Craig School New Jersey

HS Week of January 31st



What do groundhogs, snow days, and the Super Bowl have in common?  That’s easy!  They are what makes February in the eyes of many the best month of the year.  Throw in a President’s Day weekend and the title of shortest month of the year and you have yourself a winning month!  


Now take all of that and let’s add to the mix what will be unfolding  in February.  Basketball season starts up this week.  We will get bowling started later in the month, and we are starting to work on our annual afterschool snow tubing Stepping Out for the month's end. 


Also, in mid February we will be hosting our Virtual Alumni Grad Panel where our graduates from a variety of awesome post-secondary locations will be sharing their insights into the college experience for students with learning disabilities.  Throw in 2nd trimester progress reports coming home and what you have is a pretty exciting month.

Stay tuned,

Dr. Cap



Tuesday, February 1st

PACS Open Parent Meeting at Craig High (8:30AM info below)


Tuesday, February 1st 

CSHS Hoops Practice (3-4:30 PM) 


Thursday, February 3rd  

Josten Ring Orders Due/Ring Sizing (2:30PM)  


Tuesday, February 8th  

CSHS Hoops Practice (3-4:30 PM) 


Tuesday, February 15th  

CSHS Hoops Practice (3-4:30 PM) 


Wednesday, February 16th 

Craig High Alumni Grad Panel (Virtual, 11AM-12PM)


Thursday, February 17th 

2nd Trimester Progress Reports Coming Home


Friday, February 18th

12PM Close: Mid-Winter Break


Monday, February 21st 

School Closed: Mid-Winter Break


Tuesday, February 22nd  

CSHS Hoops Practice (3-4:30 PM)






Craig High School Grad Panel 2022 Tuesday February 16th: We are excited to extend an invite to all of our Craig parents to join us for our annual grad panel on Wednesday, February 16th from 11-11:45PM.  We have assembled quite a special team of former  grads who will be sharing their insights into navigating the college landscape from choosing a school and major to the challenges of college and resources  available to students with learning disabilities.  We hope you will join us. The panel will be Virtual so we will share the Zoom Link and speaker bios prior to the panel so in meantime, save the date!  


Open Parent PACS Meeting to be Held at The Craig School- High School Campus:  Our Parent Association will be hosting their next PACS meeting and all parents are invited to attend.  


Whether you would like to be a part of helping to plan some March school events or just to hear about what PACS does and how you can be involved, this is the perfect opportunity.  Here is what you need to know:

  • PACS Meeting Date and Time: Tuesday, February 1st 8:30AM 
  • Where: Room 103 at The Craig School- High School campus/
    • 224 Changebridge Road, Montville, NJ 070454
  • Questions: Reach out to our PACS President Mrs. Angelina Bright at 




Log onto our store, browse our items, order for your student and your family and The Craig School receives 20% of the order! All of the proceeds from this go towards the community events that we have planned throughout the year for you and your students to enjoy!


PACS Executive Committee information along with membership forms are on our website.

It is not too late to join our membership drive, please email Angelina Bright, PACS PRESIDENT at




CSHS Freshman Excels on the Wrestling Mat:   Freshman Max is currently wrestling varsity for his public High School (Jefferson High School) and has amassed an impressive record of 9-2 to start this season including three victories by pin! For those of you who are not too familiar with high school wrestling, being 9-2 as a freshman wrestling against varsity upperclassmen is pretty special.   High School wrestling demands a lot of physical and mentally demanding hours and we couldn’t be any more proud of Max! 

See Max in our gallery.


 JV Hoops Team 2022:  The JV Basketball Team will be starting its winter season this week!  The team is CO-ED, open to all students, and a great opportunity to improve fitness and basic basketball skills while being a part of a dynamic and supportive team.  All practices will be held in Montville (24 Changebridge Road) at the new  Gym from 3-4:30PM on the Tuesday dates below.  


Practice Dates (Tuesday Afterschool Feb-March)

  • Tuesday February 1st  
  • Tuesday February 8th
  • Tuesday February 15th
  • Tuesday February 22nd
  • Tuesday March 1st
  • Tuesday March 8th 
  • Tuesday March 15th  
  • Tuesday March 22nd 


Players will receive a reversible BLACK and WHITE jersey with their number printed on both colors.  They will be returned to CSHS at the end of the season.  All home hoop games will be played during the school day.  Game times, dates, and spectator protocols TBD.  If you have any questions, feel free to touch base with Coach Norton at  







Save the Date!

Saturday, May 21, 2022

A Walk to Honor Janet M. Cozine


Thank you for participating in The Janet M. Cozine Fund.  We appreciate all of the gifts and messages received from our current families, alumni families, alumni, faculty, and staff.  Although we are well on our way towards raising the $265,000, there are still funds to be raised.

Please consider giving by using the donate button on this page.


You can also share our campaign mission with others. on social media, ask your company for a matching gift, or speak to others that may be interested in the Janet M. Cozine Auditorium.


Thank you again for your support of The Craig School.




Designing Your Own HS Ring:  Last week, we held a Josten HS Ring presentation where students learned how to design their very own one-of-a-kind rings.  There is still time order (orders due by Thursday February 3rd).  To design your ring, here is what you do-

  • go to
  • click on SHOP YOUR SCHOOL 
  • enter Craig High School
  • choose the Boonton one (there are about ten Craig Highs across the country including Colorado, Wisconsin, and Alaska!) 
  • Slide down to CLASS JEWELRY and click on SHOP 
  • Click on CLASS RINGS (they also have Class Tags, Necklaces and Bracelets you can design)
  • Choose your Ring of Choice and start designing (Stone, side emblems, type of metal and finish, engraving, and email your finished design to yourself!

Rings start at $325 and can climb to $600 just to get started so be careful.  They can get more and more pricey based on what metal (gold, white gold) and accessories you choose (gems and diamonds).    



Craig School Emergency Contact System:  The Craig School uses a multi-tiered communication system that provides to our families, the highest level of certainty that you are made aware of any change in the opening or closing status of Craig Lower Middle School and Craig High.  Our various communication tiers include:  

  • Craig Notification Call System:  The Craig Notification call is a voice activated system so you need to say HELLO once and allow the system to activate.  If you say HELLO followed by another HELLO in rapid succession, the system will not activate and not start the recorded message.  If you are unable to take the call, it will leave a message. 
  • School Email Blast:  We will send out an email blast to all of our families and students.  Keep in mind that emails are dependent on the internet so if that’s down, so are emails.
  • Text  Dr. Cap:  As a last resort to check school status, you can always text Dr. Cap at (973)534-9054.   


DROP IN OPEN OFFICE HOURS with Dr. Loftin, Head of School

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday- LS/MS Campus  2:00pm -3:00pm

Thursday - High School Campus - 2:00pm- 3:00pm

These hours are open for parents to schedule a meeting, drop in and discuss any issues or concerns or to just say hello.





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