This Month
The Gift of Optimism
The most significant choice you make on a day to day basis is the choice of your attitude.
~ Alexander Lockhart
This Week
Attitude: Keeping A Positive Outlook.
Attitude is half of success.
~ American proverb

Words of Wisdom
By practicing a reverence for life, we become good, deep, and alive.
~ Albert Schweitzer

Beck News

Beck's 2018 - 2019 Green and Gold Awards

Please see the following documents for Beck's 2018 - 2019 Green and Gold Awards. The completed application is due to the guidance office by Friday, May 31st at 3:00 pm. Please contact the guidance office at x3124 with any questions.

Green & Gold Award Information

Green & Gold Award Application

Important Information for Parents Regarding 2018-2019 State/Commercially Developed Assessments
Important Information for Parents Regarding 2018-2019 State/Commercially Developed Assessments
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District News

Road Closure for Gas Main Replacement Begins June 13, 2019
Road Closure for Gas Main Replacement Begins June 13, 2019

Kenwood Drive will be CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC between Route 70 and Bowood Drive, daily Monday-Friday between 8 am and 5 pm, beginning on or about Thursday, June 13, 2019. This closure for gas main replacement work is scheduled to last for about one month.

Residents of Surrey Ct, Suffolk Ct, and the closed portion of Kenwood Dr will have access via the Bowood Drive closure, where police will be on location.

Emergency vehicles will have access when responding to calls for service.

NJDOE Seeks Public Input on "Securing Our Children's Future" Bond Act Related to "Alyssa's Law"
NJDOE Seeks Public Input on "Securing Our Children's Future" Bond Act Related to "Alyssa's Law"

"Alyssa's Law" (A764) requires all NJ public schools to install silent panic alarms that will alert law enforcement during emergencies. The NJ Schools Development Authority is tasked with funding and managing the installation of the silent panic alarms in partnership with the NJ Dept of Education. The NJDOE seeks feedback, comments and concerns from the public on school security and the school security bond. Please review the "Securing Our Children's Future" Bond Act Fact Sheet and complete the online survey by 6/18/19. For further information, please email futurebondact@doe.nj.gov.

Free Summer Meals Available to Qualifying Students/Families
Free Summer Meals Available to Qualifying Students/Families

ATTENTION STUDENTS, PARENTS AND GUARDIANS: The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Summer Food Service Program provides free meals when school is out! Who is eligible:

  • Children 18 years of age or younger who come to an approved open site or a site to which they are enrolled.
  • Adults over the age of 18 years who are enrolled in school programs for persons with disabilities.
  • At sites that require enrollment, benefits are available only to children who receive free or reduced-price meals at school.

HOW TO LOCATE A SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM FEEDING SITE:

To find the closest feeding site near you, text FOOD to 877-877 or Summer Meals to 97779 or visit the USDA site finder web site at www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks

Letter to Cherry Hill High School East Community Following Shelter in Place on May 24, 2019
Letter to Cherry Hill High School East Community Following Shelter in Place on May 24, 2019

Following a 38-minute Shelter in Place at Cherry Hill High School East on Friday, May 24, 2019, Principal Dr. Dennis Perry sent a letter to the East community via email. As explained in the letter, during a Shelter in Place, the following procedures are followed:

1. All outside activities are suspended.

2. Exterior doors remain secured.

3. No one is permitted to exit or enter the building.

4. School staff remain in their classrooms and office areas.

5. Classroom doors and windows are secured and students do not change classes.

6. Teachers continue to provide classroom instructions.

7. Fire alarms are disregarded unless otherwise instructed.

8. School staff are notified when the shelter in place is no longer in effect.

Please read the letter for more information regarding the Shelter in Place.


Dr. Meloche Testifies before Assembly Education Committee Regarding Shortage of Qualified Special Education Teachers
Dr. Meloche Testifies before Assembly Education Committee Regarding Shortage of Qualified Special Education Teachers

On Thursday, May 16, 2019, Superintendent Dr. Joseph Meloche testified before the New Jersey Assembly Education Committee regarding the dire shortage of qualified special education teachers across the state. Dr. Meloche's full testimony is available online.

Anti-Bullying Information

HIB Grade Report

LaCoyya H. Weathington
Director of Pupil Services
District Anti-Bullying Coordinator
45 Ranoldo Terrace
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
(856) 429-5600 x4431

Eileen Conover
Student Assistance Counselor
Beck Anti-Bullying Specialist
(856) 424-4505 x3172

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