Mount Ellis Academy (Montana, US)

A coeducational boarding school on the senior high school level, operated by the Montana Conference at the east end of the Gallatin Valley, five miles (eight kilometers) east of Bozeman, Montana, on a 535-acre (220-hectare) tract of land near the foot of Mount Ellis. The forerunner of the school was a humble log cabin church school opened in 1900, 20 miles (32 kilometers) south of Bozeman, but that was moved in 1901 to Bozeman. At the beginning of the school term of 1902, 10 grades were offered, and the attendance reached 25. Classes were held in the Bozeman Seventh-day Adventist Church, with two rented houses serving as dormitories. Claude Conard, a graduate of Walla Walla College, was principal, business manager, and preceptor. The first graduates completed the tenth grade in 1904. This ...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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