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WS opens at home against Firth Cougars

August 28, 2013
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Check for game updates: https://www.facebook.com/prestoncitizen By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – West Side opens the football season on Friday at home against the Firth Cougars and head coach Tyson Moser said the contest will be a great opportunity for the Pirates to see how they match up with the best this early in...

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Beutler’s new digs

August 27, 2013
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PHS PIANO TEACHERS

Open house held to show new middle school facilities    By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – An open house for the new Beutler Middle School, Dahle Community Center and Dahle Library (Beutler Middle School Library) was held on Wednesday. The event also honored the Dahle Family legacy and especially Cline and Jane...

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Christensen steps down from Preston School Board

August 27, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Verl Christensen announced he is stepping down as Preston School Board trustee after nearly 12 years of service. During that time he has been a part of some major remodeling and construction projects. School administration buildings were remodeled and some of the buildings constructed during his tenure include...

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PSD announces attendance incentive

August 23, 2013
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Preston School Superintendent Joel Wilson announced an attendance incentive this week. “Our funding from the state is based on attendance from Aug. 19 to Oct. 31,” Wilson said. “The better attendance we have during this time, the more funding the state gives the district.” The Preston School District is urging families to postpone vacations...

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WS to honor runners at opening football game

August 23, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – All athletes who were part of this past spring’s 2A state track title teams will be honored at halftime during the opening football game of 2013-14 school year. Track coach Dan Line said both the girls and boys won 2A state track titles in the spring...

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Monsanto gives $4,500 to WS

August 22, 2013
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Harold B. Lee Elementary principal Melinda Royer (l), Helen Smith,
Monsanto spokesperson and West Side Superintendent Spencer Barzee
hold a $4,500 check given to the elementary school for mini iPads.

By KELLIANNE GAMMILL  Citizen intern Harold B. Lee Elementary will be adding new mini iPads to their classrooms this year after receiving a grant from Monsanto Fund. The iPads will be used in math courses. “Harold B. Lee Elementary is excited to add new mini iPads to their school,” Harold B. Lee Elementary Principal...

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Starting School

August 20, 2013
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Officials offer back-to-school advice for parents    By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor It’s back-to-school time for students at Preston and West Side School districts and motorists, students, parents and school employees need to be aware of new schedules and routines for safety sake. School started in the Preston School District on Monday, Aug....

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FCHS should start school by end of this week

August 20, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Students attending Franklin County High School will be meeting in the Idaho National Guard Armory, 594 N. State in Preston, as early as the end of this week if arrangements can be finalized. Preston School Superintendent Joel Wilson said officials were working on the transition last week. “Ken...

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Back-to-school: Agencies issue safety tips

August 20, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor Several agencies have issued the following back-to-school tips for students, parents, motorists and bus riders. STUDENTS  • Always walk or ride to school with a friend. • Stay with a group and don’t be a loner. Have a good, close friend. • Pay attention to all traffic signals...

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Police need help locating missing teen

August 20, 2013
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Police need help locating missing teen

  The parents of a 16-year-old Utah County girl who went missing Friday are asking the public for help in locating her. Indica Huddleston of Alpine left home after a disagreement with her parents last week and has yet to make contact with any friends or family. Her parents believe she could be in...

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