Pius X High School students claimed second place in Division II at the 2015 United States Academic Decathlon. Held in Garden Grove, Calif., on April 16-18, Pius X placed 8 th overall out of 46 teams. The national competition is split into three divisions based on school size. A highlight of Pius X’s performance was a gold medal earned in the Super Quiz competition. The Super Quiz team participants included: Honors—Philip Hanigan, Liam Kruse, Catherine Krueger; Scholastic—Henry Jaros, Jacob Schreiber, Anna Tetherow; and Varsity—Noah Schimenti, Freddie . . .
Twenty-one Pius X High School student-athletes were honored on April 15th at the Athletic Signing Ceremony for graduating seniors who have chosen to participate in collegiate athletics. The ceremony was held at 11:30 a.m. in the school's Performing Arts Center in front of students, coaches, faculty/staff, family members and guests. The following student athletes have announced their intent: Becky Brokaw: Brokaw has chosen to play basketball at Nebraska Wesleyan University. She and her teammates claimed the Class B State Championship title in March 2015, after being the Class . . .
Pius X senior Briahtia Sebek has been named the Runza/KLKN Channel 8 High School Student Athlete of the Month. Runza® Restaurants and KLKN created this partnership to honor senior students for their achievements in the classroom and in the community, and provide honored students with a $500 scholarship for college. A member of the National Honor Society, Sebek was a member of the Pius X girls’ basketball team which recently won the Class B State Championship. She is also actively involved with the Nebraska Lasers Basketball Association, volunteers as a youth . . .
On Saturday, April 18, the Pius X Trap Club participated in the 1st Annual Shooting For A Cure Trap Shoot . The idea for the event came from Pius X senior and Trap Club member Jacob Kreikemeier. A fellow team member was dealing with cancer in his family. Both the team member's parents were battling cancer for the second time. Initially, the event would raise money to support the family. Later the idea was expanded to raise awareness of cancer and funds for the American Cancer Society. Jacob took his idea to his fellow senior . . .
Pius X High School is proud to announce that it has received two generous gifts to reward and support its faculty. The first donation provided a financial bonus to Pius X teachers, and the second gift enabled teachers to discover and build upon their God-given talents and natural abilities. An anonymous donor approached Pius X last fall with their intent to provide a gift to teachers. In February, the gift of more than $41,000 was funded and distributed to award each faculty member for their dedication to their students and for their service to Pius X High School. Pius X has 85 . . .
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Students win $20,000 and an additional $20,000 for the Pius X
Windstream has released a video of Pius X students winning the first ever Smart Tomorrow contest. The announcement was made on February 12th at a school assembly. Students Thomas Hanzl, Jacob Hotovy, Brody Rolfes, Andrew Shonka and Nick Korta were chosen for their video, titled Outside the Box , that . . . read more