Campus

Audio: Walk between classes more than mundane
By Cory Wyman ’16 & AK Alilonu ’16 THE ROUNDUP Whether going from a classroom in Brophy Hall to a laboratory in Piper or from the gym to the parking lot, walking around on campus can be a tedious yet universal part of being a student at any school. Brophy is not an exception. The Roundup caught up with Krishna Sinha ’18 and Martin Eslava ’17 between classes one day in September for this “audio postcard.”…
Traditions play role in student, campus life
Traditions play a significant role in many communities and Brophy is not an exception. In this issue, The Roundup exposes many of the rich traditions that students experience in the classroom, on the field and at home. With its inception 85 years ago, our school has developed exponentially alongside our students ability to keep old traditions alive while creating new ones both on campus and in their own lives. Click…
Welcome Back: Classes start Aug. 13
Photo by Aakash Jain ’14 – Brophy freshmen and their upper classmen big brothers walk into the Harper Great Hall Aug. 12 during orientation. Classes started Tuesday, Aug. 13. Click here for more school news
Campus leader Bennett guides student body
By Nick May ’13 THE ROUNDUP It’s 6:15 A.M. While most students are still in bed dreading the buzz of alarm clocks, Jeff Bennett ’13 is already starting his lengthy drive from his home in Anthem to begin his busy day. He starts each day as a Student Council member, which he has been a part of for three years. “Student Council is awesome,” Bennett said. “It’s really sweet because…
West lot provides for surplus parking, passenger-less drivers
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP    Good news students who drive to school: There is now a new place to park when the on-campus lots fills up or your carpool can’t ride with you. The new west lot is across from Brophy on Central Avenue. The lot was obtained for by Brophy this year by Mr. John Graham, a Brophy Trustee who owns the lot. “Last year the lot…
Crews minimize flood damage in Eller
By Julian De Ocampo ’13
 THE ROUNDUP Water remediation and construction crews wrapped up work at Eller building over the weekend following a flood caused by a broken water heater. The water heater, located in a third floor maintenance closet, ruptured Thursday, Aug. 2 after the building had been locked for the day. Maintenance members discussed the flood early the next morning. The water spread across the third floor, including…
Graduation slated for May 19
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP  Brophy’s annual Baccalaureate Mass will take place at 7 p.m Friday, May 18 at St. Francis Xavier Church The actual graduation ceremony will take place  at 9 a.m.Saturday, May 19 in the Robson Gymnasium. For Baccalaureate Mass, seating is limited to immediate family due to the limited seating at St. Francis Xavier. Tickets are not issued for these two ceremonies; it is first…
Brophy, Xavier Latin Club compete in state contest
Small delegation takes several awards By Aakash Jain ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy and Xavier Latin Club attended the Arizona State Junior Classical League Convention Saturday, April 21. Although they fielded the smallest delegation, they won several awards. Michael Gaynor ’15 won fifth place on the History Exam, and Jeremiah Johnson ’14 took first place in Latin Sight Reading out of more than 100 students who competed. The entire team…
Brophy ‘buildOn’ to host 1st Sweet Tomatoes fundraiser

By Andrew J. Barnes ’12 & Logan Hall ’14
THE ROUNDUP
New student-led service organization Brophy buildOn, the first Arizona chapter of the nationwide buildOn, will host its first Sweet Tomatoes Fundraiser Thursday, March 8 from 5-8p.m.

BuildOn, whose mission is breaking the cycle of poverty, illiteracy and low expectations around the world, partnered with the restaurant in order to raise funds for global education.

Science Bowl team surges through state championship

By Brett A. Mejia ’13
THE ROUNDUP
The Brophy Science Bowl team won Arizona’s state championship for the National Science Bowl competition March 3.

Led by Brophy science teachers Mr. Patrick Kolb and Ms. Cheryl Lenox, the team battled against 32 other teams, the most to have ever entered the competition, and came out victorious.