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CVES kids learn hands-on fire safety at camp

Clearwater Valley Elementary 4th and 5th grade students spent last Wednesday, May 11, at the O’Hara campground on the Selway River. This educational event was organized by Courtney Couch of the USFS in cooperation with the Department of Lands.

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Community Briefs - May 18, 2016

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.

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It’s All Right

Rian Wilson sings a solo in the song “It’s All Right” in Grangeville High School’s Concert Choir spring concert Thursday, May 4.

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Murder by Indecision: Summit kids put on murder mystery spoof

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

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Kamiah HOSA sets fund-raisers

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.

CV area writing scholarships available

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.

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At The Car Wash

The Grangeville High School tennis team held its annual car wash fund-raiser at Les Schwab Tires on Main Street last Saturday, May 7.

Alaggio Laurino is BSU commencement speaker

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.

School Briefs: May 11, 2016

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.

MVSD seeks Zone 5 trustee

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.

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Kids Klub plans next move, Idaho County Commission to consider block grant next month

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.

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CVES kids learn water safety

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.

Kamiah library offers free books to kids registering for kindergarten

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.

Prairie schools concerts set for May

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.

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Training for the future: HOSA students fare well at annual state competition

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.


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