Updated May 30,  2013
3 to graduate Friday
Summit Academy welcomes the entire Camas Prairie community to our 2013 graduation ceremony! . . .
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Blood drive is June 11
During the summer, blood donations typically drop off dramatically as donors go on vacation and schools close, but the need for blood never takes a holiday. . . .
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Seniors awarded scholarships
The Prairie High School class of 2013 has been awarded in excess of $85,000 worth of scholarships that PHS was aware of as of the graduation ceremonies. . . .
Also on this page are photos from the graduation ceremony. . . .
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Royalty applications due June 30
The Idaho County Fair Royalty committee is seeking young ladies ages 14 to 18 interested in participating in the 2014 royalty program.   . . .
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Day Camp to focus on issues facing teenage girls
Local girls in grade six through eight are invited to a “Be YOU tiful” day camp Wednesday, July 17, at Prairie Elementary School. . . .
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Levy passes
The school override levy passed with a 69% yes vote as there were 241 yes votes and 108 no votes. . . .
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Youth ministry activities for June; Fundraisers with a cause
Debbie will be at the Convocation in Boise from June 3rd through June 6th. . . .
Is your car ready for a fresh summer look?  The youth who are attending the Steubenville Conference in Spokane are hosting a car wash at the Fire station on June 13th . . .
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Summer food service offered
Cottonwood School District #242 is participating in the Summer Food Service Program again this year serving free lunches for children ages 1 year through 18 years of age. . . .
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Students release steelhead
On May 22, thirty six (36) 4th grade students from Highland and Prairie Elementary completed Dworshak Fish Hatcheries (DFH) “Hatchery in the Classroom” program with the release of about 90 (2 to 3 inch long) Steelhead fry into Lawyers Creek. . . .
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Kick Your Bootcamp; June Picnic Fun Run/Walk
Kirstin Jensen, University of Idaho Extension and Gary McEwen, Grangeville Physical Therapy, will be starting the 5thyear of “Kick Your BootCamp” on Tuesday, June 11th from 6am – 7am.Class will be run every T/F mornings for 3 months. . . .
The annual June Picnic Fun Run/Walk will be held Saturday, June 22, starting at 8 a.m. at the Highland School .. . .
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Softball awards are given
PHS softball awards were handed out last week . . .
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The graduates flip their tassels after superintendent Rene’ Forsmann, at podium, certified the class.More graduation photos with scholarship article at left. Game write-ups are below left.Click on the photo for a larger view.

Jim Steinke recites “In Flanders Field” during the American Legion/VFW Memorial Day service at Cottonwood Catholic Cemetery on Monday. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Jim Schumacher and Jim Steinke read the names of those veterans buried there during the Memorial Day service at Cottonwood Community Cemetery. We understand there was also someone who went around putting roses on the graves of those veterans who did not have any memorial flowers on them. Click on the photo for a larger view.

From top down are the preschoolers, Kindergarten, 1st, grade and 2nd grade at the Prairie Elementary School spring concert held last Tuesday afternoon. Photos by Steve Wherry. Click on the photos for larger views.

The combined Junior/Senior High School Band and the high school choir performed at their Spring concert last Wednesday. Click on the photos for larger views.

The Kindergarten class at Summit Academy would like to thank the volunteers at the Cottonwood Fire Department and Kristie Bruegeman and the Prairie Kindergarteners for an awesome field trip on Friday May 24th.  Many Thanks and God Bless From, Mrs. Rehder's Kindergarten Class. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Idaho Farm Bureau, District 5, has selected winners for the Art Design Contest sponsored by the Women’s Committee. Local winners were: Delaney Uhlenkott, (shown above) 2nd place. She is a 7th grade student at Prairie Junior High School. She is the daughter of Brett and Cara Uhlenkott. Third went to Cristian Armstrong, a student at Clearwater Valley Junior High of Kooskia and first went to a student from Clarkia, ID.

Summit Academy has a tradition of a Senior Luncheon where the senior class participates in contests and games with each of the other classes in the school.  The seniors on tricycles are: Justin Dempsey, Shane Stubbers, and Julia Osborne.  Events for the day included a tricycle race, paint tag, basketball vs the faculty, and a pie eating contest (lower photo) to name a few. Click on the photos for larger views.

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