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Prairie Wrestlings Off to State, As Blonde As They Can Be

Prairie Wrestlings Off to State, As Blonde As They Can Be

Mariah Fuller, News Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Prairie is off to the Tacoma Dome to wrestle in State. During this time, wrestling tradition is bleaching their hair blonde. This is a strong statement showing the wrestler is going to state. Wrestlers Justace Walmer and Bridger Paridis are two strong wrestlers. ¨This tradition is for all wrestlers ...

Stressful Week For Falcon Students

Stressful Week For Falcon Students

Maya Davis, Features Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

The end of the first semester took a large toll on the Falcon family from Feb. 3rd through the 8th, as students prepared to take their finals. Due to the teacher strike at the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year, first semester was delayed by a few weeks, and teachers have had to attempt to cover ...

Boys Basketball Team Beats Gig Harbor and Advances Further Into Districts

Boys Basketball Team Beats Gig Harbor and Advances Further Into Districts

Mallory Williams, Sports Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boys basketball team beat Gig Harbor on Wednesday, February 6, by a score of 56-41 to advance further into districts on their path to state. Junior, AJ Dixson, felt that their coaches prepared them extremely well for this game and they were more than prepared to play Gig Harbor. “Our coaches al...

First Playoff Game For Girls Basketball Is Cancelled

First Playoff Game For Girls Basketball Is Cancelled

Sydney Weber, Sports Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Prairie girls basketball team was scheduled to play last Saturday at home against Lincoln High School at 7pm but the game was cancelled due to weather related situations. Senior Brooke Walling says, “ It's frustrating because i was really excited to play.” Walling says the cancellation wont st...

Ignite the Fire

Ignite the Fire

Hannah Kneeshaw, News Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Every year, the Christian Students United (CSU) club holds a gathering called Ignite the Fire. The next one will be held on Wednesday, February 13. As usual, the event will occur in Prairie’s auditorium starting at 7:00 p.m. and lasting around two hours. This year, the event coincides with Prairie...

Inspire Week

Inspire Week

Meri Dunford, News Writer

February 14, 2019


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From February 12 through the 15 the Prairie Falcons are participating in a new program called Inspire Week. Inspire Week is being lead by select teachers and students and the main goal of it is to make Prairie a better place. Junior Haley Reed is one of the 120 students leading this week long event. Re...

Winter Sports Struggles

Winter Sports Struggles

Jayson Maddux, Sports Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This winter has not been the kindest to Prairie sports teams. Harsh weather has resulted in rescheduling of games and left some feeling there is some unfairness involved. Thanks to reports of “Snowmageddon 2019” and a few small dustings, countless games and events have been rescheduled, right in t...

Wrestling Finishes With Home Win

Wrestling Finishes With Home Win

Jay Maddux, Sports Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Prairie High School Wrestling team finished out their season with a win against the Fort Vancouver on Thursday night. Though they got off to a slow start, the Falcons picked it up and won by a large margin of 63-3. The duel started with the lightweight competitors, which for Prairie included t...

Falcons Sweep The Competition Once Again

Falcons Sweep The Competition Once Again

Sydney Weber, Sports Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Falcons took on the Fort Vancouver Trappers for the second time this season and once again took the win. The Falcons beat the Trappers by an outstanding score once again. Junior, Dayna Vera says “ Our team played very well. We all shared the ball really well and always did the extra pass to ge...

Prairie Bids farewell to Principal Drake, Welcomes Watts

Prairie Bids farewell to Principal Drake, Welcomes Watts

Katie Vroman, Features Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

On January 29 all PHS staff, students, and their families received an email from principal Drake regarding him leaving his principle role at Prairie to take over the principal role at Laurin Middle School. A portion of the email read, “I have been asked to be the principal at Laurin Middle School for the...

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