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Sophomore Gaby Franco tunes her guitar at the beginning of class in March. Franco along with sophomore group members Lily Stokes and Hannah Hungeling wrote and recorded an original song titled "After Him" based loosely on the movie "After."
Intermediate Guitar writes original songs for contest
Hunter Minne, Editor-in-Chief

The guitar program’s 7th Annual Songwriting Contest came to an end Friday, March 5th after almost a month of voting from St. Pius students and teachers. Featuring eight original song submissions from...

Junior Lucy Vrazel practices percussion for upcoming GHP interview.
St. Pius X nominates the best and brightest for Governor’s Honors Program
Ava Godbey, Staff Writer

Every year, schools across the state of Georgia nominate their brightest and most passionate students to the Governor's Honors Program....

1st Place Printmaking: "Gaze of the Leopard" by Isabelle Darling
Student artwork shines in Juried Arts Exhibition
Elizabeth Hong and Emalyn Yantis

This year’s annual Juried Arts Exhibition took place Friday, February 26, featuring juror Melissa Harshman, a professor at the...

Sarah Halbig (left) was name valedictorian, Sophia Ripoll (middle) salutatorian, and Cody Nelson (right) STAR student for the Class of 2021.
St. Pius X announces 2021 valedictorian, salutatorian, STAR student
Chloe Dierkes, Staff Writer

St. Pius X recently announced its highest academic honors for the Class of 2021, naming senior Sarah Halbig valedictorian, senior Sophia...

Faculty and students share their favorite parts of Sage Dining
Faculty and students share their favorite parts of Sage Dining
RJ Brewster and Casey Ver Meulen

Senior staff member RJ Brewster interviews social studies teacher Mr. Rowe Huggins and senior Evan Sitzmann and Ryan Kirschner about...

Fort Mountain
Adventurous getaways near Atlanta
Ellie Ballew, Staff Writer

If you ever want to go hiking or go on a fun adventure with friends, here are some outdoor escapes that are close to the busy city...

Junior Ava Nieman (2nd from right)  stands at a booth outside Oak Grove Market last fall to encourage young adults to register to vote.
Teens still able make political change even without the ability to vote
Elizabeth Hong, Co-Editor

Although junior Ava Nieman couldn’t vote in this previous election, one of her main focuses in 2020 was mobilizing the youth of Georgia...

Junior Karis Coleman dribbles past a Clarston defender during a game in February. The team advanced to the second round of the state playoffs this season.
“This team is very, very close. I think that is what makes us so special.”
Chloe Dierkes and Elizabeth Nark

The thought of high school basketball conjures up images of crowded stands, rowdy teens, and all star athletes swishing threes to their...

New battalion system promotes leadership, responsibility within football program
New battalion system promotes leadership, responsibility within football program
Alex Smith, Staff Writer
Strength and conditioning coach Ryan Liccardo introduced the competition to team last school year
The boys 200 Medley Relay team shows of their 1st place medals at the state meet. From left: junior Noah Daniels, junior Ayden Hess, senior Henry Halloran, freshman Zach Sutter.
Swim and dive teams bring home several individual titles at state meet
Jackson Long and Kevin Petersen

The swim and dive teams capped their season state meet February 2-3. Hosted at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center, the girls placed 2nd...

Drivers ed more effective online than in-person

Elizabeth Nark, Staff Writer
March 26, 2021

In the state of Georgia under Joshua's Law, 30 hours of drivers education is one of the requirements for a 16-year-old to get a driver's license. With Coronavirus affecting the entire world this past year,...

Students struggle to pay attention on Zoom

Alex Smith, Staff Writer
February 18, 2021

A year ago, most of us had never heard of Zoom. Now, we can’t imagine our lives without the video communications app, especially in the world of education. Battling Covid and quarantines is our new reality...

DDS or private driving school: Which road test should you take?

Hunter Minne, Editor-in-Chief
February 18, 2021

To many high school students, the ability to drive is the first taste of real freedom they experience. Not having to rely on your parents to drive you around but instead knowing how to do it yourself is...

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Say hello to the newest faculty member, Ed Sheeran

Chloe Dierkes, Staff Writer
April 1, 2021

As many St. Pius X students know, Mr. Brion Kennedy, our talented guitar teacher, is leaving us to teach at Harpeth Hall in Nashville, TN, which has produced many famous alumni including Reese Witherspoon...

Seaver Cat speaks out: “I am a cat of dignity”

April 1, 2021

In the wake of a tumultuous global crisis, one thing has stayed constant at St. Pius X--the famous Seaver Cat. Seaver Cat, the cat that roams the area near Seaver Field, is one of the most enigmatic figures...

Don’t trust the birds!

Hunter Minne, Editor-in-Chief
April 1, 2021

Life in the 21st century is a confusing mess of misinformation and unsettling truths. Staying informed is becoming steadily more difficult as more and more information from unreliable sources floods the...

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