Month: January 2018

In Memoriam – Richard Appelgren ’55

Richard A. Appelgren ’55 Richard A. Appelgren, age 80, of Minnetonka, passed away unexpectedly in El Paso, Texas, Tuesday January 9, 2018.He is preceded in death by his wife Rebecca (Olson) Appelgren, parents Lawrence and Goldie Appelgren. He is survived…

Athletic and Activities Update January 29th

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Coach Bryan Backes & Henry Smith, Jr. The Johnnies celebrated ‘Senior Night’ on January 18 to honor Senior Captain A’ishah Smith’s 4-year basketball career with Saint John’s Prep. The school spirit was evident with an enthusiastic fan…

Saint John’s Prep is Ready to Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week January 29-February 2, 2018 Next week is Catholic Schools Week! Among our special events is an all-school Mass on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. in the Saint John’s Abbey Church. Parents, grandparents and siblings are…

Athletics and Activities Update January 22nd

Girls’ Middle School Basketball Coach Mary Jo Leighton & Pat Bechtold The Middle School girls faced one of their toughest opponents for their first game of the season in Swanville.  Our girls played tough and didn’t give up the whole game. …

In Memoriam ~ Ralph Torborg ’51

Ralph H. Torborg, ’51 Ralph H.Torborg of Minnetonka, MN, 84, passed away peacefully on January 16, 2018. Ralph was born in Richmond, MN on June 14, 1933 to Joseph and Mary (Schlangen) Torborg. He attended St. John’s Prep, graduated from St….

Athletics and Activities Update January 15th

Nordic Skiing Coach Bob Ellenbecker Prep Results from 2018 PB n’ J Invitational  On Friday, January 12th, Prep hosted its home invitational under difficult weather and snow conditions.  Because of a lack of snow on campus we were forced to…

In Memoriam ~ Virginia E. Reichert, Mother of Tom ’77, Mark ’79, Paul ’81 & David ’83

    Virginia E. Reichert Mother of Tom ’77, Mark ’79, Paul ’81 & David ’83 Virginia E. Reichert, age 89, of St. Cloud, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2018, surrounded by the love, prayers, and comfort of her…

Athletics and Activities Update January 8th

Nordic Skiing Coach Bob Ellenbecker Thanks to all racers who participated in the big race in Mora on December 21st.  It was a lot of fun and an exciting event to participate in!  The late start time meant that many…

In Memoriam ~ Gerald “Gary” Allen Youso ’63

  Gerald “Gary” Allen Youso ’63 Gerald “Gary” Allen Youso, of Kekoskee, Wisconsin, passed away on Saturday, January 6th, 2018, surrounded by family and friends after having faced cancer with unparalleled grace and endurance. Mass of Christian Burial will take…

In Memoriam ~ Michael Brutger ’13

  Michael Brutger ’13 We are deeply saddened to say that Michael passed away peacefully at 3:00 am, Friday, January 5, 2018. After more medical complications and finding out he would need yet another surgery, Michael made the toughest decision…