Joshua DeSousa, SY, during his blood donation on April 2, 2014

N.H.S. Sponsors Third Annual Blood Drive

St. Benedict’s student blood donors make a special contribution to the New Jersey’s blood supply. Why? Because it’s an all boys school. No, boys don’t have better blood than girls, but they certainly offer one advantage. According to Donald Poznick M.D. of the N.J. Blood Center, “It is easier to get only red blood cells [with boys]…since boys are heavier […]

Dominant Performance

Dominant Performance

  Last week, an upset loss to Frank Hill in the last 15 seconds put the dominant Casimir Findley in the loser’s bracket. Now in a do or die situation, the two teams faced off against on March 28. Timothy Dwyer lacked star defensive player Emmanuel Okoye and it showed as the final score of 6-2 left Casimir Finley regaining […]

Slow to the Finish: Joe Kasberger and Frank Hill Face off in Finals

Slow to the Finish: Joe Kasberger and Frank Hill Face off in Finals

With tension through the roof as the top two undefeated teams faced off today, momentum swung in Joe Kasberger’s direction before the game even started.  Joe K had a huge turnout of students prepared to play and give moral support. Although Frank Hill had just enough players  to compete, they were quick  to get a lead of 2-0. Joe K […]

The Laymen Who Changed St. Benedict’s Prep

The Laymen Who Changed St. Benedict’s Prep

On the morning of his father’s funeral, Michael Waldron ‘67 fought to hold back his pungent tears. As the dim light streamed through the stained glass windows of the Our Lady of the Valley Church in Orange, NJ, he felt more alone than ever.  Suddenly, shuffled movement in the back of the room caught his attention. He turned towards the […]

A Long Time Coming:                                 Student Find his Motivation Through Sports

A Long Time Coming: Student Find his Motivation Through Sports

After years of various struggles, sophomore runner Benjamin Guerin, an Irvington native, is on his way to prominence. In 2009, Benjamin was a skinny eighth grader looking for an sport to participate in. He tried water polo, but it just didn’t work out for him.Then, he saw his friends practicing with the cross country team and suddenly wanted to join. […]


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Joshua DeSousa, SY, during his blood donation on April 2, 2014

N.H.S. Sponsors Third Annual Blood Drive

St. Benedict’s student blood donors make a special contribution to the New Jersey’s blood supply. Why? Because it’s an all boys school. No, boys don’t have better blood than girls, but they certainly offer one advantage. According to Donald Poznick M.D. of the N.J. Blood Center, “It is easier to get only red blood cells [with boys]…since boys are heavier […]

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Effort Grades Need Consequences

Effort Grades Need Consequences

The effort grade system evaluates how hard a student is working. For example a student who earns a B+ in a class, but sleeps through it could receive an effort grade of unsatisfactory. Conversely a student who earns a C- can have a great effort grade because he is looking for help, asking questions and participating in class. The effort […]

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Sports

Dominant Performance

Dominant Performance

  Last week, an upset loss to Frank Hill in the last 15 seconds put the dominant Casimir Findley in the loser’s bracket. Now in a do or die situation, the two teams faced off against on March 28. Timothy Dwyer lacked star defensive player Emmanuel Okoye and it showed as the final score of 6-2 left Casimir Finley regaining […]

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VIDEO: Benedict’s Rising: A Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Re-opening

VIDEO: Benedict’s Rising: A Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Re-opening

Video news report of the culminating event of a school-year-long Interdisciplinary Project celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Re-opening of St. Benedict’s Prep.

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VIDEO: Benedict’s Rising: A Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Re-opening

VIDEO: Benedict’s Rising: A Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Re-opening

Video news report of the culminating event of a school-year-long Interdisciplinary Project celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Re-opening of St. Benedict’s Prep.

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N.H.S. Sponsors Third Annual Blood Drive

Joshua DeSousa, SY, during his blood donation on April 2, 2014

St. Benedict’s student blood donors make a special contribution to the New Jersey’s blood supply. Why? Because it’s an all boys school. No, boys don’t have better blood than girls, but they certainly offer one advantage. According to Donald Poznick M.D. of the N.J. Blood Center, “It is easier to get only red blood cells [with boys]…since boys are heavier […]

read more

Dominant Performance

Dominant Performance

  Last week, an upset loss to Frank Hill in the last 15 seconds put the dominant Casimir Findley in the loser’s bracket. Now in a do or die situation, the two teams faced off against on March 28. Timothy Dwyer lacked star defensive player Emmanuel Okoye and it showed as the final score of 6-2 left Casimir Finley regaining […]

read more

Slow to the Finish: Joe Kasberger and Frank Hill Face off in Finals

Slow to the Finish: Joe Kasberger and Frank Hill Face off in Finals

With tension through the roof as the top two undefeated teams faced off today, momentum swung in Joe Kasberger’s direction before the game even started.  Joe K had a huge turnout of students prepared to play and give moral support. Although Frank Hill had just enough players  to compete, they were quick  to get a lead of 2-0. Joe K […]

read more

The Laymen Who Changed St. Benedict’s Prep

The Laymen Who Changed St. Benedict’s Prep

On the morning of his father’s funeral, Michael Waldron ‘67 fought to hold back his pungent tears. As the dim light streamed through the stained glass windows of the Our Lady of the Valley Church in Orange, NJ, he felt more alone than ever.  Suddenly, shuffled movement in the back of the room caught his attention. He turned towards the […]

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