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15 Students Receive Honors on the National German Exam

Saint John’s Prep is proud to announce the achievements of our students in the National German Exam. The exam taken yearly by over 20,000 students nationwide and by about 1,000 students from Minnesota. The exam tests the reading and listening components and skills as well as grammatical structures. Students in the 90th percentile and higher […]

Athletics and Activities Update February 26th

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Coach Bryan Backes & Henry Smith, Jr. The girls’ notched another victory last Tuesday evening at Willmar Community Christian School defeating the Warriors 62 to53. The Johnnies took an early lead and never trailed, but the Warriors battled the entire game and several times the Johnnies had to find a way to […]

Katie Bergstrom ’83 to Serve as Interim Principal

Interim Principal 2018-2019 School Year Headmaster Fr. Jonathan Licari, OSB has named Katie Bergstrom ’83 as the interim principal for the 2018-19 school year. Katie currently serves as Chair of our Saint John’s Prep Board of Regents and will resign that role while serving as interim principal. This year, Fr. Licari and the Board of […]

Athletics and Activities Update February 20th

Math Meet Coach Mary Rueter Way to go Math Team! The SJP math team won their last regular season divisional meet. This was truly an amazing team effort! Two of the varsity competitors left school sick on Monday and were unable to compete at the meet, Steve Wang ’19, and Christine Xu ’19 stepped in […]

Athletics and Activities Update February 12th

Girls’ Hockey Coach Amanda Monkman Way to go Jordyn ’18! The River Lakes Stars opened the Section 6A playoffs with a thrilling 2-1 victory over Northern Lakes (a cooperative sponsorship between: Crosby-Ironton, Pequot Lakes, and Pine River-Backus High Schools). SJP Senior Jordyn Tomaszewski played another incredible game in goal-holding Northern Lakes to only one goal-and stopping […]

Athletics and Activities Update February 5th

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Coach Bryan Backes & Henry Smith, Jr. The’Johnnie’ girls’ basketball team had their most challenging week of the season, playing 3 games against the toughest opponents on this year’s schedule. If that wasn’t enough, flu, colds and other ailments made their way to the team. Despite it all the team had a […]

Athletic and Activities Update January 29th

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Coach Bryan Backes & Henry Smith, Jr. The Johnnies celebrated ‘Senior Night’ on January 18 to honor Senior Captain A’ishah Smith’s 4-year basketball career with Saint John’s Prep. The school spirit was evident with an enthusiastic fan section and the team responded delivering its best game of the year-a thrilling back and […]

Saint John’s Prep is Ready to Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week January 29-February 2, 2018 Next week is Catholic Schools Week! Among our special events is an all-school Mass on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. in the Saint John’s Abbey Church. Parents, grandparents and siblings are welcome to join us for this special Mass with Fr. Robert Rolfes, Vicar General of […]

Athletics and Activities Update January 22nd

Girls’ Middle School Basketball Coach Mary Jo Leighton & Pat Bechtold The Middle School girls faced one of their toughest opponents for their first game of the season in Swanville.  Our girls played tough and didn’t give up the whole game.  They were led in scoring by 8th grader, Jaedyn Nydeen with 7 points, followed up […]

Athletics and Activities Update January 15th

Nordic Skiing Coach Bob Ellenbecker Prep Results from 2018 PB n’ J Invitational  On Friday, January 12th, Prep hosted its home invitational under difficult weather and snow conditions.  Because of a lack of snow on campus we were forced to move the race to Riverside Park in St. Cloud.  While skiable, the course at Riverside […]