Jackson Moran

A Letter to the Brophy Community
By The Roundup Staff Dear Brophy Community, No one in our community could have ever expected this: that we’d be out of a physical classroom for the whole rest of the school year, that we’d be stranded in our homes, that we wouldn’t be able to finish our sports seasons or that some of us wouldn’t be able to see our friends until summer or even the next school year.…
Administration makes decisions on senior activities, rest of academic year
Late afternoon on April 8, Brophy Principal Mr. Bob Ryan sent out another email that gave the Brophy community updates on the administration’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The community update featured information on final exams, summer classes and graduation activities. Prior to this message being sent out, Mr. Ryan also held a virtual meeting with the full senior class where he expressed his remorse at the unfortunate circumstances surrounding…
Brophy to close for remainder of semester amidst gubernatorial order
By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP Earlier today Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced the closures of all public schools for the remainder of the year due to COVID-19. In an email, Brophy Principal Mr. Bob Ryan stated that he would be meeting with the administration later today to discuss the closures and added that there would be a communication sent out to the whole community before the end of the…
Howard continues journalism at ASU, breaks national story
By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP How has doing Journalism at Brophy and continuing that at ASU shaped you and enabled you to do what you did with the Volker story? “Brophy played a large part in my love for Journalism. Mr. [Mica] Mulloy ’99 was the advisor at the time when was at The Roundup but he always encouraged us to pursue stories that were very important even if…
Community members reflect on first JUGs
By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP Justice Under God (JUG) is the go-to punishment for a wide range of offenses from not wearing a belt, to playing games in class and even the more serious transgressions that warrant a four hour Saturday JUG. Taking the place of standard detention, JUG can manifest itself in a number of different ways from picking up trash in a parking lot to doing odd…
Young Republicans petition for pledge
Photo by George Anton ’21 | Aidan Angel ’22 and Damon Dallago ’22 lower and fold the flag at the end of the day. By George Anton ’21 and Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP On Aug. 22, the Brophy Young Republicans distributed a petition asking respondents about their support for adding the Pledge of Allegiance to the end of morning prayer. The petition was met with some backlash from administrators…