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Month: May 2017

Reunion Weekend: Architecture of the Abbey Church

Join us for the Saint John’s Prep All School Reunion June 16-18. Events are planned throughout the weekend for alumni/ae and their guests. To register for meals and events, please click here. A highlight of the afternoon of June 17 includes the lecture: “The Architecture of the Saint John’s Abbey Church” by Victoria Young at  1:15 […]

Saint John’s Prep Announces the Top Ten Graduates of 2017

Saint John’s Preparatory School in Collegeville will hold its 160th commencement ceremony Saturday, May 27, 2017 at the Saint John the Baptist Abbey Church, beginning with a 10 a.m. with a Baccalaureate Mass, followed by the presentation of diplomas to fifty graduates. Seniors selected Mr. Charles Miller, a Saint John’s Prep Physics instructor, to deliver […]

In Memoriam ~ James Louis Traxler, ’54

Traxler, James Louis age 81, of Bloomington. Survived by loving wife, Sharon; children, Steve (Debbie), Tim (Bev), Katie (Thomas) Hosley; step-children, Anna (Glenn) Saben and Susan Hill; grandchildren, Tessa, Jayson, Justyn, Trey, Zoe and Hazel; best friends, Joe Peroutka and Louie Hastert. Knights of Columbus Marian council member. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred. Mass […]

SJP Senior is Awarded a $2,500 National Merit Scholarship

Saint John’s Preparatory School is proud to congratulate Amelia Broman ’17 for receiving a $2,500 National Merit Scholarship. Amelia will attend Carleton College in the fall. Saint John’s Prep Senior Amelia Broman is the daughter of Bruce Broman and Evelyn Erickson of Saint Cloud. Amelia is also the twin sister of SJP senior Nathan Broman […]

Saint John’s Prep Ties for 4th Place in Physics Bowl

Saint John’s Prep tied for fourth in the 2017 Physics Bowl exam. Physics Bowl is a 40-question, 45-minute timed, multiple-choice test hosted by the American Association of Physics Teachers and taken by approximately 10,000 of the best physics students worldwide. There are 14 geographical regions worldwide for the Physics Bowl competition. Saint John’s Prep is in Region 14, which includes Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, […]

In Memoriam ~ Ralph Braun ’47

Ralph Braun ’47 was born on February 19, 1929 and passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Ralph was a resident of Minnesota at the time of passing. Ralph graduated from St. Cloud Teachers College, served in the Korean War and worked for Northern States Power Company for many years. Visitation Friday, May 12 at […]

In Memoriam ~ Father Mark Thamert, OSB, ’69, former Headmaster

Father Mark Lee Thamert OSB ’69 Feb. 6, 1951 – April 29, 2017 Mark Lee Thamert and his twin sister, Mary, were born in Owatonna, Minnesota, on February 6, 1951, to Melvin and Marie (Deml) Thamert. Mark and Mary, along with his other siblings, Virginia, Richard and Robert, grew up on the family farm. Mark […]