September, 2012

Alumnus Paxton Attridge on Speech and Debate

By Billie Nagy This question-and-answer session was conducted with a former Speech and Debate participant, Paxton Attridge, who graduated last spring. De Equitibus: What is Speech and Debate? Paxton: Speech and Debate is a lot of [...]

Social Committee prepares for Homecoming activites

By Sonia Malek With many new clubs starting this year, TPA’s Social Committee has already caused a stir on campus. Talk of Spirit Week, Homecoming decorations, and music fill students’ conversations. Each day, flowers float from [...]

TPA Robotics ready to launch successful season

By Rachel Neglia With the recent landing of the Mars rover Curiosity, excitement for robotic technology is spreading. Tempe Prep’s Robotics Club has shown this type of enthusiasm from its very beginning last year, when a group [...]

Seniors recount fond experiences in Cantamus

By Katie Ramsey Vocal warm-ups, arduous rehearsals, the commotion that occurs when preparing for concerts — all of this is familiar for the 13 senior members of Cantamus. While the majority of these seniors have been [...]

Changing Schools: A student’s observations

By Mya Caldwell This is my first year at TPJA. So far it has been an awesome experience. My brother, who has been here for three years, kept telling me about the big differences between TPJA [...]

Senior Project will ensure Rachel Ewer is forever remembered

By Chris Moffitt and Francesca De Luca After months of mud, sweat, and tears, along with early mornings and late nights, TPA’s most recent graduates have completed their Senior Project. This task consisted of transforming the [...]

Sinfonia brings musicians together in growing orchestra

By Tiffanie Cappello Lee If you happen to arrive at school early on Mondays and Wednesdays, you may recognize the tunes of Haydn’s “Surprise Symphony” and Bizet’s “Carmen” flowing from the Zelman Center. These melodies are [...]

Lego Robotics kicks off on junior high campus

By Sammy Nagy Legos. Those plastic, colorful building blocks used by kids of all ages. With them, one can build a car, a plane, or even a famous building. But what about a robot that can [...]

L.T.S. to commence at TPJA

By Joshua Williams “Lunch Time Sports” (L.T.S.) is Mr. Lambros’s project to get kids moving during lunch through organized sports competitions. For this article I asked a few seventh graders from TPJA their opinion about this [...]

Knights swim team has high hopes

By Serena Abouchar Yes, your beloved school does in fact have a swim team. No, they do not want to be addressed as the “Aqua Knights.” As the first swim team TPA has seen with more [...]