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Summit Academy Seniors

The Board of Directors of Summit Academy will host its graduation Friday, May 19. Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Peter Christensen at Holy Cross Chapel, Keuterville, at 5 p.m. Commencement exercises will follow at Summit Academy, Cottonwood, 6:30 p.m., with a dessert reception afterwards.

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Morrison offers historical songs on Idaho women

“It’s so important to retain the history, to tell the stories so they are not forgotten,” said Tracy Morrison.

High school graduations set for May

Graduations throughout the region are set for May. Below is a list of local high school graduations ceremonies:

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Cottonwood FFA earns honors at state

'This learning experience can pave the way for career choices'

With only a few years under its belt, the Future Farmers of America (FFA) organization at Prairie High School (PHS) earned some recognition recently. PHS walked away with respectable honors after the 86th Idaho FFA State Leadership Conference April 5-8 in Twin Falls.

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Community briefs - May 10, 2017

A prayer gathering for pastors and people interested in praying for the nation and community is set for noon Saturday, May 13, at the Soltman Center in Grangeville.

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‘A Nun’s Tale’ set for May 4-6

What has bad guys, a great singer, a group of nuns and a comical padre? It’s Summit Academy’s spring play.

Extreme Adventure Club: Kids can shake it, play it, punt it

The final Extreme Adventure Club for kids events are set for May through September. These events are free of charge and open to kids 8 to 19. Space is limited; preregister now to reserve a spot.

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Camas Prairie Preschool

Camas Prairie Preschool held its Spring Fling raffle event drawing Wednesday, April 26. More than 40 prizes were available. All proceeds will be used for the co-op for regular maintenance and operations during the coming school year.

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Kids experience slacklining

4th and 5th grade students at Meadows Valley School had the opportunity to experience slacklining as part of their physical education program.

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Promenade on the Prairie

Grangeville High School and Prairie High School (Cottonwood) recently had their high school proms.

Kamiah schools kindergarten screening set for May 3-5

Screening for 2017-18 kindergarten students will be held May 3-5 at Kamiah Elementary School. Those planning to attend kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2017. Call the KES office at 935-4012 to make a screening appointment.

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Community Briefs: April 26, 2017

A Fifth Sunday gospel hymn sing is set for Stites at the Gospel Lighthouse Church Sunday, April 30, 5:30 p.m. All are invited. Call 926-4766 with questions.

Salmon River District lowers levy request

Decision on May 16 ballot

Salmon River Joint School District 243 offered patrons a slight break in its levy request, breaking a five-year run. The district is asking for voter approval on a $525,000 supplemental levy.

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GEMS Mural Magic

Grangeville Elementary Middle School students work on a mural in the junior high wing of the school on Saturday, April 22. They received help from community members, principal Dr. Susan Anderson and art teacher Patrick Phillips. The mural was the idea of late teacher Mr. Mark Willig and will include a geological timeline.

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New principals step up at Prairie, CV

Rehder, Uptmor return home

Rehder returns home to take leadership role at Prairie High; Uptmor returns to CV as principal; ‘very excited for this new position’


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