Lawrence Brook Weekly Update
Learn about the exciting news and events happening at LB!
October 17, 2022
Dear Lawrence Brook Elementary School Families:
Our busy October continues this week as we begin recognition of Peace Week, prepare for our Walk to School Day and assembly tomorrow, and look ahead to Halloween events and Parent/Teacher Conferences. You will find additional information about each of these upcoming items below.
Have a wonderful week, Lawrence Brook community!
📅 Upcoming Events
- 10/18: WALK TO SCHOOL DAY & Talewise Assembly
- 10/20 - 10/27: Online scheduling for Parent Teacher Conferences via parents.ebnet.org.
- 10/24: No School, Staff Professional Development
- 10/26: PTA Trunk or Treat (See details below--volunteers needed!)
- 10/27: Fire Prevention Assembly Kindergarten & Pre-K
- 10/31: Halloween Parade & Class Parties
- 11/1 - 11/4: Parent-Teacher Conferences. Dismissal at 1:35 PM.
Lawrence Brook Elementary School Monthly Event Calendar
☮️ Peace Week Information
Since 2003, schools and districts have been observing Peace Week (School Violence Awareness Week) during the week beginning with the third Monday in October, which is Oct. 17-21, 2022, as required by N.J.S.A. 18A:36-5.1. Lawrence Brook Students and Staff will participate in lessons and activities to learn about peace, inclusion, and ways students can use strategies to solve conflicts as part of New Jersey's Annual School Violence Awareness Week. For ways families can support our students' positive social interactions, see information below.
🤝 Parent Teacher Conference Information
Conferences will take place in person this school year and will be scheduled for 20 minutes each. Starting on the afternoon of Thursday, October 20, you will be able to schedule a conference with your child's teacher/s by logging in to Parent Portal. Online scheduling will CLOSE on the afternoon of Thursday, October 27.
Click HERE for step by step instructions to schedule your elementary parent-teacher conference.
Conference times are:
Tuesday, 11/1 & Thursday, 11/3 - Evening Conferences 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday, 11/2 & Friday, 11/4 - Afternoon Conferences 2:00 PM - 3:40PM
Please note: 11/1 - 11/4 are EARLY DISMISSAL days for students. School will end at 1:35 PM. Lunch will be served.
For assistance with scheduling conferences, please call the Main Office at 732-613-6870.
LBS PTA NEWS AND EVENTS
PTA Events, Committees, and Fundraisers
Dine to Donate at Chipotle - Oct. 18th
From 5pm to 9pm, online and pickup orders use code JQK7VWL or present flyer at restaurant.
Last chance to get your books! Click here to shop online until October 25th: LB Book Fair
Trunk or Treat - Oct. 26th
Trunks are still needed for our second annual Trunk or Treat, sign up here. Purchase your tickets to attend on MemberHub by Oct. 22nd. The PTA is asking parents to make a candy or non-food item (temp tattoos, etc) donation to help our Trunk or Treat event. All donations due by Oct. 21st.
Tricky Tray - Sunday, Nov. 20th, Forsgate Country Club, 12pm - 4pm
To donate items from our Wish List, click here: Amazon Wish List. We still need volunteers to help on event day, please sign up here: Volunteer at Tricky Tray. Thank you everyone who has donated and helped so far!!
We have one more week for The Givebacks Challenge! A new EZ way to support the LBS PTA while doing your normal shopping with nothing extra to buy! After your first purchase with a supported vendor, LBS PTA will receive $5 and a portion of the sale! Just select Lawrence Brook School PTA as your chosen cause and add the extensions after account creation. Go to www.givebacks.com and Join the Magical Movement!
The LBS Yearbook Committee is asking for your assistance in capturing our children’s memories for the 2022-23 school year. Photos can be submitted online or download the Entourage App and add photos directly from your phone! School Code: 60636. See Flyer.
LB Year book pictures announcement.docx
LBS PTA 4th Grade Committee New and Announcements
Next 4th Grade Committee Meeting: Wednesday, October 19, 6 – 7 PM. Zoom: Meeting ID: 351 479 9106, Password: 858892
Thanksgiving PIE Sale - Hosted by LBS PTA 4th Grade Committee
Don't get caught making desserts! Purchase your Delicious Orchards pies to support our 4th graders! $20.00 a pie! Order now through Nov. 1st on MemberHub or via check or cash by printing the flyer.
The committee would like to sponsor two special prizes to be raffled off at the Tricky Tray! Use MemberHub to make a donation or send in cash or check in an envelope marked PTA 4th Grade Basket before November 1st. See Flyer
Donate to the 4th Grade Moving Up Committee
Let’s make the last year at Lawrence Brook their best year yet! Double your donation by asking your company to match charitable donations. LBS PTA is a 501c3 organization (tax id: 22-3146372). Donations can be made through MemberHub. Any questions, contact Jennifer Megna or Brittany Barkow.