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WS Pirates beat Rich Rebels 8-6

September 9, 2014
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WS Pirates beat Rich Rebels 8-6

West Side’s football team played the Rich County Rebels in their home opener on Friday night and the game went right down to the wire. But the Pirates pulled out a win in thrilling fashion in overtime 8-6. photos by SHANE LIND

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WS gets $20,000 Monsanto grant

September 4, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – The West Side School District recently received a $20,000 grant from Monsanto and the majority of the monies will be used to purchase school safety software to help prevent bullying. “Part of this effort has already been completed when Milton Creagh presented a workshop for students...

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Photo gallery West Side football team beats Firth 14-8

September 3, 2014
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Photo gallery West Side football team beats Firth 14-8

Photos by SHANE LIND

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WS tech advance

September 3, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor DAYTON – All students in grades six-12 in the West Side School District have been equipped with iPads this school year. West Side Superintendent Spencer Barzee said before students received their devices, parents were required to attend a parent meeting. Trevor Jensen, who teaches in the middle school,...

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Elgan: Teacher of the year

September 3, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Michelle Elgan was named Preston School District’s Teacher of the Year for 2014 at a back to school gathering for all employees on Aug. 11, she later made an appearance in front of the school board on Aug. 20. “Mrs. Elgan is beloved by staff, students and parents...

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Mission Accomplished: Thatcher Cubs upgrade playground

September 2, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor “Six long years ago the Thatcher Cubs had a vision,” said Sharie Phillips, a parent in the district. “The vision was to upgrade their playground equipment.” With the help of parents, students and the PTO presidents, during those six years they earned enough money for their dream to...

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WS wins 14-8

September 2, 2014
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL  Assistant editor The Pirate’s defense came to play on Friday night at Firth and they took advantage with a stellar performance, defeating the Cougars 14-8 in the opening game of the season for both schools. West Side head coach Tyson Moser said he was especially proud of the way his...

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PHS volleyball opens against Minico

September 2, 2014
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Preston High School senior Baily Roberts goes for the ball against Minico in the Indians’ opening game of the year on Thursday. Lilli Swainston led the team in kills. “It was a great way to start our season off. We won in three straight sets,” said coach Bridgett Knapp. “As a whole, our team...

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Girls open with win

August 29, 2014
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By TERESA CHIPMAN  PHS sports writer The Indian girl’s soccer began their season with a bang beating 5A Madison 3-1 on Friday, at home despite rain and slippery field. Preston hosted Minico on Tuesday. The team traveled to Marsh Valley this Saturday at 11 a.m. and host Canyon Ridge on Tuesday, Sept. 2, at...

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PHS changes cellphone policy

August 28, 2014
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By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Preston High School has changed it’s cellphone policy this year said Jeff Lords, the principal at the high school. “Technology can be a great thing for education,” Lords said. “I think it is only a matter of time before students are using Smart phones in classes on a...

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