School Spirit

School spirit positive in a supportive community
By Reece M. Krantz ’16 THE ROUNDUP Generating school spirit is a wholesome art, and one that Brophy is rather famous for. The spirit of a school, good or bad, is not a fortuitous one. Whatever its character is, it can be traced back to a common cause or call. It is neither spasmodic nor ephemeral; it comes as growth and persists relentlessly. Too much school spirit can lead to…
Ashton tries to build community using school spirit
Photo by AK Alilonu ’16 – Chris Ashton ’15 is a member of student council. He is known for having school spirit and working to build the Brophy community. By Carter Santini ’15 THE ROUNDUP Chris Ashton ’15 says he’s been at almost every home game and Brophy-related event this year driven by a love for the school. Student Council moderator Mr. Pete Burr ’07 said he has been impressed…
Students mixed on spirit quality, faculty sees beyond game attendance
By Hunter Cisiewski ’17 THE ROUNDUP While one person might see empty seats in the football stands as a sign that school spirit could be better, others take a more holistic approach to what defines a community’s spirit. School spirit allows all students to stay involved with their high school. Even if they do not participate in any sports or clubs themselves, students can always provide encouragement to their classmates…
Brophy alumni recall experiences of school spirit
By Jack Cahill ’17 THE ROUNDUP Brophy is home to many alumni who now teach at the school, all of whom have a different experience of school spirit. Today, school spirit is found in various rallies, sports games, the Fine Arts Extravaganza and events organized by Student Council. Mr. Steve Smith ’96 said that the spirit the school has today is better than ever. “I think we’re at a high…
Transfer students see spirit beyond sports
By Gabe Morrison ’17 THE ROUNDUP Though most students take pride in school spirit, to many, a lack of a lack of compared experience makes it is hard to gage the quality of Brophy’s spirit. Transfer students are unique in they have spent time on two different campuses,. Milo Charbel ’15, who transferred from Notre Dame Preparatory after freshman year, said the fit of Brophy was much better for him.…
Students debate Brophy’s spirit
Brophy has the best, most unique school spirit By Carter Santini ’15 THE ROUNDUP I vividly remember the day almost four years ago when I was cramped into a gym and told to spell out Brophy. All I could think was how awesome the chant was. This year, I led that chant both at cheer camp and standing with a C painted on my chest in the stands of Phoenix…
Special Feature: Defining School Spirit
Photo by Noah Rodriguez ’17 | Brophy fans cheer Oct. 17 against Chaparral. Brophy defeated Chaparral 17-9 in a home game played at Camelback High School. School spirit is an integral part of any school community and Brophy is not an exception. To some, school spirit means cheering at football games. To others it is participating in arts and academics. In this edition of The Roundup we explore the various ways…
Home court appreciated by athletes, validated by records
Photo by Gray Olson ’17 | Students cheer from the front row Oct. 17 during the 2014 football season. Brophy defeated Chaparral 17-9 Oct. 17 in a home game played at Camelback High School. By Gabe Morrison ’17 THE ROUNDUP Athletes of various sports recognize that home field advantage significantly and positively impacts their performance during competitions. Though many athletes and their coaches often did not equate playing their on home…
Soccer jerseys enhance school spirit

Official BCP jerseys should be allowed as part of dress code

By Joe Skoog ’13
THE ROUNDUP

When I was a freshman, we all received an order form.

Elated, I ordered one red Brophy soccer jersey with my last name and year printed on the back.