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GHS grad makes full circle, takes principal position at GEMS

A new face in the Grangeville Elementary Middle School principal’s chair is actually a familiar face to GEMS.

Sports cuts likely for MVSD 244

“I would like to have anyone who says our coaching policy is unfair here right now,” said Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Kent Stokes. “This is not easy and it’s never fun to cut kids. No coach likes that.”

Honor roll: Clearwater Valley High School

Seniors: Joseph Ellsworth*, April Heberling*, Dominique Hunter*, Nara Nakano*, Madison Fisher, Mika Charley, Savannah McHone, James Clark, Mariah Loughran, Karlie Torrey.

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Eimers scholarship will benefit GHS seniors

A memorial scholarship fund in the name of Bill Eimers has been set up for the benefit of Grangeville High School seniors. Eimers was born and educated in Grangeville.

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Scholarships & Awards 2015

Area students recognized for academic achievement and other accomplishments.

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‘Let Me Take A Selfie’

Cottonwood’s Prairie High School held its class of 2015 graduation ceremony Friday, May 29.

Idaho Forest Group gives out educational scholarships

Idaho Forest Group in Grangeville is awarding 12 college scholarships worth $500 each this year to family members of our IFG team.

Reeling Them In

Students were out in sudsy force last Saturday, May 23, putting soap and water to work for a GHS Tennis fund-raiser, held at Les Schwab Tires.

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GEMS literature circles similar to book clubs

Reading class at Grangeville Elementary Middle School isn’t just about reading a book and answering comprehension questions.

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Salmon River graduates five students

Salmon River High School graduation 2015 was held last Friday with five graduates, Brant Baugh, Mitchell Evans, Payton Herzig, Bryson King and Jimmy Shepherd.

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Loebers to bid adieu to Grangeville after 34 years

Landing in Grangeville may have been a bit of a fluke for Les Loeber, but staying wasn’t.

Top of the Class 2015

Each year the Free Press honors those students who have earned the designation as valedictorians and salutatorians of their high school classes.

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GHS’s Stefani nominated for music educator award

Kathy Stefani of Grangeville High School is one of a total of 213 music teachers from 194 cities across 42 states who have been announced as quarterfinalists for the Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the Grammy Foundation.

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Farm & Forestry Fair: Students get a quick study on Idaho agriculture

“How old was this tree?” Idaho Forest Group’s Glenn Poxleitner asked a group of kids as he held up a cut tree ring to them.

Nezperce kids tops in writers contest

Nezperce students Mason Dove and Noah Johnson were among the top finishers in the Idaho Public Television/KUID regional PBS KIDS Writers Contest.