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Category: Activities

2 seniors Chosen for all-state Music Camps

Every year the Minnesota Music Educators Association invites the top high school musicians from across the state to audition for selection in the All-State Ensembles. Out of the hundreds of students who apply every year, Lincoln ’24 and Levi ’24 were selected for state honors.

SJP Seniors Receive 2023 MSHSL AAA Award

Saint John’s Prep School Students Earn AAA Award Collegeville, MN:  Seniors Sam Dehne and Kate McGee are the 2022-23 Saint John’s Prep recipients of the “Triple A (Academics, Arts and Athletics) Award” by the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL).  According to the MSHSL, the purpose of this program is to recognize and honor high […]

SJP Senior Named to Governor’s Cabinet

Nora Miller ’23 Appointed to Governor’s Cabinet for Young Women “I hope that we will be able to develop initiatives and set into motion actions that will positively impact the lives of women today as well as future generations.” Saint John’s Prep Senior Nora Miller has been named to the Governor’s Young Women’s Cabinet. Governor […]

What Is a Prep School?

While it’s possible in many states for any private school to call itself a prep school, generally speaking, a prep school is designed to better prepare students for entering post-secondary education, including the most selective colleges and universities. Of course, every high school is tasked with getting its students ready for their next steps. However, […]

MakerSpace to generate new innovations in 3D design, coding and robotics

Saint John’s Prep’s New Maker’s Space dubbed the “Hacklab Project”This fall we’ve opened a new maker’s space in the Learning Resource Center (LRC). Under the leadership of Br. Dan Morgan, the cleverly named “Hacklab Project” will amplify STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) learning and engagement at Prep. This space will generate new innovations in […]

Saint John’s Prep Launches new partnership with the Wirth Center

Wirth Center PartnershipReflecting our strong commitment to creative expression and the performing arts, we are thrilled to announce that beginning this fall we will collaborate with the Wirth Center to bring piano and voice lessons to students at school during their open period or study hall. This partnership is in addition to our instrumental and voice lessons currently offered […]

Saint John’s Prep and CentraCare Health Present Documentary on Mental Health

Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety A Documentary on Mental Health Click here to Register Saint John’s Prep and CentraCare Behavioral Health are joining forces to screen an important documentary about mental health for students and parents next month. “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety” will be shown on October 25 at 6:30 p.m. for parents and […]

Athletics and Activities Update June 11th

Track & Field Lance Nydeen & Bob Ellenbecker Justine Meyer ’20 competed in the high jump at the Minnesota State High School League State Track and Field Meet on Friday, June 8 at Hamline University in Saint Paul.  In front of a packed stadium and event area, Justine cleared the first height and advanced.  For […]

Athletics and Activities Update June 4th

Girls’ Soccer Mr. Larson returns as Head Coach for the girls’ soccer team for the 2018 season. Mr. Larson stepped back in the 2017 season in order to watch his son competing for the Cambridge-Isanti boys’ team. Mr. Yanke filled in very well and will continue to help with the team-when family logistics make it […]

Athletics and Activities Update May 21st

Boys’ Tennis Mark Muntifering The tennis team earned an exciting victory in round 1 of the section 5A tournament; defeating New London-Spicer 4-3. The dynamic duo of Christian Brenny ’18 and Jack Rogers ’18 won at number 3 doubles in straight sets 6-4, 7-6 (winning the tie breaker 8-6). The entire match came down to […]