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State Testing Comes to an End, Almost

State Testing Comes to an End, Almost

Meri Dunford, News Writer

May 9, 2019


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On April 22nd, 2019, House Bill 1599 was passed through the Washington state legislature, stating that state testing will no longer be a graduation requirement, starting with the class of 2020. The purpose of the bill is to remove barriers for graduating. Although these tests are no longer required ...

Blossom Ball Fun Despite Low Turnout

Blossom Ball Fun Despite Low Turnout

Lainne Wilkins, Sports Writer

May 3, 2019


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On Saturday, April 28 Prairie high school put on the, “Blossom Ball” dance. For a dance so close to prom, it was surprising how many students purchased a ticket, with the number reaching upwards of 170. In the past few years, very few people attended a dance at this time in the year. With bette...

Graduation Preparation

Graduation Preparation

Meri Dunford, News Writer

May 3, 2019


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On April 23rd and 25th the seniors at Prairie High School attended meetings during falcon support to go over events in preparation for graduation. Graduation will take place on June 11, 2019. Some of the upcoming events for seniors include the senior awards banquet, senior skip day, and mother daughte...

Annual Booster Auction: Another Year, Another Success

Annual Booster Auction: Another Year, Another Success

Meri Dunford, News Writer

April 29, 2019


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  The annual Prairie High School Booster auction was held on Saturday, April 20. This auction is the main fundraiser for the booster club, which supports all of the athletic programs and clubs at Prairie. Over the last five years, the booster club has donated $215,000 to the programs at Prairie. ...

Foreign Exchange Students Arrive

Foreign Exchange Students Arrive

Meri Dunford, News Writer

April 18, 2019


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Many students at Prairie High School are participating in a foreign exchange student program, where teenagers from Europe come to stay in America for two weeks. Students are coming from both France and Germany. The process of applying to the program is quite lengthy, according to Junior Kianne Bell, who ...

Extraordinary Punishment

Hannah Kneeshaw, News Writer

April 11, 2019


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As most seniors do, I have a raging case of senioritis. I am unmotivated to do my classwork and homework, let alone even come to school, but I still do. Some days, when this disease strikes circumstantially hard, I give in and decide to skip a class period or two. Usually when this happens, I call my mo...

Battle Ground Rose Court

Battle Ground Rose Court

Meri Dunford, News Writer

April 11, 2019


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The Battle Ground Rose Court princesses for 2019 have been selected, and Prairie did not fail to represent. Junior Kianne Bell and sophomore Sophia Drinkward were selected to fill two of the four available positions. The other two spots were filled by Magaidh Merle, from CAM Academy, and Isabelle Carte...

Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun

Meri Dunford, News Writer

March 28, 2019


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March 20th marked the first day of Spring and the sun came out to celebrate. Temperatures reached above 70 degrees here in Brush Prairie. Junior, Anna Neal, enjoys the sun because, “everybody is in a good mood.” Neal also loves the sun because it makes outside sports more enjoyable. Neal says s...

The Next Generation Of NHS

The Next Generation Of NHS

Meri Dunford, News Writer

March 27, 2019


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National Honor Society encompasses a number of Prairie’s disciplined students that show leadership, character, and maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher. This week, current NHS executives begin the process of selecting members for the 2019-2020 school year. NHS is one of Prairie’s oldest clubs. Stud...

Not Only Prairie Staff Take On Hard Work!

Not Only Prairie Staff Take On Hard Work!

Mariah Fuller, News Writer

March 20, 2019


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For a Prairie student “balancing work and school can be very tough.” says Madison Cannon. Whether students are going to college or not, Prairie students “want to make their own money.” say Cannon. This gives the students the chance to “buy their own stuff along with paying for the essentials ...

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