Edwin Forrest Elementary School
7300 Cottage Street
Providing all students with the academic,
technological & social skills needed
to be productive & contributing citizens in our society.
Our PreambleWe the members of Forrest Elementary School in order to form a more cohesive learning environment, establish respect for all, insure fairness, provide for common courtesy, promote health, happiness, and friendships, and secure freedom to be individuals while accepting others feelings and uniqueness do adopt and accept this Constitution for Edwin Forrest Elementary School.
Message from the Principal
CONGRATULATIONS to the following students who received awards for their projects at the Carver Science Fair held at the Academy of Natural Sciences from February 20 to the 22, 2013. The winners are:
6th Grade Earth Science & Education Achievement Alliance Award for Excellence in Science
6th grade Team project
4th Grade Life Science
Thank you Mrs. K. Patterson for your dedication to the promotion of Science education at Forrest Elementary.
CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of our Spelling Bee who will move on to represent our school at the Fifth Grade Spelldown and the Regional Spelling Bee on March 9, 2013 at The School of the Future. The winners are:
J. Hartie (alternate)
D. Melendez (alternate)
From Ms. Patricia Evans, Principal:
We once again welcome you to the Forrest School website. It is our aim that every child arrives on time and every day of the 2012-2013 school year. The administration and staff look forward to providing your chilren with unique and challenging learning experiences. We continue to promote parental involvement at Forrest. With your support and our Home and School's support we will once again have many successful events.Forrest is proud to announce that we are ranked number 1 in Academic Region 6!
Parents of students in Grades 3-6 are reminded that PSSA testing will begin on Monday April 8, 2013. Your students and our staff have been working hard to ensure that we make Annual Yearly Progress.
We are glad you are visiting us in cyberspace. Please visit our Parent Page for information on the School District raduation Policy, important numbers, Home and School information, and uniform policy. We look forward to seeing you at all of our sponsored events.
Points of Pride at Forrest:
Two Members of Forrest Honored
Two members of the Forrest Family have recently been honored:
Principal, Patricia Evans has been named a distinguished administrator by the Lindback Foundation.
Sharon Mora, Technology Teacher Leader, had been named the Dr. Ruth Wright Hayre Teacher of the year. Watch the presentation of the award.
Anneberg Foundation Grant
Annenberg Distributed Leadership ProgramForrest School is proud to be a Distributed Leadership School. This initiative is a four-year program designed to build a stronger, more cohesive leadership team aimed at improving the instructional focus of our school and improving student outcomes. Some of the training provided by the Annenberg/PENN Distributed Leadership Program this past summer were: Differentiated Instruction, Professional Learning Communities, Analyzing Data, and Team Building. Forrest team members are Ms. Evans, Principal, Mrs. Zaidman, Mrs. Rafferty, Mrs. Mora, and our coach Mrs. Waterford.