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Archive for July, 2008

GS Tennis Team Posts First Victory

gs-tennis-3.jpgThe Xavier Grade School Tennis team posted its first victory this school year in the Prince NextGen 12 & under Tennis Tournament held last 19 - 20 July at the San Beda Alabang Tennis Courts. Other participating schools were San Beda College Manila, San Beda Alabang, La Camelle Cavite, Assumption College Manila, Las Pinas Academy and Sucat Integrated School. Read the rest of this entry »

Andi Celestial

Baby Andi with her parentsThe Xavier family congratulates Mr. and Mrs. Robbie G. Celestial for the arrival of their first born last May 3, 2008. Read the rest of this entry »

Not Shattered

by Jose Miguel Francisco R. Narciso (H4F)

Senior student Miguel Narciso details the stumbling block of his high school years - and shows how one can overcome and thrive after a complete reversal of fortune. The essay that follows was written in his English class under Ms. Barbara Magallona.


When I think about my life so far, it seems like staring into a broken mirror- its Not Shatteredshards reflecting bits and pieces of my experiences. Read the rest of this entry »

Xavier School Honors Fr. Mena on his Birthday


On July 23, 2008, Xavier School administrators led by Fr. Johnny Go, Director, gathered to witness the blessing and naming of the Archives office after its founder and first Head, the late Fr. Santos Mena. Read the rest of this entry »

LTS: Stand Courageously

by Patrick Wee, 7ALeadership Training Pic 1Another batch of grade school homeroom officers was inspired and challenged in this year’s Leadership Training Seminar (LTS) held last June 27-28, 2008 at the High School Multi-Purpose Hall. Read the rest of this entry »

Blessing the Word of God

by Scott Lee Chua, Gr. 4-G

Bible Blessing 1Today, communication is so advanced that we take it for granted. Through texts, emails, and voice mail, we can keep in touch with each other easily. Read the rest of this entry »

Mentoring and Examen

by Lawrence Tiu H4B, Stallion News Writer

A hallmark of the Jesuit education is the mission to mold students into more holistic and well-rounded persons. This year, Xavier School continues the mentoring program and the Examen period which are considered integral parts in the formation of Xaverians. Read the rest of this entry »

Memorial Mass for Fr. Mena


The Xavier community gathered last Friday, July 18, 6:00 PM, at the Multi-Purpose Center for a Memorial Mass to honor one of the school’s long-serving Jesuits, Fr. Santos Mena, SJ. Read the rest of this entry »

An Invitation to the Very First H4 XCE

by Mr. Brian Maraña, HS Overseas Studies Coordinator

Photo by: Mr. Brian Marana

Among the many initiatives taking place at Xavier this year, one of the most intriguing possibilities for our seniors is the Xavier China Experience—Beijing. For 6 weeks during the 3rd quarter, students of this H4 batch will explore one of the most dynamic cities in the world in an interactive, enterprising, and uniquely Xaverian way. Read the rest of this entry »

In Memory of Fr. Santos Mena, SJ

Fr. Mena

Note: This was the homily delivered by Fr. Johnny Go, SJ during the Memorial Mass in honor of Fr. Santos Mena, SJ, on 18 July 2008.

It took me a while to decide what to say to you tonight. There is simply so much to say. You see, Fr. Mena was so many things to so many people. Here in Xavier School alone, he wore many hats: Guidance Counselor, Spiritual Father, School Treasurer, Builder, Head of Archives. Read the rest of this entry »

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