The Latest Bluejay Updates

April 19 - District Music Contest @ Norfolk High School  Schedule for District Music Contest  &  Results for District Music Contest April 22 - JHTR Pierce Invite 12pm  Schedule for JHTR Pierce Invite  &  Live Results April 23 - FR/SO Pierce TR Invite 3pm  Schedule for FR/SO Pierce TR  &  Live Results April 23 - JHTR @ Battle Creek 11am (Postponed from April 16) April 26 - . . .

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PHS Golf

Bluejays Shoot at LCC  By Claudia Riggert  On April 11, the boys golf team competed in Laurel-Concord-Coleridge and placed fifth.  Travis Emory led the golf team with an 88 and a seventh place finish. Following Emory, Cooper Wachholtz scored a 95. Champion White and Tyler Schulz both finished with a 99, and Camden Jansen finished with a 103.  . . .

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PHS Track

Bluejays Grab First at Wisner Invite The sunny skies were shining down on the Pierce track team on Saturday, April 13, as both the girls and boys teams grabbed first place honors at the 2024 Lions Club Invite held at Wisner-Pilger High School.  Pierce girls finished the day with 114 team points, five more than second place David City Aquinas Catholic, while the Pierce boys held a . . .

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Pierce FFA Excels at State

By Skylar Scholting From April 3-5 many students were absent from school due to qualifying for the state FFA convention held in Lincoln.  Among the qualifying students from Pierce were Brayden Kuper, Keyston Pfanstiel, Bailee Thelen, and Lucas Scrivner for the meats evaluation career development event (CDE); the floriculture CDE team consisting of Addison Willer, Veronica Orona, Alexis . . .

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Pierce Quiz Bowl Battles at NECC 

By Chloe Bernhardt On Wednesday, April 10, the Pierce High quiz bowl team traveled to Norfolk to compete in the Northeast Community College quiz bowl.  The team consists of seniors, Travis Emory, Emma Risinger, Brayden Kuper; junior, Aubrey Hanson, and sophomore, Abigail Cone.  “I’m proud of how we competed on Wednesday,” Kuper states. “We did much . . .

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Meet the 2024-25 Cheer Team

By Elizabeth Furstenau On Thursday, April 10, a large group met in the multipurpose room to try out for the Pierce High cheerleading squad.  Every year, newcomers and returning cheerleaders must complete a list of things that show off their skills to the judges. This year those trying out started off by doing two kicks, followed by a jump of their choice. Then, they had to present a sideline . . .

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Journalism Attends National Convention in KC

By Emma Risinger From Thursday, April 4, through Saturday, April 6, PHS’s journalism staff attended their first national Journalism Education Association convention in Kansas City, Missouri. Students had the opportunity to connect with over 2,500 other student journalists from 391 schools, 44 states and 3 countries. “I really think it was eye opening for my students and . . .

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NE Nebraska Elite Throwers Camp

The NE Elite Throwers Shot and Discus Camp will take place on Tuesday, May 28, at Pierce High School from 9:00am-4:00pm. You can find more information by clicking on the link below. Info. on NE Elite Throwers Camp

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Unspoken Heroes

We all know what a hero is: someone admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. What about heroes that go unnoticed? The people who do incredible things behind the scenes? The unspoken heroes? Pierce High Journalism is doing a series on unspoken heroes within the Pierce community. These are their stories. Unspoken Hero: Anne Muhs By Chloe Bernhardt . . .

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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