Principal's Updates

  • Weekly Wildcat Parent/Guardian Update for Friday 11/18/2022:

    Events coming up this week: 

    Tuesday 11/22/2022: Board of Education Meeting at 6:30pm.

    Wednesday 11/23/2022: Dismissal is at 1:00pm. Reminder no SACC or Family Friendly.

    Thursday 11/24/2022: Thanksgiving Day

    Friday 11/25/2022: Thanksgiving Break

     ** Makeup Photo Day is Tuesday November 29th.


    Important updates & Reminders for the coming week:

    Elementary Teacher Parent Conferences: Scheduling is now open in the Genesis Parent Portal and will close Monday, November 28th at 4:00pm. Parents who have not scheduled a conference by 4:00pm on November 28th will be assigned a conference time by the classroom teacher based on remaining availability. Please sign up at your earliest convenience Please see attached directions on how to sign up, provided by technology. If you need help please call the main office 856-667-3903.

    School Age Child Care & Family Friendly:  Wednesday November 23rd there will be no after-school program. Dismissal is at 1:00pm

    Cell Phone/Smart Watches: Students should not be using their watches or cell phones during the school day. We encourage you to contact the main office and we will assist with coordination of anything that is needed. Please turn off notifications to help reduce interruptions while in academic time.

    Cherry Hill School District policy may be reviewed for further clarification.

    Inclement Weather: Please make sure that students are dressed warmly as the weather is changing. Recess and PE is still happening outside (each day weather is assessed) to encourage fresh air and physical fitness. Please label all jackets, gloves, hats and additional layered clothing so that it may be returned if left by the student.

     Outstanding Meal Balances: Please take some time to create an account on PaySchools  Our central office will begin to send out emails if there is a balance on the account. Meals are no longer provided for free this year. Please see the attached document on how to set this up. 


    **Please reach out to the office for any attachments that are not attached 



    Dr. Scott J. Hogan (He/him/his)

    Principal - Joyce Kilmer Elementary School

    2900 Chapel Avenue West

    Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

    Phone: 856-667-3903



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