OAS PTA NEWSLETTER

Sunday, April 24, 2022

welcome back! we hope you had a wonderful spring break!

Thank you to Jackie Mcgill for running our Elementary Art Night on 4/13! We were so impressed with the artistic talents of our students! We can't wait to see these tiles installed in the hallways of OAS!

The Scholastic book fair will continue online through TONIGHT, 4/24!

Thank you to Caroline Colyer and Susan Burke for running our Scholastic book fair. It was a huge success!


The Scholastic book fair will continue online through TONIGHT, 4/24! Purchases made at https://www.scholastic.com/bf/orangeavenueschool4 through the 24th will benefit OAS.

Students with remaining eWallet balances can use them to shop the virtual fair, on future scholastic.com purchases, or for a future book fair.

4th Grade Bike Rodeo- ALL FORMS DUE BY TOMORROW!

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 cpolito59@hotmail.com


This permission form, completed registration cards and payment, must be returned by Monday, April 25th.

Teacher appreciation week is May 2nd-6th!

Our PTA chairs have planned a great line up for our teachers next week! We need your help to make this a success and to show our teachers how much we appreciate them. Please use the sign up genius below to volunteer!
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Volunteers needed!

The PTA is planning after school End of Year Celebrations for both our 6th and 7th grades.


We are still looking for 1 chair to help organize volunteers and snacks for the 6th grade event (on 6/14) and 2 chairs to help with the 7th Grade event (on 6/15)


If you would like to chair either of these events, please contact Jessica Kelly jessicasnyder14@hotmail.com or Liz Rivera elizabeth.m.rivera@gmail.com

6th Grade Social

The 6th grade social will be held on May 13th from 6:00-7:30pm. All students must RSVP for this event using the link below


Attention 6th Graders: Our social event this year is "A NEON CARNIVAL"! There will be lights, music, lights, snacks, lights & games... so you definitely won't want to miss it! We are asking parents to consider donating some supplies that we need to ensure the success of the event! Please find the sign-up genius below and the google form for you to sign up your Child.


Sign-up Genius:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084CA5AF28A02-neon



RSVP by Friday May 6th... Any Questions please contact Elayna Torsone etorsone@gmail.com and/or Claire Henderson claireLhenderson@gmail.com

7th Grade Social

The 7th Grade after school social will be held on May 13th from 4:00-5:30pm. All students must RSVP for this event. Parent volunteers are needed for donations and to help out on the day of the event.


Please use the links below to register & sign up to help out! If you have any questions, please contact Mindy Affronti @ (908) 451-5406

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8th Grade Boardwalk Bash

When: Friday, May 6, 2022
Time: 6:30-8:30
Location: OAS
Cost: $10 per student (VENMO: @meghan-falso)

We are excited to invite the 8th grade class of 2022 to the Boardwalk Bash! The night will include a DJ, photo booth, boardwalk fun games and prizes. Your child must be pre-registered for this event to attend NO EXCEPTIONS. Additionally, if your child is registered and does not show-up we are required to call home to ensure all students’ safety. No student will be allowed to leave prior to 8:30 and no student is allowed to walk home. ALL students must be signed out by a parent/guardian. If another parent/guardian will be picking up, please indicate that information below.

UPCOMING PTA EVENTS:

May 2nd-May 6th- Teacher Appreciation Week

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

8th Grade Committee Events

8th Grade Pretzel Sale

There is an 8th grade fundraiser pretzel sale coming up on Friday 4/29/22 after school. Pretzels cost $2 each. Come out and support this fundraiser while eating a delicious hot pretzel on Friday!

8th Grade Car Wash & Clothing drive

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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.
Order here:
https://www.cougarhq.com/product-category/cranford-schools-project-graduation-fundraiser-2022/