Graduation Date Set - June 13, 2020

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 Pierce High Seniors & Parents, We are excited to announce we will hold our graduation ceremony for the Pierce High School Class of 2020 on Saturday, June 13th, at 1 pm in the high school gymnasium. Because of state expectations, each graduate’s family will be limited to 6 individuals. These 6 individuals are asked to enter the high school building together through the main entrance . . .

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Online School Experience

by Taylor Compton   The last days of school are here, and summer break is slowly starting. Ever since the Coronavirus outbreak, the new normal has been online classes and messed up schedules, but everyone seems to be getting used to it.  A group of students was asked a few questions about their online school experience. When asking students how their online school experience went, most of . . .

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Academic All State Award Winners

By Madi Hamm   Congrats to all of the Spring 2019-20 NSAA Academic All-State award winners from Pierce High School. Students who have a cumulative GPA of 3.7 or higher and are contributing members of the activity or team they are in are eligible.  For boys golf Shawn Rinkel received the award. Taylor Compton and Payten Simmons earned the award in journalism. Shawn Rinkel received the . . .

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Senior Parade

by Michaela McWilliams   On Friday, May 8, the Pierce High seniors decorated their vehicles and cruised Main Street to celebrate their final days of high school.  The festivities started at 7 p.m. as the seniors drove through the Pierce streets. They finished their journey in the east parking lot of the high school around 8 p.m. Pierce Community Cruise night then began at 7:30. Pierce . . .

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Retirement of Kathy Duvall

by Michaela McWilliams   This year, Kathy Duvall has decided to transition to the next stage in her life and retire from her career of bus driving. Duvall was a bus driver for Pierce students for around 45 years. According to Duvall, “Retiring is kind of scary because I don’t have a paycheck coming in every month, but I am also excited to take a break from getting up early, driving . . .

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May: Finding Hope Finding The Positive 

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 information and tips on dealing with the many challenges that face our children today.   The link below will take you to articles on Finding Hope, Managing Psychological Distress . . .

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The Greenhouse Project 

by Maddie Huber    Pierce High School will be constructing a greenhouse to provide teachers and students with new and exciting learning opportunities. The greenhouse will be constructed by Bolling Construction.  Although the greenhouse can and will be used by any class, school organization, or club, the Pierce High School FFA chapter was integral in the beginning stages of the . . .

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School is Winding Down

High School Check-In Dates by Taylor Compton   With less than a few weeks of the 2019-2020 school year, things are starting to wind down. Seniors are officially done with their last day of high school, students are starting to receive some of their last assignments, and summer break is just around the corner. With that all being said, students are officially about ready to check in their . . .

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Current Highlights

The Latest Bluejay Updates

All scheduled activities for Pierce Public Schools have been postponed until further notice.  Pierce Youth Volleyball Camp if COVID-19 restrictions  allow - July 14-16  - Please sign up NOW! Refunds if cancelled.  Youth VB Camp Registration Form   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!  To purchase a Pierce Booster Club Item, please contact Sonia Ronspies at   psronspies@gmail.com .       $20.00 Pierce Bluejay Baseball Cap Order from Tim Waldner timwaldner@piercebluejays.org   Bluejay Lanyard . . . 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

Mission Statement To provide each student with the knowledge, skills, and attitude to become a productive citizen. Vision Statement Achieve your highest potential, all day, every day. 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