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Month: November 2022

In Memoriam ~ Fr. Rene Thomas McGraw, OSB ’53

Fr. Rene Thomas McGraw, OSB ’53   Monk of Saint John’s Abbey Collegeville, Minnesota BORN: 19 JUNE 1935 PROFESSED: 11 JULY 1956 ORDAINED: 2 JUNE 1962 DIED: 20 NOVEMBER 2022   Thomas William McGraw was the second oldest of five children born to Joseph and Lucile Frances (Ryan) McGraw in Litchfield, Minnesota, on June 19, 1935. Thomas received […]

SJP Students Raise over $2,600 for Thanksgiving food drive

We are GratefulThanksgiving Food Drive Raises more than $2,600 for Local Families in Need Saint John’s Prep students, faculty and staff are sharing the spirit of Thanksgiving by donating food and money to the St. Joseph Community Food Shelf. The Thanksgiving food drive benefitting the Food Shelf was a huge success thanks to the efforts […]

My Thanksgiving is Perpetual

Head of School Jon McGee shared the following Thanksgiving message with our families this week. We hope you and your family have a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. We are grateful for your support! I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual. Henry David Thoreau Be present in all things and thankful […]

Prep Named Top Catholic School in Minnesota

SJP CITED AMONG THE TOP CATHOLIC SCHOOLS IN THE UNITED STATES & THE Top STEM SCHOOL IN STEARNS COUNTY Saint John’s Prep is thrilled to announce that we were recognized by Niche as the best Catholic high school in Minnesota in their 2023 Best School Rankings! We also were cited among the top 30 Catholic schools in the […]

SJP Cross Country Runners Compete at State Meet

The boys’ and girls’ cross country team ended the season on a rainy and cold day at the State Cross Country Meet on Saturday, November 5 at St. Olaf College. Representing the girls’ team was Section 5A third place runner Olivia Pauly ’24. She placed 30th overall at the state meet, improving her 2021 placement […]