Updated March 15, 2007
Cotonwood City Council meets
It was reported at the March meeting of the Cottonwood City Council that the prep work for the new public works building for the city of Cottonwood is progressing and that the building itself should arrive in the next few days. . . .
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VFW contest winners named
The VFW had their annual dinner meeting March 3 at the Keuterville Hall.
Awards for the Voice of Democracy and patriots Pen were given. . . .
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Kindergarten screening set
Kindergarten screening for the 2007-2008 school year will be held at the Cottonwood Elementary School Building on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, April 17th,  through the 19th . . . .
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Horizons Program outlined
The Horizons Program is a community leadership program aimed at reducing poverty in small rural and reservation communities faced with economic decline and demographic change. The Northwest Area Foundation funds the Horizons program and will coordinate grants of up to $10,000 to each community that successfully completes all segments of the program. . . .
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Parent conferences set
Cottonwood School District will be hosting Parent Conferences on April 3, 4 and 5.  April 3 and 4 from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., April 5 from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. . . .
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Summer softball/baseball signups
Please note: There will only be ONE day of sign-ups this year for Cottonwood Youth Baseball and Softball.  It is important you attend and sign up on this day.  We will be having a short meeting explaining practice and game schedules, concession obligations, accepting volunteers, tournament ideas, etc. . . .
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Whitley eligible for $1000 scholarship
Doris Whitley of Prairie High School is among the 429 Idaho students who have been named Boise State Capital Scholars this spring and are eligible to receive a renewable $1,000 scholarship for up to five years to attend Boise State University through the Boise State Capital Scholars academic achievement program. The scholarship fund is endowed by sales proceeds from the Boise State Bookstore. . . .
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Pirates win 1 of 3 at Orofino
The Prairie baseball team opened their season by winning 1 of 3 games at the Bo Cummings Invitational Tournament at Orofino Friday and Saturday, March 9-10. . . .
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Dance Team at State this weekend; Lady Pirates take second at Orofino Tournament
The Prairie Lady Pirates opened their softball season by winning 2 of 3 at a tournament in Orofino Friday and Saturday, March 9-10 to take second place. . . .
Also some changes already on the schedule. . . .
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PHS Track Schedule
On this page is the schedule for the PHS track team. . . .
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Shown are winners of the VFW’s Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen contests. From left are Lindsay Heitman, Kayla Johnson, Alyssa Frei, Jacqueline Lustig and Samantha Keating. Not shown is Alexa Prigge. See story at left

Haleigh Schmidt and Kendra Ross are the attendance winners for February at Prairie Middle School. They won Chef hats and aprons made by Mrs. Savage and enough pizza supplies to make two pizzas. 

Top photo: The PHS Dance Team poses for a photo after the awards ceremony at the District II High School Dance Team Championships in Potlatch. Back from left are Laura Gehring, Chaelena Wimer, Coach Shelli Schumacher, Sienna Benton and Lauren Duman. Center - (kneeling) Alex Richardson, Kristin Hill, Amber Frei. Front - (on floor) Kayla Uhlenkott, Jackie Bowman, Vanessa Hylton. See story at left
Bottom photo: Sienna Benton was the solo dance champion at the District meet—for the third year in a row. 

Dallas Frei and Maria Munger have completed all 44 levels of the Math Facts in a Flash program. This two minute timed test is taken by students in computer lab on a daily basis. Dallas and Maria are students in Mrs. Schu's room.

Mr. Wassmuth and Mrs. Schu's classes attending a workshop by Rene' and Melissa (bottom photo) actors from the Missoula Children's theatre, on Wednesday afternoon. They worked on improvisation and had a great time!! Students looked (middle photo) while Beth Dinning and Whitney Sonnen from Mr Wassmuth's class brushed their hair and went swimming!! (top photo).

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