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Month: March 2017

Saint John’s Prep Matthew Bolton Heading to National Geographic State Bee

Saint John’s Prep seventh grader Matthew Bolton is heading to the state geography competition in Manakato. Matthew was Named National Geographic State Bee Semifinalist by National Geographic Society. Matthew Bolton has been named by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2017 Minnesota National Geographic State […]

Three SJP Students Place in the Top 20 of the Drake University Physics Challenge

Senior Amelia Broman places 3rd in the Drake University Physics Contest Three Saint John’s Prep Students Place in the Top 20 Saint John’s Preparatory School is proud to recognize the outstanding performance of its students in the Drake University physics contest. Each year Drake holds the contest for high school physics students in Iowa, Minnesota, South […]

In Memoriam – Bishop John J. McRaith, ’52

OWENSBORO, KY — A prominent figure in the Catholic Church passed away. Bishop John McRaith served the Diocese of Owensboro for over 20 years.  He passed away around 3:30 Sunday morning, March 19, 2017.  He was 82 years old. Bishop McRaith was appointed on Oct. 23, 1982, and served as the third Bishop of Owensboro. […]

In Memoriam ~ Vernon John Berning, ’43

Vernon John Berning, ’43 December 10, 1924 – March 8, 2017 Buffalo, Minnesota Vernon John Berning, age 92, of St. Michael passed away on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 at his residence. He was born on December 10, 1924 in St. Michael the son of Oscar & Anna (Endres) Berning. Vernon engaged in farming for many […]

Anna Zheng ’18 Earns Top Science Fair Honors

Saint John’s Preparatory School is proud to announce Anna Zheng ’18 received the top award in the regional Minnesota State Science & Engineering Fair. Her project, “Assessing Epilepsy Medicine by Measuring the Planarian Neural Activity Using Suction Electrode and Patch Clamp Amplifier,” was one of two projects to earn the highest honor out of 200 […]

Corinne Koffi ’17 is Named to All Section Basketball Team

Saint John’s Prep is proud to congratulate Corinne Koffi ‘17 for being named to the Prairie Conference All Section and West Subsection 6AA Girls Basketball Team. Corrine is the daughter of Ettien and Kim Koffi of St. Cloud. Corinne has played basketball for Saint John’s Prep for four years. She’s enjoyed being a captain during […]

In Memoriam ~ Leonore “Norie” Tucker Mahowald, mother to Bob ’68, grandmother to Bob, Jr. ’95, Amy ’99, Michael ’04, Jane ’07 & current student, Tyler ’22

Age: 91 Born: 08-08-1925 Died: 02-27-2017 Service:  Saturday, March 4 at 11:00 am   Sacred Heart Chapel, St. Benedict’s Monastery, St. Joseph, MN Leonore Marie Tucker was born in White Plains, NY to the late William and Leonore Tucker.  She grew up with her three siblings in Rye, NY, attended the Urseline School in New Rochelle and graduated from Trinity […]