Updated May 25, 2017
35 to graduate Friday
Co-Valedictorians Grant Gehring and Chaye Uptmor will lead a class of 35 students through graduation ceremonies at Prairie High School this Friday, May 26 starting at 7 p.m. . . .
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Blood drive set for June 12
The Cottonwood Community Blood drive is scheduled through Inland Northwest Blood Center for June 12, 2017 at the Cottonwood Community Hall . . .
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Students release steelhead
On May 15, the Agricultural Class from Nezperce and Highland, 4th grade students from Highland and Prairie, and 7th and 8th grade students rom Summit Academy completed their “Hatchery in the Classroom” program with the release of about 300 (2 to 3 inch long) steelhead into Lawyers Creek. . . .
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Owl expert visits 5th and 6th graders
Mr. Craig Johnson the “Owl Expert” from the BLM visited the 5th and 6th grade science classes at Prairie Elementary. . . .
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6th grade Field Day at Winchester Lake
Teaching outdoors is natural for the Lewis Soil Conservation District (LSCD). . . .
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Students named to LCSC honor rolls
A total of 850 students at Lewis-Clark State College earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2017 semester, LCSC administrators announced on Friday. Among the honorees, 426 made the President’s List while 424 were named to the Dean’s List. . . .
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Lady Pirates take second at State
The Prairie Softball team reached the state championship game for the first time since 2013 but came up short against Horseshoe Bend and finished in second place in the tournament held at Lewiston’s Airport Park Friday and Saturday, May 19-20. . . .
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Girls win team title at state track meet
The Prairie girls track team won the state team championship at the State Track Meet held Friday and Saturday, May 19-20 at Middleton High School. . . .
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Summit graduates receive diplomas, awards, scholarships
Six Summit graduates received awards and diplomas at their Commencement ceremony last Friday, May 19. . . .
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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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The Prairie girls track team won the 1A state team championship. In front from left are Theresa Wemhoff, Ciara Chaffee, Chaye Uptmor and Jordyn Higgins. Back from left are head coach Ryan Hasslestrom, assistant coach Becky Higgins, Madison Ulmer, Mykaela McWilliams, Laney Uhlenkott and Ellea Poxleitner. Photobombing above the banner is Ellea Poxleitner. Photo by Cara Uhlenkott. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The 4x200 relay team, top, and the 4x400 relay team, bottom, each won first medals at the State Track meet. Top photoclockwise from top left are Mykaela McWilliams, Laney Uhlenkott, Theresa Wemhoff and Jordyn Higgins. Bottom photo, clockwise from top left are Laney Uhlenkott, Chaye Uptmor, Theresa Wemhoff and Jordyn Higgins. Photos by Cara Uhlenkott.
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The Prairie softball team took second place at State. Front from left are Kodie Tidwell, Kylie Tidwell, Faith Uhlenkott and Sam Remacle. Second row from left are Jade Peery, Amber Halligan, Julia Wemhoff, Noelle Uhlenkott, India Peery, Sydney Bruner, Josie Peery, Leah Higgins, Alexis Hiler, Sierah Poxleitner and assistant coach Steve Wilson. Back from left are head coach Jeff Martin, Cheyanne Maurer, Sydnee Bruegeman and Sarah Ross. See game stories at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

April students of the month at Prairie Jr./Sr. High School are from left, Zach Rambo, jr. high and Molly Schwartz and Josie Peery, high school. Zach is extremely hardworking and conscientious.  He is always motivated to finish his work and willing to assist classmates that are in need of help. Zach is very deserving for Student of the Month. Molly always works hard, is responsible, gently and friendly to everyone.  She takes on and tackles the toughest projects. Josie is friendly, has a positive attitude, is mature and always helps those in need. Click on the photo for a larger view.

May students of the month at Prairie are from left Madison Hinkelman and Ryan Arnzen, high school and Evan Schwartz, jr. High. Madison works hard at every task assigned.  She is always prepared for class and ready to learn when the bell rings. Ryan has a great attitude.  He always has a smile when you need one and is eager to help those in need. Evan is a kind, respectful hard working and conscientious student.  His work is always well done, and when finished he helps those around him complete their work or task. Photos provided by Carrie Nygaard. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Summit's graduates after receiving their diplomas. See Summit page for more photos. Click on the photo for a larger view.
The Prairie Jr./Sr. High School band performs during their concert last Wednesday evening. Click on the photo for a larger view.
Kerri Villamor and Naomi VanHouten performed a flute duet at the Prairie Jr./Sr. High School Band concert. Click on the photo for a larger view.
Nicole Poxleitner, left, and Faith Uhlenkott, right, each received $250.00 at the graduation Mass on May 21st for their exemplary leadership and stewardship in their Catholic faith.   Faith received her award from Youth Ministry and Nicole received her award from The Prairie Faith Formation program.  Photo by Debbie Chicane. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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