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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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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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Seth Boyden Mobilizes for Monitors

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 […]

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Seth Boyden Strong

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 […]

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SOMA Shares Book Giveaway Day

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 […]

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Seth Boyden Social Work Dept – Gratitude Season

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 […]

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SOMA Shares Book Giveaway Day

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), […]

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Sign Up for the Turkey Trot!

This is a great fundraiser for our school that brings people from all over the area together, so please help us spread the word!

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Save the Seedlings!

We are looking for families to help water our seedlings in the Maplewood greenhouse behind Town Hall.

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Seth Boyden Plans for March 14 National School Walkout

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.

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PTA End Of Year Cookie Drive

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.

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Coordinate Our Cookies!

The PTA is looking for a Holiday Cookie Coordinator to manage one of our community’s nicest holiday traditions.

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Cupcake Contest and Bake Sale

Our annual Cupcake Contest and Bake Sale is happening at Harvest Fest on Saturday, October 14.

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Help Make Harvest Fest 2017 a Success!

Our annual Harvest Festival is Saturday, Oct. 14, from noon to 4pm, and we need your help to make it a success!

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Respect Week Is Here

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.

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Seth Boyden Celebrates Back-to-School With Ice Cream Social

Students danced to DJ Jenn Jones and ate an entire ice cream truck’s supply of treats as families reconnected after summer break.

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Join Our Garden Work Days on June 3 and 4

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.

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Old School Hip Hop Party This Saturday!

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!

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Garden Work Days April 22 and 23

Our old fence has been removed, and now we need some help with our new fence, which will double as a grape trellis.