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Caution drivers, school in session

August 21, 2012
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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 starts in both the Preston School District and the West Side District on Wednesday, Aug. 22....

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Indian girls shut out Madison 3-0

August 21, 2012
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Junior Olivia Wheatley, who plays wing, sends the ball up the sideline in a game against Madison on Saturday. Preston won 3-0.

By TERESA CHIPMAN PHS sports writer The Indian girls enjoyed a 2-0 lead at the half in their season home opener against 5A Madison Saturday and went on to win 3-0. Senior Lacee Rallison earned the shutout as Preston’s keeper, a new position for her this year. Though the Bobcats were missing a few...

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Preston ag instructors receive awards

August 17, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor Two Preston High School FFA ag instructors have received prestigious awards at the National Association of Agricultural Educators in Lexington, Ky. Larin Crossley, ag educator at Preston High, has been selected as the 2012 Idaho winner of the Outstanding Agricultural Education Teacher award given by the NAAE. Josh...

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More changes at West Side

August 16, 2012
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor As the West Side School District prepares for fall classes beginning Aug. 22, there have been some administrative changes made since the retirement of Superintendent Melvin Beutler. Barbara Taylor was asked to take Beutler’s position as superintendent and high school principal Spencer Barzee was named assistant superintendent. Barzee...

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Cross-country runners to begin PHS practice

August 8, 2012
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Anyone interested in running cross country this year for Preston High School needs to be at practice, beginning on Friday, Aug. 10, and Saturday, Aug. 11, at 7:30 a.m. in front of Preston High School. Head coach Tyler Jones said all high school and junior high runners are invited to participate. Those needing additional...

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Soccer tryouts set

August 4, 2012
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Tryouts for the Preston girl’s soccer team will be held Monday, Aug. 6, and Tuesday Aug. 7. Both days will have a morning and an evening session. The morning tryouts will be held from 7-9 a.m. The evening sessions will be from 6-8 p.m. at the junior high school field. Required paperwork can be...

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Boys soccer

August 4, 2012
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Tryouts for the Preston boy’s soccer team will be held on Aug. 6, 7 and 8 from 8-10 a.m. and 6-8 p.m. First-year head coach Rob Bowles said the boys should meet at the junior high school field. A meeting for all parents of boys interested in the program will be held today (Wednesday)...

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Immunization requirements

July 28, 2012
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Teen vaccines and new rules outlined  By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor The Southeastern Idaho Public Health office in Preston would like to inform parents about vaccines that are now available for their teens and new immunization requirements. The price of immunizations increases significantly once a child reaches age 19, according to Jackie Pfeiffer,...

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Construction work on track in Dayton

July 27, 2012
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – Construction work continues at the Beutler Middle School building on the West Side School district campus to accommodate Franklin County High School students next month. The district plans to move its middle school from Harold B. Lee Elementary to the Beutler building in January. The current...

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Sisters for School Kids

July 21, 2012
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Effort helps children near Guadalajara   By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A family effort with a Christmas jar has transformed into a project known as Sisters for School Kids in Mexico and is designed to raise funds for underprivileged school-aged children near Guadalajara, Mexico. Jenn Mariscal, of Dayton, said many, many families in Mexico don’t...

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