the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


About A&E
Arts & Entertainment covers the various wondrous events concerning dance, theater, music and visual arts that Xavier displays.
The “SIX” ASU Gammage gammbill is held in front of the national tour set. “SIX” came to Gammage from October 4-9, 2022.
ASU Gammage: Connection made to audience
Olivia Garcia, Staff Writer • February 9, 2023

No matter where you are in the world, there will always be music, dance, theater and art. Whether you are going to see “SIX” the musical...

Sejal Patel walks the red carpet at the Young Artist Academy. On this day she received her second place award for Outstanding Director for her film, “Life with the Patels.”
Sejal Patel places second for Outstanding Director Award
Dina Gorman, Arts & Entertainment Editor • February 2, 2023

It's not every day that a high school student walks the red carpet, but Xavier College Preparatory’s own junior, Sejal Patel, created an outstanding...

“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

For nine of Xavier’s most talented artists, third period is a time to hone their artistic abilities and spend time with an incredible group....

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

Read the stories below to check out the most recent additions and changes to theater at Xavier and Brophy. Topics include the Bronco Room sketch...

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

Stark Gallery, donated by the Stark family, opened its doors in 2001. Currently Alison Dunn and Nissa Kubly, directors of Stark, decide what...

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Xavier dancers dance as shepherds in Xaviers Christmas Pageant.
Xavier's 2021 Christmas Pageant
Layla Torres, Editor-in-Chief • December 9, 2021

2020-21 sports wrap-up video
Campbell Linaman, Sports Editor • May 11, 2021

Xavier's volleyball, soccer, and beach volleyball teams executed amazing plays during games this year.

Beloved Xavier trees become new benches
Jenna Burch, Staff Writer • May 11, 2021

Some trees from Xavier's back courtyard were causing some problems with the tennis courts so Xavier decided to make them into new benches for...

Senior student council dances at the Spring Rally
Natalia Gomez del Campo , Staff Writer • May 10, 2021

Senior Student Council performs for the freshman and seniors watching the Spring Rally in the AC.

Spiritline 5-man stunt takes state
March 30, 2021

Xavier's Spiritline Team competed in the 5 man stunt competition and won first place at the Arizona state championship.