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National Honor Society. A Pius XI Tradition

The National Honor Society at Pius XI is a member of the Oak Leaf Chapter of the national organization and has been an active organization over the course of many decades.

As a chapter of the national group that has been in existence since the 1920s, Pius XI is rooted in the tradition of academic excellence and scholarly growth.

Begin Your NHS Journey

Students are invited to apply to the National Honor Society if they are sophomores or juniors and have a cumulative grade point of 3.75 or above. Members are selected to become NHS members by a group of five Pius XI teachers as in accordance with the rules of the national organization.

The NHS is a service organization. Members are encouraged to participate in and promote service opportunities for their church, for their community, and for their school.

2018 Pius XI NHS Application

Service and Fundraising Opportunities

  • Bell ringing and general assistance to the Salvation Army during the Christmas seasons
  • Tutoring in the library
  • Assisting at an auction to raise funds for hemophilia
  • A band concert raising funds for the Pediatric Cardiac Unit of St. Joseph’s Hospital in honor and memory of Alyssa Pape
  • A breakfast in the Union raising money for the Heifer Fund
  • Bake sales to raise money for the March of Dimes and the Heifer Fund
  • A food drive of nonperishable items for a food pantry

Pius XI offers an exceptional educational experience grounded in four core pillars of excellence

• Living the Faith
• College-Ready Academics
• Renowned Arts Program
• Winning Athletics

Award-winning faculty are scholars in their own right and committed to student success

• 100+ courses
• 12 Advanced Placement classes
• Customized Tailored Curriculum
• Engage students in intellectual dialogue
• Cultivating lifelong learning

Pius XI is a warm and welcoming community of global learners

• Diverse, International Community
• Broad World Perspective
• Academic Prowess
• Respect and Dignity of Others
• Deep Appreciation of Peers

Upon graduation, our students are prepared with life skills to succeed

• 93% of Pius XI graduates continue their education at a four-year university or college
• After attaining a Bachelors degree, 32% of grads will pursue an advanced degree
• Pius XI grads have been chosen by every Ivy League and Big 10 School