Category Archive: School News

Bloomingdale Avenue School Weekly Blast

Monday, October 7th is World Day of Bullying Prevention: Let’s see if we can all wear the color blue on Monday, October 7th to show support for the anti-bullying movement. By wearing blue, we can be united in kindness, acceptance and inclusion. This past Thursday we kicked off the Week of Respect and Bullying Prevention …

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KidStuff Coupon Book

The BAS PTA KidStuff & SaveAround Coupon Book will end on Friday October 4. Thank you to all of the families who have already sent in payment or unwanted books. Books are $25, payable by check to the BAS PTA, or by credit card, online at If you have ordered a book in addition to the Central …

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October at BAS

This Month At BAS – October 2019 Reminder – Backyard Bash – This Thursday 9/26 – 5:30-7:00 PM Come on over to the back fields behind the school for the party! There will be a food truck for anyone who would like to purchase dinner. In an effort to cut down on plastic water bottles …

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KINDNESS!!! and other updates…

This week Bloomingdale Avenue School will be celebrating “Start with Hello” week. The goal of “Start with Hello” is to encourage all of our students to practice kindness every day by making sure to include others and notice when friends or classmates are feeling lonely. This week the students will participate in different activities in …

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KidStuff & SaveAround Coupon Book UPDATE

The BAS PTA is once again selling the super valuable KidStuff & SaveAround Coupon Book. The book has a new look and tons of unique coupons good for use at local and nationwide retailers, restaurants, and destinations made for family fun. Purchasing the book is a win-win! You save money AND you help to raise …

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Safety Presentation and Training

As part of the District’s commitment to provide safety updates, as well as an open forum for the community to have input into the District’s safety initiatives, this year’s annual safety meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 25th at 6:30 pm in the Cranford High School Auditorium. This meeting will be presented in partnership with the Cranford Police Department, …

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September Updates!

Welcome Back! We’re looking forward to a great year ahead with all of our new and returning families! Back to School Night – Tuesday 9/10 Please see the attached schedule for Back to School Night. Also, please join us afterward for the Annual BAS Parent Social at Kilkenny’s. Everyone is already out and about so …

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WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL!!! Some important info below – see you all on September 5!   School Scheduling Information (1) Aug 2019 – Annual HIB letter from Dr Rubin (4) 5512 – Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Visitor Entry Protocols 6142.10 Internet Safety and Technology Emergency Procedures

BAS Field Day Is Here!!!

BAS Field Day: Field Day will take place on Wednesday, May 22nd.  (Rain Date is May 29th). Please have your child wear a BAS shirt and sneakers. Also, please put sunblock on your child prior to coming to school. All events take place on the field behind the school.  All families are invited to attend. …

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Variety Show Video Link!

2019 Variety Show Video Download Link The video for the variety show is ready!  The download is free for everyone and this year the show has been separated into two files, the first half and second half of the show, allowing you to download only the section that your child is in or the entire …

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MAY updates!

Bike to School Day – Wednesday 5/8 Wednesday May 8th is National Bike to School Day! Bike to school day is great family fun that can lead to changes in how children move and live within our community! We look forward to biking to school with all our BAS classmates on May 8th! Plant Sale …

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Spring Updates!

Cranford Parent Academy Presents Mindfulness: Respond Don’t React on Tuesday, April 9th.  This presentation is an opportunity for Cranford parents to be introduced to Mindfulness, the science behind it, its benefits for our students and community, and to experience its stress reduction effects. Mindfulness: Respond Don’t React Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Brookside Place …

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Variety Show Tickets on Sale Wednesday, March 20th @ 9am

General sale tickets to the variety show will be available on Wednesday, March 20 at 9 AM via the BAS homepage. Please use the link that will be posted on the homepage by Mrs. Murphy at 9 AM on March 20 to purchase tickets. Tickets are $7.25 each (including site fees) and are available on a first come, …

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March PTA Meeting and more…

BAS Dance FTK: The Dance-A-Thon to support Embrace Kids Foundation was a HUGE success.  BAS surpassed our initial goal of raising $2500 and reached $3035. Thank you for your generosity.  The students (and staff) had a wonderful time dancing it up to support a great cause. Lost and Found: There are a number of sweatshirts …

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Friendly Reminders – April Edition

A Look Ahead – April Save the Dates 4/3 – Variety Show Dress Rehearsal 4/5 – Variety Show 4/12 – Pretzel Sale & Spirit Day 4/26 – Arbor Day & Ice Cream Social

March Reminders

Single Session:  March 7th and March 8th will be single session days for students.  No lunch will be served. Please see schedule below . AM Kindergarten: 8:05 AM-10:45 AM PM Kindergarten: 9:45 AM-12:15 PM FDK, Grade 1 and Grade 2: 8:05 AM- 12:15 PM

Dr. Suess Week!!! Feb 25th – March 1st

Get crazy and have some fun!!  

100th Day

BAS has planned a school wide event to celebrate the 100th Day of School.  If there are no snow days, the 100th day will be on Thursday, February 14, 2019.  The activities planned during this celebration are designed to implement our research on learning with movement.  Each class will participate in activities that provide a …

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February Update!

This Month At BAS – February 2019   100th Day of School Celebration – Thursday 2/14 Please consider volunteering to help out during BAS’ Annual 100th Day of School Celebration.  Information will be sent out by Mrs. Murphy on Friday, February 1st.   Spirit Day – Friday 2/15 Wear your BAS shirts today!   Skate …

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January Updates!

BAS PTA Meeting on January 16, 2019 at 1:30 PM Wear yellow on Friday, January 18, 2019 (instead of Spirit Day) No School on Monday, January 21, 2019

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