The Cub Corner

November 8, 2017

Educator of the Year Nominations

Delran Township Public Schools is blessed with a sterling teaching staff in all of its schools. The district and New Jersey Department of Education participate in the New Jersey Department of Education Governor’s Educator of the Year Program. The state’s program recognizes our state’s

best teachers and educational services professionals. This program highlights educational innovation, student achievement, the rewards of teaching and important services outside the classroom environment that lead to student success. Further, it seeks to attract public attention to the positive aspects of our educational system.

The school district would like to solicit nominations from our entire school community, which includes parents and community members. If you know a classroom teacher or educational services professional who is dedicated, inspiring, and making a difference, consider taking the time to recommend this person for the Governor’s Educator of the Year Program by completing the nomination form link(s) below and hitting submit by Wednesday, November 15th, 2017.

· Millbridge Teacher of the Year Nomination Form

· Delran Intermediate School Teacher of the Year Nomination Form

· Delran Middle School Teacher of the Year Nomination Form

· Delran High School Teacher of the Year Nomination Form

· Paraprofessional Member of the Year Nomination Form

· Educational Services Professional Member of the Year Nomination Form

IMPORTANT Parent Portal Information

Early next week, you will be able to schedule your Parent/Teacher Conference through Parent Portal. Please take a moment now to login to Parent Portal so that you do not miss out on Conference Scheduling and other information pertinent to your child’s education.

If you have forgotten your login information, please email the main office: mboffice@delranschools.org , we will re-send your login information to the email address we have on record.

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American Education Week

**PLEASE NOTE EXCEPTIONS IN BOLD** This year, November 13-17 is American Education Week, which provides an opportunity to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education. We would like to invite parents to join us at the times listed below to visit their child’s classroom:


  • November 14th - 2nd grade American Education Visitation 11:15 - 12:15 and Miss Jones’ 1st grade class from 10:30-11:30

  • November 15th -1st grade, Mrs. Soto & Mrs. Cahill’s classes American Education Visitation 10:30 - 11:30

  • November 16th - Kindergarten American Education Visitation 12:00-1:00, Preschool 9:30-10:00 & 1:00-1:30 and 11:15 - 12:15 - Mrs. Landolt & Mrs. Myers 2nd Grade

Millbridge Philanthropy

In this season of giving, Millbridge is excited to share our plans in November and December to help the needy in our own community and in conjunction with the disaster relief efforts of the American Red Cross.

  • Our THANKFUL TREE will be going up in the front lobby. A letter and paper leaf went home with each student on Monday. All donations from the Thankful Tree project will go to the American Red Cross.

  • Collection boxes have been set up in the Main Lobby for collection of non-perishable goods from November 6th through December 8th. These donations will assist the needy in our community through our partnership with the Knights of Columbus.

Is your student up to the Challenge?

2017 Jump Into Reading Challenge sponsored by Assemblymen Troy Singleton and Herb Conaway. Details HERE and in the Virtual Backpack.

PTA Information

  • The PTA is actively seeking to fill Officer positions for the 2018-2019 school year. If you are interested, please reach out to Kris Scanlon at kbelisario@comcast.net.


  • Fall Fundraiser Pick Up - All orders will be available for pick up on Wednesday, November 15th from 4 - 7 p.m. in the Millbridge Cafeteria. If you placed an order please make arrangements to stop by and pick them up. Thank you for supporting our PTA and schools!


  • Bearwear - Bearwear will be sent home the week of November 13th. Large orders will need to be picked up at the Fall Fundraiser pick up. If your items are holiday gifts, please feel free to contact us and we will do our very best to ensure it isn't sent home with your child. These items will be held for pick up at the Fall Fundraiser pick up.


  • Kid Stuff Books - These coupons books went home this week. Books are $25. Sell 5 books and get a free book. There is no obligation to purchase the book(s). If you do not want it, simple send the book back. Please leave the label on the book, so we know you returned it! Save money while helping our schools, 50% of all sales goes back to the schools and PTA. Many thanks for your support!


  • Chick-Fil-A - Do not miss your opportunity to order the 2018 Chick-Fil-A calendar. Order forms were sent home this week or can be found on the website in the Virtual Backpack.


The annual PTA Craft Fair and Lunch with Santa is being held on Saturday, December 2nd at the Middle School. Shop for great gift items and visit with Santa!

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Long Range Dates to Know

    • November 22nd- Single Session Day / Pretzel Sale

    • November 23rd & 24th - Thanksgiving Break - No School

    • December 1st - picture retakes