December 5, 8, and 9 are early
Conferences will be held during the afternoons of December 5 and 8, and
on the evening of December 9.
December 16...Winter concert at 7:00pm in the Harker cafeteria.
December 23...Early Dismissal
December 24-January 4...Winter Break
IMPORTANT POLICY UPDATE
The Board of Education Attendance
Policy for students (#5113) has been updated. In order to be eligible for
promotion, children must be in school for at least 160 of the 180 total school
All classrooms in the Harker School are nut free.
Please do not send classroom snacks
to school with your child that contain nuts.
Attention Parents/Guardians of Fifth Grade Students
As of September 2008, students born on or after January 1,1997 who are enrolled in grade 6, or transferring into a New Jersey school from another state or country, are required to receive a booster dose of the diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine, as well as one dose of Meningococcal vaccine. These two vaccines are in addition to other vaccinations required by the New Jersey Department of Health for attendance in public school.
Please check with your family physician to ensure the Tdap and Meningococcal vaccines are given by September, 2014. A hard copy of the immunization record must be signed, stamped, or initialed by your child's physician and sent to the school nurse before September, 2014. Please be advised, your child could be excluded from returning to school if these immunizations are not completed by the start of their 6th grade school year.
Please contact Lisa Davis, RN, at the Walter Hill School, at (856) 241-1552, ext. 2213 if you have questions or concerns regarding this matter.