Student Orientation and Support

Incoming freshmen, transfer students, and parents of all students are afforded several opportunities to get better acquainted with the Pius XI Catholic High School community.

In these events, lifelong friends are made and a bond is developed between new students and their new academic and faith home. It’s truly a memorable experience many students carry with them for the rest of their lives.

“Orientation was one of the most positive experiences I had at Pius XI. Before classes even started, I had a chance to get to know the school, find my locker, and make friends who I still consider my best friends today – more than five years after graduation!”
Emily Topczewski, Class of 2011

Freshman Get Acquainted Sleepover

Incoming freshmen are encouraged to register for this popular and fun overnight adventure with their new classmates that is held every summer prior to the start of classes.

In this overnight lock-in, students play games, eat together, and explore the ins-and-outs of their new school. From group prayer to laughing at breakfast, it’s the perfect icebreaker to kick off their Pius XI experience.

Dates for 2017-2018 School Year: TBD (please check back in spring of 2017)

To register now, complete the The Freshman Get Acquainted Sleepover Registration Form

New Student Orientation

Orientation prior to the regular start of classes is part of the curriculum for all freshmen and transfer students.

During these mandatory school days, incoming freshmen and students new to Pius XI learn the skills they need to be successful at Pius XI Catholic High School. From learning their way around the building – and how exactly mods work – to making friendships that last for years to come, many of our students cite this as a favorite high school experience.

Dates for 2017-2018 School Year: TBD (please check back in spring of 2017)

“What better way to get to know Pius XI than exploring the school with your new classmates? Orientation is an integral key to the success of our students – it really gets Freshman year off on the right foot.”
Ruth Regent-Smith, Pius Xi Faculty

Parent Orientation

Transitioning to high school isn’t just for students – it can be tough on parents too.

All current Pius XI parents are invited to an informative evening event to discover the expectations for the coming school year. Parents will have the opportunity to meet their student’s T.A.C. teacher, review student schedules, and meet Pius XI faculty and staff.

Date for 2017-2018 School Year: TBD (please check back in spring of 2017)