Donovan Family Digest

June 6, 2021


6/8 Fire Truck visit for Kindergarten

6/14 5th Grade Moving Up - Capone/9 a.m. - Creech/D'Angelo10:30 a.m.

6/15 5th Grade Moving Up - Deutsch/9 a.m. - Monahan/10:30 a.m.

6/16 5th Grade Social Luau

6/18 Report Cards

6/18 Early Dismissal ( Last Day)



Welcome to the LDS Summer Series

LDS is excited to share Part 3 of the LDS Summer Series. The purpose of this series is to provide families with easy and helpful tips to encourage and foster learning experiences during the summer months. Over the net few week, we will be sharing some short videos to support at home learning over the summer.

This week, we are excited to share some tips to engage in a Family Book Club over the summer break. Be sure to check out the end if you are interested in tying in a Family Book Club with a Family Movie Night!

LDS Summer Series Part 3- Family Book Clubs
Big picture

21 days of Fun for the Class of 2021

Beginning Friday, May 21st, our Fifth graders will have something special the last 21 days of the school year. We look forward to celebrating their accomplishments and enjoying their final moments at LDS as a Tiger Cub!


A very Happy Birthday to all of our Tiger Cubs! We hope your special day is as amazing as YOU!

June 7

Ashley Nolasco Beza

Donato Serafino

June 9

Rocco Lombardo

June 10

Owen Lazaro

Emma Yurcisin

June 11

Matthew Lin

June 13

Milan Kocaj

Eliana Mariconda

June 15

Kayley Rodman

Emily Steinitz

June 16

Eleyna Lopez

John Sica

June 17

Joseph Nicholas

Justin Rodriguez

June 18

Valentina Figueroa-Campuzano

Jason Richelson

Landon Smolenski

June 19

Greyson Lee

Madison Posniak

June 20

Kian Amin

Ella Freeman

June 22

Anastasiya Sasina

June 23

LIana Giacoppo

Mrs. Sharma

June 24

Brett Gunther

June 25

Morgan DeLuca

Ava Rosado

Malena Santoro

Alex Tanasiychuk

Mrs. Sorce

June 26

Julianna Marcus

June 27

Viviana Lisi

June 28

Ms. Nielsen

June 29

Charlotte Barr

June 30

Blake Belfiore

Big picture

Due to Covid-19 restrictions we are not having in person registration appointments. All information will be submitted via email at this time. If you have a child that will be 5 years old before 10/1/2021, it's time to register for kindergarten. Below is the first step to registering your child for kindergarten for the 21-22 school year.

Click the link below and begin the process by filling out the form. This will add your name to a list managed by the main office. Once you complete the online portion, more information will be sent via email in regards to the next step of the process. As always if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the main office. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

21-22 Online Kindergarten Registration Form

Reading your child's MAP Scores

Students in grades 2-5 can now access their child's MAP scores on the Genesis Parent Portal. Please be sure to check the letter from Mrs. Specht sent via School Messenger. Also, please visit these Freehold Township School District websites with additional MAP information.

What is MAP Growth?

Student Progress Report.

Additional Information

Instructional Resources



The district wants to thank everyone who has participated in our free student meal program. We are excited to share with you that we will be continuing this program through the summer months. To find out information about the program, you can check the district website on the Parents tab in the "School Lunch & Nutritional Information" page. If you have any questions, or would like to participate in the program, please email Aly Williams at
This is a reminder that the district is offering breakfast & lunch, at no cost, for every enrolled student, regardless of need. If you aren't already receiving the meals and would like to, please fill out this brief survey. Meals are available for all students for pick-up on Mondays between 12:00pm - 6:00pm behind the C.T. Barkalow School at Door No. 8. Students eligible for Free/Reduced lunch are eligible for delivery if requested. The application for Free & Reduced lunch can be found here. We will continue with this program until we can serve lunch in school again. School Lunch & Nutritional Info.


If you need a quick reminder of what letter day it is, be sure to check it out here!
Big picture
Tweets from Week of May 31st

Tweets from our Week

If you would like to share any pictures of your Tiger Cub to be included in the video, please email Danielle Parella at

Thank you!

Follow us on Twitter @DonovanSchool