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Teacher Spotlight: Mr. Jonathan Farrell
Teacher Spotlight: Mr. Jonathan Farrell
By Samuel Matt, Assistant Reporter • March 1, 2021

As a Kestrel member who is new this year, I, Samuel Matt, have found that writing articles and working with the Kestrel community has been fruitful, fun, and experience-building. Therefore, I decided to interview Xavier graduate, substitute teacher, and...

Picture taken by photographer Tuca Vieira in Brazil (2004). This contrasts the poverty of Paraisópolis favela (left) with its wealthy neighbor, Morumbi (right).
Poverty Is Violence
By Wyatt McElroy, Assistant Reporter • February 25, 2021

Just about a month ago, sitting on the bus heading to my prestigious Catholic High School, the vehicle stopped at an intersection. It being a...

Anxious People Review
Anxious People Review
February 24, 2021

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman, who previously penned A Man Called Ove, is the most important novel of 2020. Wrapping themes of parenthood,...

How the Kestrel Fits into Mr. St. George
How the Kestrel Fits into Mr. St. George's Plan for Total World Domination
By Aidan Pesce, Assistant Reporter • February 22, 2021

You may have never suspected it, but the truth has always been there, hiding deep below the surface. They say some secrets are best left...

WandaVision Review
WandaVision Review
By Andrei Abarientos, Assistant Reporter • February 18, 2021

*Mild spoilers for episodes 1-6 of WandaVision* In recent years, the superhero genre has become near impossible to escape. Studios like DC,...

U.S. Capitol Building
Business in the Capitol: What Does the School Think?
By Justin Caulfield, Senior Reporter • January 21, 2021
Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Garria
Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Garria
By Aidan Higgins, Editor-in-Chief • December 13, 2020
Watching Falcon
Watching Falcon's Watch
By Dominick Delaney, Editor • December 10, 2020
No Midterms? Not exactly...
No Midterms? Not exactly...
By Liam Sheeley, Assistant Reporter • November 25, 2020
How the Kestrel Fits into Mr. St. George
How the Kestrel Fits into Mr. St. George's Plan for Total World Domination
By Aidan Pesce, Assistant Reporter • February 22, 2021



You may have never suspected it, but the truth has always been there, hiding deep below the surface. They say some secrets are best
The Real Reason Xavier High School Closed
The Real Reason Xavier High School Closed
By Aidan Pesce, Assistant Reporter • December 10, 2020
Despite what everyone thinks, the global pandemic was not the real reason the school
Presidential Wipeout Adventure Course
Presidential Wipeout Adventure Course
By Wyatt McElroy, Assistant Reporter • October 26, 2020
Immediately following the second Presidential debate,
Anxious People Review
Anxious People Review
February 24, 2021

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman, who previously penned A Man Called Ove, is the most important novel of 2020. Wrapping themes of parenthood,...

WandaVision Review
WandaVision Review
By Andrei Abarientos, Assistant Reporter • February 18, 2021
Die Hard Movie Review
Die Hard Movie Review
By Evan McDonald January 14, 2021
Picture taken by photographer Tuca Vieira in Brazil (2004). This contrasts the poverty of Paraisópolis favela (left) with its wealthy neighbor, Morumbi (right).
Poverty Is Violence
By Wyatt McElroy, Assistant Reporter

Just about a month ago, sitting on the bus heading to my prestigious Catholic High School, the vehicle stopped

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: A protester holds a Trump flag inside the US Capitol Building near the Senate Chamber on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session that day to ratify President-elect Joe Biden
What D.C. Says About Our Country
Last week, the United States Capitol Building was stormed by a pro-Trump mob. They were protesting in
The Safety of the School: What Does the School Think?
The Safety of the School: What Does the School Think?
The Coronavirus Pandemic is still a very real issue in Xavier High School, the state of Connecticut,
2021 New York Mets Preview
2021 New York Mets Preview
By Jack Roy , Assistant Reporter • February 4, 2021
The Battle for New York Basketball
The Battle for New York Basketball
By Lucas Lomuntad, Assistant Reporter • January 28, 2021
Xavier Parkas: What to do in Trying Times of Temperature Crises
Xavier Parkas: What to do in Trying Times of Temperature Crises
By Samuel Matt, Assistant Reporter • February 3, 2021

The days of frigidity are in full force, and this means many things: Christmas, New Year’s, presents, (all of which already happened) and Valentine’s...

Should We Ban Facebook?
Should We Ban Facebook?
By Spencer Thompson, Assistant Reporter • February 1, 2021
Goodbye, Netflix - Sincerely, Michael Scott
Goodbye, Netflix - Sincerely, Michael Scott
By Malki Chavez-Vera, Assistant Reporter • November 7, 2020
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