From the Head of School

Saint John’s Prep Named Best Catholic School in Minnesota

SJP cited among the top 25 Catholic schools in the United States & the #1 STEM school in Stearns County With so much news today dominated by issues ranging from challenging to divisive to outright tragic, it is sometimes easy…

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…

FALL 2021 COVID PROTOCOLS

Community Update COVID Protocols for Fall 2021 Saint John’s Preparatory School is committed to providing a safe and healthy campus for students, faculty and staff, families, and visitors. Our health and safety protocols seek to reduce the risk of transmission…

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 –…

Christmas Blessings from Saint John’s Prep

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came to be through him, and without him nothing came to be. What came…

Thanksgiving 2020: Reflect in Gratitude

Thanksgiving 2020 The following message was shared by Head of School Jon McGee to Saint John’s Prep families for Thanksgiving 2020.   “Gratitude at its deepest level embraces all of life with thanksgiving: the good and the bad, the joyful…

Dear Students: Looking Ahead to Election Day

Election Day 2020 Below is a message about the November 3 Head of School Jon McGee shared with our Upper School students in grades 9-12. Dear Students, We are now just one week away from election day. For some seniors…

Hope and Community

The following message was sent to students, parents, alumni and friends of Saint John’s Prep. June 2, 2020 Dear Prep Community, It has been a week of profound tragedy and sorrow for our state and our country.The killing of George…

The Easter Gift of Hope

Dear Saint John’s Prep Community, Hope is central to the message of the Triduum and the Easter season that follows. Hope in something greater beyond this life, beyond ourselves. It is not a hope based on wishful thinking or fantasy,…

With Gratitude and Gratefulness: A Thanksgiving Message

A Thanksgiving Message from Head of School Jon McGee Dear Parents and Saint John’s Prep Families, As our students look forward to the five-day Thanksgiving break this week and the rush to Christmas that will commence when they return, it’s…