Larchmont Elementary School
Dear Larchmont School Family,
Welcome Back! On behalf of the staff at Larchmont School, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2017-18 school year! We are looking forward to a productive year of learning, growing, and working together! As partners in learning, we share responsibility in student success. Therefore, we ask that you guide and support your child’s learning by ensuring that he/she:
We strongly encourage consistent communication with your child’s teacher(s). If you have questions or concerns about school, please contact us for clarification via email or phone. Similarly, if there is something that we need to know about your child, it is important to keep us informed
The Larchmont staff and I are privileged to be a part of this amazing school family! We want all of our students to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally; and we will achieve our goals by working together.
Dr. George E. Jackson,
Larchmont School's 2017-2018 Constitution
1. Be Kind and Respectful
2. Stay Safe
3. Always Try Your Best
4. Follow Directions
Dr. George E. Jackson
Minutes from our November 2 "Points of Pride" Meeting Now Online
Our November 2 meeting focused on Points of Pride - those things participants were most proud of within the Mount Laurel Schools. More than 130 community members worked in 30 small groups to identify personal points of pride first, and then discussed those items within the group to come to consensus on items they had identified in common. Here are the complete minutes from the November 2 Points of Pride Meeting.
A Path to Success 2030
The Mount Laurel School District has launched "A Path to Success 2030", a strategic planning initiative that engages our community prior to the development of a new three-year strategic plan for our schools.
I would like to personally invite you to participate in our Strategic Planning Meetings. Your perspective would be a tremendous asset as the entire community comes together for these important discussions. Each of our sessions will focus on a specific theme designed to gather your input. All meetings will be held at the Mount Laurel Hartford School from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., as described below.
George J. Rafferty, Superintendent of Schools
Our Next Session - Thursday, November 30
Setting Our Expectations For The Future:Participants will discuss changes and initiatives needed in the Mount Laurel Schools going forward.
Our Third Meeting - Thursday, December 7
Creating An Action Plan for the Future:Participants will define action items necessary to accomplish our Path to Success 2030.
Check out our new interactive Cafeteria Menu. Breakfast and Lunch Menus are all in one place, and all schools are accessible through a drop-down menu. Hold your cursor over any item in bold and its complete nutritional value will pop up. Use the button on the top-right of the page to get Carb Counts on all menu items. It's a big step in our shared goal of keeping students healthy as well as wise! Please note that as part of our effort to "go green," lunch menus will not be sent home with students in hard copy after October.
The Larchmont School Community will learn, grow, and work together respectfully to fulfill our shared responsibility to develop confident student learners who demonstrate character and achieve academic excellence.
We are Larchmont…learning, growing, and working together!
Registering Your Child
Our Parent Teacher Organization is very active at Larchmont Elementary School. The P.T.O. sponsors a number of enriching activities for the students and staff. They provide financial support as well as family sponsored social activities for our children.
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Telephone - 856-231-5899
Grades 1-4: 9 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.
PK & K A.M.: 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
PK & K P.M.: 12:55 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.
Early dismissal grades 1-4: 1 p.m.
* On half-days, P.M. Kindergarten begins at 10:30 a.m. and dismisses at 1 p.m.
* Pre-Kindergarten students will not attend school on half-days
Larchmont School's Anti-Bullying Specialist is Aimee Zabel, 301 Larchmont Blvd., 856-273-3700