Updated June 6,  2013
Shaney Perrin awarded Governor's Cup scholarship
Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter recently announced the 23 recipients of the 2013 Governor’s Cup Scholarships to Idaho colleges and universities. . . .
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Summer reading program starts June 13
School’s out, summer is here!  Keep children’s reading skills advancing throughout the summer with a fun program they want to participate in. . . .
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Rehder named teacher of the year
Jon Rehder was chosen as Meridian High School 2013 Teacher of the Year. . . .
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4 local women earn social work degrees
Service, Social Justice, Dignity and Worth of the Person, Importance of Human Relationships, Integrity and Competence – these are the Core Values of the Social Work profession; and the Core Values of four college graduates who all have something in common. . . .
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Library News
Have you visited the Library recently and viewed the display by the talented young artist Kody Duclos? . . .
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More Elementary Concert Photos
More photos from the Prairie Elementary Spring Concert held on May 21 . . .
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Winchester Rodeo fundraiser
The Winchester Rodeo will again be selling high quality western hats as a fund raiser to support the rodeo. . . .
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Beyond surviving to thriving
There will be a free workshop Thursday, June 20 called Beyond Surviving to Thriving. . . .
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Track awards are given
PHS track team awards were handed out last week. . . .
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Basketball camp set; 3 on 3 tournament; Prairie Day Softball Tournament
The Camas Prairie Basketball Camp is set for next month. . . .
June 22nd, the Saturday of June Picnic, at 1 p.m., there will be a 3-on-3 basketball tournament at the Highland High School gym. . . .
A fund-raising softball tournament will be held at the Nezperce Lion's Field on July 12-13. . . .
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Summit seniors awarded scholarships, awards
Following is a list of scholarships and awards for each of the 3 graduates in Summit Academy’s class of 2013. . . .
Also on this page are photos from Summit's graduation. . . .
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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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Summit graduates Justin Dempsey, Julia Osborne and Shane Stubbers stand on stage after the Processional.Click on the photo for a larger view. Additional photos on Summit page below left.

Frances Conklin of Dog Bark Park was presented the Bonzey Award as Innkeeper of the Year Award by Brian Scott of Coeur d’Alene, president of the Idaho Bed & Breakfast Association. Shown is the traveling trophy. Conklin also received a smaller plaque which she will get to keep.

Students with perfect attendance at Prairie Elementary School for the 2012-13 school year. Photo by Sherry Holthaus. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Students with near-perfect attendance at Prairie Elementary. They missed a day or less of school this year. Photo by Sherry Holthaus.Click on the photo for a larger view.

Luke Stubbers, a second grader at Summit Academy, was honored at Moscow on May 18 during a ceremony at BookPeople as a winner in the Idaho Public Television/KUID regional PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest. Mrs. Michelle Sonnen,  1st/2nd grade teacher at Summit Academy submitted her students’ stories in the contest and Luke’s story captured third place in the second grade category with a story titled “The Key of London.” The ceremony at Moscow honored all area grade 1-3 winners.  They read their stories aloud and received certificates and prizes. All contestants statewide wrote stories illustrated with at least five pictures and submitted the entries to the IdahoPTV station in their region.  Stories were judged on originality, creative expression, storytelling and integration of text and pictures. Luke is shown with his teacher, Mrs. Michelle Sonnen.

Larry Leaton and Alli Geis received gift certificates to The Hangout for being May's attendance winners. Photo by Sherry Holthaus.

Caleb McWilliams, Ryan Arnzen and Paul Sonnen are shown with a representative of Roger's Toyota. These three won a bike and helmet for having perfect attendance in the 6th grade. Photo by Sherry Holthaus.

The Prairie Elementary Kindergarten class visited the fire station.  They learned about fire safety and making a family escape plan.  They even got to spray the water hoses.  Thank you to our wonderful volunteer firemen, especially Ed Holthaus for taking the time to teach the Kindergartners about fire safety. Photo provided by Kristie Bruegeman.Click on the photo for a larger view.

Talent Show winners at Prairie Elementary were: Trinity Martinez, first place, Josie Remacle and Pixie Jones, tied for second place and Olivia Klapprich and Laney Forsmann, third place. Photo by Sherry Holthaus. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Garrett Crenshaw, Prairie Elementary’s champion chess player and Reid Uptmor, runner-up. Photo by Sherry Holthaus.

Maddie Lustig and Leann Lightfield were recognized for accumulating over 500 Accelerated Reader points over the school year. Photo by Sherry Holthaus.

Under the 2 speakers in the middle of the photo  is the auctioneer at Saturday’s annual consignment sale at Cottonwood Livestock Auction. Good weather greeted a large crowd of potential bidders.Click on the photo for a larger view.

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