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Forest product essay contest winners announced

The Idaho Forest Products Commission recently announced winners of the annual Forest Products Week Essay Contest. For their outstanding writing efforts, five Idaho students will receive a certificate and cash awards for themselves, plus $100 for their classrooms.

January 16, 2019 6 a.m. read more..

Rockin’ Around The Holidays at GEMS

Grangeville Elementary Middle School held its Christmas concert, under the director of music teacher Carla Astle, Tuesday, Dec. 18. Students in kindergarten through fifth grade performed in “Rockin’ Around the Holidays,” which included music through the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s.

January 2, 2019 6 a.m. read more..

Clearwater Valley Singers

Clearwater Valley Junior/Senior High School recently held its Christmas concert, under the direction of Mrs. Elizabeth Nuxoll.

December 26, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

A Visit From St. Nicholas And A Big Surprise

Grangeville Elementary Middle School students were treated with a drive-by from Santa Claus and the Grangeville Volunteer Fire Department (above) Thursday, Dec. 20. That same day, a PBIS positive behaviors reward program offered nine gifts for students in kindergarten through grade eight who had earned Bulldog tickets. These good behavior tickets were placed in an Inland-Cellular Android air booth that GEMS Principal Dr. Susan Anderson stood in and randomly grabbed names which were the prize winners. One of the prize winners, Shaun Deller (right) was happy to receive a sports-theme bag. Because students met fund-raising goals throughout the first semester, Dr. Anderson was also commissioned to kiss a piglet (see page 1).

December 26, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Grangeville students pass MOS certification

Grangeville High School students have started off their school year on the path to technology proficiency. More than 40 students recently took and passed the Microsoft Office Specialist certification.

December 19, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

MVSD’s Johnson takes Lewiston Library job

After 11 years as the Mountain View School District 244 librarian, Lynn Johnson will be shelving her last books for the district. Johnson was recently hired as the Lewiston Library director by the Lewiston Library Board of Trustees. Her first day on the job will be Jan. 14, 2019.

December 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Christmas tree permits available for local national forests

In Idaho County and the surrounding area, it is a popular tradition to begin the holiday season with an outing to the forest to cut the family’s Christmas tree. Permits for Christmas tree cutting are now available at Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests offices, as well as several local vendors. Free permits are also available to all fourth graders through the Every Kid in a Park program.

December 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Mahoney takes on SPPS principal position

Rhett Mahoney’s career choice took a turn when he was at the University of Idaho. Mahoney started in architecture and ended in secondary education. “God has a way of changing our plans, of using us in his ways,” he smiled.

December 5, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Pie, Anyone?

Lewiston Roundup Queen Bella Klapprich and Idaho County Fair Queen Naomi Connolley serve pie at the Grangeville Health and Rehab. Thanksgiving dinner last week.

November 28, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Family Reading Week Fun

Family Reading Week was celebrated last week at both Grangeville Centennial Library and Grangeville Elementary Middle School. Here, at GEMS on Wednesday, Nov. 14, teacher Mrs. Gorges works with Russell Newson in the library, making an “eye spy” project.

November 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Granting Girls

Grangeville Elementary Middle School fifth graders (L-R) Hallee Crowl, Addi Vanderwall and Emree Beeson were responsible for writing a grant that will purchase two picnic tables for GEMS. “This will help us enjoy lunch outside,” the girls said. The Grangeville Community Foundation awarded the grant of $1,800 at their Nov. 8 granting event.

November 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..



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