Category: Brophy History Package
By Julian De Ocampo ’13
The word “Brophy” is uttered, typed and read every single day by hundreds upon hundreds of students and faculty.
It’s shouted at football games, the letters are painted on students’ bodies every Friday and it’s been printed on dozens of articles of clothing worn by hundreds.
By Jonathan M. Gornet ’14 & Joshua Galvin ’13 THE ROUNDUP Looking at an aerial picture of the Brophy campus from 1928, the Brophy bell tower stands resolute much like the present day. Aesthetically, the buildings have maintained their timeless appearance, but the community housed within their walls has morphed and grown over the years. [...]
By Joe Skoog ’13 THE ROUNDUP A little bit of history can be found all throughout the halls of most Brophy buildings. This history comes in the form of trophies won in years past by Brophy students of yester year and today. In Robson Gym foyer alone, there are more than 265 trophies that have [...]
By Erik T. Masingill ’12 & Brett A. Mejia ’13 THE ROUNDUP In 1928, construction crews built the first buildings on the new school campus in Central Phoenix: Brophy Hall, the Chapel and Romley Hall, to house classrooms and later a gym. Brophy Hall, which at the time was named Regis Hall, also used to [...]
By Jonathan M. Gornet ’14 THE ROUNDUP Club presidents and leaders packed the Great Hall Sept. 1 to market their organizations at the annual club fair. The event allows students to see the multitudes of activity opportunities available to them. Currently Brophy offers students dozens of clubs to be a part of. But how did [...]
By Julian De Ocampo ’13 THE ROUNDUP While students roam the halls of Brophy’s various buildings each and every day, the aged halls of Romley Hall remain largely mysterious. Due to the minimum exposure students get to the building, the rumor mill often begins to turn in regards to the unexplored corners of one of [...]
By Josh Galvin ’13
Mr. Tommy Smith could not help but chuckle as he remembered the Greyhound bus ride to Los Angeles five years ago with Mr. John Damaso ’97 and eight students.
In the five years since that first trip, the L.A. Urban Plunge immersion has gained a stronger and stronger following, with 55 applicants in the past year, according to Mr. Smith.
By Michael Ahearne ’14
The decision to start using Tablet computers has changed how Brophy works and teaches.
Brophy has been through a few different computer models, getting the newer version every year for the students.
By Chase Stevens ’12 & Logan Hall ’14 THE ROUNDUP Sitting on their computers, students type furiously on their keyboards, fleshing out ideas from their minds to the monitor. They are not finishing an assignment due next period; instead, they are working on this year’s edition of the yearbook. The student publications at Brophy, including [...]
By Roan Enright ’13 THE ROUNDUP More than 45 years after building the Robson Gym, the Kemper and Ethel Marley Info Commons has evolved into what we see today. Originally the gym was built in the early 1960s and the present Info Commons was a storage facility. “The original plan for the gym included the [...]