Announcements

Passport to Adventure Club

Passport to Adventure Club will be meeting at Fortune Palace on Tuesday, Jan. 29th at 6:00 pm. Fortune Palace is located at 5740 Old Cheney Road. We will be discussing our plans for New Student Orientation and ordering T-shirts. Please RSVP to Mrs. Sievert in room 262.

Band holding fundraiser for upcoming Nashville trip

Join the Pius X Band at Arby’s near 56th and O streets from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 22 for a fundraising night. The band will receive 10 percent of all sales during these hours for their upcoming trip to Nashville.

All about scheduling Junior/Parent Interviews

You may begin scheduling Junior/Parent Interviews. For parents/students who have previously registered with Pickatime: Parents/students may login for Junior Interviews with the same email address and password. (This is not your PowerSchool password. It is a password you previously chose specifically for Pickatime.) Follow the scheduling directions below. For Parents/student who have NOT used Pickatime before: Click the link above and enter your email address and create a password (this is not your PowerSchool password. It is a password you previously chose specifically for Pickatime). Then push “Login/Create Account”. Fill in the required fields and register. Proceed to scheduling directions below. Scheduling directions: Choose a date. Once a date is chosen, you will see colored slots for an entire week. Click on the date and

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

Pius X Foundation to start series of planned giving seminars

Membership in the St. Pius X Legacy Society is available to anyone who informs the Pius X Foundation that they have included Pius X in their will or made our school the beneficiary of any other form of deferred gift. Starting in the spring of 2019, Pius X Foundation will offer annual workshops for continuing education in estate planning and charitable giving. Sessions will be led by qualified professionals and will be designed for anyone desiring information on planned giving options. For more information, contact Courtney Johnson, Pius X Foundation Advancement Director, at courtney.johnson@piusx.net, or call 402-488-1046. For example, gift annuities offer many benefits for the donor and organization. Gift annuity rates range from between 5-11 percent, depending on your age. If you have stock

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. 

Scorevision Fan App

Follow volleyball and basketball games live from Pius X Flavin gym by using the Scorevision Fan App.

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

Reserve your yearbook now!

You can reserve your 2018-2019 yearbook online! Just follow this link: https://yearbookforever.com/schools/lincoln_pius_x_high_school_buy_yearbook_12543/115760 Don’t miss out – only pre-ordered yearbooks will be available for pickup in August. Reserve yours today!

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: Wednesdays: Jan. 16, Jan 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13, Feb. 20, Feb. 27, and Mar.6 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.