Order your yearbooks now and save

Pre-order your BPS Yearbook by Monday, 9/30 and get 15% off!

Each yearbook is full color with a picture of each student and
memories from school events for all grade levels. Plus you can
customize two pages just for your child!

Click here to pre-order: https://tr5.treering.com/createAccount/1014987447922712

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Volunteers Needed for the School Library

The BPS Library is looking for volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering one hour to help in the BPS library, please email Michelle McCarthy to be added to the monthly sign up genius.

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Volunteer for Fall Fest


Sunday, October 20th

12:00pm – 4:00pm

Games and prizes

40 foot Obstacle Bounce Course

Balloon Animals


Pumpkin carving contest

Chili cook off

Donate $1 to Cranford Family Cares for a chance to throw shaving cream at Mr. Klimko

Come for lunch with food available for purchase from Tony’s Travelling Trattoria

Fall Fest is less then two weeks away!  Below are all of the different ways you can sign-up to volunteer and help make this day a success!

Sign up to volunteer Fall Fest Volunteer Sign Up 35+ volunteers needed to make the day a success.

* Pumpkin Carving Contest– Carve a pumpkin and bring it to Fall Fest you will surely win if it’s the best! Even if carving is not your thing, stop by and vote!

** Chili Cook off– There is a “Chili” in the air again…..”Bean” craving something warm and hearty” Come to Fall Fest for the Chili Cook Off! Cook your best chili- turkey, beef, vegetarian, the list goes on…

Sign up online at Chili Cook Off & Pumpkin Carving Sign-Up

Limited to first 12 Cooks to sign up!

*** CupCAKE Walk – please see sign up (Cup)Cake Walk Sign-Up

Questions please email [email protected]

This event is sponsored by BPS PTA

Fall Fest Flyer 2019

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Trick or Trunk

The Annual Trick or Trunk at BPS will be Friday, October 25, 2019 from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm.

We can always use more trunks!  All you have to do is park your car in the school’s lot, decorate the trunk and hand out candy.  We’ll even provide the candy and trinkets to hand out.

Not that creative?  We also need a couple of volunteers to help out behind the scenes.

If you like to volunteer, please contact Kevin Niemsyk at [email protected]

Trick or Trunk 2019

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Walk Your Child To School Day

Due to the impending rain, Walk Your Child To School Day has been moved to Friday, October 4th.

A member of the Cranford Police Department will be present to talk about pedestrian and bicycle safety and students are welcome to show their Cranford pride by wearing blue and gold or other spirit wear.

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Principal’s Monthly Message

October’s character trait is Respect.  You can find out more about this by reading Mr. Klimko’s Brookside Briefs.

Please find attached the October Brookside Briefs and Healthy Hints newsletters.
The Briefs include highlights from September as well as a look ahead and a calendar for the month of October.
The Healthy Hints include important health-related information.

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Box Tops

Our first Box Tops and Shoprite for My School collection drive is running through Friday, October 30th. Our goal is to collect 4,000 box tops! If we reach our goal, we will celebrate with a SCHOOL WIDE pajama party! Also, the homeroom with the most Box Tops app downloads and linked Shoprite cards will get to toilet paper their teacher in front of the WHOLE SCHOOL!!

If you shop at Shoprite, link your Shoprite card to get credit for your child’s homeroom by visiting https://www.shopriteformyschool.com/Register-my-Card and select Brookside Place School.
Box Tops are going digital so our contest is going to run a little differently. Just follow these steps:
1. Download the Box Tops for Education app. Visit https://www.boxtops4education.com/ for more information.
2. Take a screen shot of the open Box Top app.
3. Email the screenshot to [email protected] to get credit for your child’s homeroom. Please include your child’s name and homeroom and the email address you used to register the app and/or link your Shoprite card.
4. In the subject line please specify if you downloaded app and/or linked your Shoprite card.
5. If you have paper Box Tops please send them in on the collection sheet attached or loose in envelopes or baggies. Be sure to write your child’s name and class on it so their class can get credit.
See attached flyer for more information! Any questions, please contact Christine Bove at [email protected].

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Collecting Pop Tabs

Mrs. Wilhelm’s grade 4 students are collecting pop tabs to support Ronald McDonald House.

Please see the flyer for details.

4JW RMH Flyer Pop Tabs

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Picture Day

Picture Day is Wednesday, October 2nd!

This year BPS is going paperless and you will not have to order anything up front.  Details on accessing proofs and placing orders will be sent out shortly after picture day.

You can find information about picture by clicking Picture Day 2019 flyer

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