As last year’s State Academic Decathlon Champion, Pius X dominated the recent regional competition, placing first and earning a return trip to state. The Pius X academic decathletes were awarded a total of 27 gold, 19 silver, and 10 bronze medals (in the regular and alternate divisions) at the regional event held Sat., Jan. 17 th . Additionally, each of the six members of Pius X’s first place team will receive a college scholarship. Posting the highest score in the entire state, Pius X beat Mt. Michael by a single percentage point. The schools competing against Pius X . . .
Pius X students gathered to showcase their musical talents and to support missionary efforts in the Philippines. Sponsored by Pius X’s Club World Aid student organization, and the Pius X vocal music department, the annual benefit concert was held in the school’s Learning and Performing Arts Center on Monday evening, Jan. 26 th . “This is a special concert for a number of reasons,” shares Ms. Amy Roberts, Club World Aid faculty sponsor and Pius X Spanish teacher. “Each year, our students and adult volunteers donate their time and talent to help Club . . .
This article was reprinted with permission from Catholic Education Daily – www.cardinalnewmansociety.org Students who attend church frequently are more likely to succeed in school, according to a recent study. But this is no surprise for several leaders of faithful Catholic schools, who agree that devotion to God and intellectual pursuits are in harmony—a synthesis notably witnessed to by St. Thomas Aquinas, whose feast is celebrated today. The Christian Post recently reported on a study, titled "Does Church Attendance Really Increase Schooling?" and . . .
As part of their Heartland 6 tour of Catholic schools, KVSS/Spirit Catholic Radio was on-site and broadcasting live from Pius X High School on Wednesday morning, January 14 th . A recording of the broadcast is available at spiritcatholicradio.com. KVSS’s Jen Brown and Bruce McGregor were joined by a variety of Pius X administration, staff, students and a Pius X alumnus to talk about the school and its mission. The morning started with Superintendent Fr. Meysenburg sharing information about Pius X’s history, mission, and strategic plan titled Pius Proud: Faith. . . .
John Bosco’s theory of education could well be used in today’s schools. It was a preventive system, rejecting corporal punishment and placing students in surroundings removed from the likelihood of committing sin. He advocated frequent reception of the sacraments of Penance and Holy Communion. He combined catechetical training and fatherly guidance, seeking to unite the spiritual life with one’s work, study and play. Encouraged during his youth to become a priest so he could work with young boys, John was ordained in 1841. His service to young people started when . . .
Students and parents from Lincoln and surrounding areas are encouraged to discover the academic, extra-curricular, and faith formation opportunities available at Pius X High School by attending New Student Orientation on Monday evening, Feb. 2, 2015. The event will be held in Bishop Flavin Gym beginning at 7 p.m. Hosted by administration and students, the evening will provide important information about Pius X’s academic . . . read more
Pius X High School was recognized by The Cardinal Newman Society as it released this year’s list of schools selected as the Catholic Education Honor Roll 2014 Schools of Excellence . This distinct honor places Pius X among the top 5 percent of Catholic High Schools in the United States. Since 2004, the Honor Roll has . . . read more