Xavier College Prep hosts girls I.T. summer camp

Xavier College Preparatory sponsored its annual Girls Have I.T. Camp for middle school students June 3-6 and June 10-13. Over 50 girls attended the camp where 23 high school students offered individual assistance with activities and projects. These future women scientists learned new information, acquired new skills and met new challenges as budding scientists, according […]

Xavier recognized for athletic achievements in 6A

Xavier College Preparatory has won the Harold L. Slemmer Overall Excellence Award from the Arizona Interscholastic Association for the 6A Conference. This award, and the others won in the 1A, 2A-3A and 4A-5A conferences, goes to the school in the individual or combined conference that has earned the most points during the year. Points are […]

Xavier celebrates its 73rd commencement ceremony, 286 graduates

Xavier College Preparatory held its 73rd commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11, at St. Francis Xavier Church. The class of 2019 had 286 graduates, 97 of whom earned associate degrees from Rio Salado College while attending Xavier, according to a press release. Mr. Harry Plummer, executive director of the Division of Education and Evangelization of […]

Xavier seniors earn 97 degrees from Rio Salado in 2019

Ninety-seven Xavier College Preparatory seniors earned associate’s degrees from Rio Salado College on Thursday, May 2. According to a press release, this collaboration started in 1987 between then Xavier principal, Sr. Joan Fitzgerald and then Rio Salado president, Art DeCabooter. In the ensuing 32 years, Xavier students have earned more than 2,000 degrees. “Our collaboration […]

Xavier choir wins three awards at WorldStrides Festival

Xavier College Preparatory’s Honor Choir took top honors at WorldStrides Heritage Festival March 29, winning all three awards for which it was eligible. The choir, under the direction of Brittanie Hockins with Naoko Garrison accompanying, earned 1st Place Gold in the women’s choir division; earned the Adjudicator’s Award for a total score above 95 out […]

Xavier Mothers’ Guild to host Scholarship Fashion Show

The Xavier College Preparatory Mothers’ Guild will present its 2019 Scholarship Fashion Show Friday, March 8 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort, 5350 E. Marriott Drive in Phoenix. This year’s theme is “Legacy,” acknowledging 75 years of educating high school girls while moving toward our centenary celebration in 2043. The legacy lives on in […]

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 Prep to host fundraiser breakfast

Xavier College Preparatory will host X Breakfast 2018 at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 on the school’s campus at 4710 N. Fifth St. in Phoenix. This year’s speakers are Jeannette Maré, founder of Ben’s Bells Project, and Xavier alumna and neuroscience Ph.D. candidate, Kathryn Post. All members and friends of the Xavier community are welcome […]

Xavier student Borrego captures national photo contest as finalist

Xavier College Preparatory junior Mackenzie Ashton Borrego is amongst finalists in Photographer’s Forum Magazine’s 2018 photo contest. Taking pictures since childhood, she enrolled in a beginning photography class last year, according to a press release. She and her classmates were required to submit their work to a contest at the end of the semester. The […]

Sister Lynn Winsor: 44 years at Xavier and going strong

Sister Lynn Winsor has been a member of the Xavier College Preparatory community for nearly 45 years, working with student-athletes in myriad capacities and leaving an impact along the way. Those efforts did not escape the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s eye. The AIA recently awarded Winsor its first Lifetime Achievement Award at its annual Champions Awards […]