Faculty News

Saint John’s Prep: Convocation 2021

Saint John’s Prep Begins 165th Year with Convocation ceremony Saint John’s Prep hosted Convocation 2021 in the Saint John’s Abbey Church on August 25, 2021. This ceremony marks the 165th year of education for Saint John’s Preparatory School. The program…

Hope this Easter

Easter Hope “Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection not in books alone but in every leaf in springtime.” Martin Luther “We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.” Pope John Paul II It is no…

From the Head of School: Our Lenten Journey

A Lenten Journey Journey is an oft-used metaphor to describe Lent, no doubt because the season spans a total of 46 days and provides ample time for thoughtful spiritual and personal reflection. The dictionary defines journey as both a noun –…

Studying the Benedictine Value of Justice with Saint Benedict’s 12 Antidotes for Entitlement

Campus Ministry Director Br. Lucian Lopez, OSB shares a portion of a student discussion about Saint Benedict’s 12 Antidotes for Entitlement.   This semester, as a community, we are exploring the Benedictine value of Justice. As we learn about justice,…

Christmas and New Year Message from the Head of School

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Below is a message Head of School Jon McGee shared with our families this Christmas season. Dear Parents, To rephrase the opening lines of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, “Finals are over: to…

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…

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…

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…

“It’s June 19th, and I already miss teaching at my school, Saint John’s Prep.”

A Short Reflection from Ms. Fitch… It’s June 19th and I already miss teaching. It’s true. More specifically, though, it’s June 19th and I already miss teaching at my school, Saint John’s Prep. These first few weeks at home have…

Saint John’s Preparatory School Names New Principal after National Search

Dr. Christine Glomski, Ed.D. Joins Saint John’s prep As Principal in July   Saint John’s Preparatory School is proud to name Dr. Christine Glomski, Ed.D., as its next principal. Dr. Glomski joins Saint John’s Prep alongside Jon McGee, who was…