Saturday August 23, 2014 1:19 PM
This Week's District e-News

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Up Front

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.


  • 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. 


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


Back-to-School Night dates and times are set! Click for a complete list.

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.

Click HERE for an end-of-year video message from Dr. Maureen Reusche, Superintendent of Schools.

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.

District News

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.

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.

School News

Cherry Hill East senior portraits will be taken August 18 – 21, 2014, at Cherry Hill High School East. The last session for portraits will be September 15 - 19, 2014. Please call 800-687-9327 for an appointment.

Upcoming Events

Click to view the dates for Middle and High School Orientation events in August!

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.

Community News

Cherry Hill Township will hold a Shredding and Recycling Event on Sunday September 7, 2014, at the Cherry Hill Public Works building, 1 Perina Boulevard. In addition to shredding documents, residents will have unique opportunity to recycle rigid plastics at this event. Click HERE for more information.

Fox Hollow Swim Club and the Deer Park Fire Company are holding a $5 Car Wash at the Deer Park Fire Company Station, 985 Cropwell Road, Cherry Hill on September 13, 2014 from 10 am – 2 pm.

Cherry Hill Public Employees Bowling League will start on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 4 pm at Playdrome Bowling Alley on Kings Highway in Cherry Hill.  Anyone current Cherry Hill School District employee or retiree who would like to join us may come out and bowl. 

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.

Cherry Hill Health & Racquet Club (CHHRC) will once again open its doors to teens as part of an annual program, the Teen Fitness Connection. As a partner with the Cherry Hill Township Mayor’s Wellness Campaign, the program begins on June 30, 2014 and ends on August 31, 2014, and offers a complimentary membership to teens aged 12-17. For every child who joins the program and uses his or her membership 16 times (2 x per week,) CHHRC will donate $20 to the Cherry Hill Education Foundation (CHEF) for that child’s Phys. Ed department.  An additional award of $500 will be go to the school Physical Education Department (via CHEF) that recruits the most kids from that school. In addition, a GRAND PRIZE of $500 will be awarded to the Cherry Hill school Phys. Ed. department (via CHEF) with the most kids who enrolled, activated, and used their memberships during our 2014 Teen Fitness Connection. Click HERE for more information.

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