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South Orange-Maplewood Superintendent Search Turns to Community

South Orange-Maplewood Superintendent Search Turns to Community

Stakeholders invited to series of forums to give their input.
Center for Independence Now Offers After-Hours Program

Center for Independence Now Offers After-Hours Program

School for children and young adults on the autism spectrum expands with new program.
Film Festival Comes to Children's Institute

Film Festival Comes to Children's Institute

School will host the New Jersey ReelAbilities Film Festival on Nov. 20.
Montclair State Makes SAT Scores Optional for Admission

Montclair State Makes SAT Scores Optional for Admission

School becomes the first public university in the state to not require SAT/ACT scores.
Donna Smith Seeks South Orange-Maplewood School Board Seat

Donna Smith Seeks South Orange-Maplewood School Board Seat

Longtime South Orange resident has held numerous volunteer positions in the district.
Send Us Your Graduation Photos!

Send Us Your Graduation Photos!

Share photos of your student's graduation with Patch.
SOMA Schools Assistant Superintendent Leaving for New Gig

SOMA Schools Assistant Superintendent Leaving for New Gig

Lydia Furnari is taking a superintendent job in Franklin Lakes.
Seton Hall Administrator Earns Student Advocate Award

Seton Hall Administrator Earns Student Advocate Award

Tracy Gottlieb, vice president for student services at Seton Hall, earned the 2014 Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate Award.
Seton Hall Will Test Emergency Siren Wednesday

Seton Hall Will Test Emergency Siren Wednesday

Seton Hall University will be conducting a test of its emergency systems on Jan. 29. Residents should not be alarmed by the emergency siren.
SOMA Schools Closed Wednesday for Snow Day

SOMA Schools Closed Wednesday for Snow Day

Schools and district offices are closed for a snow day Wednesday.
SOMA PTA's Hold Successful MLK Day Celebration

SOMA PTA's Hold Successful MLK Day Celebration

Mauri Myers-Solages pens Patch Letter to the Editor recounting the SOMA PTA's Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.
Early Dismissal Announced for SOMA Schools

Early Dismissal Announced for SOMA Schools

All South Orange and Maplewood schools will have early dismissal, Tuesday, due to the snow storm.

Martin Luther King Celebration Comes to South Orange Middle School

The celebration will be held Monday from 10 a.m. to noon.
'We Will Rise to Challenges Before Us,' Superintendent Says

'We Will Rise to Challenges Before Us,' Superintendent Says

South Orange and Maplewood Superintendent Dr. Brian Osborne gave the annual State of the District address on Wednesday.
SOMA School Registration Opens Soon

SOMA School Registration Opens Soon

Registration is open for kindergarten in February, March for Columbia High School and May for all other grades.
Osborne to Present State of District Report Wednesday

Osborne to Present State of District Report Wednesday

Dr. Brian Osborne, Superintendent of the South Orange and Maplewood School District, will highlight accomplishments and future school projects.
New Security Measures Set for Tuscan Elementary School

New Security Measures Set for Tuscan Elementary School

Tuscan principal revises security protocol after NBC report.
Seton Hall Nursing Program Awarded $50K Grant

Seton Hall Nursing Program Awarded $50K Grant

The New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program received a grant of $50,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).
SOMA Board of Ed Gains New Members, Vice Presidents

SOMA Board of Ed Gains New Members, Vice Presidents

November election winners Beth Daugherty, Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad and Johanna Wright are sworn into their roles.
SOMA Board of Ed Reorganizes Tuesday

SOMA Board of Ed Reorganizes Tuesday

The SOMA Board of Education will hold a reorganization meeting Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at 525 Academy St. in Maplewood.