Seen 'n Heard - Jan,
2000 Issue (page 3)
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SPEAR GIVES KANSAS CITY PRESENTATION
(December 18, 1999) Rob Spear, Sagle, Idaho, 208-255-1200, founder of “Deliberate Directions,” designed to focus on personal and professional
growth, received favorable Kansas City area newspaper coverage for a successful presentation to 300 eighth-graders on the importance
of emphasizing respect for others.
MOUNT BACHELOR ACADEMY GRADUATION
(December 19, 1999) Mount Bachelor Academy, Bend Oregon, 800-462-3404, a structured boarding school, graduated 12 students.
LITTLE KESWICK GOLF TOURNAMENT
(December 22, 1999) Little Keswick School, Keswick, Virginia, 804-295-0457, a residential special education school for boys ages 7-18,
announced their 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will be Monday, April 17, 2000.
TYLER BOYS RANCH EXPANDS SERVICES
(December 22, 1999) Jon Tyler, founder and director of Tyler Ranch, Spokane, Washington, 509-327- 6900, announced they have expanded
the physical fitness component of their program by twice weekly attendance by the boys at a local teen center and a neighborhood gymnasium.
They also have expanded their education support ability by an Educational Coordinator certified through Brigham Young University so
boys short of credits can take classes at Tyler Ranch in addition to their public school classes.
LAWSUIT BY EX-CROSS CREEK EMPLOYEES
(December 23, 1999) The Spectrum Online, based in St. George, Utah reported some unnamed employees of Cross Creek Manor, LaVerkin,
Utah, a structured residential school and behavior modification program for girls, 800-818-6228, was being sued by former employees
who objected to working hours with the kids that they were not compensated for. The point of law seems to be based on differing interpretations
of The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.
ROYAL HAVEN TO CLOSE
(December 27, 1999) Steve and Karen Gage, founders of Royal Haven, in Bend, Oregon, 541-549-4362, a girls program that has been operating
for eight years, announced they are closing their program. The basic reason was they felt they were getting too tired and needed a
break. Their plans are to close down the program as soon as possible, and as soon as alternative places are found for all the girls
currently with them, take a good restful vacation and perhaps move to a warm climate.
ALLDREDGE ACADEMY SUCCESSES
(December 29, 1999) Glenn Bender, Admissions Director for Alldredge Academy, Davis, West Virginia, 877-253-7334, firstname.lastname@example.org,
announced their “Semester Back” program has had 75 graduates since the academy opened last May. The short term program is designed
for students who have failed in their school, and strives to impact their thinking enough to get them back in their old school ready
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