Xavier Prep ‘cans’ skirts for a cause

Xavier College Preparatory has a tradition of plaid uniform skirts, but a fundraising effort allowed students to “can” them for a day. Coordinated by the members of the National Honor Society, the entire Xavier community participated in providing meals for the hungry, according to a release. Students were allowed to wear something other than the […]

Phoenix girl hosts food drive for 5th birthday party

Most children ask for toys, the latest video game, or a trip to Disneyland for their birthday, but a little girl in north Phoenix decided to do something special for others instead. On Saturday, Jan. 14, Ava Monell invited friends and family to her house to celebrate her fifth birthday with a bounce house, good food, and of course, cake. However, there was one condition: instead of presents, everyone was asked to bring food for the less fortunate, according to a press release.