District News

Volley for Support T-shirts Now Available

Volley for Support, the annual faculty and staff volleyball tournament to raise money for charity, is scheduled for Friday, May 5 at 5:30 pm at Cherry Hill High School East. All proceeds this year will go to Mothers Matter (www.larenslegacy.org). Admission is $3 per person or FREE to those who wear this year's Volley for Support T-shirt to the event. T-shirt order forms are available by clicking here. Order deadline is Monday, April 3.

3/27/17: Covered Bridge to Remain Closed in Both Directions for Weeks

UPDATE: Covered Bridge Road sustained structural damage from a large truck becoming stuck in it on March 27, 2017. The truck has been removed from the bridge. However there is structural damage to the bridge which requires it to remain closed during further engineering assessment and repairs.

Covered Bridge Road will REMAIN CLOSED COMLPETELY 24/7 IN BOTH DIRECTIONS at the bridge, between Forge and Shelly, for a period of time possibly up to several weeks. Please select alternate routes through the neighborhood, using Pearl Croft Road and Marlkress Road as alternates for all non-commercial vehicles.

The pedestrian walkways on either side of the bridge will remain open unless conditions change, upon which updated notice will be provided.

Barton Kindergarten Registration Day Rescheduled

Because of the inclement weather school closure on Tuesday, March 14, kindergarten registration for Clara Barton Elementary students has been rescheduled forMonday, April 3, 2017.

CHPS Earns Recognition as NJ 2017 District of Character

The New Jersey Alliance for Social, Emotional and Character Development (NJASECD) has named the Cherry Hill Public Schools a 2017 New Jersey District of Character. The District will maintain this status for three years, through 2019. The District will be honored at a recognition ceremony during the NJASECD Conference in May at Rider University. The District application now will be forwarded to character.org for consideration as a 2017 National District of Character.

Congratulations to District of Character Committee Chair Dr. Kirk Rickansrud and his team for a job well done in assembling the lengthy and detailed application to earn this prestigious designation.

Kindergarten Registration Dates Now Available
Kindergarten/first grade registration for children entering public school for the first time begins on March 7, 2017 at the Malberg Administration Building, 45 Ranoldo Terrace.Children must be 5 years old by October 1, 2017 to be eligible for kindergarten. It is not necessary to bring your child to register. Please note the following dates for the following schools:

J.F. Cooper: March 7

Thomas Paine: March 8

Horace Mann: March 9

Clara Barton: Rescheduled because of snow day - April 3

Joseph Sharp: March 15

James Johnson: March 16

Bret Harte: March 21

Woodcrest: March 22

Russell Knight: March 23

Richard Stockton: March 28

Kingston: March 29

Joyce Kilmer: March 30

Please use the times below as a guide to help reduce wait times. Using the first letter of your last name, please come to the Malberg Administration Building at 45 Ranoldo Terrace during the time slots listed below. Please allow one hour for this process. If the parent or guardian is unable to register at the designated time, a family member or friend may do so with proper ID and must also have a copy of the parent or guardian's license or State ID.

A,B,C,D,E 8:30am - 9:30am

F,G,H,I,J 9:30am - 10:30am

K,L,M,N,O 10:30am - 11:30am

P,Q,R,S,T 11:30am - 12:30pm

U,V,W,X,Y,Z 1 pm - 2 pm

Important Information on New PARCC Graduation Requirements
Recording of Online Lunch with the Superintendent Now Available on District YouTube Channel

Missed the "Online Lunch" with Dr. Meloche on Friday, December 16, 2016? You may watch it on our YouTube channel, available by clicking here. Topics from this lunchtime conversation include winter break, water, PARCC testing and upcoming events. Watch this page for the date of the next noontime "Online Lunch with the Superintendent," which airs on our Live Stream page and allows viewers to submit questions through YouTube's chat feature.

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