Class of 2026 - Opening Days of School
Class of 2026 – Opening Days of School
Dates to Remember
Wednesday, August 24 | 6:00 pm-8:00 pm – Parent Partnership Program for the Class of 2026 and New Students
Tuesday, August 30 | 2:00 pm-8:00 pm – Orientation for the Class of 2026
Tuesday, September 6 | First Day of School & Picture Day (Picture Order Forms will be shared at a later date) – all students to be in their winter uniform (see Dress Code information below)
Wednesday, September 7 | The Rose M. Davis H’17 Brotherhood Ceremony
- This annual tradition officially welcomes the Class of 2026 to the Hermit Brotherhood. Freshmen should again be in their winter uniforms. Additional details regarding attendance, parking, etc. will be sent next week.
Friday, September 23 | HermitFest
- All freshmen are strongly encouraged to attend this FUN-FILLED event – students will also be granted a dress-down day. Students will be able to purchase admission in advance of the event which includes a special HermitFest t-shirt, food, music, games, and activities from 2:30 to 5:30 pm and concludes with admission to the home football game vs. Williamstown HS at 6 pm. This is a signature event designed to bring together the entire Prep community as parents, guardians, and families are also encouraged to attend. This will be the first experience for the Class of 2026 to officially join the Richland Rowdies!
Date: Tuesday, August 30 • 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Full Orientation Details will be shared in Mid-August!
Additional Info & FAQ's
Bus Passes will be available during Orientation Day. Our Transportation Director, Mrs. Marianne Carr (firstname.lastname@example.org), will be stationed inside the Forum Lobby to distribute bus passes and answer any transportation questions.
Student Blazer Patches
Many families have already received a Blazer Patch for the upcoming school year. Families who have yet to receive one will receive a complimentary patch at their Parent Partnership Program. Reminder: Students will need their blazers for Brotherhood Ceremony and Picture Day.
You can manage your son’s lunch account on payschoolscentral.com – a program that allows you to track your son’s lunch account and make online deposits towards it. Cash will be accepted for the early portion of the school year. If you have any questions relating to the Consalo Dining Hall or Pay Schools Central Program, student lunch accounts, or food allergens, please contact:
Bookmark https://hermits.com/dining-services/ to view the weekly Consalo Dining Hall menu!
The most up-to-date Prep Shop Hours and Information may be found HERE.
ChromeBook Purchasing & Pickup Information
This year, St. Augustine Prep Chromebooks (required for new students in the class of 2026) may be purchased online at the link below. After purchasing online, families may pick up Chromebooks at the Office of Information Technology in the Buondonno Forum. Once entering the Forum, make a left after the main office, walk down the College Guidance Hallway and make a left immediately before the double doors leading to Alumni Hallway. Information Technology is immediately on the right.
Monday – Thursday | 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Pickup will also be available during Freshman Orientation (Tuesday, August 30, 2022)
*Returning members of the class of 2026 who attended eighth grade do not need to purchase a Chromebook.
Chromebook Information Page