Clark Fourth Graders Learn The Manual Alphabet

CLARK — Students in Tara Filippini’s fourth grade class at Valley Road School in Clark are reading a biography on Helen Keller and her teacher, Annie Sullivan. As a teenager, Sullivan learned to use the manual alphabet. The fourth graders have been studying how to communicate via the that way.

In the photograph above, fourth graders Albert Galiszewski, Sohpia Avila, and Delia Mischel, spell out the word “Ace” to their classmates. Their classmates tried to figure out the word that they signed to the class. (Photo courtesy of Clark Public Schools)

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