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January 9, 2023

Cooper PTA Updates

Click here to access the latest update from the Cooper PTA. The link includes information about upcoming events, fundraisers, and important messages from the PTA. You can also access ALL THINGS PTA at http://jfcooperpta.blogspot.com/


It's never too late to join the PTA. Register and become a PTA member today!

Cooper School Announcements

2023 Kick-Off!

Our first week back together ended with an exciting Eagles Pep Rally and a surprise visit from former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker, GARY COBB! In addition to helping us cheer on the Eagles heading into our final regular season game, Mr. Cobb reminded our Cooper Jaguars of the importance of working hard in school and being a good teammate at school and at home!


Big thanks to the teachers on the School Spirit Committee and Cooper Parent, Mr. Yang for organizing this special event! Thank you also to our students who brought Eagles memorabilia to share at the pep rally. You really made this a special day!


Looking forward to cheering on the Birds in a couple weeks!

E-A-G-L-E-S Eagles!!!!!

Cooper Family Math Night - January 12, 2023 (6:30pm-8:00pm)

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American Heart Association ~ Jump Rope for Heart

Click here to learn how you can get started to be a heart hero!

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Black History Month Contest

Posters * Videos * Essays


Each year, our Cherry Hill students are invited to participate in the Black History Month Poster, Essay, and Video Contest hosted by the Cherry Hill African American Civic Association, CHAACA. We hope many Cooper Jaguars will take this opportunity to participate in this meaningful contest!


Please click here for an overview of the contest and resources to support your child with their entry submission. Entries will be accepted until January 30, 2023.

It's time for Kindergarten Registration!!!

Kindergarten Registration Opened 1/1/23

    • Online pre-registration for kindergarten and 1st grade (for children entering public school for the first time) opens January 1, 2023.

    • All required documentation must be submitted to the Central Registration Office by March 31, 2023.

    • Details on the registration process are available online.

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Construction on Greentree Road

Construction has begun along Greentree Road. We are in contact with officials from Camden County, and disruption to the school day should be minimal. However, please plan to leave a little extra time for your arrival in case there are additional traffic delays.

Tips for Parents & Guardians from Engaging Minds


SLOW DOWN, YOU MOVE TOO FAST

If your child rushes through assignments, it’s likely that oftentimes they’re not meeting all the requirements. To slow them down so they can give each assignment the attention it deserves, have your child return to the directions or rubric and rephrase each requirement as a question starting with “Did I…?” This self-monitoring strategy will clarify whether they have successfully met all the requirements of the assignment. When everything on their “Did I…?” checklist is complete, they can be confident they’re handing in more thorough work and know they’ve put forth a stronger effort.

https://engagingmindsonline.com/blog-posts/slow-down-you-move-too-fast

District Updates

From the Office of the Superintendent:

Check out the CHPS Weekly Newsletter for the latest information from Dr. Meloche.


From the Registration Office:

IT'S TIME FOR KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION!!!!

  • Kindergarten Registration Opened 1/1/23

    • Online pre-registration for kindergarten and 1st grade (for children entering public school for the first time) opens January 1, 2023.

    • All required documentation must be submitted to the Central Registration Office by March 31, 2023.

    • Details on the registration process are available online.


Care Solace ~ Mental Health Supports

CHPS has partnered with Care Solace to provide free Mental Health Supports to our students, staff, and families. The Care Solace team can quickly connect you to verified providers in our community. Use this link to connect with a care provider or contact your school counselor for more information. http://www.caresolace.com/site/chpsd

Community Resources

2023 Aviation Art Competition

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) invites all students ages 6-17 yr. old to participate in the 2023 International Aviation Art Contest. Read all about the competition here. The deadline for submissions is January 10, 2023. Click here for submission requirements.

Important Dates

1/10: PTA Talent Show Registration Forms Due

1/12: Cooper Family Math Night (6:30-8:00PM)

1/16: SCHOOL CLOSED ~ MLK Day of Service

1/17: PTA Chipotle Fundraiser (4-8pm)

1/18: PTA General Meeting (6:30pm in Cooper Library)

1/20: Community Service Personal Care Kits Due

1/26: Cooper Talent Show (6:30pm-8:30pm)

2/10: PTA Sponsored Student Assembly- Author Visit: Miranda Paul

2/15: PTA Roller Skating Night at Hot Wheelz (6:30-9pm) *RSVP linked here

2/21: PJ Whelihan’s Fundraiser (all day)

2/23: PTA General Meeting (6:30pm in Cooper Library)


Click Here for the Complete Cooper Family Calendar

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James F. Cooper School

Our mission is to teach all children to love learning, embrace challenges and strive to achieve their personal best. Our Cooper Community will demonstrate respect, ownership, acts of kindness and responsibility to encourage active citizenship.