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AP Capstone program offers unique curricula

By Hayden Welty ‘19 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Mike Welty ’83 worked with Assistant Principal for Academic Affairs Mr. Seamus Walsh last summer to help expand the College Board’s “AP Capstone” program to Brophy. Mr. Welty has taught physics and math for decades. When he applied to read the AP tests for physics, he received an […]

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Arts classes important to well-roundedness, needed at more schools

Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP Although many schools are decreasing funding for their arts programs and cutting down on arts supplies, Brophy is a happy exception. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities explained in January 2016 that most states still don’t spend more money per student than they did before the recession. In fact, […]

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Honors Anatomy considered for reevaluation as lab science

By Joseph Valencia ’17 THE ROUNDUP Honors Anatomy, a relatively new class, is one of Brophy’s science elective courses. Elective science courses such as AP Environmental Science don’t grant students a lab science credit. The main argument regarding Anatomy is that it is isn’t necessary for college, as it is very similar to Biology, only […]

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Sports

Sports medicine curriculum helps athletes protect themselves, diagnose injuries

Photo by Andrew Brown ’18 | Mr. Chris White teaches his sixth period sports medicine class on January 17, 2017 about bone structure in the foot. By Jack Davis ’19 THE ROUNDUP Mr. Chris White has been apart of the Brophy community for three decades. Throughout his time at Brophy as an athletic trainer, he has […]

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Science and religion go hand in hand students, faculty say

By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP Some might assume that on a Catholic school’s campus, science and religion are the equivalent of oil and water. In today’s world full of innovation and scientific discovery, perhaps nothing challenges our faith more than science, but faculty work to blend the topics in their classrooms. Science Department Chair […]

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MathXL provides an online platform for math help in the classroom

By Spencer Inglett ‘19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy classes have turned toward digital based learning, and the introduction of MathXL has furthered this goal. MathXL is a learning tool that provides students an online platform for math. With 13 years of mathematics teaching experience at Brophy, math teacher Mr. Doug Cox said he thinks MathXL is […]

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Theodicy and the Holocaust uses 2 teachers to examine ‘God’s justice’

By Anthony Cardellini ’17 THE ROUNDUP In 99 percent of Brophy’s classrooms, you will find one teacher in the room as the sole instructor of the class. Theodicy and the Holocaust is the only exception. Theodicy and the Holocaust is taught by both Mr. Chris Agliano and Mr. Matt Hooten. The class is in its […]

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SAT-ACT present rigorous element to athletes’ schedule

Photo Illustration by Bryce Owen ’17 | Junior and senior athletes often face difficulty when preparing for ACT and SAT tests due to a lack of time from athletic activity. By Juan Carlos Ramirez ’18 THE ROUNDUP Student athletes, mainly juniors and seniors, who participate in winter, fall or club sports are presented with the difficulty […]

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Creative writing class explores storytelling

By Camden Andl ’19 THE ROUNDUP Brophy’s senior elective English IV/Creative Writing class, taught by Mr. Chad Unrein, introduces students to multiple genres including poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and their components and techniques. Mr. Unrein, who attended Arizona State University earning a BA in English and an MFA in Creative Writing and has been teaching […]

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Biology classes teach evolution-based curriculum

By Riley Morrison ’16 THE ROUNDUP  Though many schools in the United States, both private and public, are being accused of teaching with a creationist agenda in the science classroom, Brophy educators continue to teach evolution. “Evolution is part of a principle of science that we teach,” said biology teacher Mr. Bill Kalkman.  “The whole […]

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