The Alternative High School held Student Government Elections on Friday, October 4, during morning homeroom. The candidates spent a week of campaigning and each presented a platform speech on Wednesday, October 2. On Thursday, October 3, the Alternative High School held a Presidential debate, in which all 5 candidates where able to discuss their views on questions presented by Mr. Arno. After counting the votes, the race for the office of Vice-President ended in a tie. A runoff election was held on Monday, October 7, during morning homeroom. The Alternative High School is proud to announce the 2019-2020 Officers of the AHS Student Government Association:Echo Alexander - President, Sophia Gawronski - Vice President, Joe PAssio - Secretary, Tara Adams -Treasurer. CONGRATULATIONS to the winners, and THANK YOU to all who were courageous enough to run!
The Principal and staff of the Alternative High School invite you to join us for our "Back to School Breakfast". Please click on the link above for a letter from Dr. Chapman.
Important information regarding the Spring 2019 New Jersey Student Learning Assessment (NJSLA) is detailed in a letter from Dr. Farrah Mahan along with an accompanying NJSLA high school schedule. All parents are strongly encouraged to read this document.
Community members with additional questions after the Safety & Security Forum at Cherry Hill High School West at 7 pm on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 are invited to submit them via our online portal. Post-forum submissions may be included in a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document posted on this web site. The video recording of the forum is available on our YouTube channel. Also available online are the panelists' biographies and a chart showing security and mental health support resources at each of our high schools and middle schools, and at the elementary grade level.
Now available online: A statement from Cherry Hill Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Joseph Meloche and Board of Education President Eric Goodwin regarding the district's revised Unpaid Meals Policy.
Congratulations to the staff, students and families of Joseph D. Sharp Elementary School for being named on September 26, 2019 as a National Blue Ribbon School. A press release about this honor is available online.
The New Jersey Department of Education has released the updated high school graduation assessment requirements in English Language Arts/Literacy (ELA) and mathematics for the Classes of 2019 through 2022. These requirements are available online.
Cherry Hill Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Joseph Meloche on Friday, August 30, 2019 sent a letter to New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, imploring him to insist on legislation that removes the State-mandated language requiring the withholding of meals as part of the Unpaid Meal policies required of public school districts statewide. Dr. Meloche has spoken with our state legislators about this topic as well. We will update the community about the response(s) to the letter when we receive them. In the meantime, for the 2019-2020 school year, all children will be fed lunch, every day.
De'Sean is an extremely hard working student, who is committed to graduating in June and acting as an asset to his classes and student government. De'Sean has made tremendous strides in school this year, earning excellent grades for the first marking period. His perseverance and determination are admirable. De'Sean's extraordinary manners, kind smile, outstanding attendance, and constant offers to assist others brightens up every classroom at the Alternative High School. He continues to display our core values of respect, responsibility, and citizenship daily.
Sophia is an extremely dedicated student, who is committed to becoming an integral member of the Alternative High School community. Her unparalleled manners, kind smile, outstanding attendance, and constant committed to education brightens up every classroom. Sophia truly embraces our core values of respect, responsibility, and citizenship.
Joey is an extremely friendly, kind, dedicated student who has committed to his academics and extra curricular activities this year. Joey's extraordinary manners, kind smile, sense of humor, outstanding attendance,and constant offers to assist others brightens up every classroom in the Alternative High School. He is the epitome of our core values, respect, responsibility , and citizenship!
LaCoyya H. Weathington