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Grangeville High School Senior Fun Night

Grangeville High School’s class of 2018 held its Senior Fun Night Friday, May 25, following graduation. Here, seniors and their friends play the various games offered. Senior parents raised money through the generosity of the community throughout the year to provide the safe and drug-free event. Students were awarded and won a variety of gifts from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.

June 13, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

GHS graduation: ‘Don’t be afraid to embrace plan B’

A beloved former Grangeville High School teacher had the crowd lit at graduation Friday night, May 25. Kathy Stefani, music teacher, was the guest speaker for the class of 2018’s ceremony. Stefani received whistles and whoops as well as thunderous applause as she greeted the standing-room only crowd. “I have missed you, and am so honored to be here,” she said, sharing memories of her decade in Grangeville that ended just two years ago when she moved to Moscow.

May 30, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Prairie High School Graduation

Cottonwood’s Prairie High Schoool graduated 28 students for the class of 2018 Friday night, May 25. Here, students ready for their commencement in the PHS gym.

May 30, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Grangeville High School Concert Choir

Grangeville High School held its end of year concert May 15 featuring GHS Wind Ensemble Band, Concert Choir (pictured) and Varsity Blue Choir. The music program is under the direction of Merrill-Lee Rasmussen.

May 30, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Kamiah HOSA continues fund-raising efforts

The Kamiah Chapter of HOSA-Future Health Professionals is kicking off a series of fund-raising activities to fund travel to the HOSA International Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas, June 27-30. At the conference students will compete in a variety of health-related competitions and workshops.

May 23, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

BSU names spring 2018 graduates

Boise State University honored spring graduates during two commencement ceremonies May 5 in Taco Bell Arena. Together they drew a record 1,800-plus students.

May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Told uses reading to help attain Eagle Scout status

Eagle Scout projects generally require about 15 hours of community service time. However, that amount for Michael Told could be quadrupled and not even touch the time he has devoted to his project. “I’ve spent a lot of time here at GEMS [Grangeville Elementary Middle School],” the Grangeville High School junior smiled.

May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

GEMS students participate in GREAT Day

On April 12, three Grangeville Elementary Middle School students accompanied college and career adviser Bobbie Kennedy, to “GREAT Day” (Getting Ready for Engineering and Technology) at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL). Cheyanne Brown, Tate Johnson and Isaac Hill learned about STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers.

May 16, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Students learn history of Nimipuu people

At the heart of every culture are the stories and places that sustain them as a people. Nez Perce Tribe member Marcie Bailey stops often for an up-close look at local history and Nez Perce legend at the Heart of the Monster site on U.S. Highway 12.

May 9, 2018 6:10 a.m. read more..

Local students fare well at state HOSA competition

Local students competed at the state HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) event April 11-13 at the Boise Riverside Hotel. In all, about 850 students from across the state competed. Among those were students from Kamiah, Grangeville and Prairie high schools.

May 9, 2018 6 a.m. read more..

Summit spring play: Fairytale variety show takes the stage this week

What has the romance of royalty? The excitement of entertaining little people? The danger of woods and hunting? Mix in a few fairy tale commercials and you have The Snow White Variety Show written by Brian D. Taylor. Summit Academy will perform the play Thursday and Friday. April 26 and 27, 7 p.m., and Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m., at the school on Substation Road. Cost is $3 for students and $5 for adults.

April 25, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


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