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Devereux Glenholme Delivered Holiday Cheer

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Devereux Glenholme Delivered Holiday Cheer
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On December 18, Devereux Glenholme's Executive Assistant, Julie Smallwood, delivered holiday cheer to Holly Slupatchuk and her daughters. Second photo is a selection of the gifts Devereux Glenholme staff and students amassed in their campus-wide Adopt-A-Family effort.
Washington, CT - The Devereux Glenholme School delivered holiday cheer to two local families through their Second Annual Adopt-A-Family program. Devereux Glenholme sponsored a family from The Women’s Center of Greater Danbury for the second consecutive year along with a New Milord family of three, their first direct school-to-family sponsorship. Through the connections of friends, Holly Slupatchuk received an abundance of gifts to adorn the space beneath her tree this holiday season, the same for the Women’s Center family.

The Adopt-A-Family success is a direct result of the caring Devereux Glenholme community; the school’s staff, faculty and students pulled together for this single gift-giving purpose. The students of Section 2 ran a campus-wide sale of baked goods and hand-made ornaments while the faculty organized a special auction. Combined these two groups raised over $700 toward the gifts for our special families, which supplemented the spectacular gift giving efforts of the entire school.

The Devereux Glenholme School will continue to warm the hearts of special families each holiday season with their Adopt-a-Family program; reaching out annually to The Women’s Center of Greater Danbury and others who are in need of extra holiday cheer.

The Devereux Glenholme School is an exceptional boarding school for students with special needs, which offers a meticulously hand-crafted learning environment with a steadfast academic curriculum. Using our effective, individualized services, we apply a positive behavior support model focused on development of social skills and lifelong strategies for success. The school’s milieu therapy addresses varying levels of academic, social and special needs development in boys and girls ages 9-21. We prepare graduates for continued education in traditional day schools, boarding schools, colleges and universities. For more information about The Devereux Glenholme School and its program, visit http://www.theglenholmeschool.org/.

 

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The Glenholme School is accredited as an independent boarding school for children with special needs by The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, with diploma granting privileges. Glenholme is a member of the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools, licensed by the Connecticut Department of Children and Families, and approved by the Connecticut Board of Education, New Jersey Department of Education, California Department of Education, and the New York State Education Department.The Glenholme School, 81 Sabbaday Lane, Washington, Connecticut 06793, phone: 860-868-7377, fax: 860-868-7894, email: info@theglenholmeschool.org

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