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the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


MaggieMae Dethlefsen

MaggieMae Dethlefsen, XPress Club Writer

MaggieMae is an XPress Club writer. She has participated in the XPress Club for four years. She is a senior at Xavier and is involved in Student Ambassadors, Xavier Young Vincentians, Right to Life, Mock Trial, Political Action Club and Tea Time with Jesus. This year MaggieMae hopes to publish more articles and cover things that she loves.

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Karina Avalos, Bailey Rasmussen, Maggie Dethlefsen and Abigail Chrisman on Theodore Roosevelt Island after the 2022 March For Life.

Equality attained from the start

February 3, 2022

Thousands of people gather at Washington, D.C and other cities across the country to be a voice for those who cannot speak for themselves. March For Life is an annual event that happens all over the...

The class of 1991 gets together and sees each other again after almost ten years since graduation. Current Xavier world history teacher, Stephanie Brugger, met her classmates again and has planned to see them again next month.

Xavier reschedules alumnae reunions

September 30, 2021

Due to the pandemic, the reunions for graduated classes ending in 0 and 5 have been rescheduled for this year. Xavier will also hold reunions for classes ending in 1 and 6. “We are very excited to have...

Xavier students in Intermediate Dance stretch before they dance. Students worked together to learn a dance that they will perform at the end of the year.

Changes in studio arts and dance

March 30, 2021

Art classes are ways for students to express  creativity during the school day, and they allow students to be exposed to numerous perspectives and experiences. This helps students to find engaging ways...

Ms. Dani Richter comes together with some of the Mock Trial students on picture day. This is a time for the Mock Trial program as a whole to come and be together for a practice.

Mock Trial and Emma McCarthy move Xavier forward

March 30, 2021

Mock Trial to some might seem like the same thing as Speech and Debate, but it is different. Mock Trial helps one to gain knowledge about courtroom behavior, etiquette and legal reasoning; whereas Speech...

Students in the Theatre Showcase give props to their music director, Josh Condon. Actors performed and then gave the crowds attention to the director, music director and choreographer as thanks for getting them back onto the stage.

Xavier and Brophy hold their 2020 Theater Showcase

November 23, 2020

This year Xavier and Brophy actors collaborated to have the 2020 XCP/BCP Theater Showcase on Thursday, October 22 and Sunday, October 24.  Xavier actors  partook in this function and showed off their...

Emily Alaimo ’24, Brianna Oden ’24, Julia Tipsord ’24, and Ellie Jewett ’24 enjoy celebratory frozen yogurt after setting foot on Xavier’s campus for the first time as official students.

Class of 2024 freshman orientation

September 30, 2020

 On August 11 and 12, freshwomen came in five groups of 25 -30, along with their parents, to a freshman orientation. All had to wear masks, sanitize hands, and take temperatures before coming into the...

Xavier College Preparatorys Ash Wednesday Service 2020. Photo Credit: Xavier College Prep. Instagram

Ash Wednesday at Xavier

March 9, 2020

"Remember that you are dust, and to dust, you shall return." These are the words that Catholics hear when they receive their ashes on Ash Wednesday. This celebration takes place forty six days before Easter...

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