From the January 24, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
•Jack Peirce is the co-Production Manager of this issue of the Mar-Ken Journal; he also wrote an article about Sports.
•SNOOPER: Consuming chili and beans at the home of Jean Gordon recently were: Ray Dixon, June Jerome, Alice Tyrell, Jack Peirce and John MacMahon.
From the Mar-Ken 1940 Yearbook, as a Junior:
JACK PEIRCE – – was dropped by the stork on September 17th in San Francisco. His hobby is hiking, and his ambition is to climb Mt. Everest. His favorite pastime is loafing, reading, and dreaming. His choice in the musical division is “Bolero”, and his favorite book is “Lost Horizon”. His favorite subject is Philosophy. Red is pick of the colors, and he dislikes cold weather.
From the October 25, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
Welcome back to Mar-Ken Jack Peirce.
From the November 8, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
•Jack Pearce and Bob Marr are the Production Managers for this issue of the Mar-Ken Journal.
•SNOOPER: Cheering heartily for the wrong team at the Stanford-U.C.L.A. game were Jack Peirce and Richard Cain.
•WHO’S WORKING: Jack Peirce completed work at packing plant in Pasadena.
From the November 20, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
•Jack Pearce is co-Production Manager of this issue of the student newspaper.
•SNOOPER: Seen lookin’ mighty spry with a right nice gal was our one and only Jack Peirce at that there new Palladium Sunday evenin’.
•THANSGIVING PLANS: Jack (post) Peirce – Censored – (Editor)
From the January 10, 1941 Mar-Ken Journal:
Jack Peirce wrote an article about the Christmas Party in this issue of the school newspaper.
From the Mar-Ken 1941 Yearbook, as a Senior:
Jack Peirce. His life would be wonderful if he could travel and live where there is warm weather. Jack likes Psychology but otherwise doesn’t particularly care for school, although he says that the fellows and girls are swell.
Jack Peirce received the Eleventh Grade Award for All-Around Achievement in 1940, and he graduated in 1941.