The Board of Education approved the 2014-2015 District calendar on March 25, 2014. Click HERE for the calendar. The Board also approved the 2015-2016 District calendar on May 27, 2014. Click HERE for the 2015-2016 calendar.
The FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL for students is Wednesday, September 3, 2014.
Students in grades 1 through 5 will be dismissed early that day, at 1 pm.
Middle and high school students will have a full day of school.
The KINDERGARTEN SCHEDULE FOR THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL is as follows:
Morning Kindergarten: 9 am to 11:30 am
Afternoon Kindergarten: 1 pm to 3:30 pm
AM Kindergarten/PM Enrichment: 9 am to 1 pm
Students in the Social Skills Kindergarten Class meet at Barclay from 9:30 am-12:30 pm. They then board their designated bus from Barclay to their Kindergarten class, 1-3:30 pm.
September 4 IS A FULL DAY FOR STUDENTS K-12.
Barclay Early Childhood Center Preschool Students' schedule is as follows:
September 3 and September 4 are "meet and greet" days with the child's teacher, by appointment.
The regular school day schedule for Barclay Preschool Students begins September 5:
AM Preschool: 9 to 11:30 am
PM Preschool: 1 to 3:30 pm
Full-day Preschool: 9 am to 2:30 pm
Rotation days for the first day of school, Wednesday, Septemeber 3, 2014, are as follows:
Elementary Schools: Day 1
Middle Schools: Beck - Green Day; Carusi - Maroon Day; Rosa - No Rotation Day, students stay in advisory all day.
High Schools: Day 5
Click HERE for an Welcome Back video message from Dr. Maureen Reusche, Superintendent of Schools.
Back-to-School Night dates and times are set! Click for a complete list.
Energy-saving improvements are being installed in many District buildings this summer! Click HERE to see before and after photos of some of the boiler work being done throughout the District.
Cherry Hill High School West incoming freshmen were treated to a new kind of orientation on August 27, as they went on a scavanger hunt and had a barbeque lunch served up by principal and "grill master"-for-the-day, Dr. Kwame Morton. Click HERE to the Cherry Hill Sun's account of this innovative event.
Click HERE for a video message from Dr. Reusche, which details facilities improvements made throughout the district during the past five years, reviews projects that are currently underway, and outlines plans for the future. Also, for a recap of activities and accomplishments from 2013-2014, click HERE.
There are many new faces in our schools' principal's offices this year. Two new principals, Mr. Sean Sweeney and Mr. Eugene Park, join Clara Barton and A. Russell Knight Elementary Schools, respectively. Click HERE to see a "who's who" of our principals in all of our buildings.
CHSEPTA – the Cherry Hill Special Education PTA – offers support, education, socialization, and advocacy for the whole family and everyone involved in the education of children with special learning needs. CHSEPTA is hosting a Parent Networking Event at Qdoba on September 18, 7-9 PM. Click HERE for more information.
The Cherry Hill Schools welcome 65 new teachers this year - eight of them brand new to the teaching profession. Click HERE for photos of some them, taken during a three-day orientation workshop. Welcome, all!
Things are heating up at the Cherry Hill Public Library! Click HERE for details on the library’s summer offerings, including the availability of copies of District summer reading assignments in various formats.
The Cherry Hill Education Foundation will host is annual Golf Outing on Wednesday, October 1, at Pennsauken Country Club. Click HERE for a brochure with details on the event and sponsorship opportunities. Proceeds will fund grant initiatives in our Cherry Hill Public Schools. Parents, local business owners, retirees, golf enthusiasts - All are welcome! Get your foursome together and come out for a great day of golf, food, and fun - all for a great cause.
The Cherry Hill Public Schools App soon will be upgraded to include “Stream.” Stream consolidates the view of News, Calendar Events, Notifications and Alerts into a single location to avoid hunting through several places to get all of this information. Stream is designed to save you time and provide easy viewing of the information. It will be placed in the first position on the app in the coming weeks. Still haven't downloaded our new, free ParentLink App? Click for details.
The Cherry Hill School District operates a tuition-supported Extended Day Child Care program for kindergarten students. The program operates each day that school is in session. EDCC's trained professional staff provides a safe and stimulating program of kindergarten enrichment activities (playtime, arts, crafts, games, nature, science, music and movement activities). Click HERE and select EDCC Registration for more information.
At the September action meeting, the Board of Education approved the Mission Statement and Board Goals for 2013-2014. Click to view the approved goals.
An annual audit of the Cherry Hill School District's financial records and activities for 2012-2013 found the records to be in "excellent condition." Click for details on the audit.