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An Action-Packed Day At Xavier

Posted on June 01, 2021 in: School News

An Action-Packed Day At Xavier
Friday, April 30, was one of those celebratory days at Xavier. “As we begin the end of the year celebrations, days like this are why we chose to be educators. A truly fabulous day at Xavier,” Headmaster Dave Eustis said as he reflected on all that had occurred. First up, before the...

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Two Saint John Paul ll Students Receive Diocesan Scholarships to Mercy High School
Saint John Paul II students Leilani Duong-Vazquez and Julia Lewis both received the Norwich Diocese Scholarship to Mercy High School. This academic scholarship is awarded to two 8th grade students who are members of the Diocese of Norwich with the highest score on the entrance exam. This scholarship...

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Governor Lamont Visits Saint Bernard School
Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont said he was especially excited to visit Saint Bernard School on Tuesday, May 11, because of how the Catholic high school in Montville has remained open throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. “This is a year you will never forget, and I hope all of you here at Sain...

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Norwich, bishop, Connecticut, Catholic
Spring Festival to Benefit Scholarship in St. Patrick School Volunteer's Name
A few months ago we lost Andrew R. Cannon, a wonderful man, a community leader, a fun guy to be around and a hard worker. So many people knew and loved Andy. He worked for 25 years as the Chief of Probation for the State of Connecticut and volunteered for more than 30 years with the Poquetanuck F...

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This Weekend: Academy of the Holy Family's Spring Concert
The Academy of the Holy Family's Spring concert is online and the Human Rights Club is running a fundraiser for Kenyaworks. Kenyaworks is dedicated to assisting girls in poverty receive access to education.    People will be able to enjoy the concert and donate on the Academy's F...

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Norwich, Catholic
Lost and Found: Xavier Alum Reunited with Ring Almost 40 Years Later
In the summer of 1982, between his junior and senior years at Xavier, Dan Hoey and some friends went to Misquamicut Beach in Rhode Island. Just months earlier he had received his class ring.   “I lost the ring in the water,” Hoey said. “I remember the waves were awesom...

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Norwich, Catholic

From the Superintendent's Desk

Posted on April 27, 2021 in: School News

From the Superintendent's Desk
Dear Friends: As the Easter season is upon us, we celebrate the greatest feast in our Catholic calendar, we share the joy of the resurrection. Easter is a day of celebration because it represents the fulfillment of our faith as Christians. St. Paul wrote that, “Unless Christ rose from the d...

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Norwich, Catholic
Caring for the Environment: Xavier Students Pick Up 450 Pounds of Trash
Earlier this school year, Aidan Higgins, '22, approached Xavier High School Academic Dean Kyle St. George with a proposal.  After researching the Surfrider Foundation, which works to protect and preserve the world's oceans, waves, and beaches, Higgins wanted to start a new chapter at...

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Norwich, Catholic
2020 Ryken Award Winner Helps School Navigate Tough Times
The 2020 Ryken Award was presented to Mr. Robert Bernard, who has been the Director of Finance at Saint Bernard School for the past eight years. The award is given annually on the feast of St. Francis Xavier at each of the 13 Xaverian Brothers Sponsored Schools. This year’s presentation, ho...

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Norwich, Catholic
Brother James M. Kelly Endowment Fund at Xavier
In the spring of 1982, Brother James Kelly, C.F.X., was preparing to become the next principal of Xavier High School by attending a convention of the National Catholic Education Association in Chicago. One of the speakers talked about writing monthly letters to the parents of boys at his school. ...

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