Friday, April 28

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

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

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 Wolf2017 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 & nkirk19@brophybroncos.org

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 Ascentchronicles 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, PunchlineThe 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.

ATHLETICS

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
Monday,
May 1, 2017
Chemistry – BAG

Environmental Science – HGH NW

Psychology – HGH NE
Tuesday,
May 2, 2017
Computer Science A – BAG

Spanish Language and Culture – HGH N

Art History – BAG

Physics 1: Algebra-Based – HGH N

Wednesday,
May 3, 2017
English Literature and Composition – HGH N Japanese Language and Culture

Physics 2: Algebra-Based– BAG

Thursday,
May 4, 2017
United States Government and Politics – HGH Chinese Language and Culture

Seminar  – BAG

Friday,
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 MassNo 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 CeremonyThis 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 DayThe 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 TwitterInstagramFacebook, and Tumblr. Email blam@brophyprep.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 eskelnik17@brophybroncos.org.

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 meslava17@brophybroncos.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:wcatan@brophyprep.org

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 rperrott@brophyprep.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 jdamaso@brophyprep.org or ssmith@brophyprep.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 jwoodrow18@brophybroncos.orgnself18@brophybroncos.org, or rvelez18@brophybroncos.org 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, 2017OZONE 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°

Thursday, April 27

 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:  1,3,B,4,5,L,6,7

SAC CLOSED @ LUNCH TODAY

BIG VOLLEYBALL GAME TONIGHT!  #1 Brophy is taking on #2 Chandler in their final game of the regular season. The winner is region champion and will be the #1 seed in the state tournament.  This makes for a great game in the Dutch. See you at 5:30pm!

Spring Band Concerts and Events: – Year-end concert at XCP PAC

6:30 p.m. United Sound, with Brophy and Central High School New Musicians

7:00 p.m. Brophy College Prep Jazz Band

7:25 p.m. Brophy College Prep Concert and Symphonic Band, with Loyola Beginning Band and 7:50 p.m. Brophy College Prep Wind Ensemble

CONCERT CHOIR, Brophy ChapelTODAY AND TOMORROW

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 Campbell Helt ‘20 and to all other BRONCOS who celebrate a birthday today.  Happy Birthday to you

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Congratulations to the Brophy Varsity Tennis team on their dominating victory over Cesar Chavez in the first round of the state playoffs.  The Broncos did not even drop a game on their way to a clean sweep of the Champions.  Next Wednesday the #1 Broncos will face a dangerous Corona team at 3 PM at the Phoenix Tennis Center.  Mark it on your calendars now and come support the team!

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

Please congratulate the new officers for Xavier/Brophy Drama Club and International Thespian Society for the 2017-2018 schoolyear:  Co-presidents are Katie Coury and Johnny Robaina

The officer council includes: Cole Cartledge, Lauren Hintze, Jaqueline Johnson, and Henry Nallen

Our International Thespian Society Representative is Greer Tornquist  CONGRATULATIONS!!

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

PING PONG TOURNAMENT – Attention students, STUCO and the Asian Culture Club is proud to announce their first Brophy ping pong tournament! Will you Ping the Pong today @ break and lunch and fight for the golden paddle? Sign up link can be found here; the first 32 to sign up will be guaranteed a spot.
https://docs.google.com/a/brophybroncos.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdc86jyI70rbdTuYSKpzcf49BNx07CF_bWlZiSHgy4UUKztDw/viewform

Broncos for Life is having a Diaper Drive benefiting the mothers and babies at Maggie’s Place.  Please bring newborn diapers, AA batteries, baby bottles and/or a Boppy Nursing Pillow (google it).  Club members will be outside in octagon before school today and Fri collecting donations.  Thanks for your support of life in our community!

The Spring Arts Showcase is next 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 & nkirk19@brophybroncos.org

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 Ascentchronicles 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, PunchlineThe 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.

OFFICE OF FAITH AND JUSTICE

Summer Ignatian Encounter Volunteer Fair – TODAY – SAC – All summer Ignatian Encounter participants must attend the volunteer fair TODAY at LUNCH in the SAC.

ATHLETICS

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

Thursday, April 27, 2017VOLLEYBALL vs Chandler (H) JVB 3:30PM; JV 4:30PM; V 5:30PM SENIOR NIGHT

Friday, April 28, 2017

  • TENNIS – State Individuals Division I 4th Round, 3:30PM, Paseo Racquet Center
  • LACROSSE Division I semifinals TBD – 8PM, BSC (Possible)

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.

 

EMPLOYMENT

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!

SAVE THE DATE

 

GRADUATION ACTIVITIES Graduation 2017 webpage

ELITE SW DATES to deliver and distribute Caps and Gowns, Friday, April 28, 12pm, HGH Arcade

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 MassNo 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 CeremonyThis 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.)  Tickets will be distributed to families as they check in for the Senior Farewell Dinner on Wednesday, April 26. If you do not attend the dinner, please plan to pick up your tickets from Ms. Dennard in the Student Activity Center after April 26. Tickets cannot be replaced if lost.

Planning Your DayThe 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 TwitterInstagramFacebook, and Tumblr. Email blam@brophyprep.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 eskelnik17@brophybroncos.org.

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 meslava17@brophybroncos.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:wcatan@brophyprep.org

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 rperrott@brophyprep.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 jdamaso@brophyprep.org or ssmith@brophyprep.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 jwoodrow18@brophybroncos.orgnself18@brophybroncos.org, or rvelez18@brophybroncos.org 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, 2017OZONE 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)*

Thu Partly Cloudy91°66°    Fri Cloudy87°57°

Sat Mostly Sunny83°58°     Sun Sunny88°61°

Wednesday, April 26

 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:  LS,4,B,5,2,L,6,7

BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Noah Whetstone and to all other BRONCOS who celebrate a birthday today.  Happy Birthday to you

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Grandparents’ Luncheon Schedule – event full/reservations closed

✦11:30 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. A short program for grandparents only

✦12:05 p.m. Lunch bell rings and grandsons join grandparents for lunch

✦12:45 p.m. Closing prayer

Senior Farewell Dinner, Wednesday, April 26 • 6PM • HGH

CONGRATULATONS LACROSSE – Last night the Varsity Lacrosse team took on the Perry Pumas and came out with a 14-6 win; standout goals from defensive players Tommy Moore and Grant Hushek. Come support the team in the semifinal game on Friday, 8PM at Home (BSC).

State Jazz Festival: TODAY– Jazz Band at MCC!

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

PING PONG TOURNAMENT – Attention students, STUCO and the Asian Culture Club is proud to announce their first Brophy ping pong tournament! Will you Ping the Pong today and tomorrow @ break and lunch and fight for the golden paddle? Sign up link can be found here; the first 32 to sign up will be guaranteed a spot.
https://docs.google.com/a/brophybroncos.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdc86jyI70rbdTuYSKpzcf49BNx07CF_bWlZiSHgy4UUKztDw/viewform

Broncos for Life is having a Diaper Drive benefiting the mothers and babies at Maggie’s Place.  Please bring newborn diapers, AA batteries, baby bottles and/or a Boppy Nursing Pillow (google it).  Club members will be outside in octagon before school today-Fri April collecting donations.  Thanks for your support of life in our community!

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 Ascentchronicles 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

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!

SUMMER EMPLOYMENT – Mr. Jim Harrison, Brophy parent and alumni parent has 4 job openings for summer work on his crew.  He guarantees a minimum of 50 hrs. a week @ $12 per hour. This is a physical job, candidates will be drug tested and need to be responsible and show up 5:30am M-F.  Contact Mr. Harrison602-369-5168.

ATHLETICS

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

 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

  • TRACK AND FIELD @ NE Valley Region – day 2, 3PM, Horizon HS
  • TENNIS Team State Division I: 1st Rnd, vs Cesar Chavez (H) PTC

Thursday, April 27, 2017VOLLEYBALL vs Chandler (H) JVB 3:30PM; JV 4:30PM; V 5:30PM SENIOR NIGHT

Friday, April 28, 2017

  • TENNIS – State Individuals Division I 4th Round, 3:30PM, Paseo Racquet Center
  • LACROSSE Division I semifinals TBD – 8PM, BSC (Possible)

Saturday, April 29, 2017 – TENNIS – State Individuals Division I Semi’s and Finals TBD

 

SAVE THE DATE

Spring Band Concerts and Events:THURSDAY, April 27 – Year-end concert at Xavier College Prep PAC

6:30 p.m. United Sound, with Brophy and Central High School New Musicians

7:00 p.m. Brophy College Prep Jazz Band

7:25 p.m. Brophy College Prep Concert and Symphonic Band, with Loyola Beginning Band and 7:50 p.m. Brophy College Prep Wind Ensemble

CONCERT CHOIRTHURSDAY AND FRIDAY, APRIL 27-28

6:45PM, 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.

 

GRADUATION ACTIVITIES Graduation 2017 webpage

ELITE SW DATES to deliver and distribute Caps and Gowns, Friday, April 28, 12pm, HGH Arcade

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 MassNo 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 CeremonyThis 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.)  Tickets will be distributed to families as they check in for the Senior Farewell Dinner on Wednesday, April 26. If you do not attend the dinner, please plan to pick up your tickets from Ms. Dennard in the Student Activity Center after April 26. Tickets cannot be replaced if lost.

Planning Your DayThe 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 TwitterInstagramFacebook, and Tumblr. Email blam@brophyprep.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 eskelnik17@brophybroncos.org.

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 meslava17@brophybroncos.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:wcatan@brophyprep.org

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 rperrott@brophyprep.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 jdamaso@brophyprep.org or ssmith@brophyprep.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 jwoodrow18@brophybroncos.orgnself18@brophybroncos.org, or rvelez18@brophybroncos.org 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, 2017OZONE 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)*

Wed Sunny89°65°              Thu Partly Cloudy91°66°    Fri Cloudy87°57°

Sat Mostly Sunny83°58°     Sun Sunny88°61°

Tuesday, April 25

 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:  1,5,B,2,3,L,6,7

SAC CLOSED AT LUNCH TODAY

BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Mrs. Cheryl Lenox, Joe Hartman ’18, Ian Lobo ’18 and to all other BRONCOS who celebrate a birthday today.  Happy Birthday to you

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Pizza Lunch, Faculty Lounge, with Ms. Renke for Freshmen Students who signed up

State Concert Festival: TODAY– State Concert Festival (Wind Ensemble, Symphonic and Concert Bands) at Chandler PAC (Performance times not yet assigned)

TOMORROW – State Jazz Festival (Jazz Band) at MCC (Performance times have not yet been assigned)

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

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 Ascentchronicles 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.

Paid summer internships available through UHAULSophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, if you are interested in business and/or a summer job, representatives from UHAUL Corporation will be on campus Tuesday at lunch in room B105 to discuss various opportunities for paid internships this summer for Brophy students.  If you want to hear what opportunities exist and learn how to apply, please bring your lunch to B105 TODAY, B105 @ lunch to learn more.

PING PONG TOURNAMENT – Attention students, STUCO and the Asian Culture Club is proud to announce their first Brophy ping pong tournament! Will you Ping the Pong today through Thursday @ break and lunch and fight for the golden paddle? Sign up link can be found here; the first 32 to sign up will be guaranteed a spot.
https://docs.google.com/a/brophybroncos.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdc86jyI70rbdTuYSKpzcf49BNx07CF_bWlZiSHgy4UUKztDw/viewform

Grandparents’ Luncheon Schedule, Wednesday, April 26 – event full/reservations closed

✦11:30 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. A short program for grandparents only

✦12:05 p.m. Lunch bell rings and grandsons join grandparents for lunch

✦12:45 p.m. Closing prayer

Senior Farewell Dinner, Wednesday, April 26 • 6PM • HGHall

Broncos for Life is having a Diaper Drive benefiting the mothers and babies at Maggie’s Place.  Please bring newborn diapers, AA batteries, baby bottles and/or a Boppy Nursing Pillow (google it).  Club members will be outside in octagon before school Wed April 26th-Fri April 28th collecting donations.  Thanks for your support of life in our community!

SUMMER EMPLOYMENT – Mr. Jim Harrison, Brophy parent and alumni parent has 4 job openings for summer work on his crew.  He guarantees a minimum of 50 hrs a week @ $12 per hour. This is a physical job, candidates will be drug tested and need to be responsible and show up 5:30am M-F.  Contact Mr. Harrison602-369-5168.

The Brophy Culture Project presents its 6th installment in the 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

OFFICE OF FAITH AND JUSTICE

Summer Ignatian Encounter Orientation – TODAY All participants of Summer Ignatian Encounter must attend a mandatory meeting TODAY at the beginning of LUNCH in the SAC. Please contact Mr. Rutt if you are not able to attend!

ATHLETICS

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

 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017                                                         

  • VOLLEYBALL @ Basha (A) 4:30/5:30PM
  • LACROSSE QUARTERFINALS vs Chandler, 8PM, BSC

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

  • TRACK AND FIELD @ NE Valley Region – day 2, 3PM, Horizon HS
  • TENNIS Team State Division I: 1st Rnd, vs Cesar Chavez (H) PTC

Thursday, April 27, 2017VOLLEYBALL vs Chandler (H) JVB 3:30PM; JV 4:30PM; V 5:30PM SENIOR NIGHT

Friday, April 28, 2017

  • TENNIS – State Individuals Division I 4th Round, 3:30PM, Paseo Racquet Center
  • LACROSSE Division I semifinals TBD – 8PM, BSC (Possible)

Saturday, April 29, 2017 – TENNIS – State Individuals Division I Semi’s and Finals TBD

 

SAVE THE DATE

Spring Band Concerts and Events: •April 27 – Year-end concert at Xavier College Prep PAC

6:30 p.m. United Sound, with Brophy and Central High School New Musicians

7:00 p.m. Brophy College Prep Jazz Band

7:25 p.m. Brophy College Prep Concert and Symphonic Band, with Loyola Beginning Band and 7:50 p.m. Brophy College Prep Wind Ensemble

Thursday and Friday, April 27-28 – BCP/XCP Choir Orchestra Spring Concert, 7PM, Chapel

 

GRADUATION ACTIVITIES Graduation 2017 webpage

ELITE SW DATES to deliver and distribute Caps and Gowns, Friday, April 28, 12pm, HGH Arcade

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 MassNo 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 CeremonyThis 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.)  Tickets will be distributed to families as they check in for the Senior Farewell Dinner on Wednesday, April 26. If you do not attend the dinner, please plan to pick up your tickets from Ms. Dennard in the Student Activity Center after April 26. Tickets cannot be replaced if lost.

Planning Your DayThe 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 TwitterInstagramFacebook, and Tumblr. Email blam@brophyprep.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 eskelnik17@brophybroncos.org.

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 meslava17@brophybroncos.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:wcatan@brophyprep.org

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 rperrott@brophyprep.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 jdamaso@brophyprep.org or ssmith@brophyprep.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 jwoodrow18@brophybroncos.orgnself18@brophybroncos.org, or rvelez18@brophybroncos.org 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, 2017OZONE 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)*

Tue Cloudy87°60°                             Wed Sunny89°65°              Thu Partly Cloudy91°66°    Fri Cloudy87°57°

Sat Mostly Sunny83°58°     Sun Sunny88°61°

Monday, April 24

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:  1,2,B,3,4,L,6,7

SAC CLOSED AFTER SCHOOL

 

BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Mr. Quentin Orem, Drew Shear ’17, Kaleo Bolosan ’19 and to all other BRONCOS who celebrate a birthday today.  Also birthday wishes to Ms. Chabli Balcom who celebrated Saturday and to all BRONCOS who celebrated over the weekend! Happy Birthday to you

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

CONGRATULATIONS Brophy JV Lacrosse Team who finished the season in style Friday night, defeating Chaparral 5-3. The Broncos finished the season 9-2 – the best JV record in the state. Congrats on a great season!

CONGRATULATIONS to the Tennis doubles teams of Trey Brown and Jack Woodrow, Nick Guest and Jack Vanderwey, and singles player Drew Postillion for reaching the quarterfinals of the Tennis State individual tournament with a major highlight coming from Drew Postillion upsetting the #4 seed on Saturday afternoon.  The Broncos open their team state tournament at home this Wednesday against Cesar Chavez and the individual tournament resumes Friday.  Go Broncos!

Freshmen – Come meet and have a pizza lunch with Ms. Renke on Tuesday, April 25th. She wants to get to know you better, so the first 30 freshmen who sign up in the Dean’s Office will share their lunch hour with Ms. Renke. The sign-up sheet will be available beginning Tuesday, April 18th. The pizza lunch will be served in the Faculty Lounge which is located off of the McCain Colonnade.

State Concert Festival: Tuesday, April 25 – State Concert Festival (Wind Ensemble, Symphonic and Concert Bands) at Chandler PAC (Performance times not yet assigned)

Paid summer internships available through UHAULSophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, if you are interested in business and/or a summer job, representatives from UHAUL Corporation will be on campus Tuesday at lunch in room B105 to discuss various opportunities for paid internships this summer for Brophy students.  If you want to hear what opportunities exist and learn how to apply, please bring your lunch to B105 this Tuesday @ lunch to learn more.

PING PONG TOURNAMENT – Attention students, STUCO and the Asian Culture Club is proud to announce their first Brophy ping pong tournament! Will you Ping the Pong next week Monday through Thursday @ break and lunch and fight for the golden paddle? Sign up link can be found here; the first 32 to sign up will be guaranteed a spot.
https://docs.google.com/a/brophybroncos.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdc86jyI70rbdTuYSKpzcf49BNx07CF_bWlZiSHgy4UUKztDw/viewform

Grandparents’ Luncheon Schedule, Wednesday, April 26 – event full/reservations closed

✦11:30 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. A short program for grandparents only

✦12:05 p.m. Lunch bell rings and grandsons join grandparents for lunch

✦12:45 p.m. Closing prayer

 

Senior Farewell Dinner, Wednesday, April 26 • 6PM • HGHall – Don’t forget to RSVP Senior Farewell Dinner.

SUMMER EMPLOYMENT – Mr. Jim Harrison, Brophy parent and alumni parent has 4 job openings for summer work on his crew.  He guarantees a minimum of 50 hrs a week @ $12 per hour. This is a physical job, candidates will be drug tested and need to be responsible and show up 5:30am M-F.  Contact Mr. Harrison602-369-5168.

ATHLETICS

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

 

Monday, April 24 – Track/Field @ NE Valley Region – day 1 5PM, Horizon HS

Tuesday, April 25, 2017                                                        

  • VOLLEYBALL @ Basha (A) 4:30/5:30PM
  • LACROSSE QUARTERFINALS vs Chandler, 8PM, BSC

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

  • TRACK AND FIELD @ NE Valley Region – day 2, 3PM, Horizon HS
  • TENNIS Team State Division I: 1st Rnd, vs Cesar Chavez (H) PTC

Thursday, April 27, 2017VOLLEYBALL vs Chandler (H) JVB 3:30PM; JV 4:30PM; V 5:30PM SENIOR NIGHT

Friday, April 28, 2017

  • TENNIS – State Individuals Division I 4th Round TBD
  • LACROSSE Division I semifinals TBD – 8PM, BSC (Possible)

Saturday, April 29, 2017 – TENNIS – State Individuals Division I Semi’s and Finals TBD

 

 

SAVE THE DATE

Spring Band Concerts and Events: April 26 – State Jazz Festival (Jazz Band) at MCC (Performance times have not yet been assigned by the festival coordinator)

  • April 27 – Year-end concert at Xavier College Prep PAC

6:30 p.m. United Sound, with Brophy and Central High School New Musicians

7:00 p.m. Brophy College Prep Jazz Band

7:25 p.m. Brophy College Prep Concert and Symphonic Band, with Loyola Beginning Band and 7:50 p.m. Brophy College Prep Wind Ensemble

Thursday and Friday, April 27-28 – BCP/XCP Choir Orchestra Spring Concert, 7PM, Chapel

 

GRADUATION ACTIVITIES Graduation 2017 webpage

ELITE SW DATES to deliver and distribute Caps and Gowns, Friday, April 28, 12pm, HGH Arcade

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 MassNo 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 CeremonyThis 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.)  Tickets will be distributed to families as they check in for the Senior Farewell Dinner on Wednesday, April 26. If you do not attend the dinner, please plan to pick up your tickets from Ms. Dennard in the Student Activity Center after April 26. Tickets cannot be replaced if lost.

Planning Your DayThe 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 TwitterInstagramFacebook, and Tumblr. Email blam@brophyprep.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 eskelnik17@brophybroncos.org.

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 meslava17@brophybroncos.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:wcatan@brophyprep.org

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 rperrott@brophyprep.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 jdamaso@brophyprep.org or ssmith@brophyprep.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 jwoodrow18@brophybroncos.orgnself18@brophybroncos.org, or rvelez18@brophybroncos.org 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, 2017OZONE 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)*

Mon Mostly Sunny92°65°   Tue Cloudy87°60°                             Wed Sunny89°65°              Thu Partly Cloudy91°66°    Fri Cloudy87°57°

Sat Mostly Sunny83°58°     Sun Sunny88°61°

Week of April 24

Summer Enrichment, Summer Credit Classes, and Summer Athletic Courses – Registration continues for Brophy’s summer program. Visit the Summer School webpage for more information.

Monday, April 24, 2017                                   1,2,B,3,4,L,6,7

SAC CLOSED AFTER SCHOOL

  • Track/Field @ NE Valley Region – day 1 5PM, Horizon HS’
  • Padres Latino Unidos de Brophy (PLUB) Meeting, SAC,6PM
  • Key Club Induction, 6:30PM, Chapel
  • Kairos Retreat @ Manresa

Tuesday, April 25, 2017                                  1,5,B,2,3,L,6,7

  • Freshmen Breakaway
  • Pizza Lunch, Faculty Lounge, with Ms. Renke for Freshmen Students who signed up
  • ABODA State Concert Band Festival (Wind Ensemble, Symphonic and Concert Bands) at Chandler Performing Arts Center (Performance times have not yet been assigned by the festival coordinator)
  • New Student Welcome and Barbecue, 5:30PM, HGH/Gym
  • VOLLEYBALL @ Basha (A) 4:30/5:30PM
  • LACROSSE QUARTERFINALSvs Chandler, 8PM, BSC

Wednesday, April 26, 2017                             LS-4-B-5-2-L-6-7

  • Senior Farewell Dinner • 6 p.m. • Harper Great Hall
  • Grandparents’ Luncheon Schedule– event full/reservations closed

✦11:30 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. A short program for grandparents only

✦12:05 p.m. Lunch bell rings and grandsons join grandparents for lunch

✦12:45 p.m. Closing prayer

  • ABODA State Jazz Festival (Jazz Band) at Mesa CC (Performance not yet been assigned)
  • TRACK AND FIELD @ NE Valley Region – day 2, 3PM, Horizon HS
  • TENNIS Team State Division I: 1st Rnd, vs Cesar Chavez (H) PTC

Thursday, April 27, 2017                                1-3-B-4-5-L-6-7

  • Faculty Prayer,7:50AM, Chapel
  • Summer Ignatian Encounter Volunteer Fair, @ lunch, SAC
  • VOLLEYBALL vs Chandler (H) JVB 3:30PM; JV 4:30PM; V 5:30PM SENIOR NIGHT
  • BCP/XCP Choir Orchestra Spring Concert, 7PM, Chapel
  • Spring Band Concerts and Events – Year-end concert at Xavier College Prep PAC

6:30PM United Sound, with Brophy and Central High School New Musicians

7PM Brophy College Prep Jazz Bands

7PM Brophy College Prep Concert and Symphonic Band, with Loyola Beginning Band

7:50PM Brophy College Prep Wind Ensemble

 

Friday, April 28, 2017                                     2-3-B-A-A

NO EXCHANGE WITH XAVIER

AWARDS ASSEMBLY, 10:15AM, Gym

  • ELITE SW to deliver and distribute Caps and Gowns, after AA, HGH Arcade
  • TENNIS – State Individuals Division I 4th Round TBD
  • LACROSSE Division I semifinals TBD – 8PM, BSC (Possible)
  • BCP/XCP Choir Orchestra Spring Concert, 7PM, Chapel

Saturday, April 29, 2017

  • TENNIS – State Individuals Division I Semi’s and Finals TBD

Monday, May 1, 2017

Loyola Academy Parent Meeting, 6PM, LA Student Union

XCP Baccalaureate Mass, 7PM, SFX Church

SAVE THE DATE

GRADUATION ACTIVITIESGraduation 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 MassNo 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. A reception will follow in HGH.

Sixty-Ninth Commencement Ceremony – Saturday, May 20 • 9 a.m. • Robson Gymnasium

Seating for the Commencement CeremonyThis year each family will receive 8 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 8AM. 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.)  Tickets will be distributed to families as they check in for the Senior Farewell Dinner on Wednesday, April 26. If you do not attend the dinner, please plan to pick up your tickets from Ms. Dennard in the Student Activity Center after April 26. Tickets cannot be replaced if lost.

Planning Your DayThe 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

 

Friday, April 21

 

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,M,B,4,1

Transitions Mass, 9:40AM, SFX Church

This morning, Fr. Postell, SJ will be our celebrant as we rejoice in the Easter season and invite our entire community to pray for and ask God to bless all of the changes taking place in our lives as the end of the year approaches. Graduating…becoming a senior, junior, sophomore…retiring…choosing healthier living…spring into summer…sorrow of the cruifixion into the joy of the Resurrection!  We look forward to praying, singing, and praising God with you.

BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Mrs. Terri Tierney (Administration), Anthony Quintana ’17, Kurtis Ottman ’18, Will Georgeoff ’19 and to all other BRONCOS who celebrate a birthday today.  Also birthday wishes to Ms. Chabli Balcom who celebrates tomorrow! Happy Birthday to you

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

The Hermanos Unidos would like to extend an invitation to faculty and families to join them for a neighborhood cleanup of University Park downtown from 9am-12pm.  It’s a great way to give back to the community alongside fellow Broncos.  Thanks for considering!   Info here

 Freshmen – Come meet and have a pizza lunch with Ms. Renke on Tuesday, April 25th. She wants to get to know you better, so the first 30 freshmen who sign up in the Dean’s Office will share their lunch hour with Ms. Renke. The sign-up sheet will be available beginning Tuesday, April 18th. The pizza lunch will be served in the Faculty Lounge which is located off of the McCain Colonnade.

 

PROM is Saturday, April 22, 8-11:30PM, HGH – Get your PROM TICKETS today and avoid the rush!  Juniors and Seniors, Prom tickets are on sale through Ms. Dennard (cash or check) and the Varsity Shop (credit card only) at $50 per ticket. Guest passes need to be submitted through the Dean’s Office.  We will sell tickets and accept guest passes through the FRIDAY, the 21st of April. Because of the formal nature of Prom we will not be able to sell tickets past FRIDAYYou will not be able to buy them after 2pm on Friday the 21st

This dance is for 11th and 12th grade BCP and XCP students, though they can bring 9th or 10th grade students as their guest.  Each student may bring 1 guest. Guest passes are available in the Dean’s Office. Guests need their own tickets. Students must arrive by 9PM. and cannot leave before 11PM. Tickets may only be purchased by BCP and XCP students in the 11th and 12th grades.

DRESS CODE FOR PROM:

  • Gentlemen must wear either a traditional style tuxedo or formal suit with tie.
  • Ladies must wear dresses that are appropriately formal and are ankle/floor length.

The following are not allowed for female guests:

  • The asymmetrical hemlines; high-low hemlines; any dress/skirt that is not floor length (to/below ankle) in front, back and both sides
  • any dress/skirt that has slit(s) higher than 3 inches above the middle of the knee
  • shorts or short skirts covered by an overlay (regardless of length) made of sheer or any see-through material
  • any clothing that reveals a student’s midriff; any dress or top with the sides cut out
  • immodestly low-cut dresses or blouses (front, back, sides); immodestly tight clothing; anything ragged, ripped or rugged-looking; and tennis shoes/boots

This list does not cover all the possibilities of what is not allowed.  Students should know BCP’s standards and use good judgment in what they and their guest wear to the event.  Questions about the event, please email Tony Oldani at toldani@brophyprep.org

 

PING PONG TOURNAMENT – Attention students, STUCO and the Asian Culture Club is proud to announce their first Brophy ping pong tournament! Will you Ping the Pong next week Monday through Thursday @ break and lunch and fight for the golden paddle? Sign up link can be found here; the first 32 to sign up will be guaranteed a spot.
https://docs.google.com/a/brophybroncos.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdc86jyI70rbdTuYSKpzcf49BNx07CF_bWlZiSHgy4UUKztDw/viewform

Grandparents’ Luncheon Schedule – event full/reservations closed

✦11:30 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. A short program for grandparents only

✦12:05 p.m. Lunch bell rings and grandsons join grandparents for lunch

✦12:45 p.m. Closing prayer

 

SUMMER EMPLOYMENT – Mr. Jim Harrison, Brophy parent and alumni parent has 4 job openings for summer work on his crew.  He guarantees a minimum of 50 hrs a week @ $12 per hour. This is a physical job, candidates will be drug tested and need to be responsible and show up 5:30am M-F.  Contact Mr. Harris @ 602-369-5168.

ATHLETICS

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 21

  • TRACK AND FIELD @ SE Valley Championships (A) 9AM, Queen Creek HS
  • TENNIS  State Individuals Division I:         1st round check in 10:30AM, Indian School Park
  • TENNIS  State Individuals Division I          2nd round check in 4:30PM, Indian School Park
  • TENNIS State Doubles Division I: 1st round check in 1:30PM, Indian School Park
  • TENNIS State Doubles Division I:              2nd round check in 5:30PM, Indian School Park
  • BASEBALL vs Chandler V (H) 6PM; F/JV (A) 4PM – SENIOR NIGHT
  • LACROSSE JV/D1 vs Chaparral (H) 6PM/8PM – SENIOR NIGHT

Saturday, April 22 – TENNIS State Individuals Division I:    Round 3 check in 1PM, Gene Autry Sports Complex

Sunday, April 23 – CREW USRowing West Coast Scholastic Championship, Chula Vista, CA

Monday, April 24 – Track/Field @ NE Valley Region – day 1 5PM, Horizon HS

 

SAVE THE DATE

Spring Band Concerts and Events: •April 25 – State Concert Festival (Wind Ensemble, Symphonic and Concert Bands) at Chandler Performing Arts Center (Performance times have not yet been assigned by the festival coordinator)

  • April 26 – State Jazz Festival (Jazz Band) at MCC (Performance times have not yet been assigned by the festival coordinator)
  • April 27 – Year-end concert at Xavier College Prep PAC

6:30 p.m. United Sound, with Brophy and Central High School New Musicians

7:00 p.m. Brophy College Prep Jazz Band

7:25 p.m. Brophy College Prep Concert and Symphonic Band, with Loyola Beginning Band and 7:50 p.m. Brophy College Prep Wind Ensemble

 

GRADUATION ACTIVITIES Graduation 2017 webpage

ELITE SW DATES to deliver and distribute Caps and Gowns, Friday, April 28, 12pm, HGH Arcade

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 MassNo 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 CeremonyThis 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.)  Tickets will be distributed to families as they check in for the Senior Farewell Dinner on Wednesday, April 26. If you do not attend the dinner, please plan to pick up your tickets from Ms. Dennard in the Student Activity Center after April 26. Tickets cannot be replaced if lost.

Planning Your DayThe 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 TwitterInstagramFacebook, and Tumblr. Email blam@brophyprep.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 eskelnik17@brophybroncos.org.

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 meslava17@brophybroncos.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:wcatan@brophyprep.org

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 rperrott@brophyprep.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 jdamaso@brophyprep.org or ssmith@brophyprep.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 jwoodrow18@brophybroncos.orgnself18@brophybroncos.org, or rvelez18@brophybroncos.org 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

 

Fri Sunny96°66°                 Sat Sunny98°68°                Sun Sunny101°68°

Thursday, April 20

 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:  1,3,B,4,5,L,6,7

BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Mrs. Sally Ortega-Bravo (Loyola Academy), Mr. Patrick O’Neill, Noah Self ’18, Paul Miller ’19, Ryan Schmidt ’19 and to all other BRONCOS who celebrate a birthday today.   Happy Birthday to you

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

CONGRATULATIONS COACH TOM SUCCOW!  azcentral.com Sports profiles a couple of high school baseball icons – Brophy’s Coach Succow and his friend, Coach Muller of Pinnacle http://bit.ly/2nNH38z. Coach Succow is retiring at the end of this year after 39 years and 724 wins!  Coach Tom Succow, who has been at Brophy over 40 years, will coach his Broncos for the last time on Friday, 6PM, home. Come out; show your support and appreciation for Coach Succow!

Freshmen – Come meet and have a pizza lunch with Ms. Renke on Tuesday, April 25th. She wants to get to know you better, so the first 30 freshmen who sign up in the Dean’s Office will share their lunch hour with Ms. Renke. The sign-up sheet will be available beginning Tuesday, April 18th. The pizza lunch will be served in the Faculty Lounge which is located off of the McCain Colonnade.

 

PROM is Saturday, April 22, 8-11:30PM, HGH – Get your PROM TICKETS today and avoid the rush!  Juniors and Seniors, Prom tickets are on sale through Ms. Dennard (cash or check) and the Varsity Shop (credit card only) at $50 per ticket. Guest passes need to be submitted through the Dean’s Office.  We will sell tickets and accept guest passes through the FRIDAY, the 21st of April. Because of the formal nature of Prom we will not be able to sell tickets past FRIDAYYou will not be able to buy them after 2pm on Friday the 21st

This dance is for 11th and 12th grade BCP and XCP students, though they can bring 9th or 10th grade students as their guest.  Each student may bring 1 guest. Guest passes are available in the Dean’s Office. Guests need their own tickets. Students must arrive by 9PM. and cannot leave before 11PM. Tickets may only be purchased by BCP and XCP students in the 11th and 12th grades.

DRESS CODE FOR PROM:

  • Gentlemen must wear either a traditional style tuxedo or formal suit with tie.
  • Ladies must wear dresses that are appropriately formal and are ankle/floor length.

The following are not allowed for female guests:

  • The asymmetrical hemlines; high-low hemlines; any dress/skirt that is not floor length (to/below ankle) in front, back and both sides
  • any dress/skirt that has slit(s) higher than 3 inches above the middle of the knee
  • shorts or short skirts covered by an overlay (regardless of length) made of sheer or any see-through material
  • any clothing that reveals a student’s midriff; any dress or top with the sides cut out
  • immodestly low-cut dresses or blouses (front, back, sides); immodestly tight clothing; anything ragged, ripped or rugged-looking; and tennis shoes/boots

This list does not cover all the possibilities of what is not allowed.  Students should know BCP’s standards and use good judgment in what they and their guest wear to the event.  Questions about the event, please email Tony Oldani at toldani@brophyprep.org

 

 

PING PONG TOURNAMENT – Attention students, STUCO and the Asian Culture Club is proud to announce their first Brophy ping pong tournament! Will you Ping the Pong next week Monday through Thursday @ break and lunch and fight for the golden paddle? Sign up link can be found here; the first 32 to sign up will be guaranteed a spot.
https://docs.google.com/a/brophybroncos.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdc86jyI70rbdTuYSKpzcf49BNx07CF_bWlZiSHgy4UUKztDw/viewform

 

Grandparents’ Luncheon Schedule – event full/reservations closed

✦11:30 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. A short program for grandparents only

✦12:05 p.m. Lunch bell rings and grandsons join grandparents for lunch

✦12:45 p.m. Closing prayer

LIVING ROMAN FORUM – Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in Ancient Rome? Well ponder that question no further! BCP/XCP Latin Club invites you to the First Annual Living Roman Forum next week in the Mall!  Come discover everything about Rome and Greece from wrapping togas to learning about the gods and goddess, and, while you’re at it, battle your friends in the Gladiator Ring! Winners from our competitions will receive some special prizes…we hope to see you there!

SUMMER EMPLOYMENT – Mr. Jim Harrison, Brophy parent and alumni parent has 4 job openings for summer work on his crew.  He guarantees a minimum of 50 hrs a week @ $12 per hour. This is a physical job, candidates will be drug tested and need to be responsible and show up 5:30am M-F.  Contact Mr. Harris @ 602-369-5168.

COUNSELING

If you ARE taking an AP exam, please read the following important message:  We will once again hold pre-administration sessions for all students taking an AP exam. The purpose of these sessions is to complete the biographical portion of the answer sheet, which results in the testing period lasting 45 minutes less, as you will be completing this portion once, no matter how many exams you are taking. At this time, you will also be assigned your AP number. This is absolutely mandatory!  The schedule is as follows: According to the first initial of your last name:  Tuesday, April 18th, A-L                               Wednesday, April 19th, M-Z                      Thursday, April 20th, Make-ups

Pre-administration will take place in Harper Great Hall beginning promptly at 12:15.  With complete cooperation, this should take appox. 25-30 minutes.  If you are unable to attend your assigned time slot, please email Mrs. Novak.  mnovak@brophyprep.org   Please bring just a pencil as pencils will not be provided.  There will be no food or drink allowed during this time.  Failure to pre-administrate will result in disciplinary action.

IMPORTANT CHANGE – Due to a conflict with the “Career Exploration Series” the students who were to pre-administer on Wednesday will meet on Thursday.  Make ups will be done on Monday, April 24th. 

OFFICE OF FAITH AND JUSTICE

MANDATORY MASS DRESS THIS FRIDAY…Fr. Postell, SJ will be our celebrant as we rejoice in the Easter season and invite our entire community to pray for and ask God to bless all of the changes taking place in our lives as the end of the year approaches.  Graduating…becoming a senior, junior, sophomore…retiring…choosing healthier living…spring into summer…sorrow of the crucifixion into the joy of the Resurrection!  We look forward to praying, singing, and praising God with you in the SFX church.  Juniors and Seniors will have an important seating arrangement in the church for a special blessing.

ATHLETICS

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

Thursday, April 20

  • VOLLEYBALL vs Perry (H) 4:30/5:30PM
  • BASEBALL @ Chandler V (A) 4PM; F/JV (H) 3:45/6PM

Friday, April 21

  • TRACK AND FIELD @ SE Valley Championships (A) 9AM, Queen Creek HS
  • TENNIS  State Individuals Division I:         1st round check in 10:30AM, Indian School Park
  • TENNIS  State Individuals Division I          2nd round check in 4:30PM, Indian School Park
  • TENNIS State Doubles Division I: 1st round check in 1:30PM, Indian School Park
  • TENNIS State Doubles Division I:              2nd round check in 5:30PM, Indian School Park
  • BASEBALL vs Chandler V (H) 6PM; F/JV (A) 4PM – SENIOR NIGHT
  • LACROSSE JV/D1 vs Chaparral (H) 6PM/8PM – SENIOR NIGHT

Saturday, April 22 – TENNIS State Individuals Division I:    Round 3 check in 1PM, Gene Autry Sports Complex

Sunday, April 23 – CREW USRowing West Coast Scholastic Championship, Chula Vista, CA

Monday, April 24 – Track/Field @ NE Valley Region – day 1 5PM, Horizon HS

 

SAVE THE DATE

Spring Band Concerts and Events: •April 25 – State Concert Festival (Wind Ensemble, Symphonic and Concert Bands) at Chandler Performing Arts Center (Performance times have not yet been assigned by the festival coordinator)

  • April 26 – State Jazz Festival (Jazz Band) at MCC (Performance times have not yet been assigned by the festival coordinator)
  • April 27 – Year-end concert at Xavier College Prep PAC

6:30 p.m. United Sound, with Brophy and Central High School New Musicians

7:00 p.m. Brophy College Prep Jazz Band

7:25 p.m. Brophy College Prep Concert and Symphonic Band, with Loyola Beginning Band and 7:50 p.m. Brophy College Prep Wind Ensemble

 

GRADUATION ACTIVITIES Graduation 2017 webpage

ELITE SW DATES to deliver and distribute Caps and Gowns, Friday, April 28, 12pm, HGH Arcade

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 MassNo 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 CeremonyThis 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.)  Tickets will be distributed to families as they check in for the Senior Farewell Dinner on Wednesday, April 26. If you do not attend the dinner, please plan to pick up your tickets from Ms. Dennard in the Student Activity Center after April 26. Tickets cannot be replaced if lost.

Planning Your DayThe 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 TwitterInstagramFacebook, and Tumblr. Email blam@brophyprep.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 eskelnik17@brophybroncos.org.

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 meslava17@brophybroncos.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:wcatan@brophyprep.org

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 rperrott@brophyprep.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 jdamaso@brophyprep.org or ssmith@brophyprep.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 jwoodrow18@brophybroncos.orgnself18@brophybroncos.org, or rvelez18@brophybroncos.org 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. 

 

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Wednesday, April 19

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:  LS,4,B,5,2,L,6,7

SAC CLOSED AFTER SCHOOL

BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Mr. Jim Grindey, Adi Manuel ’17, George Rivera ’17, Michael Murphy ’18, Devin Henneberry ’19  and to all other BRONCOS who celebrate a birthday today.   Happy Birthday to you

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

CONGRATULATIONS to Brophy’s Arizona Science and Engineering Fair winners Aman Agarwal, Rohit Khurana and Daniel Noon. In addition Rohit and Daniel will be representing Arizona in the International Science and Engineering Fair to be held in May in Los Angeles.

CONGRATULATIONS Ms. Dorothy Dunnion (Moderator) and Brophy’s Knowledge Masters team who finished 10th in the nation! They competed against hundreds of school across the country with questions in all disciplines. A special thanks to Martin Hans Eslava (team stalwart president); Congratulations to seniors Zach Banaszak, David Barnes, Martin Hans Eslava, Holden Gordon, Lance Johnson, Nick Laing, Trevor Lewis, Gabriel Morrison, Gray Olson, Connor Owen, Thomas Rehling; junior Bennett Morgan; and sophomores J.D. Karanik, Rohit Khurana, Cameron MacKenzie, Rithik Mehta and Joonsang Ryu.

National Latin Exam Results: CONGRATULATIONS BCP, XCP, and Loyola students who all performed amazingly.  Out of 134 students from BCP, XCP, and Loyola, who took the National Latin Exam this year, 100 students won awards.  The National Latin Exam is a standardized National Test for students at the middle school, high school, and even collegiate level, so receiving an award is outstanding to say the least.  In particular, we would like to recognize the Gold Medal Summa Cum Laude winners as they achieved the highest scores possible on the exam at their levels.  Loyola: Bryan Luna, Gael Peralta, Kaycee Garcia, Steven Garcia, Bryant Kassens, Charlie Ortega and Gavin Osborn.  Brophy: Dhilan Patel, Kaidan Linse, Justin Smith, Nathaniel Bushong, Cameron MacKenzie, Quinten Argiropoulos, Nicholas Popolizio, Ryan Chaffee, Kaleb Lucero, Krishna Sinha, Anthony Cardellini and Jacob Karlovsky.  Please congratulate Ms. Chabli Balcom, the above named students and all other Classicists for this worthwhile and difficult endeavor.

 Freshmen – Come meet and have a pizza lunch with Ms. Renke on Tuesday, April 25th. She wants to get to know you better, so the first 30 freshmen who sign up in the Dean’s Office will share their lunch hour with Ms. Renke. The sign-up sheet will be available beginning Tuesday, April 18th. The pizza lunch will be served in the Faculty Lounge which is located off of the McCain Colonnade.

PROM is Saturday, April 22, 8-11:30PM, HGH – Get your PROM TICKETS today and avoid the rush!  Juniors and Seniors, Prom tickets are on sale through Ms. Dennard (cash or check) and the Varsity Shop (credit card only) at $50 per ticket. Guest passes need to be submitted through the Dean’s Office.  We will sell tickets and accept guest passes through the FRIDAY, the 21st of April. Because of the formal nature of Prom we will not be able to sell tickets past FRIDAYYou will not be able to buy them after 2pm on Friday the 21st

This dance is for 11th and 12th grade BCP and XCP students, though they can bring 9th or 10th grade students as their guest.  Each student may bring 1 guest. Guest passes are available in the Dean’s Office. Guests need their own tickets. Students must arrive by 9PM. and cannot leave before 11PM. Tickets may only be purchased by BCP and XCP students in the 11th and 12th grades.

DRESS CODE FOR PROM:

  • Gentlemen must wear either a traditional style tuxedo or formal suit with tie.
  • Ladies must wear dresses that are appropriately formal and are ankle/floor length.

The following are not allowed for female guests:

  • The asymmetrical hemlines; high-low hemlines; any dress/skirt that is not floor length (to/below ankle) in front, back and both sides
  • any dress/skirt that has slit(s) higher than 3 inches above the middle of the knee
  • shorts or short skirts covered by an overlay (regardless of length) made of sheer or any see-through material
  • any clothing that reveals a student’s midriff; any dress or top with the sides cut out
  • immodestly low-cut dresses or blouses (front, back, sides); immodestly tight clothing; anything ragged, ripped or rugged-looking; and tennis shoes/boots

This list does not cover all the possibilities of what is not allowed.  Students should know Brophy’s standards and should use good judgment in what they and their guest wear to the event.  If you have any questions about the event, please email Tony Oldani at toldani@brophyprep.org

LIVING ROMAN FORUM – Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in Ancient Rome? Well ponder that question no further! BCP/XCP Latin Club invites you to the First Annual Living Roman Forum @ lunch, Wednesday and Thursday of this week in the Mall!  Come discover everything about Rome and Greece from wrapping togas to learning about the gods and goddess, and, while you’re at it, battle your friends in the Gladiator Ring! Winners from our competitions will receive some special prizes…we hope to see you there!

SUMMER EMPLOYMENT – Mr. Jim Harrison, Brophy parent and alumni parent has 4 job openings for summer work on his crew.  He guarantees a minimum of 50 hrs a week @ $12 per hour. This is a physical job, candidates will be drug tested and need to be responsible and show up 5:30am M-F.  Contact Mr. Harris @ 602-369-5168.

COUNSELING

Join us for a career panel on Law and Public Service on Wednesday @ lunch, April 19th, HGH. The final event in the Dad’s Club career series will feature parents and alumni talking about their experiences working in legal professions, as well as public service. If you have a passion for arguing, writing, helping people, politics, or government, or you don’t know what you want to do yet, please join us! Sign up to attend at this link
If you ARE taking an AP exam, please read the following important message: 
We will once again hold pre-administration sessions for all students taking an AP exam. The purpose of these sessions is to complete the biographical portion of the answer sheet, which results in the testing period lasting 45 minutes less, as you will be completing this portion once, no matter how many exams you are taking. At this time, you will also be assigned your AP number. This is absolutely mandatory!  The schedule is as follows: According to the first initial of your last name:  Tuesday, April 18th, A-L                               Wednesday, April 19th, M-Z                      Thursday, April 20th, Make-ups

Pre-administration will take place in Harper Great Hall beginning promptly at 12:15.  With complete cooperation, this should take appox. 25-30 minutes.  If you are unable to attend your assigned time slot, please email Mrs. Novak.  mnovak@brophyprep.org   Please bring just a pencil as pencils will not be provided.  There will be no food or drink allowed during this time.  Failure to pre-administrate will result in disciplinary action.

IMPORTANT CHANGE – Due to a conflict with the “Career Exploration Series” the students who were to pre-administer on Wednesday will meet on Thursday.  Make ups will be done on Monday, April 24th. 

OFFICE OF FAITH AND JUSTICE

EARTH DAY ADVOCACY EXHIBIT – Please take the time today to experience a simple but powerful Earth Day advocacy exhibit. “Ignatius Presents…” advocacy days are meant to help us all become more aware of how we can put our faith into doing justice. More on Earth Day here!  Today, ALL DAY, near the Ignatius statue you can…

  • Videoscape – View a TEDTalk on the current bee crisis which especially effects crop producers in Arizona
  • Pick up plans and seeds for creating your own “Salad Garden”
  • Consider why the Environmental Protection Agency matters and needs better, not less, funding
  • Discover Clean coal? What’s possible? Catch up on Catholic teaching on sustainability
  • Pick up a flyer for April 22nd’s March for Science– sign up!

MANDATORY MASS DRESS THIS FRIDAY…Fr. Postell, SJ will be our celebrant as we rejoice in the Easter season and invite our entire community to pray for and ask God to bless all of the changes taking place in our lives as the end of the year approaches.  Graduating…becoming a senior, junior, sophomore…retiring…choosing healthier living…spring into summer…sorrow of the crucifixion into the joy of the Resurrection!  We look forward to praying, singing, and praising God with you in the SFX church.  Juniors and Seniors will have an important seating arrangement in the church for a special blessing.

ATHLETICS

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

Wednesday, April 19

  • VOLLEYBALL vs Hamilton (H) 4:30/5:30PM
  • LACROSSE D1 @ Salpointe (A) 7PM

Thursday, April 20

  • VOLLEYBALL vs Perry (H) 4:30/5:30PM
  • BASEBALL @ Chandler V (A) 4PM; F/JV (H) 3:45/6PM

Friday, April 21

  • TRACK AND FIELD @ SE Valley Championships (A) 9AM, Queen Creek HS
  • TENNIS  State Individuals Division I:         1st round check in 10:30AM, Indian School Park
  • TENNIS  State Individuals Division I          2nd round check in 4:30PM, Indian School Park
  • TENNIS State Doubles Division I: 1st round check in 1:30PM, Indian School Park
  • TENNIS State Doubles Division I:              2nd round check in 5:30PM, Indian School Park
  • BASEBALL vs Chandler V (H) 6PM; F/JV (A) 4PM – SENIOR NIGHT
  • LACROSSE JV/D1 vs Chaparral (H) 6PM/8PM – SENIOR NIGHT

Saturday, April 22 – TENNIS State Individuals Division I:    Round 3 check in 1PM, Gene Autry Sports Complex

Sunday, April 23 – CREW USRowing West Coast Scholastic Championship, Chula Vista, CA

Monday, April 24 – Track/Field @ NE Valley Region – day 1 5PM, Horizon HS

 

SAVE THE DATE

Spring Band Concerts and Events: •April 25 – State Concert Festival (Wind Ensemble, Symphonic and Concert Bands) at Chandler Performing Arts Center (Performance times have not yet been assigned by the festival coordinator)

  • April 26 – State Jazz Festival (Jazz Band) at MCC (Performance times have not yet been assigned by the festival coordinator)
  • April 27 – Year-end concert at Xavier College Prep PAC

6:30 p.m. United Sound, with Brophy and Central High School New Musicians

7:00 p.m. Brophy College Prep Jazz Band

7:25 p.m. Brophy College Prep Concert and Symphonic Band, with Loyola Beginning Band  and 7:50 p.m. Brophy College Prep Wind Ensemble

Grandparents’ Luncheon event full – reservations closed

GRADUATION ACTIVITIES Graduation 2017 webpage

ELITE SW DATES to deliver and distribute Caps and Gowns, Friday, April 28, 12pm, HGH Arcade

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 MassNo 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 CeremonyThis 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.)  Tickets will be distributed to families as they check in for the Senior Farewell Dinner on Wednesday, April 26. If you do not attend the dinner, please plan to pick up your tickets from Ms. Dennard in the Student Activity Center after April 26. Tickets cannot be replaced if lost.

Planning Your DayThe 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 TwitterInstagramFacebook, and Tumblr. Email blam@brophyprep.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 eskelnik17@brophybroncos.org.

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 meslava17@brophybroncos.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:wcatan@brophyprep.org

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 rperrott@brophyprep.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 jdamaso@brophyprep.org or ssmith@brophyprep.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 jwoodrow18@brophybroncos.orgnself18@brophybroncos.org, or rvelez18@brophybroncos.org 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. 

 

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Week of April 17

Summer Enrichment, Summer Credit Classes, and Summer Athletic Courses – Registration continues for Brophy’s summer program. Visit the Summer School webpage for more information.

 

PROM TICKETS ON SALE – $50 per ticket through FRIDAY @ 2PM

Monday, April 17, 2017   EASTER BREAK

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 – Classes Resume    1,5,B,2,3,L,6,7

SENIORS!  Today is the last day to register for the Senior Farewell Dinner.  Click here to register: https://docs.google.com/a/brophyprep.org/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeLiJO6No1VA81nbX6OoIyqDnC2nUqBkqEBeNpabh4ddhO-vg/viewform?c=0&w=1 – The Senior Farewell Dinner is Wednesday, April 26, 6-8 p.m. Due to Harper Great Hall seating capacity; attendance is limited to seniors and their parents/guardians. There is no cost for the event, and mass dress is required.  If you have any questions, please contact Terri Tierney.

Class of 2021 Placement Testing – Math, 3:30PM, HGH

  • Dads’ Club Meeting, 5:30PM, HGH
  • BASEBALL @ Hamilton V (A) 4PM; JV/F (H) 3:45/6PM
  • VOLLEYBALL JVB & JV ONLY vs Boulder Creek (H) 4PM/5PM

Wednesday, April 19, 2017                             LS-4-B-5-2-L-6-7

SAC CLOSED AFTER SCHOOL

Mid-Quarter grades available on myBrophy @ 5PM

  • Dads’ Club Career Exploration Session @ lunch, HGH
  • Freshmen Cohort Meetings @ lunch – Faber and Gonzaga
  • VOLLEYBALL vs Hamilton (H) 4:30/5:30PM
  • Peru Parent/Student Meeting, 6PM, SAC
  • Speech and Debate Banquet, 6:30PM, HGH
  • LACROSSE D1 @ Salpointe (A) 7PM

Thursday, April 20, 2017                                1-3-B-4-5-L-6-7

  • Faculty Prayer,7:50AM, Chapel
  • Freshmen Breakaway
  • Iron Moms, 10:30AM, Chapel
  • Mothers’ Guild Meeting, 11:30AM, HGH
  • VOLLEYBALL vs Perry (H) 4:30/5:30PM
  • BASEBALL @ Chandler V (A) 4PM; F/JV (H) 3:45/6PM
  • BCP/XCP Music Department Banquet, 6PM, HGH

Friday, April 21, 2017                                     2-3-M-B-4-1

TRANSITIONS MASS, 9:40AM, SFX Church, Mandatory Mass Dress Enforced

Last Day to purchase Prom Tickets no later than 2PM 

  • TRACK AND FIELD @ SE Valley Championships (A) 9AM, Queen Creek HS
  • TENNIS  State Individuals Division I:  1st round check in 10:30AM, Indian School Park
  • TENNIS  State Individuals Division I     2nd round check in 4:30PM, Indian School Park
  • TENNIS State Doubles Division I:         1st round check in 1:30PM, Indian School Park
  • TENNIS State Doubles Division I:         2nd round check in 5:30PM, Indian School Park
  • BASEBALL vs Chandler V (H) 6PM; F/JV (A) 4PM – SENIOR NIGHT
  • LACROSSE JV/D1 vs Chaparral (H) 6PM/8PM – SENIOR NIGHT

 

Saturday, April 22, 2017

BCP/XCP 2017 PROM, 8PM, HGH

TENNIS State Individuals Division I:    Round 3 check in 1PM, Gene Autry Sports Complex

Sunday, April 23, 2017

  • CREW USRowing West Coast Scholastic Championship, Chula Vista, CA

Monday, April 24, 2017

SAC CLOSED AFTER SCHOOL

  • PLUB Meeting, SAC
  • Track/Field @ NE Valley Region – day 1 5PM, Horizon HS
  • Key Club Induction, 6:30PM, Chapel
  • Kairos Retreat @ Manresa

SAVE THE DATE

Grandparents’ Luncheon – Brophy’s annual Grandparents’ Luncheon is Wednesday, April 26, 11:30AM, HGH. The cost is $15 per person. If you have questions, please contact Terri Tierney at ttierney@brophyprep.org.  Click the following link to make your reservation.  https://secure.brophyprep.org/payment/dev/grandParents/

Spring Band Concerts and Events: •April 25 – State Concert Festival (Wind Ensemble, Symphonic and Concert Bands) at Chandler Performing Arts Center (Performance times have not yet been assigned by the festival coordinator)

  • April 26 – State Jazz Festival (Jazz Band) at Mesa Community College (Performance times have not yet been assigned by the festival coordinator)
  • April 27 – Year-end concert at Xavier College Prep PAC

6:30 p.m. United Sound, with Brophy and Central High School New Musicians

7:00 p.m. Brophy College Prep Jazz Band

7:25 p.m. Brophy College Prep Concert and Symphonic Band, with Loyola Beginning Band

7:50 p.m. Brophy College Prep Wind Ensemble

Summer Ignatian Encounter Volunteer Fair, Thursday, April 27th, SAC

GRADUATION ACTIVITIESGraduation 2017 webpage

Senior Farewell Dinner – Wednesday, April 26 • 6 p.m. • Harper Great Hall.  Don’t forget to RSVP Senior Farewell Dinner.

ELITE SW DATES to deliver and distribute Caps and Gowns, Friday, April 28, 12pm, HGH Arcade

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 MassNo 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. A reception will follow in HGH.

Sixty-Ninth Commencement Ceremony – Saturday, May 20 • 9 a.m. • Robson Gymnasium

Seating for the Commencement CeremonyThis year each family will receive 8 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 8AM. 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.)  Tickets will be distributed to families as they check in for the Senior Farewell Dinner on Wednesday, April 26. If you do not attend the dinner, please plan to pick up your tickets from Ms. Dennard in the Student Activity Center after April 26. Tickets cannot be replaced if lost.

Planning Your DayThe 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