Archive 2012-13

Swim team training hard to meet rivals and qualify for state

By Angelo De Luca One of the teams given less of a spotlight at our school is the Tempe Prep swim team. They don’t just go for a relaxing morning swim; they train rigorously as early [...]

TPA Students Qualify for the All-State Music Festival

By Chris Moffitt For all you music lovers out there, imagine music paradise. Imagine performing with the top high school musicians in Arizona in a beautiful concert hall while looking out through a lush green forest [...]

State speech champs Kapko, Garza prepare for nationals.

By Rachel Neglia With its eighth state win in a row, the speech and debate team has had something to celebrate this semester. Months of preparation paid off, and the team has the trophy to prove [...]

Seniors reflect on unparalleled Tempe Prep experience

by Felipe Espericueta Over the years, the current senior class has traversed our expansive halls, rallied in the locker rooms before big games, rehearsed under the lights of our eight hundred seat auditorium, worked out in [...]

Benefits of Tempe Prep sports are more than just physical

By Caleb Peckham The realization hit this month as I was preparing for the state track meet that this is my last article for De Equitibus. In addition to the editing and writing that I’ve completed [...]

Talented cast, expert direction, breath life into simple story.

By Jeremy Cappello Lee It baffles me why the Sound of Music stands as one of the most popular musicals in history. The plot – part Romeo and Juliet and part Disney Princess feel-good goop – [...]

Mr. Hallman leaves lasting legacy as he pursues new challenge

By Claire Newfeld Students, parents, and faculty have come to know Mr. Hallman as the man who wears suits every day and repeatedly reminds us to donate tax credit money. He sits in classrooms and sometimes [...]

‘Tron’ rules! TPA’s robotics team places well in St. Louis

By Caleb Peckham While only two time zones east of Arizona, the city of St. Louis seems many worlds away from TPA, as the members of the Tempe Prep Robotics team recently discovered. First of all, [...]

Board subcommittee searching for successor to Mr. Hallman

By Claire Newfeld Next school year, Tempe Prep families will still have to listen to those Tax Credit speeches, only from a different person. Mr. Hallman, headmaster of Tempe Prep since 2009, will be leaving the [...]

German exchange students sample Arizona culture

By Rachel Neglia Guten Tag! Last week, Tempe Prep welcomed a dozen new faces to its campus. These students from Regensburg, Germany, showed an avid interest in embracing American culture by participating in the Tempe-Regensburg Sister [...]