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Xavier and Brophy hold their 2020 Theater Showcase

Students in the Theatre Showcase give props to their music director, Josh Condon. Actors performed and then gave the crowd's attention to the director, music director and choreographer as thanks for getting them back onto the stage.
November 23, 2020

This year Xavier and Brophy actors collaborated to have the 2020 XCP/BCP Theater Showcase on Thursday, October 22 and Sunday, October 24.  Xavier actors  partook in this function and showed off their...

Holidays at Xavier

From November to the end of the Christmas season, Xavier’s amazing staff puts up many decorations, such as this tree in the Activity Center, to celebrate Jesus’s birth and the Christmas season. Xavier’s Key Club raised money to pay for these trees and then donated them to Xavier families in need every year.
November 23, 2020

One special thing that characterizes Xavier is its many long-lasting traditions, especially during the holidays. However, Covid-19 has changed some of the activities Xavier normally holds. Every year,...

Traveling throughout Arizona

A summer sun sets behind a mountain on Lake Pleasant and reflects on the lake’s water.
November 23, 2020

Running out of things to keep you busy? Arizona’s scenic nature provides many trails to hike, lakes to swim in or views to look at.  As cooler weather approaches, Arizona has many different activities...

2019-2020 The Annual National Youth Arts Awards

A picture of the curtains before the show began at Xavier College Prep located in Phoenix, Arizona. 
Photo Credit: Sattu Samura '21
October 22, 2020

The Annual National Youth Arts Awards for the 2019-2020 season were recently posted, and the Xavier-Brophy musicals earned a total of six awards and 12 additional nominations. Awards included Grace...

Fall play adjustments due to Covid-19

The Fall Showcase will feature a group number with the entire cast, which is being filmed individually throughout different rooms in Xavier’s Performing Arts Center in order to adhere to social distancing and CDC (Center for Disease Control) guidelines. Molly La Joie, choreographer, and Charles Judd, a freshman at Brophy, were rehearsing and filming, with the help of the video club, after school.
September 29, 2020

Xavier College Preparatory’s theatre department and fall showcase have been forced to alter their plans due to Covid-19, along with many other events this school year.  Aspiring actors and actresses...

Backstage with Little Women

Front cover for the playbill for Little Women. Photo credit to Zoelyn Milloy ‘21
March 9, 2020

This year, Xavier’s theatre department is performing Little Women the musical, which is sure to spark emotions throughout the audience. Following the story of four sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March,...

Black History Month Creators

A collage of famous historical African American creators listed below in the article, from top left to top right (William D. Foster, Ella Fitzgerald. Louis Armstrong). From bottom left to bottom right (Gordon Parks, Beverly Johnson, Jacob Lawrence) - Courtesy of Sattu Samura ‘21
March 9, 2020

With February being Black History Month, it is important to recognize prominent African American figures who have shaped and made major contributions to the arts. Listed below are 6 creators whose artistic...

March Spotlight

Cover picture for the Arts and Entertainment Spotlight - Photo Credit: Sattu Samura '21
March 9, 2020

With all the activities and events taking place around the valley, Arizonans can become overwhelmed with the number of fun choices! But, no need to fear, the hard part has been taken care of. Listed below...

Music of the Decade!! 2010-

An artsy musical poster. 
Photo Credit: Insbride.com
February 10, 2020

Over the past ten years, we have followed experienced artists such as Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, and Ariana Grande from their hit TV shows on Disney and Nickelodeon to their extremely successful solo...

Book to Movie Adaptations

February 7, 2020

The new year is upon us, and with it comes new exciting adventures. It’s universally known to all, that the weekends are the best days of the week for adventures. However, if you are at loss for activities...

Arts & Entertainment Spotlight

Arts & Entertainment Spotlight
February 7, 2020

With all the activities and events taking place around the valley, Arizonians can become overwhelmed with the number of fun choices! But, no need to fear, the hard part has been taken care of. Listed below...

Essence Bakery Apprenticeship

Alexandra Weingard, Maia Weingard and Chef Eugenia Theodospoulos finishing a day of making macarons. Photo courtesy of Tanya Daniels.
February 7, 2020

How do you think pink, yellow, or green macarons taste? Or smell? Do you ever wonder how they are made? If so, you should sign up for Essence Bakery Cafe’s apprenticeship program to find out! Essence...

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