Harte Students are SMART
Striving for Excellence
Mindful of Others
Accepting of Everyone
Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.
~ Gail Devers
Click below to read the Cherry Hill Sun article about the grants received by Bret Harte, Kingston, and the Alternative High School from Sustainable Jersey for Schools.
This year's Pennies for Patients drive has started in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. To contribute online, please click HERE to reach the Bret Harte Fundraising Page. From there you can search for your child's homeroom or simply make a donation. Thank you so much for your support.
After the New Jersey Department of Education announced on Thursday, March 7, 2019, that the Cherry Hill Public Schools (CHPS) will receive $18,424,908 in aid for the 2019-2020 school year, members of the Fair Funding for Cherry Hill Schools Committee, CHPS Administration, the Cherry Hill Board of Education, and Cherry Hill Township met with Assemblypersons Lou Greenwald and Pamela Lampitt on Friday, March 8 to express concerns about the funding. An overview of this meeting, including next steps, is available online.
The bond referendum designed to address many of the facility needs across our 19 schools failed in December 2018. The Board of Education must regroup and design an approach to the facility needs that will meet with the approval of the voters and enable Cherry Hill to provide safe, well-functioning and positive environments for our students and staff.
Before the next steps are taken, the Board of Education is seeking community members' feedback, constructive criticism and recommendations for moving forward. (Similar surveys were emailed to all Cherry Hill Public Schools parents and employees on March 6, 2019.) The responses to this survey will be openly and thoughtfully considered in the weeks ahead. Paper copies of the survey also are available at the Cherry Hill Public Library. Please take 5-10 minutes by March 27th to anonymously contribute to this important process. Your thoughts will be greatly appreciated.
The New Jersey Department of Education has directed school districts to include 11th grade students in NJSLA testing. To accommodate this, Cherry Hill Public Schools high school schedules have been adjusted:
Grade 11 science testing originally scheduled for May 20 and 21, 2019 is rescheduled for June 3 and 4, 2019.
On May 20 and 21, 2019, Cherry Hill High Schools East and West will operate on an early dismissal schedule, dismissing at 11:45 am.
On June 3 and 4, 2019, Cherry Hill High Schools East and West will operate on the following schedule:
- Grade 11: normal start time at 7:30 am
- Grades 9, 10 and 12: delayed opening at 9:30 am
Brace Road near Bortons Mill Road will be heavily congested from Monday March 4, 2019 through 5 pm Friday, March 8.
24-hour road work will create traffic congestion, backups and delays. Alternate routes are South Kings Highway or Springdale Road. School buses will be able to get through, but bus delays are expected.
LaCoyya H. Weathington