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  • The Parenting Center Invites you

    ADD/ADHD Parent

    Support Group

    ADD/ADHD Parent Support Group  

    All meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m.
    The Parenting Center
    525 Academy St., Maplewood, NJ
     
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  • The Parenting Center &
    Elementary School PTAs

    P r e s e n t….

     Jed Baker, Ph.D.

    No More Meltdowns
    Dealing with Challenging
    Behaviors & Developing
    Resilience
    No More Meltdowns

    Thur., Nov. 20th ~ 7:30 pm
    South Mountain Elementary School
    444 West South Orange Avenue
    South Orange, NJ

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  • The Parenting Center & the Elementary PTAs presents:

    Special F.B.I.Agent Joshua Wilson
    Protecting our Children Online
    Internet Safety, Cyberbullying & Texting

    josh wilson

    Thursday, December 4, 2014
    Tuscan Elementary School
    7:30 p.m.

    Free babysitting/childcare is available. It is best to reserve a spot by emailing The Parenting Center at kweiland@somsd.k12.nj.us.
     

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  • Incident at Columbia High School

     

    CHS Community:

     

    A code red “lockdown” was ordered this afternoon (Monday, November 10, 2014) at Columbia High School by the Maplewood Police Department as a precautionary measure. All students are safe and everything is under control. Additional details will be provided as soon as they are available.

     

    James Memoli

    Acting Superintendent
     
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  • Board of Education Election Results 
     
    Congratulations to Elizabeth A. Baker, Maureen E. Jones and Donna Smith on their election to the Board of Education.  Click here to see the unofficial results.  Two voting districts experienced difficulty in reading the results and the full counts will be available from the county after their review.  Certified results of the election will be posted as soon as they are available.
     
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  • Superintendent Search Update 
    super search
     
    10-13-2014 
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  • SOMSD's Department of World Language & ESL
    presents
     
    FLES
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  • FAQ on EV-D68

     

    As per the New Jersey Department of Health, following are links to the State Health Department and the Center for Disease Control’s websites with updated FAQs on EV-D68.  Updated information will also appear on ERHC’s website frequently, also listed below.   

     

    NJDOH:  http://www.nj.gov/health/cd/ev-d60/index.shtml

     

    CDC:  http://www.cdc.gov/non-polio-enterovirus/outbreaks/EV-D68-outbreaks.html

     

    ERHC:  www.essexregional.org

     

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  • Principal Elizabeth Aaron's
     
    Back to School Nite Remarks
     
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  • South Orange-Maplewood Adult School
    Suzuki Music Program
     
    Suzuki
     
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  • VOD - August 25, 2014 & September 22, 2014 Board of Education Meetings
     Due to technical difficulties, the above meetings have not been posted to the VOD website (http://somatv.pegcentral.com/).  We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible and hope to have it resolved soon.  You may view the board meeting agendas by clicking on the following links:
    August 25, 2014
    September 22, 2014

    We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
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  • 2015-16 SY Calendar
     
    Approved 9-22-2014
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  • Letter from the Superintendent
     
    Please click here to view the letter to the community dated Septembe 21, 2014. Click here to view "Resources for Families."
     
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    Letter from the Superintendent
    Please click here to view the letter to the community from Acting Superintendent James Memoli and Principal Elizabeth Aaron.
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    2014-2015 Amended School Year Calendar

    2014-2015 SY Calendar

    Click here to view the 2014-2015 school year calendar, as amended on August 25, 2014.  The amendment corrected the date of the middle school back-to-school night.
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  • 2014 survey  
     
     
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  • 2014-2015 Kindergarten Registration Update

    Please be aware that Kindergarten registration for Tuscan Elementary School for the 2014-15 School Year is currently closed. Any new Kindergarten registrants residing in the Tuscan attendance area will be assigned to an alternate District elementary school.  Click here for more information.
     
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  • 2013 Survey
     
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  • OverDrive
     
    OverDrive

     
    Introducing OverDrive – a system to allow students to check out ebooks and read them on their home nook/kindle/iPad/other portable device for up to two weeks. The district is piloting OverDrive at SOMS, and very excited to expand students’ access to digital content.  Students can access the site by using their student ID number with the letter P in front. The link for the site is:
     
    http://somsdms.lib.overdrive.com

    Click here
    to view the OverDrive Smartguide.
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  • Guiding Change Process
    Gifted and Talented, Montrose and Capital Plan
     
    The Board of Education is piloting the use of a Guiding Change tool to ask the Administration to provide options for three initiatives:
     
    -Capital Plan (draft)
     
    The Guiding Change documents establish parameters for the development of proposals, including the context of the project, desired outcomes, and unacceptable means.
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  • SOMAtv on the Web
     
    South Orange-Maplewood television is now on the web.
    Click here for live local cable broadcasts, and recent Board of Education meetings and other programming on demand.
     
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  • telephone Residency Reporting Hotline

     

    Information concerning students believed ineligible to attend district schools may be reported by calling 973-762-5600, ext. 1749.
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NOTICE: The School District of South Orange and Maplewood does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, affectual or sexual orientation or sex, gender identity and expression, socio or economic status, or disability in its programs and activities. For further information, call the Office of Civil Rights at (800) 421-3481.