Announcements

9th Grade Track Meet Tuesdasy April 23 at Lincoln High

Order of Events: 9th girls/ JV girls 9th boys/JV boys Schedule of Events: 1:00 Boys Pole Vault followed by the Girls Girls Discus followed by Boys Discus Boys Shot Put followed by Girls Shot Put Girls High Jump followed by Boys High Jump Boys Long Jump followed by Boys Triple Jump Girls Long Jump followed by Girls Triple Jump 2:00 Girls 3200 Meter Relay 2:15 Boys 3200 Meter Relay 2:35 Girls 100 Meter Hurdles 2:50 Boys 110 Meter Hurdles 3:05 Girls Sprint Medley 200-200-400-800 3:20 Boys Sprint Medley 200-200-400-800 3:35 Girls 100 Meter Dash 3:50 Boys 100 Meter Dash 4:05 Girls 1600 Meter Run 4:25 Boys 1600 Meter Run 4:40 Girls 400 Meter Relay 4:55 Boys 400 Meter Relay 5:10 Girls 400 Dash 5:25 Boys

Mission Trip Information Meeting

There will be a mission trip info meeting on Wednesday, April 17th at 5:30pm in the Mother Teresa Room. The mission trip will go to Denver, CO to work with Christ in the City. We will depart July 9 and return July 14. The cost is $300. All Pius students are welcome to register. If interested in chaperoning please attend the meeting and/or email Fr. Bernardo at Fr.Bernardo@piusx.net

Restore is this Wednesday!

Restore is this Wednesday, April 17th in the New Gym from 7-8pm. Bailey Horky will share her testimony and there will be a Lenten reflection. Adoration, Confessions, and Praise and Worship will follow. The evening will end with snacks! If 200+ people attend Mr. Korta will shave his head! For more information email claire.maly@piusx.net

Mike Lehl – Blair Invitational Track Meet April 26, 2019

Varsity Track Meet at Blair – Friday April 26 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 12:45 Coaches Meeting in Front of Pressbox FIELD EVENTS: 1:30 Boys Pole Vault——Girls Pole Vault to Follow Boys Shot———–Boys Discus to Follow Girls High Jump——Boys High Jump to Follow Boys Long Jump——Boys Triple Jump to Follow Girls Discus———-Girls Shot to Follow Girls Long Jump——Girls Triple Jump to Follow TRACK PRELIMS: 3:00 3200 Meter Relay (Finals) Girls 3200 Meter Relay (Finals) Boys 100 Meter Hurdles Girls 110 Meter HH Boys 100 Meter Dash Girls 100 Meter Dash Boys 400 Meter Dash (Finals) Girls 400 Meter Dash (Finals) Boys 3200 Meter Run (Finals) Girls 3200 Meter Run (Finals) Boys 200 Meter Dash Girls 200 Meter Dash Boys 30 MINUTE BREAK FINALS: 100 Meter Hurdles Girls

Varsity Track Meet at Lincoln High April 18

HAROLD SCOTT TRACK MEET LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL Thursday, April 18, 2019 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FIRST SESSION: (All Finals except as indicated) 12:30 pm Boys Shot Put – followed by Girls Shot Put Girls Discus – followed by Boys Discus Girls High Jump – followed by Boys High Jump Boys Long Jump – followed by Boys Triple Jump Girls Long Jump – followed by Girls Triple Jump Boys Pole Vault – followed by Girls Pole Vault 2:30 pm Girls 3200 Meter Relay 2:45 pm Boys 3200 Meter Relay 3:00 pm Girls 100 Meter High Hurdles (Preliminaries) 3:10 pm Boys 110 Meter High Hurdles (Preliminaries) 3:20 pm Girls 100 Meter Dash (Preliminaries) 3:30 pm Boys 100 Meter Dash (Preliminaries) 3:40 pm Girls 400 Meter Dash (Against Time)

Donated unneeded uniforms and booster gear – Thrifty Thunderbolt Sale

Attention Seniors and everyone! What do you do when you out-grow or don’t need your uniform or booster gear? Donate to Thrifty Thunderbolt! We are continuing to collect good-condition uniform items and booster gear for another sale in the fall of 2019. Families save money buying used uniforms and all profits benefit Pius X High School. Please contact Marita Doty at (402) 202-1122, Sondra Schlautman at (402) 435-8180, or Kari Price at (402) 314-1699 to arrange pick up or drop off of any items. Thank you!

Digital Expressions Camp at UNK

If you are interested in broadcasting, photography, videography, sports commentary or any other form of media production, you need to attend the Digital Expressions Media Camp at UNK this summer. Sponsored by the Nebraska Broadcasters Association and the University of Nebraska-Kearney Department of Communication, this camp will be held June 9-14. The deadline for registration is May 1. Students will live on campus during the camp. For more information go to DigitalExpressionsCamp.com.

CHI Health St. Elizabeth Teen Volunteer – Summer Program

Join us with your parents to learn more on Tuesday April 9th or Thursday, April 11th from 4:00 – 5:00 in the Franciscan Room. The volunteer program will run from June 3 – August 9. Two hour shifts – 1 day a week. Questions please contract vmurphy@stez.org or call 402-219-7115.

Youth Leadership Lincoln 2019-20

Current freshmen who will be sophomores in the 2019-20 school year are eligible to apply. YLL is an interactive, hands-on experience focusing on developing leadership skills and educating students about the different roles they can have in their community. There is a $350 tuition fee for those accepted and who choose to participate in the program. There is an orientation session to find out more about the program, before applications are due, on Wednesday, May 1 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Eiseley Branch Library Meeting Room and on Thursday, May 9 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Walt Branch Library Meeting Room. The application deadline is Friday, May 17. Visit https://www.leadershiplincoln.org/programs/actioncenter/youth.html

LPS JV Track Meet Tuesday April 16

ORDER OF EVENTS 1:00 p.m. Boys Pole Vault (followed by Girls Pole Vault) 1:00 p.m. The other Field events begin: (3 attempts, no prelims, only finals) Girls Discus (followed by Boys Discus) Boys Shot Put (followed by Girls Shot Put) Girls High Jump (followed by Boys High Jump) Boys Long Jump (followed by Boys Triple Jump) Girls Long Jump (followed by Girls Triple Jump) These times are only approximate to give you an idea. We will run each event in order regardless of the time. RUNNING EVENTS SCHEDULE 2:30 Girls 3200 Meter Relay 2:45 Boys 3200 Meter Relay 3:00 Girls 100 Meter Hurdles 3:15 Boys 110 Meter Hurdles 3:30 Girls 100 Meter Dash 3:40 Boys 100 Meter Dash 3:50 Girls 1600 Meter Run 4:00 Boys

Student Council Applications- ONLINE!

Student Council Applications are now available online. Election information and all applications are available on the Student Council page. Current Pius X student council members should fill out the application found on this link: https://piusx.net/activities/leadership/student-council/student-council-current-member-application/ Current Pius X students not on the council should fill out the application found on this link: https://piusx.net/activities/leadership/student-council/new-member-application/ These applications are due APRIL 25TH BY 3:30 PM Incoming 8th Grader should fill out the application found on this link: https://piusx.net/activities/leadership/student-council/student-council-incoming-freshman-application/ Incoming 8th grade applications are due MAY 1ST BY 3:30 PM All students applying should also have 3 teachers fill out the teacher evaluation form found at this link: https://piusx.net/activities/leadership/student-council/teacher-eval/ Have any questions? Contact Ms. Golka at brianna.golka@piusx.net

Pius X Spring Cleanup – April 27

Spring Cleanup will be on Saturday, April 27, 8 a.m. – noon. (This is a change in date.) We will be serving hamburgers and hotdogs after we get finished. Bring wheelbarrows, rakes, pickups, chainsaws, trash bags and etc. Thank you in advance for all your hard work. Our volunteers are a big part of why our school looks so good.

Accelerated Physics Placement Test

Placement testing for students interested in taking Accelerated Physics next year will take place after school at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9th, or before school at 7:20 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10th. Students should take the test during one of those two times. See Mr. Scheffler in Room 276 if you have questions or need more information or if you need to schedule an alternate time to take the test.

SCC Discovery Days

Beatrice Campus April 10th Lincoln Campus April 12th Milford Campus April 26th Discovery Days gives the opportunity to tour an SCC campus and discover the numerous available opportunities. Participants will learn about each program on the campus they visit, have the opportunity to speak individually with instructors and staff, and learn what it takes to be a successful student at SCC. Each event day runs from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (Lunch is included.) Please have students register for a Discovery Day by visiting www.southeast.edu/discoverSCC.

Lincoln Public Schools Track & Field Open Schedule of Events Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Scott Track, Lincoln High School

Lincoln Public Schools Track & Field Open Schedule of Events Tuesday, April 9, 2019 Scott Track, Lincoln High School The meet will run ahead of schedule when possible, and the Clerk of the Start may combine the boys and girls events. Times listed below are suggested times only and not official start times. Field Events (3 Attempts No Prelims, Only Finals) 1:00 …..Pole Vault 1:00…..Boys Long Jump followed by Boys Triple Jump Girls Long Jump followed by Girls Triple Jump Boys High Jump followed by Girls High Jump Girls Discus followed by Boys Discus Boys Shot Put followed by Girls Shot Put Boys Pole Vault followed by Girls Pole Vault Track Events 2:30…..Girls 3200m Relay 2:45…..Boys 3200m Relay 3:00…..Girls 100m Hurdle Final 3:15…..Boys 110m Hurdle

KRUGER/MAY Invitational Track Meet at Elkhorn High School Thursday April 11, 2019

KRUGER/MAY Invitational Track Meet 2019 Order of Events: FIELD EVENTS: 1:30 Shot Put-Boys Followed by Girls (3 throws-top 8 to Finals) Discus-Girls Followed by Boys (3 throws-top 8 to Finals) Long Jump-Girls West Side Runway (3 jumps-top 8 to Finals) Long Jump-Boys East Side Runway (3 jumps-top 8 to Finals) Triple Jump-Following Long Jump (3 jumps-top 8 to Finals) High Jump-Boys followed by Girls Pole Vault-Girls followed by Boys TRACK PRELIMS: Girls followed by Boys in all events. 3:00 3200 Meter Relay (Finals) 100 Meter High Hurdles 110 Meter High Hurdles 100 Meter Dash 400 Meter Dash (Finals) 3200 Meter Run (Finals) 200 Meter Dash 30 MINUTE BREAK FINALS 100 Meter High Hurdles 110 Meter High Hurdles 100 Meter Dash 800 Meter Run 300 Meter

Millard South Varsity Track Meet Friday April 5, 2019

Millard South Track Meet Field Events: First Session: 1:00 pm Girls Pole Vault & Girls High Jump Boys Shot Put & Girls Discus Boys Long Jump & Girls Long Jump Second Session: 2:30 pm Boys Pole Vault & Boys High Jump Girls Shot Put & Boys Discus Boys Triple Jump & Girls Triple Jump Following the end of Triple Jump finals, Unified Long Jump will be held (Approximately: 5:00 pm) Running Events: Times are approximate; each session will start on time. Events will be run on the scheduled time listed. Only exception is weather, which may force us to run ahead of schedule. Coaches will be notified in advance. First Session: Girls first then Boys 2:30 pm Girls 4x800m Relay Finals 2:45 pm Boys 4x800m

Lincoln Southwest Junior Varsity Track Meet Tuesday April 2, 2019

Lincoln Southwest Junior Varsity Track Meet Schedule of Events: 1:00 p.m. Pole Vault @ Lincoln High (Girls followed by Boys) 1:15 p.m. Changes due at shed. (No changes other than scratches will be accepted after 2:15 pm.) 2:00 p.m. Field Events Begin Boys Shot Put followed by Girls Shot Put Girls Discus followed by Boys Discus Boys High Jump followed by Girls High Jump Boys Long Jump followed by Boys Triple Jump Girls Long Jump followed by Girls Triple Jump ** Times are approximate – we will run ahead of schedule if possible. ** 2:30 Girls 3200 Meter Relay 2:45 Boys 3200 Meter Relay 3:00 Girls 100 Meter Hurdles 3:15 Boys 110 Meter Hurdles 3:30 Girls 100 Meter Dash 3:45 Boys 100 Meter Dash 4:00

South Dakota State University Fishback Summer Scholars Program

Current Sophomore and Juniors are invited to attend the Summer Scholars Program from July 8-12 in Brookings, SD. The Summer Scholars program is uniquely designed to engage students in several elements of an authentic college experience. Academic programs represented are Agriculture, Natural Science, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Education and Human Services, Nursing, Pharmacy & Allied Health Professions, and Engineering. The cost of registration is $275. Information can be found at https://www.sdstate.edu/scholarscamp. The deadline to apply is June 1.

Track Athletes

You need to check the track board TODAY (Monday) to see if you are going to LSW on Tuesday to compete. *Pickup a sign out sheet and uniform *Meeting after school TODAY in the old gym

Past Art Students

If you are a past student in an Art class, you have until Wednesday, April 3, to claim your property. Come to room 152 to get your work. After April 3, it will no longer be available.

Lincoln Area College Fair

The Lincoln Area College Fair will be held on Sunday, April 28 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. It will be held at Southeast Community College. Find a list of participating colleges at EducationQuest.org. Get a barcode at NebraskaCollegeFairs.org so colleges can scan your information.

Spring Retreat Registration is open!

The Pius X Spring Retreat is April 27-28 at Calvin Crest Camp. Registration forms are available at the Campus Ministry Office. The registration deadline is April 17th. Contact Claire.Maly@piusx.net for more information.

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 See examples of appropriate dress attire (PDF) 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

POST Prom Tickets

You may purchase your post prom tickets during lunch Thursday and Friday of this week. Cost is $5

Volleyball Meeting

There will be a meeting for all returning volleyball players 9-11 in room 106 after school on Thursday, April 4. Please bring your calendar, important summer dates will be given out! If you are unable to make it see Ms. Golka

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.

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.

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.

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.