Press Releases

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…

Saint John’s Prep School Students Earn AAA Award

Seniors Jeremiah Weber and Justine Meyer are the 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…

Saint John’s Prep Middle School Students Raise Money for Anna Marie’s Alliance

Saint John’s Preparatory School is proud to congratulate the 7th and 8th grade students for raising $1,897.01 for Anna Marie’s Alliance. With the help of Col. Frank Imholte of Black Diamond Auctioneers, the students took part in a “white elephant”…

Yvonne Schilplin Receives SJP Benedictine Spirit Award

Saint John’s Prep is proud to announce that Yvonne Schilplin is the recipient of the 2019 Benedictine Spirit Award. Head of School Jon McGee recognized Yvonne at the Saint John’s Prep Appreciation Dinner held at Midland Hills Country Club in…

Three Saint John’s Prep Students named Commended Students in National Merit Scholarship Program

Saint John’s Prep Congratulates Commended Students in National Merit Scholarship Program Congratulations to Miranda Curnutt ’20, Claire Kissela ’20 and Luc Westling ’20 for being honored as Commended Students by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. We are pleased to announce…

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…

Class of 2019 Earns 100% College Acceptance Rate

Congratulations to the Class of 2019! Members of the Class of 2019 were all accepted to a 4- year college or university. The class earned more than three million dollars in scholarships from all of the colleges from which they…

Saint John’s Preparatory School Announces Top Ten 2019 Graduates

Congratulations to the Class of 2019! Saint John’s Preparatory School in Collegeville will hold its 162nd commencement ceremony Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Saint John’s Abbey Church, beginning with a 10:00 a.m. with a Baccalaureate Mass, followed by the…