Announcements

Landscaping Club Raffle for a corsage and boutonniere

Landscaping will be having a raffle for a custom made corsage and boutonniere for Prom. You may pick the color of flowers and the keepsake bracelet that the corsage will be made on. Your corsage and boutonniere will be delivered to your home on Saturday the day of Prom. Cost for the raffle is just $1.00. Tickets on sale Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, April 4 over lunch in the commons.

Lincoln City Libraries Hiring Summer Interns

LCL is accepting applications through March 22 for six summer internships. Applicants must be enrolled in high school or college, never been employed by, or served as an intern at a library, and must be at least 16 years old. Interns will work 100 hours for $10 per hour. Visit lincoln.ne.gov and select the “Employment” button in the top menu. On the next page select “Seasonal Opportunities” from the top menu and find “Library Grant Funded Intern”.

PIUS X MACHINE CONTEST

On Wednesday, March 20th, Pius X students in AP Physics (PACE) and Accelerated Physics participated in the 26th annual Pius X Machine Contest. Thirteen teams of students built machines that had to, in at least 20 different steps, PUT MONEY IN A PIGGY BANK. The teams were judged on their ingenuity and on whether their machine successfully completed the task. This year’s winning teams were: 1st Place: U.S. Government (Theme: “IRS”) – Grace Driewer, Caroline Schieuer 2nd Place: Tokyo Deli (Theme: “Japanese Restaurant”) – Vy Vo, Jennie Vu 3rd Place: Pit Boys (Theme: “Cars”) – Grant Gubbels, Nicholas Hanus, Jake Kumke, Nick Staab Judges’ Choice: Steam Punks (Theme: “Steampunk”) – Jordan Coffey, Crispin Corpuz, Caleb Hansen, Lucas Huber

Uniform Try-On

Uniform try-on for incoming freshmen is this Saturday, March 23 9 – Noon in the Pius Commons. Pick out your clothing now to be insured of a delivery before school starts.

girls soccer game vs kearney

The girls soccer games – Pius X vs. Kearney – will be made up on Friday March 29 at Pius X. The varsity game will be at 5:45 and the JV game at 7:30.

Booster Club holding sale for Pius X gear

The Booster Club is holding a merchandise sale during the uniform try-on day, March 23 from 9 a.m. to noon. All Pius X merchandise will be on sale: One item 20% off Two items 30% off your total Three or more items 40% off off your total The more you buy the more you save!

All About Prom 2019

Pius X Juniors and Seniors are cordially invited to the Pius X High School’s Prom on Saturday, April 13, at The Cornhusker Marriott Hotel, Grand Ballroom, from 7-11 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m., coronation at 8:45 p.m., and dance to follow. All students purchasing tickets for the prom dinner & dance must attend both. Students will not be allowed into the dance if they are not at the dinner. Purchase Tickets online Here: https://app.myschooldance.com/school_dances/pius-x-high-school-prom-2019 If you need to purchase the ticket in person, please contact Mrs. Petersen or if you need help purchasing tickets Junior Student Council Memebers will be available to help March 28th or 29th and April 1st and 2nd in the commons during 5th period. Wednesday, April 3rd, is

Students for Life next meeting Mar. 27

SFL’s next meeting is Wed., Mar. 27th at 7:30am in the study hall room. Also, remember to go online to purchase your ticket for the Unplanned Premier, Thursday, Mar 28th.

Apologetics Training Students for Life

Students for Life is having an Apologetics Training Monday, Mar. 18th from 6:30-8:00pm in the library. There will be pizza! Sign up outside of Room 166 so Maestra knows how much pizza to order! 🙂

Restore

Our second Restore is Wednesday, March 20th! Meet in the Pius X Chapel at 7pm for a student testimony followed by Adoration, Praise and Worship, and Confession! Snacks will be provided after. Contact Claire.Maly@piusx.net for more info.

Go For Launch

Go for Launch is a three-day, two-night hands on camp hosted at UNK for entrepreneurial minded high school students.Registration fee is $200 if paid by April 1. $250 if paid by May 1, and $300 after May 2. For questions call 308-865-8199. Visit www.unk.edu/G41 to register.

Bryan Discovery Day

Bryan Discovery Day will be held on Tuesday, March 19th, from 8:00am to 12:15pm. discovery Day allows students to learn by using actual equipment in a variety of healthcare professions. Please see Mrs. Freudenberg in the Guidance Office to sign up.

Diocese introduces Good Shepherd Scholarship, minimum tuition standard

The Diocese of Lincoln has announced the formation of The Good Shepherd Scholarship Fund to support low-income students and families in need of financial assistance to attend diocesan Catholic schools. The scholarship will benefit students who attend Catholic schools in the Lincoln Diocese, by offering $900 to $1,300 per student in tuition assistance next year and increased in future years. In addition, a minimum diocesan tuition standard in Lincoln Diocese Catholic Schools has been set. Learn more from the Southern Nebraska Register Join the Mission and Apply for a Scholarship

Summer Driver’s Education at Pius X

John Bailey from All Metro Driving School will be offering a summer session at Pius X. Class will be from July 8 – 12. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Cost is $350 You may register at allmetrodrivingschool.com Bring a check to the first class payable to All-Metro Driving School. You will receive 8 hours of behind the wheel training. Questions contact Steve Dostal at 402-689-8985.

When to keep your student home from school

The health and safety of our students is extremely important to us at Pius X. The health status of a student bears a direct relation to the child’s ability to profit from educational experiences. Preventing the spread of illness within the school setting is our best tool to keep the students healthy. In order to accomplish this, we need the help and cooperation of parents. If there is any question about the health status of your child, please make arrangements to keep him/her at home. This preventive step benefits your child and his or her classmates. At right is a brief sampling of common reasons children should be kept home. There are many more contagious conditions which would merit exclusion. If your child is diagnosed

Bryan Early College Access Program

Beginning Spring, 2019 students may take courses through Bryan College of Health Sciences. They are currently accepting applications for Intro. to Health Professions which is a one-credit, online course for students who are exploring careers in direct or indirect fields of patient care. Cost is $200 per credit hour. Book costs vary. For more information, contact Briana Genetti at 402-481-8697. Apply at bryanhealth.org/BECAP. For the Summer/Fall, 2019, they will offer General Education and Introductory Science courses.

New online store for Bolt gear

The Pius X Booster Club has a new online store for buying Thunderbolt gear! There are so many customization options to match your mood and fit, while still showing your school pride. 

Pius X Activity Passes

Student, Adult and Family Activity passes for Pius X home games are available in the office. Adult pass – 10 games – $55 Student pass – 10 games – $35 Family pass – 10 games with unlimited immediate family on one punch – $120

Robotics Workshop SCC Lincoln Campus

This is a one-day, hands-on workshop where you will build and test a Vex Robotics Kit. To register email: robotics@southeast.edu Dates for 2019: Thursdays: April 11, April 18, April 25, May 2 and May 9.

Nebraska Diversity Leadership Symposia

Spring Black Leadership Symposium (for underclassmen) March 26, 1019 Spring Latino Leadership Symposium (for underclassmen) April 16, 2019 Register now at admissions.unl.edu/diversity Cost is $5 lunch & t-shirt provided. High School freshmen through seniors who attend will also be eligible for a $2,000 Emerging Leaders scholarship to the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.

Information about 529 College Savings plan

Earlier this year, a change at the federal government level allowed for funds in 529 College Savings Plans to be used for k-12 education expenses. However, Nebraska’s state rules do not allow people to use those funds in the exact same way. You may learn more about this topic on this website – https://www.nest529direct.com – or speak directly with a financial planner.