Updated March 18, 2021

School Board meets
Prairie Elementary Principal/Superintendent Rene’ Forsmann announced her retirement and it was accepted by the school board at the March meeting Monday, Marcy 15. . . .
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Fundraising goal reached in Monastery renovation
With the recent news of the approval of a grant proposal to the Murdock Trust, the Monastery of St. Gertrude has crossed the fundraising goal line for a $2.3 million renovation project of the 72-year-old residential wing. . . .
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Old Elementary School to be turned into apartments
The old Elementary School Building is getting turned into a 10 plex. They will be all 2 bedroom units with 1 bath. . . .
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Local VFW winners place at District and State
VFW District 2 and Idaho Department (State) awards for the Patriot's Pen and the Voice of Democracy were presented last week on Thursday 11 March. . . .
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Syringa Hospital updates signage
Syringa Hospital & Clinics (SHC) recently updated their outdoor wayfinding signs, directing emergency foot traffic to the main entrance. . . .
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Ski Skoop
Our ski season ended last weekend with beautiful, spring skiing conditions. . . .
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10-Week Shoot Concludes
Dereck Arnzen shot the only perfect 25 on the final weekend of the 10-Week Shoot at Cottonwood Gun Club.. . .
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Kindergarten Screening set
Kindergarten screening for the 2021-2022 school year will be held at the Prairie Elementary School (1916 East Street) on Tuesday, April 13th and Wednesday, April 14th. . . .
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15 turn out for Prairie baseball
There are 15 players turned out for the Prairie Baseball team this Spring. . . .
Also on this page are some photos from the boys District All-Star Basketball game. . . .
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9 turn out for softball; Local players in All-Star games
On this page are letters to the editor that appeared in this week's print edition of the Cottonwood Chronicle. You can also find Jake Wren's Redneck Review on this page. . . .
Four Prairie Pirates and one St. John Bosco Patriot were selected for the annual District 2 Senior All-Star Basketball games held Friday, March 12 at Lapwai High School. . . .
Also on this page are photos from the girls All-Star game last week. . . .
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17 turn out for PHS Track
There are 17 athletes out for the Prairie Track team this Spring. Their first meet is scheduled for this Saturday, March 20 at Lapwai, the Kendrick Invitational.  . . .
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Letters to the editor
On this page are letters to the editor that appeared in this week's print edition of the Cottonwood Chronicle. You can also find Jake Wren's Redneck Review on this page. . . .
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The renovation of the residential wing (the brick part) of the Monastery of St. Gertrude is nearly complete. See story at left. Photo by Judy Potter.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

The old Elementary School building on Lewiston Street is getting turned into a 10-plex apartment unit. Ryan Uhlenkott sent us photos of several of the rooms. He identifies them by who was teaching when he went to school there. Above would be Mr. Wassmuth’s room. More photos and info in the article at left. Photo by Ryan Uhlenkott. Click on the photo for a larger view. 



Syringa Hospital in Grangeville has updated their outdoor signage. The top photo shows the directions for ambulance entry and the Emergency Room off Main Street which the lower photo shows the new main entrance signage which also points toward the Emergency Room. See article above left. Click on each photo for a larger view.

Girls basketball awards were given out last Wednesday, March 10. Shown above are the varsity winners. Back from left are Laney Forsmann, Spirit Award; Madison Shears, co-MVP & Captain; Ellea Uhlenkott, Assists leader and Captain; Tara Schlader, Rebounding and Steals leader and Kristin Wemhoff, co-MVP. Kneeling from left are Hope Schwartz, “6th man” and co-captain, Delanie Lockett, Spark Plug; and Molly Johnson, Pirate Award. Photo by Tara Klapprich. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Girls JV awards were also presented last Wednesday. From left are Olivia Klapprich, Hustle Award and Jade Prigge and Ali Rehder, co-MVP’s. Photo by Tara Klapprich. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Kari Holman tests Tate Raymond’s reflexes. Teddy Schmidt waits in line. Photo provided by Kari Holman. See story above left for many more photos of Holman with Prairie Kindergarten and first grade students. Click on the photo for a larger view.




 
 
 
 

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