Updated November 18, 2004
Prairie students do well on reading indicator
The scores from the Fall Idaho Reading Indicator (IRI) show Prairie students did very well this year as reported at the November school board meeting held Monday, Nov. 15.
Out of 102 students tested in grades K-3 only one third grader scored a 1 (below grade level). 31 scored a 2 (near grade level) and 70 scored a 3 (at or above grade level). . . .
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Hospital to hold Memorial Service; Angel Tree to again help Santa
St. Mary’s Hospital will once again host a Memorial Service on Saturday, December 4 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the Dining Room to honor those in our community who have passed away during the past year. . . .
For the seventh year St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics will sponsor a Christmas ‘Angel Tree’ for low income families in the area. . . .
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Red Ribbon Week celebrated
The story behind Red Ribbon week: Enrique “Kiki” Camarena was an undercover agent in the Drug Enforcement Administration.  He was assigned in Mexico and lived among drug lords, gathering information about a multi-billion dollar drug trafficking operation. . . .
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Julius Holthaus, soldier of the Argonne
On this page is a submitted article about one of the two Cottonwood residents killed in action in World War I. . . .
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Football awards given; Boys basetball in Jamboree; 6 medal at wrestling tournament
4 items on this page: A picture of the football awards winners; the time schedule for the boys basketball team in the Jamboree at C.V. on Monday; and a Cottonwood Wrestling Club article with pictures. . . .
At the bottom of the page are the boys basletball and wrestling schedules. 
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27 out for girls basketball this year; Volleyball awards given
There are 27 girls turned out for the Prairie Lady Pirates basketball team this year with several returning starters on the varsity squad. . . .
Volleyball awards were given with pictures here of the varsity and JV-C award winners. . . .
At the bottom of the page are schedules for the girls basketball and dance teams.
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Prairie Elementary holds Veterans Day program
On this page are some pictures submitted by Prairie Elementary of the Veterans Day program they held. . . .
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Students at Prairie High are making personalized card boxes for our troops. They are still in need of names and branch of service so they can laser etch the names. Left to right, front row, Cassandra Schaeffer, Alex Flatt, and Joe Trock, back row is Jallisa Wright, Mason Fry, and Kelby Wilson. Mason Fry has been working on the laser and scanner, Kelby Wilson designed the box and is the head gluer/ assembler, The rest of the students share duties of sanding, gluing, buffing. The 4th hour class has been helping as well so that we get the boxes done to mail out as soon a possible. They are all doing a great job. The lower picture shows a closeup of the card boxes.

 8th Grade students from Prairie Middle School chosen to record radio spots at KORT for Red Ribbon Week. Front L to R: Bryce Forsmann, Steven Baerlocher, Kyle Daly and Zak Waller. Back L to R: Mika Osterbuhr, Michele Geis, Kim Bower, Chelsea Long, Kristi Poxleitner, Rachel Kaschmitter, Alicia Pepper, Jennifer Enneking, Caitlyn Johnson and Laura Gehring. See article at left for more pictures.

Skyler Badertscher and his mother Jennifer run a slide show protraying what he has gone through in the past year battling leukemia to his former classmates at Prairie Elementary. The Badertschers now live in Alaska. Skyler was diagnosed with leukemia about a year ago.

The Cub Scout Pack and Boy Scout Troop with over 750 lbs. of food they collected in their recent Scouting for Food drive that finished on November 13. They delivered the food to St. Mary's Food Bank on King Street later that morning. Pack 638 and Troop 638 want to thank everyone who donated. If they missed you, please call Bob Behler at 962-3591 and they will pick up your donation.

On November 13 at St. Mary's Church Dakota Wilson a member of Pack 638 was presented with the Light of Christ medal by his parents Emmett and Cindy Wilson and blessed by Father Camillus Temba. At the October Pack meeting Dakota was recognized for achieving this award and was presented with the religious knot that is permanently attached to his Cub Scout then Boy Scout uniforms to represent the medal when it is not worn.

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