Nikole Hannah-Jones, who has written extensively about school segregation, will lead a discussion titled “Divided in a Diverse Community: Why Intentional Integration Matters.”
Registration for the winter session of Beyond the Bell started on Dec. 11! You can register online or by filling out the paper registration that went home in backpacks.
The Achieve Foundation is looking for volunteer tutors to work with Seth Boyden students during the day and after school.
Find out the details for shopping and volunteering at our Fall Book Fair.
The show marked the start of our district’s music partnership with the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University.
As part of #ChooseKind week, students in our district have a chance to buy discounted tickets to see the new movie “Wonder.”
We hope this list of resources will help you learn about the candidates and their positions on the issues facing our district.
The district’s Special Services Department is holding its Third Annual SOMA Back to School Night on Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 7-8:30 pm in the Columbia High School cafeteria.
The Community Coalition on Race is hosting a forum for candidates for the Board of Education on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 7:30 PM at Marshall Elementary.
The School District of South Orange and Maplewood is seeking parental input on the course selection process and available academic supports.
All eight candidates for the SOMSD Board of Education will participate in a debate in the Little Theater at South Orange Middle School at 7pm on Tuesday.
Information on 2017-18 Parenting Center Groups and speaker series.
Each featured topic is our attempt to get those with similar concerns in the same room at the same time, but all are always welcome!
Major takeaways from the school district’s meeting on Saturday to address the nine water outlets throughout the district that were recently found to have high levels of lead in their water.
We want to thank all of you who turned in a survey and attended or watched the Board of Education meeting.
The Seth Boyden Choice Option, one of the items your PTA raised at our meeting with district administration, is on the agenda for the Board of Education meeting this Thursday.
On the evening of May 22, PTA Board members from this year and next year met with Superintendent Ramos and some Board of Education members to share our survey results and to advocate for Seth Boyden.
On Monday night, a consultant to the district will present possible options for addressing issues of racial imbalance, socioeconomic imbalance, and overcrowding in our district.
Our “It Takes Two Towns” Old School Hip Hop Party at the Woodlands is open to the entire SOMA community. Just $10 at the door!
Maker Madness is an interactive, all-day experience that includes animation, 3-D printing, drones, coding and more.