the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


the student news site of xavier college preparatory


Sydney Missigman

Sydney Missigman, Editor-in-Chief

Sydney is thrilled to be the Editor-in-Chief of XPress during her senior year. This is her third year on staff and second year as a Board Member of XPress. She is very excited about being able to work with the amazing staff to produce a newspaper that all people interested in Xavier can enjoy. Sydney is also an active member of National Honor Society and Student Ambassadors, and Vice President for Key Club. When she is not absorbed in school or extracurriculars, Sydney enjoys shopping, reading and Netflix-watching. Sydney believes that XPress 2017-18 is going to be great!

All content by Sydney Missigman

Girls Have It Day

May 7, 2018

All age group explaining the importance of GHIT and the amazing opportunity it gives younger girls.

Tori Tanigawa is a freshman at University of San Diego.

Where are they now: Xavier’s class of 2017

May 2, 2018

As we wrap up yet another school year, the XPress team thought it was important to check in with the class of 2017 to see how their journey in college is going so far. Below are three of XPress’...

Mrs. Barbra Bond teaches students in the College-Level Accounting class on Feb. 26, 2018.

Consider taking Xavier’s College Level Accounting class

February 26, 2018

Xavier students are very blessed to have so many academic opportunities at their fingertips. One such opportunity is the ability to take college level classes. College Level Accounting is one of the most...

PBS Student Reporting Lab: Honeywell, Kiah Erlich

November 21, 2017

Kiah Erlich, Senior Director for Honeywell Engine and Power System business, tells her story about getting involved with STEM through her love of aviation. She discusses how being a women in STEM can be...

75th Anniversary: Xavier by the numbers

75th Anniversary: Xavier by the numbers

September 14, 2017

Sydney Missigman '18

Students from Xaviers Right to Life Club at a 2016 pro-life rally.

Clubs that promote “Women of faith pursuing excellence”

October 6, 2016

With over 80 clubs and activities at Xavier, one is destined to find at least a few that interest them. Focused around Xavier’s mission statement of, “Women of faith pursuing excellence,” there are...

[Video] Junior Service Project

September 22, 2016


The feast day is commonly associated with the color green

Everything you ever wanted to know about St. Patrick’s Day

March 16, 2016

You wouldn’t be wrong if you associated St. Patrick’s Day with Ireland.  However, did you know he was actually born in Great Britain? According to Catholic Online, he was raised in the Roman Empire...

Tis the Season: How to prepare yourself for Christ this Lent

‘Tis the Season: How to prepare yourself for Christ this Lent

March 8, 2016

Already a few weeks into Lent and still don’t know what to give up? Instead of giving up the cliché candy or coffee this year, try fasting from something more meaningful. As Catholics, we are encouraged...

 Freshmen are getting ready for the big night.

Up All Night (in Founder’s Hall)

February 11, 2016

Attention all freshwomen and sophomores! This Thursday, Xavier is hosting an overnight retreat. Attendees can look forward to music, dancing, games, food and worship. This unsurpassable retreat will...

Seniors Michaela Wuycheck and Madelyn Addison at the Walk to End Alzheimers.

A student soars in community service

November 19, 2015

Q: When did you begin to become interested in volunteering? And since then, how many hours of service have you completed? A: "Oh gosh, I have loved service since I was a child. My mom raised me in an...

Father Kevin

Father Kevin kicks off his new blog

October 6, 2015

Q: What will be the focus of your blog? A: “I certainly want to focus on whatever interests the girls, the readers. I will include tips on spirituality and prayer, the lives of the saints and how...

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