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  • The educational community at Thomas Paine will provide and build a quality educational environment focused on the positive values of Respect, Responsibility, Resilience, and Active Citizenship to instill a sense of honor within our students allowing them to reach high academic standards while preparing them to succeed in a diverse and constantly changing world.

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  • Woodcrest Elementary School Named National School of Character

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    WE congratulate the Woodcrest Elementary School Community for being named a 2024 National School of Character! 

    “We are pleased to announce and celebrate the schools that have earned this national recognition,” said Dr. Arthur Schwartz, President of Character.org. “Each of these schools has put in place a comprehensive approach to help students understand, care about, and consistently practice the character strengths that will help them flourish in school, in relationships, in the workplace, and as citizens.”  

    More information about the National School of Character award, with a list of the schools who earned the designation this year, is available online

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  • Board of Education Appoints Dr. Kwame Morton Superintendent of the Cherry Hill Public Schools

    The Board of Education at their Work Session/Special Action Meeting on April 9, 2024, appointed Dr. Kwame Morton as Superintendent of the Cherry Hill Public Schools. The Board vote is the culmination of a nine-month search for the Superintendent of the Cherry Hill Public Schools.  

    Dr. Morton has served the school district in administrative roles since 2008, most recently serving as Acting Superintendent. 

    "The future is bright for us," Dr. Morton said upon his appointment. "It's about collaboration and inclusivity, and showing every one of our children that they have a place in our district."

     

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  • Board of Education  Appoints Director of Elementary Education and Director of Secondary Education

    The Board of Education at their meeting on April 9, 2024, appointed Mr. George Guy as Director of Elementary Education and Dr. Neil Burti as Director of Secondary Education.

    Please read the letter from Dr. Morton, sent to the community on April 8, 2024, in anticipation of these appointments.

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