Updated February 26, 2009
School Board meets
The school board held their February meeting last Tuesday, Feb. 17 at Prairie Middle School. Jeff Martin was approved for hire as the new head softball coach replacing Travis Mader who had resigned. Martin previously coached at Culdesac leading them to two state championships. . . .
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Pinocchio auditions are March 2
Missoula Children’s Theatre will be putting on a performance of Pinocchio next week. . . .
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Craft night at Ferdinand gym
Everyone is invited to a craft night on March 6th from 6-10 pm at the Ferdinand Gym. . . .
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Health matters forum is set for March 11
A second St. Mary’s Hospital Health Matters public forum on grief is scheduled for Wednesday, March 11th. . . .
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Ski Skoop
Surprising but true March is arriving Sunday and there are just three ski days left at Cottonwood Butte Ski Area. . . .
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Students visit U of I
On Friday, February 13th, the 7th, 8th, 9th, and 11th graders boarded buses and headed to Moscow for a U of I campus tour. . . .
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The 8 steps to T.E.A.M.
(Together Everyone and Anyone Matters) 
Collaboration, cooperation and connectivity are the soul of building community in schools. Children and educators thrive when all are working together for the greater good of the whole community. . . .
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Shooters scored perect 75
The clouds were laying low and the air was chilly this past Sunday in Cottonwood.  We had a turnout of 48 shooters with excellent results. . . .
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Pirates clinch state berth
The Prairie Pirates did something they haven’t done in 27 years when they clinched a berth in the state tournament by beating Kendrick 63-37 Friday, Feb. 20 at the LCSC Activity Center in Lewiston. . . .
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Driver's Training signups
All students interested in participating in Driver’s Education this year need to contact Judy at the High School by March 6th. . . .
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6 wrestlers qualify for State
All six Prairie wrestlers competing at the District I-II wrestling tournament at Grangeville Saturday, Feb. 21 qualified for the state tournament. Brandon Poxleitner at 135 lbs., James Jackson at 145 lbs., Tyrell Langston at 160 lbs. and Chance Ratcliff at 215 lbs. all finished second at District while Philip Smakman at 130 lbs. and Mitchell Jungert at 285 lbs. placed third. The top 3 in each weight class advanced to state. . . .
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Summit girls out in 2 at state; Boys take 2nd at District then 2nd at Regionals; Summit 2 and 2 at INEEL Tourney; Jr. high boys and girls compete at Hallissey Tournament
For 3 quarters it looked like the Summit Academy girls might win their first ever state game but Carey pulled the game out 39-44 in the fourth quarter Thursday, Feb. 19 at Nampa. Summit was then eliminated the next day by Garden Valley 43-54. . . .
The Summit boys beat Culdesac to take 2nd at District then went 2-1 at Regionals to take 2nd there. . . .
Missing the girls on their team in an action-packed weekend, the girls competing in Nampa at the state basketball tourney held there, seven boys from Summit traveled to Moscow last Thursday where they joined a field from central and north Idaho in the annual Academic Bowl tourney hosted by Idaho’s National Environmental and Engineering Lab out of southern Idaho. . . .
Summit Academy junior high girls completed one of their best performances at the annual Hallissey tourney for junior high boys and girls last weekend in Boise, as they lost a couple of close matches, but came away with three big victories to gain the semifinals, and finish third in the 10-team girls tourney. . . .
Summit’s fourth team in action over this past weekend saw the 6th-7th and 8th boys from Summit travel to Hallissey also, where they managed a two win, two loss record over the two-day event. . . .
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The Prairie cheerleaders came prepared and as the district game against Kendrick neared completion they brought out their “On 2 State” plcards as the Prairie Pirates broke a 27-year drought by qualifying for the state tournament. See story below left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Kyler Shumway, Mary Shears, Gina Seubert, and Samantha Spencer (Chris Schmidt is partially cut off) enjoy taking a quick tour of the U of I college campus.See story below left.

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