Launched in 2001, Rossman School’s Family Program provides a forum for character development and community building. Each student becomes a member of a Rossman family when they enroll and remain a part of that family until they graduate. Led by a teacher or administrator, families include a child from each grade level. Once a month, families gather to participate in a group activity and/or discussion, typically focusing on a specific character trait. Through the Family Program, students develop relationships with children across grade levels and an adult with whom they may not otherwise have regular contact.