April, 2015

April Junior High Sports Roundup

By Cole Klassen It is time for – insert drumroll here – another Junior High sports roundup. These teams have been pouring a tireless effort into their respective sports and deserve to be recognized. Track and [...]

FIRST Robotics team triumphs at Regionals to earn trip to Nationals

By Sammy Nagy “While I knew this year’s robot was good, and knew that we definitely had a shot at winning, when the moment actually came I was left in disbelief,” said Bradley Spiker on Tempe Prep’s victory [...]

Odyssey of the Mind team heads to World Finals

By Cole Klassen Hello again, it’s your friendly neighborhood contact for the world of Odyssey of the Mind. As maybe a few of you know, TPA recently competed in State competition for OM. TPA took fifth [...]

Find the right path for you by asking the right questions

By Billie Nagy As I was reading through some professional articles a little while ago, trying to figure out what might make an interesting story, I stumbled upon this article from Huffpost Education entitled “The Three [...]

TPA 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 [...]

Seniors say dreaded thesis can actually be ‘kind of fun’

By Sarah Faulkner Senior Thesis is the TPA dreaded assignment. A fifteen to twenty page essay sounds horrifying and difficult. However, the key to success is simple and the process is surprisingly easier than it sounds. [...]

Washington, D.C. trip is truly a highlight of TPA senior year

By Claire Newfeld By far one of the most anticipated Tempe Prep experiences is the senior trip to Washington, D.C. This year, the trip took place from March 12-17 and was chaperoned by Mr. Sweet, Mrs. [...]

Kierstin Thigpen gallops to top horsemanship honors

By Chris Moffitt Everybody dreams of owning a horse — of riding into the sunset, or feeling the wind on your face as you gallop away. But for Freshman Kierstin Thigpen, this dream is her reality. [...]

Tempe Prep’s baseball team tasting sweet success as season progresses

By Chris Moffitt The prospects for Tempe Prep’s varsity baseball team are looking better and better as the season progresses! According to Junior Jacob Brown, The baseball team is “going on a five-game winning streak. We [...]

‘Carousel’ wows and moves full-house audiences

By Clara Moffitt Once again, TPA’s spring musical has been a great success! Carousel, as described by Claire Newfeld, “is about two young people who fall in love and it’s about their struggles to survive and [...]