Xavier to host 8th Grade Day, Open House for prospective students

A group of students at the 2015 Eighth Grade Day. (submitted photo)

A group of students at the 2015 Eighth Grade Day. (submitted photo)

Xavier College Preparatory is preparing to host two annual events for interested future students and parents.

Beginning at 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Oct. 28, the school will host its Eighth Grade Day. Following, at 12-3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, will be the school’s open house.

Both events are free and will take place on the Xavier campus, 4710 N. Fifth Street in Phoenix. Guests should enter off of Seventh Street and Highland Avenue.

Eighth Grade Day is an opportunity for eighth grade students to experience Xavier on a school day. Scheduled activities will include a welcome assembly, student-led classroom visits, an all-school pep rally and lunch.

Participation is free, but interested students are asked to register online by visit www.xcp.org, clicking “admissions,” and then “8th Grade Day.”

The Open House is an opportunity for students of all ages and their parents to attend a Xavier information session, tour the school, and meet the faculty and coaches. Information sessions begin at 12:15 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. in the Virginia G. Piper Performing Arts Center, and student-led campus tours will be available throughout the day. Registration is not necessary.

Additionally, 8th grade students may schedule a visit to Xavier’s campus for a full school day and attend classes with a student ambassador on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday from November through February by visiting www.xcp.org, clicking “Admissions,” then “Shadow Program,” and submitting an online request form.

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