This past weekend, the Brophy League of Academic Contests competed in its first ever National History Bowl Competition in Washington, D.C. In addition to teams from all over the continental United States, History Bowl has also hosted teams from China, France and Guam. Ranked #25 (out of 186 teams) going in, we finished in the [...]
Congratulations to freshmen Alex Chang! Alex finished in the Final Four of the 2012 Grammar Bowl. For his achievement, Alex received a $5,000 college scholarship. Click here for a list of the top 24 finalists.
The Spanish Honor Society will have its Induction Ceremony this Friday, April 27th, right after school. This year will have the largest number of inductees, 39, as well as 22 seniors wearing honors cords on graduation day. In order to be in this list, each student has completed 20 hours of service involving the Spanish [...]
This weekend five Brophy students will be competing in the National Science Bowl Championships sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington D.C. with Cheryl Lenox. Across town (and the Potomac) Patrick Kolb will be with two teams of Brophy students who will be competing in the National History Bowl Championships.
Dear Parents, I hope that you and your families had a blessed Easter and an enjoyable spring break. As you know, the next four weeks of school are very important and will pass by in the blink of an eye. Please be especially engaged with your son during the remaining weeks to ensure that he [...]
National Honor Society students are available for “drop-in” tutoring Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 7:10 – 7:55 a.m. in room B208. We also have students available for tutoring in the Info Commons after school Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3:00 to 3:45 p.m. Students should check in with Jennie Oleksak or Leslie Hanson [...]
Brophy is currently looking into the prospect of running a bus from the North Scottsdale area to Brophy. If you are interested in contracting for this type of service for the 2012-2013 school year, please contact Pat Higgins, Dean of Students at email@example.com. Please provide your student’s name and ID number (if he is a [...]
Scott Middlemist is the Chairman of the Brophy English Department. Earlier this week he announced that his first novel, Jigsaw Soul, has been published and is available for purchase. Mr. Middlemist describes the novel as “a soldier’s quest to recover the lost pieces of his soul in an epic that echoes both Apocalypse Now and [...]
Our annual Lenten Drive ended April 4th, and this year, thanks to all of the Brophy Community, we finished with a total collection of $10,713.35. You have touched the lives of countless people in need, and on their behalf, the OFJ gives you a hearty thank you.
Paperwork for sophomores who are using a Community Mentoring Project to fulfill their requirement for SSP is due by April 30. If you have questions, please contact Mr. Hubbell in the OFJ.
Prom will take place on April 28th from 8:00 to 11:30 p.m. in the Promthenon. This dance is for Brophy and Xavier students in the 11th and 12th grade. Each student may bring one guest. Guest passes will be available to students the week of April 16th. Guests will need their own tickets for the [...]
Brophy’s Key Club joined the Southwest District Key Club Convention in Phoenix, on April 13-15, in which over 400 Key Club students participated from Arizona, New Mexico, western Texas and southern Nevada. Eric Andrews, Alexis Guevara, Coby Palivathukal, Tim Stoa and Max Varosky represented Brophy’s Key Club. Eric Andrews ran for Lt. Governor of the [...]
It was a brutal competition that started on Thursday afternoon and did not finish until Saturday night, but Brophy emerged victorious. Not only did Brophy win the Arizona District National Qualifier Tournament (beating rival Desert Vista) but we qualified 12 students to nationals this summer in Indianapolis. This is the largest squad Brophy Speech and [...]