Congratulations to our State Cross Country Champion Alexus, State Runner-Up Mason and to Gavin who placed 14th!!

Safety Protocol for PHS Home/Away Activities

Guidelines for Pierce Public Schools Activities: Pierce Public Schools Activities The NSAA has released their fall sports guidelines for 2020.  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, officials is and always will be the primary consideration as we provide opportunities to . . .

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State XC 

by Kaila Spieker   The Pierce boys and girls cross country teams competed at state cross country in Kearney, where they all did very well.  For the girls, Alexus Sindelar placed first with a time of 19:18.1 and was Class C state winner. Callie Arnold placed 30th and had a time of 21:17.0, and Payten Simmons came in at 33rd and her time was 21:20.6. Savannah Gilmore placed 94th with a time . . .

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The Bluejays Walk Away with Another Win

by Ella Gaes    On Friday, October 23, the Pierce Bluejay football team was able to walk away with another win against the Wayne Blue Devils with a score of 19-9. The Bluejays are now 8-0 strong in their season. Assistant coach Tyler Legate commented on the game saying, “Overall I felt we had a lot of mistakes in all three phases in the game. We can definitely work on defensively . . .

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FCCLA Holds District Leader Conference

by Kallie Edins   On Wednesday, October 21, the FCCLA held their District Leadership Conference. The conference is usually held at Northeast Community College in Norfolk or at Wayne State College, but due to COVID-19 restrictions the conference was held over zoom.  Ashley Rae Klinger, the main speaker, talked about her and her husband's recent journey with infertility, adoption, and . . .

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Pierce High Choir Will Host Fall Concert

by Taylor Compton   On Thursday, October 29, the junior and senior high choir will be hosting their annual fall concert. People who attend are to maintain a safe social distance from each other and are also highly encouraged to wear a mask, but masks are not required.  Junior choir member Alle Koehler comments, “I think we are pretty prepared for this concert. We have been running . . .

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Lady Jays Volleyball

Mid-State Conference Final Night by Kaila Spieker    The Pierce Lady Jays volleyball team played in a triangular during the final evening of the Mid-State conference tournament at O’Neill on Thursday, October 22. Pierce played Boone Central/Newman Grove and won in two sets and played O’Neill, but they lost in three sets.  In the Lady Jays game against Boone . . .

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Elementary Hosts Red Ribbon Week 

by Kallie Edins   On the week of October 26, Pierce Elementary School will be hosting Red Ribbon week as a way to educate students about the harmful effects of tobacco and other drug abuse can have on a person.  Red Ribbon is the nation's oldest and largest drug prevention awareness program that is annually held in October in the United States. It targets drug, alcohol, . . .

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FFA Fixin’ in the Fields

by Brielle Unseld  On Saturday, October 10th, the Pierce FFA officer team participated in “FFA Fixin’ in the Fields” We traveled around the Pierce area and delivered meals to all the local farmers who were harvesting at the time. We did this as a thank you to all the farmers because farming is always essential. Also, thank you to the Foods and Nutrition class for making the sandwiches for these . . .

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Land Judging  

by Brielle Unseld On October 6th, 2020, 14 students from Pierce High School participated in this year’s land judging competition. It was held south of Pierce. Thanks to Ken and Adam Venteicher for allowing us to use their fields for our competition. Land Judging is an annual competition where students compete individually and on teams, and they judge 4 different soil plots. Land Judging enables each participant . . .

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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

Oct. 26-30 - PHS Red Ribbon Week   Schedule for Red Ribbon Week Oct. 30 - FB Playoff West Point-Beemer 7pm  FB Playoff Bracket   Game Broadcast on 97.5 FM Nov. 10 - Elementary Music Concert 7pm for K-3rd ONLY - (4th-6th will be May 11th)   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   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

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