Johnson News Archive

CHFD/CHPS Fire Safety Survey for Grades 1, 3, 5, and 6
CHFD/CHPS Fire Safety Survey for Grades 1, 3, 5, and 6

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.

PARCC Schedule

It's that time of year... PARCC Time!

Please see the schedule below for grade level testing dates.

5th Grade: 4/19, 4/20, 4/21, 4/24, and 4/25

4th Grade: 5/1, 5/2, 5/3, 5/4, and 5/8

3rd Grade: 5/9, 5/10, 5/11, 5/12, and 5/15

Dr. Meloche Presents District Plan to Address Water Testing Results

Superintendent Joseph Meloche at the Board of Education Work Session on November 15, 2016, presented the District's plan to address the results of ongoing water testing in the District.

Please click here for the letter explaining the plan

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Our Thanksgiving Food Drive is underway!

Our Student Council is collecting a number of different items to fill Turkey Baskets for families in need. Please see below for the list of items we're collecting. We are looking to have all items collected by Friday, November 18th. Thank you for your contribution!

Kindergarten and First Grade- Canned Vegetables

Second Grade- Stuffing, Boxed Potatoes, and Mac and Cheese

Third Grade- Canned Fruit, Muffin Mix, and Quick Bread

Fourth Grade- Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, and Canned Soup

Fifth Grade- Coffee, Tea, and Canned/Boxed Juices (no glass please)

November Video Update!
November Video Update!

We are excited to announce our first Monthly Video Newsletter of the 2016-2017 school year! We hope you enjoy it!

Johnson Information Letter - Water Testing

Please click HERE for a letter regarding the recent water testing completed at Johnson School.

Traffic Update

Please see the message below for important information regarding construction on Springdale Road.

Beginning on or about Monday 10/24/2016, Springdale Road northbound will be CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC at Evesham Road, extending through the end of the work zone at Lark Lane / Wilderness Drive. Southbound traffic will be using the northbound lane due to the southbound lane being impassable from construction. The intersections with Chateau Drive and Cunningham Lane will be closed during these work times. Morris Drive and Spring Road traffic will only be able to go south on Springdale, no northbound travel will be possible. Local access to the ShopRite store and the Holly Ravine Shopping Center will be permitted. All other Springdale Rd / White Horse Rd northbound traffic will be detoured onto Evesham Road, to Cropwell Road or to Haddonfield-Berlin Road to get around the work area.

This detour will be in place from about 7am through about 3:30pm, Monday through Friday, for about three weeks. Emergency vehicles responding to calls for service within the closed area will have northbound access via radio communication to police officers in the work zone. The restrictions will be lifted at the end of each daily work period and through the weekends.


Throughout the month of October, our Student Council will be coordinating a collection of new socks. All collected socks will be donated to a homeless shelter in Camden. Last year we raised over 100 pairs of socks!

Back to School Night

Happy Summer!

I hope you're all enjoying the final days of summer and taking in some sun. It's been a busy few weeks at Johnson as we're getting ready to welcome all of our 409 students as well as launch our #YearOfHappy.

To help ease some of the typical traffic we see during Back to School Night, we're going to be trying something new this year. Rather than have one time for the entire school, we're going to have two different sessions.

To start with, our Back to School Night is on Thursday, September 15th.

For parents of students in kindergarten through second grade, Back to School Night will be from 6:30 to 7:30.

For parents of students in third grade through fifth grade, Back to School Night will be from 7:45-8:45.

This should allow everyone to fit in the APR for the opening remarks as well as free up some much needed parking spaces.

More information will be coming home about our Back to School Night when school begins on September 6th.

Thank you for your continued support.

Mr. Peltzman

Safety Smart Survey

Please read the Safety Smart Letter and then click the link below to participate in the Safety Smart Survey. Safety Smart is a school-based curriculum that links teachers with community safety experts and parents. Your feedback is very important to us as it will be used in preparation for future offerings. Thank you!

Link no longer active, so it has been removed.
12th Annual Volley for Support!
12th Annual Volley for Support!

Come cheer on teachers & employees from the Cherry Hill School District as they compete in a Volleyball Tournament & raise money for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Friday, April 8th at 5:30 p.m. Cherry Hill East High School. $3.00 admission donation per person OR Wear 2016 VFS T-shirt to event and admission is FREE

Dancing with the Cherry Hill Stars is Back!
Dancing with the Cherry Hill Stars is Back!

Please see the flyer for information and be there 7PM May 1, 2016 at Cherry Hill West HS.

February Video Update
Jamboree Volunteers Needed!
Jamboree Volunteers Needed!

Sign up and support our biggest fundraiser of the year!

Family Bingo Night!

Join the 5th Grade this Friday for a night of food and fun! We will be playing bingo all night with a loaded prize table and winners galore! Admission donation is $5/player or $20/family and covers all rounds of bingo. Dinner and dessert available for purchase. Read more here!

Kindergarten & 1st Grade Regisration

The registration date for children entering Johnson school for Kindergarten or 1st grade is Wednesday, March 2, 2016. Please pick up a registration packet in the school office and click here for more information.

January Update from Johnson's Student Council