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SFX Eighth Graders Receive Catholic Community Foundation Christian Service Award

St. Francis Xavier School congratulates eighth-grade students Noah Nuez, Katie Harris, Sophia Alameddin, Scott Ruoff and Jay Cruz for being awarded the Catholic Community Foundation Christian Service Award. Each year the Catholic Community Foundation recognizes outstanding eighth-grade students throughout the Diocese who display a love and understanding of their Catholic faith and articulate a commitment, not only to performing acts …

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Alexander Talks Books, Writing, and His Spelling Bee Wins

Alexander excels at academics because he loves to learn and he sets the highest standards for himself. Both in and out of the classroom, his curiosity and focus have been lifelong traits Q. You have self-published your own books — tell us about that? Where would one see one of your books?  A. I have self-published two mystery novels and a poetry …

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A Chat with New Way Lower School Student, Brooke Rowley

New Way Academy 2nd grader, Brooke, is known for being a ray of sunshine on campus. Brooke’s teachers describe her as “a consistent role model and example in the classroom and a respectful, kind, and compassionate student. She can relate to others and is always smiling, positive and happy which becomes contagious!” Brooke brightens everyone’s day just by being herself. …

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Christ Church School Student Sofia Talks Singing and Swimming

Sofia is a wonderful big sister to three younger siblings. She loves to sing, play basketball and swim. Sofia is a very loving, nurturing young lady. She also has an incredible talent for singing. Q. You are quite the singer tell us more about that? A. Well, when I was little, I sang all the time because it made me …

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Starshine Academy Student Jazmin Talks Volleyball and Student Council

Q. You enjoy playing volleyball tell us more about that? A. I have been playing volleyball since I was in the fifth grade at my old school. I was quite good. Q. You are on the Starshine Academy Student Council. What do you do on Student Council? A. Starshine Academy is a great school, but I would like to change …

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PCDS Eight Grader, George Talks School Theater and Talent Show

Q. You have recently headlined PCDS’ musical theatrical production tell us about that? A. The long and short of it was that the five middle school students who auditioned for the play received a story from just about every single lower school student, and eventually narrowed it down to about seven vignettes that we wrote script (and/or lyircs) and screenplay …

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New Way’s Behind the Scenes Leader, Jordan Soucie

New Way Academy senior, Jordan Soucie, is a true student leader. Although Jordan doesn’t seek out the spotlight, he lends his talents in many ways on campus and has a huge impact on New Way’s school musicals, student government, and football team. Jordan shares about his many roles and his behind the scenes leadership. Q. You’re very involved at New …

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Mark Talks Tae Kwon Do and School Clubs

Mark is a good friend to his peers. He loves to ride bikes and scooters. He is into Tae Kwon Do and wants to be a black belt. He participates in basketball, Pokemon club and JB Sports at school.  Q. You are in Tae Kwon Do..what do you like best about TKD? What belt are you in now? What belt …

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Xavier’s Badminton Team Wins Fourth Straight State Championship

Xavier College Preparatory’s badminton team captured its fourth consecutive state championship title by defeating Gilbert Perry High School in the final round of the state tournament on Thursday, October 27. The match lasted more than two-and-a-half hours, with the Gator team (seniors Tatum Clarke, Annie Kamps, Kiana Valentova Macdonald, and Emily Woodrow; juniors Maddie Reinhart and Alex Wolfson; and sophomores …

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Nine Xavier Seniors Sign National Collegiate Letters of Intent

Nine Xavier College Preparatory seniors signed national collegiate letters of intent last week to play their respective sports at eight colleges and universities.  Here is what they had to say! Elizabeth Caldarelli Q. What are you looking forward to most about playing college golf? A. I am most looking forward to playing golf alongside some of the best collegiate players …

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