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"TEAM" ARK

Together, Everyone Achieves More!

You can use most any measure when speaking of success. Some measure by the size of their house or the net worth of their portfolio. However, the measure of real success is one you cannot spend. It’s the way your child describes you when talking to a friend. ~Unknown
2017 New Jersey School of Character Seal
2017
State School of
Character
Promising Practice Seal
2016
Promising Practice for
Family Meetings and
Make Buddies Not Bullies

2017
Promising Practice for
The Great Kindness Challenge
2017 National School of  Character
2017
National School of
Character
2018 Kindness Certified School Logo

2017 and 2018
Kindness Certified School

Knight Events

Day 4
all day
Green Eggs and Ham - Wear as much green as you can
all day
JDRF Assembly
all day
Read Across America week
all day
Day 5
all day
Fox in Socks - Show us your silly socks today
all day
Read Across America week
all day

District Events

Coffee with the Superintendent
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West Media Center
East Musical - The Music Man
Cherry Hill High School East
Coffee with the Superintendent
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Thomas Paine Elementary School, 4001 Church Rd
East Musical - The Music Man
Cherry Hill High School East
East Musical - The Music Man
East Musical - The Music Man
East Musical - The Music Man

Featured Video

Twitter

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

Jane Rickansrud
Guidance Counselor
Knight Anti-Bullying Specialist
(856)428-0830 x5132

Knight News

2017 Promising Practice for The Great Kindness Challenge
2017 Promising Practice for The Great Kindness Challenge

Each year, as part of the Schools of Character program, Character.org recognizes educators in the United States and elsewhere who have implemented unique, specific, and effective character education strategies. This year ARK was recognized with a 2017 National Promising Practices award for our participation in The Great Kindness Challenge. During the week of January 23, 2017 ARK students performed 4.352 kind acts and raised $486.87 to help build a school and kindness center in Quetta, Pakistan.

A. Russell Knight designated a 2017 National School of Character
A. Russell Knight designated a 2017 National School of Character

We are excited to announce that A. Russell Knight Elementary has been designated a 2017 National School of Character by character.org! Knight is among 83 schools from 21 states named a 2017 National School of Character. Through an in-depth and rigorous evaluation process, Knight was found to be an exemplary model of character development. Character.org will honor the 2017 designated schools and districts at its 24th National Forum on Character Education to be held the weekend of October 20-21, 2017, in Arlington, VA.

A. Russell Knight 2017 NJ School of Character
A. Russell Knight 2017 NJ School of Character

We are pleased to announce that Character.org, a national advocate and leader for the character education movement, named A. Russell Knight Elementary School a 2017 New Jersey School of Character. The program recognized ARK as a school that has demonstrated its use of character development to drive a positive impact on academics, student behavior, and ARK's school climate. Criteria for the designation are based on Character.org's 11 Principles of Effective Character Education, which includes providing students with opportunities for moral action, fostering shared leadership and engaging families and communities as partners in character-building efforts.

Congratulations to the entire A. Russell Knight Community on this amazing achievement!

About Character.org: Founded in 1993, Character.org, is a national nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. It works with schools and districts to inspire, educate and empower young people to be ethical and engaged citizens. It is led by education leaders who are dedicated to youth learning how to be both smart and good through the advancement of quality character development in all schools.

Visit www.character.org to learn more about the National Forum and the Schools of Character program.



District News

Summer Enrichment Camp Registration Now Open
Summer Enrichment Camp Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the Cherry Hill Public Schools Summer Enrichment Camp Program.

Two changes to this year's program:

  • The camp is not open on Fridays, as the District is closed on Fridays during the summer.
  • Non-resident employees of the BOE may now enroll their children in the camp.

The camp, for children who will enter grades 1 through 6 in September 2018, runs from June 25 through August 16, 2018, and is closed July 4.

Road Work Causes Delays on Haddonfield-Berlin Road (Route 561)
Road Work Causes Delays on Haddonfield-Berlin Road (Route 561)

Haddonfield-Berlin Road (Route 561) will be reduced to ONE LANE IN EACH DIRECTION between Brace Road & Chandler Terrace beginning sometime today, February 14, 2018, for emergency PSE&G gas line repairs. This altered traffic pattern will be in effect around the clock and could last for two weeks through February 28. Southbound traffic will be moved to the northbound fast lane to provide the other half of the road to work crews. One lane in each direction will share the northbound side of the road.

Police will be on location throughout the work period. Please expect heavy congestion and significant delays in this rea especially during rush hour times. Area traffic networks have been advised.

Alternate routes are Route 70, Kresson Road, or the White Horse Pike/Warwick Road corridor.

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