February, 2015

Dr. Baum: Several important changes are being considered for Tempe Prep

By Claire Newfeld Students and parents can expect many changes to Tempe Prep for the 2015-16 academic year. Some changes are definite, while others are still waiting to be voted on by the board. One of [...]

Students, teachers identify favorite figures

By Nina and Waley Lin With Valentine’s Day coming up, we asked TPA students to tell us their favorite historical figure, author or literary character, and why. James Atkinson, 6A: Lloyd Alexander is who I would [...]

Junior high sports teams perform well during winter season

By Cole Klassen Now, one might think, why would one play sports in winter” It’s cold, dark – and cold. Hats off to these teams that not only played, but did exceptionally well. Cross country: Oh [...]

Lady Knights hone skills after losing key players from last year

By Emma Moriarty As February begins, Tempe Prep’s Women’s Varsity Basketball season comes to a close. Throughout their whole season, the team showed improvement even with the loss of a few players after the first semester. [...]

Men’s varsity basketball team has strong season

By Emma Moriarty As a famous basketball player once said, “You just have to keep your head in the game…. Just get your head in the game.” The Tempe Prep Men’s Varsity Basketball team must have [...]

Women’s soccer team makes huge strides this season

By Sarah Buchert As the winter weather comes to a close, so too has the woman’s soccer season. This year the team has done better; teams that they had lost to in previous years, they pulled [...]

Men’s soccer team just short of playoffs despite strong season

By Chris Moffitt Right now, about 25 young Tempe Prep Knights are trying to once again come to grips with normal life — a life without soccer. The TPA Men’s Soccer team has just finished a [...]

TPA Alumni Series: Jessica Moffitt finds adventure, fulfillment in Ukraine

By Clara Moffitt             Picture this: You walk through the swirling snow in many layers of clothes, trying to stay warm and not to fall on your face in the slippery ice. All around you, kids [...]

TPA Alumni Series: Amy Rust working hard toward career as physician’s assistant

By Billie Nagy If you think TPA is hard, try med school. As our endeavors continue into the interesting things our graduates are accomplishing, we find ourselves at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, where prior Tempe Prep alum and [...]

TPA Alumni Series: Forest Redlin achieving in academics and athletics

By Yegor Zenkov Forest Redlin graduated cum laude from TPA in 2013 and has since gone on to Macalester College in Saint Paul Minn. There, in addition to his academic achievements, he is a two-sport athlete [...]