The Bobby's Run School Bulletin

Friday, January 15, 2021

Principal's Message

Wishing everyone a happy new year! What better way to start 2021 than with a focus on kindness. The Star Student of the Month character trait for January is kindness. Students and staff will be working on ways to demonstrate being friendly, generous, and considerate to one another. We encourage you to join us in the Great Kindness Challenge and check out this list of ideas to do as a family.
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Hybrid Schedule Resumes

School will reopen for hybrid in-person learning on Tuesday, January 19th. Please remember to complete the AUXS application by 7:30 AM on the days your student comes to school. We greatly appreciate your help with this.

Covid-19 Reminders and Updates

  • Please keep your child home if they are sick, and notify Mrs. Barbieri as to why they are absent. She can be reached at kbarbieri@lumberton.k12.nj.us
  • Make sure Genesis is updated if there were any changes to contact information over the break.
  • Please notify if you have traveled out of state. It is especially important if you returned after January 4th as that would impact your students' hybrid learning return.
  • Please notify if anyone in your household has tested positive for Covid-19.
  • If your student has symptoms of Covid-19, they will need a negative test or quarantine for 10 days before returning to school. An alternative diagnosis is no longer allowed.
  • At this time, close contacts will need to quarantine for 10 days if exposed to someone with symptoms or until the contact has a negative Covid-19 test.


Covid-19 Symptoms

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Nasal congestion or runny nose
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Stomachache
  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Poor appetite or poor feeding, especially in babies under one year old
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Special Areas

Students are expected to complete daily special area lessons. Teachers have planned activities for students to complete as well as a daily Google Form. The completion of this form will contribute to second and third trimester report card grading.


The schedule for special areas is:

Monday Music with Mrs. Naylor from 1:30 to 2:10

Tuesday Art with Mrs. Scacco from 1:30 to 2:10

Wednesday Gym and Health with Mr. Gigger from 8:35 - 9:25 and 9:30 to 10:20

Thursday Computers with Mr. Day from 1:30 to 2:10

Friday Library or World Cultures with Mrs. Giansanti from 1:30 to 2:10

Congratulations to Mrs. Brook's Winter Break Reading Challenge Winners!

Preschool Expansion

The Lumberton Township School District is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a Preschool Expansion Grant from the New Jersey Department of Education. This award will allow the district to provide FREE, high quality preschool to a number of our three- and four- year-old students starting on February 1, 2021. The district will be partnering with the Center for Family Services to provide free, high quality preschool to 42 Head Start eligible Lumberton children.

Families must meet the criteria as outlined by Head Start, though some exceptions may be made for families moderately over these amounts. These income guidelines can be waived for families with special circumstances who might benefit from placement in Head Start.


What if I am not comfortable sending my child to school at this time?

There are several service delivery options available, including a fully remote option.


What do I do if I am interested in enrolling my child in the program?

Visit the district website to complete the interest form: https://www.lumberton.k12.nj.us or you can contact Caryn Zweben, Supervisor of Pupil Personnel Services: czweben@lumberton.k12.nj.us or by phone (609) 267-9099 x3808

Upcoming Events

Spirit Days & School Closures


Friday, January 15th - National Hat Day, wear your favorite hat!

Monday, January 18th - School Closed, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Tuesday, January 19th - Hybrid learning resumes

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