Will Schubert

Student Council seeks to enhance school spirit, organizes activities
By Will Schubert ’15 THE ROUNDUP Student Council works many hours behind the scenes throughout the year to get more students involved in after school activities. Student Council is in charge of organizing student activities at many events including football games, basketball games, soccer games as well as the numerous dances they host each year. Taylor Wood ’15 and Jacob Anderson ’15 were in charge of the music at most…
Students create co-ed off-campus soccer team, play against teams around the state
Photo Courtesy of 24 Karat Goal – 24 Karat Goal is a co-ed, indoor soccer league. The team practices once a week at Phoenix Sports Center. By Will Schubert ’15 THE ROUNDUP This semester a handful of seniors decided to create an indoor co-ed soccer team called 24 Karat Goal. The team plays its games once a week at the Phoenix Sports Center and although they do not have practices…
Fankhauser assumes position of lifeguard at new pool
By Will Schubert ’15 THE ROUNDUP Alex Fankhauser ’15 becomes one of Brophy’s first student lifeguards with the opening of the new Aquatic Center last fall. Fankhauser started lifeguarding around three years ago and has since developed a passion for it. He received his certification when he was 15 and has worked at Deer Valley Pool for the past three summers. Fankhauser started doing aquatic safety programs when he was…
New ‘Call of Duty’ refreshes franchise, produces superior multiplayer
By Will Schubert ’15 THE ROUNDUP “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare”—Activision- Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 9 out of 10 Activision released “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare” in November and it helps bring back a dying franchise. The past few editions of the games have been failures in my opinion. “Call of Duty Ghosts,”  “Modern Warfare 3,” and “Black Ops: Declassified” have had subpar campaigns and their…
1st Loyola Scholars transition to high school life
By Will Schubert ’15 THE ROUNDUP By the end of August most freshmen have become familiar with campus, classrooms and new faces of teachers and upper classmen. For one group of freshmen though Brophy’s halls are familiar territory as they have already been in them for three years. The first ever class of Loyola Academy graduates are adjusting to high school life after finishing eighth-grade, and say they are doing…
Rocketry club launches into its 1st year
Photo by Matthew Montes ’15 — Cameron Kurtz ’15 and the Rocket Club watch a video during a meeting on Oct. 27. Group looks to do well in competition, creates rocket that meets rigid standards By Will Schubert ’15 THE ROUNDUP Not every student can send something flying hundreds of feet into the atmosphere, unless they are members of the Rocketry Club, of course. The Rocketry Club enters its first…
Students involved in politics, statewide campaigning
By Will Schubert ’15 THE ROUNDUP With state elections on the horizon, some students are campaigning to help their political parties. Students, mainly upperclassmen, are doing many things to help such as going door to door throughout the city in order to get people to vote and educating people about issues in the upcoming election. Matt Uvas ’15 started campaigning this September and with the help of other Brophy students…
St. Francis Xavier Church construction adds parking, improved traffic
By Will Schubert ’15 & Garrison Murphy ’15 THE ROUNDUP St. Francis Xavier Church began construction on new buildings this past summer and looks to double the size of its parish, subsequently adding to the amount of parking spots Brophy is allotted. The construction east of the existing building eliminated a row of Brophy parking, but SFX Church officials added extra parking near the elementary school that increased the amount…
‘Man of the Year’ runner up Herstam boasts spirituality, school spirit
By Will Schubert ’15 THE ROUNDUP Being open to growth is just one requirement in order to become a man for others and, according to Jack Herstam’s ’14 friends and family, he goes above and beyond on these requirements. The Roundup named Herstam a runner up for its annual “Man of the Year” award. Herstam is currently involved with Big Brothers, track and field, Student Council, youth and church ministry,…
Sleep paralysis affects body, results in waking up in panic and inability to move, speak
By Will Schubert ’15 THE ROUNDUP  Due to a lack of sleep and an abundance of stress, a handful of students suffer from a rare sleep disorder called sleep paralysis. Sleep paralysis is the phenomena in which people either sleeping or awakening experience an inability to move or speak. Sleep paralysis may be experienced by 20 to 60 percent of people, depending on the population that is examined, according to…