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!

Mr. Keith Land
Interim 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.


Kindergarten and First-Grade Roundup in March

Registration of children who will enter kindergarten next September will be held at Mount Laurel Schools during the week of March 12. At the same time, any student who is currently attending a private kindergarten but will be coming to Mount Laurel's first-grade classes in September should also be registered. Kindergarten/First-Grade Roundup will be held on Monday, March 12; Tuesday, March 13; Thursday, March 15; and Friday, March 16 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Larchmont, Parkway, Springville and Hillside Schools. Countryside School and Fleetwood School registration will be on the same days from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. An evening registration will be held on Wednesday, March 14 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at all six schools for parents who cannot attend during the day. Students should be registered at the school they will attend based on the district's geographic attendance plan.

 

Tuskegee Airman Dr. Eugene Richardson visits Harrington

Dr. Eugene Richardson, one of the historic Tuskegee Airmen, visited Harrington on February 13 and held an assembly to discuss his career as one of the first Black fighter pilots in the history of our nation. He shared photos of other graduates of the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama and talked about the missions conducted by counterparts during World War II. Dr. Richardson had lunch with a group of students following the presentation. His visit was made possible by a grant from the Mount Laurel Public Education Fund Inc.

Low Cost Preschool Program Offered for 2018-2019 School Year

Mount Laurel Township Schools offer a low-cost preschool program for a limited number of four to five-year-old children each year. Applications are currently being accepted for the 2018-2019 school year. Classes will be held in our district elementary school buildings. These Preschool Inclusion classes will enroll preschoolers with disabilities along with their peers in order to provide public school opportunities according to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
 
 
A Path to Success 2030: Next Steps
The Community Survey soliciting opinion on a new three-year plan for the Mount Laurel Schools has closed, and the data collected is being analyzed. The final step in our Strategic Planning Initiative is to form committees to begin drafting the action plans for each of the eight categories identified as priorities in the public sessions held in December and January. They are: Students, Special Needs, Curriculum & Instruction, Community, Teachers & Staff, Full-Day Kindergarten, Facilities and Communication.
 
 
Attention, Parents: You may not use our online registration system to enroll your child for the 2018-2019 school year at this time. Any information input now for next year will be lost when we roll-over the system for next year. Please wait until you see notification here that 2018-2019 enrollment systems are ready for use!

Mount Laurel's Online Registration System for New Students

For your convenience, Mount Laurel School District utilizes an online service where you can complete necessary registration forms at your convenience. At this time, you may only use this system to register new students for the current school year. Do not register students for the 2018-2019 school year until the annual rollover takes place on March 12, 2018. To do so will lose all of your information and you will be required to repeat the process. The registration process is not complete until you bring the originals of the required documents to the school for verification.
 
 
 
  • Because so many of our parents commute long distances to work each day, we send these calls out beginning at 5 a.m., so that childcare arrangements can be made.
We will not call you
earlier than 5 a.m.
  • Make sure to check our Facebook and Twitter Pages, and our district and school web pages for updates.
 
How Will I Be Advised of Winter Weather Changes?

If it snows … or other weather conditions cause us to close schools or announce a two-hour delayed opening, here’s how you will know:

Through School Messenger, we call your primary phone number as listed in our Power School Student Information System with a recorded message. If we have cell numbers for you, it goes to them also. We send an e-mail to any e-mail address listed in your account and we text the message to your cell numbers, as long as you have opted-in to receive those messages. To opt-in for texts, simply text the word subscribe to the number 68453 from your cell phone.

 
 

A MESSAGE ABOUT SOCIAL MEDIA

Parents, have you checked your child's phone lately? Sometimes the littlest things can have an impact on how your child is perceived by others. Yesterday, a Mount Laurel Mom shared a screen shot of her child's phone open to the app House Party on the Mount Laurel Community Facebook Page.  (So important to share such concerns.) It's apparently an app that allows users to chat online live, all at the same time. She said she reviewed the app and it seemed fine, but then she noticed that some of the students who were on the app had selected very inappropriate user names. Please remind your child that even the selection of a user name should be considered carefully. If it would make a friend's parents frown, it probably should not be used.

SPORTS PHYSICAL INFORMATION

The due date to turn in physicals for spring Interscholastic Sports is Friday, February 16th. 
 
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. 
 
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.
 
 

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 12th - 16th
SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR
 
February 19th
PRESIDENTS' DAY
Schools Closed
 
February 22nd
TALENT SHOW
7:00 p.m.

REMIND 101

Get information for Thomas E. Harrington Middle School right on your phone—not on handouts.  Click here for instructions.
 
 

Student & Parent Info

Harrington Hotline - 856-234-5198
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

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

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