November, 2015

TPA Senior Cappello-Lee working to find cure for cancer

By Clara Moffitt Senior, Tiffanie Cappello-Lee had the amazing opportunity to be accepted to intern at the Pancreatic Cancer Research Lab at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (or TGen for short) in downtown Phoenix. TGen is [...]

Senior Jasmine Antony is QuestBridge Finalist

By Rachel Dinh Remember Senior Victor Dinh, who received a full-ride scholarship from QuestBridge? Well, this year’s aspiring senior Jasmine Antony is well on her way to reaching the same goal. She recalls how she was [...]

Popular Academic Field Day spreads to neighboring schools

By Sarah Buchert Academic Field Day happens every year, but have you ever wondered how it happens? In an interview with Coach Lambrose, the secret of Academic Field Day is revealed: “Two things happen when we [...]

Winter Sports are Heating Up

By Cole Klassen Winter is finally upon us and gratefully, temperatures have fallen below 90 degrees and all is nice and breezy. However, this sudden temperature change has only served to drive junior high athletes. Soccer [...]

Junior High Football’s Incredible Season

By Hayden Sampson The TPA Knights Junior High football team had a great season. They went undefeated in the regular season and had amazing playoff games. Not only did they earn the best record the Junior [...]

Football Team Finishes Memorable Season

By Carter Sampson Our varsity football team’s tremendous 2015-16 season was brought to a close on Nov.  14 in a nail biting quarterfinal game against the Round Valley Elks. This year the Knights confirmed their position [...]


By Vivien Champ My passion is gymnastics. It is a passion you have to want to move on, or want to succeed at even if you feel like giving up. Gymnastics is my passion because it [...]

Speech & Debate season off to a great start!

By Lindsay Newfeld ‘Tis the season of all-nighters, extra shots of espresso, and snazzy pant suits — at least for the members of Tempe Prep’s speech and debate team. Debate season has started and while Tempe [...]

Aspiring Chef Peter McQuaid Making Headlines

By Billie Nagy Since De Equitibus last spoke with him, TPA senior and superstar chef Peter McQuaid has been up to a great deal of exciting new things. Back in March, the bright-eyed opportunity-seeking chef began [...]

Younger volleyball players perfect skills, prepare team for promising 2016 season

As soon as the multitude of peppermint lattes and gingerbread frappuccinos fill coffee shops everywhere, fall sports all come to an end. As winter approaches and the holiday season begins, Tempe Prep’s varsity volleyball team shows [...]