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Week of February 25th, 2019

From the Head of School

Please join Board of Trustee member and Chair of the Committee on Trustees, Andrea Lustig along with other members of the Craig School Board to talk about the role of the Board of Trustees over a coffee on Tuesday March 5 at 8:15AM in the Cafeteria on our Lower and Middle School campus in Mountain Lakes.

CHS Student Spotlight 

Victoria her sister Malya and her dad Frank McHugh

CHS Cheerleader Victoria McHugh Honored at BHS Senior Night:  CHS-BHS Cheerleader Victoria McHugh was honored recently along with her fellow senior cheerleaders and BHS Basketball Players. In addition to be named co-captain of this year’s cheerleading squad, Victoria was one of the first CHS students to be a member of cheerleading and laid a foundation for future CHS young ladies.  Below is a picture of Victoria with her sister and fellow cheerleader, Malya and her dad Frank McHugh who both walked Victoria out for senio


PACS Home Cooking Parent Series-“Torpedo Tuesday”:  This Tuesday, PACS and CHS Parent Volunteers will be offering our next  Home Cooking lunch in our Home Cooking series.  Last month was Taco Tuesday.  This month, we are going with “Torpedo Tuesday” (know in other parts of the country as Grinder Tuesday, Hoagie Tuesday, Hero Tuesday, or Sub Tuesday)!  Students will have the opportunity to make their own sandwiches with all the fixings.  Ham, Cheddar, pickles, and mayo?  We got that.  Turkey, Lettuce, Swiss, on a Bagel?  We got that too all courtesy of PACS and the parents of CHS.

CHS Program

PSAT Testing-9th and 10th Grade: This Wednesday, the CHS wlll transform into a PSAT Testing Center for our 9th and 10th grade.  Over the course of the school day, our 9th and 10th graders will take 4 tests which make up the PSAT.  There is a reading section (47 questions) that includes passages from various genres including literature, science, and history.  The writing section (44 questions) puts students in the role of editor where they pin point grammar mistakes and decide on general topics and themes.  There are two math sections, one non-calculator (17 questions) and one calculator section (31 questions). Both math sections focus on computation, algebra, problem solving and data analysis.  Other than a handful of math grid in problems, all test sections are multiple choice.

CHS Sports Desk 

“Los Tejones” Are Ready for La Copa 2019:  The BHS Copa, an annual afterschool soccer tournament, is this Thursday and the Badgers (Los Tejones) are ready!  We have a team of 9 players, our largest squad ever so our plan is to use our numbers to wear out other teams.  The team held a vote and have selected their co-captains for La Copa 2019.  This year’s team captions are Senior, David Altman and Sophomore, Jarod Christern.  Find out in next week’s CHIL if we pulled off CHS’s first La Copa victory in the tournaments history!

CHS Events 

National Read Across America Spirit Days, Week of March 4th:  No school should ever pass up an opportunity to promote reading for pleasure so CHS will be joining schools around the country to celebrate National Read Across America, an across the country celebration of reading and the birthday of Dr. Seuss.  The official date is March 2nd (Dr. Suess's Birthday) so we are going to start our Spirit Days on Monday March 4thwith a “Cat in the Hat” Hat Day followed by our Pajama Day on Tuesday where we will dine on “Green Eggos and Ham” and put in an hour of uninterrupted reading throughout the school.


Monday, February 25th 
Badger Hoops Home Game vs. Winston Prep (9;38AM Tip Off, BHS Gym)
Snow Tubing Stepping Out to Camp Gaw (6:45PM Pick Up at CHS)

Tuesday, February 26th 
PACS “Home Cooking” Lunch: Torpedo Tuesday (CHS Deli)
Badger Bowling Tournament of Champions: Students vs. Teachers (Boonton Lanes, 3-4:30PM)
Wednesday, February 27th
PSAT Testing (9th and 10th Grade)
MOMI Trip (11th and 12th Grade)
Hoops Practice (3-5PM, Mt. Lakes)

Thursday, February 28th 
After School Soccer Tourney: La Copa (3-5:15PM)

Friday, March 1st
Home Hoop Game vs. Deron High (9:38AM Tip Off, BHS Gym)

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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