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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 seven children—five boys and two girls. His mother was a homemaker and his father a […]

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 years at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, and a career spent […]

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 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 23 at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Sauk […]

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 Saint John’s Prep after teaching internships in both Augsburg, Germany and Edsbyn, Sweden. Ms. Renckens […]

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 Area Director. Ryan is working towards his Doctorate in Education, with a focus in higher […]

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 Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Church […]