Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School

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Campus Ministry Team Halloween Kahoot Party!!!

Campus Ministry Team is hosting a Halloween Kahoot Party on Wednesday, October 20th from 6:30-8pm in the library! Bring a team of 4 to come and play! Awards will be given to the best team costume. Snacks will be provided. Contact Claire.Maly@piusx.net for more info.

Bryan Health & Hire Event

Thursday, October 21, 5-8 p.m. F Street Community Center, 1225 F Street Free physicals for K-12 students Health care providers with Bryan Health will provide free school physicals during this event. To sign your child up, please provide the information below to your school’s office by 4 p.m., Monday, October 18. After you sign up, the school will either confirm your appointment or notify you if the clinic is full. Space is limited to the first 50 students. Kindergarten through 12th grade are eligible. Explore Careers in Health Care Learn about job opportunities for anyone 16 years or older, starting at $15 per hour. We have many jobs available ranging from cleaning rooms, preparing food, grounds keeping, delivering supplies and more. Attend this event to learn more, meet with hiring managers, get answers to your questions and apply for your next job.

Wrestling meeting for guys and girls

Wrestling meeting for all 9-12 grade guys and girls that are interested in wrestling for Pius X on Wednesday, October 20th, in the wrestling room, after school from 3:30pm-4:00pm. If you cannot make it, please email Coach Jerry Clinch. jerry.clinch@piusx.net

Men’s choir collaboration for Dec. 5 concert

Todd Krier of Pius X is organizing a men’s choir (students, dads, alumni and more) for a Christmas concert performance on Dec. 5. The song is ‘Biebl’s Ave Maria,’ one song of 60-80 men, consisting of harmony and double chorus and separate trio. Learn more here.

EducationQuest Virtual College Fair

EducationQuest will host Virtual College Fairs this fall to help juniors and seniors find the right fit. The event will feature college booths and live college-prep presentations. Prizes Students who visit at least 5 booths will be automatically entered into a drawing for one of three $500 scholarships. One winner will be selected at random after each of the three live college fair events. Participating colleges Click here for a list of the 78 colleges schedule to participate in the event. Live Events – College reps will be available these dates and times: October 12 from 9:00 a.m. – Noon CT November 10 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. CT December 8 from 9:00 a.m. – Noon CT Registration: Registration is now open for students and family members at eqf.org/collegefair. Education Sessions Senior College Planning – 10:00-10:30 a.m. CT – During this fast-paced session, seniors will learn must-do items to keep

TCA-The Career Academy Open House

9th-11th grade students & parents are invited to the TCA Open House on Sunday, October 24. 1pm-3pm at TCA-8800 O Street. The Career Academy is a joint venture between LPS and Southeast Community College where high school juniors & seniors learn college and career readiness skills, attending TCA two hours a day and earn high school and college credit. Pathways include: Ag/Bio, Human Services, Business, Construction, Electrical/HVAC/Welding, Culinary, Early Childhood Education, Health Sciences, Criminal Justice, Information Technology, K-12 Education, Precision Machining and Academic Transfer. If any 9th-11thth grade students are interested in TCA, please see your Pius Counselor.

Conditioning and practice for swim teams

Pre-season conditioning for swimming teams begins Oct. 19 (before school, time TBD). Official swim practice begins Nov. 15. A schedule with more information will be available soon.

Class Rings from Jostens

If you are interested in ordering a class ring from Jostens please stop in the Counseling Center for a packet.

Kolbas, school golf coach, inducted into state golf hall of fame

Stephanie (Flood) Kolbas was inducted into the Nebraska Golf Hall of Fame. Kolbas is currently the boys and girls golf coach at Pius X. According to the Huskers.com website, Kolbas “was a three-time Nebraska’s women’s amateur state champion, and earned All-Big Eight honors as a true freshman after finishing fifth at the 1991 Big Eight Championships. A standout in the classroom as well, she was a three-time NGCA Scholastic All-American and a three-time Academic All-Big Eight choice for the Big Red. As an amateur golfer, Kolbas won Nebraska Women’s Amateur Stroke Play Championships in 2005 and 2007 after capturing the Nebraska Women’s Match Play Championship in 1998. She also qualified for the 1999 U.S. Women’s Open.” Latest Stories

March for Life in Washington DC

Each year the Diocese of Lincoln participates in standing up for the right to life. The trip is open to all high school students. The trip includes round-trip transportation, housing, some meals, and touring of Washington D.C. monuments and other sites. For more information and to register please visit https://www.lincolndiocese.org/pilgrimages/march-for-life or email Michele-Chambers@cdolinc.net.

SCC Discovery Days

Discovery Days: An opportunity for students to experience SCC firsthand! A tour, an opportunity to talk with faculty, staff, and students, and lunch is included. • Beatrice Campus: Friday, October 22nd and Friday, December 3rd • Lincoln Campus: Friday, October 15th, Friday, November 19th, and Monday, December 6th • Milford Campus: Friday, October 1st and Friday, November 12th Registration information can be found at https://www.southeast.edu/discoverscc/

Passport to Adventure Club planning several trips in 2022-23

Our Educational Travel Adventures are ready to resume! Passport to Adventure Club has organized some amazing tours for Pius students and their families. There will be an information meeting at 7 pm, Tuesday, October 26, in room 1108 at Pius, about the Passport to Adventure trips abroad (Easter trip to France & Italy 2022, Australia/New Zealand Summer 2022, Athens & The Islands Summer 2023, Marian Pilgrimage to France, Spain & Portugal Summer 2023). Easter 2022 – Holy Week in France and Italy. Check out our itinerary of all the top destinations in these must-see countries: www.eftours.com/2467964zf June 2022 – We are taking the Pius Thunder Down Under! Join us on our epic tour of Australia/New Zealand. Check out our itinerary of this once-in-a-lifetime Expedition: www.eftours.com/2221378wy 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

Diocesan March for Life Trip to D.C.

Each year the Diocese of Lincoln participates in standing up for the right to life. The trip is open to all high school students. The trip includes round-trip transportation, housing, some meals, and touring of Washington D.C. monuments and other sites. In 2022, the trip will take place January 18-23. More information and registration can be found at https://www.lincolndiocese.org/pilgrimages/march-for-life.

Senior emails sent every Friday

Senior students and parents: Each Friday the Counseling Center sends an email regarding college admission, scholarship and visit information. Please be sure to check your emails regularly and follow up with your counselor about any questions regarding this information. Recent headlines include: Seniors Applying to Nebraska Wesleyan University Discovery Days at SCC SCC Ag Day: Friday, October 8th, 9-1:45pm ; Beatrice Campus Careers in Manufacturing & Engineering Technologies Day, Milford Campus -SCC VFW Voice of Democracy Contest See What Bryan College Has to Offer with free events

Wellness packets for winter sports student-athletes

Each family of a winter student-athlete needs to have a Wellness Packet completed and signed (three different locations for parent/guardian & student-athlete signatures) in order to participate. This is in addition to have a sports physical. Forms should be turned in to the school’s main office.

Aylward to be inducted into state hall of fame

Tim Aylward, longtime teacher, coach and athletic director at Pius X High School, will be inducted into the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday, Sept. 26. He is being honored for his success during his tenure as head football coach.

Passport to Adventure Club!!!

Passport to Adventure Club resumes! Join us for our first organizational meeting at Honest Abe’s burgers at 70th and Vine St. at 6:00 on Tuesday, September 28th. Bring money for your meal and ideas for our monthly meetings. Please RSVP to Mrs. Sievert in room 2225.

Important FAFSA information for senior students and parents

EducationQuest held an informative meeting for senior students and parents related to financial aid for college (FAFSA). You can see the slides in PDF form, and you are encouraged to reach out to EducationQuest for answers to remaining questions.

Barbershop Club

Do you like to sing but don’t have time for choir in your schedule, come to Barbershop club starting tomorrow in the Music room 1221 during 5th period. Signup is outside room 1221, it takes place 5A and 5D.

Community event about the dangers of drugs

SCIP – School Community Intervention & Prevention – is hosting an educational event about the dangers of marijuana. The event, titled “‘But It’s Just Marijuana Isn’t It?’ The Impact of Marijuana Use on Our Youth”, will be held from 6:30 to 8 pm on Thursday, Oct. 21, in the Media Center at Schoo Middle School, 700 Penrose Drive, Lincoln. Learn more on the SCIP website.

Landscaping Club Begins Tuesday

Landscaping Club will have their first meeting Tuesday, September 7 after school. The meeting will be held in Mrs. Steenson’s room (2311).

Wrestling team meeting and workout

All Boys (not in a fall sport) that are interested in being on the Pius X Wrestling Team, please come to a meeting and workout on Monday, August 30th, from 330-430pm. Fall Conditioning will be Monday and Wednesdays, after school for 1 hour. Check the calendar https://www.brownbearsw.com/cal/boltwrestling or email Jerry.Clinch@PiusX.net. Go Bolts!!!

Electronic tickets, cash now accepted for athletic events hosted by LPS

If you are planning to attend a Pius X athletic contest hosted by LPS, you now have the option of paying cash or using an app to pre-purchase tickets (this is a change from the first week of the season). This is a LINK to the LPS site explaining their ticket purchasing policy. This is a LINK directly to GoFan; you will be able to scroll through their events to identify the tickets you want to purchase. Parents and fans will still be able to purchase tickets at the gate for all Pius home events. Pius X is not using GoFan this year. *Please note: Some fall sporting events do not charge a fee for attendance, mostly tennis, golf and cross country. Football, softball and volleyball games are currently listed in the app as requiring paid admission.

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

Senior Pictures, Childhood Pictures for Senior Video, and Childhood Ads

For families of senior students: Please take time to read the information below about Senior Pictures, Childhood Pictures for Senior Video, and Childhood Ads. Note that all checks, messages and hard copy pictures can be dropped in the box that is labeled “Yearbook” outside the front office and all digital text/images can be emailed to nolan.dewispelare@piusx.net.  Senior Pictures: The deadline this year is Friday, October 29.  Students whose pictures are missing may not be included in the yearbook. Format: We prefer the electronic submission directly from your photographer in a JPEG format, but we will accept hard copies as well. Files should be sent to nolan.dewispelare@piusx.net. He will confirm receipt.  We need at least 600 KB sized files (the bigger, the better), vertical images, and please no social media/screenshot images (these will look grainy or pixelated in the yearbook).  If sending from a phone, when you choose the size of

Season highlights for 2021 Boys Bowling

State 4th Place – Nebraska State Bowling Championships District Runner-Up – Nebraska State Bowling Championships Wildcard Qualifier 4 HAC Academic All-Conference student-athletes

Season highlights for 2021 Girls Bowling

State 7th Place – Nebraska State Bowling Championships District 4th Place – Nebraska State Bowling Championships Wildcard Qualifier 6 HAC Academic All-Conference student-athletes

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