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Freshman Experience

In Freshman Experience, our students use their voices to help younger members of the Brotherhood make the transition from junior high to high school through first person narratives on everything from studying to sports to clubs.

Alec Manzer: My First Day at the Prep

Posted October 25th, 2016

The morning of my first day was complete chaos. I lost my uniform, almost missed my ride to school, and it just didn’t seem like the day was going to go my way. The drive felt like forever, and...
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Joe Colon: Anticipating My First Year at the Prep

Posted October 25th, 2016

I’ve been anticipating my first year at the Prep for longer than six months. However, the first week was very different than I expected. I was nervous and thought it would be a terrifying experience. I was afraid of...
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Freshmen Were Asked: Which Class Have You Found Most Surprising?

Posted March 2nd, 2016

Luke Schooley When I first arrived at the Prep, I thought my most challenging class would be Latin or Catholic Faith, because I had never taken courses like them at my middle school; however, they surprised me by being...
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Freshmen Were Asked: How Has Being at St. Augustine Changed You?

Posted March 2nd, 2016

Mason Anderson Deciding to come to St. Augustine Prep was the best decision I have made in my entire life. This school offers so much.  From sports, to academics, to great people, the Prep is a dream school. Becoming...
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Gaurav Dravida: My Top Considerations for Choosing the Prep

Posted January 5th, 2016

St. Augustine Prep is a school for success. Some people come here for sports, but at the end of the day, this school is about education. The top thing that a perspective student must understand is the level of...
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Jack Carroll: Fitness, Getting Work Done and Events

Posted January 5th, 2016

The Prep is filled with amazing things. The school is an all-around great place filled with excitement and learning. One of my favorite things is Lifetime Fitness Class. I am building my body and growing stronger. This is one...
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Nick Vicente: Open Period, Teachers and Brotherhood

Posted January 5th, 2016

St. Augustine Prep is an awesome school. There are so many great things about this school, and one is the open period every Tuesday and Thursday. These open periods are an hour long break where you can do whatever...
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Christopher Haddad: Looking Back on the First Semester

Posted January 5th, 2016

As a freshman at Saint Augustine Preparatory School, I have gained many new life skills and discovered the true meaning of Brotherhood. At the same time, I have familiarized myself with the school and my fellow brothers throughout the...
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Justin Tana: Time Flies

Posted January 5th, 2016

Four months. Four months is how long I have been at St. Augustine Preparatory School; however, it feels like four days. I cannot believe that it is already exam time. I can clearly remember the day when I wrote...
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Joseph LaScala: Holiday Spirit

Posted January 5th, 2016

Christmas at the Prep, as you can imagine, is a pretty special thing. The Prep always goes all out and as this is a Catholic school, Christmas is no exception. First of all, the school starts early. I’m not...
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