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Martin leads by example

Sylvia Clubb, News Writer

Catholics are called to serve one another. On April 28, Xavier senior Sam Martin was presented the Daybreak Rotary Service Above Self Award. Each year, local schools are asked by the Daybreak Rotary to nominate one student who goes above and beyond in giving of themselves unselfishly to their community. Xavier Principal Mr. Tom Keating nominated Martin...

May 16, 2017

Academic success recognized

Noah Lynch, News Writer

Some of the top students in the state were recently awarded for their outstanding academic success throughout high school. On April 30, 429 high school seniors received the 15th annual Governor’s Scholar Award. Each year, high schools in Iowa select one or two students who are high academic achievers to receive this award. The students were honored...

May 16, 2017

Monsignor Thomas Zinkula to be bishop

Monsignor Thomas Zinkula to be bishop

Sylvia Clubb, News Writer

Recently, a pillar in the Xavier community received news that would change his life. Monsignor Thomas Zinkula has been in consideration for the bishop...

May 9, 2017

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  • Boys’ soccer looking for revenge

    The Xavier boys’ soccer team looks to turn back the clock this season. After losing during the first round at state last year to Hudson, the Saints ...

  • Girls’ soccer set new goals

    Sir Alex Ferguson once said, “Hard work will always overcome natural talent when natural talent does not work hard enough.” This is one of the Xav...

  • Trackletes run at Drake Relays

    Trackletes run at Drake Relays

  • Fulton fuels the Saints

    Senior Jacob Fulton broke a school record by bowling a high score of 299 against Iowa City West on Friday, January 20 at May City Bowl. Fulton knoc...

  • Swimmers qualify for state

    The State Tourniment  for the boys’ swimmers is just around the corner. Both the Washington and Kennedy teams have been preparing for this all seas...

  • Gerke MVC champ, 150 wins

    No Xavier Saint wrestler has ever won the Mississippi Valley Conference tournament twice in their career at Xavier. Well, this fact was true until sen...

  • Trapshooting team aims for goals

    “Keep your eye on the target.” This might be a common saying, but for trapshooting, it is the most important thing. For the Xavier trapshooting...

  • Xavier tennis is back in action

    The Xavier boys’ tennis team is returning five out of six  varsity players from last year’s varsity team. This year, the team consists of juni...

  • Katie Tallett works toward school record

    Katie Tallett works toward school record

  • Boys’ soccer starts strong

    It is the beginning of another season for the Xavier boys’ soccer team, and that means it is the beginning of another journey to the state tournamen...

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Opinion

Embarrass yourself

Sidney Scott, Mini-Feature Editor

“Life is more fun when you embarrass yourself.” I can vividly remember saying this to my best friends as I stood on a chair leading a chant in a crowded restaurant filled...

May 9, 2017

Lessons the seniors taught me

Lauryn Montuoro, Opinion Writer

For three years, I have looked up to 176 amazing individuals and aimed to learn as much as I could from them. It’s crazy there are only 17 days until I fill their shoes...

May 9, 2017

Wishing on a shooting star…

Gabby Waltermeyer, Opinion Writer

Have you ever wished for something, whether it was when you were blowing out your birthday candles, wishing on a shooting star, or just simply sitting down hoping for something?...

May 9, 2017

Live with Humility

May 9, 2017

A message to moms

May 9, 2017

So Please…

April 28, 2017

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