March, 2015

Dedicated TPA women make it to first round of basketball playoffs

By Emma Moriarty “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” –Booker T. Washington After winning 11 games throughout [...]

Track and field team doing well as season heats up

By Emma Moriarty “I used to have a fear of hurdles,” freshman runner Patrick Pagnozzi admits, “but I got over it.” As the track season runs up on us again, new freshmen do the same. Six [...]

Golfers hone mental and physical skills on the course

By Emma Moriarty “Golf is a lot like taxes; you drive hard to get to the green and end up in the hole,” freshman Solange Steadman observes while being overjoyed at the prospect of a new [...]

Baseball players have high hopes for strong season

By Chris Moffitt Grab your gloves and caps because the recent start of spring sports means that the TPA Varsity Baseball team is once again taking the field! This year’s team is ready to go far. [...]

Regional Music Festival described as ‘exquisite’ experience

By Chris Moffitt This month, TPA’s musical all-star team spent a weekend making incredible music with the top musicians from schools around the region. Competing against big schools such as McClintock and Dobson, TPA had six [...]

TPA’s Peter McQuaid Making Mark in Culinary World

By Chris Moffitt, Have you ever imagined yourself starring on an episode of “Top Chefs” or  masterfully creating a delectable ratatouille? Or maybe you’ve simply microwaved a burrito and called it a day. Regardless, the incredible [...]

Poetry Corner

Ode to a Lost Friend By Cole Klassen My friend, my friend, why hath, why hath you left? You have gone as bright and bold falls’ leaves all go. My friend, my friend, who stole away. [...]

Odyssey of the Mind Prepares for Regional Compettion

Editor’s note: Tempe Prep’s junior high Odyssey of the Mind team took 6th place out of 13 on March 14. The high school team took 2nd place in structure and 3rd in classics and will be competing [...]

Junior High Spring Sports are in Full Swing

By Cole Klassen Spring is sprung, everything is growing, allergies are acting up, and the famous AZ heat is coming back. Noble junior high athletes are taking to the field. Here are some of them. Boys [...]

Robotics Team Works Hard to Prepare for Reigonals

By Sammy Nagy With the TPA 2015 competition robot finally completed, it may seem as if the robotics team has completed their challenge, and need only coast into the 2015 Arizona FRC Regional tournament. However, this idea [...]