Birgenheir flips classroom to benefit students
Photo by Manny Mata-Flores ’19 | Mr. Phillip Birgenheir looks over a student’s work before class starts Jan. 12. Mr. Birgenheir runs a flipped classroom where students work on homework in class and do most of the learning outside of class. [poll id=”36″] By Manuel Mata-Flores ’19 THE ROUNDUP Walking into Mr. Philip Birgenheir’s math class someone might think students just doing homework rather than listening to a lecture is…
Faces of Brophy: Christian Shiffra
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | “I am most excited about going to college next year because I will be able to experience life away from my home for the first time.” – Christian Shiffra ’17
Campus History: History of “the heart man”
By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP Have you ever referenced the statue of “the heart man” in the Dave Brown Mall for a project in a religious class? What are the origins of this infamous statue on the hillrock outside of Brophy Hall? According to President Ms. Adria Renke, David Cargill, grandfather of Brophy students Daniel Graver ’98, Cleve Graver ’04 and Devon Graver, donated the piece to Brophy in…
Faces of Brophy: Alex Bhatt
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | “I am always driven to be both hungry in a literal sense and to be better than I was yesterday.” -Alex Bhatt ’17
Faces of Brophy: Will Mulkern
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | “I love mock trial because I have a passion for law and it allows me to be play with rhetoric.”- Will Mulkern ’17
Feature Package: Learning by Design
Illustration by Camden Andl ’19 By graduation, the typical Brophy student will have taken 28 courses in at least eight different disciplines. In these classes, students will experience a variety of different teachings styles while discovering more about their individual learning styles. Students may hear opinions they disagree within class, or to juggle class work with sports and other activities. In this edition, The Roundup examines what goes into what we…
Wrestling team makes up for lost leadership, grabs out-of-state wins
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Gabe De La Rocha ’18 runs sprints during practice Nov. 7. De La Rocha is a captain for the wrestling team, and he is a source fo motivation for the rest of the team. By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP The wrestling team competed in Brophy’s first out-of-state tournament in December as the team ties to rebuild. Jacob Robles ’18 is a very experienced…
Larger emphasis on need-based college scholarships well justified
By Tyler Conrad ’17 THE ROUNDUP When looking at the base price of a college tuition, it’s easy to fall right out of your chair at how outlandish the numbers can be. Many people realize as a way to soften the blow of these numbers is the possibility of a scholarship in some form from the institution. However, the reason students are getting these scholarships has become a disputed topic…
Track and field’s distance runners look to propel team to success
Photo by Roberto Aponte ’17 — Robert Brooks ’17 (second from right) competes in the 200 meter race at the Chandler Rotary Invitational Meet on April 21, 2015. The track team is looking forward to the long distance events this upcoming season. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Track and field’s 2015-16 season featured a Northeast Valley Regional Championship and a fourth-place finish in the Arizona state meet. Since then,…