Our Prairie students are "Driven by Horsepower"! Make sure to order the one book that captures the activities, spirit, and unique qualities of Prairie School. Visit www.jostensyearbooks.com to order the 2022 Yearbook by October 29th for the LOWEST PRICE!
Check out Prairie Pep Assembly Homecoming livestreaming now at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z69pQpNsfDo
The Sources of Strength white-out day was a success! Students and staff wore white for suicide awareness and wrote messages of gratitude and reasons they are thankful on balloons. The balloons decorated the gym where most everyone at the volleyball game was also in white. Thank you, Caliche, for supporting and joining our awareness!
Reminder: Please remember that we do not have school tomorrow due to the North-Central League teacher professional development. We look forward to seeing students back in the building on Tuesday.
Our lovely visitor, Mrs. Lawson, gave the fifth graders a lesson about the importance of writing neat and legible. Studies show writing improves memory and students retain learning better through handwriting instead of typing. Being able to decipher both cursive and print is an important part of language literacy. Thank you Mrs. Lawson for visiting our classroom. Source: Master Penman Jake Weidmann.
EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it! Head over to the News section here on Prairie's website to read the "Mustang Mash-Up", a monthly newsletter published by this year's journalism class. You can also stop by the English room for a hard copy. Let us know if you have a feature idea for future newsletters!
Parents, Hope to see you at Back-to-School Night (tonight). Junior high athletic meetings begin at 5, introduction of staff will be at 5:30, dinner from 5:30-6:00, and visiting classrooms will begin at 6:15. Elementary students may bring their supplies and secondary students will be given schedules and their locker combinations. If secondary students want to set up lockers they may do that as well. Go Mustangs!
Yearbooks are here and will be ready for pickup at Back-to-School Night! There are extra copies available if you forgot to pre-order, the cost is $40. Also, the Prairie FBLA will once again be hosting the "Mustang Madness" Football Parking Spot Auction. FBLA members will be available at Back-to-School Night to provide details, answer questions, and register bidders for the auction. We're looking forward to seeing everyone this evening!
Full concessions at home games is back! Please see the letter from class sponsors and the schedule for volleyball and football home game concessions, located in the Documents Tab>Concessions folder. You will be able to see where your student(s) will be needed to help with concessions. Go Mustangs!
Prairie Community, Our Board Meeting this month was moved to Wednesday, August 4th at 7:00 p.m. The agenda is on the website.
Hello Prairie Families, Please remember that school registration for the 2021-2022 school year is Monday, July 12th from 7:00 am-1:00 pm.
Prairie Families, I just sent an email to parents/guardians regarding the 2021-2022 school year. If you did not receive the email, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, please note that our registration day for the 2021-2022 school year will be on July 12th from 7:00AM to 1:00 PM. I hope everyone has a wonderful summer!
Prairie Registration: July 12th: Office will be open from 7:00 am-1 pm for families to come and turn in paperwork. Please note that if the information is not received by this date, Prairie will begin to contact students on the waiting list. On July 12th we will have all the paperwork that needs to be returned printed and ready for families in the office. Mr. Kinnison and myself will also help finalize student’s schedules on this day, lunch balances can be prepaid, technology fees can be paid, Infinite Campus user name and passwords for parents can be given, and free and reduced paperwork will be available. We encourage families to come up sometime between 7-1 to take care of all these items. If a family cannot make it on the 12th. Please contact the school and we can arrange another date.
As the school year wrapped up, our band students received their letters. Luke Troudt, Elizabeth Schmeeckle, and Dakota Duncan received their first letter. Cierra Lebsock and Chevelle Price also received letters. Our final member was Simon Marler, who was an 8th grader, thus making him ineligible to letter. His work rivaled that of his peers, so we gave him a makeshift honorary letter.
Hello Prairie Parents, An email was sent to elementary aged parents this morning. The survey is in regards to field day. Please complete as soon as possible.
We received our State Proficiency Results today!!! Congrats to our members who submitted them, so proud of you. In the Bronze Category of Equine Science - Entrepreneurship . . . Megan Andrews In the Silver Category of Sheep Production . . . Montana Goodman In the Gold category and STATE WINNER of Equine Science - Entrepreneurship. . . Shelby Robinette!!
Wouldn’t be the spring if we weren’t running around like crazy!! We will have daily updates about our past couple days for all of our CDEs, LDEs, and Career Tours. First up we would like to Celebrate Zoey Sneed!! She is competing at State Extemporaneous Speaking. She spoke in her first round on Tuesday and we have received word she is in the FINALS!!!! She speaks tonight around 7:00 PM, good luck Zoey!!!
Hello all!! CSU will be hosting CDE Awards on Friday from 6-8 pm. Individual and Team awards will be presented in alphabetical order by contest. Bronze, Silver, and Gold recipients will be announced. https://livestream.com/barnmedia/2021coffacderesults
Day 4 and final day of CDEs! Way to take us home Land Judging Team!!! Whew, what a week. Our members worked their tails off and I am so happy that will be our first and last State CDEs. Congrats to all! Stay tuned because next week we will announce results 😆👏🏻 Special thanks to CSU for all of their work and time to facilitate the contests. Outstanding job!!!
DAY 3!!!! Here we go!! Our Livestock team was at it at 8:00 am. They have a test, 7 classes, and 3 sets of reasons today! Wish them the best, they are in it for the long haul. So proud of Tyler, Clay, and Brock! Ag Mechanics will kicked off at 3 this afternoon. They are ready roll!! Good luck Parker and Sy!!Keep doing great things New Raymer members!!
DAY 2 STATE CDEs!!!!!! Bobbie kicked off our morning with some Horse Judging! Now our Farm Business Management team started their contest! Keep on grinding and doing your thing Arek, Montana, Levi and Zoey! Proud of our members for their continued resilience through virtual contests!! **I also added a picture of Dakota D presenting her reasons from yesterday.
Buy One Get One Free Book Fair Coming May 10-13, 2021 Please go to the link to view the homepage on the website. You can shop online. Be sure to look at the e-wallet program. You do not have to send cash to school with your student. https://www.scholastic.com/bf/prairieschooldistrictre11j2
Prairie Community, We just received word from Kimball that the junior high track meet has been cancelled due to weather. The bus will be returning to school.
Congratulations to Ms. Zoey Sneed! Last Thursday she was installed as the new District XIV Treasurer. We are so proud of her achievement and we know she will represent our chapter well! Arek and I (Montana) had an amazing year of service and are so happy to have been able to preserver and make the most out of what we were given. Good luck Zoey!!
Prairie Community, Due to the weather forecast and predicted road conditions tonight, we have decided to postpone the board meeting until next Monday, April 26th at 7:00 pm.
A special congratulation is in order to one of our very own. The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation was awarded to Mr. Adam. This foundation offers $24,000 James Madison Graduate Fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. As funding permits, the Foundation plans to offer one fellowship per state per year. Mr. Adam was Colorado’s choice!
Congrats to Bobbie S, she is the 2020 Junior Conservationist of the Year!! Each year the Colorado Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society awards a high school student who is involved in conservation practices involving soil, water, rangeland and/or forest ecosystems. Each year they receive nominees for outstanding high school students. Ben Berlinger nominated Bobbie to receive the 2020 Junior Conservationist of the Year Award and she was selected as the award recipient. Congratulations! In the past they would have presented the award at the annual Colorado Association of Conservation Districts meeting, however, because the annual meeting was virtual they were unable to do that this year. We are so proud of Bobbie and all her hard work!!
Tomorrow's JV set to 25 versus Haxtun has been cancelled. Varsity versus Haxtun will begin at 5pm at Prairie on 4/13.
Awesome things happening in your Beef Reproduction class. Levi Troudt is a third year student and that has given us a unique opportunity. He earned his Elanco Fundamentals of Animal Science Certification! By earning this certification, he has shown mastery of the following industry standards produced by Elanco: General Animal Science, Animal Breeding, Animal Health & Wellness, Animal Nutrition, and Animal Management Practices. He will also spend the remainder of the semester heat syncing, breeding and ultrasounding the program's cattle. Congrats to Levi!!!!
4--5-21 breakfast: Biscuit and Gravy, fresh fruit lunch: Pork Roast, mashed potatoes and Gravy, green beans, mixed fruit.
Volleyball matches rescheduled Monday 4/5 versus Otis at Otis beginning at 3 pm Bus leaves at 1:10 Junior High A (JH A is before JH B) Junior High B High School Varsity (approx start at 5pm) Monday, 4/12 versus Briggsdale at Briggsdale at 4pm Bus leaves at 2:45 Junior High B Junior High A HS Junior Varsity (1 set to 25) HS Varsity
The junior high and high school volleyball games for tonight against Otis have been postponed. More details to come.
The junior high and high school volleyball games for tonight against Otis have been postponed. More details to come.
Before spring break, the Kindergarteners and 2nd graders learned about "The Carnival of the Animals" by Camille Saint-Saens in music class. At the end of the unit, we made or own animal masks and put on a carnival of our own. The private YouTube links are below if you want to watch their Carnivals! 2nd Grade: https://youtu.be/ARMWGnQE19A Kindergarten: https://youtu.be/MT2MlTwe1iQ
WCLA to Award $6,000 in College Scholarships The Weld County Livestock Association (WCLA) will award three $1,500 college scholarships and the $1500 Sharon and Gene Inloes Scholarship for the 2021-22 academic year. All current high school seniors or college freshmen who are Weld County, Colorado, residents are invited to apply. Applications and requirements can be found at https://www.weldcountylivestock.com/scholarships. Deadline for application submission is April 15, 2021. WCLA, an affiliate of the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association, was founded in 1943 with the mission of strengthening the livestock industry in Weld County through youth education, scholarships and producer events. It is also the voice of livestock producers from Weld County, providing input and leadership on policy at the local, state and national levels. Membership is open to all Weld County residents. Funds for the WCLA scholarship program are primarily raised through the annual calf auction held at Producers Livestock and the Family Ranch Rodeo, which is held in September at the Southeast Colorado Fairgrounds in Keenesburg, Colo. For Rodeo participant and sponsorship information, or WCLA membership information, visit https://www.weldcountylivestock.com or email email@example.com.
Support the fundraising efforts of the Prairie Boys basketball team!!! Go to the link below and shop Prairie Mustang fan wear!! : ) https://prairiefanware.itemorder.com/sale
Prairie Community, Due to circumstances outside of our control, the athletic schedule has changed completely for this Saturday. We will begin the day with Boys at Otis at 1 pm followed by Girls Varsity. Our Boys will also play at 7:30 pm for the league championship at Briggsdale this Saturday. Detailed emails have been sent to parents with explanations. Community look for an email from me as well this afternoon. Thank you for your patience and continued support of our athletes! Go Mustangs!
WOW!! We had a busy week last week, sorry we didn't keep you all updated as we went. We are grateful for our school and community who helped us celebrate!! Check out this link for a collage of all of our activities for the week. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/150qo1PHdU4ivroykQpITNeQhUOQxEvRU?usp=sharing Monday was Barnyard day! We had a holstein cow, horses, baby goats, mama goats, a chicken, a semi, and a tractor with a manure spreader. Tuesday was Ag trivia with the Middle School and High School during lunch. Wednesday we were happy to make breakfast for all of the great faculty in the building!! Thursday we wrapped up the week with the elementary students and teaching Ag in the classroom. Lessons included hydraulics, dairy products, making bioplastics, and welding.
Girls varsity vs Lone Star begins at 5:00 tomorrow. The weekly email update was wrong. I am so sorry for any confusion this has caused. Mrs. Kinnison
Prairie Community Our game this Saturday with Briggsdale is postponed due to a positive Covid case at Briggsdale. We are working diligently to reschedule this game. More information will be soon available.
The Marketing class has been working on a public relations campaign to highlight the benefits of Career & Technical Education (CTE) throughout the month of February. Be sure to catch the next installment in our radio series tomorrow...tune your radio to KTFM (1400 AM) at 8:45 a.m. or listen online!
Head on over to Fleming Wildcats Home Page on Facebook right now to watch our basketball teams play. Go MUSTANGS! https://m.facebook.com/Fleming-Wildcats-Home-Page-10150139086330562/?tsid=0.07627093101468785&source=result
During this cold weather, our community is out calving, taking care of livestock, and their farm. I thought I would share this to say "Thank you" from our Ag department!! https://youtu.be/TlFzQ0uPkxM
Since we did not have school on Monday we will be serving Mondays lunch menu Wednesday the 17th. Sorry for the inconvenience but I already had all the food pulled out and it needs used. Thanks for your understanding
School will be canceled tomorrow due to the extremely cold forecasted temperature. Students will not have an E-Learning day since we have snow days still reserved. The board meeting will be postponed. Stay warm!
Hello Prairie community. The middle school and high school basketball games against Lone Star tomorrow February 13th have been canceled.
National Honor Society applications for the Prairie School N.H.S. Chapter are available from Mrs. Marick. The applications are due by Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021. :)
Another FFA member spotlight: Sophomore, Chace Burke! Chace has been busy taking care of chickens gathering eggs twice a day and selling them, he has also been helping to tear down and rebuild fences on the ranch, this spring he cut calves and drug calves at the brandings and he got to do a little roping with his sister!
February is CTE Month! CTE stands for Career and Technical Education. CTE programs offered at Prairie High School include ag and business classes as well as student organizations like the New Raymer FFA Chapter and the Prairie FBLA Chapter. Stay tuned throughout the month of February to learn more about our CTE programs through a newspaper article, a highlight video, and a radio interview! Note from Mrs. Kilmer: All of the marketing materials for this promotional campaign, including this posting, are student created!
There will be a change in the menu on the 15th of February . It will now be Pork Burritos, Fiesta Beans, Churro and Grapes. Thanks for understanding!!!!!
The high school knowledge bowl team is competing in the Region 7 meet today...virtually! Thanks to the Discord app and lots of brains, we are able to compete in the midst of a pandemic. Technology is amazing! Congrats to Isaac Doll, Wyatt Ruppel, Eli Marler, and Rylan Marler for representing Prairie High School well. Special thanks to the Ruppel family for providing lunch!
Prairie Vs. Haxtun basketball happening now on Haxtun Schools YouTube page! https://youtu.be/zZnmfJox240
Check out vs North Park High School livestreaming now at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZVzaH2_dAU
Check out vs Weldon Valley girls Varsity livestreaming now at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIT1aBIj8Bg
FFA Member of the Week!! Sophomore, Bryndel Burke. Bryndel has been busy moving and sorting bucking horses as usual, she rides every day and has a couple young horses she has been training, her Rodeo season starts soon so she started practicing again and getting her rodeo horses ready, this winter she did have a couple big barrel races, her goats started to kid she raises goats for goats tying!
Lunch menu change. Today 2/1/2021 lunch will be Pulled Pork Sandwich instead of Shepard pie. Sorry for the change.
Breakfast has changed this morning to Tornados due to delivery issues!!!
Live stream links for this week's games. HS Wiggins- Tuesday-4pm https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/wiggins-high-school-wiggins-co/gam5f4a9086c2 JH Peetz- Thursday-4pm Boys B & A @4 https://fb.me/e/7C9jCqri6 Girls A & B @4 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6gjJnXFz7mdabKi8aL5zSA/about) HS Kit Carson- Friday @ 4 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiUj_CSLhjUP--wyC6lqaPg GO MUSTANGS!
Member highlight of the week: Senior, Levi Troudt!! Levi Troudt is a senior in our Ag program and he has been in it since his freshman year. Currently he serves as our Chapter Treasurer. His SAE is working for Mertens Bros here in New Raymer. He also works on his family farm in Wiggins. He is actively involved in FFA, FBLA, Football, Basketball, Baseball, 4-H and the fire department. Levi writes the following about his SAE, "My SAE is for my job at Mertens Bros. Inc. I work there full time in the summer and then only part time during school on the weekends. I am one three farm hands that are employed there. They are a farm and ranch operation, they farm corn, wheat, and millet. They also sell, clean, and treat seed wheat for planting. They sell corn finished fat cattle as well as grass/pasture finished. They have many acres of farmland as well as ranchland located around the New Raymer, Stoneham area. They even have some farm ground and ranch ground around Peetz, Colorado and also north of Peetz as well. When they offered me a chance to work for them I took it because I wanted to see how they ran their farm and what makes it successful and ideas that I could implement to my own family farm. The more I learned through my time working the more I wanted to stay and help as well as learn more in depth details about everything they did weather it was spraying or feeding cattle certain rations. My favorite thing I learned from them is this, "If you take care of the ground and the environment, it will take care of you and your crops". This was when my boss Jim and I were talking on our way to Peetz one day. This sealed the idea in my head that dryland no-till is healthy for land in many ways but like every farming technique there is flaws in it as well, like the development of gullies in the fields. Whenever I have the chance to ask a question about a technique I will because it may be in my life one day. "
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dvi3AO3ntj0 Live stream Prairie Vs Briggsdale JH Boys B 4:30 Boys A 5:30 Girls A 6:30 Enjoy!
Congratulations to the 2020-2021 Honor Roll Students: Roll Honor Roll Recognition of academic achievement. GOLD honor roll is given to those students having a grade point average of 3.75 to 4.0 and SILVER recognition to those students with a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.74. Gold Honor Roll: Sailor Becker, Brennan Bringelson, Isaac Doll, Derek Dollerschell, Montana Goodman, Addison Hoozee, Cayde Marler, Elijah Marler, Simon Marler, Anissa McCoy, Maverik Mertens, Hadlie Robinette, Shelby Robinette, Reid Samber, Bobbie Schreiner, Zoey Sneed, Nevaeh Speicher, Bodhi Becker, Emily Andrews, Savanah Mertens, Kendra Sutter, Faye Klenda, Carter Jaeger, Tanna Bailey, Hailey Heppner, Wyatt Butler, Erik Lebsock, Emma Martinez, Silver Honor Roll: Wyatt Chase, William Nicklas, Brylee Whitney, Brock Dollerschell, Nicole Ludgate, Marcus Mayol, Kenna Nelson, Aubrey Shipman, Hannah Kugler, Ciree Whitney, Kayla Kugler.
Today we are sharing about one of our freshman Wyatt Butler. We have included a few pictures about his SAE and what he does in his spare time that keeps him involved in Agriculture. Of all of the extra things Wyatt does, he decided to develop his lathe work into a small business. Wyatt is doing well turning on the Lathe. He makes pens, wine stoppers and Christmas ornaments. Here is a link to watch Wyatt in action: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1_F4pEPmxYvhAClKCdBPLZG8PL0r9lOXA?usp=sharing. Included is a picture of Wyatt‘s Mule deer buck, his antelope and pigs that were raised and butchered at home with his family. They also cite the bacon and hams. We butcher our animals to include the ones that we hunt by ourselves. Wyatt actually knows how to do it without any help. Lastly, Wyatt helped install a wood stove for the woodshop. Dad has him up on the roof installing the chimney. Great job Wyatt!!
One of our students participated in the NWSS catch-a-calf program and we are proud of her! There were 34 kids in the program and Zoey received 6th in Showmanship, 10th overall in the Recordbook contest, 6th overall in the live interview, 3rd overall in the production phase of my steer, and 2nd overall in sponsor relations! Way to go Zoey!!!
Colorado Children's Book Award winners and nominees are the books students are reading for this year's book challenge. 1st and 2nd graders need to read seven picture books and do a worksheet for each book read. Their teachers have the worksheets. There is a list of books for them to select to read. The 3rd-12th grades need to read four fiction (chapter) books in their reading level, take and pass an AR quiz and do one activity for each book. More information is on the Prairie Library page on the website under the Menu tab.
The theme for library this year has been featuring children authors who have birthdays each month. Books are displayed for students to check out. The bulletin board theme for January is "Wrap Your Mittens Around an Author". Here are a few authors for this month: Tedd Arnold, Janet Stevens, Shannon Hale and Bill Peet. This month we also have winter related books in one display.
Thank you 5th grade parents for helping us reach our goal! The 5th graders donated 752 items including letters and cards. My students were not bashful when it came to send parents and Mrs. Long to the store for more items. What a great cause! Students celebrated with pizza/ice cream/song, and dance party with the seniors.
Thursday December 17 is Ugly Sweater and Sock Day. If your student does not have an ugly sweat, wear pajamas, and we can all pretend we are on the Polar Express! Merry Christmas!
BOOK FAIR TIME December 7-10 Go to News for the link and more information.
In lieu of the annual Veterans Day Performance, students and staff at Prairie School are honored to celebrate those who served our country with a Veterans Day tribute video. 2020 Prairie Veterans Day Tribute Videos - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8ttstKrs24sB4jMn8vaxSHaaTeCvparu
11/30/2020 Breakfast: Waffle sticks, Sausage link, Fresh fruit Lunch: Chicken Quesadilla, Refried Beans, Pineapple, Churro
11/26/2020 NO SCHOOL
11/25/2020 NO SCHOOL
The 3rd grade class sure had a fun day celebrating what they learned about the Native Americans this past quarter. They made Indian shields, beaded Indian corn, learned how to write with the Native American picture writing, played Native American games, shared artifacts, presented their posters, and tried some new food that the Native Americans loved!
11/24/2020 Breakfast: Oatmeal w/ Brown Sugar, Toast, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Spaghetti, WG Roll, Green Beans, Watermelon
The Mustang football team may have lost on Friday, but they never lose in our hearts!! ❤️ We are SO proud of their resilience, hard work, and dedication!! Awesome job Mustangs on an AMAZING season!! Thank you to the volunteers that so kindly helped me this season!! Much appreciation goes to...Matt Pollart, Matt Baker, Kathy Adams, Dave and Roz Long, Mr. Kimmel, Nathan Northup, Kevin Rhode, Mitch Dollerschell, Shanan Chase, Coach Carlson, Danielle Mertens, the New Raymer/Stoneham Fire Department, Kendra Holloway, Jen Dollerschell, Jess Mason, Sheila Bailey, Emily Johnson, and Joe Kugler!! I appreciate it more than you’ll EVER know!!! 😊❤️
11/23/2020 Breakfast: Pancakes, Sausage Patty, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Stuffing, Corn, Pumpkin Dessert
11/19/2020 Breakfast: Donuts , Sausage Link, Fresh fruit Lunch: Chicken Strips, Cheesy Potatoes, Carrots, Strawberry Cup
11/18/2020 Breakfast: Breakfast Croissant Sandwich, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Smothered Chicken Burrito, Spanish Rice, Black Beans, Oranges
Congratulations to our Mustang Junior High team!! They finished their season....UNDEFEATED!! 😊👍 Thank you so much to the wonderful volunteers that helped me with the JH football games...Jeff Dollerschell, Ryan Dollerschell, Brock Dollerschell, Austin Samber, Mr. Bob, various HS football players, Coach Kerns, Sheila Bailey, Emily Johnson, Dani Ramseier, and Kim Davis!! I appreciate your help more than you know!! 😊
11/17/2020 Breakfast: Bagels and Cream Cheese, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Pork Cutlet, Mashed Potatoes w/ Gravy Cauliflower, Apricots
Scholarship opportunity for Ag students!! See the link below or seek out Mrs. Larson to find out more about these scholarship opportunities. https://www.americasfarmers.com/grow-ag-leaders/
The Mustangs play this Friday at 1:00 in Cheyenne Wells!! LET’S GO Mustangs!!!!! 🏈🖤🤍💛 If you are planning on attending, every fan must enter with a mask and provide their name and phone number for contact tracing.
11/16/2020 Breakfast: French Toast, Bacon, Fresh Fruit, Lunch: Lasagna, French Bread, Broccoli Salad, Mixed Fruit
Come support the Mustang Football team as they take on Peetz tomorrow night at 6:00!! Parent and Senior night starts at 5:45!! You won’t want to miss it!!! GO MUSTANGS!!! 🏈💛🖤🤍
11/12/2020 Breakfast: Breakfast Pizza, Fresh fruit Lunch: Chicken Parmesan, Garlic Noodles, Salad, Peach Cup
11/11/2020 Breakfast: Waffles, Sausage Patty, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Chef Salad, Breadstick, Oranges
🇺🇸❤️In honor of our Veterans and their families, please wear red, white, and blue tomorrow!!! Thank you Veterans!! ❤️🇺🇸
11/10/2020 Breakfast: Tornados, Fresh fruit Lunch: Tortellini, Garlic Bread, Monoco Blend, Mixed berry cup
Another great night of competitive speaking! Our members represented us at the District level and they did great. In the Extemporaneous Contest: Bobbie Schreiner was in the Silver Category, Zoey Sneed was the district winner and will be representing us at the State level! In Creed Speaking: Both Wyatt Butler and Mia Glorioso were both awarded in the Silver Category. In the Prepared Speaking contest: Shelby Robinette was in the Silver Category, and Montana Goodman was our District Runner Up. Special thank you to Matt Wulf for representing our Chapter as a judge for the Creed Contest. Congrats to all!
Due to the pandemic we will not be doing our Veterans Day program this year. HOWEVER....please tell the Veterans in your life to look for something from us in the mail in the next few weeks!! We are working on a special project to share with our Veterans and their families! I’ll keep you posted!! ❤️🇺🇸
11/09/2020 Breakfast: Biscuit and Gravy, Fresh fruit Lunch: Pork Roast, Stuffing, Cooked Carrots, Diced Apples
Come support the Prairie Mustangs as they take on Arickaree/Woodlin for our Homecoming Game!! Junior High gets rolling at 10:30 and the High School at 1:00!!! GO MUSTANGS!! 🏈👍 We will follow the CHSAA guidelines, so please maintain social distancing and wear a mask to the game! Thank you for supporting our athletes and for doing what you can to keep our players on the field!!
11/03/2020 Breakfast: Apple and Cherry Turnover, sausage link Lunch: Pulled pork sandwich, chips, coleslaw, and grapes
11/2/2020 Breakfast: Oatmeal, toast, Fresh fruit Lunch: Chicken Fajita, Spanish Rice, Refried beans and mixed fruit
Good evening Parents, I know that you all have been anxiously awaiting this! All of the contest videos are posted here in this Google Folder. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1evfnKNJTvVTB-um59ubPmUpIw0yFFqjY/view?usp=sharing If there is a problem please feel free to reach out to me and we will troubleshoot a solution. I would like to say a big THANK YOU! Tonight was competitive and a reminder of why I truly love my job and I know that your student's success is from all of your support at home. In this crazy world it is really nice to have a night that keeps me hopeful of our "normal" and great students. It is my pleasure to announce the winners: Creed - Representing us at Districts: Mia G and Wyatt B, our alternate: Riley D Extemporaneous - Representing us at Districts: Bobbie S and Zoey S, our alternate: Maverik M Prepared - Representing us at Districts: Shelby R and Montana G , our alternate: Megan A This District Contest will be virtual on November 9th. Good luck and great job to all our members! Enjoy your weekend, Mrs. Larson
Tomorrow 10/29 our students will be having hearing and vision screens. If your child wears glasses; please make sure they have those with them tomorrow.
10/27/2020 Breakfast: scones, Sausage patty and Fresh fruit Lunch: Ham and Scalloped potatoes, peas and carrots, dinner roll and mixed fruit
This historic year is different. The yearbook is going to be different, too. You will want to order your student’s copy of this unique book. We promise it’s one you won’t want to miss! Visit www.jostensyearbooks.com to order yours by November 6th for the lowest price!
Parent Community, Due to the road conditions, tonight's forecast, and the lack of school personnel, Monday, October 26th, we will be cancelling school. The Prairie School Board Meeting will be postponed.
Prairie High School COVID Response Information, Guidelines, and Protocols Fall Football **We will follow the CHSAA football guidelines that we agreed to abide by in order to play fall football. Please maintain social distancing and wear a mask at the game. Thank you for supporting our athletes and for doing what you can to keep the players on the field! **All spectators and teams must stay on their side of the field and maintain social distance throughout the event. Home Team Protocol Spectators: Please park in the parking lot south of the school building. Entrance for home spectators will be marked with a sign and will be the entrance closest to the press box. Spectators will have access to restrooms through the main entrance, using the restrooms in the main hallway. Hand sanitizer will be available on the sidelines. There will be no concessions. At the completion of the game, please exit the field as quickly as possible. GO MUSTANGS!!!!!
Mustang Fans, We are excited to announce that the high school game versus Fleming will be broadcast live on the radio and live on Facebook. Kickoff is at 6:30 pm so plan on tuning in one of these 3 ways: Colorado Small School Football will be live streaming the game on their facebook group! 94.5 The Ranch will be covering the game live! 98.3 Kat Country Radio will be covering the game live! A little information about the Facebook livestream... Viewing the game will be free of charge and live on the Colorado Small School Football facebook group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/342050623678574 They will be using Ben Blecha's play-by-play audio from 94.5 The Ranch and Grainland COOP will be sponsoring. GO MUSTANGS!!!!!!!!!!
10/20/2020 Breakfast: Pancake on a stick, fresh fruit Lunch: Chicken fried steak , mashed potatoes / gravy, mixed fruit, and cauliflower. Have a happy Tuesday!!!!!
10/15/2020 Breakfast: Bagels and cream cheese, sausage , fresh fruit Lunch: Tortellini, breadstick, mixed fruit, cucumbers and carrots
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Lunch will be a little different tomorrow !! Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs w/ Meat, whole grain toast, fresh fruit Lunch: Chicken Ranch Slider, sweet potato fries, California Blend, Frozen peach cups
Board meeting Monday, October 19th has been moved to Monday, October 26th.
Update: Prairie Parents and Community, due to our 4th positive COVID-19 test in the high school, grades 7th-12th will remain in at-home, e-learning through Monday, October 19th. We will resume in person learning on Tuesday, October 20th. Elementary classes will continue to take place in-person at school. Remote Learning vs E-Learning: We will be moving from e-learning to remote learning. In remote learning, we will move to a modified block schedule. Please see the attachment below. We have gone through this modified block schedule with students. What the block schedule will do for students is provide only four Zoom times with teachers each day. Teachers will Zoom with students every other day and provide direct instruction for the next 2 days of work. This helps both students and teachers with minimizing technology time and issues with Zoom meetings. We ask that students check Google Classroom as all the details will be posted there for students. Lunch and Breakfast: We will be serving lunch and breakfast for students in the remote learning environment. If you would like the school to provided meals for you, please follow these steps: 1. Please call the school by 8:00 am (970-437-5351) of the day you would like a meal. The school will provide lunch and the next day's breakfast for the students. 2. Please be at the school by 11:00 am to pick up the meals. Sports: There will not be any junior high football this week. The game on Friday will be postponed. High School Football is postponed. We are looking at rescheduling this game for Monday, October 19th. More information will come out in the weekly athletic update. Coach Kerns will be in touch with the football boys about the week's plans. Parent Teacher Conferences: We will be cancelling the in-person parent-teacher conferences. We ask that parents reach out by email to teachers if they would like an email update or a Zoom meeting for an update about their child's progress. Teachers will be reaching to parents if they feel it is necessary. We hate to not have face-to-face conversations with parents, but at this time we believe this is the best alternative we have. Junior Parents: Please see the email below from Coach Kinnision regarding the PSAT for the Juniors. The high school teachers will be waiving assignments on Wednesday because of this assessment. Juniors, On this Wednesday 10/14 at 1 PM we WILL give you the option to come to school and take the PSAT. This is optional, not required. There is no makeup date for this test. Please let me know your decision ASAP by emailing me back. Should you choose to take the test we will proceed as follows: You will remain in your car until we ask you to come into the building. You will enter the school through already open doors, not touching anything and head straight to your assigned table in the gym. You will set your calculator and powered down phone and your snack on the table. You can set your sealed water bottle on the floor. You will need to bring 2 or more #2 pencils already sharpened to the school with you. You will not be allowed to go to your locker to get them. Your table will be a safe distance from any other tables and we will ask that you remain socially distant during the time at the school. You will not be required to wear a mask while at your table taking the test. I ask that you wear one while not at your table. The pre-admin session will begin at 1pm. Test will start at approx 1:30 and you should be dismissed by 4:30. Senior Parents: Please see the email below from Coach Kinnision regarding the SAT for the seniors. The high school teachers will be waiving assignments on Wednesday because of this assessment. Seniors, On this Wednesday 10/14 at 8 am we WILL give you the option to come to school and take the SAT. This is optional, not required. There is an option of taking the test at a makeup date should you choose not to take it Wednesday. Please let me know your decision ASAP by emailing me back. Should you choose to take the test we will proceed as follows: You will remain in your car until we ask you to come. You will enter the school through already open doors, not touching anything and head straight to your assigned table in the gym. You will set your calculator and powered down phone and your snack on the table. You can set your sealed water bottle on the floor. You will need to bring 2 or more #2 pencils already sharpened to the school with you. You will not be allowed to go to your locker to get them. Your table will be a safe distance from any other tables and we will ask that you remain socially distant during the time at the school. You will not be required to wear a mask while at your table taking the test. I ask that you wear one while not at your table. The pre-admin session will begin at 8. Test will start at approx 8:30 and you should be dismissed by 11:45. We are doing our very best to make decisions with the support of the Weld County Health Department that are in the best interest of the district. We know that some information may be unknown to some, and questions may be asked as to "why we do this" or "why we do that". Please assume the best in us and know we are trying our best for our district. If you have questions, please don't hesitate to reach out. Thank you,
Prairie Parents and Community, Due to another positive COVID-19 test in the high school, grades 7-12 will remain in at-home, E-Learning, tomorrow (Monday). Elementary classes will take place in-person at school. On Monday we will work with the health department to analyze our current situation. We will inform you about what the rest of the week looks like for grades 7-12 as soon as possible. There will be no in-person football practice tomorrow.
It was a great day for a Range Contest yesterday!! The sophomores have been working hard since August to be prepared for the day. The whole chapter did great! We were high overall team. Bobbie S was high plant individual and high overall individual. Bronze Category: Tori A (Woodlin), Arek W, and Megan A Silver Category: Sy N, Levi T, and Montana G Gold Category: Maverik M, Zoey S, and Bobbie S It is so wonderful to see these students gain knowledge about range management and apply practically. Much thanks goes to these entities and individuals as we wouldn’t be able to host this contest without them: Colorado Section Society of Range Management, Colorado State Land Board, West Greeley Conservation District, Prairie School, Ben Berlinger and Emmett Jordan! Congrats to all on a great day!
The junior high football game is on for this afternoon!! We are going to follow the CHSAA football guidelines that we agreed to abide by in order to play fall football. Please maintain social distancing and wear a mask at the game! Thank you for supporting our Prairie Mustang athletes and thank you for doing what you can to keep our players on the field. See you tonight!! GO MUSTANGS!!!
10/8/2020 Breakfast: Apple and Cherry Turnover, Fresh fruit Lunch: Buffalo Ranch chicken Slider, Sweet Potato Fry, Cauliflower, Grapes
School lunch will be different then normal tomorrow. I will be changing it due to not having our 7-12 grade in school tomorrow. Lunch will be Sloppy Joe's, Chips, cauliflower, grapes
Prairie Community, We have had the second high school COVID-19 case. We have worked closely with Weld Health to develop our plan going forward. We will have E-Learning days tomorrow and Friday for all students in grades 7th-12th due to the lack of subs and precautionary cleaning of the high school wing. Grades Pk-6th will be a normal in-person learning day. The student's parents that need to be quarantined will get an additional letter with information. *At this point the junior high game with Pawnee is still on. Junior high students will have to take part in the E-Learning in order to be able to play in the game. Coach Calrson would like athletes here by 3:00 pm tomorrow. If you did not get this notification through an email eariler today, please email email@example.com.
10/7/2020 Breakfast: Biscuit and Gravy, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Turkey Roast, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Squash, Cinnamon Apples
10/6/2020 Breakfast: Tornados, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Pizza , Salad, Chocolate Pudding, Diced Pears
10/5/2020 Breakfast: Sausage and egg McMuffin, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Meatballs, Baked Potato, Corn Bread, Applesauce
9/30/2020 Breakfast: waffles and sausage Lunch: Beef and Cheddar Sandwich, Curly Fries, cucumber salad, pears
School picture day is tomorrow...don't forget to bring your smile!
9/24/2020 Breakfast: Scones, Sausage Link, Fresh fruit Lunch: BBQ chicken, Baked Beans, Carrots, Cherry bars
9/23/2020 Breakfast: Biscuit and Gravy, fresh fruit Lunch: Chimichanga, Rice, Refried Beans, Grapes, Tapioca pudding
Our FFA t-shirt logo is in and our annual store is up! Follow the link: https://shop.envisiontees.com/new_raymer_ffa/shop/home As a reminder, the FFA doesn't make any profit off of these orders. We genuinely want to offer our community the opportunity to sport our logo. This year the officer team would like members to bring in cash for their t-shirts and Mrs. Larson will order everyone's at once ($8). Parents, if it would be easier for you to order your member's shirt with your online order, please reach out to me via email.
2/22/2020 Breakfast: Oatmeal w/ brown sugar, Toast, Fresh fruit Lunch: Shepard's Pie, Cheesy Bread, Mixed Berry Fruit Cup, Salad
9/21/2020 Breakfast: scrambled eggs, hashbrown, bacon, fresh fruit Lunch: Pork roast, stuffing, corn, diced pears
Your yearbook staff has been hard at work... use the link below to check out the WORLD PREMIER of the 2020-21 Prairie School Yearbook Video! https://youtu.be/eqBcvtKilAI
9/17/2020 Breakfast: French Toast Sticks, Ham Slices, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Chicken Sandwich, chips, Broccoli Salad, Diced Pears
9/16/2020 Breakfast: Pancake on a stick, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Tacos, Fiesta Beans, Churro, Fruit Cocktail
9/15/2020 Breakfast: Donuts, Sausage Link, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Pork Cutlet, Mashed Potatoes, California Blend, Apricots
8th Grade Ag is learning about the Dairy Value Chain. The first step in Dairy production is feeding cattle. Today they were detectives in observing silage, ground corn, hay, ground hay and a few other products. They also learned how different feed ratios are mixed while comparing nutrients to their own diets.
9/14/2020 Breakfast: Breakfast Burrito, fresh fruit, Lunch: Spaghetti, diner roll, Corn, Watermelon
9-11-2020 Breakfast: Ham and Egg Croissant, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Chicken Enchiladas, Spanish Rice, Salad, Pineapple
Freshman have had a busy week! They have begun learning the second paragraph of the Creed! They learned yesterday what the different parts of the emblem represent, how to tie a tie, and today we discussed Official FFA Dress. Students drew the proper way to wear “it” in chalk and developed expectations while in the “jacket”! Here is what they came up with: being respectful, compassionate, helping where and whenever, clean, professional, and the best humans they can!
9-10-2020 Breakfast: Waffles, Sausage Patty, Fresh Fruit Lunch: BBQ Pork Sandwich, Baked Beans, Mandarin Oranges, Chips
9-9-2020 Breakfast: Biscuit and Gravy, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Chef Salad, Breadstick, Oranges
9-8-2020 Breakfast: Tornados, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Philly Cheese Sloppy Joes, Sweet Potato Fries, Cauliflower, Diced Peaches
We have been reading about trials this week in reading so we had our own trial about the wolf from the 3 little pigs. We had a jury, judge, defendant, attorney, witnesses, and many more parts! The students were all animals from fairytale land. The jury did not reach a verdict as they couldn’t all decide on the same verdict but I think they all had fun learning about this!
9-3-2020 Breakfast: Breakfast Pizza, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Chicken Strips, Mashed Potatoes w/ Gravy, Corn , Cantaloupe
Colorado Farm Show Scholarships are due, postmarked by November 1st! Visit www.coloradofarmshow.com/scholarship (and check out the new awesome website)! The Colorado Farm Show is offering over $25,000 in scholarships to graduating Colorado high school seniors, and it's now accepting applications for the 2020-21 academic year. Students who apply should be high school graduates in the winter of 2020 or the spring of 2021 and planning on pursuing a degree in an agricultural field of study at the college or university of their choice!
9-2-2020 Breakfast: Sausage egg McMuffin, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Super nachos, Fiesta Beans, Mexican Rice, Mixed Fruit
Bookmobile is coming Wednesday, September 3rd and 17th. They will only have requests. We will not be able to go onto the Bookmobile at this time. Requests will be left in the library for you to pick up. Mrs. Northup will be teaching the upper elementary how to request books from the Bookmobile with their card.
9-1-2020 Breakfast: Bagels w/ cream cheese, link sausage ,Fresh Fruit Lunch: Corn dogs, French Fries, Carrots and Celery, Apples
8-27-2020 Breakfast: Apple or Cherry Turnover, Bacon, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Chicken Parmesan, Garlic Noodles, Bread Stick, Green Beans, Diced Apricots
8-26-2020 Breakfast: Oatmeal, Cinnamon Bread, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Pizza, Salad, Chocolate Pudding, Mandarin Oranges
8-25-2020 Breakfast: Scrambled Eggs w/ meat, toast, fresh fruit Lunch: Fish Sticks, Mac and Cheese, Cauliflower, grapes
8-24-2020 Breakfast: Pancakes , Sausage Patty, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Lasagna, French Bread, Monoco Blend, Bananas
8-20-2020 Breakfast:Waffle sticks , Sausage links, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Chicken Fried teak, Mashed Potato/Gravy, Broccoli, Peaches
If you did not pre-order a 2019-20 yearbook but would still like to purchase one...here's your chance! The cost is $40, and supplies are limited. Contact us soon to make sure you don't miss out!
8-19-2020 Breakfast: Biscuit and Gravy, Fried Egg, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Burritos, Spanish Rice,Pineapple, Salad
8-18--2020 Breakfast: Blueberry Coffee Cake, Ham slices, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Sloppy Joe, Chips, California Blend, Apples
8-17-2020 Breakfast: Breakfast Burrito, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Chicken nuggets, Tator Tots, Green beans, Cantaloupe
8/13/2020 Breakfast: Tornados, Fresh fruit Lunch: Meatballs, Baked Potato, Corn, Oranges
Prairie Parents and Community, I can not begin to express how wonderful it was to have our 6th-12th grade students back in our building today. Thanks to Mrs. Whitney and the STUCO officers, the students appeared to have a great day. I worked with some students on slight schedule changes today. Please go over your students schedules on Infinite Campus and make sure you approve of the changes your student requested. Students will be able to make changes tomorrow with their schedules but Monday schedules will be set and finalized. Today I also sent a quick survey requesting parents permission to post student's photos on our website. Please complete the survey or let me know if you didn't receive the survey. We look forward to seeing all the students in our building on Monday.
8/12/2020 Breakfast: Scones, Sausage Link, Fresh Fruit Lunch: Hamburgers, French Fries, Baked Beans, Diced Pears
Reminder: Back to school night is tonight at 6:00 p.m. We will be collecting the Internet Agreement, Chromebook Agreement, and Chromebook fees ($30) tonight. We will also have these forms for parents to sign if needed. Please remember we are starting school under the Governor's executive order which calls for masks to be worn in public buildings for students in grades 6th-12th. Please have masks as one of the student's school supply items. We encourage students to wear masks, especially in congested areas such as hallways.