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How To Save Your New Year’s Resolution

By Joshua Rigsby, Editor

2016 has come to a close and 2017 has begun. As is tradition, many of us have made New Years's Resolutions. Unfortunately many of us have probably abandoned them by now. This is normal. We all seem to follow this cycle of commitment then laziness every year. Its not too late to get back on track or keep...  Read More »

Jan 18 • No Comments

Robotics Seasons Starts in a Whirl of Steam

Robotics Seasons Starts in a Whirl of Steam

January 18, 2017

The Robotics Competition of 2017 has finally begun! This year’s theme, being Steampunk, is an exciting theme that has been hyped within Team 4557. With...  Read More »

The Crucible: When, Where, and Why

The Crucible: When, Where, and Why

December 8, 2016

The Crucible is in a long list of productions in the Xavier/Mercy drama club. The club that started four years ago and has become a massive club doing...  Read More »

The Significance of Sophomore Saturday

The Significance of Sophomore Saturday

By Laurenz Mosquito, Reporter

An investigation into a day usually given a bad-rap.

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Nov 28 • No Comments

Rogue One: A Kestrel Story

By Matt Zablocki, Assistant Reporter

During  the  past  two  years,  two  brand  new  Star  Wars  movies  have  come  out,  but  one  of  them  has  a  very  special  relationship  with  the  other  movies:  Rogue  One.  A  side  story  who’s  plot  occurs  just  before  the  beginning  of  the ...  Read More »

Jan 18 • No Comments

IPhone 7, Is it worth it?

November 29, 2016

As many of you may already know by now Apple has released the new brand new IPhone 7. However, with the many conspiracies and rumors going around about...  Read More »

A Seven Nation Army Couldn’t Hold This Game Back (Battlefield 1 Review)

November 8, 2016

Battlefield 1 has finally arrived, following lots of hype and speculation. I myself wondered how World War 1 would fit as a setting for a series that has...  Read More »

Successors of Sean Marinan: Coach Andy Guyon

By Laurenz Mosquito, Reporter

Andy Guyon is the new head coach of the football team for Xavier High School.

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Jan 10 • No Comments

Winter Sports Season has Arrived!

December 13, 2016

Hey Freshmen, did you miss out on joining a sports team or club in the fall? Don’t worry, these are the sports you can join. Throughout the winter Xavier...  Read More »

Cubs End 108 Year Drought

December 12, 2016

After surviving a grueling World Series, the Cubs emerged as the victors for the first in time in 108 years. It was well deserved, showing the new the...  Read More »

Successors of Sean Marinan: Coach Andy Guyon

By Laurenz Mosquito, Reporter

Andy Guyon is the new head coach of the football team for Xavier High School.

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Jan 10 • No Comments

Winter Sports Season has Arrived!

December 13, 2016

Hey Freshmen, did you miss out on joining a sports team or club in the fall? Don’t worry, these are the sports you can join. Throughout the winter Xavier...  Read More »

Xavier Hockey Skates to Success

January 14, 2016

Xavier hockey has been doing great this season. They have an 8-1 record so far and they're still going strong. Their recent successes include a win...  Read More »

More Than Being Just a Student?

More Than Being Just a Student?

By Evan Rigsby, Editor

Editorial: A deeper look into the admissions systems of colleges and universities.

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App Review: Notability

App Review: Notability

By Evan Rigsby, Editor

Presenting a note-taking juggernaut.

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The Reventant – Was it good?

The Revenant was directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, and stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy. As of...  Read More »

Oddities of the Election Solved

By Matt Zablocki, Assistant Reporter

During  the  past  election  season,  the  news  about  the  supposed  Russian  hackers,  who  have  been  reported  to  have  heavily  influenced  the  election,  has  been  commonly  disputed.  However,  we  here  at  the  Kestrel  are  proud  to  be  able  to  bring  you  the  truth  behind  the  matter. ...  Read More »

Jan 18 • No Comments

The Trouble With Our Desks

By Matt Zablocki, Assistant Reporter

Our  school  has  a  serious  issue  on  its  hands,  which  if  it  isn’t  solved  immediately,  could  do… well,  nothing.  However,  it  still  is  noteworthy,  and  so,  we’re  writing  an  article  about  it.  So,  to  begin  with,  what  is  the  trouble  with  our  desks?  Well,  I  think  all ...  Read More »

Jan 18 • No Comments

The Solution to First Lunch

The Solution to First Lunch

October 11, 2016

Many freshmen have complained about having First Lunch. A few reasons include: the fact that one is not...  Read More »

The Asecension of the Xaverian Übermensch

The Asecension of the Xaverian Übermensch

March 29, 2015

Today marks the 52nd birthday of the Xaverian Übermensch. Few know that they have seized control of...  Read More »

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