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SQUAW VALLEY ACADEMY GRADUATION
(May 28, 1999) Donald Rees, headmaster of Squaw Valley Academy, Olympic Valley, California, 530-583-1558, announced the 20 seniors
graduating that afternoon had been accepted into 53 universities. He said at least three of the grads would not have even been admitted
to Squaw Valley Academy last September, had they not first attended the Mountain View House’s transition program, which provided entering
students with focused help, teaching them to be responsible in their studies and in their interactions with other students.
MOUNT BACHELOR ACADEMY GRADUATION
(May 28, 1999) Tim Brace, Executive Director of Mount Bachelor Academy, Prineville,
Oregon, 800-462-3404, announced the 100-student school would have nine graduates in a June 27, 1999 ceremony.
WOODBURY REPORTS ONLINE GROWS FOUR-FOLD IN 1999
(June 1, 1999) Alexa, a Web Navigation Service, has just upgraded Woodbury Reports’ online newsletter Places for Struggling Teens
to one of the top 100,000 sites on the Web, based on numbers of visitors. It also ranks Woodbury Reports Online as among the “best
of the web,” out of the millions of web sites currently existing. Woodbury Reports Online averages 15,000 unique visitors a month
or 500 a day. Another system of counting translates this into about 9,000 hits a day. At any rate, we have been swamped, responding
to parent requests for information. Woodbury Reports went online in September 1995, shortly after the public discovered the web, and
the print edition of the newsletter has been published since 1989 with about 2,000 copies circulated each issue to interested professionals.
KIDS TO THE COUNTRY
(June 1999) Mary Ellen Bowen, Director of Kids To The Country, Summertown, Tennessee, 931-964-4391, firstname.lastname@example.org,
announced another summer of taking Tennessee urban at-risk kids to the country to not only learn about nature, but the opportunity
to learn more about themselves in a safe and peaceful environment, away from the everyday inner city violence many of them live with
CRATER LAKE SCHOOL HAS NEW HEADMASTER
(June 3, 1999) Bobbi Christensen, Admissions for Crater Lake School, Sprague River, Oregon, 888-774-8724, announced their new Headmaster
Scott Young, from Raven’s Way Program in Alaska, is now on board. They also have two full time therapists, and their recreational
therapists are NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School) graduates. She also announced they have an “active relationship with Behavioral
Management Centers, formerly Treasure Valley Neuro Center, in Boise, Idaho. Dr. Don Bars serves as a consultant to our school and
evaluates many of our students…. Students who have struggled for so long with the wrong medication are finally getting the answers
they have longed for, AND…most insurance companies are paying for this evaluation.”
CEDAR RIDGE COMPETES IN KARATE
(Jun 4, 1999) Robert Nielson, owner and director of Cedar Ridge RTC in Roosevelt,
Utah, 435-353- 4498, announced nine of his students received 14 trophies in the Utah Open Karate Tournament in Salt Lake City last
May. At Cedar Ridge, every student participates in Karate as a self-discipline and character development tool. Director Nielson emphasizes
competition is not the primary goal, but has shown a profound and positive impact on all the students.
ED CAMPBELL VISITS WOODBURY REPORTS
Ed. Campbell, M. Div., 906-337-6239, stopped by Bonners Ferry, Idaho on his way back to Michigan
after doing preliminary work with an Oregon Native American rehabilitation program, designing a way to add a spiritual element into
their program. His experience includes developing a successful spiritual program for a Youth Services International facility, a company
with more than 26 juvenile facilities, that has recently merged with Correction Services Corporation.
SECRET HARBOR SCHOOL ADDS WEBSITE
(June 9, 1999) Sandra Alonso, Development Director for Secret Harbor School,
Anacortes, Washington, 360-293-5151 announced they now have their own website which can be accessed at. On July 15th of this year,
the school will be celebrating their 50th anniversary with an especially significant annual Cyprus Island picnic.
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