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first day of School is August 23

Saint John’s Prep will launch our 167th school year on August 23, 2023. The day will begin with the annual convocation ceremony in the Saint John’s Abbey Church at 8:30am. The program includes a march of flags, blessings, words of wisdom and inspirational messages.

Physics Teacher Receives Inaugural Teaching Excellence Award

Saint John’s Prep Physics Teacher Charles Miller has been named as the first recipient of the Twomey Family Teaching Excellence Award. The honor, created and endowed by the family of Darla and Chris ’66 Twomey, recognizes the extraordinary commitment our faculty make to their students, to the school, to their discipline, and to their profession. […]

Track and Field 2023 STATE CHAMPIONS: BOYS’ 4x800m Relay

MSHSL State Track and Field Meet June 8 & 9, 2023 2023 STATE CHAMPIONS BOYS’ 4x800m Relay!!! It has been an incredible season for the Saint John’s Prep 2023 Boys’ and Girls’ SJP Track and Field Team! We just finished our season at the Minnesota State high School League Track and Field Meet at St. […]

Senior Awards for the Class of 2023

During our commencement ceremony each year, Principal Dr. Glomski and Head of School Jon McGee award four senior awards to individual graduates. The Class of 2023 graduated from Saint John’s Prep on Mary 26 in the Saint John’s Abbey Church.

Class of 2023 Colleges and Universities

The members of the Class of 2023 are officially alumni of Saint John’s Preparatory School! They are now preparing for their next adventures at colleges and universities all over the world. Saint John’s Prep proudly hosted the Baccalaureate Mass and commencement ceremony for the Class of 2023 on May 26 in the Saint John’s Abbey […]

Class of 2023 Commencement

Saint John’s Prep proudly hosted the Baccalaureate Mass and commencement ceremony for the Class of 2023 on May 26 in the Saint John’s Abbey Church. Saint Cloud Diocese Bishop Patrick Neary and Saint John’s Abbey Abbot John Klassen ’67, OSB presided at the Baccalaureate Mass, with Principal Dr. Christine Glomski and Head of School Jon […]

Prep Students Spend Summer in Japan

Three Johnnies are spending part of their summer in Japan. Emma Zaun ’24, Scout Swanstrom ’24 and Victoria Grandy ’23 are living at Kaisei Gakuin High School, Prep’s partner school in Hokkaido, Japan. The one-month study opportunity offers Johnnies the chance to learn about another culture and immerse themselves in the Kaisei Gakuin community as […]

Sean Chen ’23 Earns Drake Physics Scholarship

Prep 2023 Graduate Earns Prestigious $200,000 Drake Physics Scholarship Saint John’s Prep is proud to congratulate Sean Chen ’23 for earning the Drake Physics Scholarship. This is a four-year, full tuition scholarship for physics or astronomy majors who attend Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Sean earned the scholarship after placing third in the nation […]

Prep Students Selected for all-state Music Honors

Every year the Minnesota Music Educators Association invites the top high school musicians from across the state to audition for selection in the All-State Ensembles. Out of the hundreds of students who apply every year, Prep is honored to have two students selected for participation this year! Lincoln ’24 was selected to participate on bass […]

Celebrate Hope and Glory

“It is always possible to begin anew because there is always a new life that God can awaken in us in spite of all our failures.”Pope Francis “The great gift of Easter is hope.”Cardinal Basil Hume  Those of us living in northern climes have, and must have, a particular affinity for hope at this time […]