SOMSD: As a Matter of Fact!

District Newsletter, Issue 2, Vol. 7 | 12.23.20

Superintendent's Message

On behalf of the South Orange and Maplewood School District Board of Education and our Administration please accept our best wishes for a restful holiday season and a safe, healthy and prosperous New Year!

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Return to School Preference Form for Families

Please indicate your preference for instruction by Monday, January 4, 2021. If you have multiple children in the school district, complete one and only one form for each child.

From the Parenting Center: Thank You!

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The Maplewood & South Orange Health Departments' released the MAPSO/SOMA COVID-19 Community Guide to provide detailed information regarding the Covid vaccine for community members. Click here to access the user-friendly guide:

Upcoming Key Dates

12/23/20: 4-hr day - Holiday Recess

12/24 -31/20: School Closed - Holiday Recess

1/01/21: School Closed - New Year's Day

1/04/21: District Return to School Preference Form Due

Week of 1/11: Schools send out Cohort assignments to Families

1/18/21: School Closed - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

1/19/21: School Reopening for Hybrid Instruction (for K - 2, 6th Grade and CHS Freshman)

1/25/21: Remaining grades return for Hybrid instruction

The School District of South Orange and Maplewood

A district that celebrates diversity!