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4 Things to Ask Before Sending Your Son to High School

Posted July 28th, 2021

When parents of middle schoolers begin shopping for a high school for their son, they usually have in mind a checklist of things to ask before sending their son to high school. One quality that almost every parent looks...
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Moving On: Next Steps for Graduates Mark Faverzani ’21 and Cameron Compare ’21

Posted July 21st, 2021

Moving On To College: The Next Steps for Mark Faverzani ’21 and Cameron Compare ’21 It’s never easy to transition from one school to another. When St. Augustine seniors Mark Faverzani and Cameron Compare look back on themselves as...
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4 Ways Boys Learn Differently — And How to Create an Optimal Learning Environment for Them

Posted July 14th, 2021

Throughout your son’s childhood, did you hear others say things like, “he’s all boy?” Sometimes this feels like stereotyping, but if well-meaning friends or family made similar statements while observing your child, neuroscience tells us there’s a reason. Boys...
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7 Tips for a Smooth Transition to High School

Posted June 30th, 2021

The transition to high school is one that makes everyone a little leery. Parents and teens alike recognize the significance of these four years. Whether it is taking on more challenging academics, widening social circles, or preparing for college,...
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St. Augustine Prep Summer Programs for 2021

Posted June 15th, 2021

We all remember how much summer adventures meant when we were growing up! We have done all the research and compiled a list of this year’s fun athletic and academic possibilities at St. Augustine this summer. There is still...
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Taking STEM and Humanities to New Heights

Posted March 4th, 2021

              Nancy McHugh P’08 ’11 ’15 and Caroline Chapman P’15 ‘ 18 have been appointed as STEM Division Head and Humanities Division Head respectively. Both will continue to teach within their own departments,...
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Faculty Spotlight: Mr. Anthony Iaconelli P’10

Posted December 16th, 2020

Every teacher brings passion to the classroom at St. Augustine Prep but as is the case at every school, there is always a legendary few that make the experience a special one.  Mr. Tony Iaconelli P’10 is one of...
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Senior Seminar: PREParation for Life after Richland

Posted November 3rd, 2020

The following article was written by John Kolesar ’21.  Jack, as he is known to his Hermit Brothers, is a four-year rugby player who has career aspirations in the world of media & marketing.  Like many of his classmates,...
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Course in Constitutional Law Excites Students

Posted October 29th, 2020

  Offered as an elective, Constitutional Law is one of many courses in the wide ranging curriculum here at St. Augustine Prep.  Constitutional Law deals with both the interpretation and implementation of the United States Constitution. Given that the...
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Freshman Foundations: The Building Blocks of Success

Posted October 27th, 2020

A young man’s high school years serve as the most transformative phase of his life.  Freshmen arrive at St. Augustine eager to face this challenge of passing through adolescence to adulthood, preparing themselves for the post-high school world of...
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