Gray Bees in the Press
Building Bridges Makes News
Building Bridges brings students from St. Benedict's Prep together with members of law enforcement for a shared experience involving physical, mental, and emotional challenges, as well as team building and reflection. CBS Evening News profiled the program 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.
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!
Gray Bee Investors
Take a listen! The Journal, a WSJ podcast featured Gray Bee Investors and the club’s different approach to stock market investment games. Are Stock Market Games Turning Teens Into Risky Investors? aired in May 2022.
St. Benedict’s has also been featured in these news and media outlets:
More Press Coverage
St. Benedict's Urban Garden Plants Seeds For a Sustainable Future in Newark (opens in new window/tab)
Fr. Edwin Leahy profiled in Jersey's Best in advance of a big milestone: 50 years as Headmaster (opens in new window/tab)
ROI NJ — Forever Benedicts: Famed Newark school tops $100M in fundraising drive (opens in new window/tab)
Five St. Benedict’s scholars named finalists for the highly-competitive QuestBridge National College Match (opens in new window/tab)
The Girls Prep Senior Leadership Team talks about getting the Division off the ground in “Authority Magazine” (opens in new window/tab)
Three Gray Bee Rowers headed to the Olympic Development Program Camp in Florida (watch video) (opens in new window/tab)