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Posted on Friday, February 22, 2019
Extra! Extra! Bonnie Spark Endowment Needs Your Support! Goal is to Raise $20,000 by March 10 A generous donor is offering a $5,000 dollar-for-dollar match for all gifts to the Bonnie Spark Endowment Fund for the Theatrical Arts. The campaign runs now through the end of the spring musical, Newsies, which debuts March 7 and concludes on March 10. The campaign will be announced at all shows, and donations (credit cards, checks, cash) will be taken in the lobby. All gifts made prior to Newsies,... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, January 22, 2019
The 15th Annual Juried Arts Exhibition will be held on Friday, March 1 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the Young Center.  Join us for a very special "red carpet" evening to see the fabulous art and to support our talented students!  A reception will follow the awards ceremony and all are welcome at this free event. If you plan to attend, it is advisable to arrive by 6:30 p.m. to see the show and get a seat. Keith Rosemond II '04 is the juror for this year's exhibition.   Born and raised in Atlanta,... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2018
The St. Pius X Women's and Men's Chorus Ensembles will present their Fall Concert on Thursday, October 25 at 7 p.m. in the Young Center. The Concert will feature a variety of music ranging from the Baroque Period to Folk to Contemporary Pop. Accompanying the Chorus will be St. Pius X Assistant Band Director, Mr. Ian LaBreck, on trumpet. Admission to the concert is FREE so come out and support the Chorus and enjoy a night of great music. Please visit our website at www.spx.org/SPAS or email us... Read More
Posted on Monday, October 15, 2018
The Pius Players open this season on October 19 with Antigone by Sophocles, a modern adaption by Bonnie Roberts. Our production, set in the 60s, features music, film, and costumes from the hippie era. Musical accompaniment, on percussion, will be performed by Mr. Matt Lammers, from our own St. Pius X Science Department. Tickets will be on sale this week in the cafeteria during all lunch periods. The performances are Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, October... Read More
Posted on Thursday, April 26, 2018
Four St. Pius X art students received awards for their pieces in the Congressional Art Competition, which is held annually every spring in each congressional district throughout the nation. Logan Maiolo took third place for her painting in the Sixth Congressional District Art Competition. Sophia DeLurgio and Shannon Kang received Honorable Mentions for their individual pieces.  Rep. Karen Handel presented each with their awards. Elizabeth Patton won second place in the Fourth Congressional... Read More
Posted on Monday, April 23, 2018
The St. Pius X Chorus will present their final concert of the year during eighth period on Monday, May 7 in the Young Center (beginning at 2:15 p.m.). This free concert features pop music selections performed by the Men’s Ensemble, Women’s Ensemble, Combined Chorus, and soloists. Email spas@spx.org for more information. Spring Chorus Concert Monday, May 7 Young Center for Performing Arts 8th period (@ 2:15 p.m.)
Posted on Thursday, April 19, 2018
On Tuesday, May 1, St. Pius X will host an amazing music event with guest speaker Janie Hendrix, famed artist Jimi Hendrix's sister. There will be a feature film of Jimi Hendrix performing at the Atlanta Pop Festival in 1970, followed by a discussion and Q&A session with Janie, current CEO of Experience Hendrix, LLC. The event will begin promptly at 3:30 p.m. and conclude around 5:30 p.m. (depending on length of Q&A session). This event is free for St. Pius X students, their families... Read More
Posted on Monday, April 9, 2018
This year we had quite a few students receive recognition at the Congressional Art Competition in both the 6th and 4th districts. In the 6th district presided over by Karen C. Handel, senior Logan Maiolo won third place, while Seniors Shannon Kang and Sophia DeLurgio won honorable mentions. Pictured right left is Steve Penley, Atlanta artist and this year's juror for the 6th district talking about his choices while the students and staff look on. In the 4th district presided over by... Read More
Posted on Thursday, March 8, 2018
Congratulations to the following students for their recognition in the 14th Annual Juried Visual Arts Exhibition. PRESIDENT’S AWARDS Ian Jezak: “Lynx” Emmie Barnhardt: “The Sun Also Rises” Lauren Fairleigh: “Agape” Logan Maiolo: “Matty B” PRINCIPAL’S AWARDS Kyra Graap: “Self Portrait” Kassia Jezak: “Out of My Reach” Andrew Gray: “Blue Canyon” Mary Reynolds: “Cloud Fever” PHOTOGRAPHY Grey Kenna: Honorable Mention “World of Sun” Katherine Hally: Honorable Mention “Vanitas Vanitatum... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2018
The bright lights and fabulous music of Broadway come to St. Pius X as the Pius Players present Best of Broadway, a musical revue featuring selections from past shows in honor of the school’s 60th anniversary in 2018! Join us on March 8-10 at 7 p.m. and March 11 at 2 p.m. for show-stopping numbers from The Sound of Music, West Side Story, The Wiz, Newsies and Les Misérables to name a few performed by the talented Pius Players and a few special guests. Tickets are $10. For more information,... Read More

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