Craig School New Jersey

HS Week Of April 26, 2021



Virtual College Fair: Visit Over 600 Colleges

CHS Director of College Counseling, Mrs. DeSimone has shared a link to an upcoming Virtual College Fair that showcases over 600 colleges from around the country.


You can sort the colleges by state, size, or search for specific majors.  You can also tour the various college campuses through a series of video links.  It is the next best thing to actually visiting!  After your tours, if you have questions about supports and accommodations at a particular college, feel free to reach to Mrs. DeSimone at 


Talent Show

The Talent Show is back and open to all students at both The Craig High School and The Craig Lower/Middle School. We are so excited to offer this opportunity to our students. We will work through a Google Classroom.  If you are interested,  please email Mr. Furlong at and a Google Classroom link  will be provided to you. 

Quick Facts on Talent Show:

  • The Show is Virtual
  • All acts must be approved 
  • Students will summit 2 to 3 min videos
  • The videos, once complete, will be featured in the show
  •  The Show will take place on Friday, June 4th (6:00 pm)
  • Mr. Furlongs email 


The Craig School Summer Academy 

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



Craig School Wraps Up TREX Recycling Program for This Year

For the fourth straight year, both CHS and CLS-CMS have been collecting plastic as part of the TREX nationwide PLASTIC and WRAPS recycling program.  After 6 months of collecting bubble wrap, grocery bags, newspaper sleeves and cleaning out those kitchen drawers where you just naturally shove all of the plastic bags, we are proud to share that as a school community, we collected and recycled over 60 lbs of plastic that otherwise would have ended up in landfill and taken hundreds of years to decompose!  Instead, our plastic recycling was turned into composite decking which is made of 95% recycled wood and plastic.  

And although our school did not place in the school competition, we did join over 1000 other schools from around the country and brought greater awareness to our students on how we can be an active participant in protecting and preserving our planet.  In the fall, TREX will be honoring us with a special bird feeder made up of the plastic that we recycled!  For those that would plan on continuing to recycle the various plastic bags, check with your local supermarkets like ACME, many of which provide a special container on site to drop off your plastics.  

Visit our photo gallery!




We are off to a great start!!!  One of the ways that you can help insure that The Craig School Golf Outing/Auction, which will be our biggest fundraiser of the year, is a success is by donating items to the Auction through our Amazon Wish List!   The Amazon Wish List is similar to a gift/wedding registry – there are an assortment of items of varying price levels available for you to purchase for the Silent Auction which will be delivered directly to the Blue House.   Should you decide to purchase an item(s) through the Amazon Wish List, please make sure all items are at the Blue House by May 15th and please list yourself as the donor so we can properly give you credit for your donation(s). 

See our photo gallery of Dr. Loftin enjoying the AMAZON WISHLIST PROMOTION.


Make sure you are logged into your Amazon Smile account, so Craig received the benefit of your shopping!

Click here:

Please send purchases directly to Craig at 10 Tower Hill Road, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046 Attn:  Katie Burke.

QUESTIONS?  Please contact Amanda Jahn at or Katie Burke at


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 will be a great way to support our Craig students.

Look for our invitation and sign up next week!


Covid Fundraiser- Thank you for your continued support.





Craig Middle School 2021 Leadership Council Plant Sale

There is still time to get on the Craig School Leadership Council 4th annual Plant Sale.  Click on the link below, print/fill out the form, and submit to the HS Office with payment by this Monday April 26th.  We will then send home your flowers with your teens on Friday May 7th.  

Leadership Council Plant Sale Order Form


Ordering  Lunch Delivery for May 

The ordering window for May Lunches closes this Friday, April 24th. To re-order go to  If you have any questions, reach out to our  Lunch Program Chair and  Parent, Amanda Jahn at



Giving at Craig

For more information on ways of giving to Craig, please contact Katie Burke, Director of Development, at 973-334-1234 or make a donation online by clicking here.


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