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Students and staff of Sections 6 and 7 arranged a fabulous fundraiser free-throw event for Hoops of Hope.
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Hoops of Hope contributors focus on their free throw efforts with great success.
Washington, CT - The Devereux Glenholme students of Sections 6 and 7 joined the efforts of thousands across the nation as they raised money for children affected by HIV and AIDS around the world with Hoops of Hope, the world’s largest free-throw marathon.  The students’ fundraising efforts at Glenholme began in mid-November with a direct-solicitation endeavor by students to families, friends and faculty which culminated on December 3rd in the school’s gymnasium with a free-throw marathon raising nearly $1,600 for an exceptional cause.

The students demonstrated a sense of pride and accomplishment as the results of this engaging fundraising effort concluded successfully. The funds raised by Glenholme stduent for Hoops of Hope will be used for constructing a medical clinic in Chilala, Zambia; provide 450 bicycles and 750 mosquito nets to AIDS caregivers in Sinazongwe, Sambia; build dormitories for the Jonathan Sim Legacy School in Twachiyanda, Zambia; and 10 care centers in Swaziland.

Glenholme has traditionally experienced 100% student-participation in volunteer efforts such as fundraising for Hoops of Hope. Volunteering not only helps others, it improves self-satisfaction and self-esteem, leadership skills, social skills, the ability to multi-task and much more. The student’s efforts are well on their way to exceeding the fundraising success of prior years.

Devereux Glenholme is an exceptional boarding school for students with special needs, which offers an individually prescribed 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 10-18 and postgraduates. We prepare graduates for continued education in traditional day 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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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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