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PHS Students Attend Pierce County Government Day

by Samantha Fischer   The Pierce High school government class headed down to the county courthouse on November 4, to attend the 43rd annual Pierce County Government Day. Government teacher, Brenda Fleecs says, . . . read more

Where are They Now

Carrie Warneke Alumni Flashback by Kennedy Warneke   Carrie (Riedel) Warneke graduated from Pierce High School in 1995. Carrie participated in extracurricular activities throughout high school . . . read more

Veteran’s Day Program Will Be Here Soon

by Megan Druyor   Every year the community of Pierce celebrates Veteran’s Day with an assembly to honor all the veterans who have either passed away or are still living. On Monday, November 11, all of . . . read more

Bluejays Show their Halloween Spirit

by Taylor Miller   From taking notes to eating candy in class, Pierce High School swapped out their Bluejay spirit for Halloween spirit on Thursday, October 31. At Pierce High could the students wear their . . . read more

November Healthy Lifestyle Month

Throughout the school year, we are provided monthly newsletters that cover a variety of behavioral, mental health and substance abuse issues that affect our youth.  These newsletters provide schools and parents with current . . . read more

Daylight Savings Time is Upon Us

by Morgan Blecher   Daylight savings time is finally here! On November 3 we officially fell back an hour, gaining sleep. Students at Pierce High School were looking forward to this event as they gained an hour of . . . read more

Pierce Public Schools Kick Off Red Ribbon Week 

by Kennedy Warneke   Red Ribbon Week is an annual event that takes place at Pierce High School throughout one week during October. To kick off the week, Monday was “Be Yourself” day where students . . . read more

Alumni Flashbacks

Where Are They Now? by Hannah Whitmore   One of the things you might be wondering is where are your classmates that you graduated with. Well, this one is for the class of 1998. Where is Amy Miller . . . read more

Creation Stations Create Opportunities 

by Graison Pfeiffer   Many opportunities exist for students in both junior and senior high to create and express themselves. One way for them to do this is to work at the “Creation Stations.” Pierce . . . read more

The History of Pierce High’s Iconic Bluejay Logo

by Morgan Blecher   Believe it or not, Pierce High hasn’t always had the same iconic bluejay logo as their emblem. Principal Mark Brahmer says that in 1995 their old logo, a P, on their football helmets . . . read more

Students Are Ready to Beat Drugs During Red Ribbon Week

by Payten Simmons   Starting Monday, October 28, the Pierce student body and staff at both the elementary and junior senior high will be participating in Red Ribbon week! Red Ribbon week encourages kids to be . . . read more

Sophomore Career day

by Aundrea Huber   On Tuesday, October 15, the sophomores at Pierce High voyaged to Wayne State College to have a career day. The day started off in the gym where there were 1,200 students from multiple different . . . read more

ASVAB and PSAT Testing

by McKenna Shonka   The junior class participated in the ASVAB testing on Tuesday, October 15. Some juniors also chose to take the PSAT test on Wednesday, October 16. Both of these tests were taken place in the . . . read more

Students to Take the ACT Test

by Graison Pfeiffer   On Saturday, October 26, a few special students will be taking the test that decides if they get into their dream college, that’s right they are going to take the ACT test. The ACT . . . read more

Youth Vaping: Protecting our Youth

E-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco product among U.S. youth (CDC). According to a national survey by the CDC, 3.6 million teens reported current e-cigarette use in 2018. This is more than double the number of middle and high . . . read more

PHS Participates in Community Service Day

by MacKenzie Peters   Pierce high students and faculty went around town on the morning of Thursday, September 26 to help clean ditches, houses, public facilities and more.  All junior . . . read more

Legate Outstanding Nebraska Language Arts Teacher

In a ceremony at the Plum Creek Literacy Festival held in Seward on Saturday, September 21, Melissa Legate received the Leadership Development Award from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)/Nebraska English Language Arts . . . read more

Dean Orwig Takes an Oath To Protect Our Country

by: Brynnlee Marks    Senior Dean Orwig enlisted in the Army National Guard on July 31st in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. This enlistment took place at the Military Entrance Processing Station where he had . . . read more

Students Elect Class Presidents

Students in grades 9-12 held class meetings and elected their respective class officers. All classes elect 3-4 officers, who serve in various roles.  The senior class elected Cayden Retzlaff president, Klarissa . . . read more

Coaches Receive Mid-State Awards

by Faith Lubischer   Five of the Pierce High coaches and sponsors received a Mid-State Conference coach of the year award on Friday, May 3. Mr. Tim Waldner received the award for girls’ track . . . read more

Oestreich, Abler Selected for Youth Conference

by Rhayna Waldner   Pierce juniors Carson Oestreich and Hailey Abler have been selected to participate in the Nebraska Attorney General’s Youth Council, a youth conference that Doug Peterson, the Attorney . . . read more

Negative Lunch Balance on Remind App

A new account has been set up on the remind app on your phone. It will send a message to parents when their child has a negative lunch balance.  Click on the link to follow the instructions to receive messages: Negative Lunch . . . read more

Meier Selected as Poetry of Place Winner

Pierce High freshman Abigail Meier was honored as a winner of the Nebraska Writing Project’s Poetry of Place contest on Friday, May 4, at the State Capitol. Meier’s poem, “On the County Line,” was . . . read more

John Underwood Speaks About Health to Pierce High Students

by Morgan Crist   John Underwood, an internationally recognized human performance expert, lectured the Pierce High students about health and wellness on Thursday, September 7, at the Bluejays’ gym. . . . read more

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