Our Mission Statement
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.
Mental Health Task Force - Community Outreach Program
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.
2021 Summer Enrichment Programs
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.
Full-Day Kindergarten and 1st Grade Registration
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.
POSTPONED: Parent University and Resource Fair
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.
Rosa Middle School Open Enrollment for the 2020-2021 School Year
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.
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.
At Thomas Paine Elementary School, we strive to maintain open lines of communication with all school community members. One of the best ways for you to help your child throughout his/her educational journey is to stay informed and be involved in their education. Our school offers the following ways to obtain the most up to date information and celebrations.
- PTA yahoo group at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Common Sense bi-monthly newsletter (also linked under Quicklinks menu)
- Text messages from the Principal using the Remind App: T-Paine Community (text this message @gotpaine or send an email to email@example.com)
- Follow us on Twitter: @TPaineIES
- Find us on Facebook:
- Instagram: tpain_tigers
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Middle School Redistricting Presentation Available Online
At the Board of Education Committee of the Whole Meeting on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, the Middle School Redistricting Committee presented options to the Board for redisticting CHPS middle schools, as the Rosa Middle School open enrollment selection process will be eliminated for the 2023-2024 school year.
Community members are encouraged to submit feedback on the presentation's recommended Options 4 and 5 in a ThoughtExchange which is now open through January 21, 2021.
Kindergarten Online Pre-Registration Opens 1/18/22
Online pre-registration for kindergarten and new 1st grade students for the 2022-2023 school year will open on January 18, 2022.
Children must be five years old on or before October 1, 2022 to be eligible for kindergarten. Students currently enrolled in the Cherry Hill Public Schools, including the Barclay Early Childhood Center, do not need to re-register.
Reminder to Complete COVID-19 Screening Checklist, Stay Home if Experiencing Symptoms or Awaiting COVID-19 Test Results
IMPORTANT REMINDER TO ALL PARENTS: Please be sure to have your children take the District's daily self-assessment each morning before they leave for school. If they are experiencing two or more of the symptoms on Column “A” or one of the symptoms on Column “B”, or if they are awaiting COVID-19 test results, they must not report to school. This applies to all students, vaccinated or not. If you have additional questions regarding this matter, please contact your school nurse.
A checklist that can be translated into more than 90 languages via our "Select Language" option at the top left corner of this website also is available. The updated checklist includes the latest guidance from the NJ Department of Health and is ideal for printing and hanging on your refrigerator, bulletin board, bathroom mirror or other prominent area at home.
Cherry Hill Public Schools COVID Travel Guidelines also are available online.
District Upcoming Events
6:00 PM BOE Action Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Town Hall Meeting - Middle School Redistricting
7:00 PM East 8th Grade Open House
February 2, 2022
7:00 PM Beck 5th Grade Info Night
February 3, 2022
February 7, 2022
7:00 PM Rosa 5th Grade Info Night
February 8, 2022
February 9, 2022
7:00 PM Carusi 5th Grade Info Night
February 10, 2022
9:00 PM East Junior College Night
February 17, 2022
7:00 PM West Junior College Night
February 22, 2022
LaCoyya H. Weathington
Assistant Superintendent, Compliance, Equity and Pupil Services
District Anti-Bullying Coordinator
45 Ranoldo Terrace Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
(856) 429-5600 x4367