Thomas E. Harrington Middle School

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514 Mount Laurel Rd, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054  |  P: 856-234-1610  |  F: 856-222-9754

Welcome to Harrington Middle School!

Ms. Kathleen Haines
Principal
Inspiring Potential. Enriching Futures.
The Thomas E. Harrington Middle School is home to 1,056 students in Grades 7 and 8, and 125 staff members, each school day. The professional staff of our school makes a daily commitment to go beyond minimum expectations while we continue to raise our standards. Harrington students make daily contributions to their school and their community.

Our achievements are also a result of the efforts made by area businesses, parental support, advisory groups, local public agencies, and individual community members. Collectively, these resources enhance and enrich the total teaching and learning environment.


Our school provides students with many opportunities to develop academic concepts and skills, acquire fundamental knowledge, determine interests and special talents, and experience a sense of belonging.


STUDENT LEADERSHIP

The following students have been selected to attend the Delaware Valley Consortium for Excellence and Equity 8th Annual Middle School Student Leadership Institute.

Jamie Lin, Samantha Orta, Abhishek Kotgire, Krisha Mahajan, Sengathir Rajagopai ,Surrayah Daaliya, Jordyn Wingate, Hadia Shaikh, Sejal Kunigiri, Ricardo Otake

The aim of the conference is to enlighten our 8th grade students about effectively addressing their current challenges in school and in life, and to empower them to make sound and success-producing decisions about their futures.

The conference has intermediate objectives to fulfill this purpose:

1.      To inspire young men and women to seek high levels of personal and academic success and accept leadership responsibilities as part of their contribution to their school and society;

2.      To develop a network of students that supports possible future collaboration among emerging leaders;

3.      To engage students in activities that will foster personal leadership development, build a diverse community, and assist in establishing meaningful continuing leadership activities back in our community.

Our students had a choice of workshops, from an offering of six. They are currently putting together a presentation for the BOE and their peers in the Leadership Circle Club.

ATTENTION PARENTS OF 8TH GRADE STUDENTS

The deadline to turn in the Graduation Gown form and payment has been extended.  Forms are available in the main office or CLICK HERE.

Please fill out the form, enclose $23 if a gown is being purchased, and return the form to Mrs. Radtke in the Main Office.
  
Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.
 

Sports Physicals Procedures

The laws governing sports physicals have changed at the state level and are extremely stringent. All sports physical forms must now undergo an additional level of review by our district physician. Implementation of these laws may actually preclude some students from participating if guidelines are not followed. 
  
Here are three very important factors to consider this year:
 
1.) Sports physicals will not be offered in our schools this summer. These physicals must be completed either by your family physician, or at the medical facility of your choice. Some suggested facilities are listed below.
 
2.) The deadline for submission of sports physicals is Mid-August for any student planning on trying out for Fall Interscholastic Sports. Physicals submitted in September will not be processed in time for the fall sports season.
 
3.) Parents should be aware that sports physicals submitted will only be accepted if the examining doctor has signed the statement that he/she has completed the required professional development module on cardiac assessment. We are required to return any physical paperwork to the parent/student if this statement is not signed by the doctor.
 
Find more information and the complete Grade 5-8 Physical and Athletic Form Packet at this link.
 
Mid-August: The deadline date for Fall Sports.
Mid-October: The deadline date for Winter Sports.
Mid-February: The deadline date for Spring Sports.
 
 

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Receive the latest news from Harrington Principal Mrs. Kathleen Haines via text to your cell phone. To sign-up, simply text the word @harringto to the number (484) 461-5416 from your cell phone. You will receive an immediate reply confirming your subscription to the service. You may sign-up for text messages using this method on as many cell phones as you would like.  (Note, the n has been omitted from the text word.)
 
 

How May We Help You?

Just looking for a quick and basic guide to specific information about our schools? The links below will provide you with the basics on the topics listed. Don't see something you wish was here? Just yell! We'll get it up right away for you.
Registering Your Child
Contact Information

Events Calendar

 
 
February 2nd
Teacher In-Service
Early Dismissal
 
February 7th
Report Cards Issued for
Second Marking Period
 
February 20th
Presidents' Day
Schools Closed
 
 

Anti-Bullying

NJ DOE Self-Assessment under the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights District and School Grade Report
District Anti-Bullying Coordinator
Kelly Neiman
Mount Laurel Hartford School
397 Hartford Road
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Telephone - 856-231-5899

Student & Parent Info

Harrington Hotline - 234-5198
School Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:05 p.m.
Early dismissal: 11:39 a.m.


Harrington Middle School's Anti-Bullying Specialists are MaryEllen Slott and Sharon Sheehan,
514 Mount Laurel Road, 856-234-1610

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