the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


Lauren Stevens

Lauren Stevens, Sports & Fitness Editor

Lauren is a senior and this is her first year on XPress. In her free time, Lauren loves playing with her dogs, working on her business, Chalk Warrior and spending time with her family and friends. Lauren has been writing and doing video production for quite some time and is excited to bring her ideas to XPress!

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Senior Ashten Wheeler works on her computer in Broadcast Journalism.

Evaluations for a better class experience

April 23, 2018

A major class feature that universities have, but Xavier does not, is teacher and course evaluations. Unfortunately at Xavier, generally the only feedback administration will hear about a certain course...

Senior Lauren Stevens beside Inside Gymnastics & Tumbl Trak staff members, 2008 Olympic medalist Alicia Sacramone, and 2-time junior national champion Maile OKeefe

A day in the life of a student business owner

March 7, 2018

In March of junior year, I began my own business: Chalk Warrior. Chalk Warrior is a gymnastics information and social media platform. I also create profiles for the gymnasts - kind of like mini websites...

Lauren Stevens 18, with her rescue dog, Charlie

Why gifting pets isn’t a great gift

February 15, 2018

For many children, the first thing on their birthday or Christmas wishlist is a puppy. And every now and then, a puppy comes wrapped in a box (with air holes of course), and the family is happy and excited…...

Cheers state championship trophy and banner alongside poms runner up award

Spiritline flies high at AIA State Championships

January 25, 2018

On Saturday, Jan. 20, Xavier’s cheer and pom teams took the floor at Chase Field for the AIA State Spiritline Championships. Friends, family and fans of Xavier packed the stadium and gave an overwhelming...

(L-R) Seniors Maddy Chait, Kinsey Ehmann, Nicole Hook, and Abby Hubbard on varsity soccer.

Gator basketball and soccer in a great place going into the postseason

January 25, 2018

The winter sports season is halfway through and Xavier’s basketball and soccer teams are in a great position. Basketball is having their best season in Xavier history, and soccer is on track on win state...

A few of the mentioned beauty products that are great for holiday gifts.

The best beauty gifts for 2017

December 17, 2017

When shopping for multiple people, it can be hard to decide what to purchase for each individual person. Luckily, it is hard to go wrong with makeup and other beauty products. From stocking stuffers to...

Here are a few of the top-selling tech-gifts for 2017.

The best technology gifts for 2017

December 14, 2017

2017 was an exciting year for new releases of technology. Many new products were released this year that range in prices. Check out some tech gift ideas below, from stocking stuffers and fun small gifts,...

Gator golf with their 35th state championship trophy

Gator fall sports wrap-up

November 27, 2017

The Xavier gators completed another successful fall sports season on Thursday, Nov. 9, following the Volleyball State Championships. Varsity sports during the fall of 2017 included: badminton, cross country,...

PBS Student Reporting Lab: STEM School Teacher, Mr. Jonathan Perrone

November 21, 2017

Johnathan Perrone and his 8th grade STEM and robotics class at Mountain Sky Middle School talk all things innovative and STEM related.

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