsh, is available online.

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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 During Spring Break

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    Notice to families who qualify for free/reduced price meals: Distribution of meals to ALL FAMILIES IN THE DISTRICT WHO QUALIFY FOR FREE/REDUCED PRICE MEALS will continue the week of Spring Break, April 6-10, 2020 AT CHERRY HILL HIGH SCHOOL WEST ONLY. On Monday, April 6, qualifying students will receive 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches per student. On Wednesday, April 8, qualifying students will receive 3 breakfasts and 3 lunches per student.

    Please be sure to have student ID numbers ready in order to claim each student’s meal.

    Questions? Email publicinfo@chclc.org

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