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Roundup wins 3 best in state awards for 2nd year, 34 individual awards
For the second year in a row The Roundup earned three best-in-state awards from two Arizona press organizations. The Arizona Newspapers Association, the state’s professional journalism organization, named The Roundup the 2016 “Best High School Newspaper” in its annual contest co-sponsored by the Arizona Associated Press Managing Editors. This is the fifth Best High School Newspaper award for The Roundup in the last six years. The staff won this award…
Roundup reporter travels to Israel, recounts experiences
Photo courtesy of the Kirshner family — Jeff, Ellie, Jen and Alex Kirshner visit the Golan Heights, where they observed Israel security in the north and heard sounds of artillery in Syria from the border. Roundup reporter Alex Kirshner ’18 traveled to Israel with his family over the holiday break and wrote about it for the Jewish News. Click here to read the article.
Roundup earns 2 best in state awards, 35 individual honors
From left to right, Roundup editors AK Alilonu ’16, Cameron Bray ’16, Andrew Howard ’17, Anthony Cardellini ’17, Reece Krantz ’16, Chase Manson ’16 and Bryce Owen ’17 pose for a group photo Oct. 27 at ASU after winning two best in state awards at the Arizona Interscholastic Press Association’s annual convention.   The Arizona Interscholastic Press Association awarded The Roundup first place in its 2015 Newspaper General Excellence contest…
Filling in the blanks: Standardized Tests
This summer, George Washington University announced it was dropping SAT requirements for incoming freshmen. It was a change that raised eyebrows and sparked discussion, bucking a trend that has become institutionalized in the world of higher education. With GWU dropping its testing requirements and additional modifications to the most popular standardized tests, students and teachers alike are wondering what the future of standardized testing holds. This month, The Roundup takes…
Roundup hopes to provide forum
By Cameron M. Bray ’16 THE ROUNDUP Hey Broncos, This is just a quick message from The Roundup letting you know how you can get your writing featured in the paper. To explain, let’s start with a question: Have you ever read an opinion column that you completely disagreed with or thought was dead wrong? Or have you ever read one that you just loved—one that you thought just spelled…
Roundup named national ‘Pacemaker’ finalist for 3rd year, earns design award
The 2015/2016 staff of The Roundup poses for a group photo. The National Scholastic Press Association named The Roundup a Pacemaker finalist for the third year in a row.   For the third year in a row the National Scholastic Press Association named The Roundup a newspaper “Pacemaker” finalist. The Pacemaker is the top honor the national association gives to publications. The Roundup is one of six finalists from across…
Fuller uses off season to fine tune offense, coaching
Photo by Alec Vick ’15 — Coach Fuller runs his team through practice a few days before their first round playoff matchup vs. Westview. By William Joseph Borders IV THE ROUNDUP Head varsity basketball coach Mr. Tony Fuller is starting his ninth year coaching for Brophy. “I think he is a great coach, knows a lot about basketball, and he’s experienced it for many years at every level.” Brock Brunkhorst…
Roundup wins 46 awards in state journalism contest
The staff of The Roundup brought home 46 awards from the 2014 Arizona Interscholastic Press Association Fall Convention. The awards cover a spectrum of categories including writing, design, photography and online journalism. Roundup staff members earned nine “superior” honors, the top individual award, and the staff won second place in both the Newspaper and Online general excellence categories. Click here to see a list of all the winners. The annual AIPA Fall…
Facebook not dying, just paving social media paths
By Cameron M. Bray ’16 The Roundup Facebook is the sun of the Internet. Everything gravitates around it. Constantly it expands. Immense in size. Dying gradually like it? No. Many speculate that Facebook is dying. It is not; it is growing. Facebook currently holds the highest amount of users ever. On Aug. 26. 2008, just three years after its creation, Facebook reached 100 million users, announced Mark Zuckerburg—CEO of Facebook—through…
Roundup named best in state for 3rd year, earns other state, national honors
The Roundup staff recently earned multiple top honors from state and national journalism associations, including being named Arizona’s “Best High School Newspaper” for the third year in a row. The Arizona Newspapers Association along with the Arizona Associated Press Managing Editors named The Roundup the 2013 “Best High School Newspaper” in it’s annual Better Newspapers Contest. The Roundup won the same award in 2012 and 2011. The Arizona Scholastic Press…