Congratulations are in order for the Grangeville Elementary Middle School 7/8 middle school band who recently won first place at the Music in the Parks Silverwood Festival. Seventy-two students traveled to Coeur d’Alene High School to compete against schools from Canada, Washington, Oregon and Montana. The school competed in the small middle school division, earning first place. The band is under the direction of Kathy Stefani.
Rian Wilson sings a solo in the song “It’s All Right” in Grangeville High School’s Concert Choir spring concert Thursday, May 4.
Murder, mayhem and lost memories, oh, my! Age has caught up with world-renown mystery writer, Agatha Crispy, and – while talking to her trusty typewriter – she tries to battle the senility and pound out a new murder manuscript
Six Kamiah High School students who earned the right to compete at the International HOSA-Future Health Care Providers conference in Nashville, Tenn., this June are continuing local fund-raising efforts with the goal of raising more than $6,000 to cover conference expenses.
Two full scholarships are available to Clearwater Valley High School students as well as students who are in an alternative educational program within the Clearwater Valley school district to attend Writers @ Harriman.
The Grangeville High School tennis team held its annual car wash fund-raiser at Les Schwab Tires on Main Street last Saturday, May 7.
Boise State University celebrated its 98th Commencement ceremony May 7 in Taco Bell Arena. In total this spring, 2,334 students were eligible to receive 2,561 degrees and certificates. Alaggio Laurino of Keuterville delivered the student address and graduated with degrees in history of art and visual culture, and visual art.
Mrs. Hauger’s second and third grade classroom at Grangeville Elementary Middle School had their annual Cystic Fibrosis penny drive during the past month. The class distributed containers for pennies, or other coin donations, to fill throughout the month. The class collects, weighs, sorts and counts the coins, using this as a math activity. “The students are excited to see how many pounds of coins they collect,” Hauger said. This is the eighth year her class has raised money and awareness for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Cystic Fibrosis is a disease which affects the lungs and digestive system.
Mountain View School District 244’s Zone 5 is in search of a new trustee. The board accepted Sally Nolan’s resignation in April as she will soon move out of state.
The Kids Klub, Inc., board is planning its next move after some less than positive feedback at the Idaho County Commission meeting Tuesday, May 3.
On Wednesday, April 27, the Clearwater Valley Elementary second and third graders were given the opportunity to travel to the Asotin County Aquatic Center for water safety training and swimming lessons.
Children registering for kindergarten at Kamiah Elementary School will receive a free book as part of the Kamiah Elementary Library’s “Get a Jump Start on Reading at Your Library” program.
The Cottonwood School District spring concerts are set. Prairie Junior Senior High School will be presenting their concert Thursday, May 12, 7 p.m. in the PHS gym.
Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) members from Prairie, Grangeville and Nezperce high schools recently fared well at state competition in Boise. The state event was held April 6-8 at the Wyndham Garden Boise Hotel.
Seven Kamiah High School students gave up their spring vacation to attend this year’s HOSA State Leadership Conference April 6-8 in Boise. There were more than 800 students and approximately 30 schools throughout the state that attended the conference and competed in scholastic events.