News & Announcements

Spreading Holiday Cheer

The BPS PTA collected more than 250 handmade cards wishing U.S. Troops happy holidays and thanking them for their service.

Hour of Code

Students all over the world participated in “Hour of Code” events the week of December 6-10 and Brookside Place School was part of the learning and the fun.

Pretzel Sale Helps the Planet

The BPS Environmental Club recently hosted an after-school pretzel sale that raised $110 to support ONETREEPLANTED. This non-profit organization plants one tree for every dollar donated. Thank you to all who supported this initiative. For more information, please visit

Inclusive Schools Week

Brookside Place School and Cranford Public Schools will recognize Inclusive Schools Week, December 6 - 10, 2021

A Garden of Gratitude

The BPS PTA surprised teachers and staff with a show of gratitude on the morning of Monday, November 15. Heartfelt messages made it an especially easy start to the week!

November Healthy Hints

Read about flu season, COVID-19 vaccines, World Diabetes Day and tips for pedestrian safety in the November issue of Healthy Hints from Nurse O'Hara

Fall is FUN at BPS

Thank you to all the staff, families and volunteers who made it a festive fall for our students. Activities included the BPS PTA Fall Fest, Trick or Trunk, Halloween Parade and class celebrations. Fun frights and friends combined to make it a memorable season.

School Schedule: Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving is nearly here! Wednesday, 11/24 is a Single Session and school is closed for students and staff on Thursday, 11/25 and Friday, 11/26. For details on the Single Session schedule please click on the heading above.

Ready to Ride

On a beautiful fall morning, BPS students in Grades 4 and 5 learned the rules of the road from officers from the Cranford Police Department Traffic Division.

PJ's with a Purpose

The BPS school community made a difference for families facing the challenges of cancer through its PJammin for Kids with Cancer fundraiser.
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