The student news site of Xavier High School

The First Ever Pink Basketball Game

By Alex Pralea and Laurenz Mosquito

Basketball is the latest Xavier sport to be used in raising awareness for breast cancer.

Read More »

Feb 14 • 1 Comment

How To Save Your New Year’s Resolution

January 18, 2017

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...  Read More »

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 First Ever Pink Basketball Game

By Alex Pralea and Laurenz Mosquito

Basketball is the latest Xavier sport to be used in raising awareness for breast cancer.

Read More »

Feb 14 • 1 Comment

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 »

What Sports Are Actually Good For?

By Matt Zablocki, Reporter

Coming  up  in  only  a  few  days  is  one  of  the  biggest  sports  days  on  the  American  calendar,  which  millions  of  people  throughout  the  country  will  celebrate  with  cook-offs,  parties,  and,  of  course  watching  the  Superbowl  on  TV.  Now,  since  I...  Read More »

Feb 14 • No Comments

The First Ever Pink Basketball Game

February 14, 2017

On January 20th, Xavier faced off against its rival Fairfield Prep for the first-ever pink basketball game. Although Xavier’s basketball team fell to Fairfield Prep’s ...  Read More »

Successors of Sean Marinan: Coach Andy Guyon

January 10, 2017

Andy Guyon is the new head coach of the football team for Xavier High School, taking the place of Sean Marinan, who resigned as head coach and Social Studies...  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.

Read More »

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 »

What Sports Are Actually Good For?

By Matt Zablocki, Reporter

Coming  up  in  only  a  few  days  is  one  of  the  biggest  sports  days  on  the  American  calendar,  which  millions  of  people  throughout  the  country  will  celebrate  with  cook-offs,  parties,  and,  of  course  watching  the  Superbowl  on  TV.  Now,  since  I’m  the  most  skilled,  intelli...  Read More »

No Comments

Video Games and Violence: is there a connection?

By Joshua Rigsby, Editor

Humans are wondrous creatures, capable of building cities and establishing countries. However, humans are also capable of horrendous things, like murder and torture of others. We don't understand what causes violence in humans, but we've tried to tie certain things to the idea that they aid in causing violence. The newest victim of this trend is video...  Read More »

No Comments

Recent Opinions Stories

More Than Being Just a Student?

More Than Being Just a Student?

It's May and that means its the time for high school seniors to start winding down their options for...  Read More »

What Sports Are Actually Good For?

By Matt Zablocki, Reporter

Coming  up  in  only  a  few  days  is  one  of  the  biggest  sports  days  on  the  American  calendar,  which  millions  of  people  throughout  the  country  will  celebrate  with  cook-offs,  parties,  and,  of  course  watching  the  Superbowl  on  TV.  Now,  since  I’m  the  most  skilled,  intelli...  Read More »

Feb 14 • No Comments

Teachers Hate The New Year

By Laurenz Mosquito, Reporter

After two weeks of nothing but forsaken curfews, late-night partying, and general laziness, students are expected to quickly reembrace their mentally demanding and time consuming classes once again. But, it’s not the students who become frustrated when met with such responsibility, but their teachers.

Read More »

Jan 23 • No Comments

Why Being an Assistant Reporter is Terrible (About the Kestrel)

January 23, 2017

       As  you  may  know,  my  position  here  at  the  Kestrel  is  still  ‘Assi...  Read More »

Oddities of the Election Solved

January 18, 2017

During  the  past  election  season,  the  news  about  the  supposed  Russian  hackers, ...  Read More »

The student news site of Xavier High School
The student news site of Xavier High School