Larry Dugger, Pius X High School class of 1964 alumnus, returned to his alma mater to share his career and life experiences. After presenting and answering questions during six class periods, Dugger was the keynote speaker at Pius X’s National Honor Society (NHS) Honors Night held on Monday evening, February 9, 2015 in the school’s Learning and Performing Arts Center. The convocation marked the 30 th year that Pius X has honored its top scholars with induction into the National Honor Society. This year, 163 junior and senior students were named to the society for . . .
Watch the winning video here. Windstream (Nasdaq:WIN), a leading provider of advanced network communications, today announced that a team of five students from Pius X High School in Lincoln, Neb. has been selected as the first-ever Smart Tomorrow contest winners. Students Thomas Hanzl, Jacob Hotovy, Brody Rolfes, Andrew Shonka and Nick Korta were chosen for their video, titled Outside the Box , that demonstrated how connected technology will change the way we live in 2025. Thirty-five students from four Lincoln high schools entered the contest, which . . .
More than 350 families braved the cold and snow to attend Pius X High School’s New Student Orientation on Monday, February 2, 2015. Prospective students and their parents visited the school to learn more about the academic, spiritual and extra-curricular activities available to the Class of 2019. The Pius X Student Council greeted visitors while the band provided entertainment for arriving guests. Principal Tom Korta welcomed families with an opening prayer asking for God’s blessings upon all 8 th grade students. Sister Maria Meza and Mickey Tran offered special . . .
Pius X's ACA DECA team and North American Martyrs Chess Team were featured as part of Channel 8's Excellence in Education series. You may watch the video of the story at http://www.klkntv.com/story/28034637/pius-x-academic-decathlon-preparation . Thank you to Nolan Crane and KLKN-TV for their coverage of Pius X's ACA DECA team. The following article is reprinted with permission from Lincoln's Channel 8 KLKN-TV news as posted by Nolan Crane. Members of the Academic Decathlon at Pius X High School here in Lincoln are looking to repeat as the ACA . . .
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 . . .
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. . . .
Agnes had no children of her own but was certainly life-giving for all who knew her. Agnes was the daughter of Queen Constance and King Ottokar I of Bohemia. At the age of three, she was betrothed to the Duke of Silesia, who died three years later. As she grew up, she decided she wanted to enter the religious life. After declining marriages to King Henry VII of Germany and Henry III of England, Agnes was faced with a proposal from Frederick II, the Holy Roman Emperor. She appealed to Pope Gregory IX for help. The pope was persuasive; Frederick magnanimously said that he . . .
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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