Digital Equity Survey to be Completed by Parents

Please complete a survey for each student in your household attending Pierce Public Schools.  The Nebraska Department of Education (NDE) is requiring each district to submit data to be used for grant writing for learning needs, infrastructure, and digital equity. Your personal email address will not be part of the submission to NDE. Thanks! Digital Learning Survey

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Homecoming Royalty Crowned

By Kaden Froehlich   Following the O'Neill football game on Friday, September 30, the homecoming coronation took place on the track, and the Pierce High 2022 homecoming king is Bode Hoffman and the queen is Brielle Unseld.  Homecoming king Bode Hoffman gave his thoughts on the experience, “It was a riveting and surreal moment that I think will last in my mind for a . . .

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Pierce Boys and Girls Cross Country Team Finish Strong

By Addison Sporleder   The Pierce cross country boys and girls traveled to Stanton to compete in the annual Stanton meet on Thursday, September 29. The girls side did not have enough runners to score as a team, but the boys side dominated by coming home as champions. Alexander Meier, senior runner, commented, “I felt we performed very well as a team, and I’m proud of . . .

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Golf Takes First at the Mid-State Meet

By Claudia Riggert    On Thursday, September 29, the Pierce Lady Jay golf team competed at the Mid-State golf tournament hosted in Crofton and brought home the conference championship.  Pierce competed against Wayne, O’Neill, Norfolk Catholic, Crofton, Boone Central, and Battle Creek.  Melinda Stelling, head coach, remarks, “Overall as a team we came . . .

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Lady Jays Volleyball

Lady Jays Pierce Triangular  By Shayna Hawkinson   On Thursday, September 29, the Pierce Lady Jays volleyball team played Dakota Valley and Ponca at Pierce.The Lady Jays played Dakota Valley and won 3-2, then they played Ponca, winning the game 2-0.  In the first game against Dakota Valley, Pierce won their first set 25-17 and the second set Dakota Valley rallied back . . .

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Bluejays Send Eagles Back With a Loss

By Autumn Lambrecht On September 30, the Pierce Bluejays battled against the O’Neill Eagles, and sent the Eagles back home with a loss, securing another Bluejay win, 54-20. Starting off the night, junior Keenan Valverde scored the first touchdown and followed with the kick. Benjamin Brahmer put up the second touchdown of the night with another good kick from Valverde. The Eagles were only able to . . .

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Lady Jays Softball

Lady Jays Finish 4th By Shayna Hawkinson The Lady Jays softball team competed in the Mid-State conference tournament held at O’Neill on Saturday, October 1, and Pierce finished 4th overall. In the opening game of the day, the Lady Jays faced Boone Central/Newman Grove and lost 10-7.  In the first inning Pierce led 6-4; however, going into the second . . .

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New Student Profile: Angel Santiago-Glinsmann

By Ella Gaes    Pierce High School is happy to welcome a new face to the eighth grade class, Angel Santiago-Glinsmann, who is the son of Ashleigh Glinsmann. He has two other siblings, Aleigha and Aryana. He has grown up and went to school in Norfolk and currently lives in Hadar.  Santiago-Glinsmann participates in football, wrestling, basketball, and track. His favorite class is PE with . . .

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Pierce Public Schools ESSER III Use of Funds / Survey

American Rescue Plan Use of Funds for Pierce Public Schools ------------ Schools across the nation are expected to receive federal funding through the American Rescue Plan Act (ESSER III).  A requirement to receive this funding is the collection of feedback from the community regarding the use of the funds.  The various allowed uses are contained in the survey located on the school district’s website . . .

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Pierce Public Schools 22-23 Return to School Plan & Survey

Pierce Public Schools - Safe Return to School Plan - Updated 7/14/2022 The purpose of this document is to provide a framework for how Pierce Public Schools will respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the educational program during the 2022-2023 school year. Our plan was developed and updated by frequent meetings with the North Central District Health Department along with guidelines from the Governor’s . . .

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Current Highlights

The Latest Bluejay Updates

Oct. 6 - CC Mid-State @ Wayne 4:30pm  Schedule for Mid-State CC Oct. 7 - FB @ Central City 7pm - Game streamed on  Central City Youtube Oct. 7 - Robotics Shirt Orders Due  Robotics Shirt Order Form Oct. 7 - Dance T-Shirt Orders Due    (Revised Order Form)  Dance Shirt Order Form Oct. 8 - JHVB @ NC 9:30am  Schedule for JHVB at NC . . . read more

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

Items For Sale At School

Check out the items for sale here at school!       $20.00 Pierce Bluejay Baseball Cap Order from Tim Waldner   Bluejay Lanyard $5.00 Order from Melinda Stelling . . . 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

Available Scholarships for 2019-2020

MONTH-BY-MONTH SCHOLARSHIPS Pierce High School Pierce, NE Scholarship deadlines and availability change frequently. Please see your most recent senior newsletter or speak to Mrs. Goetsch, Pierce High Schools’ School Counselor for the most up to date information. Frequently Updated!     Click on the link below . . . read more