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Code of Conduct

The District Code of Conduct is now available on our files page. Please take a look!

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School Back in Session Tomorrow (11/2/11)

Seth Boyden, along with most of the District schools, will be open tomorrow, 11/2/11. For more details, see the letter from Superintendent Brian Osborne.

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South Orange-Maplewood Schools will be closed again tomorrow due to the aftermath of Saturday’s storm. Additionally, the Parenting Center’s presentation “Lingo Bingo” will not take place as scheduled on Tuesday November 1st. The Parenting Center will try to reschedule Lingo Bingo for March, to help parents prepare for the new March round of parent/teacher conferences. […]

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From the South Orange-Maplewood School District: Due to down power lines throughout South Orange and Maplewood, and hazardous conditions persisting from yesterday’s storm, all South Orange-Maplewood schools are closed tomorrow, October 31, 2011. Offices will remain open and twelve month employees will have a regular working day.

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Shop at Words to Support Seth Boyden!

Words Bookstore is, once again, generously supporting our local schools with their “Support Your Local School Week.” From November 14th through November 20th, families who shop at Words can have 20% of their book purchases donated to the SO/Maplewood school of their choice (Seth Boyden, of course!!). You just need to let the cashier know […]

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Plants are growing in Seth Boyden

Plants are growing in Seth Boyden’s Strawberry Fields garden, of course, but children’s imaginations and understanding of the natural world are growing, too. The garden has never been empty this year, with the Garden Committee heading up a cadre of volunteers to make the garden a beehive of activity. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, children visit […]

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Fall Enrichment Registration Now Open!

Enroll now for our exciting Fall 2011 Enrichment Program! See flyer for class descriptions or register online (full descriptions on site). If you have any questions about the classes, program, or registration, please email or call (973) 996-8197.

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Back to School Night Childcare

Back to School Night Wednesday, October 5th: K – 5 The PTA has arranged for the YMCA to provide childcare on the Back to School Night evening. All children who participate must be potty trained. Children may be dropped off beginning at 6:15 PM All children must be picked up by 9:00 PM Pre-Registration is […]

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Outdoor Learning Center (aka the SB backyard) Update

Outdoor Learning Center (OLC) Update Exciting things are happening in our Seth Boyden backyard! What’s happened since June 2011… Our Partners at The National Learning Institute completed the final plan for our Outdoor Learning Center (OLC) and playground. With input from teachers, parents, and students, our OLC Plan is a beautiful expression of the values […]

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Revised District Calendar

Changes: Jan 2 (school closed) Feb 17 (school no longer closed) Download the calendar here. Updated Google Calendar here.

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School Spirit Day

Hi Everyone, Just a reminder that our first School Spirit Day is quickly approaching so please have your merchandise order forms submitted no later than Tuesday, September 13 to ensure that your child has their shirt in time to wear on Friday. Please remember to include payment or your order can not be processed. Feel […]

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School Pictures

Hello Seth Boyden Families! School Pictures will be taken on Monday, September 19, 2011 Order forms will be in backpacks on Monday, September 12th Please return your order forms and payment by  Friday, September 16th. Note for Kindergarten Parents – The kindergarten students will be taking their pictures just after the bell rings at 8:45 […]

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Updated calendars!

Get ’em while they’re hot! South Orange-Maplewood School District (as of 7/18/11) (2/17/12 added to Winter Break; End of school year extended) Seth Boyden PTA (as of 8/25/11) (reflects above changes; date of Kindergarten Celebration added) All dates have been updated on our Google Calendar

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Come on in!

Welcome our new school and PTA web site!  We hope to keep this site full of useful and timely information. We’ll be tweaking this website as we go. If you see something wrong with this new site, please contact us and we’ll do our best to fix it. Thank you!