Xavier College Preparatory

Meet Sophie Wix, Xavier College Prep Alumna

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 M.Phil. in Medical Science at the University of Cambridge and conduct breast …

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Seven Decades of Xavier Graduates Attend All-Alumnae Celebration of School’s 75th Anniversary

Several hundred Xavier College Preparatory alumnae returned to the school’s campus on Thursday, April 12 for an all-alumnae celebration in honor of the 75th Anniversary / Diamond Jubilee of Xavier’s founding in 1943.  Members of the school’s first graduating Class of 1947 through its most recent graduating Class of 2017, as well as retired and current faculty members, parents, spouses, …

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Xavier Sophomore Ashley Menne Verbally Commits to Arizona State University Women’s Golf Program

Ms. Menne is one of the nation’s finest junior golfers. She won the prestigious ACDS / Ryan Moore Junior at Oakbrook and had her first hole-in-one in the Lakewood, Washington, tournament. She finished in the top ten in six AJGA events in 2017 and in the December 2017 Joanne Winter Arizona Silver Belle Championship. For the second consecutive year, Ms. …

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Xavier Students Help Victims Affected By Hurricanes

Xavier College Preparatory students, faculty, staff, parents, alumnae, and friends raised nearly $30,000 this week to aid those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Pictured in the attached image are several of Xavier’s junior class student council officers with a check payable to Catholic Charities USA for hurricane relief efforts. 31,918 total views, 4 views today

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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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