Mid February Updates!

FERPA: You can access FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) notification of rights here.

National Children’s Dental Health Month: Thank you Mrs. Lazo, School Nurse, for bringing in Dr. Gersch and Dr. Karlin to speak to the students about the importance of dental health.  The students learned a lot and actively participated during the presentation.

Random Acts of Kindness: Keep the Kindness coming! Please continue to send in your Kindness Stars.  BAS has almost met our goal of 500 stars!

Read Across America Week:  BAS will celebrate Read Across America Week March 2nd – March 6th.  School wide activities have been planned throughout the week. In addition, all students are asked to participate in Wacky Spirit Week.  Please see attached for more details.  The PTA Scholastic Book Fair will also take place on Thursday, March 5th and Friday, March 6th.

Pomptonian Recipe Challenge: Please see attachment for more information.



Reminder Milk/Snack Order:

Milk and Snack orders must be placed online by February 21, 2020.  You can order online at


Reporting an Absence:  

Please be sure to call if your child is absent and will not be in school.  You can call 908-709-6969 to reach the main office or 908-709-6973 to reach the nurse.  If an absence is due to illness, it is important to share that information with the nurse.  Also, if there are any changes in your child’s health needs, please contact Mrs. Lazo, School Nurse, at 908-709-6973 or


Important Dates:

February 24, 2020: Grade 2 CogAt Testing (AM)

February 25, 2020: Grade 2 CogAt Testing (AM)

March 2, 2020-March 6, 2020: Read Across America Week

March 5, 2020-March 6, 2020: Scholastic Book Fair