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.
Please attend our PTA Meeting this Saturday, April 22, at 10am in the Seth Boyden cafeteria to learn about redistricting changes the BOE is considering.
Uncompetitive, unorganized and uncommonly fun, the UnRun 5K will be held on Saturday, April 1, at 9am to benefit Maplewood and South Orange PTAs.
Our district is working to advocate for increased financial support from the state, and we can all get involved in that advocacy by writing to our representatives and by voting!
The meeting will focus on a Maplewood/South Orange demographic report from the Community Coalition on Race.
Information sessions for parents of students currently in grades 5-7 will be held on March 8 and 9.
Due to fundraising success last year and this year, the PTA was able to fund $5,000 in Seth Boyden teacher grants through the Achieve Foundation!
Dr. Ramos will briefly discuss his vision for our district’s elementary schools on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 7:30pm at Jefferson Elementary.
The district’s Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) will meet on Monday at 7:30pm at the Columbia High School library.
Seth Boyden is hosting a district-wide Q&A about kindergarten for preschool families on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 10am.