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Admissions (973) 334-1295

LS/MS Newsletter – 10-8-18

Week of October 1st


It is hoped that last evening was informative for all.  A big thank you to our PACS leaders and our teachers and staff for their time, energy and passion for The Craig School.  Thanks to all of our parents for taking the time to attend and for being partners in your youngsters’ education. 


Open House at Craig High for our middle school parents 

October 17 – 9am- 10:30am
November 7 – 9am- 10:30am
7th and 8th grade parents, you are invited to join us for an Open House at Craig High School to learn more about our program.

Meet our Director, Dr. Eric Caparulo, Dawn DeSimone, College Counselor and our teaching staff.

We will discuss the bridge from Craig Middle School to Craig High and how our small class sizes along with our outstanding staff make the transition to high school a smooth one for your student.

Learn how our College Prep Program works with and prepares your students for college.

Contact Nicole Moon at nmoon@craigschool.org to reserve your spot.


Soccer News:

(Weather permitting – schedule subject to change)
Wednesday, October 10nd Away Game with Far Brook
Thursday, October 11rd Home Game Field with Mo Beard


Weekly schedules will be listed here in the newsletter.

Complete schedules will be posted to the website on the parents page. Please check for changes.


Homework Help pick up is 3:55 pm:

Monday, October 8th
Wednesday, October 10th
Thursday, October 11th

Weekly schedule will be in the weekly newsletter.

Full schedule  will available on the Craig School website on the Parents Page.


Dismissal time of 3:55 pm and a 4:00 sharp pick-up time.
Homework Help Direct Cell Phone # 1-862-207-9863 (calls and text messages accepted)



Hello Craig Families!

PACS is excited to offer Craig Gear this year through an online store. The information is in the link below. The store is only open for 2 weeks – so all orders need to be placed by October 9th. After that we will be unable to place orders. If you have any questions, please contact Lori Marano or Amanda Jahn (emails are located inside the link). Hope you like this new and easier ordering!


PACS Membership is still open through October.  Our goal this year is to have 100% membership. We are off to a great start so far, let’s make this happen!  If you haven’t done so already, please fill out our Membership Form and return it and your check made out to The Craig School – PACS or you can pay via Paypal to pacs@craigschool.org.  Please remember to send in your membership/volunteer form if you pay via Paypal!

There are a couple of save the dates that are coming up, ( see in the calendar section of the newsletter) so mark your calendars!

We hope to see many of you at our Open Pacs Meeting  on Tuesday, October 9th @ 8:30 am


We will be looking for volunteers for the Trick or Trunk.   If you would like to participate and decorate your car and hand out candy in the parking lot,  please reach out to Susan Veal yolanynch@aol.com or myself lorimaran01@gmail.com.  Also, we are having a Halloween Activities Event for grades 2nd – 6th in the gym following the Trick or Trunk and are asking for volunteers to help plan activities and treats.

The 7th and 8th Graders are having a Halloween Social Party after Trick or Trunk in the cafeteria that will be hosted by the peer leaders.   We are asking for volunteers to help set up and send in treats for them. Please contact me if you would like to volunteer. lorimarano1@gmail.com.

Have a great weekend!

Lori Marano-PACS President

PACS is always open to new ideas and available for questions, guidance and volunteering opportunities. Please contact Lori Marano, PACS President at  lorimarano1@gmail.com or 973-760-7177.



The Annual Fund, Craig’s yearly appeal for unrestricted donations to help support our current year operations has begun, and we need YOU! Please make a gift to Craig! Every penny goes into supporting the mission of the school. You can make a difference,
If you have any questions, contact
Director of Development, Katie Burke, kburke@craigschool.org or 973.334.1295 ext. 229


All Health forms are due in the first day of school, regardless of last year’s.  –We do not carry over any forms year to year so anyone who has not sent them is now delinquent.  Please remit to the nurse.

Our Phone Notification System: There will be a 973-334-4375 number that appears on your phone. It is a voice-activated system so you need to say HELLO once and allow the system to activate. If you are unable to take the call, it will leave a message.
News12: We post any change in our status on News12 on Optimum Cablevision.
Late and Absent Reminder:
Please  email  the office as early as possible (or prior to 9 a.m. on the day) concerning any absences, late arrivals or early pick-ups at  Sanderle@craigschool.org .
Also, please be sure to sign your child in and out during the school day as well as after hours.
Twitter and Facebook: We post on our school facebook and twitter accounts. Follow us at “THE CRAIG SCHOOL” on twitter and facebook
School Website  www.craigschool.org : On our opening web page, you can scroll to the bottom and see our recent FACEBOOK and TWITTER posts which would include any change in our school status.


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Sunday, October 7th –  New Parent Gathering at the Coates @ 2:00 pm

Tuesday, October 9th  – PACS Open Meeting for all Craig Parents. 8:30 am at the LS.

Friday, October 26th-  Trick or Trunk/Halloween Social

Main Office
The Craig Lower/Middle School Campus

15 Tower Hill Rd
Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
Phone 973.334.4375 | Fax 973.334.2861

Craig High School

310 Lathrop Ave
Boonton, NJ 07005
Phone 973.334.1234 | Fax 973.334.1288

The Craig School Admission and Administration office

10 Tower Hill Road
Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046
Phone 973.334.1295 | Fax 973 334 1299


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