The Socks Have Dropped

Fifth-graders Adrien Carter, Jazmyn Coleman, Jaden Hargrove, Seth Powder and Nicholas Franklin led this year’s Sock Drop, a service project in September and November for young people in need. “We have been collecting socks and scarves to help keep teens warm this winter,” Adrien said. Seth confirmed that the new socks and warm weather gear Read more about The Socks Have Dropped[…]

Schoola Clothing Drive – Oct. 19-30

From Oct. 19-30, we will be collecting gently worn clothing (boys, girls and women) to turn into cash for our school. Donated items are sold, and 40% of sales proceeds are returned to Seth Boyden. Fill a bag with clothes for children & women and drop the bag off outside the main floor office. https://www.schoola.com/schools/seth-boyden-elementary-maplewood-nj   Read more about Schoola Clothing Drive – Oct. 19-30[…]

SB Weekly Newsletter – Week of 9/14 – Ice Cream Social on Friday!

In this issue… Wednesday Sept 16 – Start of Box Tops for Education Class Competition Thursday Sept. 17 – Garden Volunteer Meeting.  7:30-9 PM, Seth Boyden Library Friday Sept. 18 – Ice Cream Social – 6:30 PM Garden Update 2015 – 2016 PTA Open Positions Communnity Events Save the Date Click here to view this week’s newsletter.

Box Tops Class Competition Starts September 16

Box Tops for Education Class Competition Welcome SB families! To the “oldies” but goodies and the newbies. Here is the beginning of one of the yearly SB fundraisers, the Box Tops for Education class competition. Starts September 16 and ends October 30. Don’t be late but don’t be too early! What is she talking about? Label your (unexpired) Box Tops bags (no more than 50 per Read more about Box Tops Class Competition Starts September 16[…]

Schoola Clothing Drive A Success!

Schoola Clothing Drive A Success! UPDATE: To all our Seth Boyden Parents & Students: Thank you all for your support…our Spring Schoola Clothing Drive was a success! We are shipping 13 large boxes filled with boys and girls clothing…and even some women clothing. In a couple of weeks, the items will be uploaded onto the Schoola website Read more about Schoola Clothing Drive A Success![…]

Chocolate Sweets Fundraiser to benefit our Outdoor Learning Center

The Seth Boyden PTA is participating in a fundraiser event bringing you chocolate treats from Gertrude Hawk Chocolates.  The proceeds from this fundraiser will help fund our Outdoor Learning Center (OLC) project. We need your participation to reach our goal of $2000. The fundraiser will officially start on Monday, March 2ndand end on Friday, March 13th. Brochures and order forms Read more about Chocolate Sweets Fundraiser to benefit our Outdoor Learning Center[…]

REACH FOR THE STARS Read-a-thon 2/2 – 2/20

The REACH FOR THE STARS Read-a-thon has launched. Your child’s read-a-thon packet should have arrived home in their backpacks by now. Please have your child read (or you may read to them) for 30 minutes today and write it in their reading log journal tomorrow. The challenge this year is to read every day 2/2 Read more about REACH FOR THE STARS Read-a-thon 2/2 – 2/20[…]

Silent Auction – Saturday, March 14th 6:30pm – Donations Needed!

Seth Boyden Silent Auction – An evening of food, drink and prizes for the best cause of all! Our annual Spring Auction is coming up on March 14th from 6:30-10:30pm. Please save the date for this fun night in support of our school. We are currently looking for items to auction off during the evening. Read more about Silent Auction – Saturday, March 14th 6:30pm – Donations Needed![…]

Little Caesar Pizza Fundraiser – UPDATE: Pickup rescheduled for 2/4

Little Caesar Pizza Fundraiser This is our final week of the Little Pizza Fundraiser! It’s Pizza! Pizza! Time! Time for you, your friends, and your family to stock up with Little Caesars Pizza Kits! Have them on hand for quick dinners, parties or entertaining, especially during SUPER BOWL SUNDAY!!!!!They’re fun to make and delicious to Read more about Little Caesar Pizza Fundraiser – UPDATE: Pickup rescheduled for 2/4[…]

100 Years of Seth Boyden

One hundred years ago, a new school opened on Boyden Avenue in Hilton. Just six teachers (all women) came to the school to teach dozens of students from kindergarten through 8th grade under the guidance of principal Frank “Pop” Stevens. Although the school was first known as the “new Hilton School” (the old Hilton School Read more about 100 Years of Seth Boyden[…]

Seth Boyden Parent Receives Award from ACHIEVE

Julia Ribicoff, parent of two Seth Boyden grads (well, as of Monday, June 25) is the Seth Boyden recipient of the Dubrow Volunteer Award for 2012/13. Julia, a former PTA Board member, has dedicated years of service to Seth Boyden. She’s served in a variety of roles (including Class Parent Coordinator for many years). Now, Read more about Seth Boyden Parent Receives Award from ACHIEVE[…]

‘Dancing Classrooms’ Sweeps Seth Boyden Off Its Feet

Merengue. Rumba. Foxtrot. Swing. Polka. Tango. These are not necessarily the dance moves that Maplewood and South Orange parents are anticipating their children will be bringing home, but, for the last three years, Seth Boyden Demonstration School’s fifth graders have been doing just that. Seth Boyden has been the beneficiary of NJPAC’s Dancing Ballrooms program Read more about ‘Dancing Classrooms’ Sweeps Seth Boyden Off Its Feet[…]

Students Hold Presidential Election

Mirroring the national election, Seth Boyden students in the upper grades were given a chance to vote for a candidate for President of the United States on Tuesday, November 6. Several younger grades elected to join in the vote as did staff members. Students were heard asking one another if they had voted. Election central Read more about Students Hold Presidential Election[…]