Updated June 9, 2005
Administrators shuffled to fill vacancy
The school board and superintendent are announcing a reassignment of administrative positions following the resignation of high school principal, Mike Bundy. . . .
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NICI celebrates milestone
After more than 30 years the North Idaho Correctional Institution (NICI) celebrated a transfer of ownership Thursday, June 9, as the quitclaim deed expires and the Idaho Department of Correction receives full ownership of the facility.  . . .
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Judge cites reasons for award
The Award for Top Leadership Team in the nation for small hospitals was presented last week to Clearwater Valley Hospital and St. Maryís Hospital by HealthLeaders Magazine based in Nashville, Tennessee.  According to Steve Millard, President, Idaho Hospital Association the award is the most prestigious recognition presented to an Idaho hospital during his 29 year tenure with IHA. Tom Gillem, Top Leadership Team Search Coordinator, said the panel of nine judges based their decision on four major points.. . .
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Arnzen ordained to the priesthood
Bishop Patrick McGrath ordained Deacon Mark Christopher Arnzen to the priesthood, June 4, at the Cathedral Basilica of St Joseph in San Jose, California. . . .
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Locals win 7 of 10 state hoopshoot crowns
During the State of Idaho Knights of Columbus convention held in Moscow trophies were announced for the 2005 Idaho State Hoopshoot Champions.  Grand Knight Max Nuxoll returned from the convention carrying hardware for seven State of Idaho Hoopshoot champs. . . .
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Various school and awards trophies, including concert pictures
This page includes a variety of Prairie school awards and other photos along with photos from the Elementary and Middle School concerts and a story on the 6th grade chess club . . . .
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Americorps members help CFD
This year at the Center For Discovery we were lucky enough to have three AmeriCorps Members helping us out.  . . .
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Summit graduation is Friday
Summit Academyís first graduation celebration began at 5:00 pm on Friday, June 3, the Feast of the Sacred Heart, at St Mary's Church.  Five Summit seniors came together with families and friends, donned in their navy blue graduation gowns and joyous smiles to begin their last Summit exercise as students. . . .
Also on this page is a listing of the scholarships awarded to the seniors plus some pictures we didn't have room for in the regular paper. . . .
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Students of the month for June at Prairie High School are Chad Arnzen, outstanding student, left and James Hood, honor student. James Hood has an inherent talent for academics. His work is always done well and completed on time. James will certainly succeed in the college atmosphere. Chad is helpful as an office aide, a solid student, and a personable young man with whom to work. 

Prairie High School students of the year are Chris Rehder, outstanding student, and Amanda Jackson, honor student. They are shown with principal Mike Bundy, far left, and Jerry Richardson, who presented the awards, far right.

The Prairie Booster Club awarded its Boosters of the Year and Business Boosters of the Year. The Boosters award went to Wayne and Dar Forsmann, top photo, while the business award went to One Hour Photo represented by Robert and Linda Nida in the lower photo.. 

Pastor Dan Coburn of Emmanuel Baptist Church presented Seth Chaffee of Pack 638 with his religious medal. His parents, Kevin and Shari, helped Seth through various activities to accomplish this goal. Pack leader Bob Behler also provided support. 

On the 23rd of May the Keuterville Livestock 4-H Club held its annual road clean-up.  We started at the hall and worked out toward the High School, Nuttman Hill, Deep Creek, the Butte, and out toward Moughmer Point.  We clean roads tell 7:00 pm, then we met at the dumpsters at 7:00 pm.  After that we went back up to the hall and enjoyed hot dogs and chips. A fun time was had by all.  We managed to collect roughly 200 pounds of aluminum cans we recycled and put the money toward paying for our small animal scales. 

The Seventh grade students at Prairie Middle School participated in the Presidential Physical Fitness program. This program challenges the students to meet requirements in an endurance run, curl-ups, shuttle run, push-ups, and V-sit reach. Receiving either the Presidential or National award is quite an honor as the requirements are quite challenging. Two students received the Presidential Physical Fitness award, they were Kyle Holthaus (small picture at left) and Tyrell Langston (unavailable for photo). Six students received the National Physical Fitness Award. L to R back Branden Waller, Conner Rieman, David Sigler, Kyle Holthaus (presidential), L to R front Justina Zigler, Samantha Frei, and Amber Holthaus. 

On May 21st, 2005, Pack #638 held itís annual Pinewood Derby.Each scout was to make a derby car out of a pinewood block and race it against other scouts in their den.  The car was not to weigh more than 5oz. and was to be designed by the scout.  After many heated races, the results are as follows: Tiger Cubs: 1st place, Philip Spencer, 2nd place, A.J. Everson; Bears: 1st place, Gabe Angus, 2nd place, Dakota Wilson, tied for 3rd place, Drew Cochran, and Kelzy Dvorak; Webelos: 1st place, Frank Spencer, 2nd place, Seth Chaffee, and 3rd place, Matthew Jungert.  Overall winner was Webelo Frank Spencer.
 When the racing was finished, the scouts with their parents and families, enjoyed cookies and visiting.

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