Category Archive: School News

‘Parenting in the Not So New Normal’ Presentation Link

In case you were unable to virtually attend, please see below the link for John Mopper’s- Parenting in the Not So New Normal that originally aired on November 19. This virtual presentation for parents of students in grades K-12, is based on coping with COVID, however  the topics discussed will translate into all aspects of …

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Thank you Teachers and Staff!!

Thank you to everyone that decorated a sign to celebrate and thank our incredible teachers and staff.  We were blown away by your creativity! Didn’t get a chance to see all the signs before they were taken down due to the rain?  Don’t worry, they will be popping up again. Here’s just a few pictures …

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BAS STEAM Week 2020

Holiday Boutique


November Updates

This Month At BAS – November 2020   Join the BAS PTA!!!!! 🥨 Show your BAS support by joining our PTA today! We have 64% participation with 128 out of 201 families. Help us reach our goal of 100% membership participation! Thanks to your contributions so far we have been able to move forward with …

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BAS/OAS Halloween Drive in Movie

The BAS & OAS PTA’s invite you for a night of howling laughs at the Cranford Drive-In as we premiere  the Addams Family on the Orange Avenue Pool big screen! There are limited spots and sign ups close on October 20th! Please use this link to sign-up:  **Payments will be made via Venmo as instructed …

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October Updates

This Month At BAS – October 2020 Back to School Night – Tuesday 9/29 Back to School Night will be held virtually this year. Parents/Guardians will join through their child’s Google Classroom. Click the BAS Back to School Night Schedule for the specific time to log on to meet the teacher, as well as additional …

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Picture Day- Monday, October 5th, 2020

OAS/BAS Virtual 5K

The OAS/BAS 5K will be VIRTUAL this year! We are looking for at least 1-2 volunteers to collaborate with the OAS volunteers to organize race details including setting up online registration and ordering race t-shirts & prizes. Please contact Nicole Feeley ( and Nikki Mulchay ( if you’re interested!

Back to School Night

Back to School Night – Tuesday 9/29 Back to School Night will be held virtually this year. Parents/Guardians will join through their child’s Google Classroom. Click the BAS Back to School Night Schedule for the specific time to log on to meet the teacher, as well as additional information on the special activity and related …

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BAS PTA Calendar 2020-21

Welcome Back! We’re looking forward to a great year ahead with all of our new and returning families! The PTA is making every effort to provide BAS students with fun events and memorable experiences. This year we ask for your flexibility and patience, as some events might change or be postponed last minute based on …

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Join the PTA Family!!

Q: Why join the BAS PTA? A: To support our children, teachers, and staff and enhance the classroom experience at Bloomingdale Avenue School! Our budget is based on a mix of membership dues along with fundraisers throughout the year. This year our fundraisers will be VERY limited, so your PTA membership dues (and any additional …

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PTA Members 2020-2021

New PTA Board Members: Nicole Feeley – President ( Nikki Mullcahy – Vice President Claire Henderson – Treasurer Benee Meade – Recording Secretary Courtney Byrne – Corresponding Secretary Xiomara De Jesus – Monthly Email Blast Coordinator Julie Bridge – Class Parent Liaison

Welcome Back to BAS!

Hello families and welcome back to BAS for the 2020-2021 school year! Please read carefully the new school protocols from Principal Murphy and let’s get excited for a safe, fun and awesome new year.

Mid February Updates!

FERPA: You can access FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) notification of rights here. National Children’s Dental Health Month: Thank you Mrs. Lazo, School Nurse, for bringing in Dr. Gersch and Dr. Karlin to speak to the students about the importance of dental health.  The students learned a lot and actively participated during the …

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February Updates

This Month At Bloomingdale – February 2020 Skate Day– Sunday 2/16 The votes are in and ice skating won! Bloomingdale Avenue will have a private skate session on Sunday 2/16 from 3:00-4:30 at Warinanco Ice Rink. The PTA will graciously pay for the ice time and the whole family is invited. Skate rentals will be …

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100th Day of School

100th Day of School Celebration:   BAS’ Annual 100th Day of School Celebration will take place on Friday, February 14, 2020.  Please click HERE for the volunteer sign up link.  We need a lot of volunteers to make this day an unforgettable experience for the students. If you have any questions regarding the event, please don’t …

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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.  

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