The Latest Bluejay Updates

Oct. 4 - GGO Districts at Wayne 9:30am Oct. 5 - VB O'Neill 5:30pm -  Pink Out VB Game  & Parents Night Oct. 5 - JHVB @ Norfolk JH on Pasewalk 4:15pm Oct. 5 - Picture Retakes at HS & Elem. Oct. 7 - Bluejay Marching Band @ Grand Island   Info. on Marching Band in Grand Island Oct. 12 - District CC @ Wayne 3pm   Info. on District CC . . .

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Pierce Plays to the Beat of the Beatles

By Brody Knox   Marching to the beat of the Beatles, Pierce hosted their marching band festival on Wednesday, September 27. The Crofton Warriors won the sweepstakes trophy, which is handed to the highest scoring traveling high school.  “We did really good,” states drum major Peyton Wieting, “especially being our first field show of the year.” . . .

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Bluejays Take Down the O’Neill Eagles

By Naomi Sullivan    Putting an exclamation mark on the win against O’Neill on Friday, September 29, the Pierce Bluejays were able to give coach Darin Suckstorf his 100th career win with the 53-33 defeat of the Eagles.  “ It was great to see a better week of practice pay off with a win.  It was a great win versus a good team,” Suckstorf states.  . . .

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Lady Jays Golf

Golf Heads to Wayne By: Nils Røstad Friday, September 29, the Pierce girls golf team went to Wayne to compete in a makeup meet from the previous week, and the team as a whole shot for 441 and placed eighth overall.  Veronica Orona had a score of 110, which is a new personal best for her.  Rylee Altwine got a score of 98 and placed 15th. Ashley . . .

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Lady Jays Softball

Lady Jays Place Fourth By Peyton Kruntorad On Saturday, September 30, Pierce softball competed in the Mid-State conference tournament at Boone Central and placed fourth, after finishing 1-2 at the tournament.  Starting out the day, the Lady Jays took on the O’Neill Eagles and beat them 5-4. In the first inning, the game was scoreless. Both teams put up . . .

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Lady Jays Volleyball

Lady Jays Split at Ponca Triangular By Abbie Cone   On Thursday, September 28, the Pierce Lady Jays traveled to Ponca to compete in a triangular against Ponca and Dakota Valley. Pierce swept Ponca 2-0, but fell to Dakota Valley 3-1. “It’s always tough to lose,” Maggie Painter comments, “but I think it will be a great learning experience for all of us in . . .

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PHS Cross Country

Girls and Boys Cross Country Compete at the Stanton Invite  By Alanna McKeown   On Thursday, Sept. 28, the boys and girls cross country team ran at the Stanton Invite, and the boys team finished first and the girls team was able to post a team score for the first time this season. The Pierce girls team got overall fifth place, with Taydym Koch getting 11th place in a . . .

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FFA District Range Judging

The Pierce FFA members competed in District Range Judging around Butte, NE on Tuesday, September 19. For the Range Judging Contest, FFA members are tested on their plant identification skills and reading the landscape to determine the ecological site, condition of the rangeland, amount of usable forage, and number of animals that can be supported on the land. Pierce FFA members competed against other FFA . . .

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Help Wanted at Pierce Public Schools

Pierce Public Schools is accepting applications for a Full Time or Two Part Time Custodians.  The full time position is a twelve month 40 hour per week position that offers a competitive salary, fully paid single health insurance coverage, retirement benefits, and vacation days.  Work hours are from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm with overtime on an as needed basis.  The part time positions are 20-hour per week school year . . .

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High School Headlines

Journalism to be featured on 106 KIX   Pierce High’s journalism class is continuing to participate in a program called High School Headlines through 106 KIX radio (106.7 FM). Each week, the students in the class create a short broadcast that updates radio listeners on upcoming events, news, and other fun activities happening at Pierce High. The students write the broadcast collaboratively, and then record . . .

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Current Highlights

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 completed by the physician of your choice and the clearance form must be returned to the school prior to the first practice of the sport.  The consent form must also be completed and returned to the school. For your convenience, you may . . . read more

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 2022 track season. Three new Pierce High School girls records have been set during the 2022 season: Jozy Piper - Discus - 142"1" Elly Piper - Shot Put - 44'10" Alexus Sindelar - 1600 M Run - 5:21.44 If you have any information regarding . . . read more

About Pierce Public Schools

Contact Information

Addresses:                          Pierce Jr-Sr High School                         201 N. Sunset Street . . . read more

Pierce Public Schools Mission and Vision Statements

Discover your passion; reach your goals!   Mission Statement Pierce Public Schools, in conjunction with its community and families, will provide a caring, structured, and challenging environment where each student has an equal opportunity to reach their maximum potential and become responsible, productive citizens. Vision Statement Our vision is to . . . read more