the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


News encompasses the most important events concerning Xavier.

Spiritline seniors are celebrated at senior night.

Let it Snow(coming)

Brittany Robinson, Writer October 28, 2015

Grab your coats, hats and leg warmers because "Snowcoming" has arrived in a flurry of excitement. The Homecoming committee planned a week of fun leading up to the highly anticipated dance....

Xavier students intently listen to the Ugandan speaker.

Ugandan refugees share their stories

Bella Bender, Writer October 22, 2015

Xavier's wonderful Unity and Diversity club gave Xavier/Brophy students the incredible opportunity to spend their lunch listening to Uganda refugees talk about their lives. "The Unity and Diversity...

Grandparents grace Xavier with their presence

Grandparents grace Xavier with their presence

Arden Schraff, Campus News Editor October 22, 2015

Grandparents day had a record breaking number of attendees this year. The Freshmen's grandparents enjoyed a breakfast in Founders Hall, an all school Mass and tours led by student ambassadors.

Senior Tiffany Meyer shows off her robot.

Robotics competes as an AIA sport

Kira Dean, Writer October 16, 2015

A new club has just stepped things up to a whole new level. The AIA (Arizona Interscholastic Association) declared robotics a nationally recognized sport. The team of 15 students are preparing to go to...

Ms. Kelly Corrigan addresses the Xavier student body.

Life lessons learned during Xssembly

Aleeha Noon, Writer October 12, 2015

Every year, Xavier hosts the X-Breakfast, a fundraising event for Xavier’s Leadership Capital Campaign. This year, the event featured two speakers: Guia Golden, fashion marketing executive and Xavier...

AZ pops provides delicious popsicles for Senior treat day.

The tradition of senior treats

Madison Williams, Writer October 12, 2015

Xavier College Prep seniors reveled in their seniority last week due to the first installment of senior treats. Students of all grades looked upon the grand display of popsicles and candy-filled jars with...

Dear Class of 2019

Dear Class of 2019

Madison Williams, Writer October 5, 2015

Dear Class of 2019 (and even Class of 2018), As our years at Xavier come to a close, the junior and senior classes impart to you some words of wisdom. Our time here has been full of learning, both in...

Frosh Trek light show

Freshmen embark on “Frosh Trek”

Bella Bender, Writer October 5, 2015

The Frosh Mixer is the first social event for Brophy/Xavier freshman, and as such, it is one that every student will always remember. It is meant to introduce freshman girls to freshman boys...

North squad at the 2015 Nationals competition in North Carolina (1st row: Natalie Nava 16, Aubrey Hills 15, Katherine Milano 16; 2nd row: Shelby Clark (Coach) 12, Chelsea Divins 16, Ariana Canby 15, Alex Murray 17, Baani Kharana 15)

Mock trial, mock trial, mock trial

Alex Murray, Writer August 20, 2015

  "What is mock trial?" As a proud member of the Xavier North Mock Trial team, I can tell you from personal experience that the most common thing a Mockie hears from the general population are...

It takes time and effort to look perfect on prom night.

When life gives you prom, make promenade

Susan Peters, Writer August 20, 2015

What rhymes with “bomb” and is the basis for hundreds of B-grade teen romance films? You guessed it: prom. It’s one of those magical high school events that seem to mark a turning point. The anticipation...

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