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 […]

Xavier College Prep Gators secures 6A state championship

The Xavier College Preparatory Gators are state champions after they downed Corona del Sol High School in the finals, avenging their semifinal loss to the same school last year. The No. 1 Gators (40–3, 8–0 Premier Region) defeated the No. 2 Aztecs (41–3, 11–0 Central Region) 3–1 Thursday, Nov. 9 at Mesquite High School in Gilbert. […]

Xavier varsity swim coach Maureen Rankin passes away after battle with cancer

Xavier College Preparatory announced Monday, Sept. 25 the passing of Maureen Rankin, the school’s two-year varsity swim coach, losing her battle with cancer. Coach Rankin, also known as “Coach Mo,” began her Xavier coaching career in August of 2016, posting solid results and a top record right away, according to a press release. A year […]

Xavier hosts 8th grade day, open house for prospective students

Xavier College Preparatory is hosting its annual eighth grade day on Friday, Oct. 27, and its open house on Oct. 29, for prospective students. Eighth grade day is an opportunity for eighth grade students to experience Xavier on a school day. Scheduled activities include a welcome assembly, student-led classroom visits, an all-school pep rally and […]

Female leaders address Xavier community, students at 75th anniversary kickoff

Eight-time Olympic swimming medalist Allison Schmitt will deliver the keynote address to approximately 1,000 guests at Xavier College Preparatory’s 10th annual X Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21. Golf Channel analyst and former Ladies Professional Golf Association golfer Amanda Blumenherst Freiman, who is a graduate of both Xavier and Duke University, will be this year’s […]