The Forum School

The Forum School is a private, non-profit, non-sectarian day program for developmentally atypical children through 21 years of age.

The Forum School offers a therapeutic educational environment for children who cannot be accommodated in a public school setting. Psycho-educational and behavioral techniques are utilized along with a structured, developmentally stimulating curriculum appropriate to each student's level. Classes, which are ungraded, are small, with a ratio of at least one adult for every two children.

Teachers, administrators, and consulting staff collaborate with the student's Child Study Team and parents to develop an Individualized Educational Program addressing his/her specific needs.

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2016-2017 School Calendar

2016-2017 Calendar

USDA Summer Food Program

The Summer Food Service Program ensures children from low income areas receive nutritious meals, including milk, when school is out for summer. Milk is an important summer meal component because it contains the nutrients kids need and proper nutrition leads to better school performance.

For summer meal locations, text “food” to 877-877 or call 1-866-3-HUNGRY.

Please visit www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks or call 609-292-4498 for more information.
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El Programa de Servicio de Alimentos de Verano asegura a los niños de las zonas de bajos ingresos reciben comidas nutritivas, incluyendo la leche, cuando no hay escuela para el verano. La leche es un importante componente de comida de verano, ya que contiene nutrientes que los niños necesitan una nutrición adecuada y conduce a un mejor rendimiento escolar.

Envie mensaje de texto “Food” al 877-877 o llama al 1-877-8-HAMBRE para encontrar ayuda en consenguir comida para tu familia.

Visita http://www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks para obtener más información.
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Important Information regarding PSE&G Construction Work

Please read the attached letter from PSE&G regarding construction work happening near The Forum School beginning on Monday, March 14th, 2016.

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SLE Community Partners

Structured Learning Experiences are experiential, supervised educational activities designed to expose students to the requirements and responsibilities of specific job titles, and to assist them in gaining employment skills and making career and educational decisions.

Click on the link below to see a list of our community partners. When you stop in PLEASE let them know how much you appreciate their giving the valuable experience to our Forum students!

Structured Learning Experiences community partners

Turkish Marbling Art Experience

A Turkish “EBRU” artist, Richard Aldorassi, held a workshop at our school on February 4, 2016. “EBRU” is a marbling art form of painting on water.
Our students actively participated in the process. They got to drip, rake and swirl the colors of paint. After the colorful design was created, they helped to print the design onto silk.
Each student received a portion of the silk painting as a reminder of the process.
A big “Thank You” to the Parents Association for bringing such an amazing ART EXPERIENCE to our students!

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Winter Recess Reminder

Just a reminder that The Forum School will be closed all next week 2/15/16 – 2/19/16 and will reopen on Monday 2/22/16!

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Early Dismissal 1/28/16

Reminder: The Forum School will dismiss all students at 1:00 pm on THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2016. Please remind your bus drivers!

The Forum School surprise visitor!

Thank you Santa for stopping by to visit the children on Monday, everyone had a wonderful time!!!
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Can you guess which one is our new chef?

Our new chef Joe and student Jose having some fun on Halloween!
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Food Drive at Stop & Shop

On Friday, October 23, several classes volunteered to collect at the local Stop & Shop for our annual food drive which is donated to a local food bank. Our outing was HUGE success! In addition to a large amount of food, we also collect about $250 in monetary donations! Thanks to all who participated and donated to this wonderful cause!
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"This school should be a model for statewide special education. Outstanding."

- A Forum Parent

"(My son) has already shown marked improvement and I relate that directly to his attendance at The Forum School."

- A Forum Parent