Updated May 29, 2008
30 to graduate Friday
Valedictorians Sarah Arnzen and Jessica Gehring will lead a class of 30 graduates during commencement ceremonies this Friday, May 30 at 7 p.m. at the PHS Gym. . . .
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Override levy passes nearly 2-1
The School District override levy passed easily at the polls last week with 66% of the voters voting yes. . . .
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Boosters replacing banners
The Prairie Booster Club has dived into another project.  We are currently working on replacing all the state team banners hanging in the high school gym. . . .
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Lustig takes second in state essay contest
The County winners for the Farm Bureau Essay Contest were sent to Pocatello for competition at the District and State level. The winners for District 5 were: Joshua Lustig, first, Rhett Schlader, second and Kayla Schumacher, third. All are students at Summit Academy, Cottonwood. . . .
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Summer schedule for youth ministry
It's time to take a breath, relax, and enjoy the laid back days of summer by sharing more time with family and friends. It is in this invitation that we will embrace a slower pace in the summer youth ministry schedule. . . .
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Prairie Horizons update
May has been a busy month for the Intergenerational Action Team.  Co-Chair Chinh Le reports that the Cottonwood City Council approved moving forward to the next steps for the Community Hall Renovation Project at their May 12 meeting.  . . .
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Graduation drug-free party set for Greencreek
The Class of 2008 Drug Free Graduation Party will be held in Greencreek, Idaho on Friday, May 30, 2008. . . .
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Westhoff earns law degree
Christine Marie Westhoff, daughter of Allen and Sandra Westhoff of Boise, earned her Juris Doctorate degree in Law this spring from the University of Idaho. . . .
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Shumway, Uhlenkott are state champs
Kaylee Uhlenkott repeated as a state champion in the girls shot put and Kyler Shumway made it 3 straight years that a Prairie athlete has won the boys shot put . . .
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Kaylee Uhlenkott and Kyler Shumway are atop the medals stand after receiving their gold medals for first place in the shot put events. Story and additional state track meet photos below left.. 

Students from Mrs. Duclos’ Pre-Calculus class made quilt squares that they will join together for one quilt, and one of them will walk away with.  The squares are designed mathematically.  The designs are (top left): the Sine curve, the Sierpinski triangle, the Sierpinski curve, tumbling blocks, the Hilbert curve, and the Sierpinski Carpet.  The students are Ariel Whitley, Tiffany Schaeffer, Sarah Arnzen, Lauren Duman, Jessica Gehring, and Alex Richardson.

Randy Scoles of Oxarc is shown demonstrating the setup and use of the new Mig welder that was donated by Lincoln Electric.  Brian Schaeffer was instrumental in getting the machine donated for the program at Prairie High.  Students in the picture are Wyatt Williams, Derek Schaeffer, Chance Ratcliff, Steve Baerlocher, Eric Daly, and Chase Nuxoll.  Past graduates of Prairie High have been so helpful in keeping the Industrial Technology program up to date for our communities youth.  The kindness and generosity shown by past graduates, Lincoln Electric and other companies and individuals are greatly appreciated and will help in providing life long skills for our area youth. 
Miranda Hendren of Winchester is the 2008 Winchester Open Rodeo Queen. She is 12 years old and attends Highland School in Craigmont. Her parents are Albert and Rene’ Stamper and she has two sisters, Ashley and Stephanie. Miranda loves riding horses and competes in barrel racing, pole bending and goat tying. She also loves sports and participates in track, volleyball and basketball. Queen Miranda invites everyone to attend the Winchester Open Rodeo on Saturday and Sunday, July 5-6, at the Arena in the Pines in Winchester.

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