Rosa News Archive

Cherry Hill Fire Department Asks Community to Participate in Survey
Cherry Hill Fire Department Asks Community to Participate in Survey

The Cherry Hill Fire Department has been a partner with the Cherry Hill School District providing fire safety education for many years. Since 2014 we've presented a 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. Please take a moment to fill out a brief survey about Safety Smart.

Opportunity for CHPS Middle School Teachers to Win State-of-the-Art Classroom
Opportunity for CHPS Middle School Teachers to Win State-of-the-Art Classroom

Just in time for the 2018 – 2019 school year, Cherry Hill Public Schools kicks off a contest to award a deserving CHPS middle school teacher a brand new, fully furnished, state-of-the-art classroom! Imagine:

· State-of-the-art modular furniture for creative seating arrangements

· A teacher desk and chair

· An interactive flat panel

· Chromebooks for each student

· A "Day of Shopping" for supplies

Now through June 8, 2018 eligible teachers are invited to submit a digital representation (video or song) no more than four minutes or a 1,000-word-or-fewer essay describing their teaching style, how this future-ready setup will enhance the student experience and why their classroom needs a makeover. Details on the contest, contest submission information and the online application are now available.

Important Letter from Dr. Meloche Regarding the NJSLA-S Field Test
Important Letter from Dr. Meloche Regarding the NJSLA-S Field Test

Dr. Meloche has issued an important letter regarding the New Jersey Student Learning Assessment for Science (NJSLA-S) field test, to be administered to 5th, 8th and 11th grade students in May. This assessment replaces the NJASK Sciene and NJ Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) administered in previous years. This letter details the process required for refusing the test. Refusals must be received by building principals by Friday, May 4, 2018.

Updated Scholastic Book Fair Schedule
Updated Scholastic Book Fair Schedule

Please see the updated Scholastic Book Fair Schedule Below:

Thursday will still be LC7 and LC6

Friday will be LC4 and LC5 (moved from Wed.)

Mt. Misery Information
Mt. Misery Information

The Learning Community (LC) 3 trip to Mt. Misery is still scheduled to take place 3/20 (8:45am drop off) and students will be returning on 3/23 (11am pickup). Please make sure students have the proper attire and footwear for conditions that they will experience over the course of the next four days. If you have any questions or concerns contact George Guy or Lynne Vosbikian.

2018 PARCC Assessment Modified Schedule Now Available
2018 PARCC Assessment Modified Schedule Now Available

The recently modified 2018 PARCC assessment schedule is now set. Assessments will begin Monday, April 16, 2018 with high school testing. Middle school testing will begin Friday, April 20, and elementary school testing will begin Thursday, May 3. Middle school will test one unit per day. The elementary school schedule has been extended for two days.

A full schedule, including make-up dates, details the subjects tested on each day. Additionally, high school graduation assessment requirements for the classes of 2016 through 2021 and beyond, as well as a general calendar for all assessments, are now available.

Scholastic Book Fair
Scholastic Book Fair

Go shopping at school for great books for a great cause--all proceeds go to the Rosa PTA and Rosa Library. Book fair starts Monday!

Mon. 3/19: LC1 & LC3

Tues. 3/20: LC2

Wed. 3/21: LC4 & LC5

Thurs. 3/22: LC6 & LC7

Art & Literary Magazine
Art & Literary Magazine

Congratulations to Rosa's Art and Literary Magazine for winning second place in the nation for middle school art and literary magazines for the 2016-2017 school year from the American Scholastic Press Association. The American Scholastic Press Association award is the most coveted honor for school publications in the country. Congrats to all student writers, artists and staff members of Art and Literary on your achievement. We hope even more students will share your talents for our 2017-2018 issue. Rosa students can submit their end art, photos and writing to tsilverstein@chclc.org.

The Great Kindness Challenge
The Great Kindness Challenge

This year, the district has decided that all Cherry Hill schools will be participating in The Great Kindness Challenge. During the week of January 22-26, 2018 students will be completing a checklist of kind acts. Each student will also be creating personalized "Thank You" cards to give to our local first responders, e.g. police, fire, EMS etc. Please click here for additional information.

Mt.Misery Parent Meeting
Mt.Misery Parent Meeting

Please be advised that the Mt. Misery parent meeting scheduled for Monday, January 8th has been cancelled and will now be held on Thursday, January 25th at 7pm in the Rosa cafeteria.

Parent Teacher Conference
Parent Teacher Conference

To give greater flexibility in scheduling parent/teacher conferences this year, we have made conference schedules available via the internet. **Please note that if you did not receive a letter stating that your child's LC or math teacher are requesting a conference, then you are not able to access our system. The scheduling system will be available from Friday, November 17, 2017 through 4 PM, Friday, December 3, 2017. Appointments are available on a first come, first serve basis. Our scheduling system will allow you to schedule time for a 15-minute conference with your child's learning community and/or math teacher. Please click here to schedule your conference.

Scholastic Book Fair
Scholastic Book Fair

Rosa's Book Fair is coming next week October 23-26! Don't forget to pack your money to buy great books for a great cause. Find your favorite books and discover new ones to help support the Rosa PTA and the Rosa Library. Parent volunteers are needed! Please click here if you are able to assist!

The schedule is as follows:

Monday: LC1 and LC3

Tuesday: LC2

Wednesday: LC4 and LC5

Thursday: LC6 and LC7

Author Visit 2017
Author Visit 2017

Rosa warmly welcomes author Phillip Hoose on October 11th. The PTA-sponsored author visit will showcase Mr. Hoose's book "The Boys Who Challenged Hitler" about a group of teens who helped initiate resistance against the Nazi occupation of Denmark. Please click here for additional information on the book. Stay tuned for book ordering information.

Report Cards
Report Cards

If your student missed the last day of school, please note that report cards and certificates (if applicable) are available for pick up in the main office Monday – Thursday between the hours of 7:30am-4pm. Anything remaining after August 31st will be disregarded.

Sport's Physical Forms
Sport's Physical Forms

Turn in your child's sports physical forms by August 21, 2017! FORMS TURNED IN ON THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL MAY NOT BE REVIEWED IN TIME FOR TRY OUTS! Make sure that sports physical forms are filled out completely. Incomplete forms will be returned. See the nurse eboard for more information.

Summer Reading
Summer Reading

Did you get your Cherry Hill Summer Reading book yet? The Rosa Summer Reading Lending Library is now open for parents to bring incoming Rosa students to the main office to choose a book to borrow instead of purchasing.

Math Books
Math Books

If you are interested in borrowing a math book over the summer, they'll be available starting Wednesday, July 5th. All books must be returned by Tuesday, August 15th. Please contact Mrs. Lackey in the main office with any questions.

Important End of the year Reminders
Important End of the year Reminders

  • 8th Grade Transition Day - June 6th Don't forget to bring a lunch!
  • 8th Grade Great Adventure Trip - Parents please pick up from Rosa at 6:30pm.
  • 8th Grade Farewell Dance - June 10th 7:00-9:30pm.
  • Field Day & JDRF Walk - June 13th.
  • June 14th,15th & 16th - Dismissal at 12:15pm
  • Last Day of School - June 16th. Report cards go home.
  • 8th Grade Graduation - June 16th @ 2:30pm High School East. Students must report by 1:45pm.