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Kids Klub building is ‘right on schedule’

“We’re right on schedule,” smiled Kids Klub Program Director Kristi Keeler. The Kids Klub building project broke ground Nov. 7 with contractor Morris Arnzen, Arnzen Building Construction, Cottonwood, who was awarded the contract to start work on the 4,016 square-foot building at the 506 South A Street site (adjacent to Grangeville Elementary Middle School).

January 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


Gates gains experience as KK, AmeriCorps employee

For Abby Gates, working at Kids Klub is like a homecoming of sorts. “I attended here as a child,” smiled Gates, 18. A Grangeville High School graduate of 2017, Gates saw the chance to work at Kids Klub as “a great opportunity,” she said.

January 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

World’s Fair exhibition set for E-Free Church

The 4th Home School World’s Fair is set for Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Centennial Evangelical Free Church in Grangeville. It will be an open house, held between noon and 2 p.m. The countries being presented are Scotland, Sweden, France, Australia, New Zealand, Chad, Jordan, Vietnam, Ireland, Switzerland, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea, India, Egypt, Romania, Haiti, Canada, and Austria.

January 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


KHS Kids Get Into Character

Kamiah High School students put on the play “Let’s Hang Him and Read the Will” Friday night, Jan. 12. The play will also be performed this Friday, Jan. 19. Here (top) Sheriff Harold Tyred (Caden Massey), Cleo Patrelle 2 (Sarah Bytheway) and crazy Aunt Jemmy Jean (Hailey Robinson) react to a gun pointed at them; (left) Kara Dow as Martha Lysol (the cleaning woman); and (above, right) are Laura Dow, Ryle Hutchins and Sarah Bytheway.

January 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

GHS HOSA Food Bank Donation

Grangeville High School’s chapter of HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America), in partnership with the Prairie Shootout held in December, raised money by selling T-shirts and donated the proceeds to the Camas Prairie Food Bank. Pictured here (L-R) are GHS HOSA mentor Tracy Baune, HOSA members Brenda Gomez, Kaitlynn Spets, Megan DeFord, Colby Canaday and Jill Smith with food bank volunteers Pat Matthews, manager Carlene Whitesell, Carol Schmidt and Patty Rogeness.

January 10, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


LCSC announces fall 2017 honor roll

Regional students were among the total 896 at Lewis-Clark State College who earned honor roll distinction for the fall 2017 semester. Among the honorees, 426 made the president’s list while 470 were named to the dean’s list.

January 10, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
 

Kids Klub Inc., awarded Rural Community Grant from NWFCS

Northwest Farm Credit Services recently awarded Kids Klub Inc., in Grangeville a $1,500 Northwest FCS Rural Community Grant. “Kids Klub is honored and excited to receive a Northwest Farm Credit Services grant,” said Shannon Fuchs, Kids Klub board member. “The funds will be used to help us complete our building project for the Kids Klub, which will allow us to serve more children. Thank you to Northwest Farm Credit Services for your generous support of Kids Klub and the kids in our community.”

January 3, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


GHS Blood Drive

Grangeville High School senior Ethan Ormsby was host to an American Red Cross blood drive at the school in December 2017. The project is part of Ormsby’s senior project.

January 3, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


GHS students certify in Microsoft programs

A variety of Grangeville High School students in the business and technology classes of Bruce Wassmuth have passed the Microsoft Office Specialist certification. Students learn Microsoft Office programs, including Word 2016, Excel 2016, Access 2016, and PowerPoint 2016, in business computers class. They then focus on specializing in one of the four programs. Once they become proficient in the program, they take a nationally recognized test to prove their knowledge of the software. If they pass, they are awarded with a Microsoft Office Specialist Certification. After they certify in one area, they focus on another area. Currently, students are certifying in Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

December 27, 2017 6 a.m. read more..
 

Christmas Past: Revisiting ‘Letters to Santa’ from 1977-2007

Each year as Christmas dawns, it’s a fun trip down memory lane to look back on past Santa letters that have appeared in the Free Press. In 1977, third graders wrote about the meaning of Christmas while second graders simply asked for items and chit-chatted. The most popular items asked for in Idaho County that year? In order of the number of times requested: Hot Wheels, train set, Stretch Armstrong, Barbie, Mouse Trap Game, Baby Alive, logger truck and a King Kong punching bag.

December 20, 2017 9:14 a.m. read more..


Cornerstone Christian Christmas Program

Cornerstone Christian Learning Center children held their school Christmas program, “A Visit from Jesus Christ,” at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene Thursday, Dec. 14. Students are in preschool through grade two.

December 20, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

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