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Weekly Roundup: Public forum hosted on next school bond referendum

In other news, the Katz JCC held its annual ACHaD art gallery reception.

Cherry Hill community members made their voices heard at the first public forum on the next Cherry Hill Public Schools bond referendum and the Katz JCC hosted its annual ACHaD art gallery reception. Get caught up on the biggest stories from last week in the Weekly Roundup.

Community members give feedback on ways to improve Cherry Hill bond referendum

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The Cherry Hill Board of Education hosted its first of five community forums on Thursday to gather input and feedback on the school district’s next bond referendum. The first forum consisted of both small group discussions as well as a 15-minute open conversation where residents gave their recommendations on how the district should proceed with a long-term plan.

Katz JCC program displays artwork from special-needs individuals

On Wednesday, the Katz JCC hosted its annual ACHaD art gallery reception. The art gallery, which will be on display throughout the month of February, displays numerous pieces from the ACHaD special needs department. Numerous artists were on hand at Wednesday’s reception to showcase their work and talk about their pieces.

Cherry Hill native returns to lend a hand with local production of Mary Poppins

For seven years, Cherry Hill West alum Kate Nanni Sullivan got to perform on the Broadway production of “Mary Poppins.” On Feb. 1, Sullivan returned to her roots to help a group of young students put on their own version of beloved show. Nanni Sullivan connected with her friend, Sarah DuVall Pearson, to visit Resurrection Catholic School on Feb. 1 to help with a dance scene in the school’s upcoming performance of “Mary Poppins.”

Justin Smith’s international education journey leads back home

Cherry Hill Assistant Superintendent for K-12 Justin Smith has been a lot of places in his education career. From a year teaching in Germany to his first full-time job in Oregon, Smith has worked in numerous departments and in many different positions. Last year, however, Smith decided to make the move to Cherry Hill, the same district he graduated from in 1991.

Cherry Hill-based medical recruiter honored by U.S. Army

A Cherry Hill-based medical recruiter was honored last Monday for his efforts in bringing 11 individuals into the U.S. Army in a three-month span late in 2018. Sgt. 1st Class Tamarris Jenkins was one of several honorees recognized at the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes on Feb. 4. Jenkins, who has served in the Army for 20 years, was recognized as one of the top two medical recruiters in the country.


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