Seen 'n Heard - Oct,
1999 Issue (page 2)
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MISSING CHILDREN INVESTIGATION CENTER
(August 27, 1999) Diane Ashburn, Public Relations for the Missing Children Investigation Center, Inc. (MCIC), Burbank, California,
President Albert “Doc” Schloegel, sent a letter to Woodbury Reports Inc. announcing their mission is to locate/recover/rescue children
internationally. They advertise they exist solely upon donations and there is no obligation to donate to receive their services. “Since
our inception, we have recovered hundreds of children nationwide and internationally.”
CRESTED BUTTE ACA. - TRANSITION SCHOOL
(August 27, 1999) Marci Mawhorter, Director of Admission at Crested Butte Academy, Crested Butte, Colorado, 970-349-1805, email@example.com,
wrote that “While Crested Butte Academy is not a special needs school, we have accepted and done quite well with students who have
successfully completed a special needs program and are ready to go on to a rigorous and challenging academic and athletic program.
IDAHO YOUTH RANCH TO RECEIVE AWARDS
(August 31, 1999) Mike Jones, President of Idaho Youth Ranch, Boise, Idaho,
208-377-2613, announced the Ranch would receive in September the annual Integrity Counts! Award from the Better Business Bureau of
Southwest Idaho, and the H. Barksdale Brown Volunteerism Award from the national Alliance for Children and Families.
DR. GEORGE BRIGHT HELPS ALLDREDGE ACA.
(September 1, 1999) Alldredge Academy, Davis, West Virginia 800-258-1770, announced Dr. George Bright has been added to their staff
as Consulting Physician. Dr. Bright has 30 years of experience in Adolescent Medicine. VERDE VALLEY SCHOOL ADMISSIONS (September 1,
1999) Aaron G. Thomas, the new Director of Admissions at Verde Valley
School, Sedona, Arizona, 520-284-2272, firstname.lastname@example.org, sent out an admissions criteria
that states, “We are not equipped, nor is it our mission, to work with the student transitioning directly from a therapeutic setting.
Students who match this description must have at least one productive semester of ‘conventional’ school before we will consider them.”
SOLTREKS FALL ASSESSMENT PROGRAM
(September 1, 1999) Lori Hanna and Doug Sabo, Soltreks, Duluth, Minnesota, 218-525-5803, email@example.com,
announced they would have two 30-day adventure sessions for teens ages 13-17. Startdates are Sept.15 and Oct. 20.
ROB SPEAR VISITS WOODBURY REPORTS
(Sept. 3, 1999) Rob Spear 208-255-1200, recently with CEDU, has formed Deliberate Directions, focusing on growth workshops for parents.
SECOND NATURE FORMS QUEST GROUP
(September 3, 1999) Scott Canter, Director of Admissions for Second Nature, a wilderness oriented short-term wilderness program, 818-906-7611,
announced the formation of a Quest Treatment Group (1 to 4 students) designed to accommodate emergency admissions.
WILDERNESS QUEST SPECIALIZED COURSES
(September 8, 1999) Karen and Larry Wells, Directors and Co-Founders of Wilderness
Quest/Blue Mountain Family Center, Inc., Monticello, Utah, 435-587-2801, firstname.lastname@example.org,
announced they are offering a Brief Course (a 3 week wilderness experience for “students having difficulty in school or to prepare
students transition into another program/school”) and the Young Adult Course for those 18 or older.
DECK HOUSE SCHOOL SCHEDULE
(September 8, 1999) James R. “Bar” Clarke II, Assistant Headmaster at The Deck House School, Edgecomb, Maine, 207-882-7055, email@example.com,
announced they expected to open school Sept. 12th with from 5-7 young men, and that its their policy to slowly add students through
the Fall until reaching their capacity of 12. Kit Bland will be helping “Bar” with admissions, and it is anticipated “Bar” will assume
the headship July 1, 2000.
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