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Rodeoers do well

June 26, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor One cowboy and two cowgirls from Franklin County participated in what some call the Rose Bowl of college rodeo, the National Intercollegiate Association Rodeo Finals in Casper earlier this month. Over 400 athletes from 100 colleges across the country participated in the finals held from June 9-15. Kiara...

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Barzee named superintendent

June 26, 2013
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Telford takes over as H.S. principal    By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – The West Side School District has a new superintendent and a high school principal. Spencer Barzee, named in April 2012 as assistant superintendent, has assumed responsibilities to lead the district. Tyler Telford, who has served as the middle school...

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Thatcher Elementary gets boost from Walmart

June 19, 2013
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By JANALE FOX  Thatcher Elementary Students from Thatcher Elementary, whose school borders the Bear River at the north end of Franklin County in Thatcher, Idaho, received a terrific surprise. Manager Russell Hall of the North Logan Walmart, donated over $700 worth of General Mills Box Tops For Education to their small school of 80...

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Armory cancels agreement with district

June 12, 2013
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Franklin County High School looking for new home By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Franklin County High School no longer has a home. The Preston School District has anxiously waited for the Idaho National Guard Armory reconstruction to be completed to move back into the facility. Franklin County High has been housed at the Armory...

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Gifford to lead FCHS

June 12, 2013
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Gifford to lead FCHS

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Ken Gifford was named principal of Franklin County High School last week. He will also serve as the assistant principal at the Preston Junior High School. The Preston School District did an internal search and he (Gifford) was one of the original teachers when the school was organized....

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First grade students read 800 books

June 12, 2013
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Pioneer Elementary emphasizes reading    By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor It’s been a big reading year for Mrs. Lisa Wakley’s first-grade class at Pioneer Elementary School. Her students read 11,000 books this year and three of them read over 800 books. Those three may have been the only students in the history of...

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PHS b-ball camp on June 10-12

June 6, 2013
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PHS b-ball camp on June 10-12

For anyone interested in attending the Preston Youth Boys Basketball Camp, it will be held June 10-12. All incoming third- through-fourth graders will start at 8 a.m;. fifth and sixth graders will begin at 10 a.m; and first and second graders will attend at 1 p.m. The cost is $25. All seventh and eight...

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Harris gets $24K fellowship

June 5, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Melinda Harris, a Preston Junior High history teacher, was awarded a $24,000 fellowship from the James Madison Fellowship foundation to further her education. “I have wanted to apply or this for 10 years, but never had the courage until this year,” Harris said. Harris will work on a...

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McCarthy presented award

June 5, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A Preston Junior High School teacher has received an award for “World’s Best Teacher” thanks to the efforts of one of her students. Seventh-grade English teacher Jan McCarthy was presented the award Thursday by Poole and Willis Orthodontics, of Logan and Smithfield. They come to Preston once per...

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120 seniors graduate from PHS

May 28, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN Citizen staff writer On Thursday 120 seniors and 12 foreign-exchange students participated in Preston High School Commencement Exercises. The gymnasium was nearly full with friends and family supporting the graduates as they took the final steps of their high school career. The processional, “Olympic Fanfare and Theme,” performed by the PHS...

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