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Rumson School District Newsletter

June 2019 Newsletter

HIB Information
District Anti-Bullying Specialists
Judge Ellis, PreK-8
Contact Information:
     732-842-0383 x316

Jessica Piernik, PreK-3

Contact Information:
      732-842-0330 x409
Allie Copman, Gr. 4, 5
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Nancy Pearson, Gr. 6 - 8
Contact Information:
      732-842-0383 x455

District Anti-Bullying Coordinator

Dr. John Bormann
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Affirmative Action Info

District Affirmative Action, Title IX Officer, 504 Officer
Michael Snyder, Supervisor of Special Education

Contact Information:

District Affirmative Action Team

Spencer Austin, School Psychologist
Michael Snyder, Supervisor of Special Education
Jessica Piernik, School Counselor
Allie Copman, School Counselor
Nancy Pearson, School Counselor

Homeless Liaison
Michael Snyder, Supervisor of Special Education

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Information for Parents


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

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Mission Statement K-8 School District

"Igniting Potential"

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


Wednesday, June 19th - 1:00 pm Dismissal 



Deane-Porter / Forrestdale Main Offices and District Office hours:

6/24-6/28/19 Mon-Fri - 8:30am-2:30pm
7/01-8/22/19 Mon-Thur - 8:30am-2:30pm
7/05,12,19,26, & 8/2,9,16,23 Fridays Closed
8/26-8/30/19 Mon-Fri - 8:30am-2:30pm
9/02-School Closed Labor Day
9/05-06 School Opens for students -1:00pm Dismissal

News & Announcements

Rumson School District Water Testing Results (pdf)
Our school system is committed to protecting students, teachers, and staffs health. To protect our community and be in compliance with the Dept. of Education regulations, Rumson Board of Education tested our schools' drinking water for lead.

Monmouth County Health Dept. Newsletter

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
Wed Jun 19
1:00 pm Dismissal
BOE Mtg. 7:30 pm
Thu Jun 20
1:00 pm Dismissal - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

Press Releases
Press Release - Forrestdale Middle School Students Practice their Teaching Skills (pdf)
Press Release - Rumson School District (pdf)
Press Release Wellness Month (pdf)
Forrestdale Debate Team Press Release 5.7.19 (pdf)
FD participates in Monmouth County G&T Event (pdf)
Deane-Porter STEM Makerspace Continuing to Educate Students about Local Conservation (pdf)
Mindfulness Matters (pdf)
Press Release_Rumson Peer Leaders Tackle Unconscious Bias (pdf)
Press Release_Rumson Girls Basketball Team Champions (pdf)
Rumson School District - 3rd Annual Preschool Performance (pdf)
MP 2 TREPS press release (pdf)
Kindergarten Teachers Present at Leadership Summit (pdf)
Rumson Announces Year 10 of Implementation of Integrated Pre-school Program (pdf)
Bringing Our School Community Together - press release (1) (pdf)
Longstreet Farm Press Release (pdf)
Are you smarter than a 5th grader press release (pdf)
Monmouth Students Take Marine Science Lessons to Rumson School
Rumson continues Partnership with Chhange (pdf)
Safety Comes First at Deane-Porter (pdf)
Rumson NJHS Induction_ Oct. 2018 (pdf)
Transitional Kindergarten (pdf)
Charlie Puth Stunned Rumson Staff and Students (pdf)
Rock Your School (pdf)
Boomer Blast (pdf)
Rumson Pond Could Become the Newest Classroom for Students
Rumson Pond to Become An Outdoor Classroom
Rumson Teacher Selected 2018 Jewish Foundation for the Righteous Lerner Fellow


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