February 21, 2021 / Xavier Mothers' Guild
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Lent Has Arrived!

With Lent upon us, we turn our focus to prayer, almsgiving and fasting as we prepare for Easter. I invite you to support Xavier's families in need by making a contribution to Project Loaves & Fishes (learn more below).

Don't miss these other exciting opportunities to get involved:
  • Xavier Scholarship Fashion Show, "Ready to Spring," is gearing up to walk the runway. Find out how you can get involved below.
  • Don't miss out on John Howard from the Phoenix Police Department who will be speaking at our next Mothers' Guild meeting on Tuesday, March 2, at 11:30 a.m. 

Thank you all for your continued support.


Claudia McClelland
Mothers' Guild President 2020-21

Mothers' Guild Zoom Meeting

Keeping Our Girls Safe!
March. 2, 2021
11:30 a.m.

Join us for insights from John Howard from the Phoenix Police Department on how to keep our girls safe.

Click below to join the meeting on March 2 (the link will not work before then).

Custom Lee Brevard Jewelry!

We are excited to announce our partnership with Lee Brevard Studios supporting our scholarship fund. All proceeds will go to the Xavier 2021 Scholarship fund! 

Here's how to purchase the custom Lee Brevard jewelry: 
  1. Click here
  2. Pick your favorite earrings! 
  3. Mix and match your favorite pairs! 

Start shopping Lee Brevard today, and help support the Xavier Scholarship Fashion Show! 

We Need Your Support!

Change your life! Treat yourself.
Pamper yourself with a Prada purse, cash, a Neiman’s gift card or a staycation with cash and spa privileges! Purchase raffle tickets here.

Change your daughter's life! Purchase a parking spot.
Purchase a parking spot for your sweet daughter for the 2021-22 school year and remove the stress from your morning routine. There are a limited number spots available at this time! Purchase a parking spot here.

Change a Gator’s life! Become a donor. 
All proceeds raised at the 2021 Scholarship Fashion Show will go directly to the XCP Scholarship Fund and will make going to Xavier a reality for several aspiring girls. Click here to become a donor.

Questions? Contact 2021 Fashion Show Co-Chairs Jean Cody and Julie Alpert.

Volunteers Needed!

Come join the fun with other Xavier parents - before, during and after the show - as they work together behind the scenes!
If you have time on Wednesday, March 10, we're in need of several people to help steam costumes (over 250) at the Mothers' Guild Office. And we can really use your help on Friday, March 12, for set up and clean up at the JW Marriott at Desert Ridge for the big show!
Please click here for available shifts.

Thanks for your support!

Julie & Jean
What's New at Gator Gear!
Check out our new designs and the return of some favorites! Start shopping before they are gone! 

Baby Gator time!
Know any new Baby Gators? The Class of 2025 can start shopping NOW! Share this link with friends and families of the class of 2025 so that they can shop BEFORE Frosh Registration and avoid the crowds!

Don't forget our store hours!
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:45 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Shop in store or online today!
Click here to shop Gator Gear online. Click below to follow us on Instagram to see our new items coming soon!
Participate in Xavier's Lenten Giving Drive!
Project Loaves & Fishes
Each year during Lent, Xavier invites the parent community to join the faculty, staff and administration in a school-wide giving event—Project Loaves & Fisheswhich benefits families in need at Xavier.

Xavier is collecting donations of food staples, gift cards, Easter treats, Xavier gear and goodies for abundant Easter baskets. These baskets show our love, support and care for families making tremendous sacrifices for their daughters to be part of our school community. 

Donate now!
Xavier needs your help to meet this need in our community, which is even greater due to the pandemic.

Click here to learn more about Project Loaves & Fishes and to make a donation before March 12. Every dollar counts!
Hike Piestewa Peak with XCP Moms on Feb. 26!
Our February hike will be the back trail at Piestewa Peak on Friday, Feb. 26 at 9 a.m.

We will have a moderate hike leading around the back of the mountain and catching the lower half of the Summit trail down. This hike is approximately 1.5 hours and will be an exhilarating but manageable hike for all levels. 

Please try to carpool, as spaces are limited. We’ll meet at the end parking lot on East Squaw Peak Drive

Can’t wait to see you there!! “The Mountains Are Calling, I Must Go” John Muir

Click here to sign up to join the hike.
Introducing Kathy Turner

Position: Gator Gear Boutique
Spouse: Rich Turner
Children: Serena (XCP '21)
Hometown: Marin County, California
Favorite places to visit: Kauai, Costa Rica and Zion
Favorite activities to do with your daughter: Hiking, adventuring, travel and trying new foods

Introducing Lisa Murphy

Position: Gator Gear Boutique
Spouse: Matt Murphy 
Children: Amelie (18) and Audrey (13)
Hometown: Plainfield, IL
Favorite place to visit: Paris and Kauai
Favorite author: Jodi Picoult, John Grisham and Emily Giffin
Favorite activities to do with my daughter: Shopping and spontaneous Dutch Bros runs!
March Book Club Selection
You're invited to join the Xavier Mothers' Guild Book club! Here is this month's book: 

March 24 
Red at the Bone
By Jacqueline Woodson

Email Lisa Sullivan to get added to the Evite list and join the fun!
See you at the March 2 meeting!