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Looking Back and Moving Forward

Looking Back and Moving Forward

Marni McDowell, Writer

September 26, 2018


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Senior year is undoubtedly the hardest year of high school. College applications, scholarships, standardized testing, Advanced Placement and Honors courses, and athletic obligations can create a whirlwind of stress for Seniors. Navigating this new workload as well as utilizing time management is a difficult ...

Heat Wave

Heat Wave

Caroline Moore, Writer

September 25, 2018


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All around the world temperatures are rising.  Cities and even entire countries are experiencing some of the hottest summers in recorded temperature data history.  A heat wave is a period of excessively hot weather, sometimes accompanied by humidity.  A heat wave is also measured relative to the s...

Xavier’s First Blood Drive

Xavier’s First Blood Drive

September 23, 2018


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Xavier's first blood drive of the school year will be held on Wednesday, September 26th from 8 am to 1 pm in the BAC. If you are interested in receiving house points, please sign up at Ms. Barradas and Ms. Montez office in the BAC student commons. There is a sign up posted on the door so schedu...

Dig Pink for our Honorary Saint, Riley Rose

Dig Pink for our Honorary Saint, Riley Rose

September 23, 2018


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Wear gold and pink and join us for volleyball, food, raffles and a tribute to our honorary Saint, Riley Rose.  There will be matches for the Freshman, JV and Varsity Teams against La Quinta. Tuesday, October 2 Berger Athletic Center - 3pm to 8pm All proceeds will go directly to BeatNB, whose...

ShookFoil and Open Mic

ShookFoil and Open Mic

September 23, 2018


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The ShookFoil Poetry Series promises opportunities for fun and performances, a place to hang out with friends and support the creative side of Xavier. Here's the video shared during Friday's House Meeting. Come on and join the fun Thursday, October 4th in the Rovers Common. Doors open at 6:45. Admission...

Senior Sunrise: New Beginnings

Senior Sunrise: New Beginnings

Olivia Quagliani, Co-Editor

September 23, 2018


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The sun rose on August 16, 2018, just like any other day. However, this particular sunrise was special to the Senior Class of 2019. It symbolized the beginning of their last year of high school. For many, it was a time of realization: time goes by quickly, and not a second can be wasted. Seniors made...

Traveling the World with the Saints!

Traveling the World with the Saints!

Brooklyn Bergmann, Co-Editor

September 23, 2018


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Xavier Saints journeyed this past summer to see natural parks, beautiful art and architecture, friends, family and just simply to vacation. Some Saints traveled outside of the US to Europe and Central America. Sometimes Saints traveled with tours and often just with their families. Activities included...

Hurricane Florence: Monitoring Danger

Hurricane Florence: Monitoring Danger

Bree Oandasan, Writer

September 23, 2018


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Recalling the devastating results of last year's Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, residents on the East Coast prepared last week to avoid the potentially deadly flooding from Hurricane Florence. More than a million civilians were told to evacuate, and those in North and South Carolina living in be...

Plastic In Our Oceans

Plastic In Our Oceans

Cambria McCalla, Writer

September 23, 2018


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Plastics popularity and its pervasive presence today are changing the earth's oceans. The average human encounters and purchases single-use plastic on a daily basis. This includes everything from the alarm clock that wakes you up, your toothbrush, the ziplock bag you fill with lunch, even the key to use...

New Teachers Join the Xavier Community!

New Teachers Join the Xavier Community!

Alexa Vega, Writer

September 22, 2018


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As the 2018-2019 school year started more people have joined the Xavier Community. This year the class of 2022 became part of Xavier,  and so did some new teachers. It’s just as important to build a relationship with the new teachers as it is with new students. Building relationships welcome new ...

Mass of the Holy Spirit

Mass of the Holy Spirit

Patrick Trubee, Writer

September 22, 2018


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On the morning of August 24, the Xavier community gathered in the gym to celebrate its first Mass of the year - The Mass of the Holy Spirit. Some students (Freshmen especially) were nervous because they didn’t know what to expect. Others just wanted the day to be over so the weekend could start. Bu...

First Home Football Game

First Home Football Game

Justin McWay, Writer

September 22, 2018


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On August 25th, 2018, the Xavier Prep football team hosted their first home game against Santa Monica High School at 7.p.m. The Saints ran onto the field with confidence having beaten Santa Monica High School last year 34-6. Before coming into the game, the mindset of Coach Dockery and his team was ...

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