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Month: November 2017

In Memoriam ~ Paul Jennissen ’61

Paul M. “Pitchfork” Jennissen, age 74 of Sauk Centre, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at his home in Kandota Township, Todd County, Minnesota. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be…

Athletics and Activities Update November 27th

Girls’ Hockey The River Lakes Stars girls’ hockey team opened the season last Tuesday against Buffalo and were defeated 6-4 playing without SJP senior goalie Jordyn Tomaszewski. Jordyn ’18 returned to the line-up Saturday against powerhouse Roseau. In the game…

Saint John’s Prep Raises $70,000 on Give to the Max Day

Grateful. Grateful. We are profoundly grateful for your help in raising over $70,000 for Saint John’s Prep students on Give to the Max Day, November 16, 2017.  145 alumni/ae, parents, faculty and friends gave via our website, on the phone…

In Memoriam ~ William Cofell, Father-in-law of Patrick Dwyer

William L. Cofell, 97 St. Joseph, MN Father-in-law of Patrick Dwyer Grandfather of Emerson Cofell-Dwyer. Liam Cofell-Dwyer & Kieran Cofell-Dwyer Nov. 22, 1919 – Nov. 13, 2017 Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 20,…

Athletics and Activities Update November 20th

Boys’ Soccer Awards Granite Ridge All-Conference Honorable Mention  Ben McGee ’19 – Ben’s calm and steady play at the center midfield position resulted in solid control of many matches.  Zander Haws ’18 – Zander often had the unenviable task of…

Athletics and Activities Update November 13th

Girls’ Swimming and Diving Head Coach Jen Daiker The Girls’ Swim and Dive Team have had a busy week with sectionals held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday! Thursday night the girls had their section preliminaries to qualify for finals on Saturday….

4 Reasons Saint John’s Prep Is The Best Private School

Let us show you why Saint John’s Prep is the best private school in Central Minnesota, and how we can help your student join! Once you’ve read our blog, be sure to get in touch with the admissions team to…

Prayer and Blessings Mark the end of our 160th Celebrations

Saint John’s Prep wrapped up a year of celebrating our 160th birthday with a prayer service with Abbot John’ Klassen, OSB ’67.  During the last year we’ve commemorated the start of our school with speakers, special events and concerts. Abbot…

Bob Ellenbecker Named Assistant Coach of the Year

Saint John’s Prep is proud to congratulate Bob Ellenbecker for being named the Prairie Conference Assistant Coach of the Year for his work with the Saint John’s Prep Track Team. Mr. Ellenbecker is being recognized in particular for his work…

Athletics and Activities Update November 6th

Congratulations to Bob Ellenbecker!! Prairie Conference Assistant Coach of the Year Mr. Ellenbecker received the Prairie Conference Assistant Coach of the Year for his work with the discus and shot put athletes at Saint John’s Prep. The award was presented…