Updated October 14, 2021

District Volleyball starts Saturday
The Prairie and St. John Bosco Volleyball teams start their District Tournaments this Saturday, Oct. 16. (Brackets are also on this page) . . .
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Lions Club to restore Veterans Monument
The Cottonwood Lions Club is currently doing a major restoration of the Veterans Monument located at the city park and need public input. . . .
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3 candidates for Ferdinand school board trustee
Three candidates have filed to run for the Zone 5 (Ferdinand) position on the Cottonwood Joint School District 242 board: incumbent Patricia “Pat” R. Alfrey, Casey Forsmann and Justyn Hanson.  . . .
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Rehder is new superintendent
Jon Rehder has come full circle. The 1996 Prairie High School graduate is now serving as Cottonwood Joint School District 242 superintendent and Prairie Elementary School principal. . . .
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EQIP signup deadline nears
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Idaho has a November 5, 2021, application deadline for Fiscal Year 2022 Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) projects. . . .
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Rosary Rally set for October 16
Everyone is asked to join in a Public Square Rosary Rally on Saturday, October 16th, at 12:00 noon at St. Mary’s Church, 503 Garrett St. in Cottonwood. . . .
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Pirates win big over Lapwai
In a battle of the last two teams with unbeaten records in White Pine League play, the Prairie football showed they weren’t ready to be dethroned as the rolled to a 58-26 win over Lapwai Friday, Oct. 8 at Cottonwood. . . .
Note: The start time for the Oct. 15 game at Genesee has been moved to 7:30 p.m.
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Lady Pirates lose at Potlatch
On Tuesday, Oct. 5, the Lady Pirates traveled to Potlatch and for the second time this season, were swept in 3 games by the Loggers. Scores this time were 17-25, 19-25, 17-25. . . .
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Cross Country team participates in two meets
Prairie participated in two cross country meets this past week. On Tuesday, Oct. 5, they competed at the twice postponed Nezperce Meet and on Saturday, Oct. 9, they were at the Inland Empire Invitational at Lewiston. . . .
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Lady Patriots win 1 of 2
The St. John Bosco Lady Patriots split a pair of league matches last week. . . .
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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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Travis Mader’s History of Sports class as well as Ryan Hasselstrom’s Careers class had Ty Jones of the Idaho High School Activities Association as a guest speaker last Tuesday, Oct. 5. Jones, center with black shirt with maroon sleeves, talked about the IHSAA and what they do. Photo submitted by Travis Mader. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Mikayla Rowland, William Holman, and Bentley Ross joined Mr. Rehder for lunch on Friday, October 8th at the Hangout for having their names drawn from the 3-R (Responsible, Respectful, and Ready) bags at the assembly last Friday, October 1st.  The Hangout was  generous and gave the 3 students a swirl ice cream cone on the house to end their lunch.  We had a great time for sure!  I'm looking forward to the next group. Photo provided by Jon Rehder. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie football team has had guest color guards at each home football game this season. The first game had a police officer. The second had members of the VFW and last Friday, local fire department members did the honors. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Prairie’s cheerleading advisor Shawnda Wright organized a father-daughter dance that was performed at halftime of last Friday’s game to the song “Footloose.” Shown from left are Eric Coffelt, Ember Martin (her father Jeff was just out of the photo to the left), Kaylie Lockett, Stan Lockett, Scot Schlader, Delanie Lockett and Tara Schlader. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The 5th/6th American History class welcomed Major Alex Frei to their class recently. Major Frei engaged the students with a lesson on the history and importance of our flag and the generosity of those who have served to protect it. He also demonstrated proper etiquette and care of the flag and oversaw the students putting their new skills into practice. Thank you Major Frei for your service to our country and for sharing your wisdom and patriotism with our kids!  Pictured are Major Alex Frei with Madeline Wassmuth and JohnPaul Seubert demonstrating flag folding for the class. Photo submitted by St. John Bosco Academy.


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