Category Archive: School News

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

BAS Art Night

Full Day Kindergarten Announcement!

We are excited to announce that the Cranford Board of Education will continue to hold two tuition-based full-day kindergartens for the 2019-2020 school year, pending sufficient enrollment.  In anticipation of high interest in the program, your child’s participation will be based on a lottery. Children who will be five years old by October 1, 2019, …

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Let’s Recognize Our Amazing Teachers

Governor’s Educator of the Year Recognition Program: The state of New Jersey would like to recognize educators who go above and beyond the call of duty to support our young children.  Please take a moment to nominate a special educator from BAS. Nominations can include the classroom teacher, special activity teacher, and special services like …

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Variety Show Time of Year

Don’t forget to register your child for this year’s BAS PTA Variety Show on April 5! Even if your child is not participating in the show, you must still fill out one form per child. Click HERE to sign up today

December Reminders!

December 13, 2018: Grade 2 Chorus Concert(Doors open at 1:45 PM/Showtime is 2:00 PM) December 18, 2018: Grade 1 and Grade 2 Report Card Distribution December 21, 2018: Single Session for Staff and Students December 24, 2018-January 1, 2019: Winter Break-School Closed January 2, 2019: School is Back in Session

2019 Variety Show – Volunteers Needed

2019 BAS Variety Show There is still time to sign up to be a director for your child’s class for this year’s Variety Show!  CLICK HERE to fill out the volunteer form and see the attached flier for more information about being a director. Our show will be on April 5, 2019.

Holiday Toy Drive!

Holiday Toy Drive This holiday season our toy drive will be benefiting the Lafayette Street School in Newark, the school Mrs. Murphy was at for years before coming to Bloomingdale. The school is near and dear to her heart and many of the students experience economic hardships. We chose to make the holidays a little …

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Lunch will be served in the classroom on Monday, November 19th and Monday, November 26th.  Please see attached letter for more details. Wednesday, November 21, 2018 is a single session day for Students and Staff. 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 …

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BAS Variety Show – Volunteers Needed!


Mark your calendars – Thursday November 15!!  

Spiritwear Sale!!!

October/November Reminders!!

October 30, 2018– Reimagine Cranford Community Meeting at 7:00 PM at the High School October 31, 2018– Halloween Parade at 2:15 PM November 6th, 8th and 9th- School Closed for Students Nov 6 – Parents, don’t forget to vote!!! Bring your kids, let them be a part of the process!

Annual Halloween Parade

Please join us for our annual Halloween Parade. Students will get dressed in their costume after lunch.  Parade begins at 2:15 PM. Please see attached flyer for reminders of Halloween Procedures

Yearbook Time!

Purchase your BAS yearbook by October 31st to get 10% off!

Trick or Trunk!

Halloween is almost here!! We need donations and volunteers for Trick or Trunk. Come join the fun! Any questions please contact Dana Benz at If you would like to decorate a trunk or volunteer your time click here

Registration for Clubs is now Open

Please remember that registration for after school clubs begins on Saturday, October 13th at 9:00 AM. Please visit Bloomingdale Ave School Website to sign up.


Monday, October 15, 2018 is our first PTA Meeting.  Please join us in the gymnasium at 7:00 PM.   Clubs:  Club sign ups have begun.  Please visit BAS Website to register.   Reminders: October 15, 2018- PTA Meeting at 7:00 PM October 19, 2018- Spirit Day/Pretzel  Sale

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