Updated September 6, 2018
Superintendent's Welcome Back to School letter
t was a fabulous first week of school!!!  Cottonwood School District’s enrollment after week one for the 2018-2019 school year is 384.   Last year at this time we were at 409.  We start the year in the elementary with 205 students and 179  at the junior/senior high.  Of our total enrollment, 48 students are open enrolled from other districts. . . .
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Blood drive surpasses goal
“Our goal was set for 71 pints at our blood drive that was held on August 28, 2018” commented Brenda Kaschmitter, Blood Drive Co-Chair, but thanks to our loyal donors and the fact that we had very few deferrals, we met and surpassed that goal by 20 units! . . .
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Gonzaga Choir to perform Sunday at Monastery
The Gonzaga University Concert Choir, conducted by Timothy Westerhaus, will perform at the Monastery of St. Gertrude on Sunday, September 9, at 1:30 p.m. . . .
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50 year class reunions set for Sept. 8-9
The 1968 Classes of Prairie High School and St. Gertrude’s Academy will be having their 50 year class reunion at the Cottonwood Community Hall on Saturday, Sept. 8 starting at about 3 p.m. . . .
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Booster Bulletin
The 2018-2019 school year is now officially underway and the Prairie Booster Club has been busy too.   . . .
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Dems election year dinner set for Sept. 22
Saturday, September 22 is the date and the Cottonwood Community Hall is the place for a “Soup Line Dinner” and a chance to meet top of the ticket candidates.  The theme of this midterm election year dinner, formerly known as the Greencreek dinner, is “The Party of Roosevelt.” . . .
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New Lower Salmon River Boating Guide available
A newly updated Lower Salmon River Boating Guide is now available to help recreationists plan a simple day trip or a multi-day adventure on the river. . . .
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Prairie Art Association to meet
At upcoming meeting of the Prairie Art Association on Monday, Sept 10, they will be painting soup bowls for the YWCA fundraiser next February. . . .
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Bowling leagues are starting soon
Fall Bowling leagues at Prairie Imperial Bowl in Craigmont are starting soon  . . .
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Special 9/11 flag run tribute
The Lewis-Clark State College Veterans’ Network is helping sponsor a special memorial tribute to those involved and affected by 9/11 by having flags carried from Lewiston to Moscow on Sept. 9. . . .
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Pirates lose opener; Friday's game-time moved to 7:30 p.m.
The Prairie football team traveled to Middleton for a non-league season opener against Valley of Hazelton and wound up on the short end of a 46-60 score. . . .
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Lady Pirates sweep Potlatch
The Prairie Lady Pirates opened their regular season with a 3-game sweep of Potlatch at Cottonwood Tuesday, August 28. They won by scores of 25-19, 25-10 and 25-20. . . .
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Cross Country schedule
The Prairie Crosscountry schedule is on this page . . .
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Summit is swept at Deary
The Summit Lady Patriots dropped to 0-3 on the season after getting swept at Deary Thursday, August 30 by scores of 13-25, 16-25 and 19-25. . . .
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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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Gladys Sonnen received her 9-gallon pin at the blood drive last week. Photo submitted by Brenda Kaschmitter. See sotry at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Gonzaga University Concert Choir will perform a the Monastery of St. Gertrude this Sunday. See story at left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

It sure looks like Michael Schwartz scored on this play but the refs spotted the ball an inch short of the goal line. Also shown is Reid Uptmor. See football story below left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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