Updated February 26, 2004
Late News--The Prairie Pirates beat Grangeville 42-41 on Tuesday. They will play Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. against Potlatch for a chance to go to the state tournament.

Elementary School awarded 'Merit' status
The Prairie Schools received their accreditation reports recently and the Prairie Elementary School was approved with Merit Status according to principal Rene’ Forsmann, who reported at the February school board meeting Wednesday, Feb. 18. . . .
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Missoula Children's Theatre auditions are Monday
Auditions will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs on March 1, 2004 at the Prairie Elementary School from 3:45 to 6:00 p.m. . . .
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Hospital runs Tar Wars program; is part of national award
Dr Haley Minnehan, Debbie Christopherson, RN, and Jeanette Gorman, Community Relations Coordinator, St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics, presented the Tar Wars anti-tobacco program to fifth and sixth graders last week at Prairie Middle School. . . .
Clearwater Valley Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital joined with the Idaho State Library, the Clearwater Memorial Public Library, Orofino, and the Prairie-River Library District to receive an outreach award through the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region.  The $23,602 National Library of Medicine subcontract will help fund their Health Information On-line Project.  . . .
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Pirates lose to Potlatch, beat Wallace in District Tournament action
The Prairie Pirates lost to Potlatch but came back to beat Wallace in District Tournament action. . . .
Details on their win over Grangeville on Tuesday will be in next week's update.
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Five qualify for state meet; Jr. High team earns 4 medals
Five Prairie High School wrestlers earned their way to state at the District meet with Alex Matson taking a district title at 189 lbs. . . .
The Jr. High wrestling team attended a jamboree at Lewiston and had 4 medal winners. . . .
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Summit Academy news
Lots of Summitt Academy news this week:
Boys team wins Sportsmanship award at Hallissey tournament . . .
Girls team competes at Hallissey Tournament. . . .
High School girls finish season. . . .
Honor Roll released . . .
Final Knowledge Bowl competition of the season. . . .
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Cody Gehring, left, was outstanding student and Whitney Schaeffer was honor student of the month of January at Prairie High School.

The Prairie Youth Choir, shown at a performance Tuesday, will be attending the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho this weekend.

Those shown achieved perfect attendance for the first semester at Prairie Elementary. Click on the picture or here for more attendance winner photos as well as the names of those shown.

Idaho County's delegates to the state 4-H Know Your Government Conference this weekend are shown. They are Wendy Ray, Nichele Carpentier, Kayla Uhlenkott, Kylie Uhlorn and Carolyn Sonnen. Click on the picture or here for more intormation on the conference.

Five Prairie wrestlers qualified for the state tournament. They are from left Logan Lustig, Anthony Duman, Alex Matson, Shane Poxleitner and Nick Uhlenkott. See article for info on their district matches and first round state matchups. Full brackets are available at idhsaa.org and are updated once the rounds are completed.

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