Month: July 2019

In Memoriam – Fr. Corwin Collins, OSB

Fr. Corwin John Collins, OSB ’48, Past Faculty 1957 – 72 John Collins was born in Port Chester, New York, on October 3, 1930, to John Peter and Mary Ann (Tarpey) Collins, who were born in Ireland. His family included…

From the Head of School’s Office: An Introduction

A Message from Jon McGee Dear Parents, Having now had a few weeks to get settled in, I want to formally introduce myself. On July 1, I became the Head of School at Saint John’s Prep. After more than 20…

In Memoriam ~ Rev. Sylvester Matthias Kleinschmidt ’43

Rev. Sylvester Matthias Kleinschmidt ’43  Rev. Sylvester Matthias Kleinschmidt, age 97 of Sauk Centre, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Fairway Pines Senior Living in Sauk Centre, Minnesota. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at…

New Teacher Joins SJP Middle School

Renckens Comes to Prep after Teaching in Germany and Sweden Cassie Renckens, a recent graduate from the College of Saint Benedict, is joining the middle school team to teach mathematics to seventh and eighth grade students. Ms. Renckens comes to…

Ryan Brandon Named Director of Residential Life

Brandon joins SJP in late July Saint John’s Prep is proud to welcome Ryan Brandon as our new Director of Residential Life. Ryan comes to Saint John’s Prep from the Minnesota State University-Moorhead where he served as a Residential Life…

In Memoriam ~ Jean M. Leighton

Jean M. Leighton  Mother of Bob ’79, Mary Jo ’80, Judy ’84, Jeff ’88 and Lynn (SJP Board of Regents) Grandmother of Kristin Leighton ’07, Rebecca Leighton ’11, Alex Abdella ’13, Max Abdella ’15, and Emma Leighton ’22 Mass of…