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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.
SOMA Schools Closed Friday

SOMA Schools Closed Friday

Schools and district offices are closed for a snow day Friday.
SOMA Board of Ed Reorganization Meeting Rescheduled

SOMA Board of Ed Reorganization Meeting Rescheduled

The South Orange and Maplewood Board of Education Reorganization meeting will be held Tuesday.
SOMA Board of Ed, Education Association Remain at Impasse

SOMA Board of Ed, Education Association Remain at Impasse

South Orange and Maplewood Education Association rejects 2.2 percent salary increase.
Tuscan Parents Demand School Security Improvements

Tuscan Parents Demand School Security Improvements

Tuscan parents attended Monday's Board of Education meeting to voice concerns over district security procedures.