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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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General Outdoor Learning Center PTA School Seth Boyden News

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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Garden Outdoor Learning Center

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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Garden Picture Day PTA School Volunteer Opportunities

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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Garden Outdoor Learning Center School

Nature Activity: I Spy Nature

From Mrs. Tuohy: “Dear Families,  Hooray! We started our seeds for our spring and summer garden this week! I will keep you posted on their progress.  Ready for a little I Spy Nature game?  I Spy Nature in the Seth Boyden Garden… things that are decomposing a pollinator seeds with space food for birds a […]

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Garden Holidays Outdoor Learning Center School Seth Boyden News

Celebrate MLK Day with a Nature’s Cake

From Seth Boyden Garden Teacher Mrs. Tuohy: Make a batch of homemade playdough (recipe below). Gather beautiful objects from nature. Decorate the play dough with the natural objects while reflecting on and celebrating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Simple homemade play dough recipe: Ingredients 2 cups flour 3/4 cup salt […]

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Winter Nature Activities

From Seth Boyden Garden Teacher Ms. Tuohy: Birdseed Cookies Yummy treats for our winter bird friends! Mix unflavored gelatin with boiling water. Use 2 or 3 tablespoons of gelatin to a cup of water, stir until dissolved.  Stir in birdseed until the liquid is mixed through and the birdseed is wet but not in a […]

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Garden Outdoor Learning Center School Seth Boyden News

Cooking with Jacob

We are incredibly proud to share that Jacob Case, a 4th-grader in Mr. Hein’s class, has been featured in Jamie Oliver’s Cooking Buddies Club! Congratulations to Jacob and his family! We’re so happy that Jamie Oliver, one of Britain’s top chefs, recognizes Jacob’s talents!  Over the summer, Jacob made a video of harvesting nasturtiums and other […]

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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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Achieve Foundation Garden Newsletter School Seth Boyden News

Achieve Foundation Grants

The Achieve Foundation is thrilled to award grants to educators across the district this October for 36 projects totaling $43,623! Winning grants included professional development programs, technology equipment, electronic and physical books, and other educational materials. Last week, Achieve presented checks to these amazing Seth Boyden teachers: • Maggie Tuohy for “From Garbage to Garden”• Shella Mesidor-Villard for […]

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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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School Seth Boyden News

Seth Boyden PTA “Back to School” Workshop for Parents

Feeling stressed out about the fall? The Seth Boyden PTA is partnering with Balanced Kids to present a free virtual “Back to School” workshop for parents on Monday, August 17, at 8 pm. Register at balancedkidsnj.com/sethboyden. Zoom details will be shared after registration.  Whether you have made a decision for your family for the fall […]

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Events School Seth Boyden News

Watch Our Virtual Moving Up Ceremony!

Congratulations to the Seth Boyden Elementary School 5th grade class of 2020. We wish you all the best as you move up to middle school!

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School School District Seth Boyden News

Our PTA Believes that Black Lives Matter

As a PTA, we need to say that we see and acknowledge the particular pain, anger, and trauma that so many of our Black students and families and community members of color are feeling following the recent police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.

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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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PTA School Seth Boyden News

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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School Seth Boyden News

Video Message From Mrs. Glander

Watch the video for greetings from Mrs. Glander and important messages about the plans for the rest of the school year.

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Fundraising School Seth Boyden News

School Supply Kits Are Back!

This is a great opportunity to support the PTA and save the hassle of shopping.

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School Seth Boyden News Volunteer Opportunities

PTA Nominations for 2020-21

Amidst all the disruptions and current school closure due to Covid-19, we still need to plan for next year.

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Read-a-thon School Seth Boyden News

Final Read-a-Thon Results

Thanks to all of those who read and raised money, we have raised more than $7,000!