Updated April 21, 2022
School Board meets
The school board held their April meeting Monday, April 18 and announced 3 new hires. . . .
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Easter Egg Hunt photos
On this page are Easter Egg Hunt photos from Cottonwood, Ferdinand and Greencreek. . . .
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More 52-Pickup winners
The Knights of Columbus Council 1389 have held drawings for March and April winners of the 2021 Green 52-Pickup tickets. Congratulations to the winners:  . . .
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Update on Leo Prigge
Leo Prigge, 4th child of Dylan and Emily Prigge, was born May 1, 2021.  Just 10 days later, the results of Leo's routine newborn screening test came through showing he had almost no immune system. . . .
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Library to host Francis and Diane
Story Time on Tuesday April 26th at 10:00 A.m. will host Francis Ellsworth on guitar and Diane on accordion. . . .
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Summer jobs available with Park Service
Are you interested in a summer position with the National Park Service? Nez Perce National Historical Park is recruiting up to 2 individuals for its Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program. . . .
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Pirates swept by Genesee
The Prairie baseball team were swept by Genesee in a league doubleheader played at Clarkston Friday, April 15. They lost the opener 2-7 and then lost the second game 1-2 despite allowing no hits to the Bulldogs. . . .
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Lady Pirates sweep Genesee
In a wild doubleheader against Genesee, the Prairie Lady Pirates pulled out a pair of 1-run wins in softball action at Cottonwood Monday, April 18. They came from behind to win the opener 9-8 then held off a Genesee rally to win the second game 8-7. . . .
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Track team competes at 3 meets
The Prairie Track Team had a busy week with 3 meets in 7 days. On Tuesday, April 12 they traveled to Lapwai for the Leah Swanson Memorial Deary Invitational. On Friday, April 15, they traveled to Kamiah for the Nez Perce Games. Finally on Monday, April 18, they hosted a meet at Cottonwood.  . . .
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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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Students of the month at Prairie Jr./Sr. High for March are back from left Alex McElroy, Lee Forsmann and T.J. Hibbard and front from left Aubree Rehder, Kennedy Riener, Levi Gehring and Lexi Schumacher. Photo by Matt Elven. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The start of the Easter Egg Hunt in Cottonwood in the 0-4 age group. All the age groups were started at the same time. More Easter Egg Hunt photos in article above left. Click on the photo for a larger view.

St. John Bosco Academy announces their top scholars for 2022.  Jade Prigge is this year's valedictorian and Erin Wassmuth is salutatorian.  SJB will hold their graduation ceremony on May 28th at 5pm in the school's Christ the King Chapel.  A dinner and dance will follow in the school gym. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Congratulations to our HOSA members who competed last Thursday and Friday at State. Pictured from left are Olivia Klapprich, Laney Forsmann, Chloe Rowland, Miranda Klapprich, Ali Rehder, Tara Schlader and Holli Schumacher. Tara Schlader 3rd place and Ali Rehder 4th place and Holli Schumacher 9th place for Healthcare Issues. Ali Rehder 2nd place Human Growth and Development. Miranda Klapprich 4th place Health Career Photography. Chloe Rowland, Holli Schumacher and Olivia Klapprich 3rd place Community Awareness. Ali Rehder, Tara Schlader and Laney Forsmann 4th place Health Education. Photo by Liz McLeod.
More details on the conference in next week's update. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Construction is progressing on the Angelus Center and shop building at St. John Bosco Academy.  The frame for the shop building went up last week and concrete is being poured for the Angelus Center.  The steel structure for the Angelus Center is on site and crews will begin assembling it this spring. Photos above provided by St. John Bosco Academy. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Brenda's Paint Parties got together with these two groups of painters on Thursday afternoon and Friday evening in Craigmont. Everyone has been having an enjoyable time painting these Spring door hangers and visiting with friends. Photos by Brenda Holmes. Click on each photo for a larger view.

The 5th and 6th grade class at St. John Bosco Academy presented a live Stations of the Cross on Wednesday of Holy Week in the school chapel. Parents and students were invited to attend and participate in Jesus' way to the cross through the eyes of Mary.  Mr. Rehder and the 7th & 8th grade students played guitar between each of the 14 stations.  The 7th station, Jesus falls the second time, is portrayed by Simon Hagen, Will Sonnen, Pierce Frei and Isaiah Warren.  The 11th station, Jesus is nailed to the cross, is portrayed by Will Sonnen, Pierce Frei, Joseph Waters, Isaiah Warren and Madeline Wassmuth. Photos by St. John Bosco Academy. Click on each photo for a larger view.

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