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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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Farm And Forest Fair: More Than Just Cattle

Fourth and fifth graders from throughout the area met at Greencreek Community Hall for the annual Farm and Forest Fair Wednesday and Thursday, April 19 and 20.

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KHS students excel at state HOSA conference

Kamiah High School students received recognition at the recently-completed Idaho State HOSA-Future Health Professionals Leadership Conference held in Boise, April 5-7. More than 800 secondary and post-secondary students from throughout the state attended the event which featured an opening ceremony followed by two days of competitive events and a closing ceremony.

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GHS Students are Microsoft Certified

Grangeville High School students are preparing for life as they continue to take Microsoft Word tests for certifications as office specialists in various areas. Recently passing the certification tests are students in Mr. Bruce Wassmuth’s second hour business and technology class: Mindy Fredrickson, Alexia Holcomb, Jack Kennedy, Quinn Hall, Dawson McEwen, Jesus Perez, Ryan Cox, Nicole Parks, Abigail Pullen, Hailey Russell and Marissa Kennedy.

District 244 short on driver’s ed instructors

Parents and students throughout the area may have noticed it’s becoming more difficult to get into driver’s education classes. “We simply don’t have the instructors,” apologized Grangeville High School driver’s ed coordinator Alecia Hagen.

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Woman to sing her stories at GEMS April 25

Those interested in music or stories or both will want to mark their calendars for Tuesday, April 25, 6:30 p.m., at Grangeville Elementary Middle School.