Let’ s meet at the beach!
Join Saint John’s Prep Vice President of Advancement Aaron Miller and Director of Major Gifts Dave Thorman ’65 for a fabulous lunch at the Dolphin Room at Shephards Beach Resort. Enjoy a delicious tropical buffet while hearing an update from Collegeville. Pianist Extraordinaire Dan Marrin ’64 will provide the entertainment. Spouses and guests welcome!
Lunch Buffet Menu:
(includes tax, gratuity and open bar 11 am – 1pm)
- Spice Rubbed Grilled Chicken
- Sweet and Sour Baby Back Ribs
- Fresh Grilled Grouper
- Tropical Fruit Coulis
- Garlic Mashed Potatoes
- Vegetable Slaw
- Pasta Salad
- Field Greens Salad with Ranch and Italian Dressing
- Bread Sticks
- Assorted Desserts
Save the Date! Saturday, April 28, 2018
- SOCIAL HOUR
- SILENT AUCTION
- $10,000 VACATION RAFFLE
- GOURMET HORS D’OEURVES
- LIVE AUCTION
- $10,000 Travel Raffle
Our destination is Mexico!
Join us for this exciting fundraising event when we celebrate Mexico! This entertaining celebration helps raise money for student programs and scholarships. This is a party for parents, grandparents, alumni/ae and friends to support Saint John’s Prep. The evening will include gourmet hors d’oevre stations, a Mexican tasting menu, live music and energetic live & silent auctions. This exciting event brings together more than 240 people and raisesd over $120,000 for Saint John’s Prep.
How can you help?
A Grand Tour of Nations is our largest and only fundraising event of the year. We need the support of our parents and alumni/ae to pull off this magical night to celebrate our school. Click the links below for details about how you can join the fun!
- Volunteer (whether you can give two hours or twenty, we need YOU!)
- Become a sponsor!
- Advertise in the Auction Book
- Donate an auction item (we’ll even take cash and create a basket for you!)
- Attend the party! Click here to buy your ticket!
A Grand Tour of Nations Raffle
Take part in an exciting raffle that could give you the vacation trip of your dreams! The grand prize is a travel voucher valued at $10,000 from Bursch Travel. Saint John’s Prep will pay the taxes for the grand prize winner, so the actual value is $13,333!
We are selling a limited number of tickets – 350 at $100/ticket. To purchase a ticket, call Stephanie Johnson320-363-3332 or visit the main office of Saint John’s Prep. Cash or check only. Ticket issued upon payment. Proceeds benefit Saint John’s Preparatory School.
The winning ticket will be drawn on April 28, 2018 at the A Grand Tour of Nations event. The winner need not be present to win. The prize will be awarded in the form of a travel voucher issued by Bursch Travel, which can be used for alternative travel if desired. Cash prizes will be awarded to the 2nd and 3rd place winning tickets.
Second Prize $2,000
Third Prize $1,000
Fourth Prize $500
Join us for Reunion 2018! We’re celebrating with alumni/ae June 15-17, 2018!
We’re putting together the details of another great Prep weekend. Let us know if you’d like to be involved in reunion planning by emailing Dave Thorman ’65. We are excited for you and your classmates to join us for a great weekend of friendship, memories and fun.
We have several great places reserved for our alumni/ae.
Everyone is welcome to attend the Saint John’s Prep All School Reunion! There are special events for alumni/ae of all ages and classes. We are especially excited to welcome alumni/ae who are celebrating their milestone reunions!
Tentative Schedule of 2018 Events
Friday, June 15, 2018
2:00-5:00 p.m. Reunion welcome, check-in and refreshments SJP Lobby
4:00 p.m. Class of 1968 Reunion Mass Saint John’s Abbey Church Lower Chapel
5:30-6:30 p.m. 50th Reunion Social Hour – for the Class of 1968, Twin Tower members and guests SJU Quad 264
6:00 pm Class of 1988 30th Reunion Celebration SJU McKeown Center
6:30-10:00 p.m. 50th Reunion Dinner and Presentation SJU Quad 264
Planning a Friday gathering with your class? Let us know and we’ll help spread the word!
Saturday, June 16, 2018
8:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. All Class Reunion Welcome, Registration Check-in SJP lobby
9:00 a.m. Guided hike through Saint John’s Abbey Arboretum Meet in SJP Lobby Guided by Patrick Dwyer
9:00 a.m. Outdoor Yoga Class with a View Location TBD
9:00 a.m. Bounce House and Kids Games All day on the SJP Lawn
10:30-11:30 a.m. Saint John’s Prep History Lesson with CSB/SJU Archivist Peggy Roske SJP Library
11:30 a.m. BBQ Picnic Lunch on the lawn Food served until 1:00 p.m in Weber Center
12:30 p.m. Class Photos on the school lawn
1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Headmaster Office hours, school tours and lawn trivia Throughout SJP Campus
2:00-3:30 p.m. Saint John’s Bible Presentation and Tour HMML auditorium in the Alcuin Library
4:00 p.m. Mass with Headmaster Fr. Jonathan Licari, OSB Saint John’s Abbey Church Lower Chapel
5:15 p.m. A champagne toast to celebrate Prep! SJP Weber Center
5:30 p.m. Buffet Dinner SJP Weber Center
6:00 p.m. Casino Night Party! SJP Weber Center
Sunday, June 19, 2017
10:30 a.m. Mass in the Abbey Church
Brunch available in the Refectory following Mass