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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 . . . read more

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 . . . read more

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 . . . read more

Willow Creek Festival

by Klarissa Norris   The annual Willow Creek Festival is a fantastic weekend in Pierce. Features of the festival include a street dance outside of the Pierce Locker which will star the Rude Band from Sioux . . . read more

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 . . . read more

Quarantine Poetry by English 7

The 7th grade English class wrote poetry about being quarantined and/or the pandemic, and then they recorded themselves reading it. Here's a YouTube link to the video of all of them together.    . . . read more

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 . . . read more

COVID-19 has Changed Normal Routine

Staycation  by Elizabeth Hammer During these times, it is hard to travel to all the fun and farther away places that we want to. However, there are some fun things you and your family can get . . . 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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