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The Tolle Lege Blog

“Tolle Lege” or “Take up and read.” were the words heard by Augustine from a mysterious voice during his transformational conversion to Christianity.  The school’s patron saint was implored by that voice to read the first passage he came across in the Bible.

In this spirit, the Prep’s Tolle Lege Blog shares insight into how boys learn during their transformational educational experience at St. Augustine Prep.

7 Tips for a Smooth Transition to a New School

Posted September 8th, 2022

The transition to a new school is one that makes everyone a little leery. Parents and teens alike recognize the significance of these four years (five if you’re lucky enough to be an 8th-grade Hermit!). Whether it’s taking on...
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St. Augustine Prep Summer Programs for 2022

Posted June 27th, 2022

We all remember how much summer adventures meant when we were growing up. St. Augustine Prep has done all the research and compiled a list of this year’s fun athletic and academic possibilities being held on-campus this summer. There...
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Connected < Belonging

Posted June 16th, 2022

ST. AUGUSTINE PREP KNOWS THE DIFFERENCE & IT’S RESULTING IN BETTER MEN. Mr. Brendan Towell | Associate Director of Admissions Last year I bought a new iPhone, and I distinctly remember the store attendant smiling when she saw my...
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St. Augustine Prep – An Augustnian Adventure Where Men Find Their Mission

Posted October 21st, 2021

By Brendan Towell – As a young boy, I didn’t mind reading books but what I loved most were “coming of age” movies. I would watch and then re-watch films that were my favorites like The Karate Kid, the...
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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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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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