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March 28, 2011—NORTHAMPTON - (reprinted from the Hampshire Gazette) Richard and Isabel Holden settled in Northampton in 1948 when he became president of what was then Northampton National Bank. Until their deaths - Richard Holden died in 1998 at age 91 and Isabel Holden died in 2007, at 93 - they were fixtures in Northampton's community and civic life.[More]

March 21, 2011—Clarke Northampton's performance of The Wicked Wizard of Oz was featured on CBS 3 Springfield's 6 o'clock news broadcast. Director Heather Stinson and Jessica Cavanaugh, who played Glinda, were both interviewed. This year's performance marked the 25th anniversary of Clarke's Drama Club.
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March 4, 2011—Jim Segala, Clarke Alum, is featured in a Democrat and Chronicle article titled In a World of Whistles, Deaf Referee is On Call.
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February 25, 2011—During February and March, children from Clarke's Pennsylvania campus will be participating in the Books To Know, Books To Grow program at the Please Touch Museum, a Philadelphia-area children's museum.
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February 16, 2011—“With other graduate programs, you study the material, but may not necessarily be immersed in the environment. Here at Clarke, we eat lunch with the children, help them with their homework and get to know them really well. It’s a very warm and homelike environment.”

Olga Corral Carrillo is from a small village in the Galicia region of Spain. Currently, she is living in Northampton and working towards a Masters Degree in Deaf Education through the Smith College/ Clarke Graduate Program in Teacher Education.

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February 10, 2011—Talk about going the extra mile. Dan Montero, a Clarke – Jacksonville alumni parent and member of Clarke’s Board of Trustees, ran 26.2 miles - to be exact- to benefit Clarke children.

“I have wanted to run a marathon for some time. I am always thinking of ways to promote Clarke Schools, so I made a few t-shirts with Clarke’s logo, created a Facebook Cause and here we are,” said Montero. The Disney Marathon took place Sunday, January 9th and attracted 53,000 runners from 60 countries.

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December 30, 2010—Judy Sexton, Director of Clarke’s Pennsylvania campus, will present a talk at the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Conference on February 21-22, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia.

The presentation is titled “The Team Approach to Maximizing a Child’s Communication” and is coauthored by MaryKay Therres, a speech pathologist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In its 10th year, the EHDI Conference brings together a diverse group of participants, including professionals working in state, local and federal programs, researchers and families.

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December 10, 2010—Erin Dominov, who graduated from Clarke's Northampton campus in 1997, was recently featured in The Wellesley Patch. Erin attended Bridgewater State College and received her masters degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
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December 2, 2010—PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Emma O’Neill-Dietel, 11, of South Philadelphia began taking acting classes at Walking Fish Theatre in Fishtown to get out of her shell. It worked and she will star in her first major role on December 11 as Ebenezer Scrooge in A Fractured Christmas Carol.
“I have to be sort of mean and nasty at first, which is not my personality at all. Eventually I wind up as a very happy person who likes everyone and everything, which is exactly my personality.”
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November 23, 2010—Verizon Foundation, which has a long history of supporting quality educational programs serving individuals with disabilities, has awarded Clarke School for Hearing and Speech/Boston a $10,000 grant to support Clarke’s Cochlear Implant Habilitation Program. Richard B. Colon, Regional Director of Verizon External Affairs, visited the school recently to present the grant award.[More]