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Welcome To Edwin Forrest School

Our Mission
Edwin Forrest Elementary School will foster achievement, academics, and future leaders. We allow for diversities and unique learning styles that enable children to become lifelong learners through the use of critical thinking, problem solving, and real life application.

 

Shared Values

We believe it is important to establish an educational foundation that enables children to become responsible, lifelong learners through the use of critical thinking, problem solving, and real life experiences.
We believe every child can and will achieve in a secure teaching environment, when teachers, staff, and families allow for diversity and unique learning styles.
We believe that every student should enter Forrest Elementary School feeling safe. We, as educators, will provide an environment that affords every child an opportunity to reach his or her highest potential regardless of age, gender, race, religion, or socio-economic background. We will strive for all children to reach proficiency across all academic and social areas.
We believe that we, the staff of Forrest School, are dedicated to the establishment of a safe, nurturing, educational environment where all students will be challenged to reach and achieve to their fullest academic potential.
We believe that we, the staff of Forrest School, are committed to promoting high academic achievement so that our students will become productive members of society and life-long learners.
We believe that Forrest fosters achievement, academics, and future leaders.

Core Beliefs

We believe all children can learn at high levels while working to their best ability.
We believe all children can reach their learning potential and that the achievement gap can be narrowed.
We believe we have an impact on children’s lives.
We believe that all children should be educated in a safe and orderly environment.

Important Dates

December Dates:
December 1: Box Tops starts

December 4: 1st to the 15th Winter Wishes will be sold by the Home & School Association.

December 7: Second grade trip (102, 203, 209) to the Philadelphia Museum of Arts

December 8: Early Dismissal @ 12:00 PM for all students

December 12: Hanukkah starts

December 13: PECO Workshop for Parents @9 AM in PEC Building

December 14: Second grade trip (205, 206) to the Philadelphia Museum of Arts

December 18 & 19: Home and School Holiday Bazaar

December 20: Kindergarten trip to see “Beauty and The Beast”

December 21: Winter Music Program

December 25: Christmas

December 26: Kwanzaa

December 25 – January 2: Winter Recess – School is Closed

School resumes on January 3, 2018