Updated January 29, 2009
School Board meets
The school board held their regular January meeting last Tuesday, Jan. 20 and accepted the resignation of Travis Mader as softball coach. . . .
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95 donate blood
Every year millions of Americans give one or more pints of blood to benefit people they’ve never met.  95 of your local friends and neighbors joined that elite group on January 20 at the last Red Cross blood drive in Cottonwood. . . .
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Tri-Parish youth activities for February
As February dawns upon us and hope for Spring waits on the horizon we begin another month of opportunity for our youth to grow deeper in the faith through activities, conferences, faith, prayer and fellowship. Come and join us as we come together to discover Christ in and through each other! . . .
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24 earn straight A's at PHS; 32 on A honor roll at PMS
Twenty-four students earned perfect 4.0 grade point averages for the 2nd quarter of the 2008-09 school year at Prairie High School. . . .
Thirty-two students made the A honor roll for the 2nd quarter at Prairie Middle School. . . .
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Prairie Horizons update
Prairie Horizons would like to thank you for your ongoing support in our community’s projects over the past two years. . . .
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Ski Skoop
The Cottonwood Butte Ski Area would like to extend its thanks to the Prairie School District for allowing its students to participate in school ski days. . . .
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Dinner/Jazz Music Feb. 23
Cottonwood S.D. 242 Music Department invites the community to join in on an evening of Jazz Music, and a benefit Spaghetti Dinner. Dinner will be held at the Prairie H.S. cafeteria at 6:00 p.m., Monday, February 23rd with a concert following dinner.  . . .
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Team scores 72.6
Boy was it a dandy day for shooting this week....The wind was blowing from the North and and the wind was sharp like a knife.  The snowflakes didn't make it any easier...  We salvaged the day by having some decent scores anyway. . . .
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Pirates beat Timberline, Lapwai
The Prairie Pirates extended their win streak to 8 games with wins over Timberline and Lapwai. . . .
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Lady Pirates win 3 of 4, start District on Feb. 3
The Prairie Lady Pirates won 3 of 4 games in the final week of their regular season beating Timberline, Lewis County and Kamiah while losing to Grangeville. . . .
The Prairie Lady Pirates wound up in 4th place in the Division 1 portion of the White Pine League and will face 5th seeded Kendrick in their District Tournament opener at approximately 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3 at the LCSC Activity Center. . . .
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Middle School hosts jr. high wrestling tournament; Wrestling schedule
Saturday January 24, 2009, Prairie Middle School played host to an invitational wrestling tournament.   Teams in attendance:  Jenifer Junior High and Sacajawea Junior High our to Lewiston, Grangeville, Kamiah, Orofino and Prairie Middle School, Cottonwood. . . .
The PHS wrestling schedule is also on this page. . . .
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Summit wins 3 of 4
For the second week in a row Summit's Patriots took three of their four basketball contests last week, the boys winning both, the first a 77 - 57 league match over Culdesac and a 44 - 19 defensive trouncing of Meadows Valley. . . .
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Annabelle and Lorenzo Gonzales have been named by the Prairie Booster Club as Prairie Fans of the Year for 2008-09. They have 3 children: Lannette Enneking, Collette Schaeffer and Yvette Wilde and 8 grandchildren: Jessica, Bridget, Kenneth and Jennifer Enneking; Casandra and Dustin Schaeffer and Tyrell and Jacey Langston.

Jennifer Cochran (EMT) talked to the Cottonwood Cub Scouts about her job and showed them how to assist someone in trouble. They practiced how to do CPR, the Heimlish, when someone is bleeding, snake bite, splinting a broken bone, wrapping and injury and more. Later they checked out the inside of the ambulance. The boys learned a lot and a couple are interested in being EMT’s. Shown are Jennifer Cochran in back, Dani Cochran, Phillip Spencer and Jordan Bowles in the middle and AJ Everson, Hunter Chaffee, Anthony Karel and John Bradley in the front.
Hannah Ross is ready for the Super Bowl as she takes a football with her on a ski run at Cottonwood Butte Ski Area. Friday, Jan. 30, will be the last day for night skiing this season and is also PHS Ski Day.

Leora Laurino shows her stuff as she catches some air off of a jump. More skiing photos on Ski Skoop page.

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