Teacher’s Pet

Schmidbauer discusses prior Jesuit education
Photo by Jackson Moran ’21 | Mr. Andrew Schmidbauer ’88 teaches spelling-changing verbs to his Honors Spanish 2 class. By Jackson Moran ’21 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Agliano’s question from the last teacher’s pet,”What is your favorite part about teaching at a Jesuit School?” There’s a lot of things that I like. I think its because the best part is that you don’t just have to focus on having kids become…
Freeman discusses travel, love for birth country
Photo by Vipul Dua ’20 | Ms. Freeman teaches to one of her Honors Spanish classes in Brophy Hall. By Vipul Dua ’20 THE ROUNDUP Teacher’s pet interview with Ms. Rosalinda Freeman, Spanish Teacher Mr. Smith’s question from last teachers pet: If you could put any two historical figures together for a lunch, who would they be and what would they talk about? Thomas Jefferson for sure because I am…
Teacher’s Pet: Smith uses experiences from his Brophy past to help current freshmen
Photo courtesy of the Brophy Yearbook Team | Mr. Smith (bottom left) in the 2018 Yearbook. By Carl Justice ’21 THE ROUNDUP   Mr Davis’s question from the last Teacher’s Pet: What is the most awkward thing that has happened to you this year? Every year, I try to take an awkward photo in the great hall. It becomes my picture in the yearbook at the end of the year.…
O’Neill once stranded in Honduran jungle
Photo by AK Alilonu ’16 – Mr. O’Neill teaches math and enjoys mountain biking, sometimes biking three times a week. By AK Alilonu ’16 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Pete Burr ’07’s question from last edition’s “Teacher’s Pet”: In the 1995 film “Heavyweights,” who is your favorite character and why? Of course, I don’t remember the 1995 film “Heavyweights,” but I do have to say that my favorite actor is Tom Selleck…
Teacher’s Pet: Burke loves Notre Dame, considered life as monk
Photo by Cory Wyman ’16 – Mr. Burke talks to a student during fifth period, Jan. 13. Mr. Burke teaches Chemistry and is a huge fan of Notre Dame. Teacher’s Pet: Mr. Kevin Burke By Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP  Mr. Hubbell’s question from November “Teacher’s Pet”: If you had to pitch a reality TV series to Fox, what would your pitch be?  “Pin a tail on a liberal.”…
Hubbell shares passion for women’s rights
Teacher’s Pet: Mr. Ryan Hubbell By Sam Romero ’17 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Pidgeon’s question from the October “Teacher’s Pet”: If you were to sing one song on “American Idol” what would it be and why? “Living on a Prayer” by Bon Jovi. It is a karaoke go to of mine. Everybody loves it and nobody can’t sing along to Bon Jovi… I am not a huge Bon Jovi fan. I…
Pidgeon encourages involvement, broad experiences
Teacher’s Pet: Mr. Austin Pidgeon ’07 By Gabe Morrison ’17 THE ROUNDUP Mr Olson’s previous question: Would you rather rather sing a love song to someone you hate, or a hate song to someone to love? I think I would much rather sing a love song to someone I hate. Why? It would be ironic, and maybe it would help us get over our differences. Is your perspective different now…
Olson enjoys Space Mountain, not golf attempts
Teacher’s Pet: Mr. Paul Olson By Chase L. Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Choquette’s question from last month: “Would you rather fight 100 duck sized horses or one horse size duck?”  I would fight the one horse size duck. I would be able to outrun it or fit into a place where a horse size duck could not fit. What got you into music?  Because I am incredibly good looking…
Choquette praises Arsenal’s football glamor
Teacher’s Pet: Mr. Roger Bond-Choquette ’10 Jack McAuslan ’16 THE ROUNDUP  Mr. Grindey’s question from last edition was: Three frogs are floating down a river on a log. One decides to jump off, how many frogs are left on the log?  Well, I mean clearly two. I don’t know if that math is beyond coach Grindey but I am pretty confident that it’s two.  Editor’s Note: The answer is three. …
Grindey shares high expectations for this year’s Summit theme
By Tanner Nypen ’15 THE ROUNDUP wMrs. Casteneda’s question from last edition: Why do they call “apartments” apartments when they are just connected buildings? I would rather call them modified condos. How long have you been teaching here at Brophy and what have you been teaching?   I have been teaching for seven years. Scripture, Christian Ethics and Senior Synthesis. Do you have a favorite class to teach? Ethics and Synthesis…