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.
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!
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.
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!
The district’s Special Education Parent Advisory Council (SEPAC) will meet on Monday at 7:30pm at the Columbia High School library.
The Community Coalition on Race is inviting kids to take part in the MLK Observance on Monday, Jan. 16, at 2pm at Columbia High School.
We have one more opportunity to hear directly from the Action Planning Teams, this Wednesday, Dec. 14, from 9:15-1-:30am at the Montrose Early Childhood Center.
On Tuesday night, you can hear about the initiatives proposed by the district’s nine action planning teams as part of the district’s strategic plan.
Thanks to Alison Poe for these great photos from the Two Towns 5K Turkey Trot & Kids’ Fun Run.
Please join us in South Mountain Reservation for some exercise, community-building and healthy competition.
Five candidates are running for three open positions on the school board.
Health Insurance – Get Covered! Affordable Care Health Insurance Registration Assistance will be held at Maplewood Memorial Library and Hilton Branch Library in the next few months. There are daytime, evening and Saturday hours for the convenience of residence. Click here to view flyer. Animal Care Program A low-cost animal care program that is co-sponsored Read more about Community Programs: Affordable Health Insurance and Animal Care Program[…]
Sunday’s event was a hit with the audience, and raised more than $30,000 to expand Seth Boyden’s outdoor learning center. By Warren Westura and Mary Mann from Maplewood Patch http://maplewood.patch.com/articles/ira-glass-at-columbia-high-school#photo-12941353 Seth Boyden’s “A Conversation with Culture” series got off to a roaring start on Sunday night as Ira Glass and his “This American Life” staff Read more about Sold-Out Crowd for Ira Glass Event[…]
This flyer is for Camp Maple, a special needs camp that runs here in the district each summer. Children who apply do not have to have an IEP to apply. Other criteria for parents to consider about the camp are included in the document.
Let me tell ya — as a parent said to me after the race, if you want to plan a picnic, plan it on the day of our 5K! We had beautiful weather for the 2nd year in a row! But (pardon the cheese factor), the warmth of the weather was nothing compared to the Read more about Fun Run Indeed![…]
PTA General Meeting TOMORROW, 4/13, 7:30pm Library I know that it can be challenging to get out on a weeknight, but we will be discussing important matters relating to the PTA budget, upcoming events, and next year. We need more of you to represent our membership! Please join us if you can. Chorus Concert — Read more about Upcoming Dates & PTA News[…]