BCP's track and field practices kicked off its track season with a practice that was took place this past Monday, December 2.
The verdict is still out on our team. Last week, Benedictine's varsity basketball team started its season on the road in the Rebel Invitational and at Virginia Episcopal. The team went 1-3 over a difficult four-game stretch on the road.
On Tuesday, December 11, Benedictine will hold its third annual Christmas-themed event, Lessons and Carols, in the church and dining hall. "It would mean a great deal to our Benedictine community if you would come," stated Headmaster Jesse Grapes. "Everyone is invited: bring your family, bring your friends!"
The Benedictine Cadets will take in a tournament with a new coach and some new players. November 27 the Benedictine Basketball team started its season against Matoaca in the Rebel Invitational. The Green team looks to improve after last year's 8-17 record and got a nice start in nabbing a 13-point win. The Cadets lost seven players from last year, so there is opportunity for growth.
Grandparent's Day will be on Friday, December 7 from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Benedictine will be hosting the grandparents of Cadets, who will eat lunch and attend Mass with their grandsons.
He ran into a buzz saw. On Tuesday November, 19, after the Individual Drill Competition, Mac Foley had his head shaved. The clippers were happily hacked by Headmaster Mr. Jesse Grapes and the Commandant Colonel York. The trimming took place in response to some serious fund-raising for a good cause.
On Saturday December 1, Benedictine will hold its annual Sponsor's Ball. The mandatory corps event for Cadets takes place at the downtown Sheppard St. gym, from 8 to 10 p.m.
Benedictine hosted the Individual Drill on Tuesday evening, November 20. It was held in the auditorium where Cadets and their families gathered to watch the freshmen and sophomores perform just prior to the start of the five-day Thanksgiving break.
Mrs. Rachel Holland plans to bring back a school talent show to Benedictine's auditorium on February 28. The school talent show will give the Cadets of Benedictine and the Gators of its sister school, Saint Gertrude, \ to show off any hidden talents. Tryouts will begin Thursday, November 29 in Benedictine's auditorium after school.
The Benedictine Basketball team kicked off their season against Midlothian in a scrimmage last Friday, November 16. The team was victorious in its first outing, winning 66-51. The Cadets will be playing their first game November 27, and will have three games in a row.