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For the last part of the Lights Out Rally, some of the teachers do a dance before announcing the winners of the Lights Out Rally screaming contest. The teachers danced to Michael Jackson’s hit, “Thriller.”
Xavier rallies spark excitement
Jane Burkhardt, Staff Writer • December 8, 2022
Dean Denise Macrina shows the new tardy system, which was a catalyst for the new referral system.  Hopefully, Xavier students visit her inviting office out of choice, and not because of infractions.
Teachers input referrals
Lauren Wehner, XPress Freelancer • December 1, 2022
The members of the BNAC support saving Oak Flat. They attended the Oak Flat Unity Summit in Washington D.C. this November. Kiana Beazley ‘24, Emily Manuelito ‘24, Berdina Riggs ‘23 and Ariana Shellwater ‘23 are among the pictured.
Xavier members of Native American Club support Save Oak Flat Act in D.C.
Julianne Veloria, Staff Writer • December 1, 2022
Xavier families, friends and guests gather outside in the Hart Family Plaza for the holiday auction. Guests bid on gift baskets and other items as the live 
auction begins.
A night of auction proclaims success under desert sky
Olivia Garcia, Staff Writer • November 17, 2022
At the November qualifier, the Xavier archery team celebrates the completion of the tournament. It is the most recent tournament the team has participated in and it looks forward to any upcoming ones.
XCP Hotshots and Archery shoot toward goals
Morgan Greenwood, Staff Writer • December 8, 2022
Genevieve George dives into the water at the 2019 state finals. Her performance in the Girls 100 Backstroke earned her 2nd place.
Genevieve George perseveres through hardships to place at state
Vivian Amoia, Staff Writer • December 1, 2022
On November 1, Jennifer Gillom walks off the stage with her AZ Hall of Fame award after giving her speech. Gillom was the first inductee to be handed her award.
Basketball coach journeys to greatness with her team
MJ Martinez , Sports Editor • November 17, 2022
Scoreboard
“Waiting,” a charcoal piece by AP Studio Art student Mary Virgina Vietor. This piece was made from an all-class prompt given to students by instructor Alison Dunn.
AP Studio Art fosters close-knit community of artists
Chloe Beery, Staff Writer • December 8, 2022
Mark Stoddard introduces himself as the director to the audience on September 29. The audience was eager for the play to begin and to learn the backstory of Peter Pan.
Xavier-Brophy Theater: Here's what's new
Gabriella Fisko, Staff Writer; Dina Gorman, A&E editor December 6, 2022
Susan Allred’s piece, Range, inspired by older English literature, is a young woman’s muddy skirt. The mud represents how women would exercise their rights and showcases how beautiful and difficult the process can be.
Stark Gallery: An art gallery for education, not profit
Charley Fisher, Staff Writer and Best of SNO award-winning writer • December 1, 2022