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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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The Corral removes plastic bottles from menu

Jack Kyle ’24 THE ROUNDUP   Gatorade bottles, plastic bottles, and  are all products that were available in the Corral in the past that have been removed since the end of the 2020 school year. Plastic Gatorade bottles have been replaced with smaller, metal Gatorade cans that have a similar appearance to vintage cans from […]

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Brophy takes new efforts to create restorative justice on campus

By Jude Unrein ’23 THE ROUNDUP   At the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year, Brophy employed an assistant dean, Mr. Brian Johnson.    The reason for not only creating this position, but hiring Mr. Johnson in particular, was to “Support students in their formation in a way that falls outside the lines of discipline […]

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COVID-19 policies spark conversations within the Brophy community

By Joshua Hori ’24 THE ROUNDUP Principal Mr. Bob Ryan published a new document with the COVID-19 policies for this year on August 10. New major changes, such as masks and vaccination mandates, have been received with both praise and controversy by students and parents alike.    A major controversy between parents and the Brophy […]

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Looking back: Loyola after a decade

By Owen Wong ’23 THE ROUNDUP   Loyola Academy, established in 2011, is an academic program for boys entering 6th grade who show academic promise. The program is a three-year college preparatory middle school charged at no cost for families that have verified financial needs. Even after a whole decade of education, the school continues […]

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Brophy rolls out an updated hair policy for 2021-22 school year

By Nick Zalle ’23 THE ROUNDUP There have been a few updates to the student-parent handbook, on the Brophy campus. One of the biggest changes that we have seen has been regarding the policy on hair, and how students are allowed to wear it around campus. In years past, the handbook has stated: “Hair must […]

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