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Going to the dogs? Forsyth raises funds for local shelter

Kaitlyn Forsyth has always loved animals. Her love of them, especially those that need extra care and attention, landed her with her senior project.

Kindergarten screening scheduled for GEMS; Set for April 20

Mountain View School District 244 will hosts its annual kindergarten screening and registration Wednesday, April 20, at Grangeville Elementary Middle School (GEMS). School age children will be registering for entrance to kindergarten for the 2016-17 school year.

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Good vibrations: Grangeville students put on sharp performances, five move on to state level

District II musicians were in strong force at the recent solo/ensemble festival in Moscow. Several students will go on to the next level of state competition in April including Darby Finnegan on flute; Dillon Alder trumpet/bass; Marissa Kennedy, mezzo-soprano; Alexandria Perry, mezzo-soprano; and Criekor Paris, tenor (vocal). Alternates are vocalists Adam Wonnacot, Cat Musick and Lauren Goldman.

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Carrying On The Recycling Tradition

Grangeville Elementary Middle School has been recycling since 1991 when it started with Cris Cunningham’s sixth-grade class. The tradition continues 25 years later with GEMS 4/5 grade classes. The classes take turns each month and then the teachers take the recycling bags to the recycling center Saturday morning, which is open 9-11 a.m. Pictured is Ms. Thompson’s class helping the school recycle.

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Community Briefs

CLEARWATER — The Elk City Wagon Road committee is meeting Saturday, April 2, 11 a.m., at the Clearwater Grange Hall. Following the meeting will be a potluck lunch. The museum will also be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Plans are being made for a May museum party and for the July celebration of the wagon road. Anyone is welcome at the meeting.

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Prairie High School Sews

Millie Wimer’s Prairie High School sewing students are pictured here with the baby blankets they made for St. Mary’s Hospital to be given to each newborn baby.

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Klapprich chosen as 2016 White Bird Rodeo Queen

Grangeville High School freshman Bella Klapprich was chosen Saturday, March 19, as the 2016 White Bird Rodeo queen.

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Ssssssnakes Alive! - Reptile Man

Reptile Man Scott Petersen of Monroe, Wash., provided assemblies at Clearwater Valley Elementary and Grangeville Elementary Middle schools last week.

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GHS students’ poetry to be published

Six Grangeville High School students will join the ranks of published poets in April. “During first semester, juniors and seniors in my class entered a competition open to all Idaho high schools,” said GHS English teacher Kelli Tinnervin.

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Students Of The Month

Grangeville High School students of the month for hard work and perseverance for January are (L-R) Jasper Thompson, Andrew Beene and Shiloh Rowden, and, not pictured, Tyler Ledet.

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CVHS students sing, dance, act their way into audiences’ hearts

What do a botched audition, a stepped-on foot, and an unwanted fiancé all have in common? Just ask Bobby Child and a trip he makes from New York City to Deadrock, Nev.

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Community briefs

Idaho Commission on Aging will hold a meeting Friday, March 18, 1 p.m., at the Grangeville Senior Center, truck route, Grangeville.

IDFY to host open mic night at GHS Friday

Grangeville High School’s IDFY (Idaho Drug Free Youth) will host an open mic night at the GHS library Friday, March 18, 7 p.m.

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The March meeting of the Big Cedar Homemakers was called to order at the home of Rachel Andrews on Wed the 9th by President Lynne Anderberg.

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Students make quilts for Ronald McDonald House

Thanks to some Grangeville area youth and adults, many children will be able to snuggle up with a homemade quilt.


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