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HS Week Of April 12, 2021

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Clinicians Corner  

Mrs. Brown’s Social Dynamics class was all about teamwork this week!  Students were tasked with working together to build various models using straws/connector pieces and also an Inventor’s Building kit.  Besides being able to construct the expected models, students were focusing more on their communication with each other, balancing their participation so everyone was involved, problem solving and working collaboratively for the overall goal.  The students did great and beat every challenge they were tasked with!  Enjoy 

Admissions  -

Registration is open for The Craig School Summer Academy in grades 2-12. 

The Craig School Lower and Middle School program will be in person on our Mt Lakes Campus.  The Craig High School Summer Academy will offer either in person or virtual learning on our Montville Campus.

 The enrichment program for both divisions will located on the Mountain Lakes Campus.  Please see the registration forms for times, dates and cost.  Spaces are limited and we need you registration form ASAP to hold your child's spot.   Please do not delay and come join us for a great summer program!    

Registration forms at  https://www.craigschool.org/academics/summer-academy/

 

Re enrollment contracts for the 2021-2022 school year were sent via email, please log in and sign your contract as soon as possible.  If your child is sent by yout district, you still need to log in and re enroll for next year.  If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to Nicole Moon, Director of Admission. nmoon@craigschool.org

 

 

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HS Cross-Curricular Project: Greece's Most Wanted 

What do you get when you combine Literature and Art with the research and pyro-technic skills of our 10th grade?  You get a series of awesome ‘Greece’s Most Wanted” posters.  Our 10th graders extensively studied, researched, and profiled these Greek deities of mischief and mayhem in Ms. Banks' 9th-grade Literature class during their studies of “Gods, Heroes, and Men of Ancient Greece”. They then carried their research over to Mrs. Tartaglia’s art class and created a “Wanted” poster for their deity using techniques to age their poster paper.  Techniques included tea staining and paper burning to help create the final ancient look to their work. This cross-curricular project not only carried over into two courses but also carried over into two years!  The project began last year and was put on hold because of pandemic lockdown restrictions.  But our 10th graders were both resilient and determined to finish their work, in hopes that their posters would help bring these mischief-making Gods and Goddesses to justice. 

 

ATHLETICS

HS Spring Sports to Start Up After Spring Break 

Just a reminder that our Spring sports will start up the week we are back from Spring Break. Our afterschool intramural league will meet on Tuesdays from 3-4:30PM and will provide the opportunity for students to play some of their gym class favorite activities in a round-robin team like atmosphere.  Coach Norton (SNorton@craigschool.org) will be taking point and practices will be the following Tuesdays from 3-4:30PM:

  • April 13th
  • April 20th
  • April 27th 
  • May 4th
  • May 11th
  • May 18th 

 

Also, Craig High Cross Country is back!  Starting Weds April 14th and continuing each Weds through May 19th, Coach Crum (JCrum@craigschool.org) will hold after school practice from 3-4:30PM.  Our hope is to find a live mid to late May weekend 5K to wrap up our spring season.  Weds Practice dates are:

  • April 14th
  • April 21st
  • April 28th
  • May 5th
  • May 12th
  • May 19th 
DEVELOPMENT

Golf/Auction Save The Date

Join us on Tuesday, June 15th for the 15th Annual Craig School Golf Outing!  This year in addition to the golf outing, non-golfers can sign-up for a wine tasting and/or spa services while at Ballyowen.  There is also a special hotel rate available!  After golf (or wine/spa), all will come together for cocktails, dinner and our virtual Auction (which is available to those who are unable to attend as well!)  It is sure to be fun for all and a great way to celebrate the Craig School.

 

 

 

 

 

IMPORTANT INFO
Use Amazon Smile to Support The Craig School
We all use Amazon but many of us are unaware of AmazonSmile and how just by purchasing what you were going to buy anyway, you can raise money for the Craig School!  There is no additional cost either.  Here is what you do:
  • Go to smile.amazon.com
  • You use your same account on Amazon.com with AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, and other account settings are also the same.
  • On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you will need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping.   
  • Click on SUPPORTING Tab located at the top left
  • In the Search Bar, type in Craig School and the Craig School, Mountain Lakes will be one of your options. Click on select and that’s it!
Amazon will donate 0.5% of all of your eligible purchases.  It’s that simple so think of the Craig School next time you need to put Amazon to work for you. 
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For more information on ways of giving to Craig, please contact Katie Burke, Director of Development, at 973-334-1295 or make a donation online by clicking here.

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