St. Pius X High School strives to foster spiritual, physical, intellectual, and social growth in all students. Recognizing the importance of technology in our world, we believe it necessary to:
Incorporate technology into the instructional process to encourage problem-solving, critical thinking, and global learning
Promote student-centered learning
Use technology to increase the effective use of time for both students and faculty
Provide appropriate technology resources for students. faculty, and staff, so that they are able to communicate with all stakeholders and maximize learning opportunities
Empower students and staff with technical literacy skills
Ethical and responsible usage will underscore all elements of technology use at St. Pius X High School.
St. Pius X High School believes that technology is integral to student learning. Faculty members have received training to incorporate technology into their classes in order to enhance curriculum. Students must be able to use a variety of technology today in order to be prepared for the technology of tomorrow. In light of this, St. Pius continues to invest in its technology program, which includes:
School issued email accounts through Google Apps for Education which include Google Drive for collaboration, free word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation apps, and cloud storage
Mac lab with 23 iMacs
Classrooms equipped with TV's or projectors
Skyward (online grades, schedules, attendance information, standardized test scores, activities, academic history and report cards).
St. Pius X High School encourages the use of technology, including personal wireless devices, to promote learning. Wireless devices will NOT operate on the school's network unless they have been registered. Such devices include:
iPad or other tablets
iPhone or other smartphones
other devices as requested
IT Support staff can register devices as needed throughout the school year. The registration process is brief and wireless access lasts until the end of current school year.