Backyard Bash…Thursday 6/14

Backyard Bash…Thursday 6/14

Field Day…Wednesday 5/23

Field Day…Wednesday 5/23

Spirit Week 5/21 – 5/25

Get ready for Spirit Week!
Monday 5/21 – Friday 5/25
Monday: Fan Appreciation Day (Favorite Team Shirt)
Tuesday: Super Hero Shirt Day (No costumes please)
Wednesday: Field Day BAS Shirt
Thursday: Cranford Spirit Day
Friday: Patriot Day (Red, White & Blue)

Brookside PTA 5K & Fun Run….Sunday 5/20

Brookside PTA 5K & Fun Run
Sunday, MAY 20, 2018



Brookside Place School
7:30am – Registration
9:00am – 1 Mile Fun Run
9:30am – 5K Run



Event Chairs Needed for 2018-2019 School Year 

Event Chairs Needed for 2018-2019 School Year 

  • Tea with Mrs. Murphy
  • Mother’s Day Plant Sale
  • Kid Stuff Books
  • Dr. Seuss Night
  • Website Manager
  • Picture Day

If interested please contact the the BAS PTA President at

PTA Elections…5/16 @3pm

PTA Elections
Want to get involved? Being apart of the PTA is a great way to help our school. I promise it’s pretty fun too! PTA Elections will be held at May’s PTA meeting (May 16th at 3:00). If you are interested in a position please reply to this email address. All positions are open to election with the exception of the two VP spots.

CHS Class of 2018 Lawn Sign Sale

CHS Class of 2018 Lawn Sign Sale
Portion of proceeds help fund Project Graduation 2018
A Drug and Alcohol-Free Celebration
See the attached flyer with a link to order your sign
(Email any questions to Cathy Triano –
Thank you for your support of the Class of 2018
(order deadline is 6/10)

Donations still needed…Cranford Kids Give Back!

Cranford Kids Give Back is still seeking donations of non-perishable food items and toiletries for Cranford Family Cares. Please send items in with your child or drop off needed items in the bin outside of the main office. Thank you for your continuous support!

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.

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
We hope you are still collecting Box Tops! Box Tops can be submitted in a Baggie at any time.  Please make sure they are NOT expired. For each Box Top submitted BAS earns $0.10!  So far we have earned over $300 for our school!