Sunday, September 26, 2021


Many thanks to Jennifer Rodriguez for chairing our Mum sale this fall! Close to 600 mums were delivered yesterday! Thank you to all who volunteered to help unload & deliver the mums. It couldn't of happened without you!

Thank you Nicole Consorte for chairing Picture Day this week! Grateful for the help of our volunteers: Cynthia Golding, Lauren Dietz, Brooke Filosa & Courtney Baginski!

Picture Day Retakes will be on Monday, October 18th. Stay tuned for more information!

6th Grade Ice Cream Social- Friday, October 1st

6th grade students are invited to join the PTA after school for our annual Ice Cream Social! Ice cream will be served by the back doors of the cafeteria.

Any questions, please contact our Ice Cream Social chair, Megan Scanielo (meganscanielo@gmail.com)


Elementary parents, please fill out your family information for your student's class list. If you are interested in becoming Class Parent this year make sure to indicate that on the form. Class Parents must be active members of the PTA to participate.


Event Chairs Needed!

We are looking for volunteers to help chair the following Fall events. Please consider signing up so we can ensure that these events happen!

Reflections Art Program: Held in the fall, this chair will advertise and coordinate submissions of an annual PTA sponsored art competition. More information can be found here: https://www.pta.org/home/programs/reflections

Scholastic Book Fair: Held in November, this chair will order materials, organize the schedule and advertise the Book Fair. Along with a team of volunteers they will set up & breakdown the fair and assist students in purchasing books.

Holiday Boutique: Held in December, this chair will purchase items to be included in the boutique, set up a classroom schedule, and advertise the sale. Along with a team of volunteers they will set up & clean up the sale.

Helping Hands Coordinator: This chairperson acts as a liaison to OAS families that need help in any way. Duties include reaching out to families & setting up a list of volunteers who are willing to help. Meal trains/Signup genius links are created to facilitate volunteer activities.

If you are interested in volunteering to chair these events, or have any questions, please email Liz Rivera (elizabeth.m.rivera@gmail.com) and Jessica Kelly (jessicasnyder14@hotmail.com)


Join us for the BAS/OAS Fall 5K and Fun Run on 10/17!

Registration is now open at https://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/Cranford/BloomingdaleOrangeFall5K .

This year, for the first time, 5k runners can now have the option to participate in-person or virtually, from anywhere at any time! Register before 9/26 (tonight!) to guarantee a cotton t-shirt for fun run participants and technical shirts for 5k participants (in-person only).

Many thanks to our local 5K sponsors!!

Have you joined the PTA Yet?

Help us achieve our goal of 100% participation by joining the OAS PTA today! It couldn't be easier- just click the link below and select your membership preference, or print out the form & drop it in our PTA mailbox. Your PTA funds help provide our OAS students with assemblies & events and gives us an opportunity to improve the school grounds, both inside & out!

Upcoming Events

October 1st: 6th Grade After School Ice Cream Social

October 6th: Back to School Night Middle School (Virtual) 6:30pm

October 14th: 4th/5th Grade Bike Rodeo

October 17th: BAS/OAS Fall 5K and Fun Run

October 18th: Picture Day Retakes

October 29th: Trunk or Treat – OAS/BAS combined event

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