Updated March 5, 2020
Missoula Children's Theatre auditions are Monday
The audition for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will be held on Monday, March 9 at 3:30. . . .
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Changes made to PBIS recognition program
I can't believe that we are already 7 months into the school year! . . .
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Princess Tea Party set for March 21
The Idaho County Fair Royalty will be presenting their annual Princess Tea Party Saturday, March 21 at Prairie High School. . . .
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March events for Tri-Parish Youth
We are in the season of invitation.  The Season that gives us the opportunity to stop and reflect on our lives in connection with God’s call upon us. . . .
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Future Clinicians
On January 24th two student groups from our local Prairie High School HOSA chapter completed a community awareness and health education program with all students at Prairie Elementary School.  . . .
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Benedictine Sisters receive Distinguished Alumnae Award
St. Martin’s, a Benedictine university and abbey in Lacey, Washington, recently recognized the sisters of the Monastery of St. Gertrude with the Distinguished Alumnae Award. St. Martin’s also honored the sisters for their years of service. . . .
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Lincoln Day event set for March 20
Jody Solerno will be the speaker at the Lincoln Day Dinner to be held in Greencreek Hall on March 20th sponsored by Idaho County Republican Central Committee. . . .
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Increase in RSV cases
This time of year there are a lot of illnesses going around. Your co-workers have probably been coughing. Your kids have probably missed some school. . . .
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Two score perfect 25s
There were 46 shooters in clear & windy conditions for week 8 of the 10-Week Shoot. . . .
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Pirates named to all-league teams
The White Pine League Division 1 has released their all-league basketball teams for both boys and girls. . . .
Also on this page is the Prairie Baseball schedule.
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Shears named State Tournament MVP; Schumacher out in 2 matches at State
Idahosports.com, which broadcast all the recent girls state tournament games, picked their all-tournament teams and most valuable players. . . .
Holli Schumacher was eliminated after two matches at the State Wrestling Meet held this past weekend at the Idaho Center in Nampa. . . .
Also on this page is the Prairie Softball Schedule.
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Prairie Track Schedule
On this page is the schedule for the Prairie Track & Field team.
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St. John Bosco Hallissey team
St. John Bosco Academy sent a girl's team to last weekend's Hallissey Basketball Tournament, while three 8th grade boys joined the Tri-Parish team. . . .
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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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February raffle winners and their prize choices L to R:  Drake Cronan ($10 Amazon gift card), Noah Geis (King size Hersheys and Mt. Dew), Olivia Klapprich (King size Reese's and Diet Pepsi), Anna Everson (King size Skittles and Red Gatorade) and Molly Johnson (King size Kit Kat and Pepsi). Non-Raffle winners receiving cards in the month of February:  Tristian Mader, Jake Quintal, Hannah Schwartz, Owen Tran, Dylan Uhlenkott, Ravin Cronan, Alli Geis, Ember Martin, Jordan Quick, Elizabeth Severns, Connor Forsman, Logan Waddell, Levi Walsh, Mackenzie Key, Josie Remacle, Kyle Schwartz, and Lane Remacle. Keep up the great work Pirates! See article at left for changes in the Prairie Jr./Sr. High PBIS recognition program. Photo by Jon Rehder.Click on the photo for a larger view.

Students throughout the month are given R(3) cards from teachers, staff members, office staff, etc. for activities they see kids doing that are Respectful, Responsible and Ready.  During the assembly at the end of the month, two names are drawn from each category.  This months winners received a $5.00 gift card to the Habit. Back row from left are Levi Gehring, Jon Lightfield, Sierra Oliver and Kohen Forsmann. Front row from left are Isaak Shears and  Harper Riener. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.

As part of the Idaho County Shootout competition against Grangeville last December, the Prairie High School Student Body sold basketball signs, Shootout t-shirts and received donations from the community.  The combined efforts totaled over $5,136.36; which is being donated to the St. Mary’s Hospital Food Bank. Shown with the check are the Prairie High School Student Body Officers; Brooklyn Riener, Hayden Uhlenkott, Carson Forsman and Jacey Rambo. Photo by Jon Rehder. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Students who are in attendance earn tickets to be added to the attendance drawing at the end of the month. Two students are drawn and are treated to lunch at a Restaurant of their choice. February winners are Makenzie Mizer and Caden Armburst. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Axel Forsmann, Tenley Riener and Isaak Shears are the first grade top readers for the month of February. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.
Derek Goeckner and Ray Terhaar were recognized at our February assembly for mastering their multiplication facts through 12. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.
During our February assembly Mrs. Hernandez challenged students to create a marble maze out of LEGOS.  Students are in the LEGO lab various times throughout the month. We will acknowledge the next winner at our March assembly. Tycie Jean Bledsoe is our first student to create a LEGO maze and show it to students at our February assembly. Photo by Rene’ Forsmann. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The windstorm that went through the area Sunday, Feb. 23 ripped a shed that Judy Klapprich and Lloyd Uhlenkott had right off its foundations and tossed it several hundred feet into her son Bilejo’s pasture. The top 2 photos shows some of the remains of the shed out in the pasture while the lower photo shows where it originally was with most of what was inside the shed undisturbed by the storm. They live near the Klapprich Ag & Auto Shop. click on each photo for a larger view.

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