Daily recesses and twice-weekly physical education classes involve
all students in physical activity and are led by a P.E. teacher.
Outdoor playfields and the school gym are used for this program.
Music instruction is led by a specialist in the primary grades. Band
instruction is offered to 4th - 8th graders. Third graders also learn to play recorders. Students of 4th - 8th grades
may also participate on handbell teams as part of the music program.
Choir is offered to students of grades 6-8 as a fine arts elective.
Weekly, formal art instruction involves all classes and students at Forest Hills. Art activities are also integrated into various subject areas. The art classroom is housed in the Primary Building.
Primary students are learning Spanish in conjunction with their twice weekly music classes.
Technology is integrated across the grade levels. Primary students utilize iPads to extend learning. Intermediate grade students have access to a fully-equipped computer lab in their building. Middle school students are each equipped with a Chromebook laptop which they carry from class to class and utilize for homework.
Students in grades K-5 spend time each week in the school library, listening and browsing through the school's book collection. Upper grade students write a major research paper in their Writing class and utilize the book collection of the public library.
Forest Hills cooperates with local school districts through and utilizes funds to provide special reading assistance to qualified students in K-5. Some additional assistance is available to students with special needs.