Archive 2013-14

Although the preparation for “The Pirates of Penzance” is grueling, students expect a worthwhile play

By P.J. Carmody There you are, standing on the stage, as the piano plays the introduction to your song. You understand that messing this up could mean someone else gets the part as you begin to [...]

Spelling champion Emily Gregg offers advice to students

By Emily Gregg Azimuth. Netiquette. Occipital. Could you spell those words off the top of your head? How about stöllen, bourgeois, or chauvinism? Some might not know how to say these words and may even doubt [...]

Annie Ortiz studies abroad while Caleb Peckham takes Ivy League challenge

By Billie Nagy Have you ever wondered what it would be like to study abroad? Annie Ortiz, a Tempe Prep graduate, answers a few intriguing questions about what it’s like to study in Argentina. “I decided [...]

Five new teachers bring wealth of experience to TPA

Written by the De Equitibus Staff By Francesca De Luca This year we have four new teachers, plus one who started before the end of last school year. One is the French teacher, Madame Pardini. She [...]

Sword Club offers students a non-traditional sports option

By Sarah Buchert If you go out to the courtyard piazza on a Monday afternoon you will see students wielding swords, stabbing, blocking blows, and attacking. You’ll see student against student, teacher against student. “The spirit [...]

Teacher’s tips make learning Latin easier

By Sammy Nagy Nearly every student from seventh grade to 12th grade remembers, or is in the process of experiencing, the school’s mandatory Latin course. Lasting two full years, it leaves some intrigued while it leaves [...]

Teacher-parent team does groundbreaking research on gender bias in immigration system

By Rachel Neglia Among many issues in history, inequality has had huge effects on the United States, both socially and politically. In May of this year, Dr. Olivia Salcido, who currently teaches freshman and sophomore year [...]

Tempe Prep students experience rich German culture

By Rachel Neglia What is the best aspect of German culture? Some might say chocolate, some might say pretzels and Oktoberfest, and still others might say the willingness to bail out the entire Eurozone. For two [...]

Personality test can help chart path to your future

By Emily Gregg             During August, the 9th, 10th, and 11th graders took a personality test in Naviance called Do What You Are. Mrs. Moffitt was in charge of this assignment, and has taken the time [...]

Year-long senior thesis process doesn’t have to be scary

By Claire Newfeld Senior year at Tempe Prep is filled with many exciting activities: prom, senior trip, getting to lead Athletic Field Day, and of course, wearing red shirts on Fridays. But one thing most students dread [...]