OAS PTA NEWSLETTER
Sunday, March 27, 2022
ELEMENTARY STEAM NIGHT (Grades 3-5)
If you signed up for STEAM Night, plese remember to join us on Monday, March 28th for a night of fun STEAM activities! This is a PARENT & CHILD event! STEAM night will be split into two groups to accommodate social distancing.
MIDDLE SCHOOL SKATE NIGHT (Grades 6-8)
The PTA cordially invites all OAS middle school students in grades 6-8 to Skate Night on Sunday, April 3rd!
There is no cost to skate, it’s our treat! Join your classmates for a good old fashioned night at the rink. Please note, that if your child needs to rent skates they are $5 and can be paid
for at the check in desk upon arrival (please allow a few extra minutes for this as there may be a line). The snack bar will be open. It's going to be such a fun night!
Feel free to carpool/drop off. We will have adequate adult supervision.
All students just have to RSVP by 4/1 if they are coming so we can provide a
headcount and list to the rink. Please click the link and fill out the quick Google Form
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.
Picture Day Committee
The 8th Grade Committee is Running the Elementary After School Social! (Grades 3-5)
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Scholastic Book Fair
The Scholastic Book Fair is returning to OAS and will be held on April 12-14th in the media center! All students will visit the Book Fair with their classes based on the schedule below. The Book Fair will also be open during Art Night on April 13, for any parents who would like to shop.
To make the Book Fair a success, we need the support of parent volunteers. Please use the SignUp Genius below to sign up for a short volunteer shift, either during school or Art Night.
This year all payments at the Book Fair will be made virtually using Scholastic's e-wallet option or via credit cards (adult cardholders only). Cash and checks will not be accepted. To set up your student's e-wallet today, please visit: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/orangeavenueschool4. Scholastic e-wallets must be set up prior to visiting the book fair.
ELEMENTARY ART NIGHT (Grades 3-5)
Please join us on April 13th for Elementary Art Night (Grades 3-5)!
There will be two seatings for Art night; 6-6:45 & 7-7:45. Please sign up for one below.
The students will have an amazing opportunity to leave their permanent mark on an OAS art installation. They will be creating personalized tiles inspired by their favorite book to be installed as a permanent hallway mosaic.
This is now a Parent/Child event.
Please join your child for Art Night, and visit the OAS Book Fair that will also be going on that evening.
RSVP by 3/31
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!!!
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.
Update your calendar with our PTA events!
3/28: Elementary STEAM night (Grades 3-5)
3/29: Class photos for grades 3-5, and 8.
4/3: Middle School Skate Night (Grades 6-8)
4/6: Elementary After School Social: Intro to Hogwarts (Grades 3-5)
4/12-4/14: Scholastic Book Fair
4/13: Elementary Art Night (Grades 3-5)
Support the CHS class of 2022!!
Now is the time to order personalized GRADUATION LAWN SIGNS!
Personalized signs are available for high school seniors plus kindergarten, elementary school, and 8th grade graduates!
Signs cost $38 each and get picked up at Cougar HQ a few weeks after ordering.
See attached flyer for school options, personalization instructions, and other details.
Orders can be placed at https://www.cougarhq.com/.../cranford-schools-project.../
We recommend ordering early to avoid any unforseen delays. Thank you.