Loyola Academy

Loyola uniforms encourage pride, students find other ways to express style
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 – Loyola scholars Adrian Flemming (left) and Victor Morales (right) pose for a photo showing their uniforms. The Loyola uniforms demonstrate a different style than the dress code at Brophy. By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP Although Loyola Academy has been a part of Brophy since its 2011 founding, it has some differences in terms of student dress code. While Brophy’s dress code involves only…
1st Loyola Scholars transition to high school life
By Will Schubert ’15 THE ROUNDUP By the end of August most freshmen have become familiar with campus, classrooms and new faces of teachers and upper classmen. For one group of freshmen though Brophy’s halls are familiar territory as they have already been in them for three years. The first ever class of Loyola Academy graduates are adjusting to high school life after finishing eighth-grade, and say they are doing…
Alba-Rivera mentors next generation of robotics competitors
Gabe Alba-Rivera teaches Loyola Academy scholars robotics By Aakash Jain ’14 and Brett Mejia ’13 THE ROUNDUP Since the beginning of his junior year, Gabe Alba-Rivera ’13 has been teaching a group of Loyola Academy students the finer points of robotics. “The first day of junior year I remember when they gave us a speech at the gym about the new year. Ms. Krause was there and she told us…
Loyola Academy basketball team imparts good values on, off court
By Jackson Santy ’13 THE ROUNDUP All winter players, coaches and fans alike have flooded in and out of the Robson Gymnasium to cheer on the Brophy basketball teams. However, when varsity players like James Harper ’12 or Timothy Kempton ’13 aren’t crashing the boards, a different team takes the court. Led by coaches Mr. Matt Moore ’07 and Mr. Matt Smith ’06, the Loyola Academy basketball team has been…
Loyola Academy launches as all boys’ middle school
By Rohan Keith Andresen ’12 THE ROUNDUP On a stifling hot Friday afternoon, Loyola Academy director Ms. Kendra Krause waits for the last of her students to be picked up by their parents. The 32 sixth-grade students of Loyola Academy, the new middle school on Brophy’s campus, have just finished a 47-hour school week filled with reading, math, physical education, science, social studies, religion, Latin and drama. Beginning at 7:15…
Broncos serve as role models for Loyola Academy

By Kevin Valenzuela ’13

There is an all new group of young, impressionable students on campus this year, and I’m not just talking about the freshman class.

Starting this fall Brophy’s Loyola Academy opened as a middle school and a class full of sixth-grade students now share the campus with high school students.

Whether we know it or not, we are all now at least indirect role models for these students and we need to act accordingly.

Loyola Academy debuts in August

By Ian C. Beck ’12

Brophy will open Loyola Academy in 2011, a middle school for underprivileged students that will be located on the second floor of Loyola Hall.

“It’s a new program, part of Brophy, to help those students who have the intellectual ability to do well at Brophy but don’t have the academic and study habits background,” said Brophy President Fr. Eddie Reese S.J.

The program is geared toward taking the academically gifted out of the public school system and installing them into a middle school environment that will better prepare them for Brophy.