the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory



Julia Bonilla, Staff Writer

Joyful Julia is a first-year staff writer for the XPress. She is a sophomore at Xavier, where she participates in Crew Club, Student Ambassadors, and Key Club. Julia is hoping that by being part of the XPress she will be able to attend more events at Xavier. She can't wait to get involved and learn about Xavier's unique activities.

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Xavier’s annual tradition at ZooLights was back this year, which allowed people to celebrate the Christmas season. If you missed the event (or even would just like to go again), the displays are still up and admission is $20-30.

ZooLights continues to be a favorite Xavier tradition

December 9, 2021

“ZooLights has always been one of my favorite ways to start the holiday season, and it was the best yet this year,” said Neva Nemanic ‘24. On November 20, Xavier held its annual ZooLights event where...

Joan Walton ‘23 (left) and Sonya Colattur ‘24 (right) walk on stage to receive their checks for being finalists in the 2021 BBB Ethics Essays Competition. Their essays were inspiring to many.

Two Xavier students win awards for outstanding ethics essays

November 18, 2021

“If something matters to you, just focus on the why, not the how,” said Jodi Low, founder and CEO of UandImproved and Torch Award winner of Category I. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) encouraged local...

Xavier sophomores utilize their break outside to enjoy each other’s company. They listen to music, talk with each other and reset their minds for their next classes.

Prioritizing mental health creates a healthier student lifestyle

September 23, 2021

Mental health affects the day-to-day lives of students in the way they interact, handle stress and perform. The demand to excel academically as well as socially can often be mentally and physically taxing.  Students...

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