Updated April 6, 2006
Orthopedic specialists to see patients at St. Mary's Hospital
Physicians and Physician Assistants from Lewiston Orthopaedic Associates are currently seeing patients at St. Mary’s Hospital, Cottonwood Clinic.  They have clinic hours one day per week every other week. . . .
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Hospital joins awareness efforts during Child Abuse Prevention Month
St. Mary’s Hospital is joining the Idaho Perinatal Project and the Idaho Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics to reduce child abuse, statewide.  During April, Child Abuse Prevention Month, SMH will be sending home newborns with a special T-shirt or onesie and a poem magnet as part of a national effort to prevent child abuse. . . .
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Chamber to meet Tuesday
The Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce will be holding their monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 11th at 8:00 am at the Coffee Mill.  . .
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Prairie students perform vocally
On this page are several articles on Prairie choir students performing at various vocal competitions. . . .
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Blue and Gold Banqet held
On March 23 Pack 638 and Troop 638 had their Blue and Gold Banquet. . . .
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Baseball and Track Schedules
With no sports last week due to Spring Break, all we have on this page are the schedules. . . .
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Softball Schedule
See above. . . .
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Summit students to perform "Cinderella"
On April 6th, 7th, and 8th, the Summit Academy students are presenting the dramatic comedy, Cinderella.  This comedy follows the basic Cinderella plot.  . . .
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Students of the Month for March at Prairie High School are Ashley Schaeffer, honor student, and Jared Nau, outstanding student. Ashley is an asset to Prairie High School. Ashley is dependable and precise in her work. She is willing to work at any task and is very conscientious in her school work. Jared gives his all to any project he is involved. Whenever ask to do an errand such as deliver a message he never complains just does it plus he knows where the student should be. Jared is a credit to our school. 

Pictured from left to right: Seth Guyer, Brock Heath, DJ Walker, Mike Karel, Garrett Workman, Silas Whitley. They won second place at the Knowledge Bowl  meet at Clearwater Middle School March 20th. We are contesting one question, and if the judges accept their answer, it will put Prairie Middle School in the lead for first place by three points. We’re proud of both of our teams, they work hard at the practices and do their best at the meets. 

Members of the cast of “Cinderella” during a rehearsal last week. Summit Academy students will be performing the play this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the old Summit Academy location. See article below left.

Mrs. Higgins’ and Mrs. Vanderwall’s classes were rewarded with a swimming part at the Super 8 in Grangeville for meeting their Accelerated Reading goals. Thirty-three of the 42 students met their goals. Their goals consisted of meeting their points for the quarter, having an 85% test average on their tests, and reading their two assigned Genre’s for the quarter. Way to go!  

On March 23, the 5th Grade Classes of Prairie Middle School attended Farm and Ag day in Orofino. The Idaho Extension Office puts this on every year to area schools. The students rotated through 10 booths packed full of information from beef, 4-H, wheat, pesticides, trees, horticulture, and forestry. They are shown with a replica of the former Hutchins Lumber mill at Weippe. Elwin Hutchins enjoys traveling around sharing his replica of the mill from many years ago. 

Kendra Dinning and Meranda Chaffee enjoy crocheting in their art class; the art class is in need of donated yarn for more projects. While the students are crocheting a novel is being read aloud. Students were asked if they wanted to stop crocheting and play a game and they all unanimously shouted “NO, we want to continue crocheting.” 

The 8th grade speech class practiced their interviewing skills this past week. The famous people who where interviewed were James Bond, Sally Ride, Lane Frost, Emmit Smith, Hitler, Harriett Tubman, Abe Lincoln, Magic Johnson, Wyatt Earp and Elvis Presley. They all did a great job and some definitely have a future in television and reporting. Shown are Joe Schumacher as interviewer and James Hager as James Bond. 

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