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Seth Boyden Needs YOUR Voice this Saturday – 3/21 9:30am

Dear Seth Boyden Families, On Saturday morning, March 21, at 9:30 a.m. the members of the South Orange/Maplewood Board of Education will be coming to Seth Boyden to listen to our community.  This is an extremely important and EXCITING opportunity for us to have a voice regarding the future of Seth Boyden!  As you all may know, there has been discussion of […]

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Dinner & Dancing at Seth Boyden

by Tia Swanson (photos courtesy of Brian Edgerton) The tables were properly set, the water poured. The waitstaff had its instructions: serve from the right, clear from the left; don’t hover. The diners were expected at any moment. Then suddenly they came, a little shorter than usual, a tad more boisterous. The fancy “restaurant,” after […]

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Seth Boyden Spotlight 2014 – Buy Tix Now!

We have an unbelievably talented community so come out and enjoy an affordable, family-friendly night of world-class entertainment! Friday, January 31, 2014 7pm – 8:30pm Final lineup to be announced… TIcket Type (Choose One) Individual $5.00 USDFamily $15.00 USDChildren Under 5 $0.00 USD

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Press On, Class of 2013!

Congratulations to the Seth Boyden Class of 2013!! Thanks to Assistant Principal, Raquel Horn, for this inspiring send-off speech.

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Come out to the Variety Show TONIGHT! (Sat, March 23)

Come and see how wonderfully talented our students are!   Seth Boyden Variety Show   Saturday, March 23rd   Act 1 4PM   Dinner Break 5:15 – 6:15PM   Act 2 6:30PM   FREE Admission!

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Variety Show Dinner – Order Now!

Attention performers, families and guests!   A QUICK-N-EASY FAMILY DINNER will be available between acts 1-2 at our Variety Show on Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 5:45-6:30 in the school cafeteria. (Show starts at 4) Join us for PIZZA, BEEF HOT DOGS and GARDEN SALAD — ALL ITEMS $2 EACH. PRE-ORDER BY SATURDAY 10AM AND […]

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SB This Week 3.11.13

This Week Monday, March 11th – 4Hr Day – Afternoon Parent Teacher Conferences Wednesday, March 13th – PTA Meeting Happy March, everyone!   A reminder that our next PTA meeting is this Wed at 7:30 in the Library. We’re in the home stretch for the year, but the final months of the school year are […]

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This Week @SB

This Week The Big Read is right around the corner! We will gather on Wednesday, March 6 at 6:45 p.m. to discuss both “Out of My Mind” and “The Empty Pot.” Children are busy reading; we hope parents are too! We are still in need of moderators for the evening; it’s a very easy, stress-free […]

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Week of 1/18/13

Board of Education Budget Meeting     Wed, Feb 20th, at 7:30 pm, in the district meeting room at 525 Academy Street, the Board of Education will have a Budget Workshop in which the school district budget for next year will be discussed. The budget process will move very quickly between now and the end of […]

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Glad I Didn’t Miss the Talent Show This Year!

By Marlene Chin Last year I missed the 1st Annual Parents Talent Show.  I read all the great reviews through emails and the Patch online article, then wondered why I missed the show. This year my daughter, Madison,  had a reporter assignment for the Boyden Buzz so she needed to attend.  I am happy to […]

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Goings-on week of 2/4/13

This Week Fri, Feb 8th – Our Biennial Sock Hop w/spaghetti dinner.  To help  … contact Annette van der feltz Annette3112@gmail.com or Patti Killian patricia.killian@gmail.com (spaghetti dinner) or Alix Clyburn alixclyburn@gmail.com (sock hop)   Coming Up Mon, Feb 11th – Kindergarten registration for siblings of district students – starts feb 11th. register early! Documents can […]

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2013 – Off to a Great Start!

Hi everyone! It’s been a very exciting 2013 for SB so far! We hosted the hugely successful, sold-out first Seth Boyden Series event – with Ira Glass & Co. on January 13. For those of you who don’t know, we netted over $28K from that event!! This means that we will be installing a large […]

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Silent Auction 2013

Please join us for an incredible evening of doing good while having fun! Seth Boyden OLC 2013 WINTER Auction & DINNER Sat, Feb 23, 6:30pm | Orange Lawn Tennis Club Delicious 3 Course Meal • Raffles • 50/50 • DJ / Dancing Great Items & Experiences Sleep-a-way Camp • Electronics • NYC Weekend Getaway Gift […]

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Book Fair Family Fun Night!

Thursday, November 29, 2012 Enjoy dinner and dessert, buy books for your family and as gifts, enjoy great music, and support the PTA! Pre-order dinner by Wed at 9am so that we can be sure to have enough meals. Menu Choice Fried chicken w/mac & cheese, corn on the cob Chicken tenders w/mac & cheese, […]

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Seth Boyden Opens Doors to 2012-13 School Year

On Thursday, Sept. 6, a freshly scrubbed and brightly decorated Seth Boyden School threw its doors open to the 2012-13 class of elementary school children. An excited crowd of 531 students from kindergarten through 5th grade bustled through the halls and into the portables to start a new year. Meanwhile, Principal Mark Quiles and Vice […]

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2012-2013 PTA Calendar

For those of you who like to plan ahead, here is the PTA calendar for next year’s events. PTA calendar 2012-2013 (pdf) PTA calendar 2012-2013 (word) Of course, dates may change between now and the fall (and beyond), so always check the calendar on this site for the latest information.  

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Ice Cream and Baskets and Prizes, Oh My!!

Spring Auction Dinner & Ice Cream Social ALL children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Friday, June 8, 2012 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Seth Boyden Elementary School Upper Gym & Cafeteria Dinner & Ice Cream Social Jamaican Food from Munchies, South Orange;  Hotdogs! Drinks! Fruit! Ice Cream Treats! Mark Williams Tae Kwon Do will […]

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Oh My, It’s May!

Hard to believe that the school year is nearly over already! Here are the upcoming activities … don’t lose steam now! Let’s finish strong! May Fri, May 4 – School Spirit Day Mon, May 7-11 – Teacher Appreciation Week Wed, May 9 – PTA General Meeting (last one of the school year!) Fri, May 11 […]

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Fun Run Indeed!

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 […]

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Upcoming Dates & PTA News

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 — […]