Just a reminder that the district’s Memorial Day holiday extends into Tuesday, May 31, due to an unused snow day that was built into the calendar.

Upcoming Events


  • May 25, 2016RV Spring Choral Concert
  • May 25, 2016Day 1
  • May 25, 2016 8:00 AM4th and 8th grade NJASK Science Assessments
  • May 25, 2016 1:00 PMInto the Light Walk
  • May 25, 2016 6:00 PM8th Grade Celebrate Graduate Sign Pick-Up
  • May 25, 2016 7:30 PMSpring Vocal Concert FJLPAC
  • May 26, 2016Day 2
  • May 26, 2016GT5 Event
  • May 26, 2016 9:00 AM7th Grade Class Trip
  • May 26, 2016 7:30 PMBoard of Education Meeting
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Reminder: NO School Tuesday, May 31

Dear Lumberton Parents and Guardians,

Just a quick reminder that the district’s Memorial Day holiday extends into Tuesday, May 31, due to an unused snow day that was built into the calendar. Enjoy your long weekend, and please take a moment to remember those who lost their lives in the service of our country.

Happy Holiday!
Lumberton Township School District


Changes in Bus Routes as of Thursday May 19

Dear Parents of ASH1 and FLW3 Buses,

Bus routes for these buses will be changing as of tomorrow, Thursday, May 19, due to construction on Rothbury, Tynemouth and Windermere Drives. Students should come to the corner of Rothbury and Bobby’s Run Blvd. and Windemere and Bobby’s Run Blvd.


Grief Counseling

Please use this link to access “Helping Children Cope with Loss, Death, and Grief: Tips for Teachers & Parents.”


Next Board Meeting

The next Board of Education meeting is scheduled for May 26, 2016 in the Board of Education Conference Room.


2016-2017 Calendar

The 2016-2017 School Calendar was board approved last night. It can be found HERE.


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.”



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


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 1,470 students during the 2015-2016 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.