Updated February 7, 2008
Girls Tournament update (2-7-08)--Prairie beat Troy 45-22. They will play Kendrick at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 with the winner earning third place and a trip to state.

Late scheduling change: PHS boys game against CV scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 7 has been moved to Friday, Feb. 8. Varsity only at 3:15 p.m. at the PHS gym.

St. Mary's/Holy Cross dinner is Sunday
This Sunday, February 10th, the St. Mary’s/Holy Cross annual parish dinner and raffle will take place from eleven to four at the Keuterville hall.  . . .
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Library needs volunteers
Prairie Community Library NEEDS YOUR HELP . . .
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Ski Scoop
The weather has been a challenge this past week with school days, tricky roadways, and near whiteouts. . . . 
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Danly, Henry are DAR essay contest winners
Casey Danly, a 6th grader at Prairie Middle School, and Laurel Henry, a 5th grader, are the winners of the “Daughters of the American Revolution American History Essay Contest” of the Alica Whitman Chapter. . . .
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Lincoln Day celebration set for Feb. 16
The annual Lincoln Day Celebration will be held Saturday, Feb. 16, . . .
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Colonel Joann Hollandsworth retires
A retirement ceremony was held in honor of Colonel Hollandsworth on January  25, 2008 at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Washington. . . .
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Two attend National 4-H Congress
The end of 2007 brought the trip of a lifetime for two local young ladies.  Jessica Munson of Riggins and Samantha Spencer of Cottonwood were chosen to attend National 4-H Congress in Atlanta, Ga., Thanksgiving weekend. . . .
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KC's crown hoop shoot winners
Ten boys and girls from Prairie Elementary School, Prairie Middle School, and Summit Academy, ages 10 to 14, were named local and district champions of the 2008 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship and have earned the right to compete at the state level.  Knights of Columbus Council #1389 from Cottonwood, Ferdinand, Greencreek, and Keuterville sponsored the local competition at the three schools during Physical Education periods. . . .
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Pirates split league games; Black out the gym
The Prairie Pirates lost to Lapwai then beat Deary in league games last week. The game against Timberline was postponed to Saturday, Feb. 9. . . .
The Prairie Cheerleaders are sponsoring a “Black out the Gym” on February 11th for the last boy’s home game against Kendrick. . . .
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Lady Pirates lose season finale, beat C.V. in District opener; 7th grade girls win volleyball tournament
The Prairie Lady Pirates lost at Genesee in their season finale then won their District opener over C.V. . . .
January 26th last Saturday Prairie Middle School hosted a junior high volleyball tournament both 7th and 8th grade. . . .
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Wrestling schedule
On this page is the Prairie wrestling team's schedule for the remainder of the season. . . .
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Summit Academy announces honor roll and perfect attendance
Students earning third quarter honor roll status were identified this week by officials at the school, and are listed here as follows. . . .
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In the top photo are those earning perfect attendance during the second quarter at Prairie Elementary School. The lower photo shows those with outstanding attendance (1 or fewer days missed.) Click of each of the photos for a larger version.

The top photo shows the kindergarten red group students with perfect attendance while the lower photo shows the students in that class with outstanding attendance.

This month’s students of the month at Prairie Middle School were Gabe Angus and Derrick Falzon.  They received a pizza pan, toppings for pizza and crust, and a hat and apron to use when cooking it.  Enjoy boys!

Top achievers from the 2007 Idaho County Fair were recently presented camouflage vests by Primeland Cooperatives and CHS (Cenex Harvest States) for their feed purchases, which went toward developing their quality champion animals. Recipients were Kayla Uhlenkott (beef grand champion), Lucas Arnzen (beef reserve champion) Abbie Uhlenkott (swine reserve champion), Mason Dalgliesh (swine rate of gain champion), all of Cottonwood; Ally Cook (sheep grand champion), Bailey Cullin (goat grand champion), both of White Bird; Renea Holland (sheep reserve champion) of Riggins; Justin DeFord (swine grand champion) and Rachel Wemhoff (beef rate of gain champion), both of Grangeville; and Brook Eades (goat reserve champion) and Joey Roberts (sheep rate of gain champion), both of Kamiah. Pictured are (front, L-R) Abbie Uhlenkott, Mason Dalgliesh and Lucas Arnzen; and (back, L-R) are Bailey Cullin, Justin DeFord, Ally Cook and Kayla Uhlenkott.

Casey Danly and Laurel Henry, Prairie Middle SChool students, were DAR essay winners. See story above left..

The Prairie Elementary School Spelling Bee took place Friday, February 1, 2008.
Our Champion speller is Kory Bahlman, above left, a third grade student in Mrs. Kim Schumacher’s Classroom.  Our First Runner-up speller is Alexis Shears, above right, a second grade student in Mrs. Richardson’s classroom.  The other classroom finalists were Chaye Uptmor, Bobby Kinch, Thomas Lowe, Jessica Shumway, Leah Higgins and Trista Latimer.  Congratulations to the winners as well as to everyone who participated.  Kory and Alexis will compete with other preliminary spelling bee winners from the Prairie Middle School on February 7th at 1:00 p.m. in the  middle school library.  Parents are welcome.

The PHS band performs at the District game against C.V.

Lindsay Heitman is atop the pyramid as the PHS cheerleaders lead the crowd during a timeout in the C.V. game. Others from left are Shari Schumacher, Rachel Kaschmitter, Chelsea Long, Camille Schumacher and Lauren Beshears.

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