Walnut Avenue Girl Scouts Improve the School with Letter Writing Campaign

April 25, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ – Cranford Brownie Troop 40772, consisting of 2nd graders in Walnut Avenue School, mailed twelve letters to the school board to mention improvements that they felt were needed to their school as part of their Brownie Quest Journey.

They recently met with the superintendent and the board to talk about their letter campaign. Each girl scout was able to talk to the board about ...

Dr. Scott Rubin Selected as New Cranford Superintendent of Schools

CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Board of Education has announced Dr. Scott Rubin has been selected as its new Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1.

Rubin’s selection became official during the board’s regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 27, when the Board unanimously voted to affirm Dr. Rubin’s appointment, extending him a five-year contract.

The selection was a ...

Cranford Second-Graders Create Their Own Ice Cream

CRANFORD, NJ – Second-grade classes at Bloomingdale Avenue took their love of ice cream to a new level when they created four new ice cream flavors, as part of a classroom project.

Diane Cruz's class created Cherry Chocolate Champion, Lauren Oricchio's class created Kookie Cookie Dough, Kelly LoGiudice-Alfano's class made Velvet Sensation and Therese Koellner's class made ...

Cranford Public Schools Have Delayed Opening Wednesday

CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Public Schools have announced all schools will have a delayed opening Wednesday, March 15. 

Visit for an updated schedule of start times.


In addition The Cranford Municipal Offices, Library, Community Center, and Pool are open tomorrow, March 15.  The Conservation Center will be closed.


Cranford High School Presents "The Secret Garden" March 3-5

CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford High School is set to present its spring musical “The Secret Garden” by Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon, March 3-5, in the CHS auditorium. Show times are Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, 2:00 p.m..

Tickets are $15, all seats are reserved seating and available online at Student rush tickets will be available at the ...

Cranford High School's Cam Hay is Heading to West Point

CRANFORD, NJ - Cam Hay, a senior at Cranford High School has recently been accepted into the United States Military Academy at West Point. Hay is a highly-decorated student who is very involved at school and within the community.

Hay’s academic accomplishments include: secretary for the National Honor Society, which she was inducted into her junior year; a member of the Model United ...

Cranford's Nora O'Connell Wins Essay Contest with "The America I Believe In"

CRANFORD, NJ - Students in the eighth-grade Orange Avenue School process writing classes once again participated in the VFW Patriot’s Pen essay contest. Through the writing process students created an essay based on the theme, “The America I Believe In”.

Two students from Orange Avenue School were winners in the VFW District 5 (Union County) level of the Patriot's Pen ...

Cranford Board of Education to Host K-5 Parent Information Session

CRANFORD, NJ - The Cranford Board of Education will host a K-5 Parent Information Session on Using Reading Strategies and the Progression of Mathematical Operations, Thursday March 2, from 7-8:30 p.m., at Orange Avenue School.

The topics covered will include:
Using Reading Strategies When We Read
Learning to read is more complex than we think.  Proficient readers seldom realize the ...

Cranford OAS Teachers Recognized as Educators of the Year

CRANFORD, NJ – Two members of the Orange Avenue Faculty were recipients of the Governor's Educator of the Year Program.

Angie Braxton was recognized from the educational services provider category and Eileen Faitoute was selected from the teacher category.

According to OAS Principal Marc Edery, the two educators are highly skilled, sincerely dedicated to their ...

Cranford High School Students Give Back to Homeless Veterans

CRANFORD, NJ - Students of Cranford High School’s Cranford High Assistance Program (CHAPs) have been hosting bake sales to raise money for the organization Backpacks for Life.

Under the leadership of students Maggie Roman and Andrew Rojo, CHAPs raised nearly $200 to buy supplies to fill the backpacks. Donations were also received from the Cranford Merchants.

The students ...

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