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SJP Students Study Abroad in japan

Three Johnnies are spending part of their summer in Japan! Isabel Crue ’25, Miranda Louis ’24, and Livi Kremer ‘24 are spending part of their summer at Kaisei Gakuin High School, Prep’s partner school in Hokkaido, Japan. Isabel, Miranda and Livi are taking part in a one-month study abroad trip. These Johnnies are learning about […]

Colleges and Universities for the Class of 2024

Below is a comprehensive list of colleges and universities for the Saint John’s Prep Class of 2024. Boston CollegeUniversity of California San DiegoCarleton CollegeConcordia College MoorheadCollege of Saint BenedictDenison UniversityDrake UniversityFranklin and Marshall CollegeHamline UniversityLawrence UniversityLoyola University ChicagoLuther CollegeMacalester CollegeUniversity of Michigan Ann ArborUniversity of Minnesota DuluthUniversity of Minnesota Twin CitiesUniversity of North DakotaUniversity of […]

Congratulations to the Class of 2024

Saint John’s Prep Congratulates 47 Gradates in 2024 Saint John’s Prep proudly hosted the Baccalaureate Mass and commencement ceremony for the Class of 2024 on May 24 in the Saint John’s Abbey Church. Saint Cloud Diocese Bishop Patrick Neary and Saint John’s Abbey Abbot Douglas Mullin, OSB presided at the Baccalaureate Mass, with Principal Dr. […]

In Memoriam ~ Mary Elizabeth Tadich

Mary Elizabeth Tadich, 64, passed peacefully on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 in Minneapolis. Born on September 25, 1959, to Mary Catherine (Nevin) and Donald Martin, she grew up in Bloomington, MN. Her ancestors emigrated from Counties Mayo and Sligo in Ireland and from Croatia before immigrating to Green Isle, MN and Eagle River, WI, respectively, […]

In Memoriam ~ Sylvester Theisen

Sylvester TheisenFather of David Theisen ’74 Dr. Sylvester ‘Sy’ Theisen died peacefully on March 18, 2024, at home in St. Joseph, at the age of 99. Born August 22, 1924, on a farm near Cold Spring, Minnesota, Sylvester (“Sy”) was the eighth of ten children of Math and Catherine (Kinzer) Theisen. After graduating from St. […]

In Memoriam ~ Beckie Ann Schaefer

Rebecca ‘Beckie’ SchaeferMother of Adam Schaefer ’00 Rebecca “Beckie” A. Schaefer, 71, of Litchfield, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at Lakeside Generations Health Care in Dassel. Celebration of Beckie’s life will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2024, at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Service. Beckie was born […]

In Memoriam~ Patrick J. Scully Sr.

Patrick J. Scully Sr.Father of Michael Scully ’74 Patrick Joseph Scully Sr., a loving husband, father, and grandfather died peacefully at Regina Senior Living on Wednesday morning, April 3, 2024, at the age of 98. Pat was a former longtime Dakota County Commissioner, businessman and friend to many. Patrick, the son of Michael and Mary […]

In Memoriam~ August J. Fischer Jr. ’57

August ‘Augie’ J. Fischer, Jr. ’57 Brother of William A. Fischer ’59 On Thursday, February 15, 2024, August Jacob Fischer Jr., a beloved husband, father/grandfather, and avid golfer, passed away while at sea in the Antarctic Ocean. He was eighty-four. Born in Wall Lake, Iowa in 1939, to August and Maurine Fischer. Augie attended Saint John’s […]

In Memoriam – Gregory j. DeWitt ’69

Gregory Joseph DeWitt, age 73, of Stillwater, Minnesota, and Rio Verde, Arizona, passed away on March 25, 2024. He was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on March 15, 1951. Greg prioritized family and friends, never missing an opportunity to celebrate special occasions with loved ones in Rio Verde and Stillwater. He was a mentor to […]

In Memoriam – Nicholas ‘Nic” Michael Wenner ’78

Nicholas ‘Nic’ Michael Wenner ’78Brother of Maureen Wenner ’79, Lucy Jurek ’80, Susan Obbink ’81, and Margaret ‘Maggie’ Wenner ’82 Nicholas M. Wenner, age 64, of Bloomington, MN, went to be with his Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, on March 20, 2024, while surrounded by his loving family at Abbott Northwestern Hospital after a hard-fought battle […]