Walsh exposes students to diverse authors, pushes writing skills
Photo by Reece Krantz ’16 – Mr. Seamus Walsh lectures his class about a short story. Mr. Walsh teaches a Modern Fiction class for seniors. By Sam Romero ’17 THE ROUNDUP Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction Mr. Seamus Walsh said he teaches Modern Fiction class for seniors because he enjoys helping students experience lesser known and diverse authors. The Modern Fiction class teaches entirely fictional writings from the 19th…
KBI brought me to my heritage, a harsh reality  
Photo by Luis Torres ’16 — Students participated in Brophy’s immersion trip to Nogales. Video by Mr. Pete Burr and Jake Lee ’16 By Luis Torres ’16 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s immersion trips aim to show students the reality of the world around them by varying in locations from Appalachia Mountains to the “campos” of El Salvador. I was fortunate enough to have gone on the weekend trip with my Brophy…
‘Everest’ entrances with suspenseful, poignant storytelling
“Everest”—starring Jason Clarke, Michael Kelly, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes 9 out of 10 By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP “Everest” is chilling film. I mean to say that the film is often so suspenseful that it’s discomforting to watch, which strangely, is what I enjoyed about it. It has that same kind of wonderful edge to it that “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” had when Tom Cruise climbed the Burj…
‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’ offers unengaging plot, overly dramatic characters
‘Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials’ – Starring Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Ki Hong-Lee 4 out of 10 By Henry Nallen ’18 THE ROUNDUP In 2014,  the blockbuster movie adaptation of the popular adventure novel “The Maze Runner” hit the big screen. Now, a full year later, 20th Century Fox released the sequel to the hit franchise. “The Scorch Trials” picks up immediately where “The Maze Runner” left off.…
Broncos lose Homecoming game to Chandler, fall to 5-4
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | A pass bounces out the hand of Jimmy Hawkins ’16 Oct. 23 against Chandler High School. The Chandler Wolves defeated the Brophy Broncos 28-6 during Brophy’s Homecoming and Senior Night at Phoenix College. Chandler 28 Brophy 6 By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP The game was close throughout the first half Oct. 23, but by the end the top ranked Chandler Wolves pulled away…
Senior vs. Faculty football game photos
Photos by Bryce Owen ’17 | Seniors tackle the challenge of football against faculty Wednesday, Oct 21. Last Wednesday, Brophy seniors and faculty squared off in head to head football at lunch. Seniors won in triple overtime with a touchdown and a later missed catch by Mr. Doug Cox.
Brophy acquires 3 Snapchat Geofilters
Photo Illustration by Bryce Owen ’17 – Brophy received its own geotag on Snapchat, after student council submitted a request. By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP A Snapchat Geofilter made by Jeff Thomas ’16 went live Oct. 2nd on Brophy’s campus. According to Snapchat.com, Geofilters are special overlays for Snaps that can only be accessed in certain locations. Artists and designers are encouraged to use this tool to bring their…
‘The Martian’ excites with strong plot, acting
Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service – Matt Damon in “The Martian.” ‘The Martian’ excites with strong plot, acting “The Martian”—starring Matt Damon 8.5 out of 10 By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP Based off the 2011 novel of the same name, “The Martian” is both an astonishing science-fiction film and an uplifting tale of survival and endurance. In fact, this is probably the second best film I’ve seen…
Hip Hop Appreciation Club focuses on education, not just music
Photo by AK Alilonu ’16 – Hip Hop Club members look at lyrics during a recent meeting. The hip-hop club meets every other Tuesday to discuss hip-hop lyrics in Mrs. Susan Maynard’s room. By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP In Ms. Susan Maynard’s room on the second floor of Brophy Hall, a club meets that is more related to education and learning than anyone might think. The Hip Hop Appreciation…
Taillieu leads 88 Key Club with nearly 10 years piano experience
Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 – Sebastien Taillieu ’19 leads the piano club, 88 Keys, having played the piano since he was only 5 years old. By Jack Cahill ’17 THE ROUNDUP Sebastien Taillieu ’19 is one of the school’s skilled musicians, specifically with a love for the piano. Taillieu has been learning and practicing his piano skills since the age of five, and he still “has room to get…