SOMS Website & Communication

Welcome to the SOMS HSA website! Please check back regularly for updates.

  • Please click HERE to sign up for regular email blasts with important news about the school and district
  • Please click HERE to volunteer

All School Musical Info

The 2014-2015 Musical is “Once Upon A Mattress” produced by Rodgers & Hammerstein.

Show dates are March 27, 28, & 29, 2015 (7pm, 7pm, & 2pm respectively). The fundraiser will be February 20, 2015 6:00-9:00pm.

Please check HERE for important information and dates and email Ms. Harris with any questions.

Sign up HERE for Remind Updates for the All School Musical to receive periodic updates through text or email.

For more information about the production visit


Questions for Mr. U due on 11/30

Each month the HSA Co Presidents solicit questions from the SOMS community to present and discuss with Principal Uglialoro. Questions for December are due on November 30, 2014.  The answers will be discussed at the HSA Meeting on 12/2 and reported in our eblast on 12/5.  Please submit your questions to

Upcoming Music Concerts

December 9th - 7th and 8th Grade Band and Orchestra Concerts.

December 15 - Joint Choral Concert at Columbia High School

December 16 - 6th Grade Band and orchestra Concerts

Protecting Our Children Online 12/4

Protecting Our Children Online: Internet Safety, Cyber-bullying and Texting, Thursday, December 4th at Tuscan. Click HERE for more information.

Robotics Competition at SOMS on 12/13

For the second year in a row, SOMS is hosting a NJ State Championship Robotics Event.  Elementary and Middle School Students from around NJ and as far away as Massachusetts will unite at SOMS

December 13, 2013: 10AM – 12PM

If you have any questions, please email Davin Czukoski:

Teen Book Group at South Orange Library

A Teen Book Group will be held every 2nd Tuesday of the month at the South Orange Library.  The genre of books is graphic novel fantasy. This is open to students in 6-8 grade. Snacks will be served.  For more information. click HERE.

November Community Flyers

Click HERE for November Community Flyers including information from

The Parenting Center & Elementary PTAs
No More Meltdowns – with Jed Baker

The Loft at Columbia High School
November 2014

Girl Scouts (South Orange/Maplewood)
Girl Scout Interest Form

Greenwood Gardens
Program Calendar – October – December 2014

The Learning Academy
Lauren Cox Dance Collective

Lydia Johnson Dance School
Winter/Spring Session Registration – Toddler-Adult Classes

Maplewood Memorial Library
Teen Programs – November 2014

South Orange Dept. of Recreation & Cultural Affairs
Baird Winter 2015 Classes for Kids
Baird Winter 2015 Classes for Teens & Adults
Funky Fun Art Workshops
Jaguar Track Registration
Learn to Ski – Grades 3-8
SOM Baseball 2014 Off-Season Drills & Skills
South Orange/Maplewood High School Pick-Up Basketball
South Orange/Maplewood Middle School Basketball League
Sunday Soccer – Grades 3-8 & Adults
Tae Kwon Do at The Baird

South Orange Maplewood Community Coalition on Race
13th Annual Preschool Open House
2014 Two Towns – One Book (The Price of Paradise)

South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC)
Kids ‘N Family Series

South Orange Public Library
College Prep 101: A Workshop Series

YMCA (South Mountain)
Fall Programs Offered at the YMCA
Get Certified to Babysit!
Vacation Camp at the YMCA
Teen Trip Saturday – Indoor Laser Tag


Middle School Schedule & Electives

Click HERE for information regarding the Middle School schedule, HERE for news about Performing Arts and HERE for Electives offered at SOMS.

Female Singers Wanted (6th & 7th Grade)

Beginning October 15th, Mr. Jacob Ezzo is introducing an after-school Women’s choir for SOMS 6th and 7th graders. The Women’s choir will provide an opportunity for those who really love to sing to get even better. No auditions are necessary but good attitude, good performance in choir class, and dedicated participation are a must. Mr. Ezzo is looking for all voices, big and small. Students currently not in choir can meet with Mr. Ezzo for more information regarding participation. 6th and 7th grade girls’ who are interested in joining the Women’s Choir, please see Mr. Ezzo for more details.