Friday, September 16, 2022
New: PSAT/NMSQT 2022
The PSAT/NMSQT (National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) will be held on Wednesday, October 12th, 7:45 am - 11:45 am
 
The main purpose of this test for JUNIORS is to gain eligibility for the National Merit Scholarship Program. It is a test that showcases the skills and knowledge that juniors are learning in class that are essential for college. Every junior is eligible and encouraged to take this exam.
 
If a student plans to take the test, your parent must sign you up through the 8to18 site and pay the $22.00 fee no later than 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 5th.
New: The Community Webstore
The Community Webstore is now open and will be available until Sunday, Sept. 25th. This is the place to grab an extra community shirt, a long sleeve shirt or a sweatshirt for those cold days at Xavier! When ordering please make sure you select the correct community. (There are a few sizes currently unavailable due to inventory shortages.) 
 
Click on this link to place your order: https://xhscommunities.itemorder.com/
New: Xavier Hosting Forever Strong Children's Foundation Charity Tennis Tournament
Xavier High School will be hosting the Forever Strong Children's Foundation Charity Tennis Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 24th from 8AM-Noon. This Foundation was formed to recreate an environment that helped its co-founders, Fernando and Omar Garcia, overcome life challenges, but most importantly understand the power of discipline and a healthy lifestyle.

  • Adult Bracket - Doubles
  • $50/person
  • 13-18 Yrs. Old - Singles
  • $35/person
  • 12 & Under - Singles
  • $25/person

To learn more OR sign up for the Tennis Tournament, head to ForeverStrongCF.org/Tournament
Reminder: Xavier Football at North Scott this Friday (9/16)
Admission Price  

Concessions
  • Concessions will be open for spectators on both sides of the stadium.
  • Concessions will accept cash as well as credit/debit cards.
 
NFHS Network
 
Bags Inside of Lancer Stadium 
  • For the safety of the student athletes, event workers, officials, and spectators, backpacks, string bags, duffle bags and oversized purses will not be allowed inside Lancer Stadium. Bags are subject to search.
  • The following bags will be allowed: clear plastic bags, camera cases, diaper bags, medical accessories, and regular sized handbag purses.
  • Cheerleaders and dance team members will be allowed to bring in their backpack. Please keep these in a viewable site for the duration of the contest.
Reminder: Flu Shot Clinic
Hy-Vee will be offering flu shots to all those interested on Tuesday 9/20 during XCEL (9am-10:30am) in the student services conference room. Please see forms below for instructions on payment and consent.  
 
Any questions, please contact kris.naeve@xaviersaints.org or (319) 294-6635 X318
 
 
Reminder: Help Needed - Foundation Volunteers
The Foundation Office is gearing up for another great Xavier Impact Fund - Parish Appeal season. The appeal will be held Saturday, October 9 – Sunday, October 10 and Saturday, October 15 – Sunday, October 16

New this year is that all money raised will go to benefit our Xavier Catholic School TEACHERS!

We are still looking for a few great leaders in the following parishes to help with the campaign:

  • All Saints 
  • Immaculate Conception/St. Wenceslaus
  • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
  • St. John XXIII
  • St. Jude
  • St. Ludmila
  • St. Pius X

The continued success of the appeal is due to the leadership and support of our wonderful parish volunteers. Contact Amy Thuente or 319.378.4571 in the Foundation Office for further details.
Reminder: Senior Mock Interviews - Parent Volunteers Needed
We are seeking parent and alumni volunteers to assist with mock interviews for our Xavier seniors. These interviews are planned for September 28 & 29 during the school day.

If interested in volunteering please email Mrs. Cara Joens at cara.joens@xaviersaints.org
Reminder: Adoration Volunteers Needed for XCEED Conference
If you are interested in signing up for Adoration during the Xavier XCEED Conference on Monday, September 26, here is the sign-up link for parents:

Reminder: Custodian Opening
Xavier High School seeks a full-time custodian to perform manual and custodial work.

Summer Hours: 
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
School Year Hours: 
3:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. or 10:30 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Previous experience in custodian/maintenance work is preferred.

Send letter of application and resume to:

Tom Wille, Director of Buildings and Grounds
Xavier High School
6300 42nd St NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52411
Website: XavierSaints.org | Phone: 319-294-6635 | Fax: 319-294-6712