Teacher’s Pet

Casteneda loves Eastern European culture, travel
By Chase Manson ’16 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Mazzolini’s question from last edition: Would you rather have a prehensile tale or insect wings? I would want the insect wings, I have never heard of the tale thing. I do love butterflies. How long have you been at Brophy?  Since 2005, that’s eight years I do believe. I hear you used to teach English. Since you no longer teach it what do…
30 year veteran of teaching, Mazzolini delves into science
Teacher’s Pet: Mr. Andy Mazzolini By Jack McAuslan ’16 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Donlan’s question from the last edition: Would you rather be a plastic chicken soft taco or an upside down Rhinoceros? Upside down rhinoceros for sure.  Because I can always get myself up and go charging at things and so forth. How long have you been teaching? 30 years, this is my 30th year.  Each year is different. What…
Donlan makes Jesus, Yoda connection
Teacher’s Pet: Dr. Tom Donlan By Charles Louis Dominguez ’14 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Smith’s question from May’s “Teacher’s Pet”: Would you rather live in a world without your favorite food or live in a world where you have to eat your favorite food three meals a day, every day for your entire life? P.S.: What is your favorite food? Wow, that’s tough. I think I just have to lean towards…
English teacher Smith loves good music, Nick Jr.
Teachers Pet: Mr. Steve Smith ’96 By P.J. Binsfeld ’15 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Reithman’s question from March’s “Teacher’s Pet”: If you had a different major in college, what would the impact on your life be? I wouldn’t be teaching at Brophy because I did start off with an engineering major.  And so I would be an engineer somewhere and thus that would be a sad, sad life for me, and…
Sociable Karp has a passion for language, Shakespeare
Teacher’s Pet: Ms. Lauren Karp By Alec Vick ’15 THE ROUNDUP Dr. Holland’s Question from December’s “Teachers Pet”: Who is your favorite saint? Catherine  of Alexandria, who is the patron saint of librarians and educators. So totally my favorite saint. She essentially was a noble woman in the fourth century who was a master of philosophical debate. She would argue with other philosophers who were anti-Christianity. She supposedly argued with the…
Cronin inspires student creativity through art
By Brett A. Mejia ’13 THE ROUNDUP Entering the second story of the Eller building, students are greeted by a showcase of different artworks that are displayed on the newly installed TV and inside the glass cases. One of the teachers responsible for these students’ work is art teacher Mrs. Debbie Cronin. Mrs. Cronin has taught at Brophy for 14 years and is currently teaching five classes along with teaching…
Apple primary choice of workout meal for Holland
Teachers Pet: Dr. Joseph Holland By Jack Macias ’14 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Hubbell’s question from November 2012’s “Teacher’s Pet”: What is an essential piece of clothing every man should have? An essentially piece of clothing very man should have are boots. What was an aspiration of yours when you were a kid?  I wanted to be a priest. Where did you attend college? I did my undergrad at TCU, and…
‘Old Soul’ Hubbell delves into Summit, Justin Bieber
Mr. Ryan Hubbell By Jackson Santy ’13 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Kelly’s question from May 2012’s “Teacher’s Pet:” What did you want to be when you were young? Oh that’s good. This is super nerdy but I wanted to be a paleontologist. I had all these “Nova” and “National Geographic” documentaries about dinosaurs that I would watch. I was really into paleontology. What were you like in your angsty teenage years?…
Do-it-all religion teacher Fisko explains the beautiful game, corners

By Alex Stanley ’12
THE ROUNDUP

Ms. Guffey’s question from February 2012 “Teacher’s Pet”: Who is your favorite student and why?

Well, I have a lot of favorite students.

But, I will say my favorite student is the one who graduates actually having fulfilled the grad at grad.

Where were you born?

Chicago, Ill.