Academics News

Posted on Sunday, January 7, 2018
Due to the possibility of dangerous driving conditions such as icy overpasses, roadways or driveways in your area, and out of an abundance of caution for our young drivers, school will close on Monday, January 8, 2018. We adjusted our school closing (from the previously posted delayed start) due to other school closures, including Dekalb County Schools and Atlanta Public Schools, as well as the closure of the Chancery and fellow Archdiocesan schools. Stay safe tomorrow if you need to travel... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Click here to view helpful tips and reminders from the Counseling Office prior to exam week.
Posted on Friday, December 8, 2017
Registration for the upcoming SAT Prep Class is now open. SAT Prep is a class offered outside of the regular school day for juniors and seniors who are interested in extra preparation for the SAT tests. Though students are continually preparing for the test in the regular curriculum offered by St. Pius X, some students will benefit from some intentional tutoring and practice before taking the SAT test. Dates: Saturday, January 6, 13, and 20, 2018 Time: 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Cost (includes the... Read More
Posted on Monday, November 13, 2017
After the Thanksgiving break, students will return to school at 8:00am on Monday November 27 and report to Homeroom first. This is a change from earlier school calendars which listed the day as an 8:40am start.
Posted on Monday, October 2, 2017
We have a brand new process regarding senior parent ads for the 2018 yearbook. All ads will be created and purchased online directly through our yearbook publishing company using the website After selecting the size you wish to purchase, you will then have the option of uploading a finished product or choosing from a selection of templates and design tools to build your ad. Detailed instructions can be found here. All ads are due Tuesday, November 7. If you have any... Read More
Posted on Monday, September 11, 2017
**UPDATE, WEDNESDAY, SEPT 13 6:45am** Power has been restored to campus. We will begin our school day at 11:00am. As I am sure you know, many are still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Irma. We were very fortunate in that there was no damage to the school. However, power has yet to be restored on campus. We are scheduling an 11:00am late start for Wednesday, September 13 with a normal dismissal. A special schedule will be implemented to accommodate all class periods. In the event... Read More
Posted on Monday, August 14, 2017
On Monday, August 21, 2017, St. Pius X will fall in the 97th percent of totality for the eclipse of the sun. In preparation for the eclipse, the school has purchased special viewing glasses for all faculty, staff, and students. The school has developed a special schedule for the day and we will have an assembly at the end of the day in the stadium to watch the eclipse. It is imperative that we have your assistance at home in stressing to your students that they follow the instructions given... Read More
Posted on Monday, August 7, 2017
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 homeroom. After homeroom, you will then proceed to first period and follow your student’s class schedule at the conclusion of each period. Please note: You must... Read More
Posted on Friday, August 4, 2017
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 are available at the bottom of each class list or by clicking this link here. Freshman CP reading assignments are attached to your class list. If you have difficulty locating any books, you can order... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The SAT Prep Course is offered outside of the regular school day for St. Pius X juniors and seniors. The class will benefit students who are interested in extra preparation for the SAT test. Tips and strategies for the ACT will also be part of the instruction. The class is offered once at the start of each semester. Dates: Saturday, August 12, 19, and 26, 2017 Time: 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Cost (includes the SAT Prep book): $200.00 if registered on/before August 3; $225.00 on August 4 or after... Read More


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