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Gray Bees win thriller over Blair Academy for its sixth state championship in the last seven years. Click below for story, photos and video highlights from Wednesday night's game before a packed house in Dalton Gymnasium:

St. Benedict's defends its State Prep A Championship today against Blair Academy. Click below to watch the game streamed live from Dalton Gymnasium beginning at 5 p.m.

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Kyle Ab'Haqq Stapleton
· August 8, 2017
If you are even considering this school for your child; stop considering and just do it. I don't care if some of the other schools cost more or are in more affluent locations. This school will leave p...ositive influences and impressions, not to mention experiences that your child just will not receive anywhere else on this planet! Go ahead and do it already! See More
Kevin Chambers
· August 8, 2017
My whole life was changed going here. I never thought I'd even go to college, but I did. They helped me through the worst times in my life growing up. My brothers I attended school with and even the o...nes who came before me are my family. Benedict's hates a quitter and I live by that everyday. This school raised me. Salute Father Edwin for taking a chance in me when no one else would. See More
Sherri Powell Laraway
· August 8, 2017
One of the best decisions I have ever made in life, was sending my boys to St. Benedict's Prep!!! They are both happy & successful in their careers & a lot of it had to do with great teachers & sports... & academics & principles for turning young boy minds into adult men business minds and all in part to the strict yet nurturing regime of Father Ed!!! Thank You!! See More
Miguel Alzamora
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This is an amazing school and my child has been in this school for almost a year and I consider everybody to bring there child and to attend the school, I’ve seen changes in my son.
Tyrone Scott Howard
· August 7, 2017
The best school on the planet. I didn't appreciate the discipline and the Honor Code, when i was a child. As i have matured into a man, i can discern that this world is lacking those 2 important virt...ues. I will herald and defend The Hive until the end. See More
Jamal Macho Barkley
· August 7, 2017
I thank God that I was able to be educated at this school, even though I didn't want to go there back in the early 90s. This school TRULY was the difference maker in my life. If not for this school, ...my life would've been alot different and not in a good way. See More
Bettina Tina Hill
· November 2, 2017
The gate to your kids future! The best decision you will ever make in your entire life when it comes to your kids education and success. #500%guarantee!
Nick Drinkard
· August 7, 2017
Not only did this school help me become a better man but it also saved my life, wouldn't change the decision I made to go here at all. Met some people that I can call my brothers for life & that means... more to me than anything. Thank you See More
Chris Tront
· August 6, 2017
The fact that the school is so accepting of everyone and treats everyone that passes through its hallowed halls with dignity and respect makes it top notch in my book.
Adrian Rodriguez
· August 6, 2017
One of the best experiences of my life. This school has taught me morals, values and has shaped me into the man I am today.
Courtney Mosley
· August 6, 2017
The best school in the entire US. No matter where I live, my son(s) will one day call this home.
Onaje Smartt
· August 6, 2017
SBP is truly something special: Life changing brothership that will stay with you long after your high school days.
Nelson Gravato NJ
· August 22, 2016
St Benedict's Prep has helped me be a good role model for my son and really be a good husband and father. I learned how to work hard and to be respectful. I have made great friends and brothers that I... stil leach out today. Thank you St Benedict's for making me the man I am today. Always in my heart always on my mind. See More
Linda Figueroa
· August 10, 2017
When people ask me why I send my son to SBP when he could easily go to public school, I tell them it's because of the intangibles ... like self-confidence and responsibility. Priceless.
Leonard Clark
· August 6, 2017
The life lessons this fabulous institution has taught me, you can't learn anywhere else! I am proud to be a grey bee alum!
Teisha Venable Ault
· June 27, 2016
This school is fulfilling a divine appointment that should be duplicated all over our great Country, USA! There's no racism, criticism just support and encouragement! With all of the negativity in the... world regarding Islam/Muslims, I'm thankful to know that you are promoting our God and Christianity! I was pleased to see the crosses posted throughout the school! Jesus is the only way! God Bless Your staff and amazing students!!! You are being the hands and feet of Jesus! See More
Isaiah Cook
· August 11, 2017
1 Year an 2 Summer semesters at Benedicts impacted my life greatly for the better. I can't explain it, I just know this to be true.
Gerardo Allen
· August 7, 2017
Great memories and experiences with a whole network of brothers from the past moving into the future.
Solley Sellers
· August 6, 2017
Don't know where I would have been without going to this school. I made milestones there for myself that I'm proud of. Didn't graduate from here, but still a gray bee at heart.
Terrance Eason
· August 7, 2017
This School was by far the best thing to happen to me in my life!
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Freshman Religion teacher Grace Lenahan (second from left) and Sister Linda (third from left) and religion students (from left), Jonathan Perez '21, Matthew Meles '21, Emory Rodriguez '21, and Jacob Amaro '19, received their first delivery of donated fresh fruit and vegetables from the Crowd Feeding site called Amp Your Good and was delivered by their CEO Pat O'Neill and drive site coordinator Nora Noll. The food is for the Pierre Touissant Food Pantry at St. Benedict’s.

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Coach Mark Taylor has St. Benedict's in the State Prep A basketball championship game again - the seventh time in as many years for the Gray Bee head coach!
St. Benedict's, which has won the last three state titles, will go after its fourth successive crown and sixth in Taylor’s seven years at 5 p.m. on Wednesday in Dalton Gymnasium, the site of Monday's Gray Bee victory over Peddie in the semifinals. Click below for details and photos of the victory over Peddie, a game the Gray Bees needed a big fourth quarter to pull away for the victory and set up another showdown with Blair, a team the Gray Bees will meet for seventh straight year for the championship.

The Gray Bee wrestling team advances 12 into the National Prep Championships next week. SBP swimmers wrap up season in the Eastern States Championships. Click link below for story:

The basketball team had its final tune-up before the start of the State Prep Tournament and bested Olympus Prep, 92-42, on Thursday evening in Dalton Gymnasium. The Gray Bees will be back in Dalton Gym on Monday at 5 p.m. for the opening of the State Prep Tournament against Peddie.
Coach Mark Taylor’s club was led against Olympus by C.J. Wilcher, who had a season-high 21 points while leading five players in double-digit scoring. Ebrima Dibba chipped in with 17 points, Lester Quinones added 12, Andre Toure 11 and Jake Betlow finished for 10 for the 25-2 Gray Bees.

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New York Yankees great Bernie Williams visited St. Benedict's on Thursday and held a clinic in the afternoon for our current Gray Bee baseball players before being a gracious guest during an evening reception in his honor. Click below for more details and photos:

After losing 6-of-9 starters from last year's State Prep Championship team, St. Benedict's still managed a 2nd place effort in the championships this season behind a strong showing from its Sabre contingent. Click below for details for Wednesday's state tournament in Princeton:

Fr. Edwin showing off his basketball prowess - Nothing but NET!!!

Precious Achiuwa had a huge game in helping the Gray Bees rebound from its second loss of the season. The St. Benedict’s junior led four players in double-digit scoring with 18 points, while pulling down 16 rebounds in an 86-55 victory over Pope John of Sparta on Tuesday evening in Dalton Gym. Jake Betlow added 16 points, hitting on half of his eight three-point attempts, while Lester Quinones scored 15 and Andre Toure contributed 12.

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Fr. Edwin was the Keynote Speaker at the Hope Association's Momentum Conference on Saturday evening in Washington, D.C. But the night before, our headmaster joined a host of alums for a reception in our nation's capital. Click link below for photos from the Alumni Reception:

St. Benedict’s grad Edward Cheserek, who now runs professionally for Skechers, continued his unbelievable weekend by kicking away from a world-class field to win the men's 3,000 meters at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston. Cheserek, who, on Friday, ran the second fastest indoor mile race of all-time, laid back for much of the 3,000-meter race on Saturday, but overtook the lead with two laps left and posted a winning time of 7:38.74, more than three seconds better than the second-place runner, Ethiopian Hagos Gebrhiwet, the 2016 Olympic bronze medalist in the 5,000.

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For the second time in as many Saturdays, St. Benedict’s dropped a basketball game after going the first two-plus months of the season without a loss. The Gray Bees (23-2), playing without the services Assistant Head Coach Art Pierson, who was down south visiting his ailing mother, dropped a 59-54 decision to the The Patrick School in the Prime Time Shootout at East Orange Campus. SBP, which suffered a setback to a New Jersey team for the first time in over a year, was led by Andre Toure’s 16 points, followed by an 11-point effort from Precious Achiuwa.

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Edward Cheserek '13, who is pictured in his St. Benedict's gear and now runs professionally for Skechers after a record-breaking NCAA career with Oregon, blasts a 3:49.44 in the 1-mile run Friday evening at the Valentine Invitational at Boston University to post the second fastest time ever recorded in the world on an indoor track.
Read more about the historic evening by clciking this link: http://www.letsrun.com/…/edward-cheserek-blasts-349-44-mov…/

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