New teacher Rosenzweig exhibits passion for mathematics
New faculty member teaches advanced class in linear algebra and real analysis By Aakash Jain ’14 THE ROUNDUP “I was attracted to the idea of teaching because … I thought it might be interesting to teach talented and motivated high school students,” said Mr. Matthew Rosenzweig, the newest and youngest math teacher on campus. After graduating a year early from Harvard University, Mr. Rosenzweig, a Phoenix Country Day School alumnus,…
Students interact with disabled through Best Buddies
By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP After school every other Friday, a group of Brophy students drives west to Gompers Private Day School to work with intellectually and developmentally disabled students. These students are part of Brophy’s own chapter of Best Buddies, a non-profit organization that tries to engage friendships between high school students and students with disabilities. “The purpose of Best Buddies is to create lasting friendships with people…
Campus leader Bennett guides student body
By Nick May ’13 THE ROUNDUP It’s 6:15 A.M. While most students are still in bed dreading the buzz of alarm clocks, Jeff Bennett ’13 is already starting his lengthy drive from his home in Anthem to begin his busy day. He starts each day as a Student Council member, which he has been a part of for three years. “Student Council is awesome,” Bennett said. “It’s really sweet because…
Broncos react to national SAT drop
By Logan Hall ’14 THE ROUNDUP This year’s national SAT scores have fallen to the lowest they have been at since 1972, according to the College Board. “I believe that our nation’s SAT reading scores are so low because books are not an important part of curriculum for most public schools,” said Dylan Dinan ’14. Dinan said that reading more is a solution to the problem. “Students would have a…
Wagner organizes Red Suitcase Foundation to help kids in need
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP John Wagner’s ’14 life changed several years ago when Child Protective Services placed his two young cousins into his home for foster care. He watched as these young children were uprooted from their normal lives and needed a form of physical and emotional comfort. He knew he needed to do something, and the Red Suitcase Foundation was born. “Basically the goal of the…
‘Old Soul’ Hubbell delves into Summit, Justin Bieber
Mr. Ryan Hubbell By Jackson Santy ’13 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Kelly’s question from May 2012’s “Teacher’s Pet:” What did you want to be when you were young? Oh that’s good. This is super nerdy but I wanted to be a paleontologist. I had all these “Nova” and “National Geographic” documentaries about dinosaurs that I would watch. I was really into paleontology. What were you like in your angsty teenage years?…
Bow ties add style to student Mass attire

By Julian De Ocampo ’13

Bow ties add style to student Mass attire

“A list of bow tie devotees reads like a Who’s Who of rugged individualists,” a 2010 article in The New York Times once explained.

Golf ends regular season with two tournament wins
By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP Brophy golf’s regular season wrapped up Tuesday, Oct. 16 after just a month and a half of match and tournament play against Arizona and national competition. The Broncos followed up an early season first place finish at the Brophy Invitational with tournament wins at the Mustang Round Up Sept. 14 and 15 and the Mountain Ridge Invitational in Flagstaff Oct. 12 and 13. “We’ve…
Wednesday late start policy needs re-thinking

By Charles Louis Dominguez ’14
Schedule change understandable, but is not a benefit for some students

Brophy is a beehive of activity.

On any given day, students can be seen scurrying about the campus by 7 a.m., even with the implementation of a late start policy that begins the school day at 9 a.m. on Wednesdays.

Shooting sports aims high
By Julian De Ocampo ’13 THE ROUNDUP Each year, new ideas for clubs sprout and wither away as the seasons pass, struggling to gain the traction to sustain and entrench themselves in the Brophy community. The Brophy Shooting Sports Club has dared to say otherwise. In the span of three years, the new club now boasts more than 70 registered athletes–compared to six in their first year–in several different events,…