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Students do well in HOSA competition

Local high school students recently competed at the state level in HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) at Boise.

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Eyes On Their Fear

Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s Idaho Theater for Youth performed “The Jabberwocky” (based on a Lewis Carroll poem) at both Grangeville Elementary Middle and Clearwater Valley Elementary (Kooskia) schools last week.

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Farm, Forestry, Fun

Fifth graders from throughout the area met at Greencreek Community Hall for the annual Farm and Forest Fair Wednesday, April 16. Nine stations were available with presenters as children rotated through.

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Choir tours Boise area

The 23-member Grangeville High School Varsity Blue Choir recently spent two days touring the Treasure Valley.

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Student Winners

Cottonwood, receiving $25. Schwartz, daughter of Mark and Theresa Schwartz, Ferdinand, was the third-place winner, receiving $25. All are fifth grade students at Summit Academy, Cottonwood, and their teacher is Mrs. Karla Krogh.

Bieler named to honor society

Audrey A. Bieler of Grangeville recently accepted membership into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).

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Double time: Second win for Singh in state geo bee

Amrit Singh did what no other Grangeville student has done in the 26-year history or the state geography bee: He won two years in a row.

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Musicians earn honors at festival: Olson earns state berth

On Wednesday, March 12, 62 Grangeville student musicians traveled to Moscow to participate in the district II solo/ensemble festival. Students prepared a variety of performances, both vocal and instrumental, from solo to quartets. Adjudicators from both University of Idaho and Washington State University scored instruments in their field of expertise, woodwind, brass, percussion and vocal.

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Students fare well at mock trial competition

Guilt or innocence – and a whole lot of arguing, witnessing and research – hung in the balance recently as Grangeville High School students took part in a hands-on trial.

Trustee sought: MVSD 244 zone 2

Mountain View School District 244 is seeking a new trustee. Zone 2 board member Keith Evans from Clearwater resigned effective this month. Evans will be moving to Lewiston. He has served on the board since 2007.

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Character Work

Clearwater Valley Elementary School teacher Delise Denham (right) worked on a character traits collage with her second and third grade students March 10. (Top) Axl Fairbanks and (bottom) Tia Haukedahl show their finished projects.

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Students fare well at mock trial competition

Guilt or innocence – and a whole lot of arguing, witnessing and research – hung in the balance recently as Grangeville High School students took part in a hands-on trial.

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Challenging the thought process: Math (Common Core Style)

Although some of the Common Core State Standards have had negative light shed on them, in Joe Tosten’s Clearwater Valley Elementary School second and third grade classroom, the math techniques are making kids think.

Kindergarten screening set for GEMS

Kindergarten screening will be held Friday, April 4, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the primary building at Grangeville Elementary Middle School.

Honor Rolls

Clearwater Valley Junior and High School (Kooskia) Eighth Grade 3.9-3.5: Harmony Edmondson, April Thomas, Grace Ann Denham, Shanna Sherrer, Carson Morrow; 3.4-3.0: Michael Routh, Kelly Haukedahl, Bethany Ilam, Emma Lyons, Samuel Ward. Seventh Grade 3.9-3.5: Chloe Miskin, Jarrett Nuxoll, Mikaela Herrick; 3.4-3.0: Jade Dutcher, Kevin Hill, Ty Dominguez, Liberty Edmondson, Tyesha McAlister. Sixth Grade 3.9-3.5: Christian Fabbi, Hailie Roy, Wilder Cross, Tate Pfefferkorn, Alicia Reuben; 3.4-3.0: Billy Bramlett, Isaac Wilson, Melanie Gianopulos, Courtney Harada, Tyce Pfefferkorn, Lane Kuykendall, Kalysta Calzadillas, John Loughran, Jasmine Tatu,