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Our annual Arbor Day Celebration and Ice Cream Social will take place on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 2:10. The rain date will be Monday, May 1.




    BAS Spirit Week!

    May 22-26

    Show your school spirit and join in the fun!

    Each day, wear something special...

    Monday: Fan Appreciation Day (Favorite Team Shirt)

    Tuesday: Super Hero Shirt Day (No costumes please)

    Wednesday: Field Day BAS Shirt

    Thursday: Cranford Spirit Day

    Friday: Patriot Day (Red, White & Blue)


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  • BAS Students Celebrate the 19th Annual "ART NIGHT"

    On April 5, student artists, led by Art Teacher Mrs. Paone, spent the evening completing a three dimensional Fantasy City with the assistance of a family member.  Students prepared for the night by creating the foundation for their Fantasy City in class and practicing how to manipulate paper to build their masterpieces!  The beautiful finished art work is hanging on display throughout the BAS hallways.

     manipulating paper art night


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  • Full Day Kindergartners experimented with ice and learned about the cold temperatures of the Arctic!

    arctic experiment    kindergartners ice    penguin


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    3 and 4 Year Old Applicants

    Cranford Public Schools offers an inclusive half day preschool Program called READY. The READY program is a regular education preschool program that places children with special needs with their typical peers. The Philosophy is based on the rationale that children learn through modeling and imitation and are motivated by other children. By integrating students with disabilities into typical preschool classes, maximum growth and development is achieved for all children.

    We have openings available for the P.M. session of READY. The hours of the program are 12:30pm – 3pm. Cranford does NOT provide transportation to students in this program.

    Children who will be 3 years old or 4 years old by October 1, 2017 and are Cranford residents are eligible for READY. Applications must be hand delivered to the Board of Education Office, 132 Thomas Street. The application is included here.

    The tuition charge for this program is $390.00 per month. First and last months' tuition is due upon acceptance into the program and is non refundable.

    For additional information or if you have any questions, you may call The Office of Special Services at (908)709-6217.


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    Students Learn Traffic Safetytraffic safety

    Detective Steve of the Cranford Police Department visited with the students at BAS and taught them bike and pedestrian safety.  Students were reminded about the importance of wearing a properly fitted bike helmet and brightly colored clothing when riding their bicycles.  Students were also reminded to pay attention when walking and look both ways before crossing the street. 



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    Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

    March 3 is Read Across America Day.

     Read Across America

    Students at BAS joined classes and listened to special guest readers today to celebrate reading and honor an author who made reading fun for children of all ages!









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  • How to be a How-To Writer students sharing

    Kindergartners visited the First Grade classrooms to learn a thing or two about how to be a how-to writer! First Graders shared their drafts or published pieces and explained what a good how-to writer does to teach someone else the steps for doing something. Kindergartners looked at checklists and asked questions. They even taught the First Graders a bit about writing too!  


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