Cranford Kids Give Back needs our donations!

Cranford Kids Give Back (CKGB) is a charity group formed by CHS students looking to give back to the community. They are currently working with Cranford Family Care and are in need of donations. Click the link below for their flyer and see how you can help! They are very grateful for your support!

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Date: Sunday, November 6, 2016 The race committee needs volunteers for the following positions. There are opportunities to help on race day and in preparation for race day. All needs require less than 2 hours of your time. You may volunteer in more than one place. Students seeking community service can help as well. Thank you! Contact Karen Woodruff with questions via text: 908-358-5920 Registration is OPEN:

Use this link to volunteer

Discount pricing extended! BAS and OAS PTA Fall 5K and Fun Run…Sun. 11/6

Discount pricing deadline has been extended! Click this link for flyer…
Come join us on Sunday, November 6 for the Fifth Annual Fall 5K and 1-mile Fun Run.  A great event for the whole family.  Whether you prefer a one-mile distance or a 5K course through Cranford’s neighborhoods, please register today! On-line registration is open! Proceeds benefit BAS and OAS PTAs. Volunteers needed! Sign up to follow.

Cranford Fund for Educational Excellence

The Cranford Fund for Educational Excellence (CFEE) is a nonprofit, community based foundation that supports
excellence and innovation in the Cranford Public Schools by generating additional resources through community involvement. Using donations from our many supporters in Cranford, the CFEE award grants to teachers for new and exciting classroom projects that promote learning, curiosity, and creativity. Please lend your support this school year, either by volunteering or by making a donation toward teacher grants. Visit us at, for more information about past grants. Please contact CFEE Co-President Pete Turnamian at to find out how you can get involved in supporting and showing appreciate to our teachers.

Trick or Trunk…Candy & Volunteers

Trick or Trunk

*Candy collection is from October 17th to the 28th.Please send candy in with your child or drop it off in the bin located outside of the main office.
* Please sign up for Trick or Trunk!
Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:
1. Click this link to go to our invitation page on
2. Enter your email address: (You will NOT need to register an account on
3. Sign up! Choose your spots – will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!
(Note: does not share your email address with anyone.)

Attention 2nd Grade Parents- CHORUS INFO!

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Welcome to a new school year!  I am pleased to announce that the Bloomingdale Avenue School Second Grade Chorus will begin rehearsals on September 26th.  Your child is invited to participate in this exciting activity.  All that is required is a love of singing! Students participating in chorus will eat during the first half of the lunch hour (11:40 AM – 12:10 PM) and rehearse during the second half of the lunch hour (12:10 – 12:40 PM).  
As a culminating activity, the chorus will perform a winter concert on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at 2:00 PM and a spring concert on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 7:00 PM. Both concerts will take place in the Bloomingdale Avenue School auditorium.
In order to register your child for chorus, please use the following online registration form:
Feel free to email Ms. McDonald with any questions.
I am looking forward to working with your child and I am confident it will be a successful year!
Ms. Colleen McDonald
Music Teacher
Bloomingdale Avenue School
Livingston Avenue School

KidStuff Books Sales

kidstuffOur KidStuff Book Fundraiser has begun. A book and order form went home with every student. If you would like to purchase the book or order additional books please return just the envelope with the money. If you have decided you do NOT want to purchase the book please send the book back to school with your child.



Did you have a great time at Movie Night?!! Send in your photos for the BAS Yearbook…Email: BASYEARBOOK2017@GMAIL.COM

Please send hi-resolution (actual size) files and let us know what grade it is from.


PTA Membership

Membership Welcome all new and returning Bloomingdale Avenue School students and families!

Please fill out the envelope and return with your membership dues of $8.00 per member, which can be paid in cash or check payable to BAS PTA.  Please also consider donating additional funds, as 100% of your donation goes directly to BAS PTA, and activities for the entire student body! Grandparents and spouses welcome to join! Send in your membership dues by October 28th and receive a free BAS car magnet!




Sign Up for BAS PTA Emails

email iconDon’t forget to sign up for BAS PTA emails and stay informed of all the events and activities at BAS.  Follow these 3 easy steps:

1. Go to

2. Click on Newsletter (add email/ remove email)

3. Enter student name and your email. Check the first box on the form that reads ‘Bloomingdale Avenue School (Grades k-2)’

*please note it may take a few weeks to receive your first email*

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I would like to introduce you to an exciting new fundraiser in which we are now participating. is a website that donates a percentage of purchases made at Amazon, iTunes, Groupon, and hundreds of other on-line retailers directly to our school.

Here’s how it works:

  • Visit the site and search for our school.  On future visits, your browser will jump directly to our school’s webpage.
  • Click through the on-line retailer of your choice, and shop as you ordinarily would.  You do not need to share any personal information.
  • A percentage of your purchases will be credited to our donation account, usually once your items have been shipped.
  • That’s it!

Box Tops for Education

box-tops-for-educationBox Tops for Education
Have you been saving Box Tops  all summer? Send them in!! Box Tops Can be submitted in a Baggie. Please make sure they are not expired. For each Box Top submitted BAS earns $0.10.