K-10 (Quiet Room) CLOSED AFTER SCHOOL
BIRTHDAY WISHES go out to Aiden Angell ‘22 and to all BRONCOS who celebrate a birthday today. ♪Happy Birthday to you♫
CONGRATULATIONS VOLLEYBALL Big win for the Broncos over #6 Mesa – 25-22, 25-21, 9-25, 25-23. Andrew Werner paced the Broncos with 16 kills and 2 aces and Rohan hit .857 on the night. The Broncos continue Premier Region play visiting Hamilton on Thursday.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE BROPHY VARSITY TENNIS TEAM on winning their first round of the state tournament 5-0 against Trevor Browne. The #1 Broncos will host the State Quarterfinals at Phoenix Tennis Center next Wednesday, May 1st at 3:30 PM. See you there!
CONGRATULATIONS BROPHY TRACK AND FIELD for their 3rd place team finish at the NE Region meet last night. Anekin Hetman is region champion, 1 mile run in 4:20.0! Kenneth Roe is region champion, high jump, clearing 6’4″! All Results: https://www.athletic.net/TrackAndField/MeetResults.aspx?Meet=352173&show=all
Good luck to the track team at state next week.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALEX IZMAILOV who placed first in the Catholic Math League Advanced Math Division competing against 52 schools from across the country. Outstanding work!
CONGRATULATIONS THESPIANS – Please congratulate the new officers for the 2019-2020 Drama Club:
Co-presidents: Grace Dimond and Andy Wissink; Officer/Council Members: Jordan Baker, Jackson Bernreuter,
Dante Dallago, and Camille Kerber; International Thespian Society Representative: Ryan Breuer
TRANSITIONS MASS, 9:40 a.m., SFX Church, Friday, April 26 – 2-3-M-B-4-1
“Transitions Mass – We will celebrate Mass this Friday, praising God for the promise of Easter, the transition from death into life, and the many achievements and future opportunities for living out our mission as students, faculty, and staff here at Brophy.”
SENIOR SEND-OFF WEEK –Thursday – SENIOR VS FACULTY SOFTBALL GAME
Seniors, the faculty might have beat you in the court, but how well will they compete on the field? We need all students to come out to the BASEBALL FIELD during LUNCH to support the seniors in a senior vs. faculty softball game. Want to play? As long as you aren’t a varsity baseball player you can sign-up here!
Friday – SENIOR SUNSET – Celebrate the sunset of your high school career. It’s almost over! Friday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. we’ll have free pizza, a coffee food truck, and space to just enjoy your friends all on the Dutch Lawn.
BROPHY/XAVIER BANDS’ FINAL CONCERT OF THE YEAR this Friday evening, April 26th, 7:00 in the beautiful Xavier Virginia Piper Theater. Admission is FREE and young children are especially invited to the first half of the concert to enjoy “SNARL” by John Mackey and the famous 1946 children’s musical dramatic story, “Tubby the Tuba”.
Dr. Deanna Swoboda, ASU Professor of Tuba & Euphonium will be our guest artist as the narrator of “Tubby the Tuba” and Brophy’s own, Brian Molina Yslava will be the featured tuba soloist! Included in the concert will be a special musical tribute to the Brophy/Xavier Bands’ graduating seniors with USC composer Frank Ticheli’s setting of “Amazing Grace”. And, there will be so much more!
Arizona Science Center Hosts Teen Night at Create – The Arizona Science Center is hosting Teen Night at their makerspace, Create (located adjacent to the Science Center building) on Friday, April 26 from 6-10 p.m. The event is for ages 13-18 and is centered around robotics. Admission is free with food and drinks provided. See the attachment for more information.
PROM 2019 – A NIGHT IN NEW ORLEANS APRIL 27TH, 8-11 P.M., HGH
Pack your bags for The Big Easy, N’awlins, French Quarter – it’s time for Prom 2019! A Night in New Orleans will highlight all the fun quirks of America’s jazziest city: TWO live bands, themed food, masquerade masks, casino games, TWO dance floors, and a night to remember down by the bayou – it’s something you won’t want to miss. Laissez les bon temps rouler! Tickets for the event are $50 per person and will be available from Ms. Dennard in the Student Activity Center (cash or check) and from the Varsity Shop (credit card / Apple Pay). Tickets may only be purchased by Brophy and Xavier students in the 11th and 12th grades. We’ve also attached the guest pass which must be turned into the Dean’s office by the end of the school day on April 26th. Guests will need their own tickets for the event. More details below!
Prom Details – This dance is for Brophy and Xavier students in the 11th and 12th grade, though you can bring a 9th or 10th grade student as a guest. You must arrive by 8:30 p.m. and cannot leave before 10:30 p.m.
Dress Code for Prom
- Gentlemen must wear either a traditional style tuxedo or formal suit with a 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 the 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
- 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.
YEAR END CHOIR AND ORCHESTRA CONCERT We hope to see you there either night, May 2–3, 7p.m., Brophy Chapel. Come, enjoy and Dance the night away.
Attention all students! Every one of you need to submit a physical before May 31st. Brophy is offering a low-cost, comprehensive, efficient physical on Saturday, May 4th. Space is limited and you will need to sign up for an appointment. See details and schedule your appointment at this link:
ELECTRONIC RECYCLING AT BROPHY WILL TAKE PLACE MAY 6-16
ACADEMIC RESOURCE CENTER
NHS TUTORS AVAILABLE ON BROPHY’S TUTORING WEBSITE – Are you struggling with a specific class? Could you use some tutoring? Brophy’s National Honor Society students are available to assist. Please go to Brophy’s new Tutoring Website at tutoring.brophyprep.org to set up an account and request a tutor. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Venberg. Happy Studying!
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.
BROPHY’S OFFICE OF EQUITY AND INCLUSION
follow Brophy Office of Equity and Inclusion on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and the Brophy Black Family Alliance
BROPHY COMMON GROUND BOOK CLUB: The final Brophy OEI Common Ground Book Club meeting of the year is approaching. Our reading is White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, by Robin Diangelo with a Foreword by Michael Eric Dyson. We hope that you can attend our next meeting:
Date: Thursday, May 9th, 2019 Time: 5-6 p.m. Location: LaCona Room, Romley Hall, BCP
BROPHY BLACK FAMILY ALLIANCE: Please join us for the next and last Brophy Black Family Alliance meeting of the academic year: Date: Thursday, May 9th, 2019 Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Location: SAC, BCP Special guests will include, Dr. Larry Johnson, President of Phoenix College, Dr. Carl Schwartz, who will share the photographic art of his late father, Joe Schwartz.
CARDBOARD CANOE RACING – The Titanic, the Edmund Fitzgerald and the Minnow. What do these boats have in common? They were all ships that failed at sea. Will this year’s Engineering Class Cardboard Canoes see the same fate? See for yourself. Watch four boats compete in the annual Cardboard Canoe Regatta Friday after school at the Pool.
RUGBY PLAYERS, PLEASE SEE MR. MIDDLEMIST TO PICK UP THE TEAM PHOTOS YOU ORDERED.
Last intramural of the year, Olympic Handball, is coming up! Please sign up on this Google Form. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to Coach Antonioli (email@example.com) or Matthew Tanner (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Preview YouTube video Men’s Handball Sweden v Iceland – Group A | London 2012 Olympics
HOCKEY SPRING DEVELOPMENT CAMP – Mon, May 6th, 4:10-5:10 p.m., Arcadia Ice; Wed. May 8th, 4:10-5:10 p.m., Arcadia Ice and Thurs. May 9th, 4:10-5:10 p.m., Arcadia Ice
Please come and join us for some Brophy Hockey Fun. This is for all returning and new players.
Thursday, April 25
- SENIOR VS FACULTY SOFTBALL GAME – Baseball field @ LUNCH – details in Daily Bulletin
- TENNIS State Tournament 1st round, 3:30 p.m., Phoenix Tennis Center
- VOLLEYBALL @ Hamilton (A) JVB 3:30 p.m.; JV 4:30 p.m.; Varsity 5:30 p.m.
Friday, April 26
- TENNIS Division 1 Singles/Doubles Round 1, 9 a.m., Gene Autry Sports Complex
- TENNIS Division 1 Singles/Doubles Round 2, Noon, Gene Autry Sports Complex
- LACROSSE Quarterfinals, 7 p.m. (H) BSC – TBD
- CARDBOARD CANOE RACING (Engineering class), after school (approximately 1:15-1:30), Brophy Aquatic Center – All are welcomed to come witness the victory or more likely the agony of defeat.
Saturday, April 27
- TENNIS Division 1 Singles/Doubles Quarterfinals, 1 p.m., Paseo Racquet Center
- TENNIS Division 1 Singles/Doubles Semifinals, 4:30 p.m., Gene Autry Sports Complex
- Monday, April 29
- VOLLEYBALL vs Basha (H) JV 4:30 p.m.; Varsity 5:30m. – SENIOR NIGHT
- TENNIS – Division 1 Singles/Doubles Finals – TBD
FORECAST FOR THE PHOENIX METROPOLITAN AREA: April 22-26, 2019: OZONE Middle Moderate (Mon-Fri)
PM-2.5 (Smoke/Fine Particles) Good (Mon-Fri); PM-10 (Dust/Coarse Particles) Good (Mon) Lower Moderate (Tue-Fri) –Thu Sunny 99°71°; Fri Sunny 100°70°; Sat Sunny 98°68° Sun Mostly Sunny 95°66°
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
BLAM (Brophy Literary & Arts Magazine). BLAM meets every Monday at lunch in B202. Students can submit art and creative writing through the BLAM Submission Form at any time. Read back issues here.
BROPHY RELIEF – Every other Monday @ lunch, The Red Room – top floor of Romley Hall. Email or stop by these offices in Romley any time! email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
MEDITATION CLUB: Stressing over AP and final exams? Need a way to unwind and keep a cool head? Or perhaps you want to improve your memory retention? How about you try meditation? Come on down to the Yoga Room in Loyola’s basement on Wednesday at break to learn a valuable skill that will expand your horizons and your intellectual capacity!
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 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.
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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.
Summer Enrichment Program Registration is Open https://campscui.active.com/orgs/BrophyCollegePreparatory0?season=2593702
Friday, May 31: 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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. 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 email@example.com
For questions regarding tuition for the 2019-2020 school year, please contact Ellen McCoy in the Brophy Business Office at firstname.lastname@example.org