The Falcon’s Talk

The Falcon's Talk

By Christopher LoBianco, Reporter

October 10, 2014

The room is filled with the quiet intensity of professionals at work. Recording equipment litters the table and all eyes are fixed upon the holy scripture of the industry: the script. The door is shut and an “On Air” sign glows red against the windows of the room. Like the carefully choreographed...

Construction: Where Are We Now?

Construction: Where Are We Now?

By Joshua Rigsby, Assistant Reporter

October 4, 2014

The construction of the new fields and wing of the school can be viewed on a daily basis, but there is little known about the usage of the field and parts of the new wing. I recently sat down in an interview with our own principal, Mr. Donahue, and I asked him questions about the progress of the construction,...

Xaverian Brothers: An Enduring Legacy

Xaverian Brothers: An Enduring Legacy

By Evan Rigsby, Editor

September 29, 2014

Decreasing numbers of brothers in the Xaverian schools hasn't stopped them from continuing to build an enduring legacy.

Presidential Pay Day

By Tim Brough, Editor

April 10, 2014

President Obama stopped at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain last month, as part of a campaign to gather support for his proposed federal minimum wage increase from $7.25 to $10.10. He was introduced by Governor Malloy, who has historically supported the increase of minimum wage, to...

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Medal Table

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Medal Table

By Evan Rigsby, Editor

February 12, 2014

Place Country Gold Silver Bronze Total 1 Russia 13 11 9 33 2 USA 9 7 12 28 3 Norway 11 5 10 26 4 Canada 10 10 5 25 5 Nether...

Sochi’s Opening Ceremony

Sochi's Opening Ceremony

By Evan Rigsby, Editor

February 8, 2014

The Winter Olympics started off with a bang. Floats, dancers, fireworks, and more were all the rage Friday. Sochi may well have created one the greatest opening ceremonies in Olympic history. People from all over the world came to see this spectacular sight and for the official opening of the 2014 Winter...

Catholic Schools Week at Xavier

Catholic Schools Week at Xavier

By Evan Rigsby, Editor

February 2, 2014

Last week Catholic School’s week wrapped up. Xavier took part in the week with fun and events such as Fact or Fiction trivia questions and a No Tie or Bow Tie Day. This was a great week and everyone enjoyed the activities. Catholic Schools Week started January 26 and ended February 1, 2014. The...

Xavier’s 50th

Xavier's 50th

By Evan Rigsby and Andrew Cammisa

January 15, 2014

Xavier has just reached its 50th anniversary. For fifty years Xavier has been providing excellent education but more importantly living out its motto "Be a Man like Christ." From new upcoming technology to the new additions, Xavier keeps on growing and evolving. And what better way to celebrate this an...

Back in Black

Back in Black

By James Rosborough and Matthew Marotti

October 24, 2013

The Kestrel is Xavier’s online school newspaper, a source intended to update the community of Xavier about recent events and stories. Established in 1965, The Kestrel once showed promising intrigue in its early years as a printed hardcopy.  However, a slow decline led to an exponential drop once th...

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