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HS Week of November 29th

THE CRAIG SCHOOL

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
NOTES FROM THE DIRECTOR

Assuming you are receiving this on Friday, we hope you are still enjoying your Thanksgiving and have found the time to game plan what to do with all of those leftovers! Speaking of game planning, it is also time to start game planning your “Black Friday!”  We did a little research on the origins of Black Friday and found that it is a retail term coined in the 1960’s to officially kick off the Christmas Shopping season.   “Black” refers to stores moving from the “red” to the “black,” while Friday means….well, Friday.  

 

On that note, have an amazing Black Friday,

Dr. Cap  

 

CALENDAR INFO

Monday, November 29-Friday, December 10th 

CSHS NHS and CMS Leadership Council Toy Drive

 

Monday, December 6th 

Picture Retakes (Must Return Previous Pictures)

 

Monday, December 6th 

Afterschool Tailgate League (3-4:30PM) 

 

Wednesday-Friday, December 8-10

12PM Closes: Trimester Exams and Parent-Teacher Virtual Conferences

 

Monday, December 13th 

Afterschool Tailgate League (3-4:30PM) 

 

Tuesday, December 14th

1st Trimester Report Cards Coming Home

 

Thursday, December 16th

 Annual Ugly Sweater Contest

 

Friday, December 17th

12PM Close: Winter Spirit Day

 

Monday-Friday, December 20-December 31

School Closed: Holiday Break

 

Monday, January 3rd 

Classes Resume

 

 

 

COMMUNITY NEWS

The Craig High School National Honor Society and Craig Middle School Council Team Up to Collect Toys for Area Children:  The CSHS National Honors Society is partnering with the Craig Middle School Leadership Council this upcoming holiday season to support a local toy drive for children in need in our area. We are reaching out to our Craig High parent community to join us as we work together to collect gifts for a toy drive through Denville Social Services.  The age range we will be collecting for are boys and girls aged 11, 12, and 13.  Gifts should be unwrapped, appropriate for Middle School Students and no more than $25 in cost (okay, a little more would be okay).  For ideas, you can do what we do.  Go to Amazon Gift Suggestions for Children Ages 11-13

Our two-week collection will start-up upon our return from break (November 29th) and run through Friday, December 10th.  This means you can take advantage of the upcoming Black Friday and all of the amazing sales out there!  All gifts can be brought to room 102 where our NHS Advisor, Ms. Skerker will collect them.  As always, we appreciate your support & partnership for this worthy holiday cause!  

 

 

Format for our VIRTUAL December Parent-Teacher (PT) Conferences: Here is how our Dec 8-10 Virtual PT Conferences will work-

  • In early December, you will receive an email with a schedule with specific times and specific zoom links to each of your teen’s teachers whose classes meet 5-days a week.
  • You will click on a Zoom Link at the designated time and that will bring you to the Zoom waiting room where the teacher will invite you to join the virtual meeting
  • You will have 4-5 specific zoom links and each meeting will be for 10 minutes. 
  • In order to maximize your time, you are welcome to email any specific topics that you would like to discuss to that specific teacher
  • There will be a two-minute virtual travel time between conferences to allow you to pull up the next link
  • All conferences with Reading, Counseling, and College Counseling that you requested will be in addition to your conferences and be scheduled right after or before your hour block

 

 

 

PACS

PACS LS/MS

December 17th, 2021 Winter Wonderland 

PACS-  HS Events

  • December 8-10 - Tri-mester Treats during exams - organized by PACS for CSHS
  • Friday December 17 - Winter Spirit Day - PACS sponsored breakfast for CSHS

PACS EVERYDAY!

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!

CRAIG SPIRIT WEAR STORE

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  pacs@craigschool.org

PACS PAGE

 

ALUMNI EVENTS
MARKETING
ACADEMIC HIGHLIGHTS

 

 

 

 

 

ATHLETICS

Afterschool Tailgating League (Mondays Dec 6 and 13):  We are excited to announce our official December afterschool league.  Welcome to the CSHS TAILGATING League!  In our two week league, we will challenge our players with a collection of the most popular tailgating games ever played in any parking lot anywhere!  In addition to corn hole, students will have the opportunity to learn/play KAN JAM, LADDER TOSS, and the super popular SPIKE BALL.  Our teams of two will earn points in every event and we will keep a running leaderboard board to crown our CSHS TAILGATE CHAMPS for 2021!  The league will meet on two consecutive Mondays, December 6th and 13th, from 3-4:30PM.  Students can sign up with Mr. Norton

 

 

 

DEVELOPMENT

Tuesday, November 30th, is GivingTuesday! In honor of this special day, we are asking all students, faculty and staff to wear their Craig Gear! 

 

IMPORTANT INFO

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.

kloftin@craigschool.org

973-334-1234

 

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