Updated September 19, 2013
Enrollment is close to last year
Superintendent Rene’ Forsmann reported there are 392 students enrolled this year, down a little from last year. . . .
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From the Police Chief
There has been an issue going around lately involving traveling sales.  Now, this issue has had officers throughout the area rushing to respond, supporting each other, and protecting society.  I’ve done a little checking, and would like to help decrease the Facebook stories and the many rumors just a touch. . . .
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St. Mary’s Hospital to Sponsor Haunted 5K & Poker Run
Does the thought of running a 5K scare you?  You may have a reason to be scared when participating in the St. Mary’s Haunted 5K & Poker Run; watch out for ‘spooks’ along the way. . . .
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Scarecrow decoration contest
The Greater Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring again this year the Scarecrow Decorating contest.  . . .
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Sen. Nuxoll warns against Medicaid Expansion
Medicaid Expansion is the second part of Obamacare that will stifle and destroy our country with its cost, regulations, and “government is the answer” attitude. . . .
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The LCSC Report
A LCSC Display has been set up at US Bank in Cottonwood.  Thank you US Bank for hosting us! . . .
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Carcass judging contest held
The Idaho County 4-H & FFA Carcass Judging contest was held on Wednesday, August 28th at Sonnen Meats in Greencreek.   . . .
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Booster Bulletin
The Prairie Booster Club is off to a running start.  The hamburger stand has been successful and we hope to see all you Pirate fans again this Friday at homecoming. . . .
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Big 4th quarter leads to win
The Prairie football team picked up their first win of the season as they scored 28 points in the fourth quarter to erase a 6 point deficit and beat Genesee 56-40 Friday, Sept. 13 at Cottonwood. . . .
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Lady Pirates win 2 matches, win Grangeville Tournament title-Summit wins consolation title; Crosscountry at Chief Timothy Park
The Prairie Lady Pirates won a pair of volleyball matches last week as they swept Clearwater Valley in a league match and then defeated Grangeville in 4 games. . . .
The Prairie Lady Pirates swept their way through the Grangeville Volleyball Tournament and defended their title Saturday, Sept. 14 at Grangeville. . . .
The Highland Crosscountry team which includes several Prairie athletes competed at the Asotin XC Island Run Invite Saturday, Sept. 14. . . .
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Summit loses at Logos
Summit Academy traveled to Moscow last Thursday, Sept. 12 to play Logos in a White Pine League match. . . .
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Shown are the Homecoming Queen and King candidates for Prairie High School. The Homecoming Game is this Friday at 7 p.m. against Kendrick with the parade set to line up at 5:30 p.m. at Gem Builders. The Powder Puff Game is set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 with the bonfire to follow the game. Back from left are Westin Crenshaw, Casey Danly, Jake Rowland and Gabe Angus. Middle from left are Jessica Kaschmitter, Nicole Wemhoff, Keely Schmidt and Beka Bruner. Front from left are Dakota Wilson, Tyler Hankerson and Joseph Halligan. Photo by Ryan Hasselstrom. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie Elementary School voted on student body officers last week. The new officers are from left to right: Brooklyn Riener--President, Reid Uptmor--Vice-President, Anna Kaschmitter--Secretary, Hayden Uhlenkott--Treasurer, Dean Johnson--5th grade representative, and Ellea Uhlenkott--5th grade representative. The student council advisor is Ms. Sherry Holthaus. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Tycie Peery, a 7th grader at Prairie Jr./Sr. High School was recently awarded the President’s Education Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. Along with the certificate shown she received a Presidential Academic Fitness Award lapel pin.
The PHS band played prior to Friday’s football game against Genesee. Click on the photo for a larger view.
Carcass contest winners pose with their winnings.  Left to Right:  Norm Sonnen, owner of Sonnen Meats.  Leah Higgins, Sydney Bruner and Spencer Schumacher. Photo submitted by Jim Church. See story above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

This week the Jr.high Teen Living class helped to beautify the high school by planting dogwood bushes in front of the new Jr high section of the building.  This spring they hope to continue on with the project. Photos above submitted by Renee Eckert. Click on the photos for larger views.

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