OAS PTA NEWSLETTER

Sunday, September 4, 2022

WELCOME BACK!

Meet the PTA

The PTA is here to help! If you have needs (or know someone who does) or suggestions or questions please reach out to us at pta_oas@cranfordschools.org. We are looking forward to a great 2022-2023 school year!


The OAS PTA Board 2022-2023


Co-Presidents: Courtney Byrne & Erin Dippold

Co-Vice Presidents: Jessica Kelly & Liz Rivera

Treasurer: Jennifer Semler

Recording Secretary: Catherine Venditti

Corresponding Secretary: Lexi Kiriakatis

Member at Large: Megan Scanielo & Claire Henderson

Join the PTA

The PTA funds student events, student enrichment programs, elementary & middle school assemblies, grants for teachers, school beautification and more. Your membership funds these great programs! Please join the PTA to help us make this year amazing for the OAS community.


Memberships can be purchased through our Memberhub link:


https://oasptacranford.memberhub.com/store

Your PTA Dollars at work

OAS Staff received a new 2022-2023 school planner as a welcome back gift from the PTA!



Our 6th Graders were treated to a pizza lunch after their orientation on Tuesday, August 23rd. Thank you to Kelly Ohlson and Rebecca Wedmid for acting as our orientation chairs!

Fall Staff Breakfast Needs Donations & Volunteers!

Help us treat the OAS Staff to a great welcome back breakfast on September 12th! Sign up here to help donate your time or breakfast goods.


https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4aaaa72ca5f5c70-oaspta

Send your "1st Day of School" photos to the Elementary Yearbook! (Grades 3-5)

Don't forget to send your back to school photos to our Elementary Yearbook! Send your original/full-size/high resolution photos to OASyearbook2023@gmail.com (please note the new address). Include the event, student names, and class/teacher of the students pictured. Please send one event per email (multiple photos are okay). It will help ensure that we are able to include as many students in the yearbook as possible.

Please send any yearbook related questions to OASyearbook2023@gmail.com.
Thank you!
OAS Yearbook Staff

Looking to get involved??

Here are some open volunteer opportunities that we are looking to fill!


Trunk or Treat Co-Chair: We are in need of 1 person to help co-chair the OAS/BAS Trunk or Treat this year. Responsibilities include working alongside the BAS chair to secure volunteers to set up car trunks, collect candy donations and oversee the event. This event will be held on Thursday, October 27th.


Fall 5K: We are looking for 1 more person join our OAS/BAS Fall 5K team! Responsibilities include working with a team of chairs to organize all aspects of the race, including, but not limited to, course selection, sponsorship, t-shirt design and volunteers. This event will be held on Sunday, October 16th.


If you are interested in helping out, please email our PTA VPs, Liz Rivera & Jessica Kelly. (elizabeth.m.rivera@gmail.com) (Jessicasnyder14@hotmail.com)

Important Upcoming Dates

9/6: First Day of School

9/19: Middle School Back to School Night

9/21: Elementary Back to School Night

9/26-9/27: Schools Closed in observance of Rosh Hashanah

10/3: Picture Day

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