Fri. 4/7 & Sat. 4/8…Talent Show at OAS

Friday, April 7th and Saturday April 8th
Shining Stars” Talent Show at OAS
Please mark your calendar and join us for a fun filled evening with our shining stars. The evening showcases the talents of special needs students in grades 3-12+.  Proceeds benefit the ARC of Union County, a nonprofit agency which services our students and Union Country residents with developmental disabilities, as well as giving out scholarships to students to further their education. More information to follow.

Thurs. 2/16…BAS Roller Skating Night

Thursday, February 16th *New Date*
BAS Roller Skating Night
 This is our NEW date for our BAS Roller Skating Night. The flyer will be sent home next week

Thurs. 1/26…Sandwich Night

Thursday, January 26th
Sandwich Night
Sandwich night was created by the BAS PTA to promote community awareness and responsibility among our students.  Families prepare sunflower seed butter and jelly sandwiches that will be donated to The Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless.  This is a PEANUT FREE EVENT. Fliers were sent home.  Any questions contact Angelina Pigna or Megan Scanielo at

Mon. 1/23…Friendship Day at BAS

“Friendship Day”
All students will participate in activities that focus on “Friendship.”  Monies raised will be used to purchase a “Buddy Bench” for our school playground. Suggested donation is $2.00 per student.

Permission slips were sent home…please return by Friday 1/20.

Fri. 1/20…School Spirit Day & Pretzel Sale

Friday, January 20th
     Spirit Day
Don’t hide your BAS Pride! Be sure to rock your blue and gold!
      Pretzel Day
Pretzel Sales are back this this year. Pretzels will be sold after school for $1. Students attending aftercare will be able to purchase pretzels before they get on the bus.

Thurs. 1/19 6:30pm…General PTA Meeting

Thursday, January 19th
General PTA Meeting at 6:30 PM in the BAS Gymnasium
See how we are putting our schools hard earned fundraising dollars to use and making Bloomingdale a more AWESOME school!

We Need Your Yearbook Photos!


We Need Your Yearbook Photos!!!  We are looking for pictures from sports games, Girl/Boy Scouts events, clubs, class trips, school concerts and any other fun things happening at BAS this year!!! You can even send in your selfies!!! Help us make the yearbook great!!! Email photos to: BASYEARBOOK2017@GMAIL.COM  Please send hi-resolution (actual size) files and let us know what grade and event (if any) it is from. Any questions please contact Dina at or Liz at


2017 BAS Variety Show … A Night at the Movies!


2017 BAS Variety Show … A Night at the Movies!
Show Date – Friday March 31, 2017
Rehearsals have begun! Extra community center rehearsals will be planned for the week of March 20th for any class that would like extra practice.
Please reach out to Elayna Torsone & Sarah Morgan with any questions


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!

Click here cranford-family-care-donations

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

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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!