the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


Jane Burkhardt

Jane Burkhardt, Staff Writer

Jane Burkhardt is a sophomore at Xavier. She is on the JV volleyball team at XCP and plays club at Aspire in Tempe. She enjoys skiing, sports training, and spending quality time with friends and family. Last year she participated in the Poetry Out Loud competition and hopes to have even more creative and fun experiences this year. Jane looks forward to learning more about journalism and collaborating with others to share meaningful stories and content.

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As Xavier students head home, Xavier’s security continues working hard to keep them safe. They help conduct cars through afternoon pick-up and ensure students cross safely.

Maintenance and security staff strive to serve Xavier

Jane Burkhardt, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

Often busy setting up for important events, maintaining the pristine condition of Founders Hall (Xavier’s lunchroom), and directing students through the bustling morning drop-off, Xavier College Preparatory’s...

Located in the Xavier College Preparatory neighborhood, Foto Forum is a store in Phoenix that specializes in everything camera-related. This iconic, central Phoenix shop has been providing camera-lovers with photo essentials for the past 51 years.

Past trends flash forward

Jane Burkhardt, Staff Writer February 9, 2023

The common saying is, “out with the old and in with the new;” however, past trends have resurfaced due to rising popularity on social media platforms such as TikTok.  Newer trends are heavily...

For the last part of the Lights Out Rally, some of the teachers do a dance before announcing the winners of the Lights Out Rally screaming contest. The teachers danced to Michael Jackson’s hit, “Thriller.”

Xavier rallies spark excitement

Jane Burkhardt, Staff Writer December 8, 2022

As the seasons cycle through, most students at Xavier look forward to things like homecoming, sweans, AJ’s and Fridays, but if there's one thing that gets the entire student body in an energetic mood,...

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, and allow audiences the chance to gain a better appreciation...

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