Xavier College Preparatory

Xavier Sophomore, Score Big Honors

Xavier College Preparatory sophomore Ashley Menne captured her first American Junior Golf Association championship title in July, capping a freshwoman year packed with impressive accolades. Earlier in the school year, Ms. Menne was an instrumental force in Xavier’s 34th state championship victory, tied two other outstanding players for the individual state title, was named the 2016 Arizona Sports Awards Girls …

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Xavier Joins National PBS Initiative To Build Next Generation of Public Media Journalists

Xavier College Preparatory announced its participation in the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL) program, a national journalism initiative by the PBS NewsHour to connect middle and high school students with public media stations to produce original, youth-focused news reports. Students at the all-female Phoenix high school will now have the opportunity to create content for the national NewsHour site …

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Xavier Alumna Named to Team USA Volleyball

Xavier College Preparatory alumna Amanda Benson was named to the U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team earlier this month and is currently competing for Team USA at the Pan American Cup tournament in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After graduating from Xavier in 2013, Ms. Benson played college volleyball for the University of Oregon. In May, she was named to the U.S. women’s …

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Xavier Mentoring Club

Xavier Mentoring Club is an after school club at Xavier College Preparatory. This club offers Xavier high school students the opportunity to mentor and tutor the elementary and middle school kids at their neighboring school, Saint Francis Xavier. The club meets for fifty minutes after school every Wednesday on the Saint Francis campus. The Xavier mentors help Saint Francis kids …

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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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Xavier Freshwoman To Represent Arizona At Prestigious Golf Invitational

Xavier College Preparatory freshwoman Ashley Menne is the only Arizona girl who will play at the prestigious 2016 PING Invitational that begins on Friday, October 7th at the Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Oklahoma. A total of 72 girls and boys from across the United States, ranging from 12 to 19 years of age, were selected to play in …

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Three Xavier Seniors Named National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists

Xavier College Preparatory is pleased to announce that three seniors – Maeneka Grewal, Taylor Lawritson, and Maeve McIntyre – have been named semi-finalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Competition.    Today, officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of approximately 16,000 semi-finalists in its 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.  Nationwide, approximately 1.6 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the program by taking the 2015 Preliminary SAT …

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Xavier College Preparatory’s Golf Team Wins Invitational

Xavier College Preparatory’s golf team won the first-ever Brophy-Xavier Invitational on Saturday, September 24th at the newly renovated Grand Canyon University golf course in Phoenix. Xavier captured the title with a score of 595, outpacing Tucson Salpointe Catholic (718), Scottsdale Desert Mountain (720), Scottsdale Notre Dame Preparatory (750), and Chandler Seton Catholic (874). Two Xavier golfers – freshwoman Ashley Menne and …

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Xavier Senior Captures Two State Championship Titles, Heads To M.I.T.

Xavier College Preparatory senior Tessa Weiss captured the Division I track and field state championship titles in both the 1,600- and the 3,200-meter running events earlier this month. She then went on to win the 1,600-meter event at the Meet of Champions. Tessa graduated from Xavier on May 14th with a 4.0 grade point average and, in the fall, she will …

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