Four Pius X students have been selected as members of the Youth Leadership Lincoln XVIII class. Allison McElroy, Molly Meradith, Clare Morehouse, and Will Twehous will be amongst the 44 Lancaster County high school sophomores to participate in the program sponsored by Youth Leadership Lincoln (YLL) and the Larry Arth Youth in Action Center. This year’s participants were selected from Lincoln’s public high schools, Lincoln Christian, Lincoln Lutheran, Malcom, Norris, Parkview Christian, Pius X, Raymond Central, and Waverly high schools. Candidates were selected through . . .
Pius X Sophomore Lauren Niedergeses has received first place honors in a statewide pro-life essay writing contest sponsored by the Bishops’ Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Activities and the Knights of Columbus. Her essay – based on the theme of children with disabilities and how that relates to valuing every human life – was selected among first place finalists in her age group submitted last year from the dioceses of Lincoln, Omaha and Grand Island. Niedergeses’ piece written her freshman year included reflections on her personal experience and close . . .
Sunday, September 14th was the 200th anniversary of Francis Scott Key writing the Star Spangled Banner. Pius X marked the event with a special presentation. On Friday morning, September 12th, a large group gathered in the Commons for the presentation of the colors by the Junior Air Force ROTC, led by Pius X senior Hayley Heath. Mr. Tom Korta, principal, gave a history of the National Anthem followed by the playing and singing of the National Anthem by the Pius X Marching Band and the Spectrum choir. The following history of our National Anthem . . .
The Booster Club financially supports Pius X student activities, facility improvements, travel and competition fees, uniforms, equipment, prom and graduation events and more. Nearly 1,500 Pius students participate in activities supported by the Booster Club and associated with NSAA competition, including vocal and instrumental music, newspaper and yearbook, cheer and dance, the one-act play, bowling, trap and all other sports. Members also volunteer at school and athletic events. Membership levels in the Booster Club include: GOLD - $500 or more (includes one year of . . .
This student thank you video was shown at the Friends of Pius X Appreciation Reception. Special thanks to all of the students who particiated and to Kristian Anderson '87 of Right Eye Digital for his assistance in producing the video.
On October 1, the Church remembers "the Little Flower": St. Therese of Lisieux. Named a Doctor of the Church in 1997, Therese is best known for her "little way", how she humbly and simply showed love in all she did. After entering the convent at the tender age of 15, Therese only lived nine more years before dying from tuberculosis in 1897. This young saint has become known to the world through her writings, including her autobiography, "The Story of a Soul." A study of her life is a reminder of our universal call to holiness, . . .
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 celebrated quality Catholic education throughout the country. Honor Roll schools receiving this designation . . . read more
Our annual Founders & Grandparents Day celebration will be held on Wednesday, October 1st. A special Mass and receiption will be held to honor our school's Founders and everyone who has supported Pius X during the past 58 years with their time, talent and treasure. We also use this event to . . . read more