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Posted Friday, Oct 21, 2016 8:42:25 AM
On October 5, three Forman students (Kamryn Smith '17, Julia Vanasco '17, and Yasmine Ghandour '17) were in Litchfield and stumbled upon a house with a sign asking the community to pray for Isaac, a 12 year-old boy with leukemia. They knocked on the door and asked if they could help in some way. The mother was very thankful.
Posted Thursday, Oct 13, 2016 9:20:27 AM
Christin Bass has over a decade of experience as an educator, having taught Literacy, Language Arts, and Learning Strategies to students with learning differences. This year, she transitioned into the role of Institute Instructional Coach at Forman after six years as a teacher in the Institute for Cognition and Learning.
Posted Monday, Oct 10, 2016 5:02:31 PM
It was a crisp, colorful autumn day for the Forman Admission Open House! Prospective families gathered on October 10, 2016 for a lively and informative visit.
Posted Monday, Oct 10, 2016 3:28:00 PM
On October 8, a full team of alumni took the Forman School field to face off against our Boys' Varsity Soccer team.
Posted Thursday, Oct 6, 2016 11:55:00 AM
Forman School is pleased to announce that Scott M. Sutherland '69 has been elected President of the Board of Trustees. Sutherland, who is President of the McKellan Group, Inc., has been a member of the Board for over 25 years and has held numerous impactful roles at the School.
Posted Wednesday, Oct 5, 2016 4:47:00 PM
It was the "happiest day of the year" on Tuesday, October 5 at Forman School's annual Grandparents' and Special Friends' Day! Read below to find out why.
Posted Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 3:58:00 PM
This year marks the beginning of the Big Brother/Big Sister Program at Forman. "This program developed out of a conversation with the prefects from last year as I learned about some of our stronger student role models, and the effect they had on freshmen at the time," Leader Kyle Halloran '05 says. "This program will serve as a mentorship opportunity."
Posted Monday, Sep 26, 2016 3:30:00 PM
Matthew Hyland '00 is one of seven New York City-based entrepreneurs recently featured on the popular social news and media site, BuzzFeed. The outlet asked them advice on "building a business from the ground up in the Big Apple."
Posted Monday, Sep 26, 2016 9:10:00 AM
This year marks the 10-year anniversary of the Boat Building Program at Forman! The Olson Outdoor Education Center was dedicated in 2006 in the memory of Matt Olson '93. It was opened to serve Forman Boatworks as well as all of the School's outdoor pursuits. To celebrate the occasion, Wendy Welshans, Director of Outdoor Leadership, brought her students to Bantam Lake for a flotilla on Wednesday, September 21. Eight Forman-made boats were launched onto the water and the students rowed heartily and enjoyed pizza afterwards.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 2:04:00 PM
Most students go home for the summer and spend their time hanging out with friends, vacationing, or working a local job. For Jake Melcher '17, it's a little bit different. This summer, Melcher was named the 2015-'16 Firefighter of the Year at the annual Vista Fire Department Annual Inspection Dinner. At the VFD, he is now the top responder and the youngest recipient to receive this distinction.
Posted Monday, Sep 12, 2016 4:45:00 PM
Forman School welcomed 210 students from 24 U.S. states and 15 countries for the 2016-'17 academic year. 75 new students arrived on campus Thursday, September 8 and returning students attended registration on Saturday, September 10.
Posted Tuesday, Sep 6, 2016 11:28:00 AM
As the 2016 Paralympic Games begin on September 7 in Rio de Janeiro, a member of the Forman School community will grace the waters of Brazil. Laura Goodkind '04 recently secured a place on the United States rowing team.
Posted Friday, Sep 2, 2016 11:15:00 AM
Congratulations to photographer David Berg '05, who is currently showing his work at an exhibit titled Culture Shock at the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts (CMCArts).
Posted Thursday, Sep 1, 2016 4:10:18 PM
Ten Forman employees were honored this week for 20+ years at the School!
Posted Friday, Aug 26, 2016 11:47:00 AM
Forman School is pleased to welcome 10 new faculty members for the 2016-'17 academic year. This group of highly qualified and passionate educators began orientation on Monday, August 22.
Posted Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 10:14:00 AM
Just in time for the new academic year, Town Vibe Magazine has made some recommendations for students who learn differently in their September/October 2016 issue. Article author Amy Oringel says, "When one size does not fit all, there are many school options." One such option, she notes, is Forman School.
Posted Friday, Jul 29, 2016 11:39:00 AM
The theme for our fourth and final week is "Plan for Yourself." As we wind up a fantastic July, students have been prompted to think about how they will use the skills they have learned when they transition into school in September.
Posted Friday, Jul 22, 2016 11:44:00 AM
"Advocate for Yourself" is the theme for week three of Forman Summer 2016. During morning meeting each day, students practiced mindfulness in the form of meditation, body scan, walking meditation, and mindful listening. As students become more aware of their strengths and more comfortable with themselves as learners, it is important for them to also be able and willing to speak on their own behalf.
Posted Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 11:05:00 AM
We are delighted to announce a new addition to the Forman Admission Team! Wayne Clarke joins us this July and will serve as the Associate Director.
Posted Monday, Jul 18, 2016 4:21:00 PM
Week two of Forman Summer 2016 has been action-packed. The theme this week is "Assist Yourself," so students have explored the different ways they can help themselves reach their goals and be successful in and out of school.
Posted Friday, Jul 15, 2016 10:41:00 AM
Forman Summer 2016 is off to a great start. The theme this week (July 5-10) is "Know Yourself," so students have been given opportunities in the academic classrooms to identify their strengths, challenges, goals, and passions.
Posted Wednesday, Jul 6, 2016 3:07:00 PM
The third year of Forman School's revamped Summer Program has begun! 48 students and their families from 11 states and 9 countries were given a warm welcome on Tuesday, July 5, for the four-week coed boarding and day program.
Posted Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 1:48:11 PM
Forman School held a celebratory groundbreaking ceremony for a new Visual and Performing Arts Center on Friday, May 27, 2016 from 3:00-4:00pm on campus. Head of School Adam K. Man, along with Trustees Louise Hoppe Finnerty P'11, President of the Board, and Frederick M. Lione, Jr. P'91, Head of Buildings and Grounds all spoke at the event.
Posted Monday, Jun 20, 2016 11:47:00 AM
We are deeply saddened to inform the Forman School community that Christine McCarty, a beloved former faculty member, passed away on Friday, June 10, 2016.
Posted Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 2:35:00 PM
Congratulations to Alex Martin '16 and Brendan Wilson '18 for winning the 2016 Halo Award for Best Stage Management! Judges from Seven Angels Theatre lauded Forman's winter Into the Woods Performance.
Posted Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 1:40:30 PM
School is almost over, which means a long break to soak in the summer rays. It can also mean spending months forgetting most of the skills you learned during the academic year. But is it possible to have the best of both worlds?
Posted Tuesday, May 31, 2016 4:24:00 PM
Congratulations to the Class of 2016! Our seniors continue Forman's tradition of 100% college placement, with over 200 college acceptances between the 66 students. We wish our new graduates the best, from their time now at colleges, universities, and gap year programs to what is ahead in their future endeavors.
Posted Saturday, May 28, 2016 1:36:00 PM
Forman School graduated 66 students on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at the School's annual Commencement Exercises. The Manchester Pipe Band led the traditional academic processional on the bagpipes. Faculty members followed and then new Forman graduates processed to their seats next to the historic Graduation Tree on The Green.
Posted Thursday, May 26, 2016 3:26:00 PM
Three students from Forman School have been nominated for the 2016 Halo Awards! These are the "premium high school theatre awards in Connecticut presented by Seven Angels Theatre" says Thinking and Writing Chair and Forman Ensemble Players Director Lily Chen.
Posted Thursday, May 26, 2016 11:12:08 AM
US Lacrosse has named Forman School's Jackson Parker '16 as a High School Academic All-American! He is the first ever Academic All-American for Lacrosse at Forman, and is followed by three US High School Lacrosse All-Americans at Forman in recent years: Patrick Charles '13, Connor Hall '15, and Thomas Nelson '16. Parker was also announced as the recipient of the Sportsmanship Award at Forman's Spring 2016 Athletic Awards.


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12 Norfolk Road, P.O. Box 80, Litchfield, CT 06759
Phone: 860.567.8712
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Forman School is a coeducational, preparatory boarding and day school for grades 9-PG exclusively dedicated to empowering bright students who learn differently.




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