Updated August 21, 2008
School supply lists for Prairie Elementary and Prairie Middle Schools can be found by clicking on this text. See Summit News below for Summit Academy List.

Fair is this week
The Idaho County Fair opened to the public at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 20 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. . . .
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Schumachers are Grand Marshals
“It’s definitely an honor to be chosen,” smiled Ambrose Schumacher from his Greencreek farm. Ambrose and Margie Schumacher are the Idaho County Fair grand marshals for 2008. . . .
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Council passes school zone speed ordinance
The Cottonwood City Council passed an ordinance changing speed zones in some parts of town and establishing school zones at their regular August meeting last Monday, August 11.  . . .
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2008 Fair Royalty profiles
On this page are profifles of the 2008 Idaho County Fair Royalty. . . .
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Help sought for backpack program
Would you like to see each student in the local school districts begin classes with all the supplies needed to begin the school year? . . .
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Join GROW!2008
GROW! is a Catholic Adult Faith Formation opportunity open to all interested in learning more about the Catholic faith. Each small group has chosen to meet on different days or evenings of the week, so there should be a meeting time that fits your schedule.  . . .
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Painting of Holy Cross chapel to be raffled
Don’t miss your chance to win a stunning painting of Holy Cross Chapel!  This artwork was painted and donated by Peggy Morbeck of Lewiston, Idaho to support Holy Cross’s need for a new roof. . . .
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Teachers attend training session
Good writing shouldn’t be a secret.  Believing in the power of the pen, 32 teachers and teaching assistants from Clearwater Valley Elementary School, Prairie Elementary School, and Prairie Middle School attended a training session for the Step Up to Writing Program in order to discover ways to let students in on the secrets of good writing. . . .
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Jr. High Football to start; Booster Golf Scramble set; Clearing up sports physical forms confusion; Kamiah PT to sponsor fun run
The Prairie Junior High football program will get underway with their first practice Wednesday, August 27 after school. . . .
The 5th annual Prairie Pirate Booster Golf Scramble will be held Saturday, Sept. 20th at the Grangeville Country Club. . . .
There has been some confusion on the sports physical forms that the students need in order to participate in sports. . . .
In conjunction with the city’s annual Barbecue Days, Kamiah Physical Therapy will sponsor a 5K fun run, walk and roll on Saturday, August 30th. . . .
Also on this page is the PHS footbal schedule.
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Bowling season to start soon; Association meeting is Sunday; Cottonwood Bowlerettes to meet Sept. 8
The 2008-2009 bowling season is just around the corner. Most leagues in the Central Idaho USBC Bowling Association will begin the week following Labor Day. . . .
The Central Idaho USBC Bowling Association will be holding their annual fall meeting on Sunday, August 24th at 2:00 p.m. at City Park in Craigmont . . .
The Monday night women’s Cottonwood Bowling League “The Bowlerettes” will be having their fall league meeting on Monday, Sept. 8 at 7:00 p.m. at the Coffee Mill. . . .
Also on this page is the PHS Volleyball schedule.
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Summit School Supply Lists
School supply lists for Summit Academy grades pre-school through 12th grade are on this page. . . .
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The 2008 Idaho County Fair Royalty welcome you to the Fair. From left are 2nd Princess Kayla Lorentz, Queen Dana Groom and 1st Princess Katrina Baune.

Ambrose and Margie Schumacher are gradn marshals for the 2008 Idaho County Fair.

Constructed clothing models in Ready, Set, Sew and Ready, Set, Sew Some More modeled their outfits for the judges on Monday morning.

The stage decorations for Wednesday evenings 4-H Fashion Show.

The Robert Janss School at NICI held the monthly graduation ceremony on Friday, August 8, 2008 giving 3 high school diplomas and 26 GED Certificates.  The Director of Correction, Brent Reinke,  talked about the opening ceremony of the Olympics, the symbolism and traditions that create success and the meaning attached to the Olympic rings.  He encouraged the graduates to live life as a relay - working hard and passing the baton to the next person.  Along with Director Reinke,  Wardens Lynn Guyer and Terema Carlin assisted Bill Farmer, the NICI School Principal,  in recognizing the accomplishments of those graduating.

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