When our teachers Mrs. Donna Friedrich and Mrs. Maureen Davenport learned that our teachers didn’t have a second monitor to do hybrid teaching in the classroom and see all their virtual students at once, they put out the call for help. The Seth Boyden PTA helped spread the word and class captains, parents, friends, family, and […]
End-of-Year Message from the Seth Boyden PTA: What a year 2020 has been! From the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, this community has shown, again and again, how to be Seth Boyden Strong. From Go Fund Mes for Seth Boyden students who lost parents to the incredible grassroots efforts of SOMA Shares — supporting our community […]
Hundreds of books were given out at the SOMA Shares Book Giveaway Day on Sunday 11/29, in the St. Joseph’s Church parking lot in Maplewood. Sunny skies, mild temperatures, and many volunteers helped make the day a great success! Families from the South Orange/Maplewood community came out to “shop” for books and get their home libraries stocked […]
A message from the amazing Seth Boyden social work team: We are in the final months of 2020 and although this year has been unpredictable, the Seth Boyden Social Work Dept thinks that now is a great time to BREATHE deep. Welcome to GRATITUDE SEASON 🙂 Here’s a fun Gratitude Scavenger Hunt activity that everyone can […]
Books for all, all books are free! From board books to young adult books. Come refresh your student’s at-home library. All Pre-K through 12 students are invited to join us for the best kind of book fair: FREE! Sunday, November 29th 10 am-2 pm At St. Joseph’s Church outdoor parking lot (between Franklin & Hilton), […]
This is a great fundraiser for our school that brings people from all over the area together, so please help us spread the word!
We are looking for families to help water our seedlings in the Maplewood greenhouse behind Town Hall.
Seth Boyden will purchase orange t-shirts for every student in multiage to 5th grade. Students will be encouraged to write positive messages about each other on the shirts throughout the day.
The Seth Boyden PTA is collecting cookies to present to all Seth Boyden staff members as a way of saying thanks for a great first semester.
The PTA is looking for a Holiday Cookie Coordinator to manage one of our community’s nicest holiday traditions.
Our annual Cupcake Contest and Bake Sale is happening at Harvest Fest on Saturday, October 14.
Our annual Harvest Festival is Saturday, Oct. 14, from noon to 4pm, and we need your help to make it a success!
This week, Oct. 2-6, is the Week of Respect for New Jersey schools. We will have a series of activities and spirit days to celebrate. Here is what we have planned.
Students danced to DJ Jenn Jones and ate an entire ice cream truck’s supply of treats as families reconnected after summer break.
For our next work day, we’ll install tree markers and Story Trail signs. Please join the fun on Saturday, June 3, from 9-4 and Sunday, June 4, from 2-5.
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!
Our old fence has been removed, and now we need some help with our new fence, which will double as a grape trellis.
The Reverend Milton Biggham and Friends will take the audience on a musical journey through the history of gospel music.
More than 60 families have volunteered to deliver meals and groceries to the family of 5th grader Sasscha Goin, who is undergoing treatment for leukemia.
We’re having a skating party at Branch Brook Park in Newark on March 2 from 2-4pm. It’s a half-day, so let’s play!