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PTA Meeting: 9/28 @ 7:00pm

Please join us for the first PTA General meeting of the year! When: Wednesday, 9/28 @ 7:00 – 8:00pm Where: Virtual via Zoom (link here) Meeting ID: 942 7943 9073Passcode: 4mV8ZS Please officially join the PTA here before the meeting!

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Beyond the Bell Signup Starts 9/13/22

Beyond the Bell (BTB) registration packets are online at https://www.somsd.k12.nj.us/district/btb/. If you are in need of a paper copy, please stop in the school’s office to pick one up.   Registration for BTB classes is online only and opens next week (see dates below). Paper registrations will only be accepted for scholarships and are available in your school’s […]

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Ice Cream Social: 9/16/22

Seth Boyden PTA Presents… Ice Cream Social September 16, 2022 / 6:00-7:30pm Seth Boyden Back Yard Pizza and ice cream available for $2 each Bathrooms will not be accessible Please consider volunteering to help make this a success! Sign up here.

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PTA Welcome Newsletter

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Seth Boyden PTA Store

Buy one roll of Gift Wrap and SB gets $2! Go to MemberHub to start shopping!! An SB PTA member tested it out for quality control – it arrived within a week (ok it’s not Amazon) and was of superior quality (NOT flimsy).

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Giving Tuesday!

Giving Tuesday is Nov 30Support our students and staff! This year, our PTA needs your donation more than ever to fund field trips, supplies for our teachers, and more. Please consider a one-time financial gift during this time of year. Donate via Paypal or Venmo @SBPTA (add “donation” to the message). Your contribution is greatly […]

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Turkey Trot 2021

EVENT: TWO TOWNS TURKEY TROT NOV 20TH REGISTER TODAY Please join us for the 2021 Two Towns Turkey Trot 5K & Kids’ Fun Run, presented by the Seth Boyden PTA, on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at South Mountain Reservation on Crest Drive in Maplewood, off South Orange Avenue near The Top apartments.  Includes a KIDS’ FUN […]

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PTA Statement

October 8, 2021 SETH BOYDEN PTA STATEMENT ON ALLEGED RELIGIOUS BIAS INCIDENT The Seth Boyden Parent Teacher Association believes that our schools should be inclusive spaces for learning and growth. Students should never face discrimination. We stand in solidarity with the student who was allegedly asked to remove her hijab, and support her family. While […]

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Harvest Festival 2021

Saturday, October 16th is the Seth Boyden Harvest Festival!! Please volunteer to make the day really special! Volunteer HERE!

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Newstead 5k for Achieve

Run or walk the Newstead 5K this Saturday. Lots of free kid activities! Support Achieve and help raise money for SOMSD. Look for Seth Boyden team when you register. Click HERE to register.

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Thank you Families & PTA!

A special thanks to the PTA for organizing a lovely Seth Boyden First Day of School Meet & Greet! Thank you to all the families for showing up for our school and for taking the time to volunteer for so many activities! The PTA is still looking for volunteers! Please sign up here.

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Beyond the Bell

Beyond the Bell is an after-school program created by the South Orange Maplewood School District’s Parenting Center. Beyond the Bell is designed to help all students stretch and grow by coordinating, deepening and expanding after-school opportunities at the elementary level. Beyond the Bell Registration Opens 7AM Tuesday Sept 14th– Course Offerings  and Deadline Here & Registration Info Here

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First Day Coffee Meet and Greet!

September 13, 2021 8:45AM at Seth Boyden Elementary School Please join the PTA at the OLC (Outdoor Learning Center) to welcome Seth Boyden parents new and old back to campus!Right after drop off, there will be pastries from The Bread Stand and coffee. Masks are required when not eating. We will welcome new families, review upcoming […]

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Big shout out to Messrs. Messineo and Sousa!

Our awesome PE teachers put together an energetic week of field day activities for all grades (except for Kindergarten & 1st grade, who will have their field day tomorrow!). Teachers even got in on the fun! The weather was very cooperative while students enjoyed sack races, relay races, four square tournaments, and even limbo! We are […]

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2021-22 PTA Executive Board

Our new PTA executive board was elected at last Monday’s PTA meeting. Thanks to these parents for stepping up to take on these important roles for our school community! But there are still important roles to fill, including SEPAC liaison, auction chair, OLC chair, and book fair chair — there are roles to suit all […]

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SOMA Shares – Volunteers Needed

SOMA Shares will provide books, toiletries, and food alongside the free USDA lunch program (see details here) on Wednesdays 9 am – 11 am at the Springfield Ave Gazebo during the summer. Volunteers will be needed to pick up bags and staff the tables to make this happen. Please review the available slots in the sign-up genius and […]

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Summer Meals Program

The Kids Eat Free program will be at the Springfield Avenue Gazebo from Monday-Friday starting on Monday, June 28. Monday-FridayJune 28 – August 20, 20219 am – 11 amBreakfast & Lunch Grab ‘n GoSpringfield Ave Gazebo, 1670 Springfield Ave, by Hilton Library SOMA Shares will be distributing books and other resources every Wednesday during the […]

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Seth Boyden Weekly Summer Farm Stand

Seth Boyden Shares and the Rent Party Garden invite you to our Free Farm Stand It’s about sharing food and creating friendships… Every Saturday over the summer at Seth Boyden School, 10 am ❤ Produce will be placed on tables near the garden entrance in Seth Boyden’s back schoolyard by 10 am and will be there throughout […]

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Senior Clap Out 2021

Friday’s clap out of seniors who graduated from Seth Boyden in 2014 was a beautiful and joyous occasion! We wish these kids all the best as they start this next chapter in their lives. We’re glad that we could uphold this tradition this year! For a video, click here. 

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New Jersey Council on the Arts Grant Helps Seth Boyden Step it Up!

Seth Boyden Stepping it Up! Even during a very challenging year for students, teachers and administration, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and Young Audiences Arts for Learning New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania has helped Seth Boyden Elementary Demonstration School find joy and dance into summer on a high note. Seth Boyden received […]