Lower/Middle School (973) 334-4375
Craig High School (973) 334-1234
Admissions (973) 334-1295

LS/MS Newsletter – 9-24-18

Week of September 21st

Craig Community

Friday, September 28th Parent Information Luncheon noon start in the cafeteria.

Please be sure you pack a bag lunch for your child to eat at the YMCA.

Students will be going over at 11:30 am.



Tuesday, September 25th 3:00 p.m.  – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 27th 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Soccer News:

Wednesday, September 26th 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. sharp – Grades 5 through 8
Thursday, September 27th 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. sharp
(Soccer Schedule subject to change)


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, September 24th 
Wednesday, September 26th
Thursday, September 27th = NO HOMEWORK HELP

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!

We are going to be rolling out our new Craig Gear next week, so be on the lookout for it.  No paper orders this year! We have been working with a new vendor and we are so excited to announce that all orders can be placed online!  Go Badgers!!!

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, so mark your calendars!


Friday, September 28th @ 12:00 pm Parent Information Session

(Note:  This is for new and returning parents.  The teachers are always adding new programs each year and it’s a great way to see what your student is working on)


Thursday, October 4th @ 6:30 pm Back to School Night

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

Tuesday, October 9th @ 8:30 am PACS Open Meeting

*Friday, October 26th @ 12:00 pm Trick or Trunk/Halloween Social

*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.


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


Craig High School Senior Spotlight
Victoria McHugh – Chosen Co- Captain of Boonton High School-Craig High School Cheerleading Squad:
Last year, four brave CHS young ladies joined the BHS Cheerleading Squad. This year, one of our young ladies has taken it one step further and added another amazing accomplishment for herself and our school.
Ms. Victoria McHugh was chosen to be a co-Captain of this year’s Cheerleading Squad. We couldn’t be any prouder! GOOOOO Victoria!!!!!!


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.


Click here to read our Bulletin Board and Parent Updates
Click here to read our Craig High Newsletter and Happenings
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Wednesday, September 19th
Closed for Yom Kippur

Thursday, September 20th
Test of the emergency notification system –  7:00 p.m.

Friday, September 28th 
Parent Information Luncheon – 12:00pm in the cafeteria

Tuesday, October 9th
School Picture Day ( please return forms that went home in binders ASAP)

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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