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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 


     

    ARK Awards

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    State School of Character
     

    2016 - 2019
    Promising Practice
     

    2022
    National School of
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    2022
    No Place for Hate
     

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  • Mental Health Task Force - Community Outreach Program

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    On Thursday, 3/25/21, at 7 pm, the CHPS Mental Health Task Force presented their Community Outreach Program online, including panelists from High Focus Centers, Penn Medicine, Effective School Solutions, the Cherry Hill Fire Department and more. A recording of the live presentation and its accompanying slides can be viewed online here.

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  • 2021 Summer Enrichment Programs

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    The Cherry Hill Public School District is offering a variety of summer enrichment opportunities at High School East for students entering 5th through 11th grades as well as a Summer Music Enrichment Program at High School West. Please view below the flyers online for more information.

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    Summer Music Enrichment Program

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  • Full-Day Kindergarten and 1st Grade Registration

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    Due to COVID-19, Full-Day Kindergarten and 1st Grade Registration for the 2022-2023 School Year will be completed online. Please view the Registration flyer online for more information.

     

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  • 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

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    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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  • Board of Education Appoints Supervisor of Special Projects

    On June 25, 2024, the Board of Education will act upon the Superintendent's recommendation to appoint Ms. Carole Roskoph as Supervisor of Special Projects for the Cherry Hill Public Schools beginning July 1, 2024. 

    Please read the letter from Dr. Morton, sent to the West community on June 20, 2024, in anticipation of this appointment.

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  • Communication Audit Results Available

    WE thank the members of the Cherry Hill Public Schools community who participated in the comprehensive Communication Audit conducted earlier this year by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). The full Audit Report is now available online.  

    In the coming weeks, the District will be determining next steps for improving communication based on the recommendations in the report, and will share those plans with the community.

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  • Three CHPS Schools Earn Promising Practice Designations from Character.org

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    WE congratulate John A. Carusi Middle School, Woodcrest Elementary School, and Joyce Kilmer Elementary School for their 2024 Promising Practice Awards from Character.org! Carusi is recognized for its "Reverse Inclusion: Mustangs Mentoring Mustangs" program; Kilmer is recognized for their Dr. Martin Luther King Service Project; and Woodcrest is recognized for its "StoryWalks" program. “Each of these programs and initiatives have demonstrated significant impact and strongly align with the principles that help schools and organizations cultivate a culture of character,” said Dr. Arthur Schwartz, president of Character.org. More information about the Promising Practice award is on the organization's website.

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