The Latest Bluejay Updates

March 23-25 - US Open Robotics Championships in Council Bluffs March 24-26 - Alumni BB/VB    Alumni BB/VB Info.  -  Alumni BB Bracket  &  Alumni VB Bracket March 28 - TR @ Stanton 11:00am   Schedule for Stanton JHTR March 31 - Boys Golf Apparel Orders Due at 10am  Order Online Boys Golf Apparel May 26-June 1 - Driver's Ed Class @ PHS  Driver's Ed Info. . . .

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Friday’s Casino Night At Pierce High

by Raegan Theisen   Pierce High School held their annual junior-senior prom on Friday, March 17, and this year’s theme was “Casino Night.” Prom was hosted by the junior class. Senior Addison Sporleder comments, “I really enjoyed being around my friends and classmates the whole night. The dance was filled with fun, along with post prom after! I definitely made . . .

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PHS Teacher Talk

The Inside Scoop with the Teachers Teacher Talk with Alex Thramer  By Natalie Kosch    Mr. Alex Thramer started his teaching career at Pierce High this year. He teaches accounting, personal finance, intro to business, and the real world seminar. Thramer also helps coach boys basketball, junior high football, and junior high track; he has volunteered to help with high . . .

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Pierce Holds Spring Band and Vocal Concert

By Jana Stone The Pierce vocal teacher, Amy Barnhill, and band teacher, Michael Sindt held a spring concert at the high school on Tuesday, March 14, at 6:00 p.m. The vocal concert included junior high and senior high students. The JH choir was first up and SH followed. The choir was directed by Barnhill and her student teacher, Wynter Fulsaas, along with accompanist, Celine Fehringer. . . .

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Bluejay Tracksters Sprint into a New Season

By Addison Sporleder The Bluejay competitors kicked off their 2023 track season on Monday, March 6. The boys have a total of 40 participating in track this year with 22 returning letterwinners. Senior Addison Croghan was a state qualifier last year, along with a returning letterwinner. He commented on the upcoming year, “ I’m pretty excited for this upcoming season. We have a lot . . .

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Pierce Medals One at State Speech

by Haiden Magnussen   The Pierce High speech team took three competitors to state speech at Kearney High School on Wednesday, March 16. At this meet, Pierce took home a fourth place finisher on entertainment speaking, Dalton Svoboda.  Each competitor has three preliminary rounds with five other competitors in each round. Judges give competitors a rank out of everyone in the round along with a . . .

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Comeback Season: Fashion Trends Edition

By Skylar Scholting   As the years go by, there seem to be a number of trends that go in and out of style. Compared to the year 1990, there are many similar fashion trends that have made a comeback. These trends include oversized tops, different styles of jeans, biker shorts, joggers, and combat boots, just to name a few.  Although the PHS dress code does not allow for some . . .

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"Just Tap It In"

By Addison Croghan    With the new spring season upcoming, be prepared for golf balls and golf carts flying all over the place. The boys golf season is upon us and the team saw some new changes.  To start off, the former head coach Rick Adams stepped down to just an assistant coach with Zach Weber taking over the head coach position.  The golf team also obtained . . .

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Girls Track Jumps into the New Season 

By Ella Gaes    The girls at Pierce High started off their 2023 track season with practices taking place at the beginning of March. Currently, they are focusing on getting back into shape and working on fundamentals in each event.  Mr. Les Painter is the new girls head coach, and he could not be more excited for this season. “I am excited to see how much the girls are going to . . .

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Robotics Wins Prestigious Excellence Award

By Raegan Theisen   On March 10-11, the Pierce High robotics team attended the Nebraska State VEX Robotics Championship in Omaha, held at Omaha North where there were a total of 48 teams competing.   Senior Dalton Svoboda, comments on this experience saying, “Obviously, earning a spot at the World Robotics Tournament was very awesome, but I would say my favorite parts of . . .

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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