November 13, 2020

The Mount Laurel Leaflet

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Dr. Rafferty - Armistice Day

This week we commemorated Armistice Day. Armistice Day is commemorated every year on November 11 and marks the signing of the armistice by all sides that brought an end to World War I in 1918. Incidentally at that time the world was also experiencing a pandemic flu. We want to honor and pay homage to all our veterans and military service personnel past and present who make such sacrifices individually and as well as their families so every citizen can enjoy the freedoms bestowed upon us in our great democracy. Take some to reflect and be grateful for those who serve our country.

2021 Governor's Educator of the Year Recognition Program - Nominate Now!

Take the opportunity now to nominate an outstanding Mount Laurel educator or educators for the 2021 Governor's Educator of the Year Recognition Program. We will be selecting one outstanding educator for each school!


Visit our district Governor's Educator of the Year webpage and nominate an outstanding educator now! In fact you may nominate more than one educator if you like.


We have gladly extended the deadline for submitting nominations to Wednesday, November 18.

Virtual Fall Parent-Teacher Conferences

Remember to access your PTC Wizard Account and sign-up for your Parent Teacher Conference(s). The schedule below is an overview of dates:


Wed., Nov. 18: Preschool Conferences (Morning & Afternoon)

Thurs., Nov. 19: District-wide Evening Conferences (Prek-8)

Fri., Nov. 20: District-wide Afternoon Conferences (K-8)

Mon., Nov. 23: Evening Conferences (Prek-4); Afternoon Conf. (5th to 8th)

Tues., Nov. 24: Evening Conferences (5th to 8th); Afternoon Conf. (K-4)


The specific times for afternoon conferences are specific to your child(ren)’s school(s). When you log into your new PTC Wizard Account the conference times will be displayed. Evening conferences are held from 6 to 8 PM.

Reminders

Daily Health Screening

Remember to continue to review the Daily Health Screener each morning before sending your child to school. If your child is sick keep them home! Call your School Nurse and report all absences.


We also ask for your continued vigilance in monitoring and reporting symptoms, or if exposure to a positive COVID-19 case, and when you travel to any of the NJ Travel restricted states. Families and staff that travel to restricted states are required to adhere to the state of New Jersey's advisory and quarantine when returning to NJ. We indicate this on the health screener.

School Lunch Distribution Schedule

Please use this link for meal distribution times and locations which can be found on our district website under our COVID-19 information tab. Evening pick-up held every Monday.


Free & Reduced Meal Applications

Families should fill out and return THE APPLICATION to the Business Office at 330 Mount Laurel Road or e-mail it to rwachter@mtlaurelschools.org.