Updated November 16, 2006
VFW announces contest winners
VFW Post #4902 has announced the winners of their annual patriotic essay contests. . . .
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Boosters join in Education week celebration
Prairie Booster Club Joins in Nationwide American Education Week Celebration, November 12-18, 2006. . . .
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Angel Tree to help Santa again
For the ninth year St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics will sponsor a Christmas ‘Angel Tree’ for low income families in the area. . . .
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Sonnen named Father of the Year at Daddy Date Night
Daddy Date was held at Prairie High School on Sunday November 12th.  The cafeteria was decorated with the theme “Take me out to the Ball Game”. . . .
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How salt affects temperature
The 8th grade class found out how salt affects temperature on the last week of October by making Ice Cream. . . .
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The Library Corner
It’s hard to believe that 2006 is quickly drawing to a close. We at Prairie Community Library would like to take this opportunity to thank our patrons for their continued support.  . . .
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Football awards given; 9 earn medals at Moscow
Football awards were given last Wednesday. On this page is a photo of the top winners. . . .
Nine members of the Cottonwood Wrestling Club earned medals at the Moscow Tournament on Saturday November 11. . . .
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Girls participate in Jamboree; Football cheerleader awards given
On this page are several pictures from the basketball jamboree at C.V. last Tuesday . . .
Also on this page are photos from the Cheerleaders awards banquet last week. . . .
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Summit jr. hi boys splits; Academic Bowl team holds on to third place in league
The opening week of junior high boys basketball started with a bang last week, as Summit traveled to Kamiah to take on the big and very talented Kubs last Tuesday, and came away with two big losses hanging on their record. . . .
Participation was up, but answers were down a bit last week, as Summit Academy's high school knowledge bowl team dropped to 6th for the evening in the nine school Central Idaho Academic Bowl League. . . .
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Shown are some of the students achieving perfect attendance for the first quarter at Prairie Elementary School. Left click on the photo above or on this underlined type to see pictures of all those achieving perfect or near-perfect attendance. 

Thank you to the Prairie Booster Club, 5th and 6th grade basketball boosters and the Cottonwood Credit Union for the donation of money. The money was used to purchase 50 folding chairs and two chair racks for use at Prairie Middle School. (Pictured representing these groups: Chris Kaschmitter, Becky Higgins, Greg Sonnen). 

Prairie Middle School honored veterans on Friday November 10. Mrs. Sandy Riggers from Craigmont paid tribute to veterans by singing the anthem of each branch of the service represented. Veterans stood up and introduced themselves, talked about where they served and what branch of the service they represented.  In the lower photo: A number of the veterans stayed after the Middle School Veterans’ Day program for a picture. Back L to R – Lee Rehder, Gene VonBargen, Ethan Remacle, Jack Fernandez, Vince Poxleitner, Pat Uhlenkott, Owen Roberts – Front L to R – Ron Schnider, Chad Miller, Jeff Uhlenkott, Terry Cochran. Those not picture by present – Bud Shober, Harold Schacher, George Geis, Harold Schnider, Rick Johnson. 

Carolyn Sonnen with her father, Greg Sonnen, after he was named Father of the Year at Daddy Date Night. 

Prairie Middle School attendance winners for October are Shauna Kaschmitter and Nick Creutzberg. They each received a board game set and popcorn. 

Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts of Pack 638 are shown after the “Scouting for Food” collection last Saturday morning. They collected 520 lbs. of food which is provided to the St. Mary’s Hospital Food Bank. If you were missed, you can drop off donations at the Food Bank located in the Simon Building. Bott and Associates, also in the Simon Bldg. Are good about taking the donations. Joe Didier, Simon Bldg. Owner, provides the space for the Food Bank.  

8th grade science students at Prairie Middle School observe how salt can affect temperature. See article.

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