Marching Band Group 4A State Champions
Cherokee Marching Band  
Cherokee High School's Marching Band, under the direction of Mr. Michael Lynch, was recognized by the Board of Education for winning the 2016 USBANDS Group 4A State Championship. They placed first out of 18 Group 4A Marching Bands. In addition to winning the overall championship, the band also took home the Best Over-All Effect Award. 
Tim BuchananBus Driver
Kimberly BuscemiBus Driver
Bruce KenneyMechanic
Thomas BennisParaprofessional
Kevin WojnoParaprofessional
Cherokee North
Annette PalladinoCustodian
Adriana PrincipatoParaprofessional
Leslie SchmauderSpecial Education
Melanie SpringerInterim Science
Catherine TraitzInterim Health/PE
Ashley GerberFamily & Consumer Science
Kahle WagnerInterim Art
Board Member Joseph Borucki Recognition
Borucki Rocognition
The LRHSD Board of Education recognized the retirement of long-serving member Joseph W. Borucki from the Board. Borucki was elected as the Evesham Township representative to the LRHSD Board in 1998.  Superintendent of Schools Dr. Carol Birnbohm and Board President Linda Eckenhoff presented Borucki with a plaque honoring his 18 years of service to the LRHSD Board of Education and to his commitment to meeting the needs of all Lenape District students.
Leaves of Absence
Name  Location
Laura Balsama Cherokee North
Lenore BellDistrict
Melanie GessmanShawnee
Andrew MontgomeryCherokee South
Rocky PanarellaSeneca
Catherine TellerSeneca
Transfers & Promotions
Name  From  To  Effective Date
Lisa Glunt Lenape Cust. Shift Supervisor
Cherokee North Cust. Shift Supervisor 1/1/17
Stephen HandLenape Social StudiesLenape Social Studies/Asst. Athletic Director2/1/17
Karyn HoerstCherokee North Special Ed.Sequoia Special Ed.1/1/17
Melissa KingSeneca Interim Special Ed.Lenape Special Ed.1/1/17
Donald TiverCherokee North CustodianCherokee North Maintenance1/1/17
                                                                Resignations & Retirements
Name  Location  Position  Effective Date
James HesslerLenapeScience7/1/17
Phyllis HesslerLenape Nurse7/1/17
* The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $1000 for Lenape's Marching Band from Floor & Decor Store, Moorestown.
* The Board of Education approved the donation of props and costumes valued at $254 for Lenape's Music Department from Elizabeth O'Brien.
* The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $1125 for Shawnee's Scoreboard Console from Shawnee Boys & Girls Basketball Booster Clubs.
* The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $50 for Cherokee's Math Club from Foundation for Education.
* The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $700 for Cherokee's School Newspaper from Foundation for Education.
* The Board of Education approved the monetary donation of $100 for Cherokee's Concert Choir from Foundation for Education.
Numerous other requests for approval of student activities and education items were approved by the Board of Education. These approvals are reflected in the formal minutes of the meeting which are available in the office of the Board of Education secretary.
The next Board of Education meeting is Wednesday, January 4th at 7:30 p.m. at the Lenape District Administration Building in Shamong.