Beyond the Bell

Rocketry Club blasts off
Photo by Cameron M. Bray ’16 — The Rocketry Club prepares to launch the “Big Shabooya” Photos by Cameron M. Bray ’16 and Zephan Enciso ’17, video by Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP The members of the Brophy Rocketry club launched their rocket, “The Big Shabooya,” March 21 at Salome Emergency Airfield. The moderator of the club is Mike Welty ’83; the club president is Cameron Kurtz ’15. Members include Michael…
Special Feature: Beyond the Bell
Photo by Alec Vick ’15 | Nick Park ’15 reads the U-Haul News in his office cubicle. Park works at the U-Haul Corporate Offices in Downtown Phoenix. Students are commonly involved on campus with a variety of Brophy sponsored activities. But one important aspect of becoming a well-rounded student is participating in activities outside of school. This month we take a look at what students, and even faculty members, are…
Students connect with friends through YMCA basketball
Henry Erlandson ’16 & William Borders ’16 THE ROUNDUP Students of all grades are using YMCA basketball to play with their friends and find an outlet from school. The YMCA is a organization that offers kids and teenagers the opportunity to play in a youth basketball league with friends without having to tryout, according to valleyymca.org. “It’s a good way to stay active and play sports, I’m a pretty competitive…
Students look to jobs to provide more than money
Photo by Alec Vick ’15 — Nick Park ’15 reading the U-Haul News. Park works at the U-Haul Corporate Offices in Downtown Phoenix. By William Joseph Borders IV ’16 THE ROUNDUP One out of every four students over the age of 16 has a job. Many students in the United States get jobs because their family needs the support and financial aid. Others find work to get experience for the…
Detailed artist obtains satisfaction, drive through art
Photo by Hayden Corwin ’15 – Martin Bonilla ’15 works on a piece of art during AP Studio Art, Feb. 25. Bonilla draws large scale, detailed pieces. By Hayden Prescott Corwin ’15 THE ROUNDUP Martin Bonilla ’15 is a senior artist who said he found his passion for art at a young age. “In all actuality, I started around third grade,” Bonilla said. His first art class at Brophy was…
Teachers engage in variety of off campus activities, encourage life diversity
By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP It is the teachers that help create the community of any school campus, and they take its ideologies and spread them with good intentions. Their work in the classroom is paramount, but what they do off campus also makes up who they are as a teacher and person. Ms. Beth Clarke is one such teacher who combines Brophy influences to activities outside of…
Lee captivates through video production
Photo by Sam Romero ’17 – Jake Lee ’16 poses for a photo for the Roundup, Feb. 27. Lee takes both photos and videos, but focuses largely on his videos. By Brendan Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP Classes have been moving to a more tech-saturated teaching style for a few years, which includes the production of videos for class projects. During his freshman year, Jake Lee ’16 created a video in…
Wills Rice reports on ASU, Rattlers sports
By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP Wills Rice ’17 has been broadcasting for six years, covering ASU football and basketball as well as Rattlers football for kidstar.org. Kidstar is a program that allows students in high school and sometimes younger to broadcast play by play or color commentary for the Arizona Rattlers and all ASU sports. Rice broadcasts all ASU home basketball games and a few football games during the…