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Prep News is a student-driven publication that highlights the most recent student achievements, campus events, alumni updates, and much more. From the latest school news to the most helpful academic tips, whether you are a student, alum, faculty member, or parent, Prep News is your go-to source for all of the exciting happenings here at the Prep.

Mission Complete (again) – Swimming repeats as State Champions

Posted February 26th, 2024

Hermits Swimming is your 2024 Non-Public State Champion!  With a stellar performance in a highly contested meet, the Hermits – led by first-year head coach, Nate Fondacaro ’15 – successfully defended their state crown.  The back-to-back state champions clinched...
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Swimming wins South sectional, eyes state title

Posted February 20th, 2024

It was a four-day holiday weekend for the Brotherhood but for Hermits Swimming and Wrestling, it was business as usual.  The Hermits Swimming team secured the Non-Public South sectional championship with a convincing 114-56 win over Christian Brothers Academy....
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Four Hermits win District 32 Wrestling titles, 9 total advance to Region Tournament

Posted February 20th, 2024

It was a championship weekend for Hermits Wrestling as the road to states began with the District 32 Tournament. Four Hermits captured District titles: Adrian Arbello (126), Anthony DePaul (138), Xavier Harvey (144) and Ed Vincent (215). Tristan McLeer...
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Prep Sophomore Musicians Selected for Penn Band Honor

Posted February 1st, 2024

A pair of musically gifted Hermits were recently selected to represent St. Augustine Prep at the 20th Annual Penn Band High School Honors Band Program. David ‘DJ’ Lewis ’27 (Saxophone) performed in the Band Extravaganza, and Jack Klotz ’27...
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2023 in Review: An Unforgettable Year at St. Augustine Prep

Posted December 31st, 2023

As 2023 draws to a close, we reflect on another year brimming with incredible achievements, memorable events, and athletic excellence. This time of year allows us to honor the milestones that members of our community have reached and to...
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Hermits Basketball Brings Christmas Cheer to Holy Name Students

Posted December 22nd, 2023

Submitted by Bro. David Graber, MSSCC On Thursday, December 21, two buses full of Hermits rolled out of the school parking lot laden with Christmas treasures donated by the generous families of St. Augustine Prep.    Most of the toys...
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Innovation and Experiential Learning Through Recycling: Classifying Substances with Purpose

Posted November 15th, 2023

Sophomores in Mrs. McHugh’s Honors Chemistry class are delving deeper into how matter is classified. This lesson not only taught the fundamental principles of substance classification but it also led to a fun and hands-on project – Mrs. McHugh’s...
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Hermits Defang the Eagles of Paul VI in the NJSIAA State Quarterfinals

Posted October 31st, 2023

By Eric Crain ’26 Photo by Nathan Schnell ’25 RICHLAND – The Hermits of St. Augustine Prep faced off against the Eagles of PVI on October 31, 2023, for the NJISAA State Quarterfinals! The Hermits were committed to defeating...
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Hermits Soccer Wins Second Consecutive CAL Championship

Posted October 23rd, 2023

By Ethan Montone ’26   Hermits Soccer played Mainland on October 23, 2023, for the Cape Atlantic League Finals! Determined to win back-to-back conference championships, the Hermits put on an amazing performance. They came out strong in the first half...
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Hermits Conquer Lenape With a 42-10 Win

Posted October 23rd, 2023

By Ethan Montone ’26  and Aidan Flanigan ’26 Photography by Frankie Brown ’27 On Friday night the Hermits took on the Lenape Indians at Lenape High School.  In the first quarter, Julian Turney ’25 started off strong for the...
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