Upcoming Events


  • February 11, 2016Gertrude Hawk Fundraiser ends
  • February 11, 2016Day 2
  • February 11, 2016SG Valentine's Day Rose Delivery
  • February 11, 2016BRS Fun Thursday
  • February 11, 2016 3:00 PMTutoring
  • February 11, 2016 3:00 PMHomework Club
  • February 11, 2016 3:00 PMHealth & Fitness Club
  • February 11, 2016 7:30 PMBoard of Education Meeting
  • February 12, 2016Teacher In-Service - Schools Closed for Students
  • February 12, 2016Box Tops Blitz Contest Ends
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PTA Reminders

Princess & Her FROG Dance

There is a VERY LIMITED amount of tickets left for the 3:00 pm Princess & Her FROG Dance, which will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016!  To purchase tickets please go to https://lumbertonpta.yapsody.com/. The 6:00 pm dance has sold out so if interested, please email Rosanne Kwiatkowsk @ rosannetk@gmail to add your name to a wait list.  Names will be placed on the list in the order in which they are received.

The Box Top Blitz ends this week

Every homeroom in grades K-8 will be eligible to win.

Please send all unexpired Box Tops into school with your child’s name, homeroom teacher’s name and grade. The teachers will collect the Box Tops and provide them to the PTA at the conclusion of the contest.  Each Box Top is worth $0.10 and the money goes directly to the PTA.  This money goes towards field trips, assemblies and many more programs/activities that benefit your children.  For any information or questions, please email Jen Guardino @jmhrx730@hotmail.com.

Gertrude Hawk candy orders are due on Thursday, February 11th.

Please remember to send in your orders. The PTA earns 50% of all sales! Thank you for supporting the Lumberton PTA!  If you have any questions, please contact Melaney Loose at mloose1@verizon.net.


Assistant Track Coach

The district has an immediate need for an Assistant Track and Field Coach at Lumberton Middle School

Requirements:

  • Completed Lumberton School District Substitute Position employment application
  • Original Criminal History letter from the Department of Education (fingerprinting)
  • Results of a TB (Mantoux) Test completed by your physician
  • Original New Jersey teaching certificate, if applicable, or a valid New Jersey substitute teaching certificate
  • District required paperwork
  • Stipend according to LTEA contract

Got the experience? Talk to us! Questions and queries can be directed to Meredith Morley, Athletic Director, via email at mmorley@lumberton.k12.nj.us or call (609)265-0123.


LNO TICKETS ON SALE

Dear Lumberton Parents and Guardians,

Ladies’ Night Out 2016 tickets are now on sale at http://lumbertonlno.yapsody.com/. The event will be held on Wednesday, March 23. Please join us for “A Night In Napa” for a delicious fresh Napa-inspired dinner, cocktails and a chance to win hundreds of fabulous prizes at our basket auction. Don’t miss out on Early Bird pricing, with $3 off ticket prices on all tickets purchased before February 22! This is the Lumberton PTA’s largest fundraiser, please help us support our schools!

The following FLYER has additional info.

Thank you,

Lumberton PTA


Princess and her FROG Dance

Dear Parents and Guardians,

SAVE THE DATE!

The Princess and Her FROG Dance
(Father, Relative, Other Gentleman)

 Formerly known as the Father-Daughter Sweetheart Dance
(Fundraiser sponsored by the Lumberton PTA)

The event includes music, dancing, buffet dinner and a picture to commemorate the evening. Open to all Lumberton School District girls.

Date: Saturday, February 20th, 2016

Times: 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM or 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Location: Lumberton Middle School

Cost: $22 per adult and $18 per child

(limit six tickets per purchase)

**Tickets will be sold ONLINE on the PTA website. NO in-person ticket sales.

Tickets are limited and sold on a first come first serve basis.**

 Online Ticket Sale begins Wednesday, January 27th at 6 PM and ends Sunday, January 31st at 6 PM (pay with credit card)

https://lumbertonpta.yapsody.com

*If tickets are sold out, email rosannetk@gmail to add your name to a wait list.  Names will be placed on the list in the order in which they are received.

Please contact Rosanne Kwiatkowski, Dawn Lally or Theresa Darragh at rosannetk@gmail.com, dlally68@yahoo.com or momdarragh@gmail.com with any questions.


Next Board Meeting

Don’t forget that our next Board Meeting will be held on Thursday, February 11 at 7:30 PM. This meeting will be held in the Board of Education conference room.


Box Top Blitz

Dear Lumberton Parents and Guardians,

The PTA is excited to announce our new Box Tops Blitz contest!!!

The class that collects the most Box Tops per school will win…. A SURPRISE PRIZE!!!

The Blitz will start TODAY and run through 2/12/16.
Every homeroom in grades K-8 will be eligible to win.
Please send all unexpired Box Tops into school with your child’s name, homeroom teacher’s name and grade no later than 2/12/16. The teachers will collect the Box Tops and provide them to the PTA at the conclusion of the contest.

Each Box Top is worth $0.10 and the money goes directly to the PTA. This money goes towards field trips, assemblies and many more programs/activities that benefit your children. For any information or questions, please email Jen at jmhrx730@hotmail.com.

Help our schools earn easy cash and you might win!

GOOD LUCK!


SJ Magazine Top Teacher Contest

SJ Magazine is holding its annual Top Teacher contest!

Students are asked to write (in 100-200 words) what makes their favorite teacher so fabulous.

One top teacher (along with the nominating student) will receive a photo shoot for SJ Magazine and be featured in an upcoming issue! Three other teachers will receive dinner for two at one of SJ’s best restaurants! All the winning nominations will be published in an upcoming issue.

The attached flyer gives more information. This web site will lead to nomination form:
http://sjmagazine.net/special-stories/vote-2016-top-teachers-contest


Lumberton Support Staff Member of the Year Award Winners

It is our great pleasure to give you the names of our district’s 2015-16 recipients of the Lumberton Support Staff Member of the Year Award. 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
Terry Sanders, Administrative Assistant to Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction

FLW
Sherri DiPaola, Instructional Aide

AES
Jennifer Grimm, School Secretary

BRS
Rita Searles, Instructional Aide

LMS
Debbie Kahn, Instructional Aide


Governor’s Educator of the Year Award Winners

It is our great pleasure to give you the names of the district’s 2015-16 recipients of the Governor’s Educator of the Year Award. 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!

District
Liz Corej, Speech and Language Specialist

FLW
Rachel Williams, 1st Grade Teacher

AES
Tracy Houck, 2nd & 3rd Grader Teacher

BRS
Mahe Zaidi, 4th Grade Teacher

LMS
Mary Leith, 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher


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 64; Florence L. Walther School scored 68, Ashbrook Elementary School scored 67, Bobby’s Run School scored 56, and Lumberton Middle School scored 65. The following ARTICLE explains the HIB scoring process in more detail.

The official 2014-15 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 was given at the January 7, 2016 Board of Education Meeting.”



2016 PARCC Testing Dates

Grades 6 & 8
April 6: 2 ELA units
April 7: 1 ELA unit
April 8: 2 Math units
April 11: 1 Math unit
6 units in total

Grade 7
April 13: 2 ELA units
April 14: 1 ELA unit
April 15: No Testing; Teacher In-Service
April 18: 2 Math units
April 19: 1 Math unit
6 units in total

Grade 5
April 13-22
7 units in total; 1 unit each day
*April 15 is an in-service day; no testing on that date

Grades 3 & 4
April 26 – May 4
7 units in total; 1 unit each day

Final Make-Ups and Close-Out
May 5-13


2016-2017 Kindergarten Registration

The process has begun!!

All necessary information can be found HERE.

If you have any additional questions, please contact the Florence L. Walther main office at 609-267-1404.


Summer EDC Discontinued

SUMMER EDC DISCONTINUED: The Board of Education has made the decision to discontinue the Summer EDC Program. The program is not viable – low child enrollment being the largest contributor. It has been a pleasure serving those families that have participated in Summer EDC over the past few years.


So Many Ways to Support Lumberton PTA

Remember to support the Lumberton PTA as you shop!

SMILE – You can make a difference!

The Lumberton PTA is always excited and eager to introduce new ways to support the Lumberton School District and your child’s education. With AmazonSmile program it’s simple! Thank You for your continuous support!

AmazonSmile

  • Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Lumberton Township PTAwhenever you shop on AmazonSmile.
  • AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you already know. Same products, same prices, same service.
  • Once you choose 21020 Lumberton Township PTA as your charity please be sure to make all your future amazon purchases through smile.amazon.com to support our schools!

There is always more than one way to help! See below for details regarding our other ongoing fundraising efforts.

Target – Take Charge of Education

  • Do you have a Target Visa card?  If so, Target will donate up to 1% of your purchases to our Lumberton schools! Enroll in any Target store or online at www.target.com/tcoe and be sure to choose one of our Lumberton schools as your designee.

Mixed Bag Designs

Mixed Bag Designs are reusable bags that come in a variety of sizes and patterns. You can shop for Mixed Bags all year long with the code 19008 and 40% of your order will go toward the Lumberton Township PTA. Give out the code to friends and family near and far! Orders can be paid for online and ship directly to the purchaser.

Box Tops – for Education

Don’t toss ‘em…Clip ‘em! There are hundreds of products with Box Top labels. Each Box Top collected earns the school $0.10!

Campbells – Labels for Education

From soup, cereal and snacks to dairy products, beverages and food storage – your kitchen is probably full of eligibleLabels for Education® items. These labels earn our schools free merchandise!

Thank you,

Lumberton PTA


PTA Membership

Looking to play an active role in your child’s education? Volunteer? Be a classroom parent? Join our committees? Be a Partner in Pride (PiP)?

Join the Lumberton PTA today!

Sign up is easy with online registration!

www.lumbertonpta.org

Thank you,

The Lumberton PTA