Category Archive: School News

Update Week of January 17th

Information: Copy of P2E ID letter Grade 2Central Student Registration:   Central registration for students who will be new to Cranford (kindergarten, first grade, SNAPPY, READY, or any other grade level) for the 2020-2021 school year will be done online followed by an in-person appointment at Lincoln School (playground entrance) between the hours of 8:15 …

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Week of Jan 10 Updates

Governor’s Educator of the Year Program:  Congratulations Mrs. Cruz on being named BAS’ Teacher of the Year.  For over 14 years, Mrs. Cruz has positively touched the lives of children by meeting their academic and social/emotional needs. She promotes academic success while supporting independence, problem solving and other important life skills.  Mrs. Cruz is a …

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Cranford PASE

Save the date! We will welcome an SLP and an OT from our schools at our next meeting. They will provide information about the services provided by their disciplines and will answer parent questions.  

Happy New Year!!!

Welcome back everyone, hope the winter break was awesome! Please see below for some important information, reminders and resources. Information:  School Opens on Thursday, January 2, 2020.  Please remember to order lunch online. Outdoor Recess:  Please know that we will go outside for recess when the “real feel” temperature is 32 degrees and above.  Please have …

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December Updates!

This week students enjoyed a spectacular Grade 2 Chorus Concert under the direction of Ms. McDonald and a special visit from OAS’ Band and Orchestra.  Also, all students participated in a bus evacuation drill today. Students did a great job getting on and off the bus. They were excellent listeners!   Information: Grade 1 & …

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Thanksgiving Week Updates

Information: Lunch in the Classroom:  On Monday,  November 25th, students will be eating lunch in the classroom due to Parent/Teacher Conferences.  Please see attachment regarding allergies. Single Session Wednesday, November 27, 2019: Only PM Kindergarten Students will attend from 8:20AM – 11:00AM.  FDK, Grade 1 and Grade 2 will attend school from 8:20 AM- 12:20 …

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More November Updates

Lunch in the Classroom: On Monday, November 18th and Monday,  November 25th, students will be eating lunch in the classroom due to Parent/Teacher Conferences.  Please see attachment regarding allergies. Reminder: Please submit-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 …

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STEAM NIGHT

Please join us at our annual BAS STEAM Night on Thursday, November 14th. Please see information below. STEAM Night – Thursday 11/14 – 6:00PM-7:45PM BAS Students and a parent are invited to attend this fun and interactive event centered around Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Click here to RSVP.  Please contact ferrara.kristin@gmail.com for any …

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November Updates!!

This Month At BAS – November 2019 Annual Candy Drive for the Troops – Friday 11/1 – Friday 11/8 We want your leftover candy! Each year we collect leftover candy and send it to the troops and it is greatly appreciated. Just send it in and we’ll take care of the rest. It can either …

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Weekly Reminders

Unity Day: Please join us on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 to celebrate Unity Day by wearing ORANGE to school.  Together against bullying. UNITED for kindness, acceptance and inclusion. Milk/Snack Orders: Orders for the Milk and Snack Program may now be done online, similar to lunch orders.  Please see attachment for more information. All orders must …

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BAS/OAS Fall 5k & Fun Run – Sunday 11/3

The BAS/OAS Fall 5K and Fun Run is coming up soon! This is our biggest event of the year and such a great family day. The last day to register to run is Sunday, October 20th. Click here to sign up! Volunteers are still needed! There are many opportunities to help out – from pre-race …

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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 SAPayNow.com/267847. 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!!!

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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