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The football playoff game will be Friday, October 27 at 5:00 pm in Fairbury!
School will dismiss at 1:15pm

The Latest Bluejay Updates

Oct. 23-24, 26 - Mid-State VB @ NC/Battle Creek  Mid-State VB Bracket
Oct. 24 - FB Playoff Shirt Orders Due  FB Playoff Shirt Order Form
Oct. 25 - Todd Becker Presentation @ Pierce City Auditorium (NOT PHS) at 7:00pm 
Todd Becker Presentation
Oct. 27 - FB Playoffs @ Fairbury at 5:00pm  Game Broadcast on Lite Rock 97.5 & KEXL.com with pregame at 4:40pm


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PHS Lady Jays Volleyball

Varsity Lady Jays Defeat Randolph by Rhayna Waldner   For their last regular season game, the Lady Jays traveled to Randolph to play the Cardinals on Tuesday, October 16. Being able to take down the Cardinals in four sets, the Lady Jays took the game with set scores of 25-15, 19-25, 25-17, and 25-21. In the first set of the game, the Lady Jays started off strong and took an . . .

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Robotics Team Travels to Wayne

by Montana Ruppert   The Robotics team traveled to Wayne Wednesday, October 18, to compete at Wayne State College against teams from Battle Creek, O’Neill, and South Sioux City. The two teams from Pierce finished in 5th and 6th place. This year’s RoboJays are made up of two teams. The first team, Me Me Strong Bot, has four team members: Cody Fuchs, Alexander Kesting, Matthew . . .

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Junior and Senior High Hold First Choir Concert

by Rhayna Waldner   The junior and senior high choirs had their annual fall concert on Thursday, October 19, starting at 7 p.m. in the gym. Choir teacher Terri Haselhorst directed the concert and was accompanied by Celine Fehringer on the piano. This was the first concert of the year for both choirs. The junior high choir performed first. They sang three songs starting with “Gone, Gone, . . .

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Teen Read Week Celebrated at PHS

by Rhayna Waldner   Pierce High celebrated Teen Read Week, a nationally recognized week by the American Library Association, October 16-20. Teen Read Week was created in hopes of bringing more teens to libraries. This past week at Pierce High, students were able to engage in many fun activities in the library. On Monday, students were able to stop into the library and create blackout poetry. . . .

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Erickson Speaks at District 5 FCCLA Conference

As part of her duties as a State Peer Education Officer in FCCLA, PHS sophomore Sydney Erickson was featured as a speaker at the District 5 Leadership Conference in Columbus. Erickson’s presentation was an informative session on identity theft and fraud. She spoke to FCCLA members about how identity theft can affect people and how to prevent it from happening. Her presentation included information, as well as . . .

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CC Bluejays Flying To State

by Morgan Crist   The Pierce High cross country team competed at districts at O’Neill. The boys placed 3rd as a team on Thursday, October 12, to qualify for the state meet. The team consisted of Isaac Lambrecht, Ian Fisher, Cole Vogt, Mason Sindelar, Miles Garcia, and Colt Arnold. For the individual placings, Sindelar got 4th with a time of 17:33.00. In 11th place was Fisher with a time . . .

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PHS Band Travels to Platteview to Compete in Marching Festival

by Angelica Volquardsen   The PHS band traveled to Platteview on Saturday, October 14, to compete in the Ashland Marching Festival. The Jays received superior at the festival. In all there were 17 bands at the festival, which was originally to be held in Ashland but was relocated to Platteview due to wet conditions on Ashland’s field. Band director Michael Sindt said, . . .

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Jays Fall in OT to Cadets

In an overtime battle, the Bluejay football team faced the West Point-Beemer Cadets on the road, but fell by a score of 28-35. The Cadets were the first on the scoreboard, putting up two touchdowns and PATs to take an early lead on the Jays. Before the end of the quarter, Collin Tinker managed to score on a 13-yard pass from Dalton Freeman. With Devan Roth scoring the point after, the Jays were down 7-14 after one. . . .

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Fourth Graders Erupt Volcanoes

On a warm and sunny Friday afternoon in September, Pierce Elementary fourth graders erupted their homemade volcanoes. Some used vinegar and baking soda to create a bubbling effect. A few chose 'elephant toothpaste', which was a mixture of warm water, yeast, dish soap, food coloring, and hydrogen peroxide. A continuous foaming effect was made with those ingredients. Most groups chose to explode their volcanoes using . . .

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PHS Journalism Class Radio Broadcast

Journalism to be Featured on 106 KIX Pierce High’s journalism class is now participating in a program called High School Headlines through 106 KIX radio. Each week, the students in the class create a 90-second broadcast that updates radio listeners on upcoming events, news, and even fun trends happening at Pierce High. The students write the broadcast collaboratively and then record themselves as they report it to then send . . .

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The Latest Bluejay Updates

Oct. 23-24, 26 - Mid-State VB @ NC/Battle Creek   Mid-State VB Bracket Oct. 24 - FB Playoff Shirt Orders Due   FB . . .

Feb 2, 2016

Physical Exam Forms

All students who plan to participate in NSAA sanctioned athletics during the school year must have a physical exam.  This exam must be . . .

Pierce Track and Field Individual and Team Records

The Individual and Team Records for Pierce High School Track have been updated after the end of 2016 track season. If you have any . . .

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Check out the items for sale here at school!  To purchase a Pierce Booster Club Item, please contact Sonia Ronspies at   . . .

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