Upcoming Events


  • February 24, 2017FLW Fun Friday
  • February 24, 2017AES Fun Friday
  • February 24, 2017Day 4
  • February 24, 2017LMS Yearbook Sale Ends
  • February 24, 2017RAA Kick Off
  • February 24, 2017BRS Fun Friday
  • February 24, 2017 2:00 PMSpecial Olympics Meeting
  • February 24, 2017 3:00 PMLumberTONES
  • February 25, 2017 5:00 PMPTA Princess and Her F.R.O.G Dance
  • February 27, 2017Day 5
  • February 27, 20176th Grade Bowling Permission Slip and $$$ Due!!
  • February 27, 2017RAA Kick-Off
  • February 27, 2017Read Across America Week
  • February 27, 2017RAA Kick-Off
  • February 27, 2017RAA Decorate Hats
  • February 27, 2017 8:00 AMSpring Sport Physical Due!!
  • February 27, 2017 3:00 PMHomework Club
  • February 27, 2017 3:00 PMBRS Health & Fitness Club
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Gertrude Hawk Fundraiser Information

Lumberton PTA is Fundraising With Gertrude Hawk Chocolates

ON LINE Sale Starts: Monday, February 20th

Due to the delay in receiving the catalogs the sale will be extended to Thursday, March 9th

Late orders cannot be accepted. Your child will be bring home the catalog and order form one day this week.


FLW Storybook Night on Thursday, March 2

Please see the ATTACHED PDF for more information.


2017 Lumberton School District Building Referendum Survey Results

 

The results of the 2017 Lumberton School District Building Referendum Survey can be found HERE.


Save the Date ~ Parent Night Out ~ Totally Rad 80’s

Join the Lumberton PTA for a totally radical 80’s night out on Saturday, March 25th from 7 to 11 pm at Cater 2 U, Mt. Laurel.

Dance to all your favorite 80’s hits, enjoy fine foods and support our schools with a basket auction and 50/50. Capture the night with our 80’s selfie prop station and celebrate as we crown Lumberton’s 80’s king and queen!

Tickets will be available online soon. The cost for this righteous night out is $45 per person (18+ only). Don’t miss out on this totally awesome night full of 80’s fun!


PTA Volunteer Opportunities and Reminders

Each year, the Lumberton PTA Board and member volunteers work together to host FUN student activities and successful fundraisers for our children and our schools. The success of each of these events is dependent upon membership volunteers. Only with your support, can we continue to offer enjoyable programs and activities for our children.
Please use the links provided below to indicate your interest in helping with these event(s). The committee chairperson will contact volunteers directly with more specific details regarding the event and request help when needed.

Gertrude Hawk Fundraiser – February 20th – March 7th
Delicious gourmet candy sale. Volunteers are needed to help disseminate flyers prior to the start of the sale and the night of pick up.
Gertrude Hawk Volunteer Sign Up

Spring Book Fair – March 13th – 17th 

An opportunity for students to shop for books During the day and evening.
Several volunteers are needed in the daytime & evening to help students browse and buy books. Help is also needed to set up and break down the evening fair in the PAC
Important Reminders
  • 8th Grade Shout Outs – Due Feb 15th
  • Princess and Her F.R.O.G Dance – February 25th 5-8PM at RV Cafeteria
  • Gertrude Hawk Candy Sale – February 20h – March 7th
  • A Night with Your Knight – March 3rd 6-9PM at Big League Dreams
  • LMS Dodgeball Tournament – March 10th 7pm @ LMS Gym (Grades 6-8)
  • Spring Book Fair – March 13th-March 17th

Stay informed, visit www.lumbertonpta.org for more information about all our events

We look forward to working together to create lasting memories for our children and supporting our schools!

To see a complete list of volunteer opportunities Click Here. You may sign up for a committee(s) at any time.

Thanks in advance for your consideration,

The Lumberton PTA


Board Meeting

The next Board of Education meeting is scheduled for February 23, 2017 in the FJL Performing Arts Center. The meeting will start at 7:30 PM.


PTA Dodgeball Tournament

The Lumberton PTA’s 8th Grade Dance Committee is hosting a Dodgeball Tournament on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Robert Morton Gym at Lumberton Middle School. The tournament is open to all LMS students Grades 6-8.  Teams must consist of 6-8 players. Additional players can rotate for each match to get equal playing time. Entry fee is $5.00 per player. Teams are encouraged to create a uniform tee though it is not a requirement. Registration is due by Friday, March 3, 2017. Registration forms can be dropped off in the PTA Mailbox in LMS Main Office.


All South Jersey Junior High Band

Congratulations to Zachary No, Anabella Chin, Owen Livingston, Luke Ricciardi and Devin Fox who be representing Lumberton Middle School as members of the 2017 All-South Jersey Junior High Band!


Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Information

The Lumberton Township School District is committed to providing all students with a safe learning environment that is free from harassment, intimidation, and bullying (HIB). Ms. Kim Hoffman is the District Anti-Bullying Coordinator. She can be reached at khoffman@lumberton.k12.nj.us or 609-518-0030. In addition to Ms. Hoffman, the contact information for the FLW, AES, BRS and LMS Anti-Bullying specialists can be found on the home page of each respective school.

The district HIB policy can be accessed HERE. Official NJ Department of Education score for the district overall is 56; Florence L. Walther School scored 55, Ashbrook Elementary School scored 58, Bobby’s Run School scored 55, and Lumberton Middle School scored 57. The following ARTICLE explains the HIB scoring process in more detail.

The official 2015-16 District/Schools Self-Assessment for Determining Grades as determined under the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act (ABR) (P.L.2010, c.122) can be found HERE. “While completing the Self-Assessment, we learned that our school district/schools have demonstrated strengths in the following area: Character Education. A review of these programs will be given at the February 9, 2017 Board of Education Meeting.”



A Night with Your Knight

1st Annual  “A Night with Your Knight” (Sponsored by the Lumberton PTA)

This event includes competitive games/activities, photo booth to commemorate the event, and concession stand style combo meal. This event is open to boys of Lumberton Township Schools and a special female figure in their lives (one adult 18 years and older per family)

 Date: Friday, March 3, 2017

Time: 6:00PM- 9:00PM (Games to begin promptly at 6:40 PM)

Location: Big League Dreams (15 Fostertown Road, Medford NJ 08055)

Active-wear/Sportswear attire recommended

Cost: $40 (admission and meal-deal combo for 1 adult and 1 child, each additional child $18)

**Tickets will be sold ONLINE ONLY on the PTA website. No ticket sales at the door. Tickets are limited and sold on a first come first serve basis**

Online Ticket Sales to begin Wednesday, January 25th at 6PM and will conclude on Friday, February 17th at 6PM (pay with credit card)  www.lumbertonpta.org


Winter Weather Closing Process Reminder

Dear Lumberton Parents and Guardians,

As winter weather is now upon us, Superintendent of Schools Joe Langowski has offered the attached reminder of the school closing process.

Have a great weekend,

Lumberton Township School District


Grades 3-8 PARCC Testing Dates

Dear Lumberton Parents and Guardians,

The schedule for PARCC testing has been set for 2017 and is as follows.

Students in grade 3 will be tested April 4-12.  There will be 3 units of English Language Arts and 4 units of Math.

Students in grades 4 and 5 will be tested  April 28- May 4.  There will be 3 units of English Language Arts and 4 units of Math.

Students in grades 6-8 will be tested May 8-12.  There will be 3 units of English Language Arts and 3 units of Math.

Testing for all students will be conducted in the morning.  Students who have the accommodation of extended time may continue testing into the afternoon if they require the additional time.

A copy of the PARCC schedule, along with additional details, can be found on the Lumberton website under the Curriculum tab.  Select “PARCC Place” from the drop-down menu to view all PARCC-related information.

Thank you,

Lumberton Township School District


2017-2018 Kindergarten Registration Process

The 2017-2018 Kindergarten Registration Process has begun! Detailed information can be found at the following location: https://www.lumberton.k12.nj.us/2017-2018-kindergarten-registration

Happy New Year!!


Governor’s Educator of the Year Award Recipients

Each year, the district selects four classroom teachers and one educational specialist as the Governor’ Educators of the Year. It is our great pleasure to release the names of the district’s 2016-17 honorees. Each one of these fine education professionals has gone above and beyond, in and out of the classroom. Please congratulate each one, as they deserve our gratitude and well wishes!

Educational Specialist
Mrs. Megan Mancini, Reading Specialist

FLW
Mrs. Marny DeSantis, 1st Grade Teacher

AES
Mrs. Melissa Antinoff, 3rd Grader Teacher

BRS
Mrs. Lauren Asaro, 4th Grade Teacher

LMS
Mr. Gary Egbert, 6th Grade Language Arts & Social Studies Resource Center Teacher


Lumberton Support Staff Member of the Year Award Recipients

Each year, the district selects five support staff members, one from each school and one district employee, to honor as Lumberton Support Staff Members of the Year. It is our great pleasure to release the names of our district’s 2016-17 honorees. Each one of these fine educational support professionals provides the much-needed classroom and ancillary support that enables each of us to do our jobs better.

Again, we see the work ethic that each one of these outstanding staff members provides, and are happy that they are part of our district family!

District
Mr. Chris Cline, Desktop Support Specialist

FLW
Mrs. Kelly Rodgers, Instructional Aide

AES
Mr. George Alers, Custodian

BRS
Mrs. Dawn Lally, Instructional Aide

LMS
Mrs. Colleen Pendergast, Instructional Aide


School Bulletins Moving to Once Per Month

In an effort to reduce the number of emails you receive and to streamline our information distribution processes, each school will now be sending out school bulletins on the FIRST FRIDAY of every month only.

It is our hope that by eliminating the distribution of redundant information, we can provide only the information you need and help streamline your information sources.


NEW to the Lumberton YouTube Channel Lineup!

Did you know that Lumberton Township Schools now has its own YouTube channel? The district will be posting informative instructional videos as they are developed. You may now view a video that guides you in previewing and selecting “just right” books for your child, and explains the nuts and bolts of Reading Workshop. Simply click on this link to view it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ru-FYE-aTCU

This new YouTube channel is another way that we’re making that vital connection from our schools to your home.


Required Standardized Testing Information

ATTACHED is a letter providing you with all dates and descriptions of standardized tests that will be administered in the Lumberton Township School District this year. This is a requirement of the State Department of Education, but we are happy to provide you with this information. Any questions please call the district’s Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction at 609-267-1406.


Important First Day Form Information

A message from the Lumberton Township School District:

Dear Lumberton Parents and Guardians,

Tomorrow, your child starts back to an exciting new school year! So that you are prepared, we want to let you know about a few changes to the first-day packet he or she will bring home. in order to remain fiscally responsible and to eliminiate paper waste, as well as streamline the process for you, we have moved some of our traditional paper forms to Genesis. These transitioned forms include

  • Consent to survey student
  • Posting of child’s information on district website
  • Family military status
  • Permission for child’s photo to appear in news media
  • Student use of Internet and district network

You will still have the option to apply tiered permission or non-permission to the above; however, you will grant these permissions directly on Genesis. Please note: you will be required to provide a response to each of the above categories before you may view anything else within Genesis.

You will still be receiving some paper forms that must be completed and returned to your child’s homeroom/classroom teacher during the first week of school. These include

  • Lumberton (school-specific) clothing order forms
  • Student medical history form
  • Conformatoin of viewing of various district policies
  • Permission to dispense Tylenol/Advil
  • Permission to dispense prescription medication
  • Genesis demographic confirmation
  • Genesis health contact information confirmation
  • Volunteer affidavit
  • Locker search and behavior code (LMS ONLY)

You will want to log into the district website at www.lumberton.k12.nj.us to check for other forms that may apply to your child, such as the state physical form for students who participate in extracurricular sports. To find these forms, click on the Parents pull-down menu and click on Forms for Parents, or follow this link: https://www.lumberton.k12.nj.us/forms-for-parents/. You may want to pay special attention to the Medical Forms folder.

Here’s wishing you and your child a great start to your new school year!

Lumberton Township School District


About Our District

Lumberton Township School District offers children in preschool and grades kindergarten through eight an opportunity to receive a first class education in central Burlington County. For more than a decade Lumberton has been one of the most rapidly growing school districts in South Jersey, educating approximately 1,350 students during the 2016-2017 school year. The district’s youngest students — from preschool to first grade — learn in Florence L. Walther School. Students in grades 2-3 receive instruction in Ashbrook Elementary School. Students in grades 4-5 are educated at Bobby’s Run School. Students in grades 6-8 receive instruction at Lumberton Middle School, a New Jersey Star School. The Lumberton Schools educate students under the leadership of Joe Langowski, Superintendent of Schools, and Thomas Fanuka, Business Administrator. Questions may be directed to the Board of Education Offices, 33 Municipal Drive, Lumberton, NJ 08048, (609) 267-1406.