The event is sponsored by the North Jersey School Music Association and is comprised of fourth through sixth grade students from the area.
The Columbian has earned the first place award in an annual competition held by the American Scholastic Press Association for the third year in a row.
This year’s theme was The Women of Shakespeare: “And though she be but little, she is fierce”...
In a first-time collaboration, the South Orange/Maplewood School District and The Parenting Center have partnered with SOPAC, the MAC Scholars and the Community Coalition on Race to bring a new and important film to the community.
SOMSD, The Parenting Center and the Elementary PTAs are partnering to expand our school and classroom libraries so that they reflect the rich diversity and backgrounds in our schools and our community. This project was inspired by an initiative of Ms. Stewart’s 1st grade class at Marshall last year.
For the third year in a row, the South Orange and Maplewood School District has been named as one of the 100 best communities for music education in America by NAMM Foundation.
South Orange Middle School (SOMS) students are making a community impact with 8th grade Social Studies teacher Stephanie Rivera’s after school club, Students for Social Change.
Jefferson Elementary welcomed back the Torrey family to our school community.
Mrs. Newman and Mr. Rivera's 4th grade students celebrated Black History Month by creating a Biography Box display of noteworthy African Americans.
At the board meeting on Monday, February 27, 2017, the board voted to affirm SOMSD’s commitment to educating all children. Click here to view the resolution in its entirety.
Rev. Milton Biggham, a Grammy-winning giant in the world of gospel music, will host "The Story of Gospel: A Unique American Art Form" on Sunday, March 26 at 4 pm in the CHS auditorium as a fundraiser for Seth Boyden. The concert will be a lively and educational journey through the history of gospel music.
On January 9, Columbia High School (CHS) welcomed Willie Cole, renowned sculptor and artist, to speak to various classes in the Arts Department.
Tuscan Elementary Students participated in the Maplewood Memorial Library’s Kids Speak Out event.
Thanks to amazing Jefferson parent volunteers, each class received a classroom presentation that focused on the achievements of Dr. King, the events of the Civil Rights movement and the power of Dr. King’s words, and how they impact our lives today.
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