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The new shark exhibit at the Georgia Aquarium features five different species of sharks and 1.2 million gallons of water.
Georgia Aquarium opens brand new shark exhibit
Ellie Ballew, Staff Writer

Looking for something to do in your free time? Well, the Georgia Aquarium is now open and bigger than ever! After two years of planning and construction, the aquarium just opened its newest exhibit,...

Dance, music programs collaborate for virtual Christmas Concert
Dance, music programs collaborate for virtual Christmas Concert
Elizabeth Hong, Editor-in-Chief

While this year may have been a bit dismal, the St. Pius X Dance Company invites you to have some fun as 2020 comes to an end by watching...

Senior Clara Chase gives blood in the back gym at the Red Cross blood drive in October. St. Pius X collected 100 pints of blood, which will go on to save 300 lives.
Students, faculty contribute to successful blood drive
Ellie Ballew, Staff Writer

Would you be willing to give a pint of your blood to save three lives? Dozens of students and faculty answered that question with a...

The Marching Golden Lions take the field at a home football game in September. They also performed in three competitions this year.
Despite obstacles, marching band delivers strong performances this season
Chloe Dierkes, Staff Writer

As most people know, the Marching Golden Lions bring spirit and beat to every pep rally and football game. What many people don’t...

All teens want for Christmas is...
All teens want for Christmas is...
Chloe Dierkes, Staff Writer

Are you having trouble finding the perfect present for your favorite high school student? Well, look no further! Watch the video above...

Since his first year as principal in 2000, Mr. Spellman has watered these plants just inside the main lobby every Friday. He has a few more in his office as well, and said he plans on giving them to someone who will take care of them when he retires this month.
"Now we have a nice little family"
Ava Godbey, Staff Writer

It is no secret that St. Pius X president Mr. Steve Spellman has a soft spot for his beloved students, but did you know that he's also...

Students share their plans for Christmas break amid Covid concerns
Students share their plans for Christmas break amid Covid concerns
RJ Brewster, Staff Writer

Throughout the year of 2020 many things have changed. From online concerts, zoom calls with family, and even virtual school, we’ve...

Senior quarterback Dennis O
Football season ends with loss in second round of state playoffs
Jackson Long, Staff Writer

Last weekend, the St. Pius X football team lost in the second round of the state playoffs to Cartersville 31-19. After coming off of...

Senior Will Pentecost wrestles an opponent from Chamblee high school last season. Pentecost is one of  three seniors on the team this year.
Wrestling season underway
Casey Ver Meulen, Staff Writer

The wrestling team kicked off their season in November, and they’ve already earned wins against 7A schools such as Parkview and Berkmar....

Senior Isabelle Lee (High Point University) and Renee Lyles (Clemson University) celebrate their signing day on November 11 with head soccer coach Sara Schmitt.
Officially official
Emmy Glenn, Staff Writer

Senior soccer players Renee Lyles and Isabelle Lee both had their official college signing day on Wednesday, November 11, with Lyles...

Applying to college in the midst of a pandemic

Lauren Ashe, Staff Writer
January 8, 2021

At the beginning of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic brought an early end to the class of 2021’s junior year. Junior year is known as the most difficult and important year of high school, as many colleges...

To drive or to be driven, that is the question

Elizabeth Nark, Staff Writer
December 2, 2020

It’s 6:00 a.m. on a Monday morning. The sunshine peeks through my blinds when all of a sudden, the beeping of my alarm clock startles me awake. I get dressed and brush my hair, pulling the strands off...

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“We all knew comp cheer was a homewrecker”

Nicole Gresham, Staff Writer
April 2, 2020

Last month, social studies teacher Mr. Sean Hiland announced his decision to resign from the position as head debate coach of St. Pius X Catholic High School.  “I was absolutely shocked,” senior...

Track team threatens to strike

John McKimmy, Staff Writer
April 2, 2020

As smaller and smaller margins of the world accumulate greater portions of its wealth, the working class of the world are striking back. Protests in France, Chile, Haiti, Colombia, Germany, and the rest...

Seniors, and a teacher, head to college

Anna Buyarski, Staff Writer
April 1, 2020

We’ve all heard about the amazing colleges our seniors plan to attend in the fall. They span from north to south, east to west, small to big, fun to Catholic. Let’s take a moment to shine a spotlight...

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