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New teachers bring diverse backgrounds

A great education, an exceptional athletic program, many extra-curricular activities; all of these and more are contributing factors to why students come to Brophy.

But what is it that attracts teachers?

Brophy added six new faculty members this year: Ms. Lauren Karp, Ms. Maria Dominguez-Sullivan, Mr. John Taylor, Mr. Bosco Ho, SJ, Mr. Michael Knickrehm, SJ, and Mr. Eddie Cullen.

Roundup makes online changes

Good morning, Brophy! Just a few quick announcements before we begin this year at The Roundup from Editors in Chief Dallas Ducar ’10 and Andrew Atallah ’10.

Broncos spend summer immersed in Argentina

This past summer on May 31, Brophy sent 10 students on a cultural immersion trip to Santa Fe, Argentina.

As every school year ends, many students think about the freedom and relaxation that accompanies summer.

A select few, however, have the opportunity to travel to another country and immerse themselves into another culture, learning many new things about that country and quite often about themselves.

BCP completes Tablet conversion

Welcome to Classroom 2.0.
This year’s incoming freshmen make up the fourth “Tablet class,” marking the first year in Brophy history that all four classes are equipped with personal computers.

Brophy introduces unique political perspective to students

Brophy promises to make students men for others by the time graduation comes around, but what else does Brophy change in it’s students?
Current seniors can think back to freshman year and remember the political controversy surrounding the Summit on immigration. Did Brophy help to shape the political and spiritual views of those students?

Brophy beefs up local businesses

Anyone who has visited AJ’s on Friday during the fall, winter or spring is familiar with the tidal wave of collared shirts and red clothing that arrives around noon.
Swelling lines, opening wallets and cash registers, devoured meals and filled tables are all results of the customer monsoon that is the younger portion of the Brophy student body.

Administration, students prepare for onset of H1N1 Flu virus

H1N1 Influenza, Swine Flu, is being portrayed by media and health officials worldwide as the next vast epidemic.
Dean of Students Mr. James Bopp said he thinks Brophy is ready and that as long as students use good hygiene and have a general education about how to prevent getting sick, then the campus will remain healthy.

Brophy’s Roundup, former editor earn national journalism honors

The National Scholastic Press Association recently announced two national accolades for The Roundup.
The NSPA named The Roundup as a finalist for the national “2009 Newspaper Pacemaker” award, which recognizes student newspapers for overall excellence.
In addition to this staff honor, Matt Stanley ’09, recent graduate and last year’s co-editor in chief, was named one of six finalists for the NSPA national “Sports Story of the Year” award for his article “Brophy set to join new region” in last December’s edition.