The Student News Site of Xavier College Preparatory

XPress

The Student News Site of Xavier College Preparatory

XPress

The Student News Site of Xavier College Preparatory

XPress

The Student News Site of Xavier College Preparatory

XPress

2023-2024 Staff

MJ Martinez
Editor-in-chief

MJ Martinez

MJ is a senior. She is in XPress and on NEHS, NFHS, CSHS, Pierian Spring, Robotics, and the Writing Center. MJ likes to listen to music, read, write, and hang out with her friends in her free time. She likes to write about new...

Asiana Guang
Managing Editor

Asiana Guang

Asiana Guang is a senior at Xavier College Preparatory. At Xavier, she is a part of Executive Board Student Council, Mock Trial, and Student Ambassadors. Outside of school, Asiana enjoys reading, volunteering, and spending time...

Charley Fisher
News Editor

Charley Fisher

Charley Fisher is a junior at Xavier College Preparatory who enjoys volunteering her time with Xavier Young Vincentians and helping out with Pierian Spring, Xavier's art magazine. She participates in hot yoga with her mother an...

Olivia Garcia
Connect Editor

Olivia Garcia

Olivia Garcia is a junior at Xavier College Preparatory. At Xavier, she is involved in performance dance, Student Ambassadors, archery, and she is co-president of the Classical Music Club. Outside of school, Olivia enjoys spending...

Grace Thomas
Social Media Editor

Grace Thomas

Grace Thomas is a junior at Xavier College Preparatory. At Xavier, she is the XPress Liaison for the National English Honor Society and a member of National Honor Society, National Computer Science Honor Society, and Key Club....

Chloe Beery
Arts & Entertainment Editor

Chloe Beery

Chloe Beery is currently a junior at Xavier. She is a member of NHS and hopes to join clubs such as Xavier Young Vincentians and Key Club. In her free time, she enjoys baking, reading, and taking long naps. When she is not at...

Vivian Amoia
Sports Editor

Vivian Amoia

Vivian Amoia is a junior at Xavier College Preparatory. She is involved in several activities at Xavier including varsity track, Political Action Committee Xavier (PACX), Student Ambassadors, National Honor Society, and National...

Kate Lum Lung
Faith in Action Editor

Kate Lum Lung

Kate Lum Lung is a senior at Xavier College Preparatory. Currently, she is involved in Student Ambassadors and National English Honor Society. In her free time, she likes to travel, read, and cook. She also loves to work out,...

Jane Burkhardt
Staff Writer

Jane Burkhardt

Jane Burkhardt is a junior at Xavier College Preparatory. She is involved in National Honor Society, National English Honor Society, XPress Journalism Club, and is on Xavier’s varsity volleyball team. Outside of school, Jane...

Savannah Landrum Taylor
Staff Writer

Savannah Landrum Taylor

Savannah is currently a junior at Xavier. She is involved in PAX or "Politics at Xavier" and runs track and field for the school team. In her free time, she likes to read, journal, listen to music, and spend quality time with...

Ryan Young
Staff Writer

Ryan Young

Ryan is a junior at Xavier College Preparatory. She is involved in many clubs on campus, including Key Club, XPress, Students for Social Action, and Pierian Spring. In her free time, Ryan does pilates, babysits, reads, and spends...

Rachel Shprecher
Staff Writer

Rachel Shprecher

Rachel Shprecher is a junior at Xavier College Preparatory.  Rachel is involved in Zero Club and Key Club.  Outside of school, she is a member of National Charity League, Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation Teen Board,...

Maggie Mostoller
Staff Writer

Maggie Mostoller

Maggie Mostoller is a junior at Xavier College Prep. She is a part of the Xavier cross country team in the fall and Xavier’s track and field team in the spring. She enjoys cooking and spending time with friends and family. Maggie...

Kylie Barr
Staff Writer

Kylie Barr

Kylie Barr is a sophomore at Xavier College Prep. She plays beach volleyball and during her free time she mostly plays beach volleyball and goes for runs. She loves to spend time with her family and friends. Kylie enjoys staying...

Laney Pearl
Staff Writer

Laney Pearl

Laney Pearl is a senior at Xavier and she is in Key Club. During her free time, she enjoys reading, writing, and hanging out with friends and family. Laney has always loved writing and she looks forward to improving her wr...

Ellie Hilsabeck
Staff Writer

Ellie Hilsabeck

Ellie Hilsabeck is a junior at Xavier College Preparatory. She has run on the cross country and distance track team for three years now, and been involved with the Student Ambassadors club for two years. In her free time she likes...

Mckayla Schmal
Staff Writer

Mckayla Schmal

Mckayla Schmal is a sophomore at Xavier College Preparatory. At Xavier, Mckayla wants to be involved in the XPress, Xavierian, Student Ambassadors, Students For Social Action, Gators Giving Back, and Transfer Club. Outside of...

Katie Bizzozero
Staff Writer

Katie Bizzozero

Katie Bizzozero is a sophomore who likes to play softball for Xavier in the spring and who is also involved in Key Club.  During her free time she plays club softball and dog-sits around her neighborhood. She makes sure to ma...

Grace de Souza
Staff Writer

Grace de Souza

Grace de Souza is a senior at Xavier College Preparatory. She is involved in French Club, Transfer Club, and Key Club. In her free time, she enjoys watching Gossip Girl and The OC. Her favorite thing about journalism is being ...

Kylie Weisheit
Staff Writer

Kylie Weisheit

Kylie Weisheit is a sophomore at Xavier where she plays badminton. In her free time, she reads, hangs out with family or friends, or bakes. She hopes to improve her writing through journalism this year.

Grace McDonald
Staff Writer

Grace McDonald

Grace McDonald is a junior at Xavier College Preparatory. Through the high school team and outside of school, Grace is a tennis player in which she can challenge herself while demonstrating determination and dedication. She is...

Lola Lysak
Staff Writer

Lola Lysak

Lola Lysak is a junior at Xavier College Prep. She is part of the XCP varsity swim team and the French Club. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching Gilmore Girls, and listening to music. She looks forward...

Adelaide Luna
XPress Freelancer

Adelaide Luna

Adelaide Luna is a senior at Xavier College Preparatory. She is involved in National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Brophy's Native American Club and Xavier's cross country and track teams. In her free time Adelaide...

Mariella Cusano
Club Photographer

Mariella Cusano

Mariella is a freshman at Xavier College Preparatory, where she participates in eSports. During her free time, she enjoys reading, volunteering, and spending time with her family. She hopes to one day pursue a career in sports jo...

Kaitlyn Hoffman
Club Photographer

Kaitlyn Hoffman

Kaitie Hoffman is a freshman. She is in four clubs/sports at Xavier: Key Club, Mu Alpha Theta, Hot Shots, and, of course, XPress! She also does gymnastics, which takes up most of her free time. When she’s not at school, prac...

Brian Mostoller
Adviser

Brian Mostoller

Mr. Brian Mostoller was a high school newspaper adviser in Oregon during the 1990s, and this is his fourth year at Xavier College Prep with XPress. His wife Wendy is Xavier’s math department co-chair, his son Brady is a freshman...