District News Archive
Two Messages from the Superintendent
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.
Dr. Meloche Addresses Question of How Long Schools Will Be Closed
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.
Additional Meal Distribution Locations Added for Week of 3/30/20
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 March 30, 2020 with new locations added. On Monday, March 30, qualifying students will receive 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches per student. On Wednesday, April 1, qualifying students will receive 3 breakfasts and 3 lunches per student. Meals may be picked up at any of the following five locations:
- Cherry Hill High School East from 10 am to noon
- Cherry Hill High School West from 10 am to noon
- Clara Barton Elementary School from 10 am to noon
- Barlow Park on Victor Avenue, just off Church Road, from 10 to 10:45 am
- Carusi Middle School from 11:15 am to noon
Please be sure to have student ID numbers ready in order to claim each student’s meal.
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