Pope John Freshman Receives Award for Artwork

Pope John XXIII Freshman, Kayce Kallhoff recently received an award from Spirit Catholic Radio station for a Divine Mercy poster contest she entered last year when she was an 8th grader.  She was was selected as runner-up for her poster…

Pope John XXIII High School Preparing for Homecoming Week

Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School will celebrate Homecoming Week, beginning on September 25th. The 2016 Royalty will be crowned in ceremonies beginning at 7:00 pm in the St. Boniface Gym on Sunday, September 25th.  Activities planned…

Pope John XXIII Students Honor 50th Anniversary with Ceremony

On May 6, 1966, Omaha Archdiocesan School Superintendent Msgr. Roman C. Ulrich called together 14 representatives from the parishes of St. John the Baptist, St. Bonaventure, St. Boniface, St. Francis, St. Theresa, and St. John to discuss the building of the Central Catholic High School in Elgin, Nebraska. This school would be built, maintained, and operated by the corporation representing these six parishes.

Pope John Students Mandated by Archbishop Lucas

Seven Pope John XXIII high school students were mandated as lectors and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC) Wednesday night, September 7th at a special 7:00 pm Mass.

2016 Pope John XXIII Graduate Wins Second Place in AKSARBEN Art Contest

A recent Pope John XXIII graduate, Chase Preister of Petersburg, won Second Place in the Grades 9-12 Division of the AKSARBEN Agricultural Art Contest. He was recently notified that the AKSARBEN Purple Ribbon

Pope John XXIII Students Carry a New Kind of Book

Pope John XXIII junior and high school students received a new kind of book to carry this school year. Chromebooks were issued to every student for use at home and at school during the school year. The Google-inspired device includes a built-in keyb

Pope John XXIII Class of 2016 Exceeds State ACT Average Score

The Archdiocese of Omaha recently released information regarding the performance of its students on the ACT – a college readiness exam. 17 Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Omaha have beaten their ACT composite score setting a new archdiocesan record

Anne Meis Receives Tribute at FFA Meeting

Anne Meis was the guest speaker at the August FFA meeting held at the KC Hall. Anne presented on her LEAD experiences and her work as a board member of the Nebraska Soybean Board of Directors. A special treat was in store for the FFA members and Anne as Northeast Community College was ther

Pope John Welcomes Former Teacher and Principal

As Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School enters a year-long celebration of its 50th year, past students, faculty and staff are welcome to visit the school. This past week, Sister Mary Diez walked the halls of Pope John once again. She taught high school English, Humanities, French, and Religion to many of the 200 students enrolled in Pope John from 1970-1976 and was part of the Administrative Team from 1973-75. Sister Mary was also an advisor for the school paper and speech team.