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Youthworks! blog: Z's journey

One of the first things you’ll notice about Z * is her very shy demeanor, but she hasn’t let that define who she is or what she wants to be: a designer for clothing supergiant, Adidas. As one…

The "D" Word

Dealing with discipline is tough for parents. Are you being too strict? Are you being too lenient? Learning when to pick your battles is a skill every parent struggles with. Here are a few things we do…

Preparing for Success

Back-to-School Success School is starting again--already! If you’re like most families, that means a change in schedule from the less structured summer break.   If the idea of trying to fit…

Look Who's Going to College, Thanks to IYR Scholarships

Every year the Idaho Youth Ranch has the honor of awarding scholarships to graduates from our various programs to attend universities, colleges, or vocational/trade schools. Their application essays and…

Nathan's Story: A Father Looks Back on His Time at IYR

If you've seen the Summer 2015 issue of our Maverick newsletter, you'll remember a short article about Nathan McEwen, who is an IYR graduate and whose teenage son is also an IYR graduate. Last…

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