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A Glance at Pierce High’s Victory Bell

by Alle Koehler   On May 23, 1940, the headline read “‘Victory Bell’ Is Dedicated: Old Public School Bell of 1878 Vintage Finds a New Home.” Pierce High School’s victory bell is now . . . read more

Flashback to Alumni from Class of 1974, LuAnn Prahl

by Ciara Garcia LuAnn (Wagner) Prahl, Pierce High alumni, graduated in 1974. When LuAnn was in high school, she participated in the band playing the clarinet, played volleyball, ran track, and was a member of the student . . . read more

Getting to Know the Pierce Alumni June Mock 

by Alle Koehler   June (Riedel) Mock attended and graduated from Pierce High School in 1976. June was born in Pierce and has lived in Pierce and Norfolk.  Her least favorite time in high . . . read more

Pierce High Holds Annual Veteran’s Day Program

by Addison Sporleder   On November 11, at 10:15 a.m. Pierce High honored all veterans and active duty military personnel with the annual Veteran’s Day program.  The American Legion and . . . read more

Throwin’ It Back To ‘95 With Daniel Risinger

by Emma Risinger   Daniel Risinger, an alumni of Pierce High School who graduated in 1995, gives a general account of his high school experience. As for classes he remembers, he looks back fondly . . . 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 2021 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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