I am excited to offer 2 Mindful Self Compassion courses in July. One course is for teens identifying as LGBTQ and the other is for middle school-aged students.
This course is a compassion skills training program designed to teach participants the tools needed to cultivate a mindfulness and self-compassion practice and is not group therapy.
Both course offerings begin on Monday, July 19 and meet Mondays through...more
Is your child struggling with asking for help? Do they feel distant and hard to reach? If so, they may benefit from a positive group environment where they can connect with their peers.
Positive peer culture is a peer-based therapy that helps teens develop self-worth, dignity, care, and leadership skills. It is a great way to show your child that they do not have to go through their challenges alone but can have a strong support system...more
Good Morning Xavier Families,
Due to the Flash Flood Watch, more heavy rains, and the potential for street flooding, Xavier students, teachers, and staff will work remotely today, Wednesday May 19th. APUSH Students scheduled for Digital Admin 2 at 11 am will do so from home. If you have any questions please reach out.more
Dear Parents, Students, Teachers, and Staff,
Yesterday the CDC issued the following guidance concerning fully vaccinated people:
- If you are fully vaccinated, you can resume activities that you did prior to the pandemic
- Fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically...
We are excited to announce that with the approval of the FDA, Xavier has partnered with Texas RxSolutions and Compounding Pharmacy to administer the vaccine on Thursday, May 13th from 4-7 pm at the West University Masonic Lodge. If you are interested in signing up your student(s), please visit the sign-up form...more
On April 29, our students, staff and families gathered in beautiful Buffalo Bayou Park
Xavier's got talent! We are so proud of our students for sharing their incredible talents with us during our annual talent showcase. The fun, entertaining evening was spent at the beautiful Buffalo Bayou Park. From singing and dancing to gymnastics and art- our students truly do it all!
Check out some of the night's amazing talent below!more
Dear Xavier Students and Parents,
On Wednesday afternoon (4/28) at 4 pm there will be a teacher and staff event off campus. To allow for travel and attendance, we kindly ask that all students be picked up no later than 3:30 pm at all campuses. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
I wanted to give you an update concerning re-enrollment, the schedule for summer classes, and some important 2021-22 school dates.
- Early next week you will receive an email through our school management system Renweb with a link to re-enroll your student for the 2021-22 school year. We have automated the process and the forms will be pre-populated with student and family info on file....
The Texas School Safety Center and Extreme Youth Leadership are hosting a three-day virtual event called the Texas School Safety Center Youth Safety Summit. The conference is designed to educate and inspire students seeking to become leaders in school safety. Students in grades 8-12 will have the opportunity to...more
We are thrilled to announce that Xavier alum, Madeline The Person, released her first official single titled "As a Child!" Earlier this year, Madeline signed to the prolific record label Warner Records at just 19 years old after a TikTok clip of her singing went viral, amassing over a million views.
We are so proud of Madeline and wish her a long, illustrious career - one which we will be supporting for years to come!
Xavier's 2020-2021 yearbook is now available for purchase! For just $60.00, you can gift your student with a lifelong keepsake documenting their invaluable time at Xavier. Additionally, there is the option to purchase an ad (pictured to the right), celebrating your graduating senior for $200 (full page ad), $100 (1/2 page ad), $50 (1/4 page ad), and $25 (1/8 page ad).
Yearbooks can be purchased from the Josten's website...more
Due to continued power disruptions and the request to conserve power, all classes will be cancelled through the remainder of the week. We hope to hold parent teacher conferences as scheduled on Friday. We will continue to provide updates as warranted.
Update 2/18/21: Parent Teacher Conferences scheduled for tomorrow 2/19/21 have been CANCELLED until further notice.
Thank you and stay safe and warm.more
Hello Xavier parents, students and staff!
We’re so excited to share that our Wellness Teacher, Lindsey Day, is bringing an exciting and interactive, new opportunity to our Xavier community!
Starting next Wednesday, February 17th, you’re invited to attend a weekly virtual dinner cooking and nutrition Q&A session with Lindsey...more
Are you interested in video games? Do you have a competitive side you're ready to bring out? Consider signing up for our new eSports after-school program!
From March 1st -June 14th, spend your evenings sharpening your League of Legends skills with your friends-turned-teammates for a chance to win big at the regional tournament held June 12th. Classes are 2 & 1/2 hours per week and each student is required to attend one 1-hour...more
Congratulations are in order for Xavier Managing Director David Garner! David was recently accepted into the 2021 Transatlantic Educators Dialogue (TED) Program. The TED program is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for educators in the United States of America and the European Union to come together online for shared exploration and examination of a variety of educational topics, such as immigration, educational equality, active teaching methods,...more
Xavier is launching a 12-week course on ZOOM taught by professional accountant Steven "Chuck" Bates of Cornelius, Stegent & Price, LLP. Beginning on January 28, 2021, the course will take place every Thursday from 7pm - 8pm. The curriculum (Building Wealth) is a beginner-friendly financial education guide from the...more
We're so thankful to our community for coming together to share your favorite recipes and traditions with your fellow students, families and faculty this holiday season. We hope you all enjoy the recipes with your families. If you choose to bake one of these delicious dishes during this holiday break, be sure to share them with us by tagging us on social media.
Sending love, holiday cheer and tasty treats,...more
Congratulations to our newest Xavier graduate, Cole! We're so proud of Cole's hard work and commitment to his education! Though he'll be greatly missed, we wish him all the best in his future endeavors as he joins the military!
To learn more about how Xavier prepares students for post-graduation success, please visit here.more
It’s finally November which means we’re gearing up for the holiday season, and we have a special community initiative we’re super excited to share with you! In this unconventional year, we know it’s hard to stay connected and embrace your usual traditions, but we think time spent baking in the kitchen with your family and loved ones is the best form of comfort.
To encourage togetherness and the...more
We're proud of our team members, including our very own founder and Headmaster, Richard de la Cuadra, for utilizing cutting-edge technologies and research-based methodologies on our campuses AND for bringing best practices to the larger mental health community. This month, Richard was featured in International Journal of Collaborative-Dialogical Practices' FAQ section addressing,...more
Xavier Academy has been selected to take part in a study to investigate the impact of biofeedback on improving learning outcomes. We are looking for five more students to enroll in the study (for a total of 20 students) which involves using a device and an app for 10 minutes per day, 5 days a week for 8 weeks
Details of the study and the consent form to participate can be found...more