OAS PTA NEWSLETTER

Sunday, March 13, 2022

YOUR PTA DOLLARS AT WORK!

CLASSROOM SUPPPLIES RESTOCK: This week, the PTA shopped for and delivered supplies to restock teachers that were running low on classroom items.

BPS INCOMING 6TH GRADERS

We are so excited to be able to welcome BPS incoming 6th Graders in person this year!

On June 8th at 2pm, the rising 6th graders from BPS will visit OAS.

We are looking for a volunteer to welcome the BPS students on behalf of the PTA and hand out pretzels.

If you would like to chair this event, please email Liz Rivera elizabeth.m.rivera@gmail.com or Jessica Kelly jessicasnyder14@hotmail.com

OAS PRESENTS THE WIZARD OF OZ!

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THE ELEMENTARY AFTER SCHOOL SOCIAL WILL BE RUN BY THE 8th GRADE COMMITTEE THIS YEAR!

Do you secretly think your child may be a wizard and holds special powers??? Well then you are in luck, the OAS class of 2022 is holding their "Introduction to Hogwarts" event, and you don't want to miss it!

Date: Wednesday April 6th

Where: Orange Ave School

Time: 3:00-4:30

Cost: $5.00


ALL REGISTRATIONS & PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED BY MARCH 30th NO EXCEPTIONS

Paying by cash or check: May be dropped off at the PTA Mailbox in front of the school

Checks must be made out to "OAS 8TH GRADE" the google form must be printed and included with the payment

Cash payments must include the google form

Paying by Venmo: Address is @Stitchesofclass last 4 number of cell phone is 4331

Please include the Child's name Grade and class


Any Questions and/or concerns please email etorsone@gmail.com

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NEED A RIDE TO CLUB CRANFORD?

Chris Quigley from Clover Coaches has graciously offered his services for transportation to and from Club Cranford! Reserve your ride by calling Chris directly @ 908-468-1952. Prices are $5pp each way (gratuities are appreciated!)


If you still need to purchase tickets for Club Cranford, you can do so using the link below.


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DISCOUNT HERSHEY PARK TICKETS

Discount tickets for the 2022 Hershey Park season are available for purchase through the OAS PTA!

Please use the attached ticket order form to secure your tickets.

The completed form & payment can be returned to the OAS main office or dropped in the PTA Mailbox (outside the main entrance) in an envelope marked “Amusement Park Tickets”.

Orders are due by Friday, March 18th.

ELEMENTARY & 8th GRADE CLASS PHOTOS WILL BE TAKEN ON 3/29

Orange Ave School has asked Cassidy Studios to take our class photos for the 2021-2022 school year. (grades 3-5 and 8th grade) These photos will be available for purchase on the Cassidy Studios website. Please note class photos for grades 3-5 there are two options classic and silly. For 8th grade ONLY there are two size options as this is the entire 8th grade class.


Visit www.cassidaystudios.com —-Go to: Order Photos———First time orders………….The school code for buying these group shots is 101. If you have not purchased your school pictures yet there is still time to order them before they get taken down from the website. (All student photos grades 3-8)


The school code for buying this year portraits is 334 & the password to see the photos is your student ID #. which can be found on the PowerSchool Portal.


Questions please contact Nicole Consorte nicoleorange@yahoo.com or Brooke Filosa brooke.filosa@gmail.com

Picture Day Committee

UPCOMING EVENTS

March 14th: Half day for students - PD day for staff in the afternoon

March 18th: Club Cranford adult social

March18-20th: OAS play-Wizard of OZ

March 28th: Elementary STEAM Night

March 29th: Elementary class photos

March 29th: 8th Grade Class Photo

SUPPORT THE 8th GRADE CLASS

ITALIAN DINNER NIGHT

On March 29th we will be having our next OAS 8th Grade Fundraiser dinner, "Italian Dinner Night" is the theme. The fundraiser will be held at Venue 104, in Cranford from 5-8pm. The menu will consist of Pastas (vodka and plum tomato sauce), chicken parmigiana, meatballs, salad, soda, for $30.00 per person....BYOB for those who wish to do so......


We will make $10.00 profit for everyone person who attends the dinner that evening.....many thanks to Franco Vitella for giving us such a great deal!!!

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PARENT ACADEMY NEWS

Current Drug Trends and What Parents Should Know

Tuesday, March 22, 2022


7:00-8:30 PM


In light of the decriminalization of marijuana, the proliferation of vaping devices, and the continued substance use disorder epidemic involving opioids, the Cranford Police Department has teamed up with the Cranford Public Schools to present “Current Drug Trends” - an in-depth presentation by the Police Juvenile Bureau.



Presenters: Cranford Police Department


Parents and guardians K-12


Location-Orange Avenue School Auditorium



RSVP to attend here

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