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3rd Graders Win Recycling Contest and Travel to Arbor Day Farm

Nucor and the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) have teamed up to create further awareness in the schools about the importance of recycling. They developed a contest a few years ago called, “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle . . . read more

Gary Zimmer Speaks in Honor of Arbor Day

In honor of Arbor Day, Gary Zimmer, local park superintendent shared his expertise of trees with Pierce Elementary 4th graders.  He discussed the importance and benefits of trees.  He also shared information about some of the trees . . . read more

Miss Muhs' Kindergarteners "Build" Zithers

As part of the lessons for the letter Zz week, Miss Muhs' kindergarten class made zithers. They "built" the zithers with tissue boxes and rubber bands. Miss Muhs gave each of the students about 5 minutes to practice . . . read more

Third and Fourth Learn About "Life on the Farm"

Third and fourth graders from Pierce Elementary traveled to Bloomfield on Friday, April 7 th , to take part in “Life on the Farm”, an Ag Literacy Festival. The event was hosted by the UNL extension offices of Pierce, Antelope, and . . . read more

BElieve in YOUrself!!

Pierce elementary students were given a few words of encouragement on Tuesday, February 28 when they walked into their classrooms. P.A.T.S. - Parents And Teachers for Students - presented an unexpected gift to each student to encourage . . . read more

Third Graders Study Sound In Science

Mrs. Fehringer's third graders have been studying sound in Science.  They were assigned to make a musical instrument at home that makes sound.  Their instruments made sound by either blowing, hitting, or . . . read more

Fourth Graders Study Force

Fourth graders have been studying force in science: most specifically friction, inertia, gravity, and magnetism. They presented skits/demonstrations to help teach some of those concepts to their classmates. Scenes from some of the skits . . . read more

Jenn Fritz Speaks of Native American Heritage

‚Äč      It is important to learn about your heritage.  That was the message Jenn Fritz left with the fourth grade students at Pierce Elementary recently. As part of their Nebraska History studies, fourth graders had . . . read more

Veterans Visit Mrs. Zimmer's 5th Grade Class

Mrs. Zimmer's 5th grade class has had some very special guests over the past few months.   They have been eating dinner and planning special activities with some of the residents of the Norfolk Veteran's Home.  We are so . . . read more

Fourth Graders Read "Honest Abe's Words"

  A group of fourth graders read "Honest Abe's Words", a biography of Abraham Lincoln's. The students read important facts and details about Abe's life.They learned his view on slavery and about the treatment . . . read more

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