Life as a Hawk

Official blog of the Xaverian Hawk


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Camp Harbor View Cleanup 2011

Last year Xaverian alumni, students, family, friends and faculty members attended the first ever Xaverian Outreach Day. The day was dedicated to providing service to Camp Harbor View. The group spent the entire day cleaning and painting the camp to get it ready to serve the over 800 11-14 year olds from Boston’s neighborhoods this summer.

Camp Harbor View is a partner of the Boys and Girls Club of Boston. Our goal is to gather alumni, students and other members of the Xaverian committee to participate in a full day of clean-up, painting, landscaping and building at the camp following the wear and tear of the winter months.  The ability to assist the camp in this effort will save them over four weeks of time due to the limited staff available to them to perform the same task.

Click here to join us for the 2011 Service and Outreach Day!  A successful service day depends on your participation and support!

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Xaverian and Ursuline Students Raise Funds For Charity

Last Sunday, students from Xaverian Brothers High School and Ursuline Academy teamed up to raise money for My Brother’s Keeper in Easton. The 1st Annual Purple and White event featured a football game between Ursuline Juniors and Seniors, a cheerleading halftime show featuring Xaverian Juniors and Seniors, a ‘Dunk the Dean’ dunk tank, and a postgame cookout.

The students did a fantastic job, and the event successfully raised over $4,000 with the proceeds going to My Brother’s Keeper. For more photos of the event, visit Ursuline’s online gallery. For a great video of the football game, click here.


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Final Push for Lenten Clothing Drive

St. Francis House is Boston’s second largest distributor of clothing to poor and homeless individuals, responding to nearly 700 clothing requests per month.  Through their Fresh Threads program, they supply their guests with everyday attire, brand-new undergarments, toiletries, and other essentials, including winter gear that can make a life-or-death difference to those who have to spend the night outside.

For more information and a full list or items needed, visit our website.