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Cocoa Cafe Continues to Grow with Great Inspiration

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Cocoa Cafe Preptime
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Jake S stepped in to coordinate the Cocoa Cafe performances with Nicole P and Annabel O.
Cocoa Cafe Kolbe & Joe
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Joe E and Kolbe H capture the attention of the crowd with two spectacular Cocoa Cafe segments. They performed a scene from "Rainmaker" and pictured here, they sang "I'll Never Fall In Love Again."
Cocoo Cafe Sam
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Seasoned musical performer, Sam G, shared his piano solo "Let It Be" by the Beatles. First for a warm-up and a second time while blindfolded.
Cocoa Cafe Diego
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Diego M, a regular Cocoa Cafe performer, showed his comfort with the crowd as he shared a wonderful guitar solo.
Washington, CT - Cocoa Café continues to grow with great inspiration. On the evening of Wednesday, February 24, over 30 students filled the school’s theater with enthusiasm for the “Inspiration” themed evening. Performances included improv; readings of original writings including song lyrics, essays, and novel segments; skits, songs, and instrumental performances. Preceding each performance, the artist relayed to the audience how they found inspiration in their presentation.

Cocoa Café, the monthly arts offering provides students with a comfortable setting which inspires them to hone their talents in song, dance, speech and stand-up and the results are evident in their improved self-confidence as performers and artists. Only one year since its inception, the regular Cocoa Café performers demonstrate ease in front of their audience of peers, staff and onlookers; their transformation into experienced artist and actors is evident.

Watch for more excitement; the next Cocoa Café is scheduled for Tuesday, March 30.

The Glenholme School, a Devereux Center, 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
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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: