Upcoming Events

  • November 24, 2015AES Gratitude Challenge Day 15
  • November 24, 2015Day 5
  • November 24, 2015Early Dismissal / Afternoon Conferences
  • November 24, 2015 11:15 AMStinson Thanksgiving Play
  • November 24, 2015 4:00 PMRV Project Graduation Pie Pickup
  • November 25, 2015AES Gratitude Challenge Day 16
  • November 25, 2015Penny Drive Ends
  • November 25, 2015Early dismissal- Thanksgiving holiday
  • November 25, 2015BRS Fun Wednesday
  • November 25, 2015Day 6
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PTA Holiday Basket Donations

PTA Holiday Basket Donations

A reminder think of others this holiday season!

The LMS penny drive ends tomorrow November 25th, so kindly send in your loose change. All monies collected will be donated to local Lumberton families. The homeroom that collects the most money will receive a pizza party from the PTA.

Last week, forms were distributed to each student, that included a “wish list” for a sponsored child in the district. Please check your child’s folder if you have not received it.

We ask that you please think of those “wish lists” as you shop this weekend. You may also consider going in with others in your class in a joint effort for any big ticket items.

All donations are due Friday, December 4th.

The Lumberton PTA thanks you for your support and wishes you all a Happy Thanksgiving!

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!


  • 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

Next Board Meeting

Don’t forget that our next Board Meeting will be held on Thursday, December 17 at 7:30 PM in the BOE Conference Room at AES. We hope to see everyone there!

Early Dismissal / Parent Teacher Conference Reminder

Dear Lumberton Parents and Guardians,

This Thursday begins the first of five consecutive early dismissal days (half-days) for all students in the district. Students will dismiss using their Early Dismissal schedule on Thursday, Nov 19, Friday, Nov 20; Monday, Nov. 23, Tuesday, Nov. 24 and Wednesday, Nov. 25. All schools will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Just a reminder that if you planned on meeting with your child’s teachers during Parent-Teacher Conferences, you should have signed up via Genesis. Those with no access to Genesis should have contacted their child’s teacher for available dates and to sign up for a slot. THERE ARE NO WALK-INS FOR PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES.

Schools will resume normal operating hours on Monday, Nov. 30.

Happy Holidays!

Lumberton Township School District

Early Dismissal Info

Students will be dismissed early every day from Thursday, November 19th through Wednesday, November 25th. The Lumberton Middle and Bobby’s Run schedule will be 7:45 am to 12:18 pm. The Ashbrook schedule will be 8:20 am to 12:20 pm and the FL Walther schedule will be 8:25 am to 12:35 pm.

Students will be picked up by their bus at the normal time in the morning, but will be dropped off approximately three hours early in the afternoon. Please be at the bus stop to meet your child for drop off. Parents who are picking up their students should arrive at AES/BRS/LMS at 12:20 pm and Walther School at 12:25 pm.

Breakfast will be served every day, however the cafeteria will NOT be open for lunch or snacks. Please send a healthy snack and a drink with your child on these days.

Schools will be closed November 26th and 27th for Thanksgiving.

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!


Thank you,

The 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.

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.