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‘Reading buddies’ meant to instill love of literacy

Does your child get bored while reading alone? Maybe he needs a “Reading Buddy.”

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CVES students get up-close tour of fire camp

While walking to the Motorway Complex camp Sept. 15, the fourth and fifth graders of Clearwater Valley Elementary School were barraged with horns honking and waves from camp personnel as they traveled to their assignments for the day.

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Back To School At CV

School started Tuesday, Sept. 1, for Clearwater Valley schools, delayed due to regional fires and that CV Elementary School was being used as an American Red Cross emergency shelter.

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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.