Clarksburg School's Holocaust Studies program has in the past explored the roots of genocide, discrimination and prejudice, the failure of political will to protect individual rights, and the rise of Nazism.
With the theme "Rescue and Remembrance," the 15 students told the stories of the saviors, including Miep Gies, Raoul Wallenberg, and Chiune Sugihara, who had risked their lives and careers to help Jews escape Nazi Germany's "Final Solution."
Clarksburg Elementary School's eighth grade is inviting the community to the annual Holocaust Exhibit on Thursday evening from 6 to 9.
Teacher Michael Little said this year's exhibit will mark 11 years for the Grade 8 Holocaust study program and, although the exhibit has shifted and grown from its roots, the message still remains the same.
Seventh-graders from St. Stanislaus Kostka School got a look into the dark history of World War II and the Holocaust at the New England Holocaust Institute.
As a supplement to this year's curriculum fair at St. Stans, seventh graders met with museum owner Darrell K. English Thursday at the museum in the Adams Free Library and asked him questions about their fair topics.