Summer Enrichment, Summer Credit Classes, and Summer Athletic Courses – Registration continues for Brophy’s summer program. Visit the Summer School webpage for more information.
SCHEDULE TODAY: 2,3,B,A,A
EXTRA GRADUATION ANNOUNCEMENTS – Elite SW has given us a limited supply of extra graduation announcements if you would like to purchase them. Please contact Ms. Dennard asap.
SENIORS: Caps and Gowns distributed immediately after Awards Assembly, HGH Arcade
CONCERT CHOIR, Brophy Chapel
6:45PM Freshman Choir followed by Concert Choir. At this point there will be a brief intermission.
7:30PM (approximately) Honor Chorale followed by the Orchestra
BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Thomas Rehling ’17, Aarin Shah ‘20 and to all other BRONCOS who celebrate a birthday today. ♪Happy Birthday to you♫
CONGRATULATIONS COACH OLDANI AND THE #1 RANKED BROPHY’S VOLLEYBALL TEAM – A huge thanks to all of the Brophy and Xavier students that came out to support the #1 ranked Brophy volleyball team take down #2 Chandler in 3 sets, 25-17, 25-19, 25-14. The team was led by Keith Gross with 11 kills and Nate Thompson added 15 kills. The Broncos will host the first round of the state tournament on May 6, 4pm at home. We need the Red Army for our run to state! Be there and be loud!
CONGRATULATIONS COACH JOHN TAYLOR AND THE JV VOLLEYBALL TEAM – Both the JV-B and JV-A Volleyball teams defeated the Chandler Wolves last night, winning each match in straight sets 2 to 0. Freshman setter John Grindey and Junior setter Colin Jones each led their respective teams to a strong finish to one of the best seasons Brophy JV Volleyball has had in recent history. Good job, Broncos!”
GRANDPARENTS’ LUNCHEON PHOTOS – Broncos, if you attended the Grandparents’ Luncheon, check this link for photos to share with your grandparents! https://www.flickr.com/photos/brophy_prep/albums/72157683027832826
Commencement Ceremony Ticket Reminder: Senior parents, if you did not pick up your commencement ceremony tickets at the Senior Farewell Dinner, you must pick them up from Ms. Sandra Dennard in the Student Activity Center during school hours. Only parents can pick up the tickets. They cannot be replaced if lost.
Each family will receive 8 tickets for seating in Robson Gym. The ceremony will be live-streamed in The Dutch Athletic Complex for guests without tickets. Please refer to the 2017 Graduation webpage for additional information, or contact Ann Wolf. 2017 GRADUATION WEBPAGE>>
Seniors – If you weren’t able to attend the Senior Farewell Dinner, please pick up your senior gift from Mrs. Hanson in the Business Office/Romley Hall
Loyola 7th grade scholars have created a website to showcase the images they took using a HITACHI scanning electron microscope (SEM). Enjoy the wonders of the microscopic world! www.brophyprep.org/SEM
SCIENCE JOURNAL OF BROPHY – The Science Innovation Research Team is proud to announce that this year’s final edition of the Science Journal of Brophy is now available on line and around campus. Print copies will be available in Piper Hall or can read it here; https://issuu.com/brophyjournalofscience
The Spring Arts Showcase is Tuesday, May 2nd, BBT @ lunch. AP Studio Art, AP Photo, and other art projects, along with student videos and original poetry and prose, will be exhibited. Come support your peers in their artistic endeavors! It will be a wonderful break from AP Tests, Final Exam Prep, and Final Projects. If you have any art that you wish to have included in the showcase, please email Jack Kolbe or Nik Kirk at JKolbe19@brophybroncos.org & email@example.com
Breakfast and a movie! BOLT and Brophy Culture Project are teaming up to host the next stop on the Exploration Film Tour during late start next Wednesday, May 3. The film, An American Ascent, chronicles the journey of the first all African American team to summit Mt. Denali and explores themes of race and culture in mountaineering. Breakfast and coffee will be provided. Join us at 7:30am in the TV Studio E121. Contact Mr. Davis for more details.
The Bropen is back! – Sign Up Today – A 3-day mini golf tournament that will be taking place in the upper level of the Dutch on Tuesday May 2nd, Wednesday May 3rd, and Thursday May 4th. The first 2 days of competition will each have 36 contestants and will be the qualifying rounds for the finals on Thursday. We will take the top 18 contestants of the qualifying rounds for the finals on Thursday. This event is open to all grades and if you had previously signed up in February, we ask that you sign up again if you wish to participate. Sign up for a chance to be the first champion of Brophy’s First Mini Golf Tournament, The Bropen! https://goo.gl/forms/LxsqNuN8vabPv08c2
The Brophy Culture Project presents its 6th installment in the Voices of Brophy series, “That Monday Morning”. Please join us in celebrating our uniqueness and the way that it unites us together as people of dignity. Take some time and listen to the personal stories and narrative of one of the members of our community. The podcast is linked below on both iTunes and Soundcloud: iTunes Soundcloud
Brophy Student Theatre presents its 2017 spring production, Punchline. The year is 2029. No new mutants have been born in 25 years, and- Oh wait, that’s Logan’s plot. Oops. Anyway, welcome to the League of Avenging Justice Academy, where all are invited and few will survive…Just kidding. Follow new heroes like Hypercube and Sabotage as they fight to one day join familiar faces like Superman and Captain America in the all new, all different, superpowered musical comedy that critics are raving about! Show dates are Friday, May 5th, 7PM and Saturday, May 6th, 2PM and 7PM. Admission is 1 can of food at the door.
Xavier’s varsity lacrosse team plays Hamilton tonight for senior night! They would love to see Broncos in attendance!
Brophy Basketball – Open Gyms – Over the next month, Brophy Basketball will run three Open Gym opportunities in The Dutch from 1:30-3pm on the dates listed below. These Open Gyms are open to any Brophy student that would like to participate, however, any athletes that are playing a spring sport must get the permission of their head coach prior to participating in an Open Gym. Friday, April 21st; Friday, April 28th; Friday, May 12th
BOD POD TESTING – New link is up for Bod Pod testing. Signing up can be done at this link. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1DyPrfXAPqwexxRGQtI10WkadVlXMAlnAqwvETASSxG8
Friday, April 28, 2017
- TENNIS – State Individuals Division I 4th Round, 3:30PM, Paseo Racquet Center
- LACROSSE Division I semifinals TBD – 7PM, BSC (Note time change)
Saturday, April 29, 2017 – TENNIS – State Individuals Division I Semi’s and Finals TBD
XCP State Beach Volleyball Championship, next Tuesday evening at 6:30 at Mesquite H.S.; they would love to see Brophy students.
|2017 AP Exam schedule BAG – Brophy Art Gallery HGH – Harper Great Hall|
|Week 1||Morning 8 a.m.||Afternoon 12 noon|
May 1, 2017
|Chemistry – BAG
Environmental Science – HGH NW
|Psychology – HGH NE|
May 2, 2017
|Computer Science A – BAG
Spanish Language and Culture – HGH N
|Art History – BAG
Physics 1: Algebra-Based – HGH N
May 3, 2017
|English Literature and Composition – HGH N||Japanese Language and Culture
Physics 2: Algebra-Based– BAG
May 4, 2017
|United States Government and Politics – HGH||Chinese Language and Culture
Seminar – BAG
May 5, 2017
|German Language and Culture
United States History– HGH N
|Computer Science Principles|
|Studio Art last day for coordinators to submit digital portfolios (by 8 p.m. EDT) and to gather 2-D Design and Drawing students for physical portfolio assembly.
Teachers should have forwarded students completed digital portfolios to Coordinators before this date.
EMPLOYMENT – FROST Gelato at the Biltmore (24th and Camelback) is hiring; day and evening shifts. Weekdays, evenings and weekend hours are available. Prior food serving experience not required but helpful. Check them out at www.frostgelato.com. If interested, bring your resume and your availability to the store today! EMPLOYMENT
GRADUATION ACTIVITIES – Graduation 2017 webpage
Graduation Practice (Mandatory) – Thursday, May 18 • 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Baccalaureate Mass (Mandatory) – Friday, May 19 • 7 p.m. • St. Francis Xavier Church
Seating for the Baccalaureate Mass – No tickets will be issued, but seating in St. Francis Xavier Church is limited. Families are advised to attend with just immediate family (parent/guardians and siblings). Doors open at 6:15 p.m; reception to follow in HGH.
Sixty-Ninth Commencement Ceremony – Saturday, May 20 • 9 a.m. • Robson Gymnasium
Seating for the Commencement Ceremony – This year each family will receive eight tickets for the Commencement Ceremony. Additional guests are invited to view the ceremony on screen in The Dutch. Doors open at 8:15 a.m. (Doors open for handicapped seating at 8 a.m. Handicapped seating is on the floor, behind the graduate seating. Visibility may be limited, and watching from The Dutch will offer a better view of the ceremonies.) Senior parents, if you did not pick up your commencement ceremony tickets at the Senior Farewell Dinner, you must pick them up from Ms. Sandra Dennard in the Student Activity Center during school hours. Only parents can pick up the tickets. They cannot be replaced if lost. Each family will receive 8 tickets for seating in Robson Gym. The ceremony will be live-streamed in The Dutch Athletic Complex for guests without tickets. Please refer to the 2017 Graduation webpage for additional information, or contact Ann Wolf.
SENIOR GIFT – If you weren’t able to attend the Senior Farewell Dinner, please pick up your senior gift from Mrs. Hanson in the Business Office/Romley Hall
For Graduation Photos/Pictures: https://events.lifetouch.com/tempHomepage.aspx?EventID=154036
Planning Your Day – The Commencement Ceremony will last approximately two hours. Following the ceremony, students will go back to classrooms to receive their actual diploma. Generally, families choose to spend some time in the Mall, taking photos with families and friends, with the event concluding around noon.
Project Graduation for BCP/XCP Graduation class only – Saturday, May 20 • More information to come
CLUB MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS
NOTE: Please email Ms. Dennard if your club does not need to be listed anymore.
PEN (Peer Editing Network). Did you finish editing that writing assignment yet? Could it use a second pair of eyes? PEN is here to help. Take a moment to skim through the Student Guide and then fill out the new one-step PEN Submission Form, and we promise to return your assignment with ideas for revision in fewer than 48 hours. Follow us on Twitter, too! @BrophyPEN
BLAM. The Brophy Literary & Arts Magazine meets most Mondays at lunch in B202. You can read recent editions here as well as follow BLAM on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Tumblr. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to submit creative writing and art by attachment all year long.
PHYSICS CLUB TUTORING – Google Calendar for physics tutoring for students who need help in physics. https://calendar.google.com/calendar/selfsched?sstoken=UVBOVnpDMGdOOGItfGRlZmF1bHR8M2NlZDliNzExZmZlNWQ3NTg1YTMwM2Y3ZTVjYmMzMzE
MUSIC ON THE MALL! – If you are a Brophy musician, singer or performer and you are looking for a performance outlet sign up using the form below. Every other week Musicians Exchange will be putting on live performers in the mall at lunch and if that sounds good to you than sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/3GNBJ0LIfx4AkGWp2
Brophy ADVOCACY CLUB meets Mondays @ lunch, B111. New members welcome.
XAVIER/BROPHY Drama Club– Come on over to Xavier’s Black Box theatre classroom in the PAC for some super fun and amazingly hilarious improv and acting games. We meet every Monday from 3-3:30.
JEWISH STUDENT UNION – The Brophy Jewish Student Union meets every Monday at lunch in B103. The JSU meets every Monday in B103 at lunch. Students of all faiths are welcome. Pizza is available for anyone who stays for the entire meeting.
BROPHY BARBELL SQUAD – An overview: Training in the weight room 4X/week (1 hour each session). Schedule is M,Tu,W,F after school. Potential weightlifting/ powerlifting competitions outside of school; as well as a “within the school” competition — The Brophy Strength Wars! If interested, contact Eason Skelnik at email@example.com.
SPEECH AND DEBATE – There will be meeting for interested new members every Tuesday at lunch in B111.
KNOWLEDGE MASTERS: Tuesdays @ lunch, B-210. New members are always welcomed to participate in this no-cut, academic team; one competition per semester. We use the QuizUp trivia app for group practice! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any inquiries.
BROPHY BRONCO WRESTLING CLUB will practice Tuesdays and Thursdays through November 1, 3PM-4:30PM; $100 per student-athlete. Contact Coach Catan with any questions:email@example.com
MOUNTAIN BIKE CLUB TEAM is here! We are racing statewide in 5 different events this season. We have bikes, transportation, and all we need is you! Sign up with Mr. Davis or Coach Perrott at firstname.lastname@example.org. Practice starts this week!” Spin at XCP on Tuesdays; Trail ride on Thursdays, both at 3:15 pm.
The WRANGLER. Brophy’s premier (and only) satire newspaper The Wrangler needs creative minds like yours to produce the funniest and punniest content on campus. Meetings are Tuesdays at lunch, B204. Check out our previous issues and follow us on Twitter for some Brophy-centric laughs. Please email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved today!
IMPROV CLUB, B111, Wednesday’s @ lunch. We are open to anyone interested in learning or performing improv.
XCP/BCP CLASSICAL MUSIC CLUB: Wednesdays after school (8th Period), XCP Choir Room, New members are always encouraged to join. Students interested in classical music have the opportunity to perform before peers and learn about local masterclasses/events.
YOUNG REPUBLICANS meet Wednesdays at lunch in P222 (Mr. Aston’s room).
BLACK STUDENT UNION: The BSU meets every other Thursday in Mr. Pidgeon’s, B105, 12:15PM.
BRONCODERS Learn how to solve problems cleverly with code. Build apps, websites, games, and anything else you can imagine in this student-led club. You don’t need any prior coding experience, meetings Thursdays, IC, 3-4:30.
COVERT AMERICAN POLITICS meets every Thursday @ lunch, B212 Mr. McShane’s room, bring your lunch
FUTURE PHYSICIANS CLUB meets every other Thursday in P221. Please contact Mr. Kolb pkolb@brophyprep with any questions.
BROPHY TECH CLUB – Dedicated to discovering and testing new education technology while helping the Brophy community with all tech needs. Learn as you go, no previous tech skills required! Use this link to sign-up: http://bit.ly/2bTISXm. We meet the last Thursday of each month in Deacon Stickney’s Classroom. Tech assistance is available; use this link to request assistance:http://bit.ly/2c7N8Ez.
ASIAN CULTURE CLUB – Please join us for ping pong, great company, and pure fun. We meet in room P112 every Thursday. Use this link to sign up: https://goo.gl/forms/MYBpFUAsyqv6kU6h1
OFF-ROAD CLUB is a common-interest group which meets monthly to discuss and share information on topics like off-road safety, technique, and trails in the Phoenix area. In addition to the meetings, we will have scheduled trail drives, which are open for all to join. If you’re interested in off-roading, whether or not you have an off-road vehicle and regardless of experience, we encourage you to sign up and explore the great outdoors with us! Please email email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com for more information.
MATH CLUB – If you are a freshman in Honors Algebra 2 or higher and love math, this might be the club for you. Please stop in to see Ms. Castañeda in room P120 for more information.
WRITE LIFE, Brophy’s creative writing club. Both returning and new members are welcome! If you’ve ever wanted to try to write a novel, play, short stories, or just enjoy good fiction, stop on by. See Ms. Mason’s room, P118. Come and see the worlds we create.
THE BROPHY LASSO new podcast motto is “Roping you into the community” https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-brophy-lasso/id1041108957?mt=2
KEY CLUB – All BCP students are invited to join Key Club now. (the high school version of Kiwanis – a community service organization). Membership forms are available outside of Piper110. Former members need to join each year.
Instagram – BrophyStuco Twitter – BrophyStuco Snapchat – BrophyStuco
Youtube – /brophyprepaz Vimeo – /brophyprepaz LOYOLA ACADEMY Twitter name – Loyola_Academy
FORECAST FOR THE PHOENIX METROPOLITAN AREA: APRIL 24-28, 2017: OZONE Upper Moderate (Mon & Tue) Middle Moderate (Wed-Fri)*
PM-2.5 (Smoke/Fine Particles)Good (Mon-Fri)* PM-10 (Dust/Coarse Particles)Lower Moderate (Mon-Thur)Middle Moderate (Fri)*
Fri Cloudy87°57° Sat Mostly Sunny83°58° Sun Sunny88°61°