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Posted on Monday, March 23, 2020
The votes are tallied! With six of eight picks correct this round, Gianna Zimmerman moves to first place. Ms. Carney is  #1 in the faculty & staff competition. Weight training's power march forward was stopped in its tracks by AP Psychology. There are two inter-department match-ups this round, and we could be headed for a Newspaper v Yearbook showdown!  Vote by clicking the link in your email by Wednesday morning at 8 am —  don't miss your chance to influence the outcome and help name the... Read More
Posted on Monday, March 16, 2020
Attention students! Are you having withdrawal symptoms from no NCAA Basketball? We have the solution! SPX Electives Madness Submit your bracket, then vote now through March 30 to see which elective will be crowned Champion! Entry Details: Submitting a (legible with your name on it) bracket gets you an entry into a random drawing for one of four $25 Roar Store Gift Certificates.  All grade levels are eligible to enter. One entry per student. The winning bracket will get a $50 Chik-Fil-A ... Read More
Posted on Monday, March 16, 2020
As we begin the uncharted territory of distance learning at St. Pius X we know that some of you have realized that you need some additional materials from your locker.  In order to facilitate those needs, we will have 1 (one) opportunity for you to collect items from your locker, but there are parameters attached. We are actively practicing social distancing here at school and require that you do the same. You may arrive on campus, park behind the building, and proceed directly to your locker... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Are your students prepared for future college courses, careers, and life in general? Encourage them to sign up for electives within the Business and Computer Science Department when registering for next year’s classes. All of the courses are geared to prepare them for the future!  Computer science allows students to be creators in our digital economy, not just consumers. They can use computing to help people, to solve problems, and to be creative. You can find more detailed course information... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Before the holidays, students in Theology teacher Mr. Dennis Ruggiero's Genocide and Holocaust class traveled to the nation's capitol to tour the city and visit the National Holocaust Museum. Mr. Ruggiero has been teaching the popular, senior-only elective course for nearly 20 years. To read more about the trip, please click here for an article written by Golden Lines student writer Nicole Gresham.
Posted on Thursday, October 31, 2019
Written by Golden Lines Staff Writers A small group St. Pius X students traveled to Clemson University on Saturday, October 19 to compete in the 47th Annual Poetry Declamation Contest. Sponsored by Clemson’s Department of Languages, the event featured middle school and high school students from Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina reciting poems from memory in one of nine different languages, including Japanese, Chinese, Italian, Russian, and American Sign Language. The St. Pius... Read More
Posted on Monday, June 17, 2019
Dates:  Saturday, August 3, 10, and 17, 2019 (Please note, the first class is prior to the first day of school. This was done so there would not be class on the day of the August SAT. Please plan accordingly.) Time: 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Cost (includes the SAT/ACT Prep material): $200.00 if registered before July 25, 2019; $225.00 if July 26, 2019 or after. Materials needed: Pencils and calculator (necessary for the math section) Teachers: Mrs. Jan Collier and Ms. Dena Peck Click here to... Read More
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2019
The English Department requires reading to expand your general knowledge and encourage active engagement with big ideas. Annotating and/or completing reading assignments is your chance to have a conversation with the author and compose your own responses to the ideas presented. Tips for annotating specific to each level are available at the links on the Summer Reading for the Class of 2023 page at spx.org (look for the hammock!). Freshman CP reading assignments, in addition to annotating, are... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Re-enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year is open. Your FACTS account will automatically be charged your non-refundable re-enrollment fee unless you contact the Business Office by the deadline to let them know you do not intend to return next year. The deadline to complete your forms is Friday, February 22. Families who do not complete the forms on time will be charged a $50 late fee each month until all are submitted. Re-enrollment forms will be completed using your PowerSchool PARENT... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Senior Kemper Higgins has been selected to speak at Ebenezer Baptist Church on Monday in front of leaders from around the country and a national audience at the 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr Commemorative Service on Monday, January 21 at Ebenezer Baptist Church downtown.   The King Commemorative Service  features diverse students and dignitaries from around the world.  Each student will receive speaking lines and excerpts of Dr. King's 1961 speech at Lincoln University, The American Dream. ... Read More

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