Herschel backpack trend sweeping campus, fashion and price attract students
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – Students John Harris ’15 and Brendan Cabano ’15 eat lunch together Dec. 11, 2014 as a Herschel backpack rests by their feet. Hesrchel backpacks have become a common site around the campus. By Joseph Valencia ’17 THE ROUNDUP Herschel brand backpacks are a popular site on campus this year as an increasing number of students are deciding to use them. The backpacks come in…
Welty enjoys physics, playing board, video games
Photo by Cameron M. Bray ’16 – Mr. Welty teaches Forrest Wiegand ’15 about angular momentum, March 18. Mr. Welty teaches Honors and AP Physics classes. By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP Now in his 27th year at Brophy, Mr. Mike Welty ’83 teaches Honors Physics classes and one period of AP Physics C. However, these are not the only courses he has taught over the years. “I’ve taught…
Pep band entertains at football games
Photo by Matthew Montes ’15 – The Pep Band played at the homecoming game against Desert Ridge, Sept. 26. Members of the Pep Band come from a variety of other bands in order to entertain at football games. By Jack Cahill ’17 THE ROUNDUP Big moments at a football game can generate a lot of excitement, energy and sound. A student group tasked with helping to lead that excitement is…
Staff Editorial: All aspects of a school contribute to spirit
Photos provided by Chase L. Manson ’16. Anthony Gutierrez ’15, Kyle Scheuring ’15 and Michael Ging — Top left: The Mock Trial Team celebrates after a competition. Top right: The band preforms in the Great Hall. Bottom left: The Quidditch team poses after a match. Bottom right: Mr. Paul Olson conducts the Honor Chorale in the chapel The Issue: School spirit is often defined as participation in extracurricular activities and…
Volleyball falls short at state, ends season in second place
Photo courtesy of Mr. Tony Oldani | Brophy plays Hamilton at the state championship, May 16. By JP Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP In an intense game, volleyball fell to Hamilton in the state championship Saturday, May 16. After swapping sets twice, it came down to the fifth set. With the score tied at 11-11, Hamilton scored two straight points to lead 13-11 and Brophy could not recover. Hamilton then scored a winning…
Mcshane talks JFK, clubs at Brophy
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – March 24, Mr. McShane talks to a student group about the project they are working on. Mr. McShane teaches English classes during the year and will be teachiing a US History class over the summer. Teachers pet: Mr. Lane Mcshane ’82 By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Tusell’s question from last editions “Teachers Pet”: “What is your favorite pupusa?” My favorite pupusa is…
2015 Battle Royale
Sixteen enter, only one remains. Click here to view this year’s satirical competition. The annual Battle Royale staged each May is intended to be a satirical and humorous look at what may happen if the faculty did indeed compete in a tournament of wit and strength. The Roundup thanks all participants for their permission.
Wu named ‘Man of the Year’
Photo by Alec Vick ’15 — Yuxuan Wu ’15 is the Class of 2015 Man of the Year. Wu is especially known for his academic prowess and mathematic and linguistic capabilities. By Gabe Morrison ’17 and J.P. Hajjar ’16 THE ROUNDUP While most students spent their sixth-grade year focused on middle school academics, athletics and social lives, The Roundup’s 2015 “Man of the Year” recipient Yuxuan Wu ’15 contended with…
Runner-Up Swaminathan shows intellectual depth, sociability
Photo by Hayden Corwin ’15 – Anand Swaminathan ’15 is Chief Editor of The Wrangler, the Literary Editor for BLAM, and participates in Student Council. By Anthony Cardellini ’17 & Gabe Morrison ’17 THE ROUNDUP For Anand Swaminathan ’15, school work, love of Brophy and social activeness come in a tight package. These are some of the reasons The Roundup selected Swaminathan as “Man of the Year” runner-up. Swaminathan is…
Senior Carter remains humble despite recognition
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – Race Carter ’15 is known as a guy on campus with a lot of school spirit, attending games and supporting his school. By William Joseph Borders IV ’16 THE ROUNDUP Amidst the Big Brother program, Student Council, leading Kairos, writing for The Wrangler and many more activities, Race Carter ’15 has maintained high grades and a humble personality. “He left an immediately good first…