Accelerated Physics and PACE (combined physics and calculus) students from Pius X High School accepted a Rube Goldberg challenge, and participated in Pius X’s Machine Contest on Wed., March 25. This year’s Rube Goldberg task was to build a machine that will, in at least 20 different steps, Erase A Chalkboard . The Rube Goldberg type machine competition at Pius X is under the direction of instructor Jeremy Scheffler. While not an official Rube Goldberg Machine Contest (RGMC), Pius X models their contest after the Rube Goldberg challenge. Dating back more than 60 years, . . .
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 . . .
Pius X is proud to announce that Coach Bill Rice has been named the Huskerland Prep Sports Class B Girls Basketball Coach of the Year. The honor was bestowed on Coach Rice based upon his hard work and dedication to his student athletes and coaching staff along with the performance of his team throughout the 2014-15 season. Number one ranked Pius X Thunderbolts won the 2015 Class B State Championship in March under the leadership of Head Coach Bill Rice who has just completed his 15th year as the Head Coach for the Pius X Thunderbolts. The Bolts were back in Class B State Finals . . .
The University of Nebraska - Lincoln College of Engineering hosted the 2015 Tests of Engineering Aptitude Mathematics and Science (TEAMS) competition on Feb. 24th. The day-long competition was sponsored by the Nebraska Society of Professional Engineers (NeSPE), and focused on opportunities and solutions related to engineering tomorrow’s cities. A total of thirteen schools including 23 teams competed in the TEAMS competition. Pius X claimed a 1st place finish in the open admission Open Admission 11th/12th Grade Division 5 and 4th overall among teams . . .
Seven Pius X High School students claimed 13 awards for photography at the Nebraska Scholastic Art Competition held in February. Their photographs have been on display as part of the Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition at the Omaha Public Schools TAC Building from February 23 – March 30. The contest is sponsored by the Nebraska Art Teachers Association. The students receiving awards include: Caitlin Dinh - Gold Key and Silver Key award; Mary Ostasuc - four Silver Key awards; Steph Polivka – three Silver Key awards; Clayton Tobin - Silver Key award; Sandy Valles Leon . . .
Francis of Paola was a man who deeply loved contemplative solitude and wished only to be the "least in the household of God." Yet, when the Church called him to active service in the world, he became a miracle-worker and influenced the course of nations. After accompanying his parents on a pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi, he began to live as a contemplative hermit in a remote cave near Paola, on Italy's southern seacoast. Before he was 20, he received the first followers who had come to imitate his way of life. Seventeen years later, when his disciples had grown in . . .
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We are excited to offer to you for the first time this year, mobile bidding! Also, new this year we offer you online bidding for the silent auction even if you cannot attend BOLT. Starting March 16th, the Qtego site will be live so that you can preregister your cell phone for mobile bidding. Please click on the following link qtego.net/qlink/bolt2015 to preregister allowing you to bid at . . . read more
Pius X High School and the Pius X Foundation are accepting nominations for the 2015 Distinguished Stewardship, Outstanding Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame awards. The nomination deadline is April 15, 2015, and can be submitted at www.piusx.net (Development/Support – Awards) . All award recipients will be honored on Sunday, . . . read more