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the student news site of xavier college preparatory

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the student news site of xavier college preparatory

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All content by Claire Sabol
A bench at the Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park. Photo courtesy of Melissa Shulski.

Take a Hike: Experiencing God’s Presence in Arizona’s Deserts

February 13, 2019

The sun is shining down on you. The breeze kicks in as you walk on the rocky trail. As you walk, you find you have gotten out of view of the loud noises of traffic, which are now replaced with the chirping...

Xavier junior Edyta Zimny playing the violin. Photo by Tobias Ogden of Image in Love Photography.

Xavier Student Brings Christmas Cheer to Phoenix Children’s Hospital

December 12, 2018

  The Christmas season is a time of joy, family, and celebration. During this season, many people begin to volunteer around their neighborhoods to spread the holiday cheer. Xavier junior Edyta...

The Christmas wreath on the door of Señora Gutierrez’s classroom. This wreath is unique because it has Feliz Navidad written on it with several cacti and a mini piñata, making it a perfect example of a way that Spanish-speaking people can infuse their culture into their Christmas celebrations.

Merry and Bright: Celebrating a Cultural Christmas

December 12, 2018

  The Christmas tree glistens in the living room. The smell of freshly baked gingerbread cookies fills the air. The house bustles with the joyous talk of young children and adults alike. For many,...

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