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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5th Grade Night Out

being-socialAll 5th Graders are invited to join in for the fun Friday, June 12th at BPS.
WHEN: June 12 7:30 pm-9:30 pm
WHERE: BPS Blacktop
COST: $5 per child
RSVP by June 8 by returning the flyer 5 Grade Night Out

Questions please contact Claudia Lijoi sign up genius to follow/e-mail to the 5th grade. See flyer for more detail and to rsvp. 5 Grade Night Out

In partnership with the BPS PTA.

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Kindergarten Bingo

stick figuresKindergarten Bingo Wednesday, June 3 6:00-7:00 pm BPS GYM.
All kindergartners are invited to play bingo with their friends. Prizes and ice cream treats will be provided. Kinder Bingo May 2015

Questions please contact Laura Coppola or Caren Fiore

Please print and return flyer to rsvp yes or no by Friday May 29.
Kinder Bingo May 2015 (click and print blue underlined text)

Compliments of the BPS PTA .

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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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no-tvBrookside Place School will hold its annual screen-free week 
Monday, May 18th
Friday, May 22nd
Screen-free week is a national movement that encourages children and families to pledge to turn off TVs, tablets and video games and turn on other fun activities. 
To encourage participation, local businesses are offering coupons and special sessions including Hyatt Hill Mini Golf, Hands of Life Martial Arts, Alleum Yoga and Garwood Lanes for afterschool fun & Vanilla Bean Creamery, Rustic Mill Diner, Edible Arrangements and Tony’s Café are also offering coupons to participating BPS Families during the week.
See FLYER SCREEN FREE WEEK 052015 for more details.  We will be setting up a sign-up table outside the cafeteria during lunch on Thursday, May 14th!
We also need volunteers 5 parents to help with BINGO on Monday, May 18th and 3 parents to help with Tuesday’s  event at Hands of Life. Please contact  Peggy Carlton ( or Meghan Smith ( to volunteer and sign up your child to participate.

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