Did you meet any teenagers whose behavior or actions seemed at all worthy (on any level) of being sent to a reform school?
The dumpy one is Waddy Walsh, the bad egg, who was sent to the reform school three years ago.
He had been in the reform school over a year, but it had not reformed him.
If he should write a letter home to-day some reform school officer would be inquiring at the camp for him day after to-morrow.
It was at this point that the court decided to send him to the reform school.
Your father is a cussed fool that he dont send you to the reform school.
They want to send me to a reform school to get rid of me, and locked me up.
Owen was a really tolerable boy, and bade fair to keep out of the reform school.
The first reform school I went to reformed me, all right—formed me into a crook.
A year ago, at the reform school, he had hated this work; now, he enjoyed it.