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Mar, 2002 Issue (page 3)
GRAND RIVER ANNOUNCES SUMMER ACADEMY
(March 11, 2002) The Grand
River Summer Academy, Austinberg, Ohio, 440-275-2811, running from June 24 through August 2, is available to boys and girls entering
grades 9 – 12. This “nonmilitary, nonsectarian, not-for-profit, traditional boarding school…prepares students, including those who
are not working to their potential, for a successful college education. Concern for physical, emotional, and social growth and individual
needs are emphasized”. The Summer Academy can strengthen an academic area, or allow investigation of a new subject.
KING GEORGE SCHOOL ANNOUNCES NEW FACULTY MEMBERS
(March 15, 2002) Heather Roeder, Admissions Director of King
George School, Sutton, Vermont, 800-218-5122, announced new additions to their faculty. Thomas Soininen has joined their English
Department, as a Master’s level educator who specializes in British Literature. Richard Barrett will also teach English, mentor students
and teach Tae Kwon Do. Dorene deLuca has returned to KGS to teach a culinary class and work in the kitchen. Pamela Kirschman will
teach dance for spring term, and help the students prepare a modern dance performance for the upcoming parent seminar. She will also
provide teaching support in the Social Science Department. KGS emphasizes visual and performing arts as a vehicle for personal expression
creativity, and is accepting admissions for students in grades 9 through 12.
NEW STAFF AT KOLOB CANYON RTC
(March 15, 2002) Lee Ann Fielding, CERTS Programs Admissions, 435-638-7594,
www.bearriverrtc.com, announced Scott Davis, Executive director of Kolob Canyon RTC hired Lori Orton, M.S.W., L.C.S.W. and Certified
Equine Therapist to head up their Equine Assisted Psychotherapy department.
NEW SUPPORT STAFF AT WOODBURY REPORTS
(March 15, 2002) Woodbury Reports welcomes Anna Yeoumans as our new support
staff, working as backup to receptionist Charlene Lyle and consultant intern Kristie Vollar.
CORONADO ACADEMY GROWTH
(March 15, 2002) Saul Rudman,
President and CEO of Global Preparatory Schools, LLC & Coronado Academy
of Costa Rica, 831-644-7733, which opened on January 15th, reports they currently have nine students with more on their way.
On campus construction is proceeding on schedule. Regarding the rumors surrounding Will and Beth Laughlin’s departure, Saul
reports it was a mutual decision; Saul and John Rainer will be sharing on-site management responsibilities. They also have hired
a Dean of Students, an Academic Coordinator, A counselor/Clinical Director, and a Campus Manager.
GLACIER MOUNTAIN ACADEMY MOVES ACADEMICS (March
17, 2002) Larry Bauer, Ph.D., Director of Glacier Mountain Academy, Sandpoint Idaho, 877-774-0770, announced, “in order to comply
with Bonner County Planning and Zoning, on 3-8-02, Glacier Mountain Academy ceased to hold academic classes at our current site.
Starting 3-11-02, a new classroom site in Ponderay, Idaho will be the new center for academics. GMA is in the process of acquiring
the appropriate permits with the city on Ponderay in order to hold academic classes at the new site.”
FAMILY FOUNDATION WINNING IN SPORTS
(March 18, 2002) Robert Runge Sr., Director of Admissions and Student Affairs
for Family Foundation School, Hancock, New York, 914-887-5213, announced the school’s soccer team repeated last year’s success; they
are this year’s champions of Division 5 in Section 9 of the New York State High School League. The boy’s basketball team matched
this success by winning its first divisional championship.
SKYLINE JOURNEY SEEKS ADMISSIONS PERSONNEL
(March 18, 2002) Mark Wardle, Director of Skyline Journey, Nephi, Utah, 866-822-8336
announced they are taking applications for admissions personnel. Call Mark for more information.