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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:


St. Benedict's unveiled a whole new look for the Gray Bee Store in March.

The Gray Bee store allows you to select from a number of different brands for your clothing needs. You can also can pick decals, magnets and backpacks, along with baby clothes, jewelry and much more.

A portion of all sales directly benefits St. Benedict's Prep. Go to to find the latest deals and the perfect gift for yourself or an alum.

(POSTPONED) St. Benedict’s Drama Guild alumni/alumnae on March 14 will celebrate the life and career of the late Frank Torok, the founding director of the school’s modern drama program in 1961, who passed away in November. A Memorial for Torok will begin with a dinner in the school’s cafeteria following St. Benedict’s Drama Guild’s 3:30 p.m. production of AMERICAN NIGHT: THE BALLAD OF JUAN JOSE, a satire by Richard Montoya. Following dinner, all participants will reconvene in Conlin Auditorium for a memorial where alums will share photos and their stories about Torok. Click here to register for the memorial. For more information, please email or call Mary Hauck at or 973-792-5776.

(POSTPONED) Washington D.C. reception: A Gray Bee Alumni & Friends Reception will be held in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, March 19, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at McCormick & Schmick’s, 1652 K Street, NW, Washington, D.C. Ticket price is $40 per person, which includes a $10 gift to the Annual Fund. Click here to register. RSVP by Friday, March 13.

(POSTPONED) The Alumni Association's Annual Communion Breakfast will be held on Sunday, March 22, beginning at 9 a.m. with a Mass in St. Mary's Church prior to the breakfast in St. Benedict's cafeteria. See the Alumni section of this E-Buzz for a list of honorees. To register, please email or call Candace Bradsher at 973-792-5752.

(POSTPONED) St. Benedict's Annual Scholarship Gala, our biggest event of the year, will be held May 5 and it promises to be another lively evening to benefit our vital scholarship program. For a list of the honorees, or to register, please click here.

June 4–7

June 4
Alumni Association Golf Outing
Weequahic Park Golf Course

9:30 a.m.
Contact Mary Hauck at or 973-792-5776

June 5
Individual Class Reunions
Celebrating Classes
Ending in 0s and 5s
Location and details TBD

June 6
Salsa Under the Stars
Food, Drinks, Music & Dancing Under the Stars
Big Tent
St. Benedict’s Prep
6-9 p.m.
$40 per person

June 7
146th Commencement
and 50th Reunion Golden Diploma Ceremony
Conlin Auditorium
St. Benedict’s Prep

(POSTPONED) Class of ’60 – 60th Reunion
June 13, 2020
The committee for the Class of 1960 is already busy planning for their 60th Reunion. It will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at the Essex & Sussex in Spring Lake. More details will come in the following months.

Turn Yourself In! Have you started a new job, won an award, got married or welcomed a child to your family? Let us know for St.Benedict's Magazine, so if you have news to share with your classmates, keep us informed. Submit your requests to Noreen Connolly at to be included in the next issue of our magazine in the Class Notes column.

"Ever Dear: 150 Years at St. Benedict's Prep" - St. Benedict's and the Benedictine Abbey are accepting pre-orders of this heirloom-quality book - a stunning photographic journal of "The Hive" and a celebration of its lasting commitment to educating young men. Click here to reserve your copy today for only $29.95.