St. Augustine Blogs

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.

Overcoming Doubts-Jake Smith, Class of 2018

Posted May 10th, 2015

My freshman year at St. Augustine was a blast. From the thrilling atmosphere at the football and basketball games, to the Brotherhood days filled with fun sports and activities, I have enjoyed every moment I have spent at the...
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Friendships That Last Forever-Sean Becker, Class of 2018

Posted May 9th, 2015

“We do not remember the days, we remember the moments.”-Cesare Pavese It is said that all good things must come to an end. This is true, in the sense that what we enjoyed from this year will be over...
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Challenges of Freshmen Year-Devon Osgood, Class of 2018

Posted May 8th, 2015

My freshman year has been one of the best years of my life. Getting to start over and experience something new was an awesome experience, and it really opened my eyes. There was a good deal of work, but...
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The Basement is Where It’s At-Joe Rice, Class of 2018

Posted March 26th, 2015

Out of every classroom and sprawling acre at the Prep, I like the basement the most. There is a raw atmosphere in the belly of the Forum, and because of this, Lifetime Fitness is my favorite 50 minutes of...
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Cross Country Practice Feels Like Home-Justin Wright, Class of 2018

Posted March 25th, 2015

There are many times of the day at Prep that I thoroughly enjoy. From the deliciousness of D-period lunch, to getting big during Lifetime Fitness, there are times where I can’t get enough of The Prep. But there is...
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My Favorite Part of the Day-Liam Jarrett, Class of 2018

Posted March 24th, 2015

My favorite part of the day is the beginning of the day. The time of day when we just get off of the bus is so important because how social, productive, and delicious that time can be. The beginning...
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Ease into a New Semester by Playing Sports-Alex Rice, Class of 2018

Posted February 15th, 2015

Many times, the first semester at a new school can seem very turbulent and confusing. Add to this the fact that you might not know many people, and boom, you have a rather anxious student. I can tell you...
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It’s the People Here Who Make the Biggest Difference-Shawn Carlin, Class of 2018

Posted February 14th, 2015

Today I sit, writing on my father’s laptop, on the cusp of my second semester at St. Augustine Prep. I look back on last semester, to my first day, and how nervous I was, and I think, I was...
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Friendships-Colin Bailey, Class of 2018

Posted February 13th, 2015

A wise man once said, “Our friends are those who bring out the best in us.” One of my biggest fears when I first came to the Prep was how I would fit in and make friends. Being the...
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Hermit Fest – Angelo Gurcsik, Class of 2018

Posted January 26th, 2015

At Hermit Fest there were plenty of fun and exciting activities we could participate in. I found myself going from one activity to another before the football game even started. Not only did the school offer things to do...
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