Mount Laurel Schools

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330 Mount Laurel Road, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054  |  P: 856-235-3387  |  F: 856-235-1837
Nationally Recognized Blue Ribbon School

Welcome to the Mount Laurel Schools!

Inspiring Potential. Enriching Futures.
"The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue."
Edward R. Murrow

Mount Laurel's Board of Education and Administration have established policies and procedures that dictate transparency in all aspects of our operation. You will find board of education meeting agendas, exhibits and minutes posted here each month. Our annual district budget, guides to the curriculum used in our programs and our complete district policy manual are also posted.

But, as Edward R. Murrow noted long before the advent of the Internet, misinformation often travels swiftly. We hope that our website opens the door to conversation with those who use it. If ever you come to this site to confirm information you have heard and are unable to find that validation, please use this link to contact us and pose the question directly. As partners in the education of the children of Mount Laurel, it is incumbent upon each of us to make intelligent use of the tools we have at our disposal.


Here's The Latest News

 
Update: Enterovirus-D68 Reported in New Jersey
The New Jersey Department of Health has confirmed several cases of Enterovirus-D68 in New Jersey. Here is the New Jersey Department of Health's Frequently Asked Questions on Enterovirus-D68. We will keep you posted as information comes in. Here is the latest release from the NJ Department of Health as of October 3. See when to wash hands here. See flu information here.
 
Parents: Take the new Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test!
If you missed Mount Laurel's Community Summit last spring and would like to experience the test for yourself, join the Delran Education Association at a special session here in Mount Laurel on December 3. Click here to register.

Special Education Task Force Public Testimony Meeting
The New Jersey Task Force on Improving Special Education for Public School Students will conduct meetings in four locations throughout the state in October. Click here for dates and details.
Dr. Rath Is 2015 Burlington County Superintendent of the Year
The Burlington County Chapter of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators has named Mount Laurel Schools Superintendent Dr. Antoinette Rath as Burlington County’s Superintendent of the Year for 2015. Her selection was announced at the group’s June meeting in Westampton. Read about it.

New Sports Physicals
The laws governing sports physicals have changed at the state level this year and are extremely stringent. Gone are the days of being able to whisk your child to the doctor for a physical the day before the first practice. Here's more information.

Learn About The Common Core
Mount Laurel Schools participate in the Common Core State Standards, along with other New Jersey Schools. Learn more about the Common Core Standards and what they mean specifically for your child at each grade level on our Common Core Standards webpage

Receive Mount Laurel Schools Emergency Texts On Your Cell Phone
Emergency texts from the Mount Laurel Schools are the quickest way to stay informed. In order to receive them you must opt-in to the system. To do that, simply text the word subscribe to the number 68453 from your cell phone. You'll receive an immediate reply confirming your subscription to the service. You may sign-up for text messages using this method on as many cell phones as you would like.



Board of Education


Did you know that the Mount Laurel Board of Education meets, in general, twice each month? All of our agendas are posted prior to our meetings, and our minutes are posted on the Board Meeting page once they have been approved. All presentations from staff and administrators made during board meetings are also posted on our meeting page for your review. Stay in the know ... visit that page often!

Board Meetings

The Board of Education's Work Session meeting for November will be held on November 18 and the Regular monthly meeting will be held on November 25 at the Hattie Britt Board of Education Offices, 330 Mount Laurel Road. These meetings are open to the public. The Board welcomes public participation in meetings, and you will find complete agendas and minutes on our webpage throughout the year.

Superintendent

As we transition into the second month of the school year, allow me to offer some insight to our new parents and perhaps reminders to our veteran parents, about security procedures. By law, all Mount Laurel Schools practice a number of drills throughout the year on a regular schedule.
 
One of the most commonly implemented procedures is the Shelter-In-Place activation. A Shelter-In-Place may be called for many reasons. One event would be whenever the emergency squad is called to the building. It simply means that staff and students remain in the classrooms despite bells, etc. so that squad members are free to move through the building without hindrance.

Visit our School Security Webpage.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of the Mount Laurel Township School District is to prepare all children to be successful citizens and workers in the 21st century. As aligned with the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards, this includes educating students to read with comprehension, write clearly, compute accurately, think critically, reason, discover, innovate, collaborate, and use information to solve problems.

Extended Kindergarten Option Registration

The Board of Education is proud to announce our new Extended Kindergarten Program. EKO continues to take registration for the 2014-2015 school year. Registration is open on a first come, first serve basis. Registration forms are available here and at our Extended Day Care office located at 436 Masonville Road, Mt. Laurel, NJ. Each registration form must be accompanied with the non-refundable registration fee of $75.00. Click here for the registration form.

Burlington County Health Department Holds Childrens' Flu Clinics

The Burlington County Health Department will hold Flu Vaccine Clinics for children on four dates between now and December. They are: October 6, November 3 and December 4 at the Health Department Offices, 15 Pioneer Boulevard, Westampton from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Burlington Center Mall from 2 p.m. to 4:30 on December 29.

2014 Education Summit Webpage Link

More than 100 community members participated in the district's 2014 Education Summit on May 15. Discussion centered on the transformation facing our schools, namely the new Common Core Standards, the new PARCC Test to be administered in 2015 and student attendance rates. The resulting group discussion led to a number of suggestions for better communication within the community.
Check out our 2014 Summit webpage here to view the presentation and check for frequent updates.

Events Calendar

November 4
Staff In-Service/Election Day
School closed

November 6 and 7
NJEA Convention
School Closed

November 18
Board of Education
Work Session Meeting

November 18
Report Cards Issued

November 20
Conferences
K-8 Evening

November 21
Conferences
K-8 Afternoon
Early Dismissal

November 24
Conferences
K-4 Evening
5-8 Afternoon
Early Dismissal

November 25
Board of Education
Regular Meeting

November 25
Conferences
K-4 Afternoon
5-8 Evening
Early Dismissal

November 26
Thanksgiving Recess
Early Dismissal

November 27 and 28
Thanksgiving Recess
School Closed

Quick Links

How May We Help You?

Just looking for a quick and basic guide to specific information about our schools? The links below will provide you with a basic fact sheet on the topics listed. Don't see something you wish was here? Just yell! We'll get it up right away for you.

Registering a child new to the district

Kindergarten registration
Job Opportunities - Certified

Job Opportunities - Support and Substitute
2014-15 School Calendar
2014-15 Calendar/Handbook

School Locations and Contact Info

Map of our schools and sending areas

Website Content Questions
or Suggestions?
Website Link Management
or Update Issues?
Web Administrator Janet Moretti

Newsletter Sign-Up

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Anti-Bullying



District Anti-Bullying Coordinator
Kelly Neiman
Mount Laurel Hartford School
397 Hartford Road
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Telephone - 856-231-5899

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