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Student’s photo makes it to national competition

Grangeville High School sophomore Hailey Russell took top honors at the state of Idaho PTA Reflections arts contest.

Salmon River schools seek new community reader board

To better communicate to the community of Riggins and its patrons, the board of trustees at Salmon River Joint School District 243 has given the district permission to pursue the possible replacement of the current reader board on U.S. Highway 95 with a new electronic reader board at the same location.

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Clearwater Valley students tour university

The fourth and fifth graders at Kooskia’s Clearwater Valley Elementary School were funded through a private donation from Jeff and Debbie Markin, and the Brandt and Coulter families, for a day trip to Washington State University March 9. The tour was organized through Cindy Held at the WSU Visitor Center.

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Somewhere In Space

Eighth graders in Mrs. Barger’s Science at GEMS class have been working on their presentations on space.

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GHS Prom

Grangeville High School’s prom was held Saturday, April 16, with 64 couples attending. Crowned king and queen are seniors Austin Parks and Hailey Uhlenkott.

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Stefani to be honored at May 4 concert; elected IMEA president

The community is invited to attend the Grangeville High School spring concert Wednesday, May 4, 6:30 p.m., at GHS. This spring awards concert will feature Varsity Blue, Concert Choir, GHS Band, guitar class and Jazz Band. In addition, the Grangeville Community Foundation (GCF) will award director Kathy Stefani as the 2016 recipient of the Orrin and Eleanora Webb Community Giving Award.

Kindergarten screening set for April 20 at GEMS

Mountain View School District 244 will hosts its annual kindergarten screening and registration Wednesday, April 20, at Grangeville Elementary Middle School (GEMS). School age children will be registering for entrance to kindergarten for the 2016-17 school year.

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Going to the dogs? Forsyth raises funds for local shelter

Kaitlyn Forsyth has always loved animals. Her love of them, especially those that need extra care and attention, landed her with her senior project.

Kindergarten screening scheduled for GEMS; Set for April 20

Mountain View School District 244 will hosts its annual kindergarten screening and registration Wednesday, April 20, at Grangeville Elementary Middle School (GEMS). School age children will be registering for entrance to kindergarten for the 2016-17 school year.

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Good vibrations: Grangeville students put on sharp performances, five move on to state level

District II musicians were in strong force at the recent solo/ensemble festival in Moscow. Several students will go on to the next level of state competition in April including Darby Finnegan on flute; Dillon Alder trumpet/bass; Marissa Kennedy, mezzo-soprano; Alexandria Perry, mezzo-soprano; and Criekor Paris, tenor (vocal). Alternates are vocalists Adam Wonnacot, Cat Musick and Lauren Goldman.

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Carrying On The Recycling Tradition

Grangeville Elementary Middle School has been recycling since 1991 when it started with Cris Cunningham’s sixth-grade class. The tradition continues 25 years later with GEMS 4/5 grade classes. The classes take turns each month and then the teachers take the recycling bags to the recycling center Saturday morning, which is open 9-11 a.m. Pictured is Ms. Thompson’s class helping the school recycle.

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Community Briefs

CLEARWATER — The Elk City Wagon Road committee is meeting Saturday, April 2, 11 a.m., at the Clearwater Grange Hall. Following the meeting will be a potluck lunch. The museum will also be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Plans are being made for a May museum party and for the July celebration of the wagon road. Anyone is welcome at the meeting.

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Prairie High School Sews

Millie Wimer’s Prairie High School sewing students are pictured here with the baby blankets they made for St. Mary’s Hospital to be given to each newborn baby.

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Klapprich chosen as 2016 White Bird Rodeo Queen

Grangeville High School freshman Bella Klapprich was chosen Saturday, March 19, as the 2016 White Bird Rodeo queen.

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Ssssssnakes Alive! - Reptile Man

Reptile Man Scott Petersen of Monroe, Wash., provided assemblies at Clearwater Valley Elementary and Grangeville Elementary Middle schools last week.