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                                                                           XCP WEEKLY ENEWS

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                                                                                                                              THINKING
      Quick Clicks                                                                 OCTOBER 20-26, 2008
    ____________                                                                                                              10/28 Fall
        2008/2009                                                                                                             Band Concert-
        XCP Calendar
                                                                                      A pure heart create for me O’God.       7:00pm-XCP
                                                                                                  Psalm 51                    PAC
       Annual Holiday                                                                                                         10/28-10/30
                                                                                                                              AIMS Testing
      Dinner & Auction
                                                                                                                              10/31 Eighth
                                                                                                                              Grade Day
        College Visits
                                                                                                                              11/02 Open
                                                                                                                              House for Class
                                                                           Saturday, Oct 18, the Gators begin play for the
             CTODP                                                                                                            of 2013
                                                                                    team badminton State Title.               11/08 I'll be
                                                                                                                              home for
       Gator Quarterly                                                   We play against North Canyon at 1:00pm at Corona     Christmas -
                                                                         del Sol High School. The winner of our match plays   Holiday Dinner
                                                                          the winner of the Corona del Sol vs. Mesa match     & Auction
   Legacy of Leadership
                                                                                     at 3:00pm at Corona del Sol.             11/09 Dads'
                                                                                                                              Club Golf
     Watch Legacy of                                                                                                          Tournament
                                                                                               Go Gators!
     Leadership Video                                                                                                         11/27-11/28
                                                                                                                              Thanksgiving
                                                                                                                              Holiday-No
         Lunch Menu                                                                                                           School
                                                                                                                              12/07
                                                                                                                              Christmas
           Podcasts                                                                                                           Pageant
                                                                                                                              12/13
       Scholarship                                                                                                            Christmas
                                                                                     Online now, click here                   Dance
    Newsletter-Sept 08
                                                                                                                              12/17-12/19
                                                                                                                              Semester Exams
         Senior Moms
                                                                                                                              12/23-01/02
                                                                            Dads' Club Golf Tournament will be held on        Christmas
                                                                         Sunday, November 9. The school calendar has it       Vacation
      S.H.O.P.S!/Scrip
                                                                             listed on November 2, which is an error.         01/05 Classes
                                                                                                                              Resume
    Stark Gallery Show                                                                                                        01/10
                                                                                                                              Placement Test
                                                                                                                              for Class of
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                                                                                                                 2013
                                                                                                                 01/16 School
        Tuition Raffle
                                           MONDAY, OCT 20                                                        Holiday
                                           QUARTER HOLIDAY - NO SCHOOL                                           01/19 MLK Jr
                                           Badminton State Team Quarter Finals @ Dobson                          Holiday-No
                                           High School-6:30pm                                                    School
    Subscribe to Enews                                                                                           01/16-01/19
                                           Tree Trimming on Campus – 6:00am-3:00pm                               Dads' Club Ski
                                           Co-Ed Softballl - 6:30-8:30pm-BCP                                     Trip
               Download                                                                                          01/24 Make-
                PDF of                                                                                           up Placement
                Enews                      TUESDAY, OCT 21                                                       Test for Class
                                           HR/1/5/B/2/3/L/6/7/8                                                  of 2013
                                                                                                                 02/07 Dads'
                                           Xavier S.H.O.P.S! table at the Traffic Circle-
                                                                                                                 Club Father/
                                           7:30am-8:15am                                                         Daughter Dance
       Xavier Home                                                                                               02/13 Spring
                                                                                                                 Holiday-No
                                                                         GearXChange open 12:00pm-1:30pm         School
                                                                         - Ltd qty of special Blue Out t-shirt   02/16
                                                                                                                 Presidents' Day-
                                                                         on sale for $15 - more info             No School
                                                                                                                 02/17 Bishops'
                                                                                                                 Holiday - No
                                                                                                                 School
                                                                                                                 03/01 Class of
                                           Class Officers’ (9,10,11) Meetings - Lunch
                                                                                                                 2013
                                           All Frosh Interested in Running for Class                             Registration
                                           Office-Mandatory Mtg - Lunch-LH                                       03/10 Evening
                                           Student Ambassadors-GLH-2:50pm                                        Registration for
                                           Volleyball (H) vs. Gilbert – Fr. @ 4:00pm, JV @                       Class of 2013
                                                                                                                 03/15
                                           5:00pm, V @ 6:00pm
                                                                                                                 Scholarship
                                           Frosh Tennis (H) vs Basha @ 3:30pm                                    Fashion Show-
                                           Swimming & Diving (A) @ Hamilton High School –                        Dream -
                                           Both Swimming & Diving @ Hamilton High                                Sheraton
                                           Phone-A-Thon-5:00-9:00pm-LH                                           Phoenix
                                                                                                                 Downtown Hotel
                                                                                                                 03/21 Senior
                                                                                                                 Mother/
                                           WEDNESDAY, OCT 22                                                     Daughter
                                       HR/1/4/B/5/2/L/6/7/8                                                      Retreat
                                       Blue Out Day - wear XCP royal blue shirts to school                       04/04-04/13
                                       and to the volleyball game against St. Mary's. Brophy                     Easter Vacation
                                                                                                                 04/14 Classes
                                       is supporting Xavier and many BCP boys will be at game
                                                                                                                 Resume
                                       to cheer on Xavier.                                                       04/17 Senior
                                       Presidents’ Council-Lunch-LH                                              Prayer Day/
                                                                                                                 Career Day
                                                                                                                 04/22 Dads'
                                                                                                                 Club BBQ for
                                                                GearXChange open 12:00pm-1:30pm                  Class of 2013 &
                                                                                                                 Parents
                                                                                                                 04/24 Moving
                                                                                                                 Up Mass
                                                                                                                 04/25 XCP/
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                                                                                                      BCP Prom
                                       Detention - 3:35-4:25pm – LH                                   05/04
                                       Golf Team Rules Clinic-3:15-5:00pm                             Baccalaureate
                                        Badminton State Team Finals @ Dobson High School              Mass
                                                                                                      05/16 XCP
                                       – 6:30pm                                                       Graduation
                                        Volleyball (H) vs. St. Mary’s – Fr. @ 4:00pm, JV              05/20-05/22
                                       @ 5:00pm, V @ 6:00pm                                           Semester Exams
                                         Alumnae Assoc Steering Committee Meeting-5:30pm-             05/23 XCP/
                                       PAC Green Room                                                 BCP Project
                                                                                                      Graduation
                                                                                                      Party
                                       THURSDAY, OCT 23                                               05/25
                                       HR/1/3/B/4/5/L/6/7/8                                           Memorial Day -
                                       Weekly Raffle Prizes during Morning Announcements              No School
                                       Spanish Club-Lunch-LH                                          05/26
                                                                                                      Summer School
                                                                                                      Begins
                                                                GearXChange open 12:00pm-1:30pm

                                                                                                      Printable XCP
                                                                                                      Calendar of
                                       Xavier S.H.O.P.S! table at the Traffic Circle-2:30-3:45pm
                                                                                                      Important
                                       XCP Young Vincentians-3:30pm-Watkins-w/Conway                  Dates for
                                       Golf Regionals @ Cave Creek Golf Course – 7:00am               2008/2009
                                       Volleyball (A) vs. Mountain Ridge – Fr. @ 4:00pm, JV
                                       @ 5:00pm, V @ 6:00pm
                                       Frosh Tennis (H) vs Chandler @ 3:30pm
                                       Phone-A-Thon-5:00-9:00pm-LH
                                       Fall Choir Concert-7:00pm-PAC
                                       10 Ways to Communicate with your Teens - Brophy Great Hall -
                                       7:00-8:30pm more info


                                       FRIDAY, OCT 24
                                        HR/2/3/B/4/5 Schedule B
                                        Pep Rally at BCP Mall-6:00am
                                       XCP HR begins at 7:50am
                                       Weekly Raffle Prizes during Morning Announcements
                                       Dismissal 12:10pm
                                       Gatortown
                                       Badminton State Individuals @ Dobson High School –
                                       Time tba
                                       Golf Regionals @ Cave Creek Golf Course – 7:00am
                                       ChoDA Fall Choral Fest-Coronado High School
                                       Varsity Football vs. St. Mary’s 7pm @ Phx College

SATURDAY, OCT 25

ACT - School Code 030295

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 Detention - 7:30am-3:30pm-LH
 Badminton State Individual @ Dobson High School – Time tba
 Gatortown
 Mt. SAC Cross Country Invitational at Mt. San Antonio Community College
in Walnut, CA
 ChoDA Fall Choral Fest-Coronado High School
 BCP Father/Son Mass & Breakfast
 ASU/Oregon Football (H)


SUNDAY, OCT 26

Gatortown
AZ Cardinals vs Carolina Panthers (A)




                                                                                          Raffle
                                                                            Grand Prize - $10,000
                                                                           Second Prize - $2,500

                                        As in years past, each student is required to sell at least two tickets as stated
                                             in the tuition agreement we all signed at the beginning of the year.

                                                      Raffle tickets are $25.00 each or 12 for $250 - we are awarding
                                                        some great prizes to motivate students to sell, sell, sell!

                                                               Top student seller will be awarded a Mac Notebook Computer.




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                                             Additional prizes and treats will be awarded throughout the next three
                                       weeks - please refer to the schedule         included in your daughter's packet.

                                                                         We appreciate your support!




                                                                                             read the flyer

You will want to see this! Join other Xavier and Brophy parents on Thursday October 23rd
at 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in the Harper Great Hall. We are honored to have guest speaker
Brandon Curtis, Brophy graduate 2003, from Workshops for Youth and Families. He will
discuss tips and pointers on “10 Ways to Communicate with your Teens.” Learn how to talk
with your teen and empower them to become more confident, resilient, productive leaders
in society.

This meeting will help us teach our teens personal leadership skills and offer creative
resistance that buffer youth against negative health behaviors. The Workshops for Youth
& Families are the proud recipients of the 2008 “Be More…Humble” People’s Choice
Award presented by Channel 8. Take a moment to visit “Workshops for Youth &
Families” website http://www.orho.org/eoffice/taf/_orho.taf?mnid=about&smid=0&vurl=orho

                                                 This event is sponsored by Brophy's Parent Information committee




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                                                                            click
                                                                         invitation
                                                                             for
                                                                           larger
                                                                            view
                                                                            and
                                                                         reply card




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                                                                       Please join us for an evening of music at the
                                       Fall Band Concert, to be held at the Performing Arts Theatre at XCP, Oct. 28th
                                          at 7:00 p.m. This concert will be featuring the talented musicians of the
                                           Brophy/Xavier Wind Ensemble, Honors Band, Symphonic Band and two
                                                                         Jazz Bands.




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                                                                                 Tuition Raffle

                                       How about a 1 in 250 chance to win free tuition for the 2009/2010 school year?

                                                                     This will be the best $100 you'll ever spend.

                                                      Teresa Malkoon and Loretta Aja, chairwomen of the
                                             Holiday Dinner & Auction, are pleased to announce that there will be a
                                                              Xavier Tuition Raffle this year at the
                                                               I'll be Home for Christmas event.

                                                                Only 250 raffle tickets will be sold at $100 each.

                                                 The winning ticket will be drawn before the Live Auction portion of
                                                                    the Holiday Dinner & Auction.
                                                                     Winner need not be present.

                                         Tickets may be purchased by dropping off a check to Nancy Lockman, Sr.
                                       Joan's Assistant. Her office is across from the Bookstore. If you prefer to use
                                                 a credit card, please call Nancy at 602.277.3772 Ext 3008.

                                                                         Proceeds to benefit Founders' Hall.

                                                                              Only 250 tickets will be sold,

                                                                                       so act now!

                                                      This raffle is separate from the mandatory school raffle for $10,000 cash.



                                             The Cork Club is your connection to fine wines at the Holiday Dinner &
                                           Auction. Located in the dinner tent, the Cork Club offers a large selection of
                                               wines sold by the bottle at very reasonable prices.

                                 Please visit the Cork Club Table to check out the selection for your
                            dining pleasure. Our Xavier parent/wine experts will be available to help you
                                               select the perfect vintage for your table.
                                   Contact Durenda Tomcyk durenda3@cox.net 602-315-3952 or
                                             Jan Voorhies mm2d@cox.net 602-326-7671
                                                           with any questions.




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Just a few of the Auction items donated so far!

VINCENT COOKING DEMO & DINNER FOR SIX
This is your chance to see for yourself, up close and personal, how a professional chef prepares
those gourmet meals. Gather your friends and treat yourself to a cooking demonstration by the
famous Vincent of Vincent on Camelback, followed by a meal you won't soon forget. The food
demo will begin at 5 p.m., with dinner to follow. Menu will be the chef's choice.



                                                                          MERCEDES-
                                                                          BENZ SL
                                                                          PEDAL CAR


                                                                          Classic blue
                                                                          Mercedes-Benz
                                                                          SL pedal car.




A DAY IN LA!
Mark your calendars, Tuesday January 20, 2009! This is a day you won't want to miss! Spend the
day in LA. We will fly into the Burbank Airport and be met and whisked from the airport to the 11:00
a.m. taping of the Dr. Phil Show at Paramount Studios. We will then enjoy lunch at the
Paramount Studios Executive Dining Room where we are sure to see some of Hollywood's
most popular celebrities! From there we will enjoy a two-hour Star Home Tour to include
Beverly Hills, Bel-Air, Rodeo Drive, Sunset Strip and homes of some of the world's most
famous celebrities including tom Cruise, Ozzie Osbourne, Madonna, and Angelina Jolie just to name
a few. We will then be dropped off at the Burbank Airport in time to fly back to Phoenix. This trip
is limited to only 26 spots at $150 per person. Be sure to sign up for this one early! FIXED
BID TABLE

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                                  HEY, THAT'S MY SPOT!
                                  Those mornings of frantic rushing are a thing of the past. Give your
                                  sweet Gator the gift of her very own, reserved parking spot. Good for the
                                  2009-2010 school year.




CONVENT CHINA SERVICE FOR TWELVE

Have a heavenly dining experience on this full china set for 12.
Convent Treasures




                     See all the auction items - click here




                                                MOCK TRIAL! MOCK TRIAL! . . . and WOW! Xavier Mock Trial!


                                       This past weekend in Brooklyn, New York, Xavier’s Mock Trial Team competed
                                         in the Second Annual Empire City High School Mock Trial Invitational. This
                                                       year’s tournament was an international event.

                                            Xavier’s Mock Trial Team was matched against 16 of the top mock trial
                                             teams from the United States and three continents, including teams
                                                           from Australia, South Korea, and Ireland.

                                           We are proud to announce that Xavier finished in the top five, capturing
                                            4th place, missing a second place tie by ONE POINT on ONE BALLOT.

                                                                          TEAM MEMBERS include

                                                                                 Josette
                                                                                 Barsano

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                                                                                     Monica
                                                                                    Browner
                                                                                  Darcy Fowler
                                                                                  Lauren Davis
                                                                                     Taylor
                                                                                    McCreary
                                                                                     Devon
                                                                                   McLaughlin
                                                                                 Emily Medland
                                                                                  Jenn Milazzo
                                                                                  Maricarmen
                                                                                  Perez-Vargas


                                                                           click here for larger picture

                                       JENN MILAZZO, out of a possible 20 judging ranks scored a superior 17 ranks.
                                            In recognition of Jenn’s performance as an attorney, she received
                                                     the tournament’s “Outstanding Lawyer” Award.

                                                                Go Gators! Go Mock Trial! Xavier is proud of you.




                                       An evening of good food, fellowship and fun - that is what the Holiday Auction
                                                                    & Dinner is all about.

                                           Put together a group of ten or five couples or we can seat you with other
                                            fantastic Xavier friends! Maybe you Frosh parents would like to sit with
                                                          other Baby Gator parents. Just let us know.

                                              You may register online at http://xcp.maestroweb.com or mail us the
                                                             information along with your payment.

                                              If you have any questions regarding your reservation, please call Ann
                                                                   Medici (480 998-4197) or
                                              Julie Wesley (602 309-3427). We hope to see all of you this year at




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                                                       Xavier 2008 Auction!




                                                                          What's New This Year?

                                        Dinner tent located on future site of Founders' Hall (south of Activity Center)

                                             Convent Treasures - beautiful and sentimental items from old Convent

                                                                                Live Nativity

                                            Special senior Christmas tree with an ornament for every XCP Senior'09

                                                                               Tuition Raffle

                                              Time's ticking by and the auction is just three weeks away. We need
                                                                            your help.
                                                Think about all of the places you go in a week. Your hair stylist,
                                         your manicurist, your favorite restaurant, that boutique that always carries
                                         the perfect outfit for your big occasions...all of these businesses could help
                                                              us make this the best auction ever!

                                               Stumped for ideas? Consider underwriting an item. There are plenty
                                            of packages that could use some extra stuff. Contact Acquisitions Chair
                                              Lynne Jackson (vinomommy@aol.com) and she'll point you in the
                                                                        right direction.

                                       Remember, you can help XCP out two ways by donating gift cards from Xavier
                                           S.H.O.P.S! Put together a dinner and a movie night ( restaurant and theater
                                       gift cards), a shopping spree at the mall (check out the selection of retail stores), or a
                                               trip (airline and hotel vouchers) and help the Xavier Scholarship Fund
                                                         while contributing to our auction. Everybody wins!

                                          Just print out the donation agreement here and take it with you the next
                                       time you're out and about. This is a community event and we need everyone
                                                         in the XCP community to make this a success.

                                                     If you have questions, need something picked up, or need ideas,
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                                          contact Lynne ASAP! You can make a donation online and check out what
                                                    we've already received at http://xcp.maestroweb.com




XCP in the News

Xavier Gears up for annual holiday dinner

Rabbi Abie Ingber to Speak at Xavier College Preparatory

Diocese of Phoenix to host first Night of Hope to support Catholic Schools diocese
of phx website


Golf-Kimberly Kim verbally commits to OSU Golfweek

Volleyball: Xavier Prep rolls to Goldwater win AZ Republic

Volleyball notes: Xavier continues roll AZ Republic

Golf - Cross Country - Swimming - all in one article AZ Republic

Congratulations to Senior, Nicole Northup, who will be attending the
National Youth Leadership Forum on Law in Washington DC in November.

Bright Lights, Shining Stars' honors Bidwill, Parrack XCP'95 Glendale Star

2008 Football Broadcast Schedule Cox




                 First ever Blue Out shirt sold made especially for Blue Out
                 days. Has XCP/BCP logo. Students can wear shirt over
                 a collared XCP uniform shirt on Wednesday, October 22.
                 $15 There is a limited quantity available, so get to
                 the GearXChange at Noon on Tuesday. More shirts will
be available at the Holiday Dinner & Auction.




                                          Xavier's Emergency, Attendance and Community Outreach System
                                           Helpful Tip - if you receive a phone message from Xavier from our new

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                                         system and need to listen to the message again, just press the star (*)key
                                                                     on your telephone.




                                                       8th GRADE GIRLS AND THEIR PARENTS ARE INVITED
                                                        TO ATTEND THE 2008 INFORMATIONAL SOCIALS TO
                                                       LEARN MORE ABOUT XAVIER COLLEGE PREPARATORY

                                        Consider becoming part of the Xavier Community. Please join your friends at
                                               a 2008 neighborhood information social. Director of Admissions,
                                              Paula Petrowski, will give a short presentation about the School and
                                          current Xavier Students will be available to answer any questions. Choose
                                       a location and date that is convenient for you from the list below. Please RSVP
                                            to the host of the social that you would like to attend. If you have any
                                                   questions, please call Paula Petrowski at (602) 240-3104.




                                        Paradise Valley:

Wednesday Oct. 22nd (7– 8:30pm)
Hosted By: Terry and Jack Applefeld
4510 East Indian Bend Road
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
RSVP: tapplefeld@cox.net
Or - 602-840-9444

North Scottsdale:                                                         Arcadia:

Monday Oct. 27th (7 - 8:30pm)                                             Tuesday Oct. 28th (7
- 8:30pm)
Hosted By: Jill and Craig Porter                                           Hosted By: Shellie and
Rick Andreen
9760 East Doubletree Ranch Road                                            5104 East Calle Del Norte
Scottsdale, AZ 85258                                                      Phoenix, AZ 85018
RSVP: jporter154@cox.net                                                   RSVP:
RickandShellie@aol.com
Or – 480-614-8392                                                         Or – 602-522-7995




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                                                                             A gift
                                                                               to
                                                                              you
                                                                             from
                                                                              the
                                                                            Sisters
                                                                               of
                                                                            Charity
                                                                               of
                                                                              the
                                                                           Blessed
                                                                          Virgin Mary

                                                                             Click
                                                                             here
                                                                              to
                                                                           download
                                                                          prayer card




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                                                                                                                               The
                                                                                                                            weather's
                                                                                                                         beautiful and
                                                                                                                         now you will
                                                                                                                          find the gift
                                                                                                                       card table open
                                                                                                                             at the
                                                                                                                         Traffic Circle
                                                                                                                         on Tuesdays
                                                                                                                              from
                                                                                                                        7:15-8:30am
                                                                                                                               and
                                                                                                                           Thursdays
                                                                                                                              from
                                                                                                                        2:30-3:45pm
                                                                                                                        - Stop by and
                                                                                                                           see all the
                                                                                                                        cards we have
                                                                                                                            on hand.
                                                                         OR
                                                      If it's more convenient, order online at
                                                               www.shopwithscrip.com
                                XCP's shopwithscrip Enrollment Code is 4C6C24LC8579 Ines Pena-602.703.6455
                                                            Email - inespena@yahool.com

                                                                Click here for a list of retailer/restaurant cards

                                       This is a great way to support Xavier scholarships. You need to buy groceries,
                                           gas, prescriptions, birthday presents anyway, so why not contribute to
                                                           the Scholarship Fund at the same time?

                                                            Support Mothers' Guild Xavier S.H.O.P.S!
                                                               (Scholarships   Hold Opportunity, Promise & Success!)




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                                                                                                            STARK GALLERY
                                                                                                                October
                                                                                                             6- November
                                                                                                                7, 2008


                                                                                                            MONA HIGUCHI -
                                                                                                                 LINE
                                                                                                             OF EXCLUSION

                                                                                                  Mona Higuchi is
                                                                                                          an
                                                                                                     installation
                                                                                                     artist. She
                                                                                                      has been
                                                                                                       creating
                                                                                                    site-specific
                                                                                                     work since
                                                                                                  1988. Many of
                                                                                                   her artworks
                                                                                                   have focused
                                       on human rights issues and historical events, such as the Japanese
                                   American Internment, Kristallnacht, the Relocation of the Aleuts in WWII, and
                                      the Disappeared in Central and South America. The work of this Asian
                                    American artist has been exhibited in the United States, Asia, and Europe.
                                                      She is currently living in Phoenix, AZ.




Xavier Senior Moms' Update




                                                          A big to the following THANK YOU to the September Moms!
                                                    Cindy Carriker, Denise Pinson, Maddie Murphy-Larkin, Marvella Mason,

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                                             Margaret Samuels, Nan Frisch, Maria Smith, Tracy Clark and Bradley McLaughlin

Our Seniors loved their Homecoming Tiaras and Cupcakes!!

Also, Thank You to the many families who have sent checks in to help with the costs throughout
the year. Your generosity has been incredible and we are truly Blessed here at Xavier.

If you would like to make a Donation, please make your check out to Jill Roberts and send it to
my home address: 5880 East Exeter Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85018 *If there are left over monies at
the end of the year we will be applying them to the special gifts we have in store for Graduation!

October Moms – Wednesday, October 29th Distribution Day *Halloween Treat Bags with Candy

209 Days ‘til Graduation…

                                                 Julie Nackard has volunteered to head up the October effort, her info is: 602-906-
                                                  5307 jeweln@earthlink.net Please call Julie if you signed up to help in October!

                                                                 The following is a list of the monthly Senior Treat Days:

       Wednesday, November 19th – Thanksgiving Theme (188 days ‘til Graduation)
       Wednesday, December 10th – Christmas Ornament & Candy Canes (167 days…)
       Monday, January 5th – Hot Chocolate & Sugar Cookies (141 days…)
       Wednesday, February 11th – Valentine’s Theme (104 days…)
       Wednesday, March 11th - No Theme (72 days…)
       Wednesday, April 15th – After Easter, No Theme (37 days…)
       Monday, May 4th – Baccalaureate Mass - 7pm St. Francis Church (12 days ‘til Graduation)

Please call one of us if you would like to help out!

                                            Jill Roberts (602) 885-7005 Cell jill.roberts@cox.net Leslie Roberts (602) 881-6440
                                                                        Cell jerrytroberts@msn.com
                                                            Patti Beall (602) 549-5799 Cell pattibeall@cox.net




                                                                           Needed: Scrapbookers to help make two XCP Albums
                                                                           for the Auction...no experience needed. The layouts
                                                                                 are done...just need help putting albums
                                                                            together. Contact: Naomi Evanishyn 480-861-5684 or

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                                                                                       email naomiev@qwest.net.




                                              STATE OF ARIZONA PRIVATE EDUCATION TAX CREDIT
                                                 Redirect a portion of your state tax payment to Xavier.
                                            Where else can you decide how your tax dollars are spent? read more




                                                Hear the inspiring story of a childhood friendship and its power to heal our world

                                                                            A Blessing to One Another: Pope John Paul II and
                                                                                            the Jewish People
                                                                                          with Rabbi Abie Ingber
                                                                                      Thursday, November 20, 2008
                                                                                                 7:30 P.M.
                                                                           The Virginia G. Piper Center for the Performing Arts
                                                                               Xavier College Preparatory 4710 North 5th
                                                                                        Street, Phoenix AZ 85012

                                                                      $5 per person (Students, with prior reservations, admitted free)
                                                                       Be part of the blessing! For reservations, email or call Sister
                                               Joanie Nuckols before November 14 at jnu@xcp.org or 602 240-3103. (read more)




                                                                     Christian/Community Service Alert!
                                         Parents of Juniors and Juniors Class of 2010, many of you have not turned
                                         in contracts indicating where you are or will be serving your 50 hours. You
                                           only have until the end of 3rd quarter to complete these hours. Please
                                       consider some of the following options if you do not have a place of service yet.

                                                 OPPORTUNITIES FOR CHRISTIAN/COMMUNITY SERVICE
                                                    1. Serenity Hospice and Palliative Care Volunteer Program
                                           Hospice is comfort care for those patients who are terminally ill and their
                                               families. There is a training Sept 13, and 27 from 9am-2pm at the
                                           following address: Serenity House at Reflection Bay 2932 N. 14th Street,
                                           Phoenix 85014. Contact Joyce at 602 635-8897 or azangels05@msn.com
                                             2. Special Olympics Arizona: 1850 N. Central Ave, Suite 900, Phoenix
                                            85004. Contact: Angela Kelley at 602 230-1200. Web site www.soaz.org
                                              3. City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department Central Division
                                           Phoenix Center for the Arts: 1202 N 3rd Street, Phoenix 85004. Contact:

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                                       Teddi Hall at 602 262-4634 or teddi.hall@phoenix.gov Web site www.phoenix.gov
                                             4. Homeward Bound--to assist families achieve economic independence,
                                               secure long-term, safe, decent, affordable housing and break cycles
                                             of homelessness, welfare and domestic violence. 2302 W Colter Street,
                                           Phoenix 85015. Contact: Meredith Rhoda at 602 374-8758. Web site www.
                                                                               hbphx.org
                                          5. City of Tempe Student Volunteer Program--This program places students
                                           in City of Tempe facilities and programs such as the Tempe Public Library,
                                               Tempe Historical Museum, community centers, etc. Contact: City of
                                           Tempe Volunteer Office 3500 S. Rural Rd. Tempe 85282 or 480 350-5190.
                                                                 Web site www.tempe.gov/volunteer
                                              6. Hacienda HealthCare, through its affiliates, Hacienda, and Los Niños
                                          Hospital, is the leading provider of specialized services for medically fragile
                                              and chronically ill infants, children and young adults in Arizona. There
                                                  are opportunities to volunteer at one of their locations For more
                                                      information, please contact Tara at 602.795.0787 or at
                                        tara@haciendahealthcare.org Web site: http://www.haciendainc.org/volunteer/
                                            7. Madison Simis needs volunteers to help students create and bind their
                                               writing into books. They could use help in working with the students
                                            through author interviews and illustrating their books. The volunteers are
                                             needed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from noon to 4. They
                                               are flexible however. Please contact Tori Martori @ 602 469-0945 or
                                                                           matori@mac.com
                                            8. The National farm workers service center runs an after school program
                                         for grades K-8. It is called SI Se PUEDE center at Plaza Manuel Ortega 13613
                                        N. Main St., el Mirage, AZ 85335. Phone 623 583-1297--contact Natalie Lusson
                                         or nfwscplazamanuelaz@gmail.com. At this time 21 students need some help
                                             with homework. They have a class from 3:30 - 5:30 Monday-Thursday,
                                                 3:30-4:30 on Friday. They would love volunteers to come and get
                                              great experience working with kids. Interview and application required.




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