News & Events

Alpine Academy strives to keep families connected with their children while they are away from home. We recognize the importance of being involved and up to date on events, activities and school functions. The information found on this website is an addition to the frequent phone and email contact they have with their child and their treatment team.

Covid-19 response, live updates
Please open this blog post, and click this Google doc hyperlink to view our response and updates to Covid-19...
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Alpine Academy Complaints and Resolutions
Therapeutic schools should welcome feedback from clients as this helps ensure the clients feel like an integral part of ...
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The Girls of Alpine Academy
The following is a poem that was written by the father of one of our Alumni students following our recent Annual Alumni ...
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Standing Together
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., I'd like to share a powerful story of those who stood for equality that I just w...
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Letter From a Parent
A year ago today our daughter enrolled at Alpine. It is a day that is still hard for us to think about -- we left our fr...
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The Wolf Within
I’ve heard a story a few times now that has been attributed to several sources, from Billy Graham to Native American F...
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A Good Day
So I teach at risk girls math at a residential treatment center. Tonight was parent conference night. Six hours of talki...
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The Power of Love
This past week, I thought a lot about love. When I made the decision to go into teaching about 5 years ago, I never cou...
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Quilted Love
A few weeks ago I found a treasure I thought I lost. I was going through some old boxes that my mother found in her stor...
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The Lesson of the Burnt Biscuits
When I was a kid, my Grandma liked to make breakfast food for dinner every now and then. And I remember one night in par...
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Therapeutic Diversity and Equine Therapy
I believe the girls we work with at Alpine are diverse, unique individuals. Although certain diagnostic labels may apply...
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Finding space for your spirit
Sometimes it happens in bits and pieces. Other times all at once.  A feeling of contentment that takes you by surprise....
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