Faculty Profile

Santos counsels students towards college, beyond
By Christian Guerithault ’14 THE ROUNDUP Finding the right college and path in life is something that all high school students will experience. Having a college counselor guide you through the process can help alleviate stress and be a helpful tool for a student. Mr. Rey Santos is in his second year at Brophy and he is one of three college counselors who help juniors and seniors choose the right…
Fisko recalls Russia, participation in Soviet-American play as child
By Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP In 1987 Mr. Paul Fisko, along with 19 other American children and 20 Russian children, traveled across Russia, Europe and American to spread the message to end the Cold War and bring peace. Mr. Fisko’s journey and experiences began during the Cold War in 1987. At that time, he was in 8th Grade, and Ronald Reagan was the president while Mikhail Gorbachev led the…
Cordova brings native spice to Spanish classes

By Brett A. Mejia ’13

New World Languages teacher Mr. Richard Cordova comes to Brophy with the task of making a difference in the lives of students by getting them to love the language of Spanish.

Mr. Cordova has been teaching for 14 years and he is currently serving his first year as a Brophy teacher, teaching Spanish 2 and Conversational Spanish.

Smith imparts alumnus wisdom to new students

By Julian De Ocampo ’13

“Mr. Smith is not as he seems under that cool, calm exterior,” Mr. Mike Nelson ’96 joked. “On the inside there is a crazy man. Dangerous.”

Mr. Nelson was referring to his fellow Brophy alumnus, Mr. Steve Smith ’96.

Mr. Smith said he became friends with Mr. Nelson, who now teaches at Brophy alongside Mr. Smith, while they roamed the halls of Brophy.