Month: December 2018

National Search Underway for a New Head of School

Saint John’s Prep is taking part in a national search for a new head of school. Earlier this year, Headmaster Fr. Jonathan Licari, OSB announced he will retire from his role with the school in June of 2019. He’s served…

Meet our Teachers- Mary Reuter

Mary Rueter Upper School Mathematics  Mary Rueter is one of our Upper School Math teachers. She is also the coach of our champion math team. Mary has been a teacher for more than 20 years. She earned her Bachelor in…

Meet Our Teachers- Paul Keyworth

Meet Paul Keyworth, ESOL Director Paul Keyworth is the Saint John’s Prep ESOL teacher and program director. Besides teaching, he is also one of our founders of “Table Talk,” a monthly lunch gathering that brings together students from all over…

Saint John’s Prep Middle School Students Raise Money for Anna Marie’s Alliance

Middle School Students Hosted a White Elephant Auction to Make Christmas Special For Families in Need Saint John’s Preparatory School is proud to congratulate the 7th and 8th grade students for raising over $1,600 for Anna Marie’s Alliance. The students…

In Memoriam ~ Theresa Loecken, mother of Joel ’86 and grandmother of Ryan ’99

Theresa Loecken, mother of Joel ’86 and grandmother of Ryan ’99   Theresa C. “Terri” Loecken, age 91 of St. Martin, died peacefully, surrounded by her family on Monday, December 10, 2018 at Park View Center in Melrose, Minnesota. A Mass of…

In Memoriam ~ Catherine “Cotton” Petters, mother of Alex Swingley ’09 & Robin Swingley ’12

Catherine “Cotton” Petters, mother of Alex Swingley ’09 & Robin Swingley ’12, aunt of Daniel Petters ’16   Catherine was born on October 2, 1963 in St. Cloud and was the daughter of Fred and Rosemary (Boyle) Petters (deceased) and the sister of…

SJP Middle School adds 5th Grade Program

5th Grade Program From the Office of the Headmaster Dear Saint John’s Prep Community We are excited to announce the addition of a 5th grade pilot program to our middle school! This program will continue to include hands-on, project-based, and…

In Memoriam ~ Lucille Winter, mother of Yvonne Schilplin, grandmother to Fred Schilplin ’96 and Chad Schilplin ’00

Lucille Winter passed away peacefully at the Mahnomen Health Center on December 4, 2018. She was born in Beaulieu, August 17, 1926 to Herman and Cecelia Schoenborn. Lucille married the love of her life on November 13, 1945 at St….

In Memoriam ~ Jean Stark, mother of Dan Stark, grandmother of Connor ’13 and Kevin Stark-Haws ’18

Janet “Jean” I. Stark  Mother of Dan Stark, grandmother of Connor ’13 and Kevin Stark-Haws ’18 Janet “Jean” Irene (Neeser) Stark passed away at Quiet Oaks Hospice on Monday, December 3, 2018 after a battle with cancer. Jean was born…

In Memoriam ~ Jim Bruner, father of Mariah Bruner ’18

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 7, 2018 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Richmond, MN for James “Jim” Bruner who passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home on Saturday, December 1,…