Chris Stanek

Cheese ’n Stuff serves sandwiches for 70 years
Photo by Chris Stanek ’19 | Original Cheese ‘n Stuff building on Central Ave. and Camelback Rd. still stands and continues to serve its customers.  By Chris Stanek ’19 THE ROUNDUP   For 70 years, Cheese ’n Stuff has been serving sandwiches as well as Brophy students since the shop’s existence. Cheese ’n Stuff is located on 5042 N Central Ave, right across from the Uptown Plaza. Back in 1949,…
LRC provides new opportunities for students
Photo by Christopher Stanek ’19 | Students work in the new Resource Learning Center. The center is overseen by Mrs. Kristen Venberg. By Chris Stanek ’19   THE ROUNDUP This year, Brophy has opened up an Academic Resource Center on campus to provide aid for students that need assistance with their studies. This Academic Resource Center, also known as the Learning Resource Center (LRC), can provide a quiet place for…
Honor Chorale takes home second and third place titles from Worldstrides Festival
By Chris Stanek ’19 THE ROUNDUP The Honor Chorale took home second and third place plaques from the Worldstrides Festival in Anaheim, California. The Brophy Men’s Choir, commonly called the Honor Chorale, travels to Anaheim, California to compete in the Worldstrides choir competition every other year. The Worldstrides competition attracts men, women, and mixed choirs from across the country ranging from Florida, Georgia, Utah, and Montana. The Honor Chorale enters…
Sleep is being valued less, school extracurriculars more important
In a survey completed by Chris Agnone ’18 and Chris Stanek ’19, a majority of students report getting less than 8 hours of sleep per night. By Chris Agnone ’18  and Chris Stanek ’19 THE ROUNDUP The rigors of school and extracurriculars often interfere with a student’s sleep cycle which can be very detrimental to their physical and mental performance short and long term. Nationwide Children’s, adolescents need to get…
Sleep is being valued less, school extracurriculars more important
By Chris Agnone ’18  and Chris Stanek ’19 THE ROUNDUP The rigors of school and extracurriculars often interfere with a student’s sleep cycle which can be very detrimental to their physical and mental performance short and long term. Nationwide Children’s, adolescents need to get nine and half hours of sleep a night. The average teenager gets between seven and seven and a quarter hours of sleep a night. The article…
Extracurriculars negatively affecting the sleep schedules of students
By Chris Stanek ’19 THE ROUNDUP Sleep is a very important and essential part of a high school student’s life, and extracurriculars can interrupt a student’s sleep schedule. Around Brophy and the Jesuit community, the average Brophy student is known to participate in many activities that benefit and improve the well-being of the school. These activities can vary from the multiple sports, clubs, and community services present at Brophy, but…
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…
Erdely brings 19 years of educational experience to new counselor position
Photo by Manuel Mata-Flores ’19 | Ms. Megan Erdely works on her computer. By Chris Stanek ’19 THE ROUNDUP For 19 years, Ms. Megan Erdely has been in education varying from being an elementary school teacher and a college counselor. Ms. Erdely began her educational career by teaching elementary school, and when asked to enter the school counseling program, she did. Ms. Erdely began her new counseling job with Tesseract…
Xavier Gator: Renee Pierson
By Chris Stanek ’19 THE ROUNDUP May I get your name and year please? Renee Pierson. I am a sophomore. What sports or extracurricular activities are you participating in this year? I am on Varsity Cheer. I actually started cheer or dance when I was very little. A lot of my friends that I have been dancing with forever are on the team with me as well. How is the season…
Venberg brings 23 years experience into classroom
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Mrs. Venberg speaks with students at lunch discussing global affairs. By Chris Stanek ’19 THE ROUNDUP It is a different dynamic for Mrs. Kristin Venberg being the only female U.S. History teacher at Brophy, although she said it does not affect her. “It really does not feel any different being a female teacher.” Mrs. Venberg said. “I do not really think about it that much because my gender…