Pius X High School (Nebraska)
Infobox Education in the United States
name= Lincoln Pius X High School
streetaddress= 6000 "A" Street
superintendent= Reverend James Meysenberg
principal= Tom Korta
assistant_principals= Paul Pistulka
schooltype= high school
colors= Green, gold, and white ███
free_label_2= Rival schools
free_2= Beatrice High School
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Lincoln Pius X High School is the central Catholic
high schoolin Lincoln, Nebraskaand the Diocese of Lincoln. The school was founded October 1 1956by Bishop Louis B. Kucera. The school took Saint Pius X's motto, "Restore All Things In Christ" as its guiding mission.
As of 2007, its current Superintendent is Father James Meysenburg.
From www.piusx.net:"We opened on October 1, 1956 by Bishop Louis B. Kucera, Pius X High School was established as the central Catholic high school for the city of Lincoln and the Diocese of Lincoln. Since its earliest years, Pius has grown to over 1,000 students in grades 9-12, with over 80 faculty and staff made up of both religious and lay people. When the school was named after Pope St. Pius X, it took its patron’s motto, "To restore all things in Christ", as its guiding mission. This mission is evident in the academic opportunities and the variety of activities (clubs, athletics, and organizations) offered to students.
Pius X High School is proud of the close bond that is created among its many members. As evidenced by our thriving alumni organization and other supporters, all who are connected to the school in some way quickly become part of the Pius family. Whether you are a current member of the family, seeking to join the family, or simply a visiting guest, we invite you to "walk through" our school. Check our calendar of events or browse our monthly newsletter. The family is the basic unit of our church. Welcome to our family, and welcome to our home!"
On February 16, 2007, Pius X High School had the privilege of welcoming Former Nebraska Cornhusker football coach Dr.
Tom Osborneas a guest speaker. Mr. Osborne talked to the school about the importance of character and how one's character is shaped by everyday choices.
During the 2007-2008 school year, Pius X High School was made a member of the Catholic Honor Roll, distinguishing the top 50 Catholic High Schools in the United States of America.
* Rev. James Meysenburg, Superintendent
* Mr. Tom Korta, Principal
* Mr. Paul Pistulka, Assistant Principal
* Mrs. Jan Frayser, Guidance Director
Baseball - Boys
The boys baseball team is coached by Mr. Troy Charf. They won senior and junior legion districts in 2008 and the senior's finished second in state.
Basketball - Boys
The boys basketball team is coached by Mr. Ray Forycki.
Basketball - Girls
The girls basketball team is coached by Mr. Bill Rice.
Cross Country - Boys & Girls
The boys and girls cross country teams are coached by Mr. George O'Boyle.
Football - Boys
The Pius X High School
Footballteam is coached by Mr. Tim Aylward. And KIcks ass.
The Aldrich Years - 1955 to 1984 "Oh, to run the hill!"
154 Victories in 29 Seasons
1975 First year of NSAA Playoffs ~ Class B State Champions ~ Undefeated 10 - 0
1978 Class B State Champions ~ Undefeated 10 - 0
The Aylward Years - 1984 - Present
161 Victories in 23 Seasons...and counting
1995 Class B State Champions ~ Undefeated 13 - 0
1997 Class B State Champions ~ Undefeated 13 - 0
=1998 Class B State Champions = First team in Class B History to repeat as State Champs. Returned zero starters from the previous year.
2004 Class B State Champions ~ Defeated two-time reigning undefeated champion McCook High School.
Notable football program alumni include former
Oakland RaidersCenter Adam Treuand Iowa StateDefensive Lineman Paul Jarrett
In May 2008, the Pius X High School Football team lost a brother to a tragic heart trauma and now are dedicating the season to their brother who had fallen before them giving his life for hard work to show us the way. He left the world just the way he would want to joking with his little brother and working his tail off. WE LOST A BROTHER, WE GAINED A FAMILY. Our Friend John Liescheski Moved On To A Better Place. We Love You Man.
Golf - Boys
The girls golf team is coached by __________ .
Golf - Girls
The girls golf team is coached by __________ .
oftball - Girls
The girls Softball team is coached by __________.
Tennis - Boys
The boys Tennis team is coached by Mr. Bill Rice. 2008 State Champions!
Tennis - Girls
The girls Tennis team is coached by Mr. Bill Rice.
Track - Boys & Girls
The boys and girls track teams are coached by Mr. George O'Boyle.
Volleyball - Girls
The Pius X
Volleyballteam is coached by Jake Moore. In 2006, won the Class B State Championship beating Omaha Gross High School. In 2007, the Thunderbolts accomplished a repeat of the State Championship defeating Grand Island Northwest. The Volleyball Team also won State Championships in 1996, 1997 & 1998.
Wrestling - Boys
The boys wrestling team is coached by Jerry Clinch. The most recent state champion was Mike Seidl. He won gold in 2006.
The Theater department is headed by Mr. Moser [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYkAtT6Rqes] . All Theatre productions at Pius X are performed in the Learning and Performing Arts Center (L/PAC).
Recent Pius X Productions:
A Midsummer Knight's Dream
The Music Woman
Hide and Shriek
Bye Bye Birdie
10 by 10
Cheaper by the Dozen
Children of Eden
The Pius X Band performs in Class AAA in Nebraska. It is headed by Mike Murphy. In 2006, the Thunderbolt Bolt Marching Band completed its best season in school history earning an unprecedented two ratings of "Superior" and one "Excellent" rating. Starting out the marching season strong, Pius earned their first "Superior" rating since the 2006 season at their first contest hosted by
Lincoln High School.
Recent Marching Band Shows:
Jesus Christ Superstar
West Side Story
Pius X vocal department is headed by Mary Zimmer. Pius X has several vocal ensambles including Vocal Jazz a Men and Women's Jazz Group/Choir, Spectrum Singers a Men and Women's Show Choir, and Cantabella a Women's Concert Choir.
Pius X vocal department is headed by Mary Zimmer. Pius X has several vocal ensambles including X-Pressions a Men and Women's Concert Choir, Spectrum Singers a Men and Women's Show Choir, and Cantabella a Women's Concert Choir.
The Pius X-Change is the official school paper. It reports on Pius, Lincoln, Nebraska, and worldwide issues. It is currently under the leadership of Kaytlyn Mulinix and Tori Grdina, co-editors-in-chief. Graphics edited by Tommy Swanson.
The X-Change includes an award-winning center spread called "Speaking Out." Last year, a Fall 2006 edition of "Speaking Out" was awarded Fourth place in "In-Depth coverage" at the Nebraska Journalism state competitions.
Clubs offered at Pius
* Key Club
* Pro-Life Club
* Art Club
* International Club
* Literature Club
* SOADA Club
* National Honors Society
* Ladies' Schoenstatt
* Ministry Council
* Hackey Sack Club
* Club World Aid
* [http://www.piusx.net Pius X High School official website]
* [http://www.privateschoolreview.com/school_ov/school_id/16387 Private School Review profile of Lincoln Pius X]
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