New Year, New Possibilities

    Lead, Leave, Live and Love Dear Parents, The beginning of a new academic year has a magical quality.  Even for returning students, everything seems new.  I have always loved the start of a new year.  In the first days and…

    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…

    In Memoriam ~ Kenny M. Klassen ’68

    Kenny M. Klassen ’68 , of Belgrade died on Sunday, June 30, at his sister’s home in Alexandria under the care of hospice. July 25, 1950- June 30, 2019 Kenny M. Klassen, 68, of Belgrade died on Sunday, June 30,…

    All School Reunion 2019

    Saint John’s Prep Welcomes Back Alumni of Ages for the 2019 All School Reunion   June 14-16, 2019 was a fun weekend in Collegeville! Saint John’s Prep welcomed more than 130 alumni, family members, faculty and friends to campus. The…

    “It’s June 19th, and I already miss teaching at my school, Saint John’s Prep.”

    A Short Reflection from Ms. Fitch… It’s June 19th and I already miss teaching. It’s true. More specifically, though, it’s June 19th and I already miss teaching at my school, Saint John’s Prep. These first few weeks at home have…