A typical day at Forman is busy and diverse with time for academics, athletics and activities of personal interest. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday breakfast is at 7:45 A.M. and classes, consisting of four blocks, start at 8:35 A.M. and end at 3:10 P.M.
Team sports, extracurricular activities or community service follows with dinner served at 6:00 P.M. On Wednesday and Saturday classes end by lunch so that Forman teams can play other schools. The Saturday academic schedule also contains an extra help block, where students can schedule time to meet with teachers for some added support.
The week also includes time for two all-school assemblies and meetings with advisors, classes or particular clubs of interest.
After dinner, students can socialize and relax until study hall begins at 7:30 P.M. The library and computer labs are also open in the evening.
At 9:00 P.M., students are then free to visit friends or go to John’s Place, the school snack bar. The Student Center has a large screen TV as well as various game tables. On Friday nights, study hall is shortened and dorms meet at 8:15 P.M. for residential curriculum activities including adventure education opportunities, guest speakers, games and contests. At 9:30 P.M. underclassmen return to the dorms for check-in while seniors have until 9:55 P.M. Lights-out is at 10:00 P.M. and for seniors at 11:00 P.M.
|Day students are fully integrated into campus life and enjoy our picturesque grounds and extensive facilities. Lockers are available for their books and belongings, and they are welcome to stay for dinner if they remain on campus for an evening activity.|
Wednesdays and Saturdays are half-days, with Saturday comprising the second half of Wednesday in terms of the academic schedule. Students meet with their advisors on Wednesday mornings and athletic competitions are held in the afternoon on both days. Students also have permission to sign-out with their houseparents and walk into Litchfield's quaint and historic town center in the afternoons after fulfilling all of their school-related obligations. Unique shops, bakeries, and restaurants abound as well as more familiar destinations such as CVS, Rite Aid, Dunkin' Donuts and Stop & Shop.