Jan. 28 - Mid-State Conference Wrestling at PHS at 2pm
Jan. 28 - No School

Safety Protocol for PHS Home/Away Activities

Guidelines for Pierce Public Schools Activities: Pierce Public Schools Activities: The NSAA has released their winter sports guidelines for 2020-2021 season. We understand the circumstances related to COVID 19 are constantly changing and will vary from community to community. The safety and well-being of the participants, spectators, and officials are the primary consideration as we provide . . .

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Dancing Under the Stars

by Kailey Marks   This year’s annual Winter Royalty dance was held on Saturday, January 16, at the auditorium. The theme for this dance was “Dancing Under the Stars.” The coronation was held before the dance at 7:30 where Tanner Kuper was awarded king, and Savannah Gilmore was crowned queen.  This year’s court consisted of Savannah Gilmore, Faith Lubischer, Abby . . .

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Speech Starts Off the Season Strong

by Keli Shermer   The Pierce High School Speech varsity team placed second at Pierce’s very own meet on Saturday, January 16. The JV team finished in third place. Out of the 15 competitors in varsity entertainment, Zachary Price finished in first place, Tanner Kuper placed third, and Alyssa Cederburg got sixth place. In JV extemporaneous speaking, Nikolas Harvey received . . .

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The Robo Jays Packed Their Tools and Traveled to O’Neill 

by Autumn Hanna   The Pierce Robotics team headed to their last competition of the year in O’Neill, at the 2nd annual O’Neill Eagles VEX Robotics Tournament, on January 16, 2021. Pierce sent two teams, Ok Idea and Fresh Scrap, which placed 11th and 12th respectively out of 18 other teams.  The first team was Ok Idea, which was made up of captain Matthew Steffen, Dalton Svoboda, . . .

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Bluejay Basketball

Pierce Dominates Lakeview by Autumn Lambrecht   On Tuesday, January 12, the Pierce Bluejays put up a tough fight against the Columbus Lakeview Vikings, and Pierce took home the win 46-33.  Starting off the first quarter strong, the Bluejays scored 14 points, limiting the Vikings to 10.  Into the second quarter with Pierce in the lead, Bluejays put up . . .

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Lady Jays Basketball

Lady Jays Compete Against the Flyers by Samantha Fischer   On Thursday, January 14, the Pierce Lady Jays hosted the Humphrey St. Francis Flyers basketball team, but fell to the Lady Flyers 53-48.  To start off the game, Pierce scored seven points, letting the Lady Flyers score 17. In the second quarter, the Lady Jays came back strong, scoring 17 points and . . .

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Wrestling Travels to Northwest Dual Tournament

by Kailey Marks   The Pierce wrestlers traveled to compete in the Northwest Dual Tournament in Grand Island. They dualed against multiple teams including Elkhorn North, Aquinas Catholic, Central City, Hastings, and Ogallala.  Starting off against Elkhorn North, Pierce won overall 64-15. Isaiah Adams (120) pinned Grey Jarzynka. At 126, Brock Bolling pinned Aidan Clarys in a quick . . .

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New Students at PHS

Pierce Welcomes Matthew Christensen  by Alexis Schnoor    Matthew Christensen recently transferred from Plainview High School to Pierce High School in the second semester of his junior year.  Christensen mentioned his reason for coming to Pierce was started when he saw the opportunities the Pierce High School football team offered.  In . . .

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2021-2022 Preschool/Kindergarten Registration Open

As of Monday, January 4th, 2021 Pierce Elementary will be accepting Preschool and Kindergarten registrations for the 2021-2022 school year. Your child must be 4 by July 31, 2021 to be eligible for preschool and they must be 5 by July 31, 2021 to enter Kindergarten. Please contact the elementary at  402-329-4302  for more information or stop by the office to pick up a . . .

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High School Headlines

Journalism to be featured on 106 KIX Pierce High’s journalism class is now participating in a program called High School Headlines through 106 KIX radio. Each week, the students in the class create a 90-second broadcast that updates radio listeners on upcoming events, news, and even fun trends happening at Pierce High. The students write the broadcast collaboratively and then record themselves . . .

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Current Highlights

The Latest Bluejay Updates

Jan. 23 - G/BBB Battle Creek 3:15pm (No JV GBB - Varsity will follow JV BBB at 4:45pm) Varsity games broadcast on 94.7 FM Jan. 25 - UNK Honor Band - Canceled Jan. 27 - Junior Post Prom Fundraiser Cup Orders Due   Post Prom Fundraiser Order Form Jan. 28 - Mid-State Conference Wrestling @ Pierce 2:00 pm Jan. 29 - National Honor Society Induction POSTPONED to April 9, . . . 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 2018 track season. If you have any information regarding any of the gaps or omissions, or find any mistakes please send them to Tim Waldner @ 201 N. Sunset, Pierce NE, 68767.  A photocopy of specific information, times, distances, and years is preferred to keep these things . . . 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 timwaldner@piercebluejays.org   Bluejay Lanyard $5.00 Order from Melinda Stelling melindastelling@piercebluejays.org . . . 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

Pursue Your Passions and 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