Gray Bees in the Press

The Hive Addresses the Lifeguard Shortage + Stage Rage featured on PIX 11

The Hive is making waves addressing the nationwide lifeguard shortage. PIX 11 stopped by the HAB to talk to Aquatics Director Nicolle Jasbon about St. Benedict's, "noble and needed" effort to train students and faculty to become certified lifeguards who will serve in underserved communities.  On May 30, the station aired a powerful story about Stage Rage, the groundbreaking Spring Phase program involving counseling and theater. 

Building Bridges Keeps Making News

Building Bridges brings students from St. Benedict's Prep together with members of law enforcement to forge bonds of trust and understanding. The first basketball game between Gray Bees and New Jersey State Troopers drew extensive media coverage from PIX11 News, CBS New York and

CBS Evening News profiled Building Bridges in December 2021 and Headmaster Fr. Edwin Leahy, O.S.B. ’63 spoke to One on One with Steve Adubato about the program in April 2022.

Fr. Edwin Profiled on GMA3

Reverend makes a difference in New Jersey:

Fr. Edwin was featured on ABC’s GMA3, marking his 50th anniversary as Headmaster of The Hive. The outspoken Benedictine monk and priest was just 26 when the school re-opened after a short hiatus.

The Trail in The New York Times

Every year, first year students participate in The Backpacking Project, a five-day, 55-mile hike along the Appalachian Trail, designed to teach students that by relying on each other, they can do hard, worthwhile things. The New York Times followed the Boys Prep Division on The Trail in May 2021, reporting on Benedict’s rite-of-passage in the midst of COVID-19.

Stay Together is a short documentary on The Trail, produced by the Appalachian Conservancy. Watch!


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