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The Advancement Office and the Alumni Association sponsor many events throughout the year to bring alumni together. Below is a listing of some upcoming events and information:

Gray Bees always find a way. More than 800 kids, accompanied by faculty and the monks of Newark Abbey, continue to move forward despite the challenges and uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. This is how.

Did you know?

90% of Americans do not itemize their charitable deductions. If you’re one of them, the CARES Act allows you to deduct donations to charity of up to $300 on your 2020 federal tax return, even if you take the standard deduction. Married-filing-jointly taxpayers will get an above-the-line deduction of up to $600. This means you can get a tax benefit for giving to St. Benedict's Prep even if you normally don't itemize your deductions. For more information, please be sure to contact your tax advisor.

Virtual Convocation has become a must-see staple as alums have been coming out in droves for our morning prayer, song and affirmations. Convocation has become a virtual Who’s Who for alumni, not only from local areas, but also from the West Coast, where it’s not even 6 a.m. when Convo begins, and from grads from around the world. Beginning on Monday (Sept. 14), Convo returns at 8:00 a.m. for Fall Term (half-hour earlier than Summer Phase). Tune in to our YouTube page to watch Convo live or to watch a replay.

Amazon Smiles on St. Benedict's: The Hive participates in Amazon's 'Smile' program. Through the program, Amazon contributes an amount equal to .5% of the total of your purchase (at no additional cost to you) to a charity of your choice. To make St. Benedict's your designated charity, go to, and when prompted for a charity, enter "St. Benedict's Newark." Then find "St. Benedict's Preparatory School" among the different institutions with similar names to ours. You shop, St. Benedict’s benefits!

Dr. Joseph Mosquera '72 and Donald Laurie '60 work together to help secure COVID-19 rapid tests, which, in turn, aids the entire SBP community. Read more.

Ahmad Ismail ’08 is featured in an article by “The Today Show” on St. Benedict's Investment Club, one of over 25 afterschool activities at The Hive, which teaches young men of color that they belong in the finance world. Read story.

“There should be more schools like St. Benedict’s Prep of Newark, New Jersey.” — A Letter to the Editor from a Pennsylvania newspaper praised St. Benedict's and what we are doing after reading a story on Jake Betlow ’19, who is now at Lehigh. Click here to read more.

Turn Yourself In! Have you started a new job, won an award, got married or welcomed a child to your family? We are always looking for news to share with you fellow classmates and alums. Keep us informed. Submit you requests to Noreen Connolly at