Seen 'n Heard - Aug,
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WOODBURY REPORTS NEWSLETTER ADJUSTS PROCEDURES
After considering the possibility of publishing the newsletter monthly, we have decided to remain on the regular schedule of publishing
every two months. However, there are some changes behind the scenes that will have an influence on the appearance and publishing processes
we go through. First, every article and essay will be sent to e-mail subscribers as they are prepared. This means that e-mail subscribers
will receive the information up to a month and a half before the readers of the print edition receive their copies of Woodbury Reports.
At the same time , the information will be placed on the Woodbury Reports Internet Web Homepage, replacing older material. Second,
Webmaster Bob Kirkpatrick in Spokane, Washington, who developed and maintains the Woodbury Reports Internet Web Homepage, will prepare
the master for the print edition which will then be sent back to Bonners Ferry via FTP (File Transfer Protocol). Third, the newsletter
will be printed and mailed from Bonners Ferry. Due to Bob’s years of experience in working with the Internet, I expect the print edition
to gradually change in appearance reflecting the influence of the Internet’s World Wide Web. Let us know what you think of the changes.
PROVO CANYON SCHOOL CELEBRATES 25 YEARS
Provo Canyon School, 801-227-2000, in Provo Utah celebrated its 25th anniversary last month on June 28, 1996. The occasion was marked
by a return to the school by previous staff and students to share the day set aside for suitable ceremonies. The school attributes
its success to their dedicated employees, claiming a high percentage have remained at the school more than ten and fifteen years.
BOSTON GLOBE GIVES FRONT PAGE COVERAGE TO DESISTO SCHOOL
On June 2, 1996, The Boston Globe gave front page coverage to the DeSisto School in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 413-298-3776. The
headlines read “Hard lessons at school for the troubled,” with a subtitle of “Parents divided on DeSisto methods.” The article is
divided between accusations from some unhappy parents whose allegations have brought the state in to investigate, and statements of
support by many parents who believe the allegations to be exaggerations and feel the school has done wonders for their children. The
allegations, of course, were given a prominent place in the article without being precise as to which ones had been confirmed by the
state and which ones were still just allegations.
TREX PROGRAM ANNOUNCES ADJUSTMENTS
The TREX program in Bend Oregon, Co-founders Gabriel and Anne Rivera, 541-385-0323, announced several changes to their short term
program. The basic 21-day program will operate year-round with groups departing on the first Thursday of each month. Pre-/Post- Excursions
are available for participants. During the Spring and Summer months, the TREX “CHARACTER IN MOTION” 6-week program is available. For
those completing the 21-day program, participants can move into an additional 3-week excursion designed for further exploring character
and developing spiritual awareness. Also, on day 18 of the basic program, the Parent Workshop, which is required for parents, will
start its three days of sessions which will finish with individual family Exit Conferences for the parents and their child.
HIGHEST NUMBER OF INQUIRIES EVER
Educational Consultants and schools/programs throughout the country report their number of inquiries from parents in June was higher
than any previous June.
NEW HEAD OF SCHOOL AT BRUSH RANCH SCHOOL
Gary E. Emmons was appointed Head of School at Brush Ranch School, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 505-757-6114, effective June 1, 1996. Brush
Ranch School works with boys and girls with learning differences.
BROWN SCHOOL ANNOUNCES HILL COUNTRY PLACE
Jane Ellen Rhodes, Brown Schools, 800-848-9090, announced the creation of Hill Country Place 8 miles outside Austin, Texas. “Hill
Country Place is our new community-based program for clients coming from independent consultants and for school district-funded adolescents.
One track is for adolescents who need a safe, structured program that is more therapeutically intensive than a therapeutic boarding
school and less intensive than our residential treatment centers. Another track can also be a step-down program for adolescents who
have been in an RTC and need a less-intensive program or a transition program.”
8TH EDITION OF PLACES FOR STRUGGLING TEENS AVAILABLE SOON
The updated and expanded 8th Edition of Woodbury Reports PLACES FOR STRUGGLING TEENS should be completed soon. Adding new questions
for each school/program, adding new programs, including summer/adjunct programs and updating existing schools and programs data is
a tremendous amount of information to pull together. However, the basic outline is done and the pulling it all together is basically
all that needs to be completed.
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