student activities

Students create inclusive culture through basketball at break, lunch
Photo by Edwin Perez ’18 | Edwin Mehari ’18 shoots a basketball during a flex period Apr. 4. Students find inclusive community through playing basketball in the Dutch. By Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP When you walk into the Dutch during break or lunch, you are greeted with an overwhelmingly loud collection of noises. Hearing yells, cheers, screams, clanks and balls being dribbled, you quickly realize that you are surrounded…
Walk On The Wildside: Hiking ‘Lava Tube’
Photo by Hunter Franklin ’19 | Hikers are blurred along with their flashlights during a long exposure photograph as they walk the giant Lava River Tube Sunday, July 24, 2016, in Flagstaff, Ariz. By Hunter Franklin ‘19 THE ROUNDUP Hiking at the Lava River Cave just west of Flagstaff provides an exciting and challenging opportunity to explore subterranean passageways. Being avid adventurers, my family and I are always looking to…
Political internships give skills for engaging citizens, insights into campaigns
By Kaleb Lucero ’18 THE ROUNDUP Students interning for Arizona campaigns and political officials participate in interaction with the public and learn lessons relevant to politics and government. One student, Connor Owen ’17, said in an email that he was involved with “field operations” for the Democratic Party. “I have been making phone calls, going door to door, [helping with] voter registration and helping out in the field offices,” he…
Ultimate frisbee returning to Brophy’s campus
By Manuel Mata-Flores ’19 THE ROUNDUP The saying goes “Ultimate Frisbee is Ultimate Fun,” The year marks the return of the Ultimate Frisbee club here at Brophy, which meets in Mr. Nate Hester’s room, E201, during the entire lunch period on Thursdays. There used to be a Ultimate frisbee club on campus but it “never lasted for more than a year or two because they never competed, they never challenged like…
Walk on the Wild Side: Indoor Skydiving Thrills, Rattles Nerves
Photo courtesy of Franklin Family | Andrew Brown ’18 gets a hand signal lesson in the wind tunnel at SkyVenture Arizona Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. By Hunter Franklin ’19 THE ROUNDUP Have you ever felt crazy enough to want to experience what it is like to jump out of an airplane? In Eloy, Ariz. at SkyVenture you can do just that. You can feel the G-force toss your body as…
Student Council launches intramural basketball league
By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s fall intramural basketball league began Monday, Aug. 15 in the Robson Gym, where competitive games took place during lunch, said Brophy Student Council Advisor Mr. Pete Burr ’07 in an email to Brophy students. The league consists of two divisions. “Division 1 will be basketball players, upperclassman and teachers, although underclassman may sign up,” Mr. Burr said. “Division 2 will only be underclassman:…