Through the process of inquiry and experiential learning (field work project) Mr. Anthony Cicenia’s 7th grade Life Science students were able enhance their knowledge of our local watershed and the importance of preserving and restoring the ecosystem.
Saffron Payne, won First Place in NJ, and Hudson Hassler and Ethan Goldman both received an Honorable Mention.
Ellen Hark a teacher at SOMS is the selected recipient of the Sister Rose Thering Award at this year’s Interfaith Holocaust Memorial Service.
With stage director Elizabeth Harris and musical director Don Tighe, the students' hours and hours of dedicated, hard work were evident in the polished production.
Teachers and content supervisors participate in full day workshops with the MYP Coordinators in developing and implementing new units.
Sixth-grade students at South Orange Middle School participated in a structured debate on Monday via the internet with students in various cities on the topic of the value of homework.
Three regional competitions were held across the state yesterday as judges consisting of historians, professors and graduate students witnessed history come alive from middle and high school students across the state.
The 2012-2013 school year marks the first year of the National History Day Club at South Orange Middle School.
Middle School is a time when kids feel vulnerable and are trying to find themselves. Ms. Malespina decided to set up a South Orange Middle School “Compliments Group” to help address this.
This school year Ms. Butler began with an activity for her students, entitled, “The Edmodo Scavenger Hunt.” The scavenger hunt allowed her to virtually flip my classroom into a digital learning sensation.
Math Counts teams at Maplewood Middle School and South Orange Middle School each had an impressive showing at their first regional competition.
Created last year by Principal Joe Uglialoro, The Parent Academy is part of an ongoing effort to strengthen the school’s relationship with parents, and to create a total “community of learners”, in which all stakeholders – students, staff, and the community – are engaged in ongoing learning ...
Sixth-graders from South Orange Middle School's robotics club, "Lego Legends," paid a visit to Green Hill, a senior community in West Orange, to begin an assignment for next year.