Jonathan M. Gornet

‘Cloud Atlas’ embodies new movie techniques
By Jonathan M. Gornet ’14 THE ROUNDUP “Cloud Atlas” starring Tom Hanks, Hugh Grant, Halle Barry, Jim Sturgess, Doona Bae and Jim Broadbent 9 out of 10 A fascinating feat of its own, “Cloud Atlas” accomplished the task of combining six different stories each unique to its own. It definitely went above and beyond standard movie plots. The movie conveyed a relatively new concept of multiple dimensions, especially in the…
New teachers, Alumni Corps use experience, high expectations as guide
By Jonathan M. Gornet ’14 THE ROUNDUP As Brophy kicks off the 2012-2013 school year, eight new teachers have made their home in the Brophy community. Just like the Brophy motto that students look up to, “Men for Others,” the teachers said they want to live up to that expectation as well. The Alumni Corp teachers Mr. Neil Murphy ’06, Mr. Kelly Coffman ’07 and Mr. Mica Tacderan ’07 return…
‘Chronicle’ depicts what superpowers could do to teens
By Jonathan M. Gornet ’14 THE ROUNDUP “Chronicle” 5 out of 10 “Chronicle” was an okay movie showing a new perspective on superpowers. The movie starts off with Andrew Detmer, a loner who always recorded every situation he went through in an expensive camera. This becomes the point of view in the movie. The basic life of Andrew was very tough, where he went through bullying and abuse from his…
Key Club raises money for Honduras
By Jonathan M. Gornet ’14  THE ROUNDUP Last Saturday, April 21, the Brophy Key Club raised money for high schools in Honduras by washing cars. Fr. Donald, S.J. will receive a check from the carwash earnings, which he will give to the Hondurans, according to the Brophy Office of Faith and Justice. The groups in Honduras will use the money to build high schools in remote places. By the end…
DiMino takes first place in annual Poetry Out Loud competition

By Jonathan M. Gornet ’14

Inside of the Brophy Blackbox Theater Feb. 1-3 and then again Feb. 9, students strolled up to a lone microphone to recite a poem that they choose in the annual Poetry Out Loud competition.

The students who won that contest were John DiMino ’12, who placed first in the contest, with Ryan Frankel ’14 taking second and Conner Wareing ’12 placing third.

Brophy introduces new tablets

By Jonathan M. Gornet ’14

In the busy office of K13, Mr. Mark Pettit is surrounded by computers and at the top of the stacks are the new Lenova laptops Brophy supplies to freshmen.

Mr. Pettit explained the reasons why Brophy moved from Toshiba, which had been the face of the school’s Tablet program for five years, to Lenova.