March, 2013

Cantamus Disneyland trip provides exciting experience

By Tiffanie Cappello Lee The bus ride to Disneyland  wasn’t exactly the safest. Throughout the six-hour trip, Dr. Wolfe managed to trip over the multiple people sleeping on the floor. This trip did have its purpose; [...]

SAT tests create opportunities in the future

By Claire Newfeld If you ask a typical high school student if he or she has taken an SAT Subject Test, chances are you’ll get a blank face and a “What’s that?” At Tempe Prep, students [...]

Speech and debate is challenging, but much more rewarding

By Rachel Neglia For speech and debaters, the next few weeks will prove to be a challenge. The state tournament is approaching quickly in the middle of next month, and an elevated level of stress is [...]

Freshman Latin class builds lego colony

 By Chris Moffitt “Mount your chariots! Prepare your cavalry! Assemble your legions!…ATTACK!!!” Recently, the freshman Latin class, taught by Mr. Bolt, colonized, built, and defended the city of Cilicia out of…yes, call it nerdy if you [...]

NHS donut sales a big hit at TPA

By Jeremy Cappello Lee By the time NHS members and newly minted inductees strolled down Villa Siena’s aisles last week, they had already exemplified the society’s pillars of scholarship and service in countless ways. In its [...]

The Athletic Field Day Experience

By Billie Nagy Oh, Athletic Field Day. A fun and competitive day filled with exciting games, team sportsmanship, and supportive captains, all in the hopes of bringing home the gold. Or, since we’re not Olympic athletes, [...]

FRC finishes building season and prepares for competition

By Francesca De Luca The Tempe Prep First Robotics club recently finished the official build season for competition a few weeks ago by bagging their bot. Although the robot that will compete in the March tournament [...]

Odyssey Goes to Regionals

By Andreanna Schultz After months of preparation, Odyssey of the Mind’s first tournament is quickly approaching. On March 9, TPA’s nine teams will compete at the Regionals. Months of work will be put to the test [...]

Sinfonia and Cantamus put on a show: “On Broadway”

By Felipe Espericueta Although known to other Arizona schools for its high-level academic programs and competitive sports teams, Tempe Prep also features an incredible number of talented musicians. At the high-school level, Tempe Preparatory Academy has [...]

Soccer Seasons Draw to a Close

By Caleb Peckham The men’s and women’s soccer teams finished their seasons last week, wrapping up several months of running and scoring in the coldest (and warmest) winter days in Arizona history. While neither team achieved [...]