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How To Make Google Calendar Superior to Any Paper Planner

How To Make Google Calendar Superior to Any Paper Planner

By Laurenz Mosquito, Senior Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Campus Features, Student Life

Think different. Throw away that paper planner of yours and embrace your new digital planner: Google Calendar.

Learning More About the School’s Solar Initiative with Headmaster Eustis

Learning More About the School’s Solar Initiative with Headmaster Eustis

By Laurenz Mosquito, Senior Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Campus Features, Student Life

By September this year, Xavier High School will have fully switched to solar energy, the first Catholic high school in Connecticut to do so. By switching to solar energy...

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Mr. McGrath

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Mr. McGrath

By Laurenz Mosquito, Senior Reporter

February 27, 2018


Filed under Campus Features

Number five will surprise you.

XNN Merger

XNN Merger

By Alexander Pralea, Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under Campus Features, Campus News, News, Student Life

The Kestrel is proud to announce its merger with Falcon Talk and XSN (Xavier Streaming Network). This collaboration will allow each club to retain a separate identity, but also allows for Xavier to have a news network that is the most full-featured. XNN (Xavier News Network) will broaden the user bas...

Xavier Music Shines at Festival

Xavier Music Shines at Festival

By Kevin Galasso, Editor

May 3, 2017


Filed under Campus Features, Student Life

This past weekend, the Xavier Music program competed in a music festival against other schools in the area. The competition was called Music In The Park, which is a competition where the groups compete at a high school and then head to an amusement park after the performance. This competition was held...

Jesus Christ Superstar: When and Where

By Kevin Galasso, Editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under Campus Features, News, Student Life

Jesus Christ Superstar is this year’s Xavier/Mercy musical. It is based off the 1971 rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. It follows the last week of Jesus’s life from arriving at Jerusalem, to his crucifixion on Good Friday. It also details the struggle between the ideals of Jesus and...

The Water Fountain Problem

By Tyler Mathiasen, Assistant Reporter

March 2, 2017


Filed under Campus Features, Onion X, Student Life

  It is 6th period, the classes are switching, and you are thirsty. You sprint to the nearest water fountain, hoping you won’t be late to class. Finally, you make it to the fountain, only to find the water is warm. This scenario happens daily in the halls of Xavier High School. Why does a per...

The First Ever Pink Basketball Game

By Alexander Pralea and Laurenz Mosquito

February 14, 2017


Filed under Campus Features, Campus News, Sports, Student Life

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

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

By Matt Zablocki, Assistant Reporter

January 23, 2017


Filed under Campus Features, Onion X

       As  you  may  know,  my  position  here  at  the  Kestrel  is  still  ‘Assistant  Reporter’.  After  all  my  hard,  waiting  and  waiting  through  the  many  14-21  days  I’ve  been  a  member,  I  still  haven’t  been  promoted.  So,  I’m  stuck  with  the...

Mr. Giglio – Xavier’s New Teacher

By Alexander Pralea, Reporter

January 18, 2017


Filed under Campus Features, Campus News, News, uncategorized

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to speak to Mr. Giglio, Xavier’s new world history and economics teacher to discover who he is. Though Mr. Marinan’s boots were tough to fill, Mr. Giglio has the credentials and experience for the position. Mr. Giglio of Wallingford is a Xavier alumnus,...

The Significance of Sophomore Saturday

The Significance of Sophomore Saturday

By Laurenz Mosquito, Reporter

November 28, 2016


Filed under Campus Features

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

All-American JV vs. Cool Runnings Intramural Basketball Tournament Updates LIVE!

All-American JV vs. Cool Runnings Intramural Basketball Tournament Updates LIVE!

By Joshua Rigsby, Andrew Cammisa, and Evan Rigsby

April 8, 2016


Filed under Campus Features, Campus News, News, Sports

  The game just unfolded! The atmosphere of the gym was that of roaring band music and the two teams warming up. After that jaw dropping round of musical chairs, the teams hit the court once more before they play their game. The warning buzzer rung and DJ Size announced the game would ...

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