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Pierce High Sophomores Take the PreACT

By Sara Thomsen    The Pierce High sophomores arrived at the school on Tuesday, Sept. 26, bright and early to take the PreAct.  The ACT website says that the PreACT “Gives students . . . read more

Biology Students Splash Into the Wonderful World of Water

By Peyton Kruntorad   Pierce High biology students made a huge splash on the 34th annual Wonderful World of Water competition held on Wednesday, Sept. 20, taking first place in both the tracks of . . . read more

Bradlee Fielder; A Rising Star Transfers from Norfolk Senior High

By Nils Røstad   Bradlee Fielder is a 15 year old who transferred from Norfolk Senior High to join the 10th grade here at Pierce.  Fielder has one older brother and one younger sister. . . . read more

Wachholtz and Valverde Crowned 2023 Homecoming King and Queen

By Sara Thomsen    Pierce High crowned Keenan Valverde as the 2023 Homecoming king and Jaya Wachholtz as queen on the Pierce High track after the football game versus Wayne on Friday, September 22.  . . . read more

Help Wanted at Pierce Public Schools

Pierce Public Schools is accepting applications for a Full Time or Two Part Time Custodians.  The full time position is a twelve month 40 hour per week position that offers a competitive salary, fully paid single health insurance . . . read more

Pierce Seniors Moved on to the Semifinals of the National Scholarship

By Sara Thomsen    Travis Emory and Noah Jones became two of the 111 Nebraska students who are entered into the semifinals of the National Merit Scholarship.  Students qualify by having a . . . read more

Nebraska State Poet Speaks at PHS

By Emma Risinger   On Thursday, Sept. 14, Nebraska State Poet Matt Mason visited Pierce High School to give a presentation about poetry, which contained some of his own work.  Mason is . . . read more

Homecoming Candidates

By Jana Stone The homecoming candidates for Pierce High have been announced and the homecoming queen candidates are Madelyn Hanson, Maggie Painter, Jaya Wachholtz, and Peyton Wieting, while the homecoming king . . . read more

New Students at PHS

Max Weber; Ninth Grade Sensation and Video Game Enthusiast By Nils Røstad    Maxwell Weber is 14 years old and is a new ninth grade student here at Pierce High School.  . . . read more

Pierce High Welcomes Back a Maintenance Worker

By Alanna McKeown   Pierce Public Schools welcomes back maintenance worker, Steve Dolesh, who is also a member of the PHS class of 1982. A little background on Dolesh is that he was born and . . . read more

Homecoming Activities Starting Soon

By Jana Stone   Pierce High homecoming week is approaching. Starting on Monday, Sept. 18 going to Saturday Sept. 23, there are many different activities to do throughout the week for everyone to enjoy. . . . read more

Nebraska State Poet to Speak 

Nebraska State Poet Matt Mason will present a program “Visit with Nebraska State Poet Matt Mason” on Thursday, Sept. 14, at 10 a.m. at Pierce High School.    This presentation is made possible by . . . read more

Need a Ride Talk to Nick Wragge PHS New Bus Driver 

By Naomi Sullivan    A new driver in the bus barn, Nick Wragge, has joined Pierce Public Schools.  Wragge is originally from Pierce and a 1999 Pierce High graduate. This is . . . read more

New Students at PHS

Nils Røstad: The Newest and Most Fun Senior By Brody Knox   Nils Røstad is an exchange student from Norway and will be spending his time at Pierce Jr/Sr High as a senior.  . . . read more

New Staff at Pierce High School

Pierce Welcomes New Teacher Kaleb Anderson. By Peyton Kruntorad   Starting off the new school year, Pierce High School welcomes back former graduate, Kaleb Anderson, who is from the PHS class of . . . read more

Two Seniors Recognized for Outstanding PSAT Performance

By Emma Risinger   Seniors Travis Emory and Noah Jones of Pierce High School received the National Rural and Small Town Award (NRSTA) that was presented by a National Recognition Program through the College . . . read more

30 Years of Pierce Wrestling 

By Addison Croghan  Believe it or not, this competition year was Pierce wrestling’s 30th birthday.  All the way back in March 1992, the Pierce School Board directed that . . . read more

The Latest Bluejay Updates

Oct. 4 - GGO Districts at Wayne 9:30am Oct. 5 - VB O'Neill 5:30pm -  Pink Out VB Game  & Parents Night Oct. 5 - JHVB @ Norfolk JH on Pasewalk 4:15pm Oct. 5 - Picture Retakes at HS & Elem. Oct. 7 - Bluejay . . . read more

Ready to Drive? Driver's Ed Class

Northeast Community College is offering a Provisional Operator's Permit Driver Training course. Individuals need to be 14-17 years old and must have an LPE, SCP or LPD. Students will acquire the basic skills to operate a vehicle. The . . . read more

Homecoming Royalty Crowned

By Kaden Froehlich   Following the O'Neill football game on Friday, September 30, the homecoming coronation took place on the track, and the Pierce High 2022 homecoming king is Bode Hoffman and the . . . read more

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