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An Especially Deserving Ryken Award Winner

An Especially Deserving Ryken Award Winner

By Eric Myskowski, Senior Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Campus Features, Campus News, News, uncategorized

Every year during the mass of St. Francis Xavier, the Ryken Award winner is announced. This is the highest award any faculty or staff member can receive. This year, the faculty and staff chose to give it to an especially deserving candidate, Mr. Grasso. Mr. Grasso is a 2005 Xavier graduate who has be...

Another Under the Radar Team: Sailing

Another Under the Radar Team: Sailing

By Eric Myskowski, Senior Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Sports, Sports News, uncategorized, X Teams

  While the successful soccer team made headlines this year, another team was also doing well behind the scenes this fall, the sailing team. They recently finished 5th out of 28 at the Great Oaks Regatta in New Orleans, a national sailing championship sponsored by the All-State Sugar Bowl.   ...

A Closer Look at the Recent Open Houses

A Closer Look at the Recent Open Houses

By Eric Myskowski, Assistant Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News, Opinions, Student Life

After suffering lackluster enrollment last year, Xavier has placed an elevated importance on open houses and other ways to bring prospective students to the school. The turnout at the open houses was strong, especially at the November open house which historically had garnered little interest from prospective...

A Look Into the Ad Campaign

By Dominick Delaney and Alexander Pralea

October 5, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News, Student Life, uncategorized

Throughout the spooky month of October, Xavier High School will begin its annual Ad Campaign.  In it, Xavier students are asked to take on the responsibilities of an Ad Salesman, exploring their surrounding towns in search of adds for the school. This annual event was announced last Thursday at an assembly...

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...

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.

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,...

Successors of Sean Marinan: Coach Andy Guyon

By Laurenz Mosquito, Reporter

January 10, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News, Sports, Sports News, X Teams

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

One stop shop: Your quick guide to helping others

By Alexander Pralea, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Campus News, News, Student Life, uncategorized

Do you want to help others? Have you ever wondered how you could help your fellow Falcon community? Xavier offers many opportunities not only within the school, but also through the local communities to fulfill the 35 hours required by underclassmen, and the 30 hours required by upperclassman: Se...

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 ...

Quote of the Week: 1/10/2016

Quote of the Week: 1/10/2016

By Evan Rigsby, Editor

January 10, 2016


Filed under Campus News, News, Opinions, Student Life, uncategorized

"A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work." - John Lubbock The quote for this week is a one that can relate to all of us. Coming back from the holidays, the stress of work or school can feel like its really piling on. Whether preparing for a project to preparing for a test, it feels l...

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