District News

  • Two Messages from the Superintendent

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    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.

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  • Dr. Meloche Addresses Question of How Long Schools Will Be Closed


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    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.

     

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  • Meal Distribution During Spring Break

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    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 Spring Break, April 6-10, 2020 AT CHERRY HILL HIGH SCHOOL WEST ONLY. On Monday, April 6, qualifying students will receive 2 breakfasts and 2 lunches per student. On Wednesday, April 8, qualifying students will receive 3 breakfasts and 3 lunches per student.

    Please be sure to have student ID numbers ready in order to claim each student’s meal.

    Questions? Email publicinfo@chclc.org

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  • Security in the Cherry Hill Public Schools

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    Conversation in our community is already buzzing regarding our current projects and what may be to come in the next Bond Referendum. Understandably, school security is a hot topic. Please read our perspective on security, including ways for our community members to be involved constructively.

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  • District Statement Regarding Pending Litigation Involving Clara Barton Elementary School

     

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    The Cherry Hill Public Schools' statement regarding pending litigation involving Clara Barton Elementary School is available online.

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  • Procedure for Placing Restrictions on Meal Accounts

     

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    Parents who wish to place restrictions on their child's meal account are asked to call the Food Service office at (856) 424-2316 or email Operations Director Anne King at King-Anne@aramark.com

     Parents may stipulate the following:
    - No breakfast
    - No second meals
    - Limits on particular snacks, for example: no fruit snacks, no ice cream
     
    If a parent places a restriction on a child's account, the child will not be able to buy the restricted item(s), even if the child brings in money for the particular item(s). Questions about restrictions should be directed to Anne King at the phone number/email listed above.
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  • Safety & Security and Alternative Funding Committee Members

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    Names of our Safety & Security Committee members and the Alternative Funding Committee members can both be viewed online.

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  • Safety & Security Forum Video Now Available, Post-Forum Questions Accepted Via Online Portal

     

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    The Cherry Hill Public Schools held a Safety & Security Forum on October 29, 2019, which was open to the public. The video recording of the forum is available on our YouTube channel. Questions and Answers submitted by the community, including those that were not answered during the forum, can be viewed online. Also available online are the panelists' biographies and a chart showing security and mental health support resources at each of our high schools and middle schools, and at the elementary grade level.

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  • 10/25/19 Important Statement Regarding Unpaid Meal Charges/Outstanding Food Service Charges

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    Now available online: A statement from Cherry Hill Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Joseph Meloche and Board of Education President Eric Goodwin regarding the district's revised Unpaid Meals Policy.

     

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  • Joseph D. Sharp Elementary Receives Prestigious 2019 National Blue Ribbon School Designation

     

    U.S> Department of Education National Blue Ribbon School 2018 Seal


    Congratulations to the staff, students and families of Joseph D. Sharp Elementary School for being named on September 26, 2019 as a National Blue Ribbon School. A press release about this honor is available online.

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  • High School Graduation Requirements Now Available

     

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    The New Jersey Department of Education has released the updated high school graduation assessment requirements in English Language Arts/Literacy (ELA) and mathematics for the Classes of 2019 through 2022. These requirements are available online.

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