Updated May 23, 2024
7 to graduate on Saturday
St. John Bosco will have their 2024 Baccalaureate and Graduation ceremonies this Saturday, May 25, starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Christ the King Chapel at St. John Bosco Academy. . . .
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School Board meets
The school board accepted several resignations and approved a couple of hirings at their May meeting Monday, May 20. . . .
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Tabitha Key named Mother of the Year
Below is the essay written by Bailey Key that earned her mother Tabitha Key the Mother of the Year award at the Mother-Daughter Tea. . . . .
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To the Library and Beyond!
The “Regulars” extend our heart-felt thanks to helpful volunteers: Greg and Lydia Deiss, Mary Lorentz, Anthony Forsmann and Carson Lockart. . . .
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Field Day held at Winchester Lake
The Lewis Soil Conservation District hosted their 51st Annual 6th Grade Field Day event at Winchester Lake State Park on Wednesday, May 15th. . . .
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Short articles
There are four short articles on this page on the city of Cottonwood water report; the VFW Memorial Day services; The Prairie Elementary Spring Concert set for Friday; and an identification on the 1936-37 1st grade photo in last week's update. . . .
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A record year for school records
This has been a record year for breaking school records by the Prairie girls and boys track teams. . . .
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Mother-Daughter Tea is held
Prairie High School's Prairie League Mother-Daughter Tea, "A Cico de' Mayo Fiesta" was held on Sunday, May 5th. Congratulations to Bailey Key for writing the winning essay for her mom, TABITHA KEY, our 2024 Prairie League Mother of the Year! . . .
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Prairie brings home 2 individual and 4 relay state champions
The Prairie track team had 2 individual gold medalists and 4 relays take first place at the State Track Meet at Middleton High School Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18. . . .
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The Prairie boys track team tied for third place at the State Track Meet and received a team trophy. This may be Prairie’s first ever team trophy for a boys track team. Standing from left are Zane Uptmor, Ben Secrest, Lee Forsmann, Bennie Elven Trenton Lorentz, Noah Geis, Dylan Uhlenkott, Matt Wemhoff, Briggs Rambo and Cole Duclos. Kneeling from left are coaches Matt Elven, T.T. Cain, Ryan Hasselstrom, Jarod Cash, Jack Secrest and Ellea Uhlenkott. Click on the photo for a larger view.

The Prairie girls track team finished 4th at the State Track Meet and received a trophy. We’re 99.9% sure this is the first time both the girls and boys teams earned team trophies at State. Standing from left are coach Matt Elven, Nadia Cash, Sage Elven, Aubree Rehder, Callie Remacle, Elizabeth Severns, Alli Geis, Hailey Hanson, Aubree Geis, Kennedy Riener and coaches Ellea Uhlenkott and T.T. Cain. Standing with the trophy are Avery Riener and Sydney Shears. Coaches kneeling from left are Ryan Hasselstrom, Jack Secrest and Jarod Cash. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Sage Elven repeated as state champion in the girls discus, breaking her own school record in the process. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Trenton Lorentz was the state champion in the 200 meter dash with a school and state meet record. Dylan Uhlenkot, left, placed third in the event. See article above left for many more state track photos and medalists. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Tabitha Key was named Mother of the Year at the Prairie League's Mother-Daughter Tea earlier this month. See article above left for her daughter Bailey's winning essay. Photo by Tara Rowland. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Trenton Lorentz and Alli Geis were this year’s Prom King and Queen. Photo by Micah Weber of Weber Photography. Click on the photo for a larger view.

Thank you to all that attended the Graduation Mass on May 19th in Greencreek. May all that you do in life give Glory to God! Photo by Sarah Walsh. Click on the photo for a larger view.


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