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Evans Honored

Keith Evans was presented a plaque by Mountain View School District 244 Superintendent Kent Stokes Thursday, May 8, for his seven years on the school board.

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Send-off For Singh

Grangeville Elementary Middle School students gave a grand send-off to eighth grader Amrit Singh last week. Singh will represent Idaho in the National Geographic Bee in Washington, D.C., this week.

Writing workshop scholarships available to CVHS students

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.

MVSD seeks $2.6M levy: Vote set for May 20

Patrons will go to the election booths May 20 to help keep Mountain View School District 244’s programs on tap for the 2014-15 school year. The levy request of $2,663,246 remains at exactly the same amount as last year, which will leave taxpayers coming up with the same amount which is a little more than $3 per thousand of assessed value after homeowner’s exemption. For example, a person whose home is valued at $100,000 would pay approximately $300 for the year.

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SPPS receives $141k technology grant

Sts. Peter and Paul School will be tops in technology now thanks to a recent grant. School officials applied to the E. L. Wiegand Foundation for funds to help update computers and additional technology at the Sts. Peter and Paul School.

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Students do well in HOSA competition

Local high school students recently competed at the state level in HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) at Boise.

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Eyes On Their Fear

Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s Idaho Theater for Youth performed “The Jabberwocky” (based on a Lewis Carroll poem) at both Grangeville Elementary Middle and Clearwater Valley Elementary (Kooskia) schools last week.

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Farm, Forestry, Fun

Fifth graders from throughout the area met at Greencreek Community Hall for the annual Farm and Forest Fair Wednesday, April 16. Nine stations were available with presenters as children rotated through.

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Choir tours Boise area

The 23-member Grangeville High School Varsity Blue Choir recently spent two days touring the Treasure Valley.

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Student Winners

Cottonwood, receiving $25. Schwartz, daughter of Mark and Theresa Schwartz, Ferdinand, was the third-place winner, receiving $25. All are fifth grade students at Summit Academy, Cottonwood, and their teacher is Mrs. Karla Krogh.

Bieler named to honor society

Audrey A. Bieler of Grangeville recently accepted membership into the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).

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Double time: Second win for Singh in state geo bee

Amrit Singh did what no other Grangeville student has done in the 26-year history or the state geography bee: He won two years in a row.

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Musicians earn honors at festival: Olson earns state berth

On Wednesday, March 12, 62 Grangeville student musicians traveled to Moscow to participate in the district II solo/ensemble festival. Students prepared a variety of performances, both vocal and instrumental, from solo to quartets. Adjudicators from both University of Idaho and Washington State University scored instruments in their field of expertise, woodwind, brass, percussion and vocal.

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Students fare well at mock trial competition

Guilt or innocence – and a whole lot of arguing, witnessing and research – hung in the balance recently as Grangeville High School students took part in a hands-on trial.

Trustee sought: MVSD 244 zone 2

Mountain View School District 244 is seeking a new trustee. Zone 2 board member Keith Evans from Clearwater resigned effective this month. Evans will be moving to Lewiston. He has served on the board since 2007.