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Frequently Asked Questions

For your convenience, we’ve compiled a list of the questions we hear most frequently. We also invite you to review our student handbook for more details or for clarification on our policies. If you still have questions, give us a call—we’re happy to help!

How do I enroll my child at Lebanon Borough?

We are thrilled to welcome new members to our community! Please visit our Registration page for the information about enrolling your child at one of our schools. You may also download and print a copy of the registration forms and bring the completed forms, together with the required documentation, to the main office of the school your child will attend.

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What if my child requires medication during the school day?

We will administer medication in accordance with state regulations and with physician and parental approval. Please bring medications in the original, labeled packaging to the front office.

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What are the school hours?

Before School Care: 7:00–8:30 a.m.
Arrival: 8:30–8:40 a.m.
Dismissal: 3:00 p.m.
After School Care: 3:00–6:00 p.m.

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What do I need to do if my child will be absent from school?

If your child must miss school, please call the school office at (908) 236­-2448 on the day of his/her absence. For information about attendance requirements and what qualifies as an excused absence, please refer to our student handbook.

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What if my child needs to leave school early?

Please send a signed note to your child’s teacher if he or she needs to leave school early. You (a parent or guardian) must also sign out and pick up your child at the front office.

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Do you enforce a dress code at LBS?

We expect our students to dress in an appropriate manner at all times. Student dress may not present a health or a safety hazard, violate municipal, county, or state law, or present a potential disruption of the educational process. Generally, we suggest students wear:

  • Casual, loose clothing that allows children to move and play comfortably
  • Low-heeled, close-toed shoes that are safe and appropriate for recess and PE 
  • Shorts/skirts that reach mid-thigh in length
  • Sleeved tops and dresses
  • Clothing that fits at the waist and covers the entire midsection as well as all undergarments
  • Clothing that is free of vulgar language and symbols, and that does not promote bullying, drugs, alcohol, and other illegal substances

We also suggest students leave fancy, dangling jewelry at home where it cannot get lost or get caught on any play equipment and cause injury.

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How can I get more involved?

We strongly encourage your involvement. Please take the time to introduce yourself to your child’s teacher and let him or her know that you’re interested in getting involved. We also invite you to join the PTA and make your voice heard! Parents can also support their child’s education in some basic ways, including:

  • Encouraging your child to get plenty of sleep 
  • Offering a healthy diet, including a good breakfast (or getting your child to school early enough to eat breakfast in our cafeteria)
  • Helping your child get up in plenty of time for school
  • Providing neat, clean, comfortable clothes
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