Xavier

Xavier’s Mother’s Guild hosts annual friendly, fun fashion show fundraiser
By Juan Carlos Ramirez ‘18 The ROUNDUP The Xavier Fashion Show is the largest scholarship fundraising event held by Xavier’s Mother’s Guild. Although this Xavier event is for the Xavier seniors, Brophy seniors are invited to participate with the Xavier students. Mrs. Martha Chung and Mrs. Michelle Zachar are the co-chairs of the Mother’s Guild and overseers of the Xavier Fashion Show. Both women describe the Xavier Fashion Show as…
‘In the Heights’ seeks to be culturally accurate take on Miranda’s production
By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP Brophy/Xavier Theatre’s upcoming production of “In the Heights” at Xavier seeks to be accurate in its cultural portrayal of the largely Dominican-American New York City Washington Heights neighborhood. “The actors and crew of the show have committed to putting on an accurate portrayal of the script, the characters, and the story intended by Lin Manuel-Miranda,” said Elias Sabbagh ’17, who portrays Parigua Guy in…
For First Time Ever, Xavier Hosts Frosh Mixer
Chris Stanek’19 THE ROUNDUP After hosting the annual Frosh Mixer every year since its creation, Brophy turned the event over to Xavier this year. Due to this change many opinions struck up about how it was going to turn out, but no one was sure. Aidan McGuire ’20, a freshman at Brophy, said he enjoyed the Frosh Mixer very much. “I met a lot of Xavier girls and didn’t expect…
Brophy and Xavier students discuss advantages, disadvantages in attending single sex schools
[mp3j track=http://brophyroundup.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Brophy-Xavier-Students-Discuss.mp3] By Jackson Santy ’13 THE ROUNDUP Attending a single sex school like Brophy or Xavier is an experience that not every young man or woman have. Social interaction habits change when the only exposure you have to the opposite gender is outside of school, or by the chance that you have a coed class. Some people see the idea of single sex school as advantageous, others disadvantageous. See…
Brophy, Xavier Latin Club compete in state contest
Small delegation takes several awards By Aakash Jain ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy and Xavier Latin Club attended the Arizona State Junior Classical League Convention Saturday, April 21. Although they fielded the smallest delegation, they won several awards. Michael Gaynor ’15 won fifth place on the History Exam, and Jeremiah Johnson ’14 took first place in Latin Sight Reading out of more than 100 students who competed. The entire team…
‘Once Upon a Mattress’ debuts March 22

By Brett A. Mejia ’13/THE ROUNDUP
Brophy’s spring musical production “Once Upon a Mattress” comes to Xavier’s Virginia Piper Performing Arts Center March 22.
Directed by Brophy English teacher Ms. Dorothy Dunnion and assisted by Brophy English teacher Ms. Susan Maynard, “Once Upon a Mattress” is a satiric retelling of the fable “The Princess and the Pea.”

Xavier spring play debuts March 1

By Kevin Cabano ’12
THE ROUNDUP
After four sold-out performances of “Beauty and the Beast” last fall, Xavier’s Performing Arts theatre is back with its spring production of “The Matchmaker.”

Students debate Xavier, Brophy integration

By Colin Marston ’13
THE ROUNDUP

Brophy acts as an all-male institution but there are some instances of where boys from Brophy interact with Xavier girls.

There are many different classes that foster the integration of Xavier and Brophy classes, including the French department at Xavier, the Latin department at Brophy, and various co-ed electives and fine arts courses offered to students at either school.

Xavier Gator

Would you please state your name for the record?

Rebecca Jelenick ’12

What do you think about the nuclear meltdown in Japan?

Very sad, I like Japan and I have always wanted to visit.

What do you think will happen if an actual meltdown occurs?

I have no idea.

Xavier Gator

Natalie Chapin ’13

By Dillan Ducar ’13
THE ROUNDUP

What do you normally do on the weekends?

I’m in National Charity League so I do a lot of charity stuff. I also hang out with my friends at the mall. I’m not really a shopping person I just go to hang out with people. Friday nights I go to all the games, dances if there are any. And the rest is homework.