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the student news site of xavier college preparatory

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the student news site of xavier college preparatory

XPress

MaryJose MJ Bautista

MaryJose "MJ" Bautista, Staff Writer

Marvelous MJ is a first-year staff writer for the XPress. She is a sophomore at Xavier and participates in Xavier Basketball and XPress Club. This year, MJ hopes to become a better writer and learn about the world of journalism.

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Eleanor Halaby ‘24 poses with her Ukraine fundraiser poster. She along with Tess Morrison raised $2300.

The world beyond Xavier’s gates: Ukraine’s fight for independence

March 30, 2022

Many countries at some point have fought for the same thing, the reason for their existence. That very thing is what Ukraine is fighting for, tooth and nail, today.  On February 24, 2022, Russian forces...

Featured on the left, Xaviers soccer team celebrates its victory in state finals. On the right, Joslyn Jenkins takes a picture of her Spiritline medal featuring a colorful Anaheim sunset.

Two Xavier sports teams win it all

March 8, 2022

Over the winter season, Xavier's spiritline and soccer teams excelled as they placed in defining competitions.

On February 12 at the Queen Creek soccer field, members of the JV-B soccer team Angie Galvan ‘25 and Jackie Galvan ‘23 support the varsity soccer team. Xavier won 1-0.

Xavier defeats Queen Creek 1-0 in away game!

February 17, 2022

Like any Xavier sports team, the ultimate goal for the varsity soccer team is to win it all. Head coach Barbara Chura, however, believes in more than that.  “I would much rather play good soccer than...

In September of 2021, Emma Petersen ‘22, Meghan Schouten ‘22, Noelle Peterson ‘23, Lourdes Lauterborn ‘24, and Jayden Jevnick ‘24 returned to Xavier from their second AIA SLAC meeting. In their meeting, AIA SLAC discussed plans and future events for the year.

It’s SLAC not slackers!

February 10, 2022

Throughout the school year, Xavier offers a variety of opportunities to its students to become involved or to pick up a leadership role whether that be in athletics or academics.  The AIA Student Leadership...

Xavier’s Director of Student Attendance, Jerri Butts, receives flowers and balloons from the president of Xavier’s Dads’ Club, Matt Campisi. Butts was thrilled to be celebrated on her special day.

Xavier Staff shares birthday experiences

September 30, 2021

From teachers to administrators, there are many staff members at Xavier to celebrate. Each person who makes up the Xavier staff has a different story and perspective when it comes to birthdays and traditions. Freshman...

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