Pierz Healy High School

Kyle Becker and Arre Langer are the Pierz Healy High School’s Minnesota State High School League’s (MSHSL)  ExCEL representatives for 2013-2014 school year. ExCEL — Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership — is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school juniors who are active in school activities, who show Leadership qualities, and [...]

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By Lorae Vardas, Correspondent The faculty selection committee recently named Kailey Egan and Chris Ortman as Students of the Month at Pierz Healy High School for November. The senior classmates are being honored for their leadership style, high academic standards, participation in numerous activities and contributions to the community. Kara Patrick, biology teacher and Student Council [...]

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By Lorae Vardas, Correspondent Pierz School District Superintendent George Weber is concerned about health care reform and its possible impact on teacher negotiations. “We received rather startling news last week from our flex administrator,” he told the Board at the Nov. 20 meeting. “She notified us that according to recent IRS interpretations of one of the [...]

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For a few years, parents of students at Pierz Healy High have been asking Dave Rocheleau, activities director, whether the school could have a mascot. “This year I was able to find one as we had some extra funds and got it,” said Rocheleau. He said the Student Council had students submit names and then [...]

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For 10 years, students in Business Professional of America (BPA) at Pierz Healy High School and the Student Council at Pioneer Elementary have collected toys and donations for the “Community Toy Drive.” While the event is held in the city of Pierz, it involves helping parents from Pierz and the surrounding areas of Buckman, Genola, [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Born and raised in Pierz, Kim Horning has returned to teach Spanish to the students of today. She and her husband, Hans, are looking at staying in the area long-term. Horning, the daughter of Jacki and Rey Zimney, graduated from Pierz in 1992. She attended the University of Minnesota-Morris where she [...]

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Pierz Healy High School senior Alyssa Boser was named the District 19 Academics, Arts and Athletics (Triple A) award winner Wednesday night. Boser, daughter of Steve and Cheri Boser, will advance with three other girls to the Region 5A round. The winner, who will advance to state competition, will be announced at a banquet to [...]

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Pierz teens get a dose of reality; experience the consequences of bad choices By Terry Lehrke, News Editor terry.lehrke@mcrecord.com Pierz Healy High junior Ben Boser didn’t move or say a word — but among the screams and sirens, his message was the loudest — impaired or distracted driving kills people. If they are lucky, teenagers will [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com ASSE exchange student Jennifer Kuka, 15, is living in the Buckman area and attending Pierz Healy High School. Kuka is from a small town outside of Frankfurt, Germany called Oberursel, which is still considerably larger than Pierz. “Oberursel has about 30,000 people, while the Frankfurt metropolitan region has more than [...]

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