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Pirandello Language Center founder Tino Valdesolo


In school, it is virtually impossible to capture his undivided attention for more than five minutes. If he isn’t substituting for one of the teachers, he is preparing a musical program, updating a curriculum or offering brief answers to family members or teachers who are lined up outside the little office he carved for himself at the Pirandello Language Center in the St. John School building. It has been like this every Saturday for the last four decades, during which time Tino Valdesolo has directed — hands-on and delegation-free — the longest running private institution for the teaching of Italian ...

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St. John School in North End Celebrates an Italian Christmas

Children at the Italian Language School at St. John's.

St. John School in the North End celebrated this past Christmas with mass in Italian, followed by a party based on panettone and other typical Italian foods.

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