Xavier College Preparatory students are honored for award-winning artwork

Six Xavier College Preparatory students were honored for their artwork at the Annual Congressional District 9 High School Art Exhibit and Competition awards reception. According to a press release, the following students were honored on April 28 at the Art Institute of Phoenix where the event was held: Junior Fiona Pan placed first in the […]

Xavier students, faculty, families travel globally with school’s international program

Fifty-two Xavier College Preparatory students along with family and faculty members recently traveled to Lourdes, France for an Easter pilgrimage that the all-female high school introduced 18 years ago. Xavier launched an International Studies Program six years ago to expand its Lourdes sojourn and to provide its students and faculty members with additional global religious, […]

Xavier uses extensive concussion protocol in assessing student-athletes

Concussions continue to be a hot topic especially at the high school level but in recent years, more emphasis has been put on awareness as well as implementing appropriate protocols to help schools prevent and treat these injuries. Athletic trainers are the first line of treatment for a concussed athlete. They play a vital role […]

Xavier College Prep host alumnae for 75th anniversary

Several hundred Xavier College Preparatory alumnae returned to the school’s campus Thursday, April 12 for an all-alumnae celebration in honor of the 75th Anniversary and Diamond Jubilee of Xavier’s founding in 1943. Members of the school’s first graduating Class of 1947 through its most recent graduating Class of 2017, as well as retired and current […]

Arizona Science Center seeks teen engagement through new initiative

The Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St. in Phoenix, is giving teens their own voice through the Teen Engagement Initiative. Data showed that Arizona Science Center guests were visiting as young children and not returning until they were adults with their own children — the assumption being that the content in the Center is […]

‘Girls Have IT Day!’ encourages young females in STEAM initiatives

More than 400 middle and high school females participated in Xavier College Preparatory‘s tenth annual “Girls Have IT Day!” as part of this year’s Arizona SciTech Festival, encouraging participation in science, technology, engineering and math. The March 16 event promoted young women’s engagement in science, information technology, engineering, art, and math — also known as […]

More than 65 golfers attend Xavier’s Heather Farr memorial tournament

The Xavier College Preparatory Dads’ Club hosted its Annual Heather Farr Memorial Golf Tournament Friday, March 9 at the Arizona Biltmore Golf Club, 2400 E. Missouri Ave. in Phoenix. More than 65 Xavier parents, alumnae and friends took to the links to raise funds for Xavier’s students, according to a press release. The tournament is […]

ASU Thunderbird School of Global Management show support for Children’s Museum

Members of the faculty, staff and executive student cohort from Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management attended the Children’s Museum Gala Saturday, March 10 in Phoenix to show their support for early childhood education. “We understand that quality early childhood experiences lead to later school success and if we are going to build […]

Xavier hosts Scholarship Fashion Show for school financial assistance

The Xavier College Preparatory Mothers’ Guild presented its 2018 Xavier Scholarship Fashion Show Sunday, March 11 at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort, 5350 E. Marriott Drive. This year’s theme was “Shine” in honor of the 75th Diamond Anniversary of Xavier’s founding in 1943. Xavier mothers Martha Chung and Xavier alumna Michelle Zachar chaired […]

Indian Bend Elementary participates in Love Our Schools Day event

Indian Bend Elementary School will participate in School Connect Love Our Schools Day from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., on Saturday, March 24 at 3633 E. Thunderbird Road, Phoenix. School community members along with employees of several local businesses and organizations will volunteer time and services to make a difference for children at Indian Bend […]