MARCH MADNESS – SAC
BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Nick Dolasinski ’20, Tomas Murphy ’20, Nate Wise ’21 and to all BRONCOS who celebrate a birthday today. ♪Happy Birthday to you♫
Brophy students should not be at Xavier for Lunch. If you need to go to Xavier for tutoring during Lunch, please come to the Dean’s Office for a pass.
The Academic Resource Center (ARC) will be closed this week from Tuesday afternoon through Friday. The ARC will resume regular hours next week. Please plan accordingly with your teachers to make-up exams.
Dream To Educate – TODAY – LUNCH – B105 (Mr. Pidgeon’s room) – A bill that the advocacy club has been working on throughout the semester is in a critical stage and we need your help to challenge our political and education system to be more! Join the Advocacy Club in Mr. Pidgeon’s room during lunch on Thursday to find out how you can make your voice heard!
Best Buddies: Meeting TODAY @ lunch, B206 – The Director of Civitan will be speaking about different opportunities. Also don’t forget we are hosting Desert Heights this Friday, 1-2:30 in the gym – new members welcome! And register for the Friendship Walk Saturday, March 23rd: https://www.bestbuddiesfriendshipwalk.org/tempe/
In collaboration: Brophy College Preparatory, ASU Herberger School of Music & Arizona Music Enrichment Foundation proudly announce Jim Walker in Concert at The Nash with The Mike Kocour Trio and Select Students from the Brophy Jazz Band Friday, March 22, 2019, 7:30 p.m. Tickets available through THE NASH website. Professor of Flute at USC & Colburn School of Music, Mr. Walker’s resume includes former principal flutist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, first-call studio flutist, and fifty-plus years in education. Mr. Kocour has performed with the likes of Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Benny Golson, and the Chicago Symphony. He is Professor of Jazz Studies at Arizona State University. All proceeds will be donated to Project Sleep, a National organization that promotes advocacy, education, and research towards helping people with sleep disorders like Narcolepsy.
The F.A.M.E. Club (finance, accounting, money management, and entrepreneurship) Speaker – Tuesday, March 26 @ lunch, Mr. Brent Downs, the executive director of St. Joseph’s the Worker will be speaking in room E201 about his experience in helping rehabilitate homeless and incarcerated men and transitioning them into meaning jobs. If you are interested in faith, Justice, and non-profit work, you should really consider attending this meeting.
Attention National Honor Society Members – We will be having a lunch meeting next Tuesday, March 26th in the NE Corner of the Great Hall. Please come to learn about our new Tutoring Website and new members will learn about your requirements. Any questions, please email Mrs. Venberg.
3RD ANNUAL CULTURE WEEK – Week of March 25th-29th! Each day of the week there will be an activity in the Great Hall @ lunch that examines different aspects of culture. Join us for one or all of the activities to celebrate, explore, and deepen our cultural identities. Also, Brophy will host its 1ST EVER, Cultural Celebration Night to cap off Culture Week, Friday, March 29th, 6-9 pm with performances, food, games, and so much more! If you would like to get involved, please reach out to one of the members of the Brophy Culture Project. Finally, part of the cultural celebration night will be an opportunity for members of the community to share spoken word! If you are interested in reciting a poem, or your own creative work, please sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/2pfoFTqgt4aoaymx1
Attention all Xavier and Brophy students involved in any of the plays at Xavier, Brophy, or both, either on or backstage, and all Drama Club members: Inductions into the honor society of the International Thespian Society are coming up, as well as awards for Drama Club, points earned awards, and graduating Seniors Thespian awards. You will want to check your eligibility and points within the next two weeks. Please speak to any Drama Club officer or come see Ms. Robillard in the Drama Room on the Xavier campus. Being a Thespian means something not only to you but also to the colleges and universities you are intending to attend. All updates are due by Friday, March 29 to ensure you are awarded the honors you deserve.
Broncos, please see below for a leadership opportunity (sophomores and juniors) and a summer employment program (if 16 or over).
Valley Leadership Program
Valley Leadership has opened registration for its Valley Leadership Youth 2019 program. The program is for high school sophomores and juniors who are interested in expanding their leadership skills, learning more about philanthropy and making a difference in the community.
The program costs $150; scholarships are available. Program dates: Saturday, April 6 and April 27, 9 a.m.-noon; and Tuesday, May 7, 5-7 p.m. The program meets at CoHoots Midtown Classroom, 221 E. Indianola Ave., Phoenix 85012. Register here >
Summer Employment Opportunity
If you are age 16 or over, and interested in finding summer employment, click here for information on RISE (Reach and Invest in Summer Employment).
The 2019 Brophy Blood Drive will be held on Tuesday, March 26th in the Robson Gym lobby! The donation period lasts about 10 minutes with a 45-minute period which follows for you to drink juice and be greeted with other treats from the Mothers Guild! Your participation would be much appreciated! The Blood Drive sign-up form can be found Here. You will be moved to the front of the wait-list when you come over to expedite your donation.
Thanks for your help! -2019 Brophy Blood Drive Team
Graduation 2019 Information Available
Through the end of the school year, the latest Graduation 2019 information will be available at the top of each eNews page, and also via a link on the homepage of the website.
CAREER EXPLORATION NIGHT – On behalf of the Brophy Dad’s Club, Mothers Guild, and Brophy Counseling Department we would like to invite all students to join us for Brophy’s first Career Exploration Night. You will have the opportunity to speak with over 70 parents and alumni in a wide variety of careers. Tuesday, April 2nd, 6-8PM on Brophy’s Campus. Save the date on your calendar for this fantastic opportunity to learn about a wide variety of careers from parents and alumni working in the field. We will have people in media, architecture, government, aviation, real estate, military, marketing, surgeons, attorneys, dentists just to mention a few! Any questions please contact Ms. Erdely (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ms. Hylle (email@example.com)
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.
MARCH MADNESS – INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL AND LAST CHANCE TO FILL OUT A BRACKET! Our Annual Intramural Basketball Tournament starts soon. You can sign-up for that here! TODAY before the first game is the deadline to sign-up!
Brophy’s 13th Annual March Madness Bracket is here!
Every student and faculty member is welcome to submit one entry. There is no cost to play.
In order to win any of the Grand Prizes, you must have the highest total score from both the men’s and women’s brackets. You can’t win a Grand Prize unless you play both!
- $200 Amazon Gift Card + 1 Prom or 2 Homecoming Tickets
- $150 Amazon Gift Card + 1 Prom or 2 Homecoming Tickets
- $100 Amazon Gift Card + 1 Prom or 2 Homecoming Tickets
Men’s Bracket Winner (Excluding GP Winners) – $50 Amazon Gift Card
Women’s Bracket Winner (Excluding GP Winners) – $50 Amazon Gift Card
Brophy Crew heads to Perris Lake, CA On Friday, March 22nd to complete in a 2-day Regatta against teams as far away as Canada. We will have 53 rowers competing this weekend. Looking forward to bringing home some hard-fought medals. Wish Brophy Crew Good Luck.
Thursday, March 21
- BASEBALL @ LaJoya – F/JV (A) 3:45 p.m.; V (H) 6 p.m.
- LACROSSE JV vs Mesa (H) 6 p.m.
- TENNIS High School Tennis All-American Invitational, Newport Beach, CA (March 21-23)
Friday, March 22
- BASEBALL vs Desert Vista – F/JV (A) @ DV 3:45 p.m.; V (H) 3:45 p.m.
- CREW Empire Sprints Regatta, Perris Lake, CA (March 22-24)
Saturday, March 23
- TRACK AND FIELD @ Chandler HS Rotary Invitational, 9 a.m.
- LACROSSE Varsity vs Notre Dame Prep (H) 7 p.m.
Monday, March 25
- BASEBALL vs Maryvale – F/JV (H) 3:45 p.m./6 p.m.; Varsity (A) 3:45 p.m.
FORECAST FOR THE PHOENIX METROPOLITAN AREA: March 18-22, 2019: OZONE Good (Mon, Wed & Thur) Lower Moderate (Tue & Fri); PM-2.5 (Smoke/Fine Particles) Good (Mon-Fri); PM-10 (Dust/Coarse Particles) Good (Mon-Fri) Thu Partly Cloudy 71°52° Fri Mostly Sunny 73°55° Sat Partly Cloudy 75°53° Sun Sunny 76°55°
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 M-Thur 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/
Freshman Families, Sign Up to Attend Community of Concern – In spring 2019, Brophy will continue its partnership with the Community of Concern, a nationally-recognized program for the prevention of drug, alcohol and tobacco use by youths. Both opioid abuse and e-cigarette use will be addressed, as well. This mandatory event for all freshman students, with each student accompanied by one parent, is on the Brophy Activities Calendar for March 26, 27 and 28 from 6-8 p.m. in Harper Great Hall. Every freshman, accompanied by one parent, must attend one of these evening sessions to learn about Brophy’s Community of Concern. Sign up here.
SENIORS’ GRAD ORDERS AND RING DELIVERY DATES – Please visit www.esbalfour.com for graduation orders. Sophomore and Juniors can place orders for class rings. A $75 deposit is required for these additional items (if not paid in full when ordered). click here for delivery dates
Summer Enrichment Program Registration is Open https://campscui.active.com/orgs/BrophyCollegePreparatory0?season=2593702
Friday, May 31, 2019: Optional Open House: 9 AM – 1 PM for campus tours or visit Varsity Shop (clothing) – June 3-28 for boys and girls, grades 5-8 from any school. Questions, please email: email@example.com
Physical exams for the 2019-2020 school year. – Physical exams are required for all students returning to Brophy for the 2019-2020 school year. Physical exam packets must be completed in their entirety and returned to the Registrar’s Office no later than May 31, 2019. No extensions will be granted. The physical exam forms and instructions for the 2019-2020 school year are located here: English Instructions / Spanish Instructions
For questions regarding registration or physical exams packets, please contact Registrar, Shawna Khan at firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions regarding tuition for the 2019-2020 school year, please contact Ellen McCoy in the Brophy Business Office at email@example.com