Upcoming Events

  • August 28, 2015 1:00 PMBRS New Student Orientation
  • August 31, 2015 3:00 PMMenchie's Frozen Yogurt Fundraiser
  • September 1, 2015Teacher In-Service
  • September 2, 2015Teacher In-Service
  • September 2, 2015 9:45 AM1st Grade Meet and Greet
  • September 2, 2015 10:45 AMPS / KG Meet and Greet
  • September 2, 2015 1:30 PMMeet & Greet
  • September 2, 2015 6:30 PMKindergarten Meet Your Teacher Night
  • September 3, 2015Day 1
  • September 3, 2015First Day for Students
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Next Board Meeting

Don’t forget that our next Board Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 24 at 7:30 PM in the BOE Conference Room at Ashbrook Elementary School. We hope to see everyone there!!

Upcoming FLW Events

Meet & Greet

Meet & Greet is an opportunity for parents to bring their child or children to Walther School the day before school starts to meet their teachers and see their classrooms.  It is very informal- parents will rotate throughout the classroom and the school building to help their son or daughter get familiar with the school, the classroom and see a school bus.  The schedules are listed below:

Wednesday, September 2, 2015         First Grade   9:45-10:15 am

Wednesday, September 2, 2015         Preschool   & Kindergarten 10:45-11:15 am

Meet Your Teacher Night

Meet Your Teacher Night/ Back to School is an opportunity for parents only.  Parents will be able to come to Walther School and receive important information from the classroom teacher and learn information about the school.  They will be able to meet the Special Area Teachers, school nurse and the building principal.  The schedules are listed below:

Wednesday, September 2, 2015                     Preschool & Kindergarten 6:30 pm

Wednesday, September 9, 2015                     First Grade 6:30 pm

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt Fundraiser

Dear Parents and Guardians,

The Lumberton PTA invites you to come celebrate the last days of summer and the kick-off the school year at Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt on Monday, August 31st from 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet with old friends or make new ones!

Bring in the attached flyer and 20% of your purchases will be donated to the Lumberton PTA.

We hope to see you there!!

Thank you,
Lumberton PTA


Lumberton welcomes two new administrators! They are Dr. Melody Alegria, Supervisor of Pupil Personnel Services, and Mr. Michael Livengood, Interim Principal of Ashbrook Elementary School. Mr. Livengood’s letter of introduction can be found HERE.

District Busing Policy

Any families who register their children after August 19, 2015, will not be scheduled to ride a bus until September 14, 2015.

One Book, One School Required Summer Reading

Dear Parents and Guardians of Incoming LMS Students,

For the past three years, Lumberton Middle School students and staff have been participating in a program called One Book, One School (OBOS). This program is designed to create a shared reading experience within a single school community. A book is chosen, usually with a positive character lesson, and every student reads that book over the course of the summer. Once school begins, activities at school coordinate, promote and enrich the shared reading experience.

This year’s required OBOS reading is titled Trash by Andy Mulligan. Please purchase a copy and ensure that your child reads it before the start of school; better yet, read it with your child!

You can order it through Amazon in paperback or for Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Trash-Andy-Mulligan-ebook/dp/B003F3PMBQ/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1435759786&sr=1-1&keywords=trash+by+andy+mulligan&pebp=1435759803072&perid=094V013Z8V6NZG9NPDSS

For Nook owners, (also in paperback) it can also be ordered through Barnes and Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/trash-andy-mulligan/1100169121?ean=9780385752169

A copy of the school’s OBOS flyer is also ATTACHED.

Have an enjoyable summer!
Lumberton Middle School

Kindergarten Online Registration

Click HERE to register for kindergarten if you have yet to do so.

HERE is the PDF of the 4-13-15 Kindergarten Parent Orientation and Student Visitation.

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 62; Florence L. Walther School scored 66, Ashbrook Elementary School scored 62, Bobby’s Run School scored 56, and Lumberton Middle School scored 64. The following ARTICLE explains the HIB scoring process in more detail.

The official 2013-14 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.  Each of our four principals gave a comprehensive review of these programs at the February 26, 2015 Board of Education Meeting.”

District Performance Review (DPR) Process

As part of the Quality Single Accountability Continuum (QSAC) of the NJ Department of Education, the Lumberton Township School District recently completed the District Performance Review (DPR) process.

The District Committee met on December 18, 2014 to complete the DPR review. The attached file documents the progress of the Lumberton Township School District through the QSAC process.

Lumberton Support Staff Member of the Year Award Winners

It is our great pleasure to give you the names of our district’s 2014-15 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!

Suzanne May

Jeannie Starr

Mary Iacoponi

Margaret Miller

Kathy Harven

Governor’s Educator of the Year Award Winners

It is our great pleasure to give you the names of the district’s 2014-15 recipients of the Governor’s Educator of the Year Award (Teacher and Educational Specialist). 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!

Susan Wilkinson (Teacher) and Marie Mento (Educational Specialist)

Robyn Golden (Teacher) and Kathy Twiggs (Educational Specialist)

Jessica Wildrick (Teacher) and Kathy Barbieri (Educational Specialist)

Chris Carl (Teacher) and Janice Caramanna (Educational Specialist)

NJ School Nutrition & Wellness Policy

Please click HERE for more information regarding this policy.

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 2014-2015 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.