Oratory Preparatory School


Recent News

Varsity Basketball Volunteers at Coat Drive

Kevin Lawlor (Parent of Brendan OP '16) chaired the annual coat drive for St Ann's Soup Kitchen in Newark and called on the OP Varsity Basketball team to help those less fortunate find some warmth this winter. Over 550 coats were handed out along with gloves, scarves and other winter necessities.

Scout Scholar Athletes Honored

Four OP students were honored Sunday as Scout Scholar Athletes by the Boy Scouts of America Patriot's Path Council, they include: Sophomore James Crapser, and Seniors Joseph Nowacki, Anton Kral & Aidan Windorf. All were asked to select a mentor in scouts, sports &/or academics. Mr. William McCrystal attended as Joseph Nowacki's mentor. The awards breakfast was held at the Hanover Marriott in Whippany. Eric LeGrand, Inspirational Speaker and former Rutgers football player who sustained a spinal cord injury during a game in October 2010, was the Key Note Speaker.

Delayed Opening on Dec. 12th

Due to hazardous weather conditions on Monday, December 12, Oratory Prep will be on a two hour Delayed Opening. All buses and shuttles will run on a two hour delayed schedule. Please drive carefully.

Model UN Hosts Speaker on the Ukrainian Struggles with Russia

On November 16 Mrs. Donna Stelmach, mother to Andrew '20, delivered an enlightening after-school presentation centered on Ukraine's current struggle with Russia to nearly 30 Model UN students. Born in Communist Poland to Ukrainian parents, Mrs. Stelmach is a practicing US attorney and has served as president of the Ukrainian American Bar Association.

Oratory Prep Trustee Invested to the Order of Malta

On Friday, November 11th, Oratory Trustee Steven Macri and his wife Theresa were invested as Knight and Dame of the Order of Malta. The investiture took place at Saint Patrick's Cathedral in New York City. Father Sal concelebrated the mass with Cardinal Dolan and other Order of Malta chaplains from the American Association.

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Upcoming Events

Sophomore Retreat

Date: 1/18/2017
Board of Trustees Meeting

Date: 1/24/2017, 6:30 PM
Location: Main School Building
Senior Trip to New York City
Date: 1/25/2017
12:00 PM Dismissal - Parent/Teacher Conferences

Date: 1/26/2017
Parent/Teacher Conferences 1-4pm, 5-7pm

Date: 1/26/2017
Mother/Son Bowling Event

Date: 1/29/2017
Tag Day to Benefit Research Down Syndrome

Date: 2/3/2017
Bridges Run

Date: 2/3/2017, 5 PM 10 PM
Location: NYC