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December 23, 2021

Warm Winter Wishes!

Wishing all of our Cooper Students, Staff and Families a wonderful winter recess. Be sure to spend quality time with those you love and sneak away to snuggle up with a good book when you can. Thank you to our PTA volunteers and school staff for bringing joy to our students as we send them off for winter recess. We can't wait to welcome everyone back in 2022. Happy New Year!

PTA Updates

Cooper School Announcements

Cooper Night of the Cultures Returns!!!

The Cooper Cultural Proficiency and No Place for Hate Committee is excited to announce the return of our Night of the Cultures on January 20th at 6:30pm. This year's event will be set up as a Gallery Walk to enable us to provide social distancing as staff, students and families explore the exhibits. All families members are invited to participate by hosting a table/display of your own cultures, or attending as a gallery walk guest. Click Here for more information on the event and registration.

Eureka Math Resources:

Did you know you have access to all of our Eureka Math student resources? Linked here is an overview of how to access information at If you have any questions regarding math instruction or the resources available, be sure to reach out to your child's teacher for support.

The Reverend Ivan George Essay-Poster-Video Contest:

Calling all Cherry Hill Students...

The Cherry Hill African American Civic Association (CHAACA) and The Cherry Hill Library are sponsoring an Essay·Poster·Video Contest for Black History Month 2022. The contest is open to ALL public school students in Cherry Hill in grades K through 12th. The essay, poster or video must depict The Impact of the Healthcare System on African Americans and Famous African Americans in Healthcare. Click Here for Complete Details

Health and Safety Information

Reminder: Daily At Home Health Screening

All students and staff need to complete the health screening process daily and prior to coming to school. A link to the document can be found here and here.

CH District Updates

Traveling during winter recess?

Be sure to review the CHPS Covid Travel Guidelines as part of your travel planning process.

Free Mental Health Supports-

Cherry Hill Public schools has partnered with Care Solace to provide free Mental Health Supports to our students, staff, and families. Care Solace helps individuals find mental health care providers and substance use treatment centers. Their 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.

From our Superintendent, Dr. Meloche:

Check out the latest CHPS Postcard for district updates

The Road Forward Plan

Linked here you will find the district web page dedicated to the CHPS Road Forward: Continuity of Learning Plan

Community Resources

Utility Assistance Programs

Below, please find information regarding utility payment assistance programs. The income threshold has recently been changed, and families in need of support are encouraged to review this information.

BPU Assistance Flyer (English)

BPU Assistance Flyer (Spanish)

NJ Energy Assistance Flyer (English)

NJ Energy Assistance Flyer (Spanish)

Month at a Glance

Click Here for a link to the full Cooper Calendar

12/24-1/2: School Closed - Winter Recess

1/3: Welcome Back to School!

1/3: PTA Winter Spirit Wear Sale Begins

1/7: Night of the Cultures Registration Due

1/17: School Closed MLK Day of Service

1/18: PTA Take-Out Tuesday (Chick-fil-A)

1/20: Night of the Cultures (6:30pm)

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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.