Month: January 2017

Caitlin Skahen Named to Minnesota Honor Jazz Band

Saint John’s Prep is proud to congratulate sophomore Caitlin Skahen ’19 for being selected as a member of the MBDA State Jazz Honor band sponsored by the Minnesota Band Directors Association. She will be participating in the Jazz Honor Band…

Father Thomas J. Ryan ’46, brother of James Ryan ’52

Father Thomas J. Ryan ’46 May 2, 1928 ~ January 17, 2017 The Reverend Thomas J. Ryan, a priest of the diocese of Sioux Falls, died in Johnston, Iowa on January 17, 2017 at the age of 88. His body…

Saint John’s Prep Ranked In Top 10 Best Private High Schools In MN

Thanks to our wonderful students and their parents, along with extraordinary work by our teachers and staff, Saint John’s Prep has been ranked #9 on the list of Best Private High Schools in Minnesota for 2017 by the school rankings website Niche!…

In Memoriam ~ John Niedzielski, Jr. ’47

John Niedzielski, age 87, of Gilman, died Monday, January 16, 2017 at Lakewood Health Care Center in Staples.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Thursday, January 19, 2017 at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Gilman. The Rev….

Cold Temperatures Don’t Deter Winter Wildlife!

Wildlife sightings are common on the Saint John’s Prep campus- even in winter. Our school is located on the scenic 2,7000 acre Saint John’s Abbey Arboretum, so our students see animals in the woods, marshes and trails surrounding the school each day. This week an owl…

Edwin M. Neisen, 89, Father of Michael ’71, Dave ’73 & Pat ’81

Edwin M. Neisen, 89 Father of Michael ’71, Dave ’73 and Pat ’81  Sept. 1, 1927 – Jan. 4, 2017 Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Edwin M. Neisen, 89 of Maple Grove, formerly of Cold Spring and…

Community Enrichment Night: Preparing for College Starts Early!

Practical Suggestions on How to Prepare, Pick, and Pay for College Join us for an educational evening about preparing for your child’s college, both financially and academically. Join experienced admissions, financial aid, and investment professionals on Monday, January 9, 2017…

Saint John’s Prep School Students Earn AAA Award

Collegeville, MN:  Seniors Yichu ‘Sterling Chen’ and Alexandra ‘Alex’ Lee are the Saint John’s Prep recipients of the “Triple A (Academics, Arts and Athletics) Award” by the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL).  According to the MSHSL, the purpose of…