Mr. John Damaso

McShane suffers heart attack on campus, hopeful to return in January
Photo by Collin McShane ’19 | Mr. Lane McShane rests on his bed in his recovery room at St. Joseph’s Hospital after suffering a heart attack on Nov. 20. By Alex Cannella ’19 THE ROUNDUP   Mr. Lane McShane came to Brophy on Nov. 19 with chest pains. He would leave school during first period in an ambulance. Mr. McShane mentioned his chest pains to Mr. Steve Smith, who stayed with him throughout…
Classwork competitions question student engagement
Photo by Raymond Link ’20 | A group of students engage in a friendly micro competition through the use of “Kahoot!”. By Juan Sanchez ’20 THE ROUNDUP While some teachers such as Mr. John Damaso and Ms. Breanne Toshner utilize macro competitions in their respective classrooms to promote engagement of the course material, Mr. Seamus Walsh is generally against classroom competitions if done incorrectly. Mr. Walsh, Assistant Principal for Academic Affairs, describes classroom competitions in two…
New publishing office supports BLAM, teachers
By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP BLAM hopes to increase production value of its annual arts magazine this year with a new publication office, which also serves as faculty workspace. The workspace is near the west end of Brophy Hall’s second floor. Maintenance crews renovated the space this summer. Mr. John Damaso ’97 is an advisor to BLAM, otherwise known as Brophy Literary Arts Magazine, and the satirical newspaper…