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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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Brain Quest Fundraiser!

Seth Boyden is participating in a fundraiser with Brain Quest! They have workbooks, summer workbooks, Q&A decks, and even some “just for fun” activity books. The age range is pre-school through 7th grade.       We are running the fundraiser until Tuesday, June 22.  Please check it out and share it with your family and friends! Our customized landing […]

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School Picture Day June 7 & 8

School Photos are coming June 7 & 8! — REGISTER TODAY When: June 7 & 8 (your child’s teacher will email you the day closer to picture day) Where: In the garden at Seth Boyden Register: Use this link https://bit.ly/3eV2o98 (password Sethboyden21) to register by June 6.  IMPORTANT: Remember you need to register for your child(ren) to be photographed even if the photos are being taken […]

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Help Seth Boyden Family That Lost their Father

It is with heavy hearts that we share the sad news that Marc Ulysse, father of 5th grader Marvens and 4th grader Marc, passed away over the weekend from complications due to COVID-19. Mr. Ulysse was a loving husband, committed father, and the sole provider for his wife and five children. Mr. Ulysse was a […]

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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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YMCA Food Distribution – Oct 23 and Oct 30

In partnership with Seashore Produce, the South Mountain YMCA is distributing free food boxes on Friday, Oct 23, and Friday, Oct 30.   Limited availability – first come, first served. Pick up begins at 1 pm at Seth Boyden. Pick up instructions: Use the school’s circular driveway Pop your trunk open Do not get out of your […]

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SOMA Shares Book Giveaway Day

SOMA Shares is thrilled to announce our first book giveaway day!  All students from pre-K through 12th grade are invited to join us for the best kind of book fair: FREE!  When: Saturday, Oct 10, 11am-4pm (rain date: Oct 18) Where: St Joseph’s Church, 767 Prospect Street, Maplewood (parking lot between Franklin & Hilton) What: Free […]

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Outdoor Learning Center – Fall Clean-Up

Come One, Come AllSeth Boyden Outdoor Learning Center Clean-up! Looking for a way to help our school this fall? Bring the family and join the outdoor learning center clean-up! On October 10th and 11th we’ll be weeding, watering, spreading mulch, moving logs– you get the idea! Oct 10 – 9 am to 1 pmOct 11 […]

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Supply Lists

Did you order a school supply kit via the PTA? If so, it will be distributed when the PTA gives out other materials at a date still being worked out. If you entered an email in the order, look for an email from Marianne about it as well. Thanks to those who ordered! While we’re […]

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Summer Food Support Program to Begin June 29 at Maplecrest Park

South Orange & Maplewood School District in partnership with the Township of Maplewood, the Parenting Center, and its partners are providing various options for food support over the summer months.

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Alomo Donates Books, Toys and Crafts

We wanted to give a special shout out to Alomo Books, which gave our Seth Boyden Book Pantry a huge donation of books, toys, and crafts.

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New Jersey Council on the Arts Grant to Bring Stepping Artist to Seth Boyden

The AIE grant will bring an expert in African-American step dancing to Seth Boyden.

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3/16/20: Letter From Mrs. Glander

Mrs. Glander’s letter contains information on online learning, paper assignments, special education, and more.

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Fifth Grade Baby Photos and Yearbook Best Wishes!

It’s time for two of our favorite Seth Boyden traditions: Seth Boyden fifth grade baby photos and best wishes for the yearbook!

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Musical Will Be Disney’s Aladdin Jr.!

Seth Boyden’s fifth graders will be presenting Disney’s Aladdin Jr. from June 12 to June 14, and we need volunteers!