Updated May 9,  2013
Supplemental levy info
There will be a supplemental levy election for the Cottonwood School District on Tuesday, May 21. Below are answers to frequently asked questions about the levy. . . .
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Paint the town purple
It’s time to gear up for the Clearwater to Salmon Rivers Relay for Life to be held July 19-20 at the Kamiah High School track. . . .
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It's not too late to donate
It’s not too late to donate food or toiletries for the Cottonwood Food bank. . . .
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Safe Sitter course offered
Safe Sitter classes for girls and boys age 11 to 13 will be held June 25 and 26. . . .
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Donation yard sale planned
We are having a Donation Yard Sale at the Jan Schnider home (by Railroad Bridge toward Keuterville, in Cottonwood) on Saturday, May 18 . . .
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Hospital News
St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics will be providing sports physicals for all area students interested in playing athletic sports; . . .
Bryan Skinner, Director of Information Technology was selected as the May Employee of the Month for St. Mary’s Hospital. . . .
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Poster contest winners are named
Prairie Elementary School third and fourth graders participated in the annual National Garden Clubs Smokey Bear/Woodsy Owl Poster Contest. . . .
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Let's Get Packing clinic set
To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Back Country Horsemen of America, the North Central Idaho Chapter is sponsoring a cargo and pannier packing clinic. . . .
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Mass planned for graduates
Attention graduating seniors: A Mass will be hosted at St. Mary’s Church in your honor on May 12 at 10 a.m. . . .
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Good Neighbor Garden contest
The Nezperce Garden Club will hold its Second Annual Good Neighbor Garden contest in Nezperce and Ferdinand, Idaho. . . .
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Arnzen, Uhlenkott earn 2nds at Area Best Meet; Junior High track photos
Lucas Arnzen in the 400 and Krystin Uhlenkott in the long jump each earned a second place finish at the Meet of Champions held at Lewiston Thursday, May 2. . . .
There are several photos from the Junior High track meet at Kamiah May 4 also on this page. . . .
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Lady Pirates win two 1-run games; District starts Thursday
The Prairie Lady Pirates picked up a pair of 1-run victories in their final two regular season games. They won 3-2 at Asotin in a non-league game that was a late addition to the schedule and then won a league game at Troy 7-6 to clinch the #2 seed into the District Tournament. . . .
The Softball District Tournament is set for this Thursday and Friday, May 9-10, at Airport Park in Lewiston. . . .
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Congratulations to the April Students of the Month: Krista Hess, left; Krystin Uhlenkott, center, and Seirah Poxleitner, right. Krista is conscientious and a hard worker.  She has excellent citizenship and encourages other to do their best.  Krystin works hard in and out of class and always shows good citizenship.  She is a joy to be around because she always has a smile on her face! Seirah, the junior high Student of the Month, always has her work completed on time and is willing to help us with anything extra.  Her positive attitude makes her a good choice for Student of the Month.  Photo provided by Ryan Hasselstrom.  Click on the photo for a larger view.

Cody Kaschmitter and Rachel Gimmeson had lunch at the Hangout on Monday May 6. These students won the April attendance drawing.

Several nurses and doctors from St. Mary’s Hospital participated in STABLE Training on May 3. STABLE is the most widely distributed and implemented neonatal education program to focus exclusively on the post-resuscitation/pre-transport stabilization care of sick infants.  S.T.A.B.L.E. stands for the six assessments and care modules in the program; Sugar, Temperature, Airway, Blood Pressure, Lab Work and Emotional Support.  A seventh module, Quality Improvement stresses the professional responsibility of improving and evaluating care provided to sick infants. Shown are the nurses and  STABLE trainers; the doctors were unavailable for the photo. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Caught Ya winners for the month of April at Prairie Elementary School were: back row: Pixie Jones, Lane Remacle, Gregg Gimmeson, Caleb McWilliams, Tyler Leonard, Keenan Shears, Garrett Crenshaw, Jackson Johnson and Dean Johnson. Middle Row: Taeler Key, Amelia Uhlenkott, Ellea Uhlenkott, Racheal Gimmeson, Emma Watson, Nicky Gortsema, Larry Leighton, Connor Schwartz and Kace Munger. Front Row: Ally Geis, Olivia Klapprich, Sierra McWilliams, Amanda Halligan and Alex McElroy. Photo provided by Sherry Holthaus. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Cottonwood Credit Union coloring contest winners were: Carter Chicane, Brooklyn Riener, Brenna Wood, Sabrina Lustig, Rebecca Seubert, Haley Betts, and Laney Forsmann. Not pictured is Monica Goeckner. Photo provided by Sherry Holthaus. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Shown is the cast of Summit Academy’s  Spring Play, “The Matchmaker”.  Thank you to all who attended the shows, and a special thank you to the director, Kim Frei. Photo provided by Summit Academy. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Summit Academy's Kindergarten class, along with Mrs. Rehder their teacher, delivered May baskets to the sisters at the Monastery on Wednesday May 1st.  Shown from left are: Sarah Waters, Rachel Sonnen, Phil Schwartz, Noelle Chmelik, and Julia Wassmuth. Photo provided by Summit Academy. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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