The deadline for submitting a financial aid application to FACTS for the 2011 – 2012 academic year is April 15, 2011. This is a firm deadline for all new and returning students. Please see the information on our website under Tuition/Financial Aid. The FACTS link is www.factstuitionaid.com.
Brophy College Preparatory enthusiastically announces a new program that will begin in August of 2011, Loyola Academy. Loyola Academy will provide a Catholic, Jesuit education to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys who demonstrate academic promise but have had limited educational opportunities. As a result, Loyola Academy will observe an extended school day and school [...]
The summer school bulletin will be available on the Brophy website beginning March 1st. Academic programs for incoming 5th – 8th graders and sports camps for incoming 3rd – 8th graders will be available this summer.
The Brophy Mock Trial team competed in the State Tournament this past weekend and made some fantastic arguments and had a great time. The official scores won’t come out for a bit, but the brackets seemed to clearly show that Brophy won 3 of its 4 rounds. Competition at State was steep (some schools in [...]
The Brophy Counseling Office has a great deal of information about a variety of summer opportunities for students (click here to view). Please see Mrs. Novak in the Counseling Office for further information.
You can help a student with a financial need get a great education by donating to the Brophy Community Foundation AND get a dollar for dollar AZ income tax credit if you make your donation by April 15, 2011. No doubt, this is the sweetest deal around. Your donation costs you NOTHING since you may [...]
The Brophy Special Olympics Game Day is offered in collaboration with Special Olympics Arizona and is an opportunity for Brophy Freshmen to interact with Special Olympic athletes from around the valley in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.
Each year 32 seniors, 16 in the fall and 16 in the spring, are awarded this distinction. These students demonstrate outstanding effort in school, achieve a solid record of participation in co-curricular activities and establish a record of service to not only the Brophy community, but the greater community, as well. They are selected by [...]
If you have not filed your state income tax return, you can still get a 2010 dollar for dollar TAX CREDIT and help a student with financial need receive a quality education!
Candidates for Student Body or Student Council positions for 2011-2012 will give a 1-2 minutes speech to your classmates and the class will vote for these elected positions. The process for seeking election to these offices includes: Candidates interested in running for an office need to sign up with Ms. Dennard and fill out a [...]
There will be more information in the next e-News but Brophy students are asked to read the following: Tickets will be on sale from March 22 – April 1. Tickets can be purchased in the Student Activity Center. Any Brophy student bringing a date from any high school other than Xavier, will need to have [...]
Come to the Black Box at 7:00 p.m. and be entertained by our talented group of musicians. The concert will be 60-75 minutes and it is a wonderful variety show.
This past weekend, Brophy’s two teams went to the Phoenix regionals and both performed very well. All teams competed in four rounds, with Brophy Red (varsity) moving on to the fifth round finals! Mock Trial member Blake Tonn also won an All-Region award for his performance during the competition! The final round especially was something [...]
The Student Council is sponsoring Brophy’s fifth annual, school-wide March Madness Tournament Bracket. Every student and faculty member was welcome to submit one entry. You can follow the tournament at hoopness.com. Login – pool id is brophybroncos11 and the password is BCP. The entry was free and the winner will receive two tickets to Disneyland. [...]
Brophy Crew Brophy Crew won the state championship over the March 5th weekend. It was a combination of rowers from our varsity, junior varsity and novice programs. Over 30 Brophy students are currently in our crew program. They are spending this weekend in San Francisco, racing in Oakland in their first scholastic regatta. The teams [...]
Parents are reminded to put Monday, March 14, on their calendars, as online appointments can be made that morning beginning at 8 a.m. for Brophy’s Parent-Teacher Conference evening on March 24, 4:30-8:00 PM.
Thirty eight of Brophy’s best Biology students took the USA Biology Olympiad Open Exam on February 15th. This exam is very difficult and only the best biology students from across the country take it. The level of the exam is equivalent to a college graduate exam. Many students taking the exam are seniors who have [...]
The Civil Rights Immersion Trip to Birmingham and the impoverished “Black Belt” of Alabama will take place over Easter Break from April 18-23. There are still openings for this NEWEST of immersion experiences offered by the OFJ. This journey, led by teachers in the religious studies and history departments, will take students through the history [...]
The Alumni Service Corps (ASC) is a post-college service program for Brophy graduates, and graduates of other Jesuit high schools. Through their work as Brophy faculty members, ASC volunteers gain an important experience of Ignatian service. The ASC volunteers also grow in their understanding of Ignatian spirituality through their community life and regular meetings with [...]
This past weekend the team had their district qualifier at Glendale Community College. The district tournament determines who in Arizona qualifies for the National Forensics League National Tournament. To qualify, students must place in the top three in their event. The NFL National Tournament takes place in Dallas this year in June. Interesting fact—upwards of [...]
As you hopefully know, this week we are in the midst of our annual Summit on Human Dignity. If you haven’t yet visited the Summit Website, I encourage you to do so to learn about all that your son is experiencing during these weeks.
The 2011 Summit runs February 28th-March 9th. Through this Summit, we hope to create a forum in which the Brophy community, and in particular our students, will consider the realities of food production nutrition and food insecurity, as well as the Catholic tradition’s perspective on how to navigate these realities in just and sustainable ways, so as to guide our personal and communal response.
Over the long President’s Day weekend, 11 Brophy students and two faculty members travelled to Los Angeles for a weekend plunge. Essentially, the trip was a four day immersion experience in Los Angeles where the group was exposed to homelessness, domestic violence, gang violence and issues of immigration. We spent two days at the Cardinal [...]
The play opens at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, 2011 in the Virginia G. Piper Fine Arts Center, on the campus of Xavier College Prep. Performances will also be held on Friday and Saturday, March 18 and 19.
The Brophy Science Bowl Teams will be competing in the Regional Science Bowl Championships this Saturday, March 5th at Glendale Community College. There will be 32 teams competing from across Arizona and the surrounding states. The winner will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to compete in the National Championships. Stop by to [...]
Last Saturday, February 26th, the Brophy Quiz Bowl team took home another first place showing at an NAQT qualifier against 14 other teams. This qualified them for the NAQT national competition in late May in Atlanta, Georgia. This is in addition to earlier this year qualifying for the PACE nationals at Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois) in early June. There [...]