MS. TORI WILLIAMS, MODERATOR
Anime club provides a means for students interested in anime and manga to gain a better understanding and appreciation for Japanese history and culture while appreciating the art and animation techniques that are unique to this art form.
MS. CORINNA BRANNON, MODERATOR
St. Pius X Art Association is a student run organization that meets every other week on Thursdays after school. Our objective is to create work that is fun to make and to share our interest in art. In the Spring members participate in the Memory Project, which provides an opportunity for service hours and the SPX Annual Juried art show.
MRS. SILVIA GARCIA, MODERATOR
The Baking club provides students who want to explore an interest in baking and cooking the opportunity to share and develop their interest by sharing recipes, participating in contests, and trying out new recipes.
MRS. MEGGAN WILCAUSKAS, MODERATOR
Students gather monthly to choose a specific book to read and discuss.
MRS. MEGGAN WILCAUSKAS, MODERATOR
Students gather to play recreational chess.
MR. MIKE ABREU, MODERATOR
Chorus Club is a place for all students who enjoy singing and creating community to gather and make music together in a fun space. We will perform throughout the year at different school events. We meet on Tuesdays after school.
Current Events Club
MR. SEAN HILAND, MODERATOR
The Current Events Club provides a space for students to become familiar with and engage in major events taking place in order to expand their knowledge and interests. We will watch videos, hold discussions, and have engaging activities based on the topics voted most popularly by students. The club will also have service projects throughout the year that relate to these topics.
DR. EDYE SIMPSON, MODERATOR
Fashion Club is dedicated to students who are interested in learning more about the fashion industry/world of fashion and possibly even pursuing a career in the field.
Film and Photography Club
MS. ASHLEY CURLETTE, MODERATOR
Photography is a complex art form that requires lots of attention to composition and form. At SPX Film and Photography club, we will help people to explore this activity through different themes. The Film and Photo club is a student-run afterschool club that allows students to participate in activities like photography and filmmaking. We will meet two Tuesdays a month.
MR. TIM McCAULEY, MODERATOR
The St. Pius X Catholic High School Fishing Club’s mission is to catch big fish every time we hit the water, to improve ourselves on and off the water, to have fun, and most importantly, to do it in God’s name. Activities include fishing classes, casting lessons, fishing outings and service opportunities to keep our waterways clean.
MS. CARMEN SHYTLE, MODERATORS
The Game Club primarily plays Dungeons and Dragons, the world’s largest and most popular collaborative storytelling game. Students get to explore worlds of their own creation, share stories beyond belief, and achieve the impossible. Creativity and empathy are at the heart of both this game and this club.
MR. DAVID SABINO, MODERATOR
Garden Club is a club open to all students who enjoy growing, or would like to try it for the first time. Garden Club seeks to create a community of gardeners who enjoy cultivating plants and beautifying God’s world. By learning more about gardening skills and techniques, this club promotes a healthy relationship with the world around us. We will plant flowers and herbs around the school, and grow and take care of them.
Girl Power Club
MS. BRADY GWYNN, MODERATOR
The Girl Power Club is a safe space for students of all grades to support and celebrate the SPX female community. We focus on confronting issues with which teenage girls commonly struggle. This club spreads body positivity, female empowerment, and celebrates being a girl.
MS. ARLINE UMPIERRE AND MR. MATT WINESKI, MODERATORS
The Outdoor Club is designed to allow students to experience a variety of outdoor activities while also gaining more knowledge of various outdoor pursuits and appreciation for nature. We plan a group activity about once per month, and these can include hiking, rafting, fishing, star-watching, etc. We also meet regularly to discuss different topics such as cooking food outdoors, how to pitch tents, and other things that are of interest to students. The Outdoor Club also organizes a larger, end-of-year activity such as caving, camping, or whitewater rafting. Students are also involved in a service project each year which involves helping a local or state park with projects they need. Club meetings occur about once per month.
Sports Discussion Club
MRS. KATIE STILSON, MODERATOR
The Sports Discussion Club is a place for students to discuss professional sports and Pius sports. We will include NFL, NBA, and MLB franchises, as well as any other major sporting events going on at the time (Olympics, World Cup, etc.). We will look at current and past performance metrics to facilitate discussions as to how teams can improve; we will discuss trade and draft possibilities as other potential areas for improvement. In addition to discussions of various sports, we will compile playoff brackets and hold mock drafts and trades. This club is for sports fanatics, sports analytics enthusiasts, and those considering possible future careers in sports journalism, management, etc.; anyone is welcome! Meetings will take place every two weeks on average (dates will be announced based on club members’ availability) and will be held in Mrs. Stilson’s room (401).
MR. KEITH CORDELL, MODERATOR
The purpose of this group is to promote involvement in the technical aspects of theater and live-performance. The students become proficient in stage-lighting, live sound, set-building, equipment maintenance, stage-management, run-crew operations, and various other areas of theater technology.
Please see the Tech Crew page in the Arts section of this website.
World War II Club
MR. DENNIS RUGGIERO, MODERATOR
The World War II club begins its first year at St. Pius this fall. All students are welcome to discover, learn, and experience, the greatest and largest event in the last 120 years.
Students will learn through different mediums America’s involvement in both the Pacific theater and the European theater. Students will also learn about the personal sacrifices, losses, and ultimate victories from 1941-1945. This club will also ensure that students who participate will walk away feeling proud of the accomplishments that our men and women, and those on the homefront contributed to saving millions of lives, while at the same time defeating evil.