School Starts September 8th

Happy friendsFirst day of school is fast approaching… Here’s a hit list of important dates for you to pencil onto your calendar:
Sept 8: First day of school all grades 8:34 bell — PTA Welcome coffee starts 8:15-9:00am (all doors)
Sept 10: Back to school night for parents/book fair
Sept 14 – 15: School Closed for Rosh Hashanah
Sept 23: School Closed Yom Kippur
Oct 2: Picture day
Oct 7: Walk your child to school day
Oct 24: Fallfest BPS blacktop/lawn 2-6pm
Oct 30: Trick or Trunk

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School Supply Lists All Grades

school_supplies1Please see attached link BPS supply lists 2015-16 for the suggested school supplies for each grade K-5.

Note: Please pick up your SchoolKidz order(s).
Orders were taken in June.
Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Time: 8am-10am 
Place:  Brookside Place School gym door
Any questions? Email:

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Shoprite Rewards for BPS

Rbox-topsegister your Shoprite rewards number for Box top points (money rewards ) for BPS See flyer for more information.  SHOPRINT_32_Shoprite_May_FLYR_8.5x11_v3

Also see Thank  you for supporting BPS!


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Target Rewards For Education

targetWe all shop at Target. Why not have a portion of your purchase support our school? It’s a win win!

Simply enroll your Target card and you are all set. Go here. Now!

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Congratulations 5th Graders

bps-sign.jpgBPS wishes you all much success in Orange Ave School! You did it!

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SchoolKidz School Supplies

schoolkidz_logoSchoolKidz School Supply Ordering Information

The BPS PTA would like to offer the opportunity to purchase school supplies for your children through the SchoolKidz online ordering program. The supply kits are created for each GRADE LEVEL (Kindergarten not included) based on teacher approved supply lists for the 2015 – 2016 year. Be sure to select the CORRECT grade level for your child’s new grade level.

Deadline: Ordering ends: JUNE 25, 2015

Ordering instructions:
1. Go to the website
2. Enter our school’s account number: 17701
3. SELECT YOUR KIT: Click on the appropriate brown box that matches YOUR child’s NEW GRADE LEVEL for September 2015.
4. Type your child’s name, click “Add to Cart” and “Proceed to Checkout.” Use your credit card to pay online.
5. When your order is complete, you will receive a detailed email confirmation.

• JUNE 25, 2015 is the last day to order supplies for September 2015.
• Fourth and fifth grade teachers also require a flash drive, which are available separately on the website.
• If you are interested in ordering backpacks, lunch bags, and water bottles, bundle deals are available on the website.
• Details will later be provided on when to pick up your child’s school supplies. Packages will arrive at BPS the week of August 24, 2015.

This is a PTA service and not a fund raiser for the PTA.
If you have questions, please email:

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Principal’s June Message

Happy friendsJune’s character trait is Loyalty.

Half days June 18/19 & June 22/23.

All June dates are in the newsletter as well as on the BPS PTA website calendar.

Please read the entire June brief found in the Principals’ Info tab (along the top bar) Principal’s Monthly Message for more information and important dates. BriefsJune2015

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Book Swap June 15

book-swap-logoBrookside PTA Book Swap

It’s time for the Book Swap
Monday June 15th!

• Books will be collected Mon June 8th-Fri June 12th
• Collection boxes will be in each classroom and the main lobby
• Students are asked to bring in up to 4 gently used books to swap

Please note: The gently used books should be reading level appropriate (1st through 7th grade).
Please, no infant/board books.
We will gladly accept additional books not part of your child’s swap.
Books for our older students are especially needed.

If you have any questions or are free to volunteer, please contact Esther Maroney

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Movie Night Under the Stars

starsBPS PTA presents a FREE movie under the stars .  Rain or shine.
Feature Film ET
When: Friday June 5 7:30 pm until 10:00 pm.
Where: BPS blacktop (shine) Gym (rain)
Bring your own lawn chair/ blanket for viewing, picnic or snacks.
click here – Movie Night 2015

All BPS families are welcome compliments of the BPS PTA- please rsvp via sign up genius go/20F0D4EAEAA28AB9-bpsfamily

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