the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


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Arts & Entertainment covers the various wondrous events concerning dance, theater, music and visual arts that Xavier displays.
Students from Xavier’s Jewelry and Metalworking class experience a new style of art. Using different materials, they create everyday accessories that they can display on bags or wear with outfits at school or in public.
Xavier students forge a new class elective
Gabriella Fisko, Staff Writer • October 20, 2022

From the time of cavemen to modern society, jewelry has been a popular way to express culture and art all around the world. Now, with the guidance...

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.
New theater team takes on ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’
Dina Gorman, Arts & Entertainment Editor • October 6, 2022

When going to see a play, people are normally focused on the eye-catching lights, actors and music, and do not tend to think about the numerous...

As tech week begins, junior Hope Smith sweeps up the stage to prepare for the rehearsal that is soon to begin. This stage will soon be filled with a lively cast performing “Peter and the Starcatcher.”
What does it take to be a techie?
Chloe Beery, Staff Writer • September 29, 2022

When it comes to theater, the term “techies” might be one of the first things that come to mind, but what does that really mean? According...

Xavier’s performing arts center awaits, just a few days before opening night of “Peter and the Starcatcher.” This is the stage during tech week where placement and lighting are “locked in.”
Lights, Camera, Action: ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ hits stage
Jane Burkhardt, Staff Writer • September 29, 2022

Just when people thought they knew the story of Peter Pan, Xavier’s production “Peter and the Starcatcher” will uncover how it all began,...

Claire Zangerle ‘22 presents a penguin statue at the art show. As a senior at Xavier, she took Sculpture, in which she created the above statue.
Gators shine at student art show
Catherine Alaimo, XPress Freelancer • April 28, 2022

Xavier’s annual student art show, coined the Student Art Feast, took place Wednesday, April 6, at sunset. Students and parents lined the...

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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.