Freshmen

Freshmen ‘iPad Rollout’ runs smoothly in new format
Event streamlined, debuts YouTube series By Garrison Murphy ’15 THE ROUNDUP The Great Hall saw an influx of students Monday, Aug. 4 as technology staff distributed new iPads to incoming freshmen. Both freshmen and faculty said the event was successful. “It’s very organized, it is in one location, very fast … I really like it,” said incoming freshmen Reed Meyer ’18 who was in line to receive an iPad. “I…
Incoming frosh continue Brophy’s tradition of diversity

The incoming class of 2014 will continue Brophy’s tradition of diversity.

Approximately 340 current eighth graders will make up the newest Brophy freshman class next year, coming from more than 142 different schools, according to Director of Admissions Mr. Mike Ward.

Compared to past incoming classes, the class of 2014 is around the same size as the past five or six classes.

Diversity is also abundant; of the incoming class, about 30 percent is non-white. The accepted non-white group consists primarily of Hispanics, but also African-Americans and Asian-Americans.

Study measures faith changes between senior, freshman years

Brophy prides itself on being the only Jesuit high school in Arizona since 1928 and on providing the impetus for spiritual growth in accordance with Jesuit ideals.

In a survey by The Roundup, in conjunction with Mr. Tim Sanford’s statistics class, 21 percent of the 70 seniors asked said their religious beliefs had changed from freshman to senior year.

Meanwhile, when 70 freshmen were asked the same question in March, 14 percent stated that their religious beliefs had already changed.