The Value of Our Lives

What gives meaning to life?  What is it we all need?  In the first half of our lives, our job is to find ourselves!  In other words, what is it that we can do or be that will be in service to others?  As we learn skills and try out new jobs, we learn what we are “good” at and … Read More

A New School Year

As the academic year begins, The Price Group is thrilled about our students in boarding schools and colleges. It is an exciting time for all!  May you work hard at school, make new friends and try new healthy pursuits! Seize the day!!  

Our First Trip to Oregon: Day 1 & 2

Day 1: For both of us, this is our first trip to Oregon!  We are loving the scenery. We have already been in a high desert and a Douglas Fir forest.  We were very excited to finally get to see Dragonfly Transitions for the first time! We have known Mona and Glenn for years and have felt that our young adults … Read More

Off to Montcalm School We Go

May and Louise traveled to Michigan on August 13th and 14th to tour Montcalm School.  This program is part of a long running nonprofit called Starr Commonwealth. They have run public programs and provided services to children and families for years.  The campus, in Albion, Michigan, is beautiful and the weather was great too for our tour!  We were amazed … Read More

Idaho & Montana: Day 5, 6 & 7

Day 5: This morning, Wednesday July 31st,  we had a beautiful drive from Sandpoint, Idaho to Eureka, Montana.  We went to see Chrysalis and were sorry that we missed Mary Alexine, one of the founders, who was visiting family.  We met Carrie Kaare, the Admissions Director, and also got to spend time with Kenny Pannell, the other founder.  The campus was as … Read More

Travels with Louise to Idaho & Montana Day 1

Hello all! It’s Louise here and I’m traveling again. Unfortunately, due to a family issue, May Peach is not with me this week.  I am traveling with two other educational consultants, one from California and one from New York.  Yesterday we arrived in Spokane, Washington and traveled to the beautiful college town of Coeur d’ Alene.  We spent about two hours touring … Read More

Montana Academy & A Community of Parents

We have always respected the work of Montana Academy and John McKinnon’s ability to put into words so very well some of the reasons that parents need to send their children to a therapeutic boarding school. While he is writing (below) about a time when a parent did NOT hold a boundary well and it created a minor rift in … Read More

Why Private Schools Are Dying Out

As most of you are aware, part of what The Price Group does is consultations and recommendations for traditional boarding school placements. Boarding schools are one facet of private education in the United States, and across the world. In May, an article was posted in The Atlantic online on why private schools are on their way out. It’s an interesting … Read More

Getting Down and Dirty at Rock Point School

We love seeing our school newsletters, and sharing them with you! Today, we are sharing a fun tradition at Rock Point School to celebrate the end of the academic school year. “It’s a tradition at Rock Point School to celebrate the end of classes with the Mud Olympics! Everybody Wins! Everybody gets a hot shower afterwards! We had a great … Read More

Greenwood School

greenwood school students

May and Louise have been to see Greenwood School in Putney, Vermont, several times and have had several young men attend.  The Greenwood School community and culture is one of the most accepting and consistent ones we have ever seen! The students and faculty live and work together, and students who have struggled to fit in elsewhere find that their differences … Read More