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Glenholme Celebrated the Importance of Grandparents

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Student Council President, Creighton H., with his grandmothers. Dorene H. sits to Creighton's left and Mary R. on his right.
Washington, CT - The Glenholme School celebrated the value of grandparents and the amazing affect they have in the lives of their grandchildren with their First Grandparent’s Day on September 19, 2008. Thirty family members journeyed to Glenholme from all over the country to enjoy the campus and the events of the day including student-led tours of the campus, to see classrooms, activity offerings such as the equestrian program, fitness room, go-kart track, movie theatre, drama and music, faculty presented several specifically successful programs they have instituted, health living and community service, along with a delightful buffet catered by the Pantry here in Washington.

These special individuals, grandparents and surrogate-grandparents alike, play a significant part in their devotion and support to the lives of these young students. They set an example for all to aspire to, as they teach, share, mentor and guide. We look forward to our Annual Grandparent’s Day at Glenholme becoming a new school tradition for our families.

The Glenholme School is an exceptional learning environment for young people with special needs. Set on over 100 acres in Washington, Connecticut, Glenholme is ideal for students, ages 11-21, with varying levels of academic, social and emotional development; as our philosophy is that the development of the whole student contributes to academic success. Glenholme is a Devereux center, whose goal is to prepare its graduates for continued education in traditional schools, boarding schools, colleges and universities. For more information about The Glenholme School and its program, visit http://www.theglenholmeschool.org/.


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