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August 17- G Golf @ O'Neill at 9:00 am     Link for Live Scoring  https://goo.gl/2EH9kJ 
August 17- Varsity Jamboree Volleyball @ Columbus High School at 5:00 pm (Varsity Only)  Directions to new Columbus High School
August 17- SB Wisner at 6:30 pm (Varsity Only)
August 17- Volleyball Shirt Orders are Due  Order Form
August 19 - SB @ Wayne Tourn. at 9:30 am  Softball Tourn. Schedule
August 21- Softball Shirt Orders are Due  Order Form
August 21- Booster Club Orders Due  Items for sale    Order Form
August 29 - SB @ West Point-Beemer at 6:30 pm (Varsity Only)
Pictures - The journalism staff is looking for pictures of summer activities to put in next year's Pierce Public Schools calendar. If you have photos of any Pierce student in preschool-class of 2018 participating in summer softball, baseball, or the fair and would be willing to share them, please email Mrs. Legate at melissalegate@piercebluejays.org. Thank you!!


Pierce High Starts off the Year

by Rhayna Waldner PHS kicked off the 2017-2018 school year on Friday, August 11. The full day of school started off with a student assembly starting right away at 8:00 when teachers were introduced and policies were discussed by principal Mark Brahmer. At the conclusion of the assembly at 9:00, regular classes started up with the school day ending at 3:20. Brahmer said, “Our major changes this year would be our new . . .

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Football Team Begins Season

by Montana Ruppert The Pierce High football team had its first official practice on Monday, August 7. Preparations for this upcoming football season started early this summer with weight lifting and many practices. This year's football team is returning about 35 lettermen from last season. Head coach Mark Brahmer and his team have set many goals for their 2017 season. According to Brahmer, they want to be the . . .

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New Staff Members

New Staff Profile: Haley Thayer by Elizabeth Harris The Pierce Elementary staff welcomed a few new faces this year, and one name might seem familiar. Pierce graduate Haley (Oestreich) Thayer, joined the faculty as a kindergarten teacher. She graduated from Pierce Jr./Sr. High School in 2012 and went on to get her Associate of Arts degree at Northeast Community College. After she obtained her Arts Degree, she moved on to . . .

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Cross Country Starts its Season

by Ian Fisher Cross country started their season with the first official day of practice Monday, August 7, at Pierce High School. The cross country team has a total of twelve runners between the junior and senior high teams. For seventh graders, there are two girls: Addison Sporleder and Ciara Garcia. Callie Arnold and Alexus Sindelar are the eighth graders. There are eight high school runners this year. Freshmen are . . .

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Volleyball Sets Up a New Season

by Kayla Simmons On Tuesday, August 8, the Pierce High girls’ volleyball team served their way into the 2017 season with practice to ready themselves for their first games of the fall. Staying busy all through July, the team came together for several camps, summer league games, and weightlifting with head coach Brittany Weber and assistant coaches Zach Weber and Krista Meyer. “This summer, we have been focusing . . .

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Lady Jays Swing Into Season

by Maci Kroupa Pierce’s Lady Jays softball team swung back into season on Monday, August 7, the beginning of fall practice. The team kept busy preparing for their season by hitting the weight room and participating in Pierce High’s incentive program this summer. They attended a team camp, where they worked on basic fundamentals and fielding techniques. Assistant softball coach, Jeff Pasold, from Concordia University . . .

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Girls’ Golf Swings Back Into Season

by Katrina Meier The girls’ golf team started their season with the beginning of their fall practice on Monday, August 7. This year, the team is six members strong, with five returning letter winners: Amber Albrecht, Haley Dohmen, Paige Johnson, Samantha Svendsen, and Sydney Erickson.  Rebecca Albrecht is the final member of the team, and starting her first year of golf as a freshman. During the summer the lady . . .

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Pierce Athletic Booster Club

The Pierce Booster Club would like to invite you to support Pierce Jr.-Sr. High School and all of the students involved in our athletic programs!  Last year we worked hard to increase our membership and are doing so again to support the athletic programs.  The membership structure is about the same as last year, only adding a coach’s membership.   The Booster Club supports every athletic program at Pierce . . .

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Erickson Attends FCCLA Conference

Erickson Attends FCCLA National Leadership Conference in Nashville.  Sydney Erickson of Pierce, NE joined more than 7,500 FCCLA student leaders, members, and advisers at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN, July 2nd-6th to participate in the annual Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference. Sydney will be a 10th grader this fall at Pierce Jr. Sr. High School. . . .

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Concussion Video 2017 and Parent/Guardian release form

  The Parent/Guardian Consent & Release Form for parents with children participating in a NSAA sport is available by clicking on the following link:  Pierce Jr.-Sr. High School Parent/Guardian Consent & Release Form Athletic Trainer Services Agreement Exhibit A and B View the video at this link  https://youtu.be/0MYF7Ls2R2U    

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The Latest Bluejay Reminders

August 17- G Golf @ O'Neill at 9:00 am     Link for Live Scoring   https://goo.gl/2EH9kJ     . . .

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 . . .

Items For Sale At School

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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