NEWTON, NJ—The Halsted Middle School Class of 2018 will be having a Tricky Tray fundraiser on Saturday, September 23.

The event will be held at Merriam Avenue School and doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Pre-sale admission will begin at 5 p.m. and calling scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

General admission is $5, pre-sale discount is available.  No one under 18 will be admitted.   

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The tricky tray is hosted by the Halsted eighth grade parent committee with the support of the Newton Pride Foundation. The fundraiser will help to offset costs for their class trip, as well as for activities involved in their promotion ceremony.

Some donations from business and individuals have already been collected:

  • A&B Bagels and Deli
  • Alstede Farms
  • Anti-Hero Tattoo
  • Ballet Bare
  • Between the Bread
  • Castle Cove Mini Golf and Arcade
  • The Castle Fun Center
  • Centenary Stage Company
  • CJ’s Barbershop
  • Dance Dimensions by Michelle
  • Dance Expressions
  • Dance Arts,
  • 2 lunches with Mayor Wayne Levante
  • Darien Lake Theme Park
  • Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
  • Dover International Speedway
  • Rutgers Football

Light refreshments and drinks will be available for purchase or you may bring your own snacks to the event.

For more information on the event, to volunteer, or to make a donation, contact the Eighth Grade Parent Committee at or visit the Halsted 8th Grade Tricky Tray Page on Facebook.