Campus Briefs

Wall in Freeman Arch raises awareness, inconveniences students
Photo by Josh Spano ’18 | A student walks through the wall in the Freeman Arch on October 26th, 2017. The wall was put up and monitored by Kino Teens throughout the day.  By Graham Armknecht ’18 THE ROUNDUP Students came between a wall and a hard place on Thursday morning, as students a part of Kino Teens stood to patrol a wall they had recently constructed. Lines began to form…
New Alumni Service Corps members arrive on campus
By Michael Taszarek ’18 THE ROUNDUP Every year Brophy welcomes new Alumni Service Corps (ASC) volunteers to campus. This year, there are five new ASC members on campus: Mr. Jerry Aguilera ’13, Mr. Miguel Castillo ’13, Mr. Christopher Dominguez ’13, Mr. Timothy Shimon ’13, and Mr. Griffin Wong, a recent graduate of Boston College. ASC members do a lot around campus such as teach classes, help coach sports, lead retreats…
Long time C schedule finally changes
By Chris Stanek ’19 THE ROUNDUP The longtime C Schedule changes to provide a new adjustable schedule that shortens classes and elongates breaks. With this new change to the old C Schedule, students are enjoying the different layout of the classes and the longer breaks and lunches. “I believe this new C schedule is fantastic and that classes do not seemed as cramped and packed together, which helps release a…
Video: Awaken Coffee sets up shop at Brophy
Video by Camden Andl ’19 and Spencer Inglett ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy grads Harrison Bowers ’11 and Tyler Christensen ’11created their own coffee company in 2016, and will be selling their brew around the Brophy campus for the rest of the school year.
Students research brain, diabetes at Barrow, ASU
By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP The Science Department faculty nominate two students each year, usually freshmen or sophomores to research and work at Barrow Neurological Institute. One of these students, Kirshna Sinha ’18, works with Dr. Leslie Baxter to research a possible correlation between motor performance, like tapping your finger, and the size of various brain structures. “I am definitely interested in working with technology in the future,” he…
MacBook Air set to debut as new device with class of ’21
By Joseph Valencia ’17 THE ROUNDUP After 11 years of Brophy’s one-to-one program, with the last five of those using Apple iPads as student devices, the administration has decided to switch to a new device, the Apple MacBook Air. The decision follows a several month study that started in October. “Five years is a really long time in the life of any technological device,” said Assistant Principal for Technology Mr.…
Campus expansion covered by money raised, not tuition
By Juan Carlos Ramirez THE ROUNDUP The process of expansion always involves many moving figures and every decision administrators make take into account the need of our students, according to Brophy president. President Ms. Adria Renke said that the board of trustees make the decisions on spending. “There is a board of trustees that is the governing board of this school,” Ms. Renke said. “There are 13 people on the…
New President Renke hopes to push frontiers, retain identity
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | President Ms. Adria Renke speaks with Mr. Paul Fisko outside the Robson gymnasium March 6. Ms. Renke was named the first female President in Brophy’s history. By Kaleb Lucero ’18 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s Board of Trustees announced Jan. 30 that they named Ms. Adria Renke as the 11th president of the school. This comes after former president, the Rev. Edward Reese, S.J. stepped down…
Aviation class offers flight simulation, piloting ability
By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP Xavier offers an aviation elective course that uses computerized flight simulators to build flight experience. The class is taught by Mr. Gale Hestenes, a Xavier faculty member, and the class is housed on Xavier’s campus, but is open to Brophy students.   Mr. Hestenes is a certified flight instructor and had a career instructing actual pilots. “I got my pilot’s license before I got…
Ward: Admissions is an all-year, school-wide job
Photo by Manny Mata-Flores ’19 | Mrs. Shelly Scheuring speaks with President Ms. Adria Renke after school Feb. 14. Mrs. Scheuring and Mr. Ward run the admissions office and lead the application process and interviews every year. By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP The admissions process is a perennial task that, despite only two full time people in the Admissions Office, is an all-hands-on-deck effort. The department, led by Director…