Shannon Shields is named Gatorade Arizona Volleyball Player of the Year

The Gatorade Company names Shannon Shields of Xavier College Prep its 2018-19 Gatorade Arizona Volleyball Player of the Year. Miss. Shields is the fourth Gatorade Arizona Volleyball Player of the Year to be chosen from Xavier College Prep, according to a press release. In its 34th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, […]

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 […]

Xavier student earns Transamerica Scholarship Honor Roll status

Ashley Menne, class of 2020 at Xavier College Preparatory, has been named to the 2018 Transamerica Scholarship Honor Roll. “When I found out that I made the Transamerica Honor Roll, I felt excited to finally achieve this accomplishment. I also felt that all the efforts I have made this year finally paid off,” Ms. Menne […]

Xavier College Preparatory has 166 students earn AP recognition for academic success

Xavier College Preparatory had 166 students earn one of four levels of distinction from the College Board, creator of the Advanced Placement curriculum and exams for earning college credit in high school. The highest honor is National AP Scholar. This is granted to students receiving an average score of at least four on all AP […]

Xavier Prep soccer star wins Gatorade honors

Xavier College Preparatory junior Kyla Ferry has been named the Gatorade Arizona Girls Soccer Player of the Year. In addition to honoring her athletic excellence, the award also recognizes the student’s academic achievement as well as her overall character. She has maintained a weighted GPA of 4.14, and she also tutors, helps to coach youth […]

Xavier alumna receives Fulbright award to United Kingdoms

Xavier College Preparatory alumna Sophie Wix has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award to the United Kingdom from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Ms. Wix, who will graduate from the University of Southern California this week, will pursue an Master of Philosophy in Medical Science at […]

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 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 […]

Xavier soccer players sign letters of intent to play at collegiate level

Six Xavier College Preparatory seniors signed national collegiate letters of intent Wednesday, Feb. 7 to play soccer at six U.S. colleges and universities. These six players include Jessie Simmons to Sacred Heart University, Kaitlyn Ward to Trinity University, Abby Hubbard to Colorado College, Madeline Warren to Marquette University, Kinsey Ehmann to Pepperdine University and Hannah […]

Numerous Xavier faculty members, coaches receive national, local recognition

Although the new year began only five weeks ago, several Xavier College Preparatory faculty members, coaches, and alumnae have already been honored with national and local accolades. These accolades include faculty members Clayton Zuba, Frances McMahon Ward and Naoko Garrison as well as Soccer Head Coach Barb Chura, Tennis Head Coach Laurie Martin and alumna […]