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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 –…

SJP Senior Named National Merit Finalist

Saint John’s Prep’s Alton Mies ’21 Recognized by NMS Collegeville, MN:  Saint John’s Prep Senior Alton Mies, son of Susan and Jeff Mies of Cold Spring, MN is a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Alton is the brother…

Our Role in a Complex World- Commentary from Jon McGee

Our Role in a Complex World “Before any action we take, we must remember to move forward with love.” Martin Luther King, Jr. All of us likely would acknowledge that we live in remarkably complicated times. But our students –…

2020-21 Academics, Arts and Athletics Award

Seniors Alton Mies and Valeriya Woodard are the 2020-21 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…

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…

Saint John’s Prep Alumnus Releases New Book

Futurist Jack Uldrich ’82 Explores Ways to Face Uncharted and Unpredictable Times In his new book, Business as Unusual: A Futurist’s Unorthodox, Unconventional, and Uncomfortable Guide to Doing Business, Saint John’s Prep School alumnus and global futurist, Jack Uldrich ’82,…

Alton Mies ’21 is Named as National Merit Semi-Finalist

Saint John’s Prep Senior Alton Mies, son of Susan and Jeff Mies of Cold Spring, is a semi-finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Alton is one of the 16,000 students nationwide to earn the honor as semi-finalist. Alton is…