Updated January 30, 2020
School Board meets
The school board held their January meeting last Wednesday, Jan. 22. . . .
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St. Mary's/Holy Cross Dinner set for Feb. 9
Good news for all the loyal attendees of the annual Keuterville Holy Cross dinner! The 43rd annual parish dinner and prize drawing has been moved to Sunday, February 9th, taking place from 11 am to 4 pm at the Keuterville Hall.  . . .
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Ski Skoop
Skiers and snowboarders escaped to Cottonwood Butte Ski Area Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday! . . .
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Save the date - Idaho County YWCA Auction
It’s time again to start thinking about the annual YWCA Auction to raise funds to benefit victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Idaho County. . . .
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The LCSC Report
There are 18 spring classes being offered.  The entire list of classes can be found on the “Grangeville LCSC Outreach” Facebook page. . . .
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Girls District Basketball Tournaments start next week
The girls 1A-D1 and 1A-D2 District Basketball Tournaments get underway starting next Tuesday, Feb. 4. . . .
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1 perfect 25 this week
There were 44 shooters in rainy conditions during week 3 of the 10-week shoot at Cottonwood Gun Club. . . .
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Crabtree named Ag All Star
State Senator Carl Crabtree of Grangeville was one of 39 state legislators named as Ag All Stars by Food Producers of Idaho. . . .
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Soil Health Workshop set for Feb. 11
The 7th Annual  Soil Health Workshop is slated for Tuesday, February 11, in Ferdinand at the Assumption Parish Hall, 514 Maple St.  Registration will begin at 8:30 am with the program to begin at 9:00 a.m. . . .
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Pirates beat Genesee
In their only game played between Tuesday and Monday, the Prairie Pirates gained a season sweep over Genesee with a 68-55 win at Cottonwood Thursday, Jan. 23. . . .
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Lady Pirates win twice
The Prairie Lady Pirates picked up a pair of home non-league wins this past week. On Tuesday, Jan. 21, they beat Orofino 63-18 at Cottonwood. On Wednesday, Jan. 22, they made up a weather postponed game against the Lewiston JV and won 70-29 at Cottonwood. . . .
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Lady Patriots lose to Kendrick
The St. John Bosco girls hosted the league leading Kendrick Tigers Tuesday, Jan. 21 and lost 32-60. . . .
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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. You can also find Jake Wren's Redneck Review on this page. . . .
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JimThe January students of the month were recognized by staff with an "aRRRgh" postcard in the mail in regards to the 3 R's (Respectful, Responsible, and Ready).  The recognition that these students receive are well deserved and their teachers wanted to give a shout out to all of  them!  Keep up the great work!  Pictured from top down are: 12th Grade—L to R:  Reid Uptmor, Sam Mager, Aaron Goeckner, Hayden Uhlenkott, Anna Kaschmitter, Ashton Landers, India Peery, Sydnee Bruegeman, Ciara Chaffee, and Brooklyn Riener.  Not pictured:  Owen Anderson, Damian Forsmann, and Dylan Uptmor. 11th Grade—L to R:  Hunter Leal, Alisa Begzati,, Halle Klapprich, Justin Lockett, Dean Johnson, Madison Shears, Cole Martin, Sierra McWilliams, Ellea Uhlenkott, Sheldon Nuxoll, Logan Wimer, Lane Remacle, Matthew Seubert, and Kerri Villamor.  Not Pictured:  Wes Munger and Remington Sprute. 10th grade—L to R:  Merlyn Famiglietti, Shae Dinning, Jade Gehring, Anna Everson, Wyatt Ross, Elycia Graham, Ali Rehder, Jesse Cronan, Trinity Martinez, Jeffrey Arnzen, Laney Forsmann, Olivia Klapprich, Evan Schwartz, Delanie Lockett, Connor Brown, Chase Kaschmitter, Zach Rambo, TJ Hibbard, and Reed Chapman.  Not pictured:  Alex McElroy and Wade Goeckner. 9th grade—L to R:  Chloe Rowland, Holli Schumacher, Riley Enneking, Julia Rehder, Amelia Uhlenkott, Taeler Key, Weston Riener, Levi Walsh, Tristyn Leonard, Keenan Shears, Connor Forsman, and Brandon Kindrick.  8th grade—L to R:  Ethan Thompson, Jordan Quick, Ethan VonBargen, Ravin Cronan, Cody Kaschmitter, Noah Behler, Matthew Warren, Dylan Forsmann, Taylor Riener, Meghan Fowler, Sarah Lustig, Ember Martin, and Isabella Walsh. 7th grade—L to R:  Colt Kehler, Jake Quintal, Collin Ray, Drake Cronan, Jack Crull, Johnathan Martin, Briggs Rambo, Carter Shears, Dylan Uhlenkott, Natalie Goeckner, Kaden Duclos, Morgan Pack, Aubree Rehder, Grace Uhlenkott, and Owen McIntire.  Not pictured:  Cole Duclos and Owen Tran. Photos by Jon Rehder. Click on each photo for a larger view.

Students are participating in a district-wide Positive Behavior Support Program.  Students are recognized for good behavior. They are given a note and sent to the office for a conversation with office staff.  They are congratulated and their name is put into a drawing each month. January winners are Shawn Robeldo, Brody Raymond, Blakely Forsmann, Winnie Secrest, Zita Schmidt and Ryder Uhlenkott. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Top 10 AR winners for 2nd quarter - Prairie Elementary School teachers set reading goals for students and they work towards those goals each month.  At our 2nd Quarter Assembly students were acknowledged for being the Top 10 Readers. Henry Lustig - Read 55 books and scored 393.6 AR pts; Sage Elven - Read 34 books and scored 273 AR pts; Lillianne Lustig - Read 26 books and scored 237.8 AR pts; Matthew Jones - Read 23 books and scored 235.4 AR pts; Ryan Stewart - Read 18 books and scored 228.3 AR pts; Nadia Cash - Read 33 books and scored 167.6 AR pts; Sydney Shears - Read 14 books and scored 140.7 AR pts; Alaina Lustig - Read 9 books and scored 122.9 AR pts; Kade Quintal - Read 8 books and scored 118.7 AR pts; Erica Schlader - Read 23 books and scored 101.8 AR pts. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Shown are the top Kindergarten readers for second quarter.  They were recognized at our January Assembly. They are, from left, Claire Michaels, Zeke Henry, Brylie Forsmann. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.

December Attendance Winners at Prairie Elementary School were Tenley Riener and Isaak Shears. Their names were drawn at our December Attendance Assembly.  Students who attend school on a regular basis have a chance to have their name drawn for a lunch at a restaurant of their choice. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Lake Bennett and Maggie Nuxoll had lunch at a restaurant of their choice.  They were January attendance winners. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Re-elected school board members Gus Hoene and Tara Klapprich took the oath of office at last week’s meeting. Photo provided by Prairie Schools. Click on the photo for a larger view.
Some young skiers at Cottonwood Butte this past weekend. Photo by April Lustig. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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