Here is a list of opportunities that are available to school-age children. These opportunities are provided by organizations not affiliated with St. Pius X / St. Leo School.
The Junior All-star Cougars is a fun dance activity that teaches girls in grades 3rd to 8th grade high school style pom, kick and hip-hop technique and choreography. It is a great stepping stone for girls interested in participating on a dance team in high school. The Junior All-star Cougars perform at some Gross Catholic Varsity basketball games and may perform at local high school dance competitions, depending on the ability level of the team. The Junior All-star Cougars are accepting new members and no experience or tryouts are necessary. Click here for more information or to register.
Gross Catholic High School important enrollment dates:
-Admissions and Practice Exam – Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 8:00 am (Check in and breakfast begin at 8:00 a.m., with parent informational presentation from 8:30 – 9:00 am. Optional school tours available after the presentation. Register on the link below and you can earn $1000 off of your tuition. All you have to do is take our exam and shadow a Gross Catholic student: https://grosscatholic.org/8th-grade-high-school-admissions-exam/?thcid=)
-Freshmen Enrollment Day – Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 3:30 – 6:30 pm
-Tuition Assistance Application Deadline – March 31, 2018
Earn scholarships to Roncalli Catholic High School bay taking their placement test on January 12, 2019 at 8:00 am. Lunch is provided after the exam. The 8th grade make-up exam and 6th/7th practice exam will be held on January 19 at 8:00 am. Check out their flier for more information.
Marian Placement Exam will be held on Saturday, January 12 from 8:00 am – noon. Eighth-grade girls who are interested in attending Marian next year are invited to take the Marian placement exam. Marian will use the placement exam scores to award scholarships, but they also use the scores to place students into their freshman courses. Students should arrive no later than 7:45 am with two #2 pencils and NO calculators. Please use the Performing Arts Center entrance on the north side of the building. Pizza and pop will be served after the exam is completed. Parents may pick up their daughters at noon. Please register here.
Marian Achievement Exam and Creative Sampler Workshops will be held on Saturday, January 26 from 8:00 am – noon for sixth and seventh grade girls. The achievement exam is a way for 6th and 7th graders to practice for the placement exam they will take as an eighth grader. It is not an admissions exam, but rather a helpful way for students, their parents, and Marian to measure their educational achievement level. Following the exam, students will enjoy one of the many fun activities featured in their Creative Sampler Workshops. The following workshops will be offered: basketball, chemistry, physics, speech and debate, slam poetry, journalism and music. EXAM DAY DETAILS: Please arrive no later than 7:45 am and enter via the Performing Arts Center doors on the north side of the building. Bring two #2 pencils. Calculators are not permitted. Pizza will be served after the workshops. Please register here. For more information about Marian, contact Molly Adams Woodman ‘97 at 402-571-2618 ext. 1161, or firstname.lastname@example.org
6th to 8th grade students are invited to join Skutt Catholic for their Middle School Band Fun Night. The event will be held on Friday, February 1 from 4:30-9:00 pm. The cost is $15 per student (includes dinner and t-shirt). Register by January 25 at skuttcatholic.com.
Music in Catholic Schools will hold a 40th Anniversary Benefit Dance and Silent Auction on Friday, February 1, 2019 from 7:30-10:30 pm at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish Center located at 5419 N 114 Street, with music by the Nebraska Wind Symphony Swingtones. Free dance instruction is 6:15-7:15 pm. Tickets at the door for $15 each for adults; $10 for seniors and students. Beverages and desserts are available for free-will donations. A special raffle will be held on chances to win a 40th anniversary ruby and diamond pendant necklace. Funds raised enable students with need to participate in band at their school. More info at Music in Catholic Schools website or 402-557-5600. Music in Catholic Schools is a parent pay band program in 22 Catholic and 3 Lutheran grade schools in the Omaha metro area. Outside income earned enables students with financial need to participate in band at their school.
The Marian Junior Crusaders is a competitive basketball program for girls in 3rd through 8th grade who are interested in attending Marian. The Junior Crusaders play in the Conqueror Basketball League and in local or regional tournaments. During the season, practices are held on Mondays and Wednesday. The Junior Crusader Basketball program fully supports and encourages players to play for their school teams. Here is the tryout schedule: 3rd and 4th grade girls on Sunday, March 3 from 5:00 – 6:15 pm; 5th grade girls on Wednesday, March 6 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm; 6th grade girls on Wednesday, March 6 from 7:30-9:00 pm; 7th grade girls on Monday, March 4 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm; 8th grade girls on Monday, March 4 from 7:30-9:00 pm. For more information and to pre-register, visit http://bit.ly/jrcrusaders. Questions? Contact Jr. Crusader Commissioner Todd Hoffman at 402-680-4545 or email@example.com.
St. Pius X / St. Leo School is a diverse community forming students
in the Catholic faith to excel in academics and service to others.
St. Pius X / St. Leo School is a diverse community forming students in the Catholic faith to excel in academics and service to others.