Updated February 28, 2013
School Board meets
The school board met Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the junior/senior high school and accepted a couple of resignations from long-time teachers. . . .
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Tar Wars presented to 5th graders
Megan Wilson, DNP, APRN  from St. Mary’s Hospital talked to the 5th grade students at Prairie Elementary School about the dangers of tobacco use and how the tobacco companies try to induce youngsters to begin smoking and chewing. . . .
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Ski Skoop
Due to the great snow, we are extending our hours again this weekend. . . .
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Youth Ministry schedule for March
The greatness of hope lies in our hearts as we continue our journey of lent during this month of March. . . .
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March is colorectal cancer awareness month
Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women combined in the United States. . . .
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Summit Academy to have new principal
Summit Academy recently hired Margie Colas as principal for the 2013-2014 school year. . . .
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Week 7 trapshoot results
Cottonwood Gun Club had their highest score of the season with a 74 in week 7 of the 10-week Camas Prairie Trapshoot. . . .
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Step back in time with the High Tone Show
The Historical Museum at St. Gertrude will present “The High Tone Show” on Wednesday, March 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Monastery dining room. . . .
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Library News
Each week more new books are being placed on the shelf for your reading pleasure. . . .
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Youth Choir rehearsals to start
The Prairie Youth Choir will be starting rehearsals on Thursday, February 28th in the Prairie Elementary Music Room. . . .
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CV ends Pirates season
The Prairie Pirates’ basketball season came to an abrupt end Tuesday, Feb. 19 when Clearwater Valley edged them 45-46 in loser out play at the District Tournament at the LCSC Activity Center. . . .
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All-Star basketball games set for March 6; Prairie hosts junior high volleyball tournament
The District 2 All-Star Basketball Games are set for Wednesday, March 6 at Lewiston High School’s Booth Hall. . . .
Prairie Jr. High hosted its annual Jr. High Girls Volleyball tournament this last Saturday, February 23, 2013. . . .
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5 earn state medals
Five of the seven Prairie Wrestlers attending the State Tournament in Pocatello this past weekend brought home state medals. . . .
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Summit eliminated by Deary
The Summit Patriots couldn’t find the basket in the first half and it led to a season-ending 32-45 loss to Deary Thursday, Feb. 21 at the District Tournament in Lewiston. . . .
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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 Prairie’s five medalists at the State Wrestling Meet held in Pocatello this past weekend. From left are Tyler Ross, 4th at 113 lbs.; Dally Ratcliff, 6th at 120 lbs.; Tayler Heitman, 4th at 126 lbs.; Alex Duman, 2nd at 132 lbs, and Kade Perrin, 3rd at 145 lbs. Photos by Cheryl Gimmeson. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Megan Wilson poses with the Prairie 5th grade class after her Tar Wars presentation. Photo provided by Cheri Holthaus. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The students are running in place with straws in their mouths to simulate how it feels for a smoker who runs; to demonstrate the difficulty they have breathing. Photo provided by Cheri Holthaus. See story above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Prairie’s Girls Basketball team award winners are shown with their plaques after receiving them during their awards night Monday, Feb. 25. Back from left are Tanna Schlader, varsity Most Valuable and co-captain; Tyler Workman, Pirate award; Kendall Schumacher, varsity most inspirational; Brooke Schumacher, varsity Defensive Award; and Keely Schmidt, varsity Most Improved. Front from left are Callie Mader, varsity co-captain; Sky Wilson, JV co-most valuable; Krystin Uhlenkott, JV Most Inspirational and Sarah Seubert, JV Most Improved. Unable to attend was Leah Holthaus, JV co-Most Valuable. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Basketball cheerleading awards were given out Monday Feb. 25. From left are cheer coach Sherry Holthaus; Kirstin Latimer, Miss Dedication; Beth Dinning, Miss Leadership; Katherine Nida, Miss Poise; Emily McHugh, Miss Confident; Heidi Holubetz, Miss Responsibility; Sydney Glimp, Miss Smiles; and Jessi Riener, Miss Conscientious. Not pictured is Holli Uhlorn, Miss Choreographer. Photo by Ryan Hasselstrom. Click on the photo for a larger view. 

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