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Daffodil Days: Glenholme Students Raise Cancer Awareness and Fight for a Cure

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Dressed in spring colors and daffodil costumes Will, Amy, Matt, and Justin toured offices and classrooms educating students and staff while soliciting donations for the American Cancer Society.
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The Daffodil sales team received support from Glenholme Executive Director, Maryann Campbell.
Washington, CT - This February and March, the Glenholme Student Council is sponsoring a Daffodil Days event to support the American Cancer Society and to honor their teacher, who continues to battle the disease. Since 1946, the American Cancer Society has invested more than 3.5 billion in cancer research to determine its cause, to discover methods of prevention, and to find new cures. The Glenholme Student Council sees the Daffodil Days event as their chance to fight back against cancer by raising funds and awareness - their goal is to raise awareness in 100% of the Glenholme community.

Accompanied by students dressed as daffodils, the Student Council President toured the classrooms and offices of Glenholme to educate students and staff about the American Cancer Society's work, and to solicit donations. With a donation of $10 - $25, a staff may receive cut daffodils, potted plants, or stuffed bears, or may send a gift of hope to someone with cancer. A student who donates will have a card with his or her name posted on the main bulletin board in the schoolhouse.

By supporting the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days program, the Glenholme community provides hope to individuals with cancer and helps fight for a cure.

The Glenholme School is a therapeutic boarding school for young people diagnosed with Asperger's, ADHD, PDD, OCD, Tourette's, depression, anxiety, and various learning differences. The program provides a treatment milieu designed to build competence socially and academically. Our learning environment supports and enhances the success of special needs students. For more information about The Glenholme School and its program, visit http://www.theglenholmeschool.org/. Devereux Connecticut.
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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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