Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School

Announcements

ASVAB Results

Juniors-If you have not received your ASVAB results, please come to the Counseling Center.

Camp Kateri Volunteer Opportunity

Camp Kateri is a summer camp for Catholic children living in Nebraska. Our program staff and high school volunteers are the foundation of camp, making it a safe place for kids to play outdoors and grow closer to God. Camp is a great place for teens to give back to their community, be a role model, and grow closer to God. Volunteer camp volunteers will earn up to 72 school service hours, and receive a camp t-shirt. Applications can be found at www.campkateri.org.

Uniform try-and-buy events this summer

Our Try and Buy event is Tuesday, June 28 from 5 to 8 pm. This event includes trying on and ordering new uniforms, used uniforms, and Pius X gear sold by the Booster Club. COMMONS: New Uniforms will available to try on and order# NEW GYM: The Thrifty Thunderbolt (used uniforms donated, cleaned and prepared for re-selling)* NEW GYM: Pius X gear sold by Booster Club# *Cash/check only; #Cash/check/credit card Additional dates for new uniforms are: Tuesday, July 12, 9-11am; Thursday, July 14, 5-7pm; Tuesday, July 19, 9-11am; Thursday, July 21, 5-7pm; Wed., August 3, 8:30am-3pm (Student schedule and locker pick-up day). For more information, contact Heather Scheffler at heather.scheffler@piusx.net.

Service hours for the class of 2023

Get a head start (and finish?) your 36 hours of volunteer time by finding opportunities this summer. Pius X policy requires all seniors to complete 36 service hours. Class of 2023 may begin completing their service hours Sunday, May 22nd. Details online at https://www.piusx.net/students/senior-service-hours/.

Need a summer job!!!

We’ve added a number of new job postings to the job board in the main hall. You can also check out the some of the postings on the Counseling Center site on the Pius website. Under Counseling Center Announcements, select Job Postings for Students. Not all companies add their postings to the website so the job board is your best option.

Tour opportunities with Passport to Adventure Club

Our Educational Travel Adventures are ready to resume! Passport to Adventure Club has organized some amazing tours for Pius students and their families. – June 2023 (early) – It’s all Greek to me! We are embarking on a fabulous tour of Greece and the Grecian Islands. Check out the spectacular sites which include a cruise in the Mediterranean: www.eftours.com/2467980wx. – June 2023 (late) –A spiritual journey across France, Spain and Portugal: a Marian Pilgrimage. Join us as we tour some of the holiest sites of our Catholic faith including Lourdes, the Way of St. James, Fatima and so much more! Check out the itinerary to discover the truly special places we will be visiting: www.eftours.com/2138120d. Please email shiela.sievert@piusx.net if you have any questions or would like additional information.

Eligibility information for hopeful NCAA/NAIA student-athletes

All students who want to participate in athletics after high school in any Division I, II, or NAIA college MUST register at the NCAA or NAIA Eligibility Center. Complete these online forms during the second semester of the junior year. For information, visit www.eligibilitycenter.org or www.playnaia.org. Use code 9999 for the NCAA and code 9876 for the NAIA to have your ACT scores sent to these organizations. Please be aware that the following courses are not accepted as core courses by the NCAA: College and Career Writing, Competitive Public Speaking, Algebra I Fundamentals, Geometry Fundamentals, Algebra II Fundamentals, Family Issues, Human Relations.

Lunch account balances for graduating seniors

Senior lunch accounts with funds remaining after graduation will be applied to siblings, if possible. Those accounts with balances over $10 will be refunded to the family in June. The automatic funding of lunch accounts via the myschoolbucks site will be disabled on May 18. Be sure that your student’s lunch account has a positive balance at the end of the school year. Negative account balances may delay grades and schedules.

2021-22 Yearbooks

Yearbooks already ordered for this school year will be available for pickup during the schedule/picture day on Aug. 3.

For student-athletes in 2022-23 school year

Physicals for student-athletes(must be completed on or after May 1, 2022 in order to be valid for the 2022-23 school year. All athletes involved in high incident sports must complete SWAY neurocognitive testing prior to the start of the season (Football, Volleyball, Softball, Basketball, Wrestling, Soccer and Baseball). Testing is for all 9th and 11th graders, or athletes new to Pius. Coaches will communicate dates and times for testing of their respective teams. Contact Drew Erks, Athletic Trainer for more information at drew.erks@piusx.net. Student-Athlete Physical Athletic Wellness Concussion Physical Form Packet

About AP exams for students

Parents of students who are taking AP Exams in May will be receiving e-mails from the Counseling Center. These e-mails will contain important information about the test dates/times and what is allowed in the testing room. Students will receive a SCHOOL ACTIVITY ABSENCE FORM from the Counseling Center at least two days prior to the test date. If you have any questions regarding AP Exams, please contact Connie Freudenberg at  connie.freudenberg@piusx.net.

Passport to Adventure Club

Passport to Adventure Club is celebrating Italia! Join us for an Italian feast at Napoli Restaurant at 5571 So. 48th St. on Thursday, April 21st at 6:00 pm. Please RSVP to Mrs. Sievert in room 2225 so we can make reservations for our group. Buon appetito!

Celebrating Pius X during Give to Lincoln Day

Give to Lincoln Day is May 26, and Pius X will be ‘competing’ against a community of great non-profits for matching funds. Here’s how your support will benefit Pius X: Matching Funds from anonymous donors to grow the new Teacher Wish List Endowed fund; Modernizing the windows on the North Side of the school, to make sure our students’ learning environment efficiently keeps the weather out, and warm or cool air in where it belongs; Investing in operations to continue achieving our Mission, including our teachers’ salaries and benefits. Your GTLD gift is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law, and will help us enhance our school by reaching our $150,000 goal. Whether you invest $50 or $10,000, your gift will help Pius X earn a portion of the $500,000 GTLD match PLUS the $20,000 Pius X match! Invest in Pius X by: Donating online May 1st-26th at https://piusx.net/gtld

Digital Expressions Media Camp

The Nebraska Broadcasters Association and the University of Nebraska at Kearney Department of Communication will be holding a Digital Expressions Media Camp. The camp is offered to high school students ranging from incoming ninth graders to outgoing graduates. Students interested in broadcasting, photography, videography, design, sports commentary or any other form of media production, please click on the following link DigitalExpressionsCamp.com The camp will be held from June 26-July 1 and will feature hands-on learning opportunities, collegiate-level instruction and field trips and visits featuring industry professionals. Also, since the camp is hosted at UNK, students get the experience of living on campus for a week and getting the college experience. Registration is open now and is open until May 31. If you have any questions at all, feel free to contact Jacob at digitalexpressionsunk@gmail.com rosdailjr@unk.edu or (308) 865-8249.

Football Meeting

Football meeting – Current Pius X Students Plan on attending one of the following two short meetings (should last 10 or less minutes) about summer information/team activities/signup forms. Meeting 1: Tuesday 4/12 after school 3:30pm in gym Meeting 2: Wednesday 4/13 before school 7:40am in gym *only need to attend one of the meetings, location subject to change If you know of someone who didn’t play this year, but they are planning on playing next year, they need to attend one of the two meetings as well. If neither of these times works for you please communicate that with Coach Kearney on Monday 4/11 during school.

Passport to Adventure Club TONIGHT

Come to Passport to Adventure Club TONIGHT (March 30) for a fabulous Malaysian Meal at Rendang Restaurant at 6:00 pm at 2700 “O” St. RSVP to Mrs. Sievert room 2225

AP Exam information for parents and students

Parents of students who are taking AP Exams in May will be receiving e-mails from the Counseling Center. These e-mails will contain important information about the test dates/times and what is allowed in the testing room. Students will receive a SCHOOL ACTIVITY ABSENCE FORM from the Counseling Center at least two days prior to the test date. If you have any questions regarding AP Exams, please contact Connie Freudenberg at connie.freudenberg@piusx.net.

Youth Leadership Lincoln Applications Available

Freshman students: Youth Leadership Lincoln Applications are available in the Counseling Center. Application deadline (including permission forms) must be summitted to Youth Leadership Lincoln by Friday, May 6, 2022.

Bright Lights

Bright LIghts is still accepting volunteers as a Camp Assistant. Apply starting March 15. Open to current 8th grade through college students. Camps take place at Roper Elementary and other community sites. Summer 2022 Program Dates are June 6-10, June 13-17, June 20-24, June 27-July 1, July 11-15. Questions: CampAssist@BrightLights.org or 402-420-1115 ext 49.

Girls basketball camps

The Pius X Girls Basketball Camp will hold summer camps this summer. Register | View the Flyer Grades: 9-12 Dates: June 7-10 (Tues-Fri) Time: 8:30-11:30 am Location: Pius X Gyms Cost: $65 Grades: 3-8 Dates: June 20-23 (M-Th) Time: 9-11 am Location: Pius X Gyms Cost: $55  

For junior/senior students and parents

Please be sure to check your emails. The Counseling Center sends an email every Friday to all junior and senior students and parents with important information regarding academic opportunities and resources, relevant upcoming dates and events, scholarship information, graduation information and more! If you are not getting these emails, please contact your counselor.

Summer Camps at Pius X

Pius X has more than 20 options for camps – from athletics to performing arts to Math – for kids grades K up to 12! Browse now, sign up and pay online at https://piusx.net/camps.

K State Engineering Open House

K-State engineering is hosting a variety of on-campus events this spring. Your students are invited to explore the K-State Carl R. Ice College of Engineering at the following opportunities: • Saturday Senior Expo I Saturday, Feb. 19 • Engineering Scholars Day I Friday, Mar. 11 • Spring Preview I Saturday, Apr. 9 • 3D-Printed Railway Bridge Competition* I Saturday, Apr. 9 • All-University Open House I Saturday, Apr. 9 • Personalized campus visit I Any weekday Students will discover more about engineering degrees, scholarships, career opportunities, student leadership development and much more! To learn more, visit engg.k-state.edu/events.

The Raikes School Way

The Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is pleased to announce a summer learning opportunity for high school students. We are hosting “Innovate: The Raikes School Way” and “Girls Who Innovate: The Raikes School Way” computer science camps. During the two-week, overnight camp students will: • Learn basic programming skills, primarily Java, and innovation concepts through a project-oriented curriculum • Receive instruction from Raikes School faculty members and experience what classes can be like in the Raikes School • Visit campus research labs and local businesses • Interact with Raikes School students and staff, all of whom play a key role in the competitive selection process to our program each year For: High School Students (primarily the graduating class of 2023) Where: Kauffman Academic Residential Center, home of the Raikes School in the heart of Nebraska’s City Campus When: July 10-23, 2022

Guard for a Day

Learn more about the National Guard’s career opportunities! There will be equipment, vehicles, aircraft and weapons displays. Lunch will be provided. Camp Ashland Building 50 220 County Road A Ashland, NE April 3 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for more information contact SSC Nicole Havlovic 402-326-9182

Benedictine College Youth Conference – Leadership

Discover how Catholic Leadership Principles can transform culture. June 12-17 $625 to attend Early Bird Registration Nov. 1 – Feb. 1 $100 off the cost of registration for Early Bird Contact youthoutreach@benedictine.edu/BCYC or 913-360-7406

Passport to Adventure Club!!!

Passport to Adventure Club will be meeting on Thursday, Nov. 11th at the Pho Factory located at 940 N. 26th #206 at 6:00 pm. Come join us for some fabulous Vietnamese food and to learn more about Vietnamese culture! RSVP to Mrs. Sievert in room 2225.

Dual Credit Classes

Sign up for second semester Dual Credit classes at Southeast Community College has begun. Sign up will be all online this semester. Stop into the Counseling Center if you need any help registering for classes. www.southeast.edu/applynow/ Dual Credit Application is you have not taken a class at SCC this school year. UNL Nebraska Now will begin sign up for second semester classes on November 10th. https://admissions.unl.edu/specialized-information/nebraska-now/

Drivers education courses

Pius X High School does not offer drivers education courses for teenagers, but we are aware of area businesses that provide this training. They include, but may not be limited to: All Metro Driving School Road Ready Southeast Community College

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