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Town Hall, Mental Health Screenings, Questionnaire - 4/16/21

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Town Hall to Feature Discussion on WE Return to Learn and Plans for Fall 2021

This Monday, April 19, 2021 from 7-8:30 pm will be our next Town Hall Meeting! The topic will be the "Return to Learn" Plan for finishing the 2020-2021 school year and planning for the fall of 2021. Please click this link at 7 pm on 4/19 to join the webinar:

Behavioral Health Works Offers Teen Mental Health Check-Up

The Cherry Hill High Schools are committed to working with you not only to educate your children, but also to ensure that they reach their full potential outside of the classroom. To that end, we are offering parents of grades 9 through 12 at High Schools East and West the opportunity to have their teens participate in a wellness check-up called Behavioral Health (BH) Works.

BH-Works was developed by the Center for Family Intervention Science at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to address the need for comprehensive behavioral health screening. The program is free and completely voluntary and confidential.

Parents received an email the week of April 12, 2021 regarding this program. The contents of the email also are available online. Parents may sign up for the program through the Genesis portal.

More information about BH-Works is available at

NJDOE Seeks Input on Challenges of Educating in 2021

The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE), in a joint venture with GovLab at New York University, is seeking input from New Jersey educators, students and caregivers to share their views on the biggest challenges of educating in 2021. This New Jersey specific questionnaire is one of a series of national, online engagements, focusing on the problems, solutions and challenges facing our education system.

From April 5 – April 30, 2021, the NJDOE encourages all educators, as well as caregivers and students, to take the appropriate survey on the YourEducationYourVoice platform. If possible, the department asks that you please use Google Chrome browser or Mozilla Firefox.

Community Bulletin Board Offers Updates on Programs, Activities and Events

The Community Bulletin Board, found on the District website, offers information on programs, activities and events in the Cherry Hill area. The most recent Bulletin Board items include Big Brothers Big Sisters' call for youth participants, and YMCA of the Pines Summer Camps information. Check the Community Bulletin Board regularly for updates!

Registration for STEP Summer Enrichment Camp is Open

Registration for STEP Summer Enrichment Camp for June 21-August 12 is now open and is available on a first come, first served basis. Registration closes April 23, 2021. Full information is available online.

SACC Registration Opens May 3, 2021

School Age Child Care (SACC) registration for the 2021-2022 school year begins May 3, 2021. Full information is available on the School Age Child Care & STEP page of the District website.

Summer 2021 Updates

Thanks to an extension of federal funds, WE will continue to distribute 7 free breakfasts, 7 free lunches, and 10 free snacks per week to EACH student in Cherry Hill -- public, private or home schooled -- through this summer. No income threshold is necessary to receive meals/snacks.

Also through the summer of 2021: Any family currently receiving free wifi from the District will automatically keep it through the summer, unless their youngest/only child is a high school senior (Class of 2021).

Meal Distribution Continues

Our distribution of FREE meals to ALL CHERRY HILL STUDENTS (public, private and home-schooled) continues during Spring Break. Come pick up 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 5 days' worth of snacks (dry & nut-free and refrigerated items) every Monday at High Schools East or West from noon-2 pm or 4-6 pm.

Mask Up to Pick Up!

Friendly reminder: Please mask up when picking up FREE meals/snacks! WE want to keep you & our Aramark team safe & healthy as they hand out meals to 1,000+ cars each Monday while being unable to maintain 6 feet of distance. These are state, Cherry Hill, Aramark & CDC guidelines.

Reminder: 2021-2022 Kindergarten Registration Is Ongoing

Registration for kindergarten and 1st grade for the 2021-2022 school year is underway! Because of COVID restrictions, parents are asked to register their children online. Full details are available on our website.

2021-2022 Barclay Early Childhood Center Waiting List Applications Available

The enrollment period for inclusion preschool classes at the Barclay Early Childhood Center has ended. At this time, we are accepting Waiting List Applications. We keep the waiting list rolling until March 1 of the specific school year (March 2022). The 2021-2022 Waiting List Application is now available online.