Academics News

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 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
Posted on Thursday, August 12, 2021
Dean of Students Maria Kepler joined the St. Pius X community in 2009 as a Latin and English teacher. In her years here, she has mentored students and teachers, served on numerous committees, and led the World Languages Department as Chair. She has also been awarded STAR teacher twice, as well as both Teacher of Excellence and Teacher of the Year. A graduate of Creighton University's program in Catholic School Leadership, Maria is excited to join the leadership team and strengthen our community... 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 Tuesday, August 10, 2021
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 7 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 Tuesday, July 6, 2021
The link to order your digital/print books -"Required Course Access Bundle" for the 2021-2022 school year is now available. Please order your books as soon as possible. EdTech BookStore Instructions (Read First) EdTech BookStore & Shelf (
Posted on Tuesday, June 29, 2021
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


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