Welcome to South Orange Middle School 2019-2020!

The Home and School Association (HSA) is the SOMS parent volunteer organization intended to promote and facilitate relations between SOMS families and the school; and to raise supplemental funds to support school programs.

The HSA sends weekly email blasts that include news and information. Please go to www.somshsa.org and click on “Sign Up for the HSA Email Newsletter” to join our mailing list.

Please mark your calendars for the following upcoming SOMS events:

  • Thursday, September 12thIce Cream Social from 6:00 – 7:30 pm in the parking lot behind SOMS!  Our favorite teachers will be scooping.  Pizza & Water available for purchase as well as school spirit-wear!
  • Thursday, September 19th from 7 – 9 pm-Back to School Night  (Spirit Wear On Sale!)
  • Tuesday, September 24th– HSA Board Meeting 7:30 pm, All meetings open to everyone
  • Saturday, October 12thOktoberfest Fundraiser– Parent Mixer at the Elk’s Club

Check our website and Facebook Page for events, school calendar, and more information!

Parent/guardian involvement is critical for a successful school year. You can participate in the SOMS HSA by volunteering your time or making a monetary donation.  Our No Frills Fundraiser is our primary source of support.  If every student donated just $35, we would meet our goal for the entire year! (See back of this page)

The HSA also creates a Directory of student contact information for the use of our student body. This password-protected directory is posted on the HSA website using information provided by the district:  student’s name, parent/guardian name, mailing address, email and phone #.  If for any reason you believe the district information is not up to date or if you DO NOT want your information published, please contact our VP of Administration, Stacey Merriweather-Fontil at somshsadirectory@gmail.com by September 27th.  If you do not have access to email, you may use the form below.

Thanks for your support! We look forward to a great year ahead.


Verna Jackson & Shayna Sackett-Gable

Co-Presidents SOMS HSA

Please  return this form to the HSA Mailbox in the Main Office if you do not have email.   Check one:

____  I do NOT want to be included in the directory.  Student Name: ____________________________________      

____ Please include the following information in directory: (note any updates)

Student Name(s):                                                                                                  Grade(s) _____
Parent/Guardian Name(s):
Mailing Address:
Email Address:
Phone Number:
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