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Rumson School District Newsletter

 December 2017 Newsletter

HIB Information
District Anti-Bullying Specialists
Jessica Piernik, Deane-Porter
Contact Information:
      732-842-0383 x409
Nancy Pearson, Forrestdale
Contact Information:
      732-842-0330 x455

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator

Kerri Walsifer
Contact Information:
     732-842-0383 x316

Affirmative Action Info

District Affirmative Action and Title IX Officer
Michael Snyder, Supervisor of Special Education

Contact Information:

District 504 Officer
Kerri Walsifer, Supervisor of Guidance

Contact information:
     732-842-0383 x316

District Affirmative Action Team

Spencer Austin, School Psychologist
Kerri Walsifer, Supervisor of Guidance
Michael Snyder, Supervisor of Special Education
Jessica Piernik, Guidance Counselor
Nancy Pearson, Guidance Counselor

Homeless Liaison
Michael Snyder, Supervisor of Special Education

Contact Information:
Information for Parents


English as a Second Language (ESL) Coordinator
Michael Snyder, Supervisor of Special Education



"Igniting Potential"

The Rumson School District ignites the potential of its learners by growing, inspiring, and cultivating personal excellence academically, socially, and emotionally.

Friday, December 22, 2017 
1:00 pm Dismissal Day
Winter Break Begins

January 2, 2018 
School Opens - Full Day


News & Announcements

18-19 Kindergarten Open House and Registration (pdf)

Rumson School District Water Testing Results (pdf)

Rumson BOE and District Goals 2017-2018 (1) (pdf)
17-18 Board of Education Goals and District Goals.

Bottle Filling Station Initiative Thank you (pdf)
The Rumson School District thanks you for supporting The Forrestdale Spirit Club and the Bottle Filling Station Initiative.

2017 Student Orientation Presentations
2017 Student Orientation Presentations for:
  • PreK Orientation
  • Kindergarten Orientation
  • Grade 4 Orientation
  • DP New Student Orientation
  • FD New Student Orientation

Monmouth County Special Needs Registry
The Monmouth County Special Needs Registry is a voluntary service open to all citizens with special needs who reside, attend school or are employed in Monmouth County...

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)_3 (pdf)
Parents have the right under the 2015 Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to request information regarding the professional qualifications of their studentsí teachers and paraprofessionals.

Rumson School District Social Media
You can follow the Rumson School District on Social Media:
  • For those of you that use Twitter you can now follow us at @Rumsonbulldawgs
  • For those of you that use Facebook you can now follow us at Rumson School District page (there are several, the official one is the one with the picture of Forrestdale School and a Bulldog)
  • NEW for 17-18 For those of you that use Instagram you can follow us at bormannjohn.
  • For those of you who want to receive reminder notifications through Remind for Deane Porter School from Mrs. Feeney please text @Bulldogsdp to 81010 (ex. bus pickup is late, spirit days, Back to School Nights, etc.)
  • For those of you who want to receive reminder notifications through Remind for Forrestdale from Mrs. Gibbons please text @BulldogsFD to 81010 (ex. bus pickup is late, spirit days, Back to School Nights, etc.)
  • For those of you who want to receive reminder notifications through Remind for the Rumson School District from Dr. Bormann please text @rumsonsd to 81010 (ex. board meeting events, school accolades, safety or security reminders, etc.)

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Rumson School App
The mobile app has been updated with new information and functionality. Please delete the old version and install the new version for Android and Apple phones.

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Upcoming Events
Fri Dec 15
DP Winter Concert Snow Date
Tue Dec 19
FD Concert 10AM
Wed Dec 20
FD Concert Snowdate
BOE PD 6:30 pm
BOE Meeting 7:30 pm
Fri Dec 22
Mon Dec 25
Tue Dec 26
Wed Dec 27
Thu Dec 28

Press Releases
Rumson Teacher Collaborates with Scholastic Scope Magazine (pdf)
FD Nov Press Release - Puth's Piano (pdf)
November Press Release - DP Google Expeditions AR (pdf)
October Press release - Deane-Porter Halloween Parade (pdf)
Press Release Rumson School District Pillars of Character Education (pdf)
Rumson Teachers selected as Alfred Lerner Fellows (pdf)
Rumson Press Release- Preschool (pdf)
RUMSON SCHOOL DISTRICT Press Release PARCC-NJASK Recognition (pdf)
Forrestdale School Debate Team Victory - Press Release (pdf)
Operation Oyster: Oyster Restoration Program (pdf)
100 NJ Districts Elementary and Middle Schools that scored highest on 2017 PARCC
SpEd-Press Release-Paraeducators (pdf)
Deane-Porter started with a Boom - Press Release (pdf)
Operation Oyster Press Release (pdf)
DP & FD Achieve Sustainability Certification (pdf)
2017 NJ Sustainable Schools List Announced (pdf)
Shoa educators receive JFR Lerner (pdf)
Tri-District Special Education Academy with BCBA's Guide to Executive Functioning (pdf)
Music In the Park 2017 (pdf)
American Heart Association - Wellness Week Event (pdf)
Rumson School District Ignites Potential Through Acceptance (pdf)
Rumson & kidz Speed Racing towards a brighter future (pdf)
National History Day (pdf)
Rumsonís Preschool Welcomes itís Newest Bulldogs (pdf)
Dr.Seuss' B'day Ignites Students' Potential in Rumson (pdf)
Rumson School Ignites Potential of Sustainability (pdf)
Lunch With a Loved One 2017 (pdf)
6th Graders Help to Ignite the Potential in Others (pdf)
2017 Rumson Honors Teachers of the Year (pdf)
Guys & Dolls Jr. PressRelease (pdf)
Rumson School District Wellness Committee (pdf)
Rumson School District Continues Partnership with Chhange at Brookdale (pdf)
Special Ed Tri-District Transition Press Release -Final (pdf)
Future City Press Release (pdf)
Community in Kindergarten - Rumson Press Release (pdf)