Campus Briefs

K10 transforms to quiet work space
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Students work on homework during break Feb. 28 in K10. K10 was converted from a classroom to a quiet study room for students to work on classwork. Room change proves student opinions affect change, serves unique role on campus By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP A classroom until this semester, Keating 10 is now a quiet study room for students who want to get…
Antonioli sheds light on the process of sports uniforms
Photo Illustration by Andrew Brown ’18 | Many sports such as football, basketball and soccer received new uniforms this school year. By Andrew Jordan ’18 THE ROUNDUP Brophy has a tradition of wearing classically recognizable sports uniforms, and the man behind the football team’s uniforms is Mr. Frank Antonioli. The largest sport, based purely on total number of athletes, is football. The task of managing and distributing uniforms and equipment…
Who arrives at school first, leaves last?
By Michael Taszarek ’18 THE ROUNDUP The gates are open when the first student arrives, and the gates close well after all students have left. For all that students can tell, the gates open and close on their own, but there are in fact multiple people behind the opening and closing of school every day and night. Mr. John Buchanan, director of security, said a lot happens behind the scenes…
Students reactions on the new Dutch gym
Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 | Loyola students have P.E. class in the dutch gymnasium Feb. 28. Students have shown that they enjoy the new gym and the facilities that it offers. By Manuel Mata-Flores ’19 THE ROUNDUP Around campus students are showing their appreciation of the new “Dutch” gymnasium by saying what they like about the gym and what it brings to campus. The “Dutch” gymnasium officially opened to…
4 teachers become new parents this year
Photos courtesy of the Munro, Kolb, Agliano and Hylle family | Inés Munro (top left), Margaret Kolb (top right), Ezra Hylle (bottom left) and Grace Agliano (bottom right) are all baby girls born to Brophy faculty within the past year. By Edwin Perez ’18 THE ROUNDUP A new year has brought new life to the Brophy community with the addition of of four new babies. Mr. Chris Agliano and Mrs.…
Hiring process for faculty is unique, connected
By Chris Agnone ’18 THE ROUNDUP Brophy, like any school, hires new faculty, experienced and neophyte, through a complex process that seems to be different for each individual. Teachers and staff have found interest in Brophy through many different venues. College counselor Mr. Gil Martinez found Brophy through his job at the University of Notre Dame, where he was an admissions officer and traveled to schools around the West. “Every…
Community react to early Trump executive actions
Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Service | President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe depart the White House on Feb. 10, 2017 in Washington, D.C. By Michael Taszarek ’18 THE ROUNDUP Members of the Brophy community reacted strongly to President Donald Trump’s early wave of executive actions. Through just over three weeks in office the president already signed 11 executive orders.  These orders ranged from travel restrictions to…
Soccer suspends returning players after mid-season hazing incident, working to change culture
Photo Illustration By Andrew Brown ’18 | The soccer team hopes to change the team culture heading into next season. By Andrew Howard ’17 & Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP Following events Principal Mr. Bob Ryan described as “hazing” that took place on the varsity soccer team’s annual retreat in January, the school suspended returning players from all soccer activities for a week in the season. The events and subsequent…
Scheduling process designed to benefits students, teachers as much as possible
By Graham Armknecht ’18 THE ROUNDUP Every student receives a schedule at the beginning of every new year, but what some people don’t think about is how that schedule comes to be. Director of Scheduling, Mr. Tony Oldani, strives to accommodate students in the classes they want to take. “The goal of scheduling is to give every student the classes they need to graduate, and to give every student the…
Alumni make up 1 in 5 faculty members
Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 | Mr. Steve Smith ’96, Mr. Austin Pidgeon ’07 and Mr. Andy Schmidbauer ’88 instruct students in their classrooms. Many former students find themselves coming back to Brophy to teach after college. By Chris Stanek ’19 THE ROUNDUP Alumni teachers are quite common at Brophy with one out of five teachers once roaming the campus halls as students. Mr. Austin Pidgeon ’07 said he believes that…