Academics News

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2023
Purpose of Mini Class Night: This is an opportunity for you to experience firsthand what a typical day is like for your student. It is also a great opportunity to meet your student’s teachers. This is not a night for conferences, but rather just a meet-and-greet evening. Mini Class Night will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. in your student’s first period class. There is no homeroom as we have had in past years; please start in your student's first period class.  Please note: you must print your... Read More
Posted on Monday, September 12, 2022
Canvas Notifications Are you getting too many notifications about your child’s assignments from Canvas? Did you know you can customize these notifications so you only see the ones that matter most to you? Here’s how: Login to Canvas at using your family Google credentials Click on the banner that refers to Notification Preferences to go directly there, or if you aren’t seeing that, click on your account icon and then Notifications. You can click on each type of... Read More
Posted on Saturday, May 28, 2022
The English Department requires reading over the summer to keep our students' reading and critical thinking skills sharp. In addition to reading, annotating and/or completing reading assignments is also required. See the links below for specific directions. All English students must check their individual course for the reading assignments, annotation guidelines, and point-of-contact should they have any questions. Some courses require assignments in addition to annotating, so students... Read More
Posted on Monday, November 1, 2021
SAT/ACT Prep is a class offered outside of the regular school day for juniors and seniors who want extra preparation for the SAT and ACT tests. Classes are in-person and held on January 8, 15, and 22, 2022 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more information and to register, please click here.
Posted on Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Reminder! Senior Parent Yearbook Ads are due Thursday, October 21. For more information, please click here. 
Posted on Monday, September 27, 2021
Congratulations to the 2021-2022 National Merit Scholarship Award Recipients: National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists Matthew Bell Maxi Brogi Katie Graebner Same Grass Sam Hauck Elizabeth Hong National Merit Scholarship Commended Students Alex Cordovado Jacob Fleming Eric Hoang Brian Lieu Andrew Soha Claire Tharp College Board National African-American Scholar Gabrielle Harris College Board National Hispanic Scholars  Anna Finch Bailey Gilbert Ben Irastorza Bianca... Read More
Posted on Monday, August 16, 2021
Principal Dr. Edye Simpson and President John Favier were featured in the Georgia Bulletin's back to school issue this past weekend. Simpson is in her 17th year at St. Pius X. She is the first woman and first person of color to serve as principal of the school. She believes the goal of Catholic education is to build character as well as academic excellence and outstanding arts and sports programs. To read her full article, St. Pius X principal hopes to be a model for pursuit of dreams, please... Read More
Posted on Thursday, August 12, 2021
The role of Department Chair is to act in a leadership role and serve as a member on the Academic Council, striving to coordinate the overall academic program. The chair holds regular meetings and acts as a liaison between the department and the Studies Office. For the 2021-2022 academic year, we have five new chairs for the Computer Science and Business, Fine Arts, English, Theology, and World Languages Departments. Computer Science and Business Tonnie Cassandra Clemson University: M.Ed.... Read More
Posted on Thursday, August 12, 2021
The din of students traversing the hallways is a wonderful sound.  It signals brief moments throughout the school day when friends catch up or weekend plans are discussed.  Every once in a while, even some classwork might be mentioned in passing!  Needless to say, the beginning of our school year is underway, and the faculty and staff of St. Pius X are elevated by the enthusiasm of our students.  Last week, before the students arrived back on campus, all of our teachers gathered for our routine... Read More
Posted on Thursday, August 12, 2021
In the 2022 academic year, St. Pius X hired Mike Lancaster to be its first Safety, Security, and Compliance Director. Mr. Lancaster is responsible for patrolling the school grounds to ensure student safety and offer assistance for students using remote parking lots during the school day. He also assists in upholding the mission and vision of the school by enforcing the handbook policies and procedures. He serves as an additional resource for students.  Mike has been married to Lisa for 41... Read More


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