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New Student Profile: Angel Santiago-Glinsmann

By Ella Gaes    Pierce High School is happy to welcome a new face to the eighth grade class, Angel Santiago-Glinsmann, who is the son of Ashleigh Glinsmann. He has two other siblings, Aleigha and Aryana. He has . . . read more

Biology Students Dive Into the Wonderful World of Water

By Emma Risinger   On Wednesday, September 21, Pierce High’s biology teacher, Mrs. Deb Koehlmoos loaded up a van with 10 of her best biology students and set out for Gilman Park. The group attended . . . read more

New Students at PHS

New Student Article  By Claudia Riggert    Pierce High School welcomes the new eighth grader Ethan Nordby who transferred from Norfolk Public. Along with Nordby, he has two siblings Benny . . . read more

Pierce High Announces the Homecoming Candidates of 2023 

By Shayna Hawkinson   Pierce High School announced their homecoming candidates for 2022, and they include girl candidates Ella Gaes, Morgan Moeller, Kaila Spieker, and Brielle Unseld, and boy candidates . . . read more

New Students at PHS

Welcoming New Junior Champion White By Autumn Lambrecht   This year Pierce High is welcoming many new students and Champion White is one of our new juniors. Champion is the son of Andy and Tami White. . . . read more

Pierce’s Homecoming Festivities Starting Soon

By Emma Risinger   Mark your calendars! Pierce High School’s homecoming week is officially on the horizon!  Starting on Monday, September 26, and going through Saturday, October 1, there . . . read more

Pierce’s Talented Young Poets Present in Lincoln

by Emma Risinger   On May 6, freshman Aylla Weeder, and seventh graders Josie Painter and Jessica Suckstorf were at the rotunda of the Nebraska State Capitol presenting poems they wrote in English class at the . . . read more

Pierce High Teachers Retire

Mr. Greg Warneke Retires After Many Years of Teaching and Coaching.  by Trina Wetzel   Mr. Greg Warneke, a Pierce High School teacher, will retire after 35 years of wonderful teaching and 37 . . . read more

SAE Grant Winners

by Isabelle Skrdla    Congratulations Haiden Magnussen, Trever Montgomery, Dakota Marks, and Ella Gaes for being awarded $500 for their SAEs (Supervised Agricultural Experience). They were awarded these . . . read more

Homecoming King and Queen Announced

by Ciara Garcia   On Friday, October 1, after winning the football game against O’Neill, the 2021 homecoming king and queen were announced. Queen Callie Arnold stated, “I  am very . . . read more

Concussion Video 2022 and Parent/Guardian Release Form

The Parent/Guardian Consent & Release Form for parents with children participating in a NSAA sport is available by clicking on the following link: Pierce Jr.-Sr. High School Parent/Guardian Consent & Release Form Athletic . . . read more

Meier Recognized for Academic Achievement

Abigail Meier of Pierce High School has been named to the Omaha World-Herald 2021 All Academic Program All West-Central First Team.  Meier was nominated to the 2021 World-Herald Academic program by Mark Brahmer, . . . read more

Pierce Parties in the USA at Homecoming

by Taylor Compton   Following the West Point Beemer football game on Friday, October 9, the coronation took place on the track, and the 2020 homecoming king is Trevor Pettitt and queen is Kailey Marks. . . . read more

Pierce Believers and Achievers Announced

U.S. Bank and the Nebraska School Activities Association recently announced the 2020-21 Believers and Achievers, and the Pierce winners are Tanner Kuper and Abigail Meier, seniors at Pierce High School. In addition to being the local . . . read more

Free Breakfasts and Lunches for K-12

Please click on the link below to view the information about free breakfasts and lunches for our students: Free Breakfast/Lunch Information read more

September Self-Care and Mental Health

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 . . . read more

COVID-19 and Community Participation

Please take the time to read the following information pertaining to the COVID-19 virus.  Please click on each link below: PSA Release -Schools Slow the Spread of Germs read more

March Newsletter Disaster Anniversaries: Mental Health and Well-Being and Oppositional Defiant Disorder

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 . . . read more

February Newsletter: Youth Suicide Prevention, Substance Abuse and Addiction, and Extracurricular Activities

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 . . . read more

Driver's Ed Training

The former Driver's Ed service is no longer conducting classes, but Driver's Ed classes can be taken at Northeast Community College.  Northeast Community College is offering a Provisional Operator's Permit Driver . . . read more

Youth Vaping: Protecting our Youth

E-cigarettes are the most commonly used tobacco product among U.S. youth (CDC). According to a national survey by the CDC, 3.6 million teens reported current e-cigarette use in 2018. This is more than double the number of middle and high . . . read more

PHS Participates in Community Service Day

by MacKenzie Peters   Pierce high students and faculty went around town on the morning of Thursday, September 26 to help clean ditches, houses, public facilities and more.  All junior . . . read more

Legate Outstanding Nebraska Language Arts Teacher

In a ceremony at the Plum Creek Literacy Festival held in Seward on Saturday, September 21, Melissa Legate received the Leadership Development Award from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)/Nebraska English Language Arts . . . read more

Dean Orwig Takes an Oath To Protect Our Country

by: Brynnlee Marks    Senior Dean Orwig enlisted in the Army National Guard on July 31st in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. This enlistment took place at the Military Entrance Processing Station where he had . . . read more

Students Elect Class Presidents

Students in grades 9-12 held class meetings and elected their respective class officers. All classes elect 3-4 officers, who serve in various roles.  The senior class elected Cayden Retzlaff president, Klarissa . . . read more

Coaches Receive Mid-State Awards

by Faith Lubischer   Five of the Pierce High coaches and sponsors received a Mid-State Conference coach of the year award on Friday, May 3. Mr. Tim Waldner received the award for girls’ track . . . read more

Oestreich, Abler Selected for Youth Conference

by Rhayna Waldner   Pierce juniors Carson Oestreich and Hailey Abler have been selected to participate in the Nebraska Attorney General’s Youth Council, a youth conference that Doug Peterson, the Attorney . . . read more

Negative Lunch Balance on Remind App

A new account has been set up on the remind app on your phone. It will send a message to parents when their child has a negative lunch balance.  Click on the link to follow the instructions to receive messages: Negative Lunch . . . read more

Meier Selected as Poetry of Place Winner

Pierce High freshman Abigail Meier was honored as a winner of the Nebraska Writing Project’s Poetry of Place contest on Friday, May 4, at the State Capitol. Meier’s poem, “On the County Line,” was . . . read more

John Underwood Speaks About Health to Pierce High Students

by Morgan Crist   John Underwood, an internationally recognized human performance expert, lectured the Pierce High students about health and wellness on Thursday, September 7, at the Bluejays’ gym. . . . read more

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