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A Deeper Look into the Cube Sat Team

By Edward Hoppensteadt ‘24 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy Cube-Sat team is working on taking a big step in the study of dust patterns leading to Valley Fever cases in the American Southwest.   According to Mr. Mica Mulloy, a faculty advisor for the Cube-Sat team, “The Cube-Sat team is building a 20cm by 20cm by […]

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This class goes to Manresa every month to eat, sleep, and look at stars

Ian O’Riley ’24 THE ROUNDUP Unlike most science classes at Brophy, the astronomy class, taught by Fr. Juan Pablo Marrufo Del Toro, is a semester-long class where students observe the stars monthly and have common trips to Manresa, where they can sleep and play games with their best friends before returning to Brophy the day […]

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Students dive into deep end of job spectrum

By John Wichterman ’23 THE ROUNDUP   Getting a job as a student is not uncommon, but there are unlimited jobs to choose from. It can be easier to work somewhere more conventional with set rules, but how many students are willing to dive into more uncharted territory on the job spectrum?   Miguel Aguirre […]

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STUCO finds stress and fun planning in-person events

By Jack Willmore ’24 THE ROUNDUP   It’s the night of Sept. 3 and the blinding, flashing lights from the opening football game after-party at Brophy are very noticeable to someone taking a late-night walk by the canal. The students are yelling, dancing and jumping on the already roughed up and muddy grass to the […]

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The Brophy athletics teams are getting brand new jerseys with a new color and look

By Ian O’Riley ’24 THE ROUNDUP   This year is the year for new jerseys. Every three years, Brophy athletics teams get new jerseys, and this year the football, baseball, cross country, basketball, lacrosse and wrestling teams are all getting new uniforms.   This year is unique for the football team. Head Varsity Football Coach […]

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The upcoming block schedule

By Marcus Paz ‘24 THE ROUNDUP   Brophy’s schedule will change to a block schedule format for the 2022-2023 school year. Administrators decided to create a schedule that is seven 80 minute periods that rotate 5 times over the course of two weeks. Mr. Mica Mulloy said that the goal of the new schedule is […]

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Some sophomores finally attend in person classes

Jack Kyle ’24 THE ROUNDUP   With the removal of online classes for the 2021-22 school year, some Brophy sophomores are finally attending classes in person. Online classes have stopped being offered as a result of the COVID-19 restrictions being lessened, such as masks not being mandated outside, causing some sophomores who attended online classes […]

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Brophy’s vaccination enforcement is the safest way to stay in school

By Alex Gross ‘24 THE ROUNDUP   Enforcement of a vaccination and testing program is the only way to ensure that we stay on campus with every student being healthy and safe. COVID-19 has caused Brophy to make some drastic changes, but these strict protocols allowed us to have in-person classes almost all of last […]

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Why Brophy’s grading scale is your friend and not foe

By Renzo Moran ’24 THE ROUNDUP Brophy has a weird high school grading scale. It’s the same as almost all colleges in the country but is set apart from other high schools in Arizona.    Schools like Xavier, Pinnacle, and La Joya Community High schools all award A’s for scores of 90 and above, while […]

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Mr. Ian Hunthausen ’03 brings talents back to where they sprouted

Photo courtesy of John Hasemier Performing on a national tour in Bend, Indiana, Mr. Ian Hunthausen ’03 arrives at a shady location with some questionable people after he and his band were invited to perform for another party the day after their venue. This turned out to be one of Mr. Hunthausen’s most memorable moments […]

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