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Dec 31, 2015

Local Lego League Promotes Science Technology and Teamwork

By Reyana Tegtmeier, 7th Grade

    Lego League is a competition where students ages 8-13 compete using a robot they make out of legos, a theme with a project they have to solve, and core values they need to use. This year, Pawnee City is sending five groups to the Qualifier, the first competition, which is on January 16 in Nebraska City.

Dec 01, 2015

The Sophomore Experience Another Culture

By Sabre Menninga, Sophomore 

    This semester, the Sophomore English class read a modern novel about an American Indian.  This book is about a boy from an Indian reservation determined to take his future into his own hands.

Apr 27, 2015

Pawnee City Girls Track Team Dominates Pioneer Conference Indoor Meet

By Sabre Menninga, Sophomore
     The Pawnee City Track Team starts their season with the annual Pioneer Conference Indoor Meet at Doane College on March 24, 2015. The Lady Indians track team placed 1st and the boys placed 3rd.

Apr 01, 2015

68 Years of Tradition

By Caetlen Gyhra, Junior

     This past week was National FFA week. This event takes place in chapters all over the country. However this tradition didn’t start out as FFA week, it began as FFA day. At the 1933 National Convention, a steward of Montana requested the floor and suggested having a special day to recognize Future Farmers.

Mar 25, 2015

Pawnee City is District Speech Champs!

By Sabre Menninga, Sophomore

    On March 17, 2015, the Pawnee City Speech Team competed at the District Speech Meet at HTRS high school. The team brought home the C2 District Championship Honors!

Mar 24, 2015

Conference Champs!

by McKenzie Goetsch, Sophomore

     The speech team had a very successful day at the Conference meet in Nebraska City. The team took home the Pioneer Conference Championship. Ann Cline exclaimed, “I honestly was surprised when they called our names for first. It definitely gave us momentum for Districts.”

Mar 23, 2015

Alternative Legal Fun

Grace Parks, Sophomore

     For those of you who get the Pawnee Republican you might have noticed the recent article on teen drinking and other alternative legal fun. Underage drinking affects everyone. It is also something that needs to be talked about openly and honestly.

Mar 20, 2015

Success in District CDEs

By Caetlen Gyhra, Junior

     FFA members competed in five different contests on Tuesday, March 3rd, at District CDEs. CDE stands for Career Development Events, which are contests the members compete in to test their skills learned through agricultural education.

Mar 17, 2015

Staying Informed on Eating Disorders

By Alexa Cline, Senior

     Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Exercise Bulimia, and Binge Eating-- they’re all varying types of eating disorders. And while females in their teens or early twenties are at the greatest risk for developing such a disorder, it is possible for anyone to develop one. There is no gender, age, or ethnicity off-limits when it comes to eating disorders. That’s why it is important that people are well informed on the subject.

Mar 05, 2015

A Dinner with the Heros

By Alexa Cline, Senior

     Veteran’s Day may have passed, but it’s never too late to show your patriotism.
On the 9th of February, Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy winners from area schools met at the American Legion Hall to share their writings and a meal with the community.

Mar 05, 2015

The following Pertussis information letter was sent home with your student today.  If you did not receive it you may download the information here.

Pertussis Information

Feb 12, 2015

Success at District LSEs

By Caetlen Gyhra, Junior

     FFA members develop their leadership skills by competing in district LSEs. LSE stands for Leadership Skills Events, which is 18 different types of speech events. On January 27th, FFA members traveled to SCC in Beatrice to compete in four categories. One event is Job Interview, where the objective is to provide FFA members the opportunity to demonstrate their ability in completing a job application form, writing a letter of application, preparing a resume, interviewing, and completing a follow-up letter.

Feb 09, 2015

Two Teams From Pawnee City Lego League Advance To The State Tournament

By McKenzie Goetsch, Sophomore

     Pawnee City advanced two teams to State by competing in the Qualifier Lego League competition.

Jan 26, 2015

Ebooks Now Available

By Caetlen Gyhra, Junior    

     The Pawnee City School Library now has Ebooks available for both entertainment and research purposes. The school pays for reputable databases that students have access to for research projects. The most recent purchase of electronic services is Ebooks, which are for pleasure reading.

Jan 23, 2015

Cell Phones for Survivors

By Caetlen Gyhra, Junior

    More than 60% of domestic violence incidents happen at home. Almost 3 million men are victims of physical assault in the United States and 1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. These facts are according to the Safe Horizons website, which is the nation’s leading victim assistance organization.

Jan 20, 2015

Trevor Gyhra Sings in the State FFA Honor Choir

By McKenzie Goetsch

     On Wednesday, January 7th Trevor Gyhra was ecstatic to find out he was selected to the State FFA Honor Choir. “I was so excited to find out that I was picked,” stated Trevor Gyhra.

Jan 20, 2015

District Champions

By Caetlen Gyhra, Junior

    On Tuesday, December 2 the Pawnee City Play Production went to Nebraska City Lourdes to compete in districts, and they weren’t disappointed. They came home with the first place plaque and many other individuals awards.

Dec 09, 2014

Students Experience Poverty

By Caetlen Gyhra, Junior   

     The Pawnee County SENCA held the fourth annual Poverty Simulation in the Poteet Hall for the Juniors and 8th graders on Wednesday, November 26. The event started with a pre-test then moved to the simulation. The goals of the simulation are to educate people on poverty in our country, and give them a first-hand view of those struggles.

Dec 09, 2014

Students Get Connected With Their Local Government

By Megan Wenzl, Senior

      On Monday November 17, 2014 Mr. Shepherd’s Government class attended County Government Day at the Pawnee Courthouse. The PC seniors had the opportunity to expand their knowledge of the local government by visiting the Elected Officials in the Courthouse, learning about their duties and using that information to compete against Lewiston in Jeopardy during the afternoon.

Dec 09, 2014

A Day for Honoring Our Local Heroes

By Alexa Cline, Senior

    Tuesday, November 11th, the Pawnee City Schools came together in commemoration of our local war veterans. The day included performances from the elementary, junior high, and high school, as well as a speech from our guest speaker-- the mayor of Syracuse, Tomas Oritz.

Dec 02, 2014

Success in Kentucky

By Caetlen Gyhra, Junior

     This year was the first time Pawnee City FFA has been to Nationals for a competition. The Agronomy team had a lot of success with the team placing 9th overall in the nation. Hayden Meyer and Carly Hunzeker were awarded gold medals, and Brooke Bowhay and Clayton Branek were awarded silver medals. The Farm Business Management team, placing in the top half, received silver. Collin Moser, Shayla Wissler, and Colton Schaardt each were awarded individual silver medals.

Nov 17, 2014


By Sabre Menninga, Sophomore  

     The theme for the girls volleyball team was WE > ME. The goals of the team were to put the team first and their individual selves second. One of highlights of the season was winning the Fall City tournament by beating the Diller Odell Griffins, who went on to win sub districts and districts. Another highlight of the 2014 volleyball season was beating Nebraska City Lourdes in sub districts after they beat us twice before.

Nov 17, 2014

Indians Football Season Concluded

By Lydia Gyhra, Sophomore
    The Indians finished their football season by playing in the first round of playoffs October 30th. Pawnee faced off against Guardian Angels Central Catholic. The Bluejays were ranked 5th in the playoff bracket. It was a long trip and a long night for the Indians. From the opening kick off the Bluejays dominated the Indians. The Indians were outscored 64-2 ending the 2014 football season.

Nov 06, 2014

The Seniors Pay Prison a Visit

By Alexa Cline, Senior

     Last Tuesday, October 7th, the Pawnee City High School senior class took a trip to visit the Tecumseh prison. The day was put together by English teacher Mrs. Meyers and intended to further the seniors’ knowledge of the prison system inside the U.S.

Oct 26, 2014

Cyberbullying and Sexting Have Greater Consequences Than Expected

By Alexa Cline, Senior and McKenzie Goetsch, Sophomore

     Being the first generation to grow up with technology at their disposal, the children of today are facing an entirely different set of challenges than anyone before them. Cyberbullying and sexting are only some of the technology issues that plague the world today.

Jan 01, 2014

Life Changing Story Influences High School Students?

On Wednesday, September 28, Keith Becker came to PCHS not only for an assembly during the day with the students, but also for a public assembly that evening at 7pm. The Todd Becker Foundation was created following the death of an 18 year old high school student, Todd Becker, in the spring of 2005..

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