OAS PTA NEWSLETTER
Sunday, April 10, 2022
The PTA is planning after school End of Year Celebrations for both 6th (on 6/14) and 7th (on 6/15) grades. We are looking for chairs to organize volunteers and snacks for each event. If you would like to chair either of these events, please contact Jessica Kelly email@example.com or Liz Rivera firstname.lastname@example.org
ELEMENTARY ART NIGHT - Wednesday, April 13th
Art Night is Wednesday night in the cafeteria. Please join your child during the time window in which you registered. Don't forget to visit the Book Fair in the Library while you're there. Credit cards will be accepted at the Book Fair during Art Night.
Scholastic Book Fair
The Scholastic Book Fair will be held at OAS on April 12-14! All students (including middle schoolers) will visit the book fair with their classes. Please have a conversation with your child/children as to what they are allowed to purchase at the fair since a small selection of non-book items will be available.
Three ways to shop!
- Students can purchase books in person with their eWallets (set up at: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/orangeavenueschool4)
- Online with credit card from 4/11-4/24 (https://www.scholastic.com/bf/orangeavenueschool4)
- Adults can pay in person with credit cardon Art Night (4/13) or during their volunteer shifts
Some of our teachers have elected to set up eWallets that their classes can contribute to for the purchase of new classroom books. If you would like to support your teacher's eWallet, please click on the attached document.
4th GRADE BIKE RODEO
On Tuesday, May 3rd the 4th grade students will participate in a Bicycle Safely Program provided by Orange Avenue School and the Cranford Police Department. The rodeo will be held from 9-11am in the Orange Avenue Pool Parking Lot.
For more information & to register your student for the Bike Rodeo, please use the link below. Any additional questions can be directed to our Bike Rodeo chair, Chris Polito, at email@example.com
8th GRADE BOARDWALK BASH!
OAS CLASS OF 2022 FUNDRAISERS
Please be on the lookout for our next fundraiser for the 8th Grade Class of 2022. We are again partnering with Boon Supply as they have some amazing products and they donate 40% of every item purchased back to us. Please check out the catalog coming home this week with your student for many great eco-conscious gift ideas for the spring holidays (Easter, Passover, Mother's Day). Even more products and experiences can be found on their website by using the link below or the QR code on the attached flyer. The sale will be open from March 25th through April 15th.
8th GRADE SPIRIT WEAR SALE
Shop the spiritwear sale today to support the 8th Grade Class!
Place orders by 4/10. Orders will be delivered 4-6 weeks & distributed at the school.
CAR WASH & CLOTHING DRIVE
PARENT ACADEMY EVENT
Our next Parent Academy event is next Tuesday, April 12th. if you could kindly add this announcement to your newsletters, websites, etc. it would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you so much for your assistance,
The Impact of Technology and Social Media on Children and Teens and What to Do About it
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
John Mopper will present a real-world look at the impact of technology and social media, as seen through the eyes of an adolescent psychotherapist. He will also discuss ways to prevent social media bullying and provide parents with practical tips and strategies to assist their children in setting goals to keep themselves safe and healthy while online. Q&A will follow the presentation.
Presenter: John Mopper; MA, LPC, Co-Owner and Therapist at Blueprint Mental Health
Location - CHS Library
SUPPORT CHS PROJECT GRADUATION!
Time is running out to order your customized GRADUATION LAWN SIGN!
Personalized signs are available for Kindergarten, Elementary, 8th Grade, and HS Graduation and cost $38 each.
Place your order using the following link with Cougar HQ and they will email you in a few weeks when your sign is ready. Thank you.
April 12th – 14th – Scholastic Book Fair
April 13th – Elementary Art Night
April 15th – 22nd –Spring Break
April 25th – classes resume
May 3rd – Bike Rodeo (4th Grade)
May 4th – Bike Rodeo (4th Grade) rain date
May 6th – 8th Grade Social 6:30 PM
May 13th – 7th Grade Social 4:00 – 5:30
May 13th – 6th Grade Social 6:00 – 7:30