Updated September 22, 2016
School Board meets
School superintendent Rene’ Forsmann reported at the September school board meeting Monday, Sept. 19, that school enrollment is nearly exactly the same as it was last year. . . .
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Hospital and Clinics awarded certificate of accreditation
Since 2007, St. Mary’s Hospital and Clinics has provided diabetes education services free of charge to hundreds of people in Idaho and Lewis counties.  And, since 2010, two diabetes support groups (held September--May in Kamiah and Grangeville) have provided self-management education, open to all people affected by diabetes. . . .
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Scarecrow Contest
The Greater Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the local business Scarecrow Decorating contest again this year. . . .
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Superintendent's welcome letter
Cottonwood School District’s enrollment for 2016-2017 is up two students from a year ago.  We ended week one with 406 students K-12.  Our enrollment at the start of 2015-2016 school year was 404 students. . . .
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New blood supplier for hospital
Inland Northwest Blood Center is pleased to announce our partnership with St. Mary’s Hospital to become Cottonwood’s local blood supplier. . . .
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Who really earned you the right to sit at those desks
Students in Michelle Sonnen’s 5-6th grade started the school year a little unexpectedly. . . .
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Moms groups starting soon
The Moms' Groups will be starting soon in Cottonwood! . . .
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Library news
Many changes are taking place at the library. . . .
Prairie Community Library is now open later in the evening. . . .
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The LCSC Report
Three more classes available through the LCSC Grangeville Outreach. . . .
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Prize drawing winners are named
Cottonwood Riding Club had its drawing on September 11th, 2016 and the prize winners are as follows: . . .
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Pirates win big at Council
The Prairie football teamed rolled to an easy 42-0 win at Council Friday, Sept. 16, scoring all their points in the first half. . . .
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Lady Pirates win 1, lose 2 on the week
The Prairie Lady Pirates played 3 volleyball matches this past week. They won their lone league match in 3 games against C.V. and lost a pair of non-league matches to Orofino and Grangeville. . . .
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Crosscountry at Seaport Invite
Grant Gehring and freshman Jacey Rambo were Prairie’s top finishers at the Seaport Invite Crosscountry Meet held at Clarkston Saturday, Sept. 17. . . .
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Summit at Grangeville Tournament
The Summit Academy Lady Patriots had no dual matches this past weekend but did compete at the Grangeville Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 17, where they took second in the consolation bracket as they won 2 of their 5 matches. . . .
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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 Cottonwood Chronicle. . . .
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Vicki Berg shows the Certificate of Accreditation that St. Mary’s Hospital & Clinics received from the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Photo provided by St. Mary’s Hospital. See article at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Local veterans carry in desks in Michelle Sonnen’s class at Summit, letting students learn about who earned them the right to sit at those desks. Photo provided by Summit Academy. See story below left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

A.J. Everson, Britney Bianchi and Faith Uhlenkott took on the role of cheerleaders during the Prairie volleyball matches against C.V. and Orofino Tuesday, Sept. 13. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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