As a PTA, we see and acknowledge the pain and anger that so many of our Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) families and community members are feeling after the murder of Soon Chung Park, Hyun Jung Grant, Suncha Kim, Yong Ae Yue, Delaina Ashley Yaun, Paul Andre Michels, Xiaojie Tan, and Daoyou Feng […]
In celebration of Black History Month, Ms. Van Doornik, our music teacher, re-introduced students to Seth Boyden’s unofficial school song, “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing.” Click here for the rendition from Kirk Franklin that Ms. Van Doornik shared with her classes, which was followed by the students singing it themselves. Ask your child to sing […]
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 […]
Our Harvest Fest is on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 12-4 pm. You don’t want to miss this great event for the whole family! And yes, we need more volunteers.
Did your child miss the original photo day? Did your child get a photo on the original day, but it includes closed eyes, bad hair, a weird expression, and/or snot?
The Seth Boyden community is encouraged to attend the meeting scheduled at our school on Wednesday, May 30, at 7:30pm.
Lots of fun jobs — Ice Cream Social Coordiantor, Graduation Reception Food Coordinator, Black History Month Coordinator and more — are yours for the taking.
Where do our PTA funds come from, and where do they go? Check out this presentation to find out.
The district is holding an information session about the HIB process, appeals and Q&A on Tuesday at 7:30 pm at 525 Academy Street in Maplewood.
Come to Seth Boyden’s huge annual back-to-school outdoor ice cream and dance party, and volunteer to help out!
More information at somadultschool.org.
Fifth-graders Adrien Carter, Jazmyn Coleman, Jaden Hargrove, Seth Powder and Nicholas Franklin led this year’s Sock Drop, a service project in September and November for young people in need. “We have been collecting socks and scarves to help keep teens warm this winter,” Adrien said. Seth confirmed that the new socks and warm weather gear […]
From Oct. 19-30, we will be collecting gently worn clothing (boys, girls and women) to turn into cash for our school. Donated items are sold, and 40% of sales proceeds are returned to Seth Boyden. Fill a bag with clothes for children & women and drop the bag off outside the main floor office. https://www.schoola.com/schools/seth-boyden-elementary-maplewood-nj […]
Charleston Wrap orders are due Wednesday, Oct. 21. This is a very important fundraiser for our school, so please stock up for your family and hit up your relatives and neighbors too!
In this issue… Wednesday Sept 16 – Start of Box Tops for Education Class Competition Thursday Sept. 17 – Garden Volunteer Meeting. 7:30-9 PM, Seth Boyden Library Friday Sept. 18 – Ice Cream Social – 6:30 PM Garden Update 2015 – 2016 PTA Open Positions Communnity Events Save the Date Click here to view this week’s newsletter.
Box Tops for Education Class Competition Welcome SB families! To the “oldies” but goodies and the newbies. Here is the beginning of one of the yearly SB fundraisers, the Box Tops for Education class competition. Starts September 16 and ends October 30. Don’t be late but don’t be too early! What is she talking about? Label your (unexpired) Box Tops bags (no more than 50 per […]
Schoola Clothing Drive A Success! UPDATE: To all our Seth Boyden Parents & Students: Thank you all for your support…our Spring Schoola Clothing Drive was a success! We are shipping 13 large boxes filled with boys and girls clothing…and even some women clothing. In a couple of weeks, the items will be uploaded onto the Schoola website […]
The Seth Boyden PTA is participating in a fundraiser event bringing you chocolate treats from Gertrude Hawk Chocolates. The proceeds from this fundraiser will help fund our Outdoor Learning Center (OLC) project. We need your participation to reach our goal of $2000. The fundraiser will officially start on Monday, March 2ndand end on Friday, March 13th. Brochures and order forms […]
The REACH FOR THE STARS Read-a-thon has launched. Your child’s read-a-thon packet should have arrived home in their backpacks by now. Please have your child read (or you may read to them) for 30 minutes today and write it in their reading log journal tomorrow. The challenge this year is to read every day 2/2 […]
Seth Boyden Silent Auction – An evening of food, drink and prizes for the best cause of all! Our annual Spring Auction is coming up on March 14th from 6:30-10:30pm. Please save the date for this fun night in support of our school. We are currently looking for items to auction off during the evening. […]