Category Archive: School News

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

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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