Attached is the kindergarten orientation slide show from June 6, 2019. This is posted for your reference or for families that were not able to attend. Looking forward to seeing our Kindergarten students on August 29, 2019 at 2pm for an open house.
Kingston School: Respect and Responsibility
Welcome to a very special place for children where wonderful things will happen! Administrators, caring and supportive teachers and staff, and enthusiastic and involved parents, collaborate and work closely together to provide the best educational experience for the students in Kingston Elementary School. Kingston School is located on Kingston Road in the Kingston Estates section , and is part of the award-winning Cherry Hill, New Jersey school district. There are approximately 400 students attending Kingston School in Grades K - 5, coming to us from all over the world with various cultural backgrounds. Our school was built in 1956, and is named after the community in which it is located. Our school colors are blue and white, and our school mascot is the Kingston Bulldog.
Kingston School takes special pride in its faculty and staff and their dedication to the education of their students.
Kingston School is supported by an active PTA and is known as a tight knit community where our children come first.
On Tuesday, August 13, 2019, the Board of Education engaged in a discussion about Board Policy 8550 – Unpaid Meal Charges/Outstanding Food Service Charges. Please read the statement from Superintendent Dr. Meloche, regarding the policy and the discussion. The discussion will continue at the Board of Education Meeting on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.
Applications for the 2019-2020 Free and Reduced Lunch Program will be available for submission on August 15th at http://www.payschoolscentral.com. PaySchools Central is a secure payment system that simplifies school payments in an easy-to-use online portal. It enable parents to fund lunch accounts and pay required and optional fees quickly and easily. More information about PaySchools Central is available online. Also available is a step-by-step guide to signing up for PaySchools Central. Note that an application must be submitted each year.
The Cherry Hill Public Schools will receive $2,480,904 in Extraordinary Aid for the 2018-2019 school year. This reimbursement is significantly larger than the $1.8 million the District received for the 2017-2018 school year. More information about this year's Extraordinary Aid, and Extraordinary Aid figures since 2015-2016, are available online.
The Board of Education has appointed two new members to fill the vacancies created by the resignations of former Board members Mr. David Rossi and Dr. Edward Wang. Mr. Ben Ovadia will fill Mr. Rossi's seat; Mrs. Corrien Elmore-Stratton will fill Dr. Wang's seat. Resumes submitted by Mr. Ovadia and Mrs. Elmore-Stratton are available online. The new Board members will be installed following the completion of their security background checks. The Board would like to thank the candidates who completed the full application process to fill the open seats. A list of those who completed the process and granted permission for their names to be released is available online.
ATTENTION STUDENTS, PARENTS AND GUARDIANS: The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Summer Food Service Program provides free meals when school is out! Who is eligible:
- Children 18 years of age or younger who come to an approved open site or a site to which they are enrolled.
- Adults over the age of 18 years who are enrolled in school programs for persons with disabilities.
- At sites that require enrollment, benefits are available only to children who receive free or reduced-price meals at school.
HOW TO LOCATE A SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM FEEDING SITE:
To find the closest feeding site near you, text FOOD to 877-877 or Summer Meals to 97779 or visit the USDA site finder web site at www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks
LaCoyya H. Weathington