the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


Noelle Peterson

Noelle Peterson, Staff Writer

Noelle Peterson is a senior at Xavier. She plays beach volleyball for RPM Sand and Xavier's Varsity Beach Volleyball team. She enjoys going to the gym and hanging out with her friends and family. She is looking forward to learning more about journalism in hopes of continuing onto a sports broadcasting major in college. One thing she likes about journalism is being able to write about her opinions and also having the chance to speak in front of people.

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Coach Karl Behring welcomes the usual lunchtime crew as girls gather on the courts to play games of pickleball. They meet once a week on Wednesdays to pick up rackets with friends.

Xavier Gators spend lunchtimes in new pickleball league

Noelle Peterson, Staff Writer February 2, 2023

Pickleball at Xavier could be the start of something new across schools in Arizona. Could it soon become a club sport or even an AIA-sanctioned sport? Only time will tell.  During the 2021-2022 school...

Guidance counselor Alexis Quintero writes her last couple of letters of recommendation, as most students deadlines were November 1, 2022. She will soon begin preparing graduation pamphlets and scheduling classes for next year.

Xavier’s guidance counselors work behind the scenes

Noelle Peterson, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

Counselors at Xavier College Preparatory do so much for the students, and a lot of it is behind-the-scenes. Whether it be college admissions, tracking grades, setting up schedules, writing recommendations,...

As the clock hits 9:50 and 12:55, the line outside Founders Hall forms for the Gator Cafe. The girls in line are eager for their favorite meals or snacks.

What are the favorites at Xavier’s Gator Cafe?

Noelle Peterson, Staff Writer October 20, 2022

Gators are constantly raving about snacks and lunch from Xavier's popular cafe. Girls seem to have different preferences for purchasing from the Gator Cafe daily, but what appears to be the popular opinion? If...

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