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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 we are asking that everyone bring their own reusable water bottle with them.


Picture Day – Friday 10/11 📷

Ordering will be done online. Additional information will be sent out separately.


General PTA Meeting – Wednesday 10/16 3:00 PM

Please join us for our first meeting of the school year. The meeting will take place in the BAS gym.


Pretzel Sale & Spirit Day – Friday 10/18 🐾 🥨

Wear your BAS shirts today! Pretzels will be sold after school at each pick up door and on the playground for $1 each. Children attending aftercare will be able to purchase pretzels before they get on the bus. Students in the AM kindergarten classes will receive a form to send in money prior and the children will get their pretzels at dismissal.


Trick or Trunk – Friday 10/25 – 6:00 PM 🎃🍬

Join us for our annual Trick or Trunk event! Come dressed in your costumes for a fun night of trick and treating and Halloween activities. This is a family event and siblings are welcome! Please see the attached flyer for additional details.


Candy for the event will be collected between Friday, October 11th through Thursday, October 24th. We kindly ask for one bag to be sent in to school with each child. The collected candy will be divided up and distributed to each family with a decorated car to hand out during the event.


Halloween Parade – Thursday 10/31 – 2:00 PM 👻

Our Halloween Parade is always a favorite event! Details will be sent out separately from Mrs. Murphy.


Additional BAS Reminders


KidStuff Book Sales

KidStuff Books have been distributed and will be on sale through 10/4. Books are $25, payable by check to the BAS PTA, or by credit card online by clicking here. Please return any unsold books to your child’s teacher. Contact Tricia Ulicki at tricialopes@hotmail.com with any questions.


BAS/OAS Fall 5K & Fun Run – Race Signup Open🏃

The BAS/OAS Fall 5K and Fun Run will take place Sunday, November 3rd. This is our biggest event of the year and such a great family day. Click here to sign up to run!


Volunteers are still needed! If you’re interested in volunteering, please email basoasfall5k@gmail.com


Yearbook Pictures 📘

Please send us your pictures from any school events, parties, the playground, or any other activities throughout the year! Simply snap and send to BASyearbook2020@gmail.com.  To help our yearbook chair, Courtney Baginski, please include the event, grade, teacher, and student name in the subject line, along with any other classmate information in the email. If sending directly from your phone, please select original resolution so we have the highest quality photos available.


Box Top Collection

This year the collection process has changed. Parents simply download the Box Tops app and select our school by zip code. Then snap a picture of your grocery receipts and the fundraiser money loads right into our school’s account. Please note, paper Box Tops will be accepted until January so please send in any that you’ve already collected!


Additional Community Reminders


Cranford Jaycees September Blood Drive – Saturday 9/28

Please see the attached flyer for details.


A Special Thank You to…..

Erin Egan – Kindergarten Tea with Mrs. Murphy Chair

Claire Henderson and Meredith Goldblatt- Pretzel Sale Chair

Megan Scanielo, Jessica Lee & Nikki Mulcahy – Backyard Bash Chairs


 A Look Ahead – November Save the Dates 

11/3 – BAS/OAS 5K

11/13 – Kindness Day and Cranford Family Cares Collection

11/14 – STEAM Night

11/15 – Pretzel Sale & Spirit Day