Updated  October 25, 2007
93 donate blood
It was very wonderful to welcome 93 donors to the Blood Drive Oct 16.  Good to know that you are still here and ready to give.  We will need more next time to make our quota, so keep us in mind Jan 22. . . .
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New chaplain named for Monastery, hospital
In an unabashed plug for himself and grinning widely, Fr. Hal Weidner, new chaplain at the Monastery of St. Gertrude and St. Mary's Hospital quipped, "If people want to get to know me better, they might start by purchasing one of my books, Grief, Loss and Death: The Shadow Side of Ministry or Praying with John Cardinal Newman." . . .
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Assumption Parish dinner set for Nov. 4
Ferdinandís Assumption Parish will host its annual parish dinner and raffle on Sunday, November 4th at the Ferdinand Hall. . . . 
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Flu clinics are scheduled
St. Maryís Hospital and Clinics have scheduled their flu clinics, according to Shari Kuther, RN.  . . .
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Questions for the school food service program
1. Why did our school district start the breakfast program?
The Breakfast Program started at the elementary school in 2000 in response to a need to help students who were coming to school feeling ill because they were hungry.  It was welcomed and expanded to the Middle and High school buildings in 2003.  . . .
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Response to 9/11
The Junior English classes at Prairie High School, taught by Sarah Remacle, have been studying the events of September 11, 2001. . . .
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Harvest Moon Cruise set for Nov. 10
This yearís 10th Annual Clearwater Valley Hospital Foundation Harvest Moon Cruise friendraiser will celebrate CVHCís 50th Anniversary.  The theme for the Saturday, November 10th event is Golden Jubilee: 50 Years of Caring. . . .
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Pirates beat Lapwai 54-6; 13 of 14 wrestlers medal; JV's finish up 7-1 season
Outstanding defensive play mixed in with some big plays on offense led to a 54-6 win over Lapwai at the combined Homecoming/Senior Night football game at Cottonwood Friday, Oct. 19 for the Prairie football team. . . .
We had a great turnout for the first USA wrestling tournament of the season with 13 of 14 Prairie wrestlers earning medals. . . .
The Prairie JV football team finished up a successful season this past Monday at 7-1 with their only loss coming in the final game as they fell to the Clearwater Valley varsity team 20-36. . . .
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Nida, girls track team are finalists; Pictures from the Powderpuff game and other Homecoming activities
Last Wednesday, Oct. 17, the Warrior Athletic Association held their first ever High School Awards dinner at the LCSC Activity Center. . . .
There are also photos on this page from the girls powderpuff football game as well as the bonfire and halftime of the Homecoming game on Friday. . . .
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Jalisa Wright and Nick Johnson were named as Homecoming Queen and King last Friday during halftime of the football game. 

The senior class float was the winner of the Homecoming float contest. Click on the photo for more photos from the Homecoming Parade.

The PHS cheerleaders and band led the Red Ribbon Week Monday, Oct. 22, followed by Prairie Elementary students, teachers and parents. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Bailie Gehring and Eliese Perrin were the attendance winners for the month of September at Prairie Elementary School.  They will be treated to lunch with the Principal at the restaurant of their choice. 

P.A.V.E. (Prairie's Active Volunteer Group) decorated the hospital for Halloween this  weekend. Decorations are made mostly in the middle and high school art classes under the direction of Sonesa Lundmark.  The group was also busy giving the bleachers a new coat of paint in time for homecoming. Left to right:  Navid Parwin, Laura Gehring, Chantel Boniecki, Lindsay Heitman, Joe Poxleitner, Jason Vonbargen and Brock Heath.

 PHS Athletic Director Travis Mader accepts a check from Prairie Booster Club president Chris Kaschmitter. The money is part of the proceeds from the Booster Club Golf Tournament and will be put in the schoolís uniform fund.  

Shown are students that are in the process of building new computer tables for Mrs Daly and Mr Hasselstrom in their classrooms.  The materials were donated by Pacific Cabinets.  Two different cabinetmaking classes are making the tables.  In the top photo are Jon Rice, Beth Geis, Tyler Rogers, Steve Baerlocher, Tobie Lovell, and Chance Ratcliff. Not pictured are Ken Enneking and Andrew Ingram.  In the lower photo are Jake Wimer, Wyatt Williams, Eric Daly, Nick Johnson, and Michael Matson.  Not pictured are Ron George and Mandy Geis.  When the students finish these, they will start on other items for the school.  

Shown from left are  Kay Youngren, John and Mary Funke, Tim and Beth Forsmann, Bart and Lorraine Nuxoll, Earl and Arlene Uptmor, Vern and Crystal Uptmor,  and Joyce Youngren. The group is shown standing in front of the Portland Head Light at Cape Elizabeth, Maine.  This was taken during an eight day tour of New England.

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