Click on the image to zoom in. The annual Battle Royale staged each May is intended to be a satirical and humorous look at what may happen if the faculty did indeed compete in a tournament of wit and strength. The Roundup thanks all participants for their permission.
By Andrew Marini ’13 THE ROUNDUP You’re walking through the Brophy mall when you notice a freshman doing pushups in the middle of the pathway. To an outsider this would seem strange, but to a Brophy student you immediately know coach Mr. Scott Heideman is close by. Mr. Heideman first started at Brophy in the [...]
Faculty members and the Suns dunk team showed off for students Jan. 19 during “Hoopcoming” week.
By Ian Christopher Beck ’12
Brophy President the Rev. Eddie Reese, S.J. celebrated his 50th anniversary of being a member of the Society of Jesus Saturday, Oct.1.
Fr. Reese, who has served as president of Brophy for 15 years, became a Jesuit in 1961.
By Jackson Santy ’13
Walking into Mr. Mike Nelson’s ’96 room in Eller, one is immersed into what students call a “very chill” atmosphere.
“I try to model the type of art experience I had at Santa Clara—we are college prep after all. There is structure, but also personal freedom,” Mr. Nelson said.
Entering his ninth year as a Brophy teacher, Mr. Nelson teaches Intro to Fine Arts, Graphic Design and Advanced Placement Studio Drawing.
What should I call you: Ms. Haycock, Magistra, HDawg, Double H Trouble?
Any of those would work, but I prefer Magistra (Latin for “teacher”).
Question from previous “Teacher’s Pet”: If you could trade places with a Brophy teacher or administrator for a day (laugh, laugh) who would it be, and why? Complete sentences only.
I would trade places with an art teacher, because I wish I could draw.
To clear up some rumors, are you in a motorcycle gang?
No, but I can ride a motorcycle.
A Jesuit education is one of the main tenets that make Brophy what it is today.
This year, Brophy has added six new teachers and staff members that administrators hope continue the quality Jesuit education.
The new faculty members on campus this year are: Ms. Terri Tierney, Mr. Ryan Hubbell, Mr. Christopher Ramsey, Ms. Hollie Haycock, Mr. Andrew Bradley, and Ms. Krystle Powell.
Where are you originally from?
I am originally from Joliet, Ill. which is outside of Chicago.
What was it like growing up in Chicago?
It was cool; high school in Chicago was every bad 80s move cliché you could imagine…
I knew a lot of people that were Jersey Shore before Jersey Shore.
What was the University of Illinois like?
It was cool playing volleyball there and being a part of the volleyball team.
On any day, three to five teachers’ bikes are parked in the bike racks below Eller.
These days climate change and rising gas prices entice many Brophy employees to bike or ride mass transit to school.
Forty-three Brophy teachers and employees currently participate in the alternative transportation program, according to Mr. John Buchanan, Brophy security director.