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Our Mission Statement
Welcome to the Adventure,
The Future Begins Here!
The educational community at Thomas Paine will provide and build a quality educational environment focused on the positive values of Respect, Responsibility, Resilience, and Active Citizenship to instill a sense of honor within our students allowing them to reach high academic standards while preparing them to succeed in a diverse and constantly changing world.
She is our new 4th grade teacher this year. She was a long term sub in 4th and 2nd at T-Paine in 2016. One student stated, "What do I think about Ms. Brandley.....well....she is a little bit crazy.....you know the good crazy...which makes everyday exciting."
She was moved to 5th grade this year and is loving her new position. She loves the challenge of making sure are Tiger Travelers are ready to make the jump to 6th grade.
Dr. Kline is the leader of our one book-one school initiative for over 3 years. Each year has been amazing. She is a passionate literacy leaders.
She is one of our longest serving para-professionals. She is someone who provides a variety of services such as bus supervision for our walkers-riders, slide-shows, tech support, CST support, you name it she will do it all.
At Thomas Paine Elementary School, we strive to maintain open lines of communication with all school community members. One of the best ways for you to help your child throughout his/her educational journey is to stay informed and be involved in their education. Our school offers the following ways to obtain the most up to date information and celebrations.
- PTA yahoo group at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Common Sense bi-monthly newsletter (also linked under Quicklinks menu)
- Text messages from the Principal using the Remind App: T-Paine Community (text this message @gotpaine or send an email to email@example.com)
- Follow us on Twitter: @TPaineIES
- Find us on Facebook: thomaspaineinternationalelementary
- Instagram: tpain_tigers
A Rosa Reminder for parents of 5th grade students who participated in the Rosa Middle School open enrollment process for the 2019-2020 school year: You must return your decisions to accept or decline placement, or to remain or be removed from the waitlist, to the Central Registration office either in person or by mail by Friday, March 29, 2019.
After the New Jersey Department of Education announced on Thursday, March 7, 2019, that the Cherry Hill Public Schools (CHPS) will receive $18,424,908 in aid for the 2019-2020 school year, members of the Fair Funding for Cherry Hill Schools Committee, CHPS Administration, the Cherry Hill Board of Education, and Cherry Hill Township met with Assemblypersons Lou Greenwald and Pamela Lampitt on Friday, March 8 to express concerns about the funding. An overview of this meeting, including next steps, is available online.
The bond referendum designed to address many of the facility needs across our 19 schools failed in December 2018. The Board of Education must regroup and design an approach to the facility needs that will meet with the approval of the voters and enable Cherry Hill to provide safe, well-functioning and positive environments for our students and staff.
Before the next steps are taken, the Board of Education is seeking community members' feedback, constructive criticism and recommendations for moving forward. (Similar surveys were emailed to all Cherry Hill Public Schools parents and employees on March 6, 2019.) The responses to this survey will be openly and thoughtfully considered in the weeks ahead. Paper copies of the survey also are available at the Cherry Hill Public Library. Please take 5-10 minutes by March 27th to anonymously contribute to this important process. Your thoughts will be greatly appreciated.
Cherry Hill Board of Education President Mr. Eric Goodwin and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Joseph Meloche have released a statement regarding the years of inadequate funding for our schools. Community members are invited to the Fair Funding Committee Meetings on the fourth Thursday of the month. Next meeting: Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 7 pm, Malberg Administration Building.
LaCoyya H. Weathington