Updated July 28, 2011
7 vie for Idaho County Fair Royalty
There are 7 girls competing to be part of the 2012 Idaho County Fair Royalty this year and all but one attend Grangeville High School while the 7th is a student at Summit Academy in Cottonwood. . . .
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Prairie School registration information
Prairie Elementary will not host a formal registration as schedules are in place for our current students. Any new families with school age children, who would like to register their children, may come in any Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. . . .
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Raspberry Festival set for August 7
On this page are photos of some of the Raspberry Festival activities. . . .
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Dr. Farnworth to begin seeing patients
Marc Farnworth, MD, will begin seeing patients in early August as part of the St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics medical staff. . . .
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Library News
Another busy week at the Library.  Summer reading is almost over with only this week to go.  What a success it has been. . . .
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Prairie School Supply Lists
On this page are the school supply lists for grades K-8 at Prairie Schools (7th-8th grade lists corrected 8-2-11)  . . .
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Teachers train on blended curriculum
In response to the recent legislation on requirements for online courses and blended curriculum, 6 teachers are participating in blackboard training with LCSC as the provider. . . .
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Scouting news
On this page are articles about Cub Scouts attending Day Camp, Girl Scouts' summer activities, and a crossing over ceremony for Boy Scouts.. . .
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Back to school eye exams recommended
According to Dr. Jill Lane, Optometrist with clinic hours at the St Mary’s Hospital Cottonwood Clinic, eighty percent of what students learn is through vision, but, nationwide, 86% of school aged children have never had a complete eye exam. . . .
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Third Jam'n in the Park session held
July 21 saw the third Thursday evening session of Jam’n in the Park at the Craigmont City Park. . . .
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Lerandeau grandson is on state title team
# 11, Riley Way, the son of Linc and Heather Way of Lewiston, pitched a complete 2-hit game in the 2nd game of the best of 3 finals held at the Hayden field in Hayden Lake this past weekend. The score of the game was 11-0. They were playing for the Little League State Championship Banner in the 12/Under division. . . .
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Letters to the Editor
On this page are letters to the editor that appeared in this week's print edition of the Chronicle. . . .
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Shown are the 7 candidates for 2012 Idaho County Fair Royalty. Top from left are MaryFrancis Kaschmitter, Bailie Cullin, Abigail Chmelik and Sky Wilson. Bottom from left are Jacklyn Mager, Kathleen Daly and Hannah Baker. See story at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

33 children attended the Summer Reading Program last Thursday.  Michelle Sonnen and her daughter Allison told us of their trip to Rome. It was a very interesting afternoon,  learning about the Colosseum and the gladiators.  We also made Popsicle stick picture frames and decorated them with colored pasta.  This Thursday will be the final day of the summer reading program for this year.  Please bring your reading charts in to be eligible for reading prizes. Click on the photo for a larger view.
School parking lot traffic changes

Butler Street (Entrance): Parking lot at the Elementary School (former Middle School).  This is a view of the entrance to the parking lot.  Signs will be posted for the entrance to the parking lot as well as the exit.    As you head north on E Street you will enter the school parking lot at the end of Butler Street.  Parents who are dropping off students for school will drive to the entrance to the building and let their child off and then drive out the exit. Click on the photo for a larger view. 

(Exit) on to East Street: As you head south on East Street your will drive down to Butler Street and take a left to enter the parking lot. You will exit the parking lot on to East Street (near the school sidewalks).    What you see in the above picture is the exit from the parking lot. These changes will be in effect during school hours.  The City of Cottonwood is working with the school district to add signs. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Girl Scout Troop 3785 members received their prizes from the cookie sales. Standing from left are Martina Everson, Ciara Chaffee and Leann Lightfield. Kneeling from left are Josie Remacle, Anna Everson, Rachael Gimmeson, Madison Shears and Trinity Martinez. Not pictured are Halle and Olivia Klapprich. Photo provided by Shari Chaffee. Click on the photo for a larger view. See story above left.

Shown in the photo are Cub Scouts from Cottonwood Pack 638 and Orofino Pack 564.  Matt Coppernoll is in back row on the far right.  Caleb Butler is in the front row left, Cole Martin in the front row middle. Photo provided by Aleta Coppernoll. Click on the photo for a larger view. See story above left.

Cubmaster Dan Karel presented Hunter Chaffee, Jared Coppernoll, Anthony Karel and Carson Schmidt with their Arrow of Light Award. This is a special ceremony that takes place right before a boy crosses over into Boy Scouts. These 4 boys have completed 2 years of Webelos and are now ready for some new adventures in Boy Scouts. Scoutmaster Shari Chaffee, far right, welcomes these 4 young men to the troop. Photo provided by Shari Chaffee. Click on the photo for a larger view. See story above left.

Shown are the Cottonwood Cub Scouts and Boys Scouts. Front from left are Cub Scouts Justin Lockett, Cole Martin, Matt Coppernoll and Caleb Butler. Middle from left are Webelos who recently advanced to Boy Scouts: Jared Coppernoll, Anthony Karel, Hunter Chaffee and Carson Schmidt. Back from left are Boy Scouts Drew Cochran, Seth Chaffee, Dakota Wilson and Mike Karel. Photo by Shari Chaffee.Click on the photo for a larger view. See story above left.

Wednesday July 21 doors opened at 9:00 a.m. with many folks waiting in line to purchase excess school items.  This picture was taken at about 8:45 a.m. that morning.  Thank you to all that came and purchased items.  The district collected about $3,000 from this sale. Click on the photo for a larger view.

A couple more scenes from the school yard sale.

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