Just a reminder that schools are closed for students on Monday, March 27 for Teacher In-Service.

Upcoming Events


  • March 25, 2017 7:00 PMParents Night Out
  • March 27, 2017Schools Closed for Students
  • March 28, 20178th Grade Band Event
  • March 28, 2017PTA Mixed Bag Designs Fundraiser Begins
  • March 28, 2017Day 6
  • March 28, 2017 3:00 PMDrama Club
  • March 28, 2017 3:30 PMTrack at Moorestown
  • March 28, 2017 4:00 PMDining Out - Panera
  • March 28, 2017 7:00 PMGertrude Hawk Pick Up
  • March 29, 20178th Grade Candy Sale Ends
  • March 29, 2017Day 1
  • March 29, 2017RVRHS Band Night
  • March 29, 2017 3:00 PMHomework Club
  • March 29, 2017 3:00 PMYoung Republic Meeting
  • March 29, 2017 7:00 PMBRS Kids Night Out
  • March 30, 2017Day 2
  • March 30, 2017 8:30 AMKimmel Center Orchestra Event
  • March 31, 2017BRS New GT5 Nomination Deadline
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Updates from the PTA

On Tuesday, March 28th, please join the Lumberton PTA in dining out at Panera in Centerton Square between 4-8 pm. Please show the ATTACHED FLYER when ordering (on your phone is acceptable). A portion of all sales will go to the 8th Grade Dance fundraising efforts. Spread the word to all you know because the bigger the crowds, the bigger the percentage of sales!

The PTA meeting scheduled for that same evening, has been rescheduled. Please join the Lumberton PTA at our next meeting scheduled for:

Date: April 12th
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: LMS Cafeteria

In addition to our regular reporting on activities, budget and administration updates, we will be introducing and voting for new PTA board members for the 2017-2018 school year.

IT’S HERE!!! MIXED BAG DESIGNS FUNDRAISER!
Lumberton Schools “GO GREEN” for Spring – Mixed Bag Designs has great ECO-CHIC products that have something FUN for everyone. They make GREAT GIFTS and will be arriving in time for Spring Celebrations such as Graduations, Spring birthdays, showers, etc! Ordering details and instructions are coming home.

Thank you for your support

The Lumberton PTA


District Calendars

Please click HERE to view the 2017-2018 District Calendar.

Please click HERE to view a REVISED version of the 2016-2017 District Calendar. This calendar reflects snow days and their make-ups.


Board Meeting

The next Board of Education meeting is scheduled for April 6, 2017 in the FJLPAC. The meeting will start at 7:30 PM.


Lumberton PTA Color Run 411

You don’t want to miss the Inaugural

Lumberton PTA Crazy April Fools’ Color Run on April 1st!

We are greatly in need of many volunteers the day of the event to help things run smoothly. If you are not able to participate, please consider signing up to help us at:

Color Run Volunteer Sign-up

Early registrations have ended but it’s not too late to sign up. We are still accepting Color Run registrations at Color Run Registration 

(Please note that registrations after March 17 do not include a Color Run T-shirt, race bib or color packet.) Wear a white shirt and show off your true colors at the end of the race.

Join your kids, your family, your friends … EVERYONE in our community who is participating in this messy, family fun event. Walk, jog or run our 1.5-mile course — do it twice for 3 miles of color sprayin’ shenanigans!

The Patty Wagon and Kona Ice will have breakfast items, coffee and shaved ice available for purchase and a portion of their sales at the Color Run will be donated to the Lumberton PTA.

Don’t miss out, volunteer or register today!

The Lumberton PTA


Totally Rad 80’s Night Out

Totally Rad 80’s Night Out

Saturday, March 25th from 7-11pm
Cater 2 U: 2901 Marne Hwy, Mt Laurel, NJ

Come dance the night away to your favorite 80s hits, eat some great food, take awesome selfies at the 80s photo area, and win some great prizes.  Get a group of friends together, grab your girlfriends or make it a date night with your loved one!

  • Basket Auction – Disney hopper passes, electronics, purses, camp and sport tuitions, Rodan + Fields, Thirty-One, Ray-Ban sunglasses, and many, many more!
  • 50/50 Raffle
  • CB – Full CB including a signature 80’s drink
  • 80’s Attire Optional, but Fun is a Must!

Don’t miss out! Tickets still available, grab them now!  Purchase Your Tickets Here

The deadline to purchase tickets is March 20th at 8pm.

Also, if you would like to volunteer at the event, assistance always greatly appreciated! Sign Up Genius Link

Hope to see you for a radical night out!

The 80’s Night Out Committee


8th Grade Dance Committee 3 Point Contest

Lumberton PTA 8th Grade Dance Committee 3 Point Basketball Contest

This contest is open to all Lumberton children in grades 4 through 8

Date: Friday, April 7th, 2017

Location: Robert Morton Gymnasium at Lumberton Middle School

Time: 6:30 pm 4th through 6th Grade; 7:30 pm 7th and 8th Grade

Cost: Five (5) dollar entry fee. All proceeds will be donated to Lumberton PTA 8th Grade Dance Fund.

See attached flyer for entry form.


PTA April Fools Color Run

Dear Members,

The PTA is hosting its first ever Color Run on Saturday, April 1st. This event is a great way to bring our parents, students, neighbors and entire community together to support one great cause, our schools!

Volunteers are needed to help make this exciting new event a successClick Here to volunteer.

An organization meeting is scheduled for Thurs, March 9th at 7:00 p.m. If you are interested in being involved but can’t attend the meeting, please sign up anyway so we have your contact information for future planning.

Please help spread the word. Online registrations can be made at the following link April Fools Color Run. Only participants that register by Friday, March 17th will receive T-shirts and Color Packets. Don’t delay!

Thanks!

Amy Angradi & Rosanne Kwiatkowski


Dining Out for a Cause

Dining Out For Cause: Please enjoy great dining out opportunities to support the Lumberton Middle School 8th Grade Dance Committee.

Tuesday, March 28 you can enjoy another chance to dine out at Panera in Centerton Square between 4-8 pm. A flyer will be circulated prior to the event to give credit for the 8th Grade.

A portion of all sales will go to the 8th Grade Dance fundraising efforts. Spread the word to all you know because the bigger the crowds, the bigger the percentage of sales!

Lumberton PTA


Box Top Winners

Dear Lumberton Parents and Guardians,

The PTA would like to thank all of the students, teachers, parents, secretaries and staff that helped support our Box Tops Blitz! We couldn’t have done it without you! A special thank you to the Box Tops committee who clipped and counted 6,100 box tops earning the PTA $610.00!!

The students in the 4 winning classes won a free snack of their choice from the cafeteria. Let’s congratulate the following winning classes:

  • FLW – Ms. Rosvold’s class collected 269!
  • AES – Mrs. Heller’s class collected 679! WOW
  • BRS – Ms. Kozinsky’s class collected 368!
  • LMS – Mrs. Wessel’s class collected 204!

Again, thank you all for your support and start saving for our next Blitz in September!


New AES Principal Hired

Please join us in welcoming Mrs. Wawrzyniak as the new Ashbrook Elementary School Principal effective July 1, 2017.

More information can be found HERE.


2017 Lumberton School District Building Referendum Survey Results

 

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


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.”



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.