Updated February 14, 2018
Cottonwood City Council meets
Newly elected Cottonwood City Council member Daniel Sigler had to turn in his resignation due relocation to the Boise area for a new job. . . .
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St. Mary's/Holy Cross Dinner set for Feb. 25
There is good news for all the loyal attendees of the annual Keuterville Holy Cross dinner! The 41st annual dinner and prize drawing is Sunday, February 25th, taking place from 11 am to 4 pm at the Keuterville Hall. . . .
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Missoula Children's Theatre fundraiser
The Center For Discovery is once again excited to bring Missoula Children's Theatre back to Cottonwood. . . .
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Lady Pirates open against Rimrock at State
The Prairie Lady Pirates will open state play at 2 p.m. PST Thursday, Feb. 15 at Columbia High School in Nampa. . . .
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Prairie Booster club offers scholarships
The Prairie Booster Club will sponsor three $200 scholarships to provide graduates of Prairie High School recognition and financial support in pursuit of a post secondary academic or vocational education. . . .
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Week 5 of the 10-Week Shoot
There were 33 shooters with overcast and nice conditions for week 5 of the 10-Week Shoot at Cottonwood Gun Club. . . .
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Pirates win twice
The Prairie Pirates closed out their regular season with a pair of lopsided wins. They finished their league slate with a 63-39 win over Clearwater Valley at Kooskia Thursday, Feb. 8 and then beat Orofino 68-16 on Senior Night Saturday, Feb. 10 at Cottonwood. . . .
Update-Prairie beat Potlatch 42-38 Tuesday and will play Lapwai for the District Championship Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m.
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Lady Pirates earn state berth
The Prairie Lady Pirates were forced to play two extra games to get to the State Tournament after a heartbreaking loss to Lapwai, 55-57 in overtime, in the District Championship game Tuesday, Feb. 6 at the LCSC Activity Center. . . .
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3 wrestlers earn medals
Parts of the Prairie wrestling team went to opposite ends of the state Saturday, Feb. 10. . . .
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Summit 3rd-4th graders read Charlotte's Web; Summit places third at District
The Summit Lady Patriots had a chance to match what their volleyball team accomplished and make it to a state play-in game but came up short against Deary, 28-34, in the second place game at District. . . .
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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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Larry Seubert is presented the Prairie Booster Club’s Fan of the Year award by principal Jon Rehder at halftime of the boys game against Orofino. Every player on the boys team congratulated Seubert and the girls team, who were back from Post Falls, did as well and got their picture taken with him.  Click on each photo for a larger view.

Friday, February 9, was the date for the Cottonwood School District Spelling Bee.  Twelve contestants competed to be the district champion.  It took eight rounds to come up with a champion.  Monica Goeckner is the district champion.  Monica was asked to spell grandiose.  The moderator, Mr. Greg Deiss, asked Monica if she knew what that word meant.  Monica instantly replied, "I don't know what it means but I can spell it:  G - R - A - N - D - I - O - S - E."  Monica moves to the next level of competition which will be at LCSC on March 10. Shown are Reed Chapman grade 8, Runner Up; Monica Goeckner, grade 5 Champion. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Prairie Spelling Bee Competitors are shown. Left to right:  Cody Kaschmitter, Ben Elven, Zach Rambo, Reed Chapman, Monica Goeckner, Cody Duclos, Savannah Perrin, John Lightfield, Aubree Geis, Waylon Gehring, Tara Schlader and Julia Rehder. Photo by Rene’s Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Picture painted by Joeine Enneking   Winter of 2016.   Painting will be on display at the dinner and other locations before the dinner.  Bids will be accepted via signature Sheet or by calling Glenn Poxleitner at 208-983-4190  until 4pm on Sunday the 25th.See article on St. Mary's/Holy Cross Dinner above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Rene’ Forsmann was recognized as the Administrator of the Year at the IETA conference this past week!  She was recognized at the IETA luncheon which was held this past Tuesday. Ryan Hasselstrom, Andrea Brannan, Jennifer Riener, Laurie Workman, Jeff Martin, Rene’ and I attended a 3 day conference Monday-Wednesday this past week on technology in education!  It was a well deserved award for an outstanding district leader! Click on the photo for a larger view.

Leah Higgins was recognized as the KLEW prep athlete of the week for outstanding athletic achievement!  She was interviewed last Wednesday and it was aired on the news that evening!  Great accomplishment for a great student/athlete!  Photo provided by Jon Rehder. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Derek Pack and Madelyn Holcomb had lunch at a restaurant of their choice on Friday February 9.  Their names were drawn at an attendance assembly .  Students who attend school on a regular basis have their names entered each month for a chance to go to lunch. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann.

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