Our Mission Statement
The educational community at Thomas Paine will provide and build a quality educational environment focused on the positive values of Respect, Responsibility, Resilience, and Active Citizenship to instill a sense of honor within our students allowing them to reach high academic standards while preparing them to succeed in a diverse and constantly changing world.
Mental Health Task Force - Community Outreach Program
On Thursday, 3/25/21, at 7 pm, the CHPS Mental Health Task Force presented their Community Outreach Program online, including panelists from High Focus Centers, Penn Medicine, Effective School Solutions, the Cherry Hill Fire Department and more. A recording of the live presentation and its accompanying slides can be viewed online here.
2021 Summer Enrichment Programs
The Cherry Hill Public School District is offering a variety of summer enrichment opportunities at High School East for students entering 5th through 11th grades as well as a Summer Music Enrichment Program at High School West. Please view below the flyers online for more information.
Full-Day Kindergarten and 1st Grade Registration
Due to COVID-19, Full-Day Kindergarten and 1st Grade Registration for the 2021-2022 School Year will be completed online. Please view the Registration flyer online for more information.
POSTPONED: Parent University and Resource Fair
This event is postponed until further notice.
The Cherry Hill Alliance on Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Cherry Hill Public Schools will later host an evening filled with useful information and helpful resources for both you and your children.
Please view this online flyer for more information.
Rosa Middle School Open Enrollment for the 2020-2021 School Year
If you would like to submit an application for Open Enrollment to Rosa Middle School, please view this Enrollment Letter online. Applications will be accepted from February 18, 2020 through February 28, 2020. You must submit your application by 4:00 pm on February 28, 2020. The online application will not be available after 4:00 pm on February 28, 2020.
Full-Day Kindergarten and First Grade Registration
Parents and Guardians, for children entering Cherry Hill Public Schools for the first time in the 2020-2021 school year, please view this Full-Day Kindergarten and First Grade Registration flyer for important dates and information.
At Thomas Paine Elementary School, we strive to maintain open lines of communication with all school community members. One of the best ways for you to help your child throughout his/her educational journey is to stay informed and be involved in their education. Our school offers the following ways to obtain the most up to date information and celebrations.
- PTA yahoo group at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Common Sense bi-monthly newsletter (also linked under Quicklinks menu)
- Text messages from the Principal using the Remind App: T-Paine Community (text this message @gotpaine or send an email to email@example.com)
- Follow us on Twitter: @TPaineIES
- Find us on Facebook:
- Instagram: tpain_tigers
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Two CHPS Schools Earn National District of Character Designation
WE are thrilled to announce our TWO character.org National Schools of Character 2021: Joyce Kilmer Elementary School and Cherry Hill High School East! As of today, ALL 19 of our schools have earned the National School of Character designation! Way to go Wildcats & Cougars!
May 10-14, 2021 is Special Education Week
May 10-14, 2021 is Special Education Week! NJSA 18A:36-5 designates the second week in May each year as “Special Education Week” in New Jersey, to commend school board members, educators and parents for their dedication to ensuring quality education for students with disabilities in this state and to recognize the hard work of the students themselves. WE are grateful to all our families and staff in Cherry Hill who put our kids first every single day!
Updated Printable COVID-19 Screening Checklist & Travel Guidelines Available
An updated printable Daily COVID-19 Checklist is available online. A checklist that can be translated into more than 90 languages via our "Select Language" option at the top left corner of this website also is available. The updated checklist includes the latest guidance from the NJ Department of Health and is ideal for printing and hanging on your refrigerator, bulletin board, bathroom mirror or other prominent area at home.
Travel guidelines for students and staff also are available online.
District Upcoming Events
May 24, 2021
May 25, 2021
6:30 PM BOE Action Meeting
May 31, 2021
June 1, 2021
5:45 PM - 7:00 PM Policy & Legislation Committee Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM Curriculum & Instruction Committee Meeting
June 2, 2021
5:15 PM - 7:00 PM Business & Facilities Committee Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM Strategic Planning Committee Meeting
June 7, 2021
June 8, 2021
6:30 PM BOE Work Session
June 14, 2021
LaCoyya H. Weathington
Assistant Superintendent, Compliance, Equity and Pupil Services
District Anti-Bullying Coordinator
45 Ranoldo Terrace Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
(856) 429-5600 x4431