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Kids Klub building to go out to bid this summer

After years of planning, the Kids Klub, Inc., building will soon be started. Kids Klub received an Idaho Community Development Block Grant of $400,000 in April, and will also utilize the Webb family donation from 2012. In addition, funds donated specifically for the building and from fund-raisers will be used. Wemhoff Architecture in Cottonwood has drawn the plans for the property – three city lots that Kids Klub purchased adjacent to Grangeville Elementary Middle School at 506 South A Street.

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Sims wins VFW scholarship

The recipient of the annual VFW Wilderness Post No. 8311 Auxiliary Scholarship this year was announced at the Grangeville High School class night May 25.

Locals among Idaho Governor’s Cup scholarship winners

BOISE – Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter announced the recently the 2017 Governor’s Cup Scholarships to Idaho colleges and universities. The 42nd Governor’s Cup fund-raising drive brought in enough money for 38 new scholarships to be award this year. Recipients were chosen from among more than 1,000 applicants by the Idaho Governor’s Cup Scholarship Fund Inc.’s 16-member board of directors. Selections were made based on each applicant’s commitment to public service, academic achievement, leadership and community involvement.

Garrett named to dean’s list at Johnson State

Garrett named to dean’s list at Johnson State

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Scholarships and Awards 2018

Seniors from throughout the region were awarded honors and scholarships for the class of 2017. Here they are:

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Six GHS girls to vie for DYW

Six Grangeville girls will be competing this Saturday, June 3, for the title of the 2018 Distinguished Young Woman of the Camas Prairie. The event is set for 7 p.m. at Grangeville High School and this year’s theme is “Salute the Troops!”

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Graduation 2017

Several local high schools held graduation exercises Friday, May 26

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Miskin to lead GHS in coming year

“I am a firm believer in life is what you make of it,” said Clearwater Valley High School Principal Randall Miskin. “Each experience, each situation – you have to be positive, make the most of it and learn along the way.”

Rau earns BS degree

Stuart Rau of Grangeville, graduated with a bachelor of science degree in virtual technology and design at the University of Idaho’s 122nd commencement ceremony held on May 13.

LCSC announces spring 2017 honor roll

A total of 850 students at Lewis-Clark State College earned honor roll distinction for the spring 2017 semester.

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Sts. Peter And Paul Open House

Sts. Peter and Paul School hosted an open house event Thursday, May 11, to showcase student work as well as offer tours for prospective students and their families. (Left) preschooler Harper Blewett sings about the sun.

High school graduations set for May

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

Eckel graduates from University of Central Oklahoma

EDMOND, Okla. — Grangeville resident Hannah Eckel graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a bachelor of science degree in kinesiology - exercise/fitness management as a part of the spring 2017 class, which included 1,643 students.

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GEMS gets new Chessboards

When eighth grader Alli Kohrman told her mom, Breezi, that the Grangeville Elementary Middle School’s chessboards were not all complete and were a little worn, Breezi put a call on Facebook that received donations from across the United States. May 5, she was able to donated11 nice, wooden chessboards and pieces to the GEMS chess club that meets during lunch in Mr. Peeple’s classroom. Peeples stepped in after science teacher Mr. Mark Willig died in 2016. Students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade meet twice a week to play or watch during lunch. Peeples said if students don’t know how to play they are invited to learn or can simply watch if they wish. Here, students play on some of the existing chessmats.

Board approves GEMS handbook changes

Grangeville Elementary Middle School Principal Dr. Susan Anderson said she wanted to add a few rules to its student handbook concerning its dress code. She addressed the Mountain View School District 244 board at the April 17 meeting. The board took the month to read over the handbook changes, and at its May 15 meeting in Kooskia voted to accept the changes

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