SCHEDULE: 2-3-B-4-5-1 – HOOPCOMING!
NO EXCHANGE WITH XCP
BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Mrs. Deborah Kauffman, Jonathan Zazueta-Silvain ’19, Fernando De Los Rio Perez ’20, Tane Leon ‘22 and to all BRONCOS who celebrate a birthday today. Also, birthday wishes to Mrs. Mary Novak who celebrates on Monday! ♪Happy Birthday to you♫
SENIORS – LAST CHANCE TO BE MEASURED FOR CAP AND GOWN AND TO ORDER GRADUATION ANNOUNCEMENTS, ETC. ON CAMPUS IS TODAY @ BREAK, FRONT OF THE SAC (next to the Varsity shop).
DANCE INFORMATION – Varsity Basketball plays Hamilton at 7:00 p.m. tonight. Be in the stands at 6:45 pm, the student section has a lot planned. After the game head over to the Great Hall for Hoopcoming! The dance will last until 11:00 pm. Please make every effort to have a ride arranged at 11:00 p.m. Enter the dance through Poet’s Alley between Keating and Eller just like Homecoming. You will not be able to enter the plaza through the gym or under Freeman Arch. Tickets through Ms. Dennard until 1 p.m., the Varsity Shop or your favorite student council member. They are $10 presale and $20 at the door so make sure you buy them TODAY! Guest Passes are available for this event (Pass attached to your email). You will need to print out the form and bring it to the Dean’s Office before the end of the day TODAY. Please note: We only have 1500 tickets available for presale. Get them early this week and don’t pay $20 at the door. We WILL sell out of presale tickets.
Faces of Brophy – Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 – Lunch – Great Hall – Brophy Culture Project, in partnership with the C3 Club, is presenting a new installment of the “Faces of Brophy” series on January 22nd in the NW corner of HGH. Grant Hall ‘21, Kolbe Bayless ‘20, and William Casap ‘19 will be sharing their stories with the community. Join us in learning about each other, and in turn learning about who we are!
OFFICE OF FAITH AND JUSTICE
You can now follow the Office of Faith and Justice on Twitter! The new OFJ Student Leadership Team will offer updates, reflections, and much more every Wednesday. Follow us on @BrophyOFJ.
Advocacy Day – On Wednesday, January 23rd, the Advocacy Club will partner with Aliento to host an Advocacy Day at the State Capitol to advocate for legislation that would grant in-state tuition to undocumented students in Arizona. This is an important event for empowering student activism, and we need YOUR help. If you’d like to spend the day at the capitol meeting legislators and pushing forward Catholic Social Teaching, report to K10 Wednesday, January 16th, for a training meeting. You must attend the meeting if you would like to participate.
Monday, January 21, 2019 – NO SCHOOL– Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Brophy BSU/MLK Holiday March, 8:30 a.m.– 2:00 p.m., Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church
For more information, click http://azmlk.org/
CLASSES RESUME TUESDAY, JANUARY 22 – 1-5-B-2-3-L-6-7
Tryout for Tennis – Join the defending state champion Bronco tennis program! Tryouts for Varsity will be February 4-8, 3 p.m. every day at the Phoenix Tennis Center and JV will tryout from February 11-15, 3 p.m. every day also at the Phoenix Tennis Center. Note tennis is a no-cut sport and interested players may also opt out of trying out for JV or Varsity and just sign up to join the Developmental Team. Click Here to sign up and please email Coach Chalmers at EChalmers@brophyprep.org with questions. Sign up by February 1st.
Rescheduled! – Tennis Parent Meeting will now be happening on Tuesday, January 22nd from 6:00 – 7:00 PM in Brophy 105. All parents of returning and new players are encouraged to attend. For questions contact Coach Chalmers at EChalmers@Brophyprep.org.
TRACK AND FIELD – To sign up for the 2019 Brophy Track team, please complete the information on this link: TRACK SIGN UP Voluntary preseason conditioning has resumed. No experience necessary – T&F is a no-cut sport. Interested sprinters, jumpers, and hurdlers should contact head coach, Mr. Bill Kalkman, for more information, and distance runners should contact assistant coach, Mr. Oscar Borboa, for details. The groups will meet twice a week after school to prepare for the spring season. Official mandatory practices for all T&F student-athletes will begin Monday, Feb. 4.
VOLLEYBALL – If you’re interested in trying out for the Brophy Volleyball Program, (NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY) please complete this form and attend the meeting at BREAK in K14 on Wednesday, January 23rd. Tryouts begin the week of February 4th. Tryout information will be emailed out the week before.
OPEN GYM DATES: We’ll have a couple of courts set up – one for returning/experienced players and one for boys new to the game. You choose what court you want to be on January 24th, 3:00-4:30; January 29th, 3:00-4:30,
January 31st TBD
Lacrosse Varsity tryouts begin Tuesday, January 29. The JV season will begin with practice (no tryouts or cuts for JV) on the following Monday, February 4.
Friday, January 18, 2019
- BASKETBALL vs Hamilton (H) Hoopcoming – Freshmen 4 p.m./JV 5:30 p.m./Varsity 7 p.m.
- SOCCER @ Basha (A) JV 4 p.m./Varsity 6 p.m.
- WRESTLING – Doc Wright Invitational in Winslow, AZ
- HOOPCOMING DANCE, 8:30-11:00 p.m., HGH
Saturday, January 19, 2019
- WRESTLING – Doc Wright Invitational in Winslow, AZ
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 – Classes Resume
- SOCCER JVB vs Perry (H) 4 p.m.
FORECAST FOR THE PHOENIX METROPOLITAN AREA: January 14-18, 2019: OZONE Good (Mon-Fri); PM-2.5 (Smoke/Fine Particles); Lower Moderate (Mon, Thur & Fri); Good (Tue & Wed); PM-10 (Dust/Coarse Particles) Good (Mon-Fri)
Fri Partly Cloudy 67°43° Sat Sunny 67°43° Sun Mostly Sunny 67°43°
AMATEUR GOLF CLUB meets every Tuesday at lunch, at the simulators, second story of the Dutch.
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE CLUB (ASL) meets every Tuesday at lunch, K21, 12:15 and every Friday, 1:15.
ASIAN CULTURE CLUB meets Tuesdays in Mrs. Hibler’s room, P117.
BLACK STUDENT UNION (BSU) meets every Thursday @ lunch, Dutch #202
CENTRIST CLUB meets Tuesdays during lunch in Ms. Maynard’s room, B-207.
COMPETITIVE MEMBEAN CLUB meets every other Wednesday at lunch in B202. Come practice Membean, challenge peers, compete in contests.
CULTURE PROJECT meet Monday’s after school, Mrs. Hibler’s room P117
DEAD PHILOSOPHERS SOCIETY meetings are Thursday’s during Lunch. Our intentions are to know one another better and to come to a fuller understanding of what is. Please join us in Mr. Aston’s room, Piper 222. Our club website can be found here which has information about upcoming texts and topics of discussion.
F.A.M.E. CLUB (Finance, Accounting, Money Management, and Entrepreneurship), Tuesdays @ lunch, E210
FREE SPEECH CLUB meets in Mr. Orem’s room, E210
HERMANOS UNIDOS meets every Thursday @ lunch in Mr. Mendoza’s room K21. All are welcome.
JEWISH STUDENT UNION – The JSU meets every Monday at lunch in B103. Come learn about Israel, the Jewish faith, and culture. Kosher pizza served. Students of all faiths are welcome.
KINO TEENS – interested in immigration advocacy and reform. Support the Kino Border Initiative. Meetings Wednesdays at Break in K25. See Señor Leyba, Mrs. Hornbeck, or Mr. Herstam with any questions.
MATH CLUB: Do you love math? Are you a freshman in honors algebra 2, pre-calculus, calculus…? We are looking for new members. Please contact either Alex at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more. We are excited to get started.
MUSIC MINISTRY – Interested in joining Brophy’s Music Ministry crew to help curate and play music or sing during school Masses? Please contact Mr. Pidgeon via email (email@example.com) or stop by his room, B105, anytime. No tryout necessary; if you can sing or play, you’re in!
PEN (Peer Editing Network). PEN meets every other Wednesday, B202. At any time, students may submit writing to PEN online to get peer feedback in 24-48 hours.
ROBOTICS -Interested in joining Robotics Club? We just started a new season this semester and are entering our 6 week build season. Check out FIRST Robotics Challenge for this year’s competition. Feel free to email us with any questions! We meet down in the Innovation Commons Monday-Thursday after school, 3-5 p.m. All students are welcome!
ROCK CLIMBING AND CORPUS ANIMUS CLUBS – they will both meet Thursday at lunch in K1.
RUBIK’S CUBE CLUB meets Thursdays at lunch in P214. Find us at the Student Activities Expo on Thursday for more information! – We enjoy solving Rubik’s cubes and other twisty puzzles. Whether you’ve never solved a cube before or you’ve been solving for years, we are open to everybody. Sign up here
SCI-FI & FANTASY MOVIE CLUB meets every Tuesday at Lunch in E211
SPEECH AND DEBATE meetings are Tuesdays after school @ 3 p.m. in B105. New members are welcome!
STOCK MARKET CLUB meets every Wednesday in B103. We talk about stocks, the financial system, and our portfolios in the Stock Market Game. The competition runs from Oct 1-April 30, but you do not have to be part of the SMG to participate in the club. Everyone is welcome.
YOGA NIDRA: Meetings every Wednesday @ lunch, basement of Loyola for meditations that are equivalent to 4-6 hours of sleep. If you are down on your energy, give it a try!
YOUTH AND GOVERNMENT—please join us in D203 every Wednesday @ lunch, that is Dutch 203 for fun and great discussion. Making and discussing Mock Governmental Bills that solve the local challenges with Xavier and other Brophy students is a great time.
THE WRANGLER meets every Tuesday at lunch in B202. All students interested in humor, satire, and writing should attend. Read back issues here.
Brophy Roundup’s Instagram account: @brophyroundup. https://www.instagram.com/brophyroundup/
SENIORS CAP AND GOWN ORDERS AND RING DELIVERY DATES – There is no charge for the cap and gown; it is included in tuition. Seniors you can also order announcements, class rings and other items if you wish. (Juniors can also place orders for class rings.) A $75 deposit is required for these additional items (if not paid in full when ordered). For remaining dates, click here.