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  • SUBSCRIPTION BUSING 2024-2025:

    IT'S TIME TO SECURE YOUR SEAT! The district provides free transportation for in-district students who live more than 2 miles from school in grades K-8; and more than 2.5 miles from the high school. Subscription busing is available for students who are not eligible for free busing. If you are unsure if you qualify for free transportation, please call the Transportation Department at 973-535-8000, x8013, BEFORE filling out this form. View the 2024-2025 Subscription Busing application. The deadline is July 5, 2024. 

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  • INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT APPOINTED

    Click here to read a press release regarding the appointment of Dr. Daniel Fishbein as interim Superintendent of Schools.

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  • 2024 SUMMER ACADEMY BROCHURE 

    LPS students looking to enhance their educational experience— either by catching up on the past school year’s coursework or getting a head start on that of the one to come — have a wide selection of classes to choose from through the district’s upcoming Summer Academy program. 
    LPS SUMMER ACADEMY 2024 - INFO & REGISTRATION

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  • KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

    Kindergarten registration for the 2024-2025 school year is open.

    • Children must be 5 years old on or before October 1st of the current year to enter Kindergarten, or 6 years old by October 1st of the current year to enter 1st grade as per Entrance Age Policy 5112. View Entrance Age Policy #5112.
    • Any Livingston resident who completed the kindergarten registration process by May 15th will be notified of their child's school placement by June 1st. 
    • If your child currently attends the Livingston Public School Pre-School program you DO NOT have to complete the pre-registration online. Please contact Amy Ennis at aennis@livingston.org for instructions. 
    • Click here to visit our Registration Page. 
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Principal's Messages

  • May 13, 2024

    Posted by Daniel Garcia on 5/13/2024

    May 13, 2024

    Dear Harrison Families,

    I wanted to take a moment to extend our warmest wishes to all the fantastic mothers in our midst. Your boundless love, strength, and dedication enrich our school family every day, and we celebrate you wholeheartedly. Here's to a day filled with joy, laughter, and cherished moments with your loved ones. Our plant sale was a huge success, and thank you to those members of the PTA who helped our kids show appreciation for all our mothers in the community!

    I also want to thank our entire community for the love and appreciation you all showed to our amazing teachers this week! Many teachers felt and appreciated all that support through your kind notes and thoughtful gestures of appreciation! Thank you especially to our PTA who provided an amazing luncheon from Tony Boys that our staff enjoyed on Tuesday!

    Our 3rd graders are finished with their NJSLA testing! Thank you, parents, for making sure that our students were present and successful in showing their best work! If your child missed a day of testing, we will schedule makeups on any day this month. Our NJSLA testing continues this month with our 4th and 5th graders! The various dates are detailed below. Please make sure to come to school with a charged Chromebook each day for testing. Testing will start promptly in the morning once students are settled in after Morning Meetings. Thank you to all parents for your support for this important snapshot of your child’s learning and progress with grade-level standards.

    Memorial Day is fast approaching on Monday, May 27th. Livingston has an annual Memorial Day Parade, and we would love for Harrison to celebrate the day by marching together. If your family would be interested in walking in the parade, please use this link to sign up. A committee member will reach out to you with more information by May 20th regarding meetup time, place, etc.

    Our Multicultural Night is May 22 from 5:00-7:00 pm! Thank you to all the parents who are decorating tables to highlight our amazing diversity in Harrison School! Students can venture around the tables to learn a little about the countries represented in our community! Thank you to all our volunteers for making this night successful!

    Our District Art Show begins on Wednesday, May 15, from 6:00-7:30 pm at the Livingston Mall! The exhibit stays open for a short period of time! Please enjoy the great artwork from our students in Livingston and Harrison School! Thank you, Ms. Anne Terkovich, our amazing Art teacher, for all her hard work!

    Thank you, everyone, and I hope you enjoyed your Mother’s Day!

    Upcoming Dates: 

    May 13-14 - NJSLA, Grades 4 and 5
    May 13      - PTA Meeting (In-Person, Door 4)
    May 14      - Kindergarten Trip
    May 15      - District Art show, Livingston Mall
    May 17      - 1st Grade Play
    May 20-21 - NJSLA-Science, Grade 5
    May 21      - Leaders, Grades 3 and 4
    May 22      - Leaders, Grade 5
    May 22      - Multicultural Night
    May 23      - 2nd Grade Butterfly Event
    May 23      - Leaders, Grades 1 and 2
    May 27      - No School - Memorial Day
    May 28-31 - NJSLA Make Ups, Grades 3, 4 and 5
    May 28-29 - 3rd Grade Storytellers
    May 29      - Multicultural Night Rain Date
    May 29      - PTA Meeting - New Board will be sworn in
    May 30      - Spring Concert, MPMS
    May 31      - 5th Grade Trip

    Daniel Garcia
    "We all belong. We fly together."

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