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A boy sits on an outdoor set of steps.

Always Involved

Aidan has tried everything, and it has been his secret to success. Going to the rodeo? You’ll see Aidan there. Going to the Christmas cantata? You’ll see Aidan there. Aidan has learned to embrace change during …

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A girl is ready to spike a ball in nine square in the air.

Welcome to Summer Recreation

Recreation helps children’s bodies to stay active and their minds to stay healthy. A long summer is almost here. This year, some Boys Ranch residents will attend summer school, and some will focus on their Experiential …

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Teaching Life Skills Through FFA

FFA teaches responsibility, finance and life skills. The animal is just the beginning. For years, students at Boys Ranch have learned responsibility, finance and life skills through FFA involvement. This 2021-22 school year was no different.  …

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2022 Boys Ranch Graduation

Congratulations Boys Ranch ISD 2022 Graduates Seniors from Boys Ranch High School were honored May 20 in baccalaureate services at the chapel and then May 21 in graduation ceremonies in the Ned O. Miller Auditorium in …

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Good, Honest Jobs

Youth learn life lessons, trade skills and work ethics through Experiential Learning Programs. One summer day, Nathan stood in front of Keely Miller’s desk and spread out his hands. They were covered with oil and engine …

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Lance Purcell with his family

Teamwork as a Principle

The chairman of the Boys Ranch board believes in building teams. Lance Purcell is a team builder. It’s a skill he developed when he graduated from law school and started working with a lawyer in Canyon, …

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