To prove that real learning is actually happening in class, South Mountain School second grade teacher, Lisa Heumann (with the help of parent Peter Smith) created a video
Congratulations to Shaylan Patel, Margot Rosenband, and Julia Saurborn!
The Board of Education approved the Superintendent’s recommendation of Alyna Jacobs as Principal of South Mountain Elementary School.
The Team W Kindergarten class at South Mountain School held their Second Annual Book & A Bear Drive last month as part of a year-long focus on community service.
Seton Hall Pirate Athletes came to South Mountain School to join their monthly Reading Train.
Team W, some team W alumni and Ms. Murphy's 2nd graders at South Mountain were able raise quite a bit of money for UNICEF.
Team W and some team W alumni at South Mountain was able raise quite a bit of money for UNICEF.
The students at South Mountain explored various cultures, art forms, and musical genres through the PTA-sponsored Cultural Arts program.
The original children’s stories were inspired by the poetry of Shel Silverstein.
Students donated a wide variety of school supplies.
The 4th grade Spiritree residency on the Solar System brought the arts and the curriculum together.
The music program strives to expose children to various genres of music for them to explore and enjoy.
Students and families were asked to “let someone less fortunate march a mile in their shoes.”
South Mountain Elementary families came together with a shared love of reading last Wednesday, March 19th, to celebrate the third annual Big Read.
The students in South Mountain’s Annex celebrated Read Across America Day with real celebrity readers!
South Mountain School kindergartners and 2nd graders participatedin individual Drum Circles by class in February 2014.
The teachers and staff shared their childhood memories with the students at South Mountain
Volume 13, Issue 3 of "The South Mountain Scoop" is available. The newspaper that taunts, "A Student Newspaper That's Fit to report" is filled with fun facts about the school, staff and other events in the South Orange Maplewood School District. Click to read further.
As part of the Language Arts Enrichment program offered at all elementary schools in South Orange/ Maplewood, an exciting new unit has been introduced to the fifth grade titled, Understanding the Marketplace.
Students challenged each other to see how much food they could donate for the holidays.
Seventeen 5th graders from South Mountain Elementary competed in the First Lego League Robotics tournament yesterday in Bridgewater at Milltown Primary School.
This year, South Mountain's Annual Book Fair - held October 1 - 3, was an even greater success.
October 1, 2012 – Superintendent Brian Osborne announced today that Marianne Hess will serve as the new Assistant Principal of South Mountain Elementary School, effective October 8, 2012.
Students and parents at the South Mountain Elementary School started the year with an ice cream and pizza social on Thursday September 13th.
The South Mountain Minute incorporates basketball shooting by challenging each student to make the most shots possible in one minute.
The March edition of South Mountain’s student newspaper, the South Mountain Scoop, tackles serious issues like bullying and nutrition, and also offers tech tips, movie reviews and more.
Students at South Mountain Elementary School are making royal castles fit for kings and queens. (and maybe monsters, too). Their treasure? The stuff we routinely toss in the trash.
On Wednesday, February 29, the South Mountain community came together to discuss two books as well as the experience of reading as a family.
March 15, 2011 - A class trip to the South Mountain Reservation to create sculptures from nature led one fifth grader to become a published poet.
March 3, 2011 - South Mountain Annex students now know that it’s important to brush their teeth three times a day. That was one of the lessons learned from Captain Supertooth who visited the school for National Dental Health Month.
June 21, 2010 - Inflatable rides. Games. An interactive DJ. All of that and more attracted visitors to South Mountain School's annual School Fair on Friday June 4th from 5 to 7 p.m.
June 12, 2010 - The South Mountain Art Show and Spring Concertwas held Thursday night, June 3rd at South Mountain School.
June 21, 2010 - What do a slug trap, personal sprinkler, and Lego picker upper have in common? Answer: They were all featured at the rhythmically named Invention Convention at South Mountain School on June 4th.
The students at South Mountain School in South Orange have been doing chores to help raise money for children in Haiti -- a lot of chores.
Students at South Mountain Elementary School recently took a trip around the world. With passports in hand, the children traveled to Italy, France, Mexico and Guatemala, Japan, ...
October 30, 2009 - Ghosts and ghouls took a step in the right direction, when students at South Mountain Elementary School walked today for health and fitness as part of its Halloween celebration.
October 13, 2009 - Fifth grade students from South Mountain Elementary School display a check for $750 they received from Gary Diratsaoglu, of Exxon Mobile/G&V Car Care INC., South Orange.
June 1, 2009 - School Spirit Day at South Mountain Elementary School was celebrated by all of the students and staff as they enjoyed a wide variety of outdoor physical activities and games.
Fifth grade students from South Mountain Elementary School received a check for $500 from Gary Diratsaoglu, of Exxon Mobile/G&V Car Care Inc. of South Orange.