Technology

St. Pius offers a wide variety of technology for student use.  Students attend technology class starting in kindergarten and continue through eighth grade. Some highlights of our technology:

  • SMART Board in all classrooms kindergarten through eighth grade.
  • Laptops for student use in each classroom grades 4-8.
  • Ipad carts for grades K-4.
  • Ipad cart for grades 5-8.
  • Chromebooks designated for the science room, grades 6-8.  
  • Chromebook cart for student use grades 5-8.
  • Sphero robots for use with iPads.  These robots teach programming skills to students of all ages.
  • Digital and video cameras

Online Resource for Student and Teacher Use:

  • Schoolspeak (online grading and announcements)
  • Discovery Education (for video streaming)
  • Grolier Online (encyclopedia for research projects)
  • IXL - junior high math
  • Mystery Science (online science curriculum for grades K-5 with video and hands-on activities)
  • Discovery Education Science (online science curriculum with video and interactive features
  • Typing Club for typing instruction and tracking
  • Gmail address for students in grades 6-8 for Google Docs and collaboration