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Posted Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017 1:20:00 PM
"Advocate for Yourself" is the theme for week three of Forman Summer 2017. 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 Friday, Jul 14, 2017 3:00:00 PM
Week two of Forman Summer 2017 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. Teachers introduced a variety of assistive strategies such as setting phone reminders, spell check, and choosing to sit away from friends who might be a distraction during dorm meetings.
Posted Friday, Jul 7, 2017 3:00:00 PM
Forman Summer 2017 is off to a great start! The theme this week is "Know Yourself," so students have been given opportunities in the academic classrooms to identify their strengths, challenges, goals, and passions. For example, in Mr. Bucklin's writing classes, students are exploring Thoreau's connection with the natural world and how they can use the trees, rocks, and the stream as symbolic representations of themselves.
Posted Friday, Jul 7, 2017 9:16:00 AM
The Forman School Summer Program is in its fourth year and keeps getting bigger and better! The coed boarding and day program, which runs for four weeks, welcomed 71 students from 12 counties and 16 states.
Posted Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017 8:35:57 AM
Forman School welcomed over 50 friends and neighbors from the Litchfield community to a wine and cheese reception on Thursday, June 7. Adam K. Man and Beth Man hosted the event at their home on Norfolk Road.
Posted Saturday, May 27, 2017 11:53:14 AM
Forman School graduated 50 students on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the School's annual Commencement Exercises. The Manchester Pipe Band led the traditional academic processional on the bagpipes, followed by underclassmen, faculty members, and the new Forman graduates. Everyone was seated next to the historic Graduation Tree on The Green.
Posted Friday, May 26, 2017 3:18:42 PM
The 2017-'18 Student Leaders have been announced! All Student Leaders participated in a thorough application process including written intent for the desired position, interviews, and faculty and student voting.
Posted Friday, May 26, 2017 1:52:00 PM
Forman School is proud to announce that two postgraduate student-athletes have committed to play collegiate athletics. This news comes only weeks after three seniors signed with Mitchell College. Taylor McNair '17 and Ian Fargo '17 participated in respective signing ceremonies on Tuesday, May 23. Taylor will be joining the Women's Basketball team at NCAA Division III Curry College and Ian will row with Grand Valley State University.
Posted Wednesday, May 24, 2017 11:55:00 AM
The Spring Sports Awards Banquet took place the evening of Monday, May 22, 2017. It was an impressive season for many of our student-athletes, who showed great improvement, leadership, and teamwork. In addition to students, the coaches were recognized for their dedication to their teams. "Thank you to all our athletes and coaches for a wonderful year and all your hard work. I appreciate your time in all you do to help make our seasons so successful," Director of Athletics Scott McCarty '76 said.
Posted Saturday, May 20, 2017 4:53:00 PM
The Forman School Academic Awards for the 2016-'17 school year took place on Friday, May 19 at 3:15pm in the Johnson Art Center. Teachers from each department presented the awards to each student and congratulated them on a job well done.
Posted Wednesday, May 10, 2017 10:36:00 AM
The Forman crew team participated in the annual Founders Day Regatta on Lake Waramaug this past Sunday. Four Forman boats took to the waters (two varsity, two novice) in this venerated multi-school race, which was established in 1959 by host school The Gunnery.
Posted Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 10:58:00 AM
After what felt like a long winter in Litchfield, Connecticut, Spring Parents' Weekend at Forman School arrived with blooming tulips, bright sunshine, and singing birds.
Posted Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 11:13:00 AM
Fourteen Forman students were inducted into the National Honor Society during morning assembly on Monday, April 24. New members of the prestigious group were honored in a traditional ceremony.
Posted Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 1:55:08 PM
Matt Troy '18 didn't allow a hit in seven innings as the Forman Lions defeated Christian Heritage 7-0 on Monday.
Posted Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 4:01:15 PM
Forman School to the rescue! The Animal Rescue Club at the School gathered a sizable donation to For the Love of Labs Rescue, and the organization is showing great appreciation for the gesture! "A HUGE thank you to the Animal Rescue Club at Forman School in Litchfield, CT for their donation of leashes, collars, toys and treats for our rescue pups! We look forward to working with the Club in the future," the group wrote on their Facebook page.
Posted Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017 11:14:00 AM
Forman School honored 11 employees, all of whom will reach 25 years of service or more to the School in 2017. Head of School Adam K. Man and with his wife, Beth, hosted a celebratory dinner at their home on Friday, April 7, 2017. Members of the Board of Trustees were in attendance to honor the dedicated faculty and staff members.
Posted Friday, Apr 7, 2017 10:54:00 AM
With a long tradition of sending graduates to play collegiate athletics, Forman School is proud to announce that three students have committed to Mitchell College starting in fall 2017. On Wednesday, April 6, an official signing day ceremony took place on campus for Quinn Outerbridge '17 (soccer), Dylan Thambirasa '17 (soccer), and Jesse Newberry Sacks '17 (Lacrosse).
Posted Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017 4:52:00 PM
The decision of where to attend high school is an important one. And for the students who were accepted at Forman School for the 2017-'18 year, Revisit Day was the perfect opportunity to envision themselves as members of the community. Through gray skies and light drizzle all day, it felt like the sun was shining for the new Lions, who were beaming with excitement about their new school.
Posted Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 2:18:00 PM
Mazwe Cuba '18 moves to his own beat. Literally. Settled in a modern lime green chair at Forman School's new, state-of-the-art Ingenuity Lab, the junior from South Africa begins explaining his project with a vocal exercise.
Posted Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 3:48:16 PM
After playing in the Housatonic Valley Athletic League (HVAL) Championship, Forman School basketball stars JT Papa '17 and Luke Willson '17 were named to the All-HVAL First Team. The two student-athletes, who have been vital to the Boys' Varsity Basketball team's success, were also recognized in the region. The New England Prep School Men's Basketball Association (NEPSMBA) recently named their 2016-'17 New England Boys' Class D All-Stars, with Papa being selected for the First Team and Willson making Honorable Mention.
Posted Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017 11:46:00 AM
Taylor McNair '17 has had a dynamite postgraduate year at Forman School, and it's not over yet. The Girls' Varsity Basketball Captain has led her team to the league championship, she was named a First Team All-Star in the Housatonic Valley Athletic League (HVAL) and the New England Prep School Women's Basketball Association, her grades have improved dramatically, and her college prospects are very promising.
Posted Friday, Mar 10, 2017 11:15:00 AM
Laura Baldini '92 vividly remembers the "Outward Bound style" canoeing trip in Canada she took with Wendy Welshans and a small group of students during one spring break. A self-described "city girl," Laura credits that trip with bringing out her adventurous side and taught her that she could do anything: "That trip taught me about taking risks."
Posted Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 3:34:00 PM
Creativity runs deep in Forman's Ingenuity Program, from the unique student projects all the way to the program logo itself. Forman has won the Gold at the 32nd Educational Advertising Awards for the School's new Ingenuity Program Logo design.
Posted Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017 3:58:03 PM
Once a Lion, always a Lion. That's a phrase we say a lot here at Forman School, and it's just as true on campus as it is across the globe. As chance would have it, a group of Forman students headed to Rome and Pompeii for an "Ancient Wonders" educational Winterim trip. And it turned out that among the relics of Italy, it was the modern wonder of social media that brought one of the most meaningful experiences to the adventure.
Posted Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 2:04:00 PM
Fresh off a Housatonic Valley Athletic League (HVAL) championship win, three athletes on Forman School's Girls Varsity Basketball team were named All-Stars for the 2016-'17 winter season. Congratulations to Taylor McNair '17 and Dani Oddo '18, who were selected as First Team HVAL and New England All-Stars, and Courtney Schullery '18, who was chosen as a Second Team HVAL All-Star.
Posted Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017 11:56:00 AM
Forman Robotics has seen great success recently, but our current students aren't the only members of the community with an affinity for this 21st century pursuit. Max Bales '14 says building robots is something he "dabbles in from time to time." What he considers to be a hobby, however, others like ABC, call a gift. When the television network revived the early-2000s Comedy Central show, Battlebots, Max and a group of like-minded friends and family members were some of the first to be invited to participate as a team.
Posted Friday, Feb 24, 2017 4:09:00 PM
In only its second year, Forman Robotics has been named runner-up in a major competition. Matthew Madsen '17 and Captain Christopher Mann '17 of Advanced Robotics Team 1930B came in second out of 40 teams in the Starstruck VEX Robotics game in the CTEEA University of New Haven Robotics Competition.
Posted Friday, Feb 24, 2017 3:27:30 PM
Sean Padgett of Forman School has been named the Assistant Wrestling Coach of the Year in all of New England. He was honored at Hyde School in Bath, ME on Friday, February 17 by the New England Independent School Wrestling Association (NEISWA).
Posted Friday, Feb 24, 2017 2:23:00 PM
Both the Boys' and Girls' Varsity Basketball teams have earned a place in the Housatonic Valley Athletic League championship game after a hard-fought tournament.
Posted Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 4:39:00 PM
The Winter 2016-'17 Athletic Awards took place on Monday, February 20 in Peirce Dining Hall at Forman School. Athletes and coaches enjoyed a banquet with delicious food and coaches then honored our outstanding athletes. Athletic Director Scott McCarty '76 said, "Thank you all for a wonderful night. I appreciate the time and commitment by both our students and our faculty. Good luck to all our teams in the coming week. Go Lions!"

 

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