Registration for CHPS School-Age Child Care (SACC) and Extended Day Child Care (EDCC) for the 2018-2019 school year is now open. Parents may register their children now online.
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The recently modified 2018 PARCC assessment schedule is now set. Assessments will begin Monday, April 16, 2018 with high school testing. Middle school testing will begin Friday, April 20, and elementary school testing will begin Thursday, May 3. Middle school will test one unit per day. The elementary school schedule has been extended for two days.
A full schedule, including make-up dates, details the subjects tested on each day. Additionally, high school graduation assessment requirements for the classes of 2016 through 2021 and beyond, as well as a general calendar for all assessments, are now available.
Dr. Meloche has issued a new statement to the community as of March 2, 2018, regarding safety and security.
Dr. Meloche has issued a letter to the community regarding current events and student demonstrations.
Dr. Meloche has issued a letter to the community regarding the safety and security of our buildings.
An important letter about influenza is now available online.
Each month Mr. Sweeney meets with a group of nominated students for what he refers to as an Eagle's Nest meeting. The primary focus of these meetings is to provide students the opportunity to have their voice heard specific to a school-related topic. Something new I'm trying this year is to extend the discussion beyond the Eagle's Nest and give all students at Barton the chance to be heard. Any Barton student can record a short video clip of themselves answering our monthly Eagle's Nest question.
Interested in being a part of this year's 5th Grade Eagle Council? Fill out the online application.
The Cherry Hill Fire Department has been a partner with the Cherry Hill School District providing fire safety education for many years. In 2014 we presented a new program entitled "Safety Smart". Safety Smart is a school-based curriculum that links teachers with community safety experts and parents. Safety Smart is being taught in grades 1, 3, 5 and 6 as part of the Physical/Health Education Program.
The goal of the Safety Smart Program is not only to teach students valuable safety skills, but also to have the students put these skills to use outside of the school environment. A valuable tool to help us evaluate the effectiveness of the program is the parent survey. We ask parents/guardians to please take a few minutes to complete an online Parent Survey so we can determine how, if at all, the instruction is being put to use.
Select summer enrichment classes are still open at Cherry Hill High School East in drama, art, photography, graphic design, model rockets, knitting, chess and more for Cherry Hill residents entering grades 5-11. Course descriptions and registration form are available online. Please submit registration form and payment ASAP.
All Cherry Hill Public Schools are closed for Spring Break from Monday, April 10 through Friday, April 14, 2017. Schools will reopen for all students and staff on Monday, April 17, 2017 – the makeup day for the inclement weather closure on March 14.
The make-up day for the snow day on March 14, 2017 will be Monday, April 17, 2017.
Help us celebrate Barton's 50th by purchasing a commemorative Family Tree leaf. Details pertaining to this fundraiser can be found here.
Know a song that puts a smile on people's faces, has a positive message, or simply makes them want to dance? Complete the Song of the Day nomination form here!
Barton students welcome you to OUR HOUSE as part of #WeekOfRespect2017! Watch our video here.
Thanks to all members of the Barton community for helping us achieve this honor!
The following students were selected by their grade level team as representatives for the February gathering of the Eagle's Nest. This group offered their thoughts and perspectives on the topic of college, specifically, why they wish to attend in the future. We thank them for being such a strong and passionate voice at Barton!
Mrs. Alomar and Mrs. Wellborn are being recognized for the help they provided a colleague. They recently assisted this colleague with a major reorganization project within her classroom, making the learning space one in which was more conducive to her students' needs.
Special thanks are in order for our amazing PTA. This summer the PTA committed to donating a set of 30 laptop computers to our school for student use! The PTA's contributions to our school community are so greatly appreciated.