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SJP Senior Named to Governor’s Cabinet

Nora Miller ’23 Appointed to Governor’s Cabinet for Young Women “I hope that we will be able to develop initiatives and set into motion actions that will positively impact the lives of women today as well as future generations.” Saint John’s Prep Senior Nora Miller has been named to the Governor’s Young Women’s Cabinet. Governor […]

SJP Students Raise over $2,600 for Thanksgiving food drive

We are GratefulThanksgiving Food Drive Raises more than $2,600 for Local Families in Need Saint John’s Prep students, faculty and staff are sharing the spirit of Thanksgiving by donating food and money to the St. Joseph Community Food Shelf. The Thanksgiving food drive benefitting the Food Shelf was a huge success thanks to the efforts […]

Prep Named Top Catholic School in Minnesota

SJP CITED AMONG THE TOP CATHOLIC SCHOOLS IN THE UNITED STATES & THE Top STEM SCHOOL IN STEARNS COUNTY Saint John’s Prep is thrilled to announce that we were recognized by Niche as the best Catholic high school in Minnesota in their 2023 Best School Rankings! We also were cited among the top 30 Catholic schools in the […]

SJP Cross Country Runners Compete at State Meet

The boys’ and girls’ cross country team ended the season on a rainy and cold day at the State Cross Country Meet on Saturday, November 5 at St. Olaf College. Representing the girls’ team was Section 5A third place runner Olivia Pauly ’24. She placed 30th overall at the state meet, improving her 2021 placement […]

Spiritual Reflection: A Dog’s Life

“It’s a Dog’s Life…”- we can only hope so! A reflection from Campus Ministry Director Chris Smith “I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. For me, they are the role model for being alive.” – Gilda Radner One of the unexpected gifts of my 24 year old daughter moving in […]

What Is a Prep School?

While it’s possible in many states for any private school to call itself a prep school, generally speaking, a prep school is designed to better prepare students for entering post-secondary education, including the most selective colleges and universities. Of course, every high school is tasked with getting its students ready for their next steps. However, […]

MakerSpace to generate new innovations in 3D design, coding and robotics

Saint John’s Prep’s New Maker’s Space dubbed the “Hacklab Project”This fall we’ve opened a new maker’s space in the Learning Resource Center (LRC). Under the leadership of Br. Dan Morgan, the cleverly named “Hacklab Project” will amplify STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) learning and engagement at Prep. This space will generate new innovations in […]

Saint John’s Prep Launches new partnership with the Wirth Center

Wirth Center PartnershipReflecting our strong commitment to creative expression and the performing arts, we are thrilled to announce that beginning this fall we will collaborate with the Wirth Center to bring piano and voice lessons to students at school during their open period or study hall. This partnership is in addition to our instrumental and voice lessons currently offered […]

Saint John’s Prep Partners with Lewis & Clark College to offer Guaranteed Admission & $100,000 Scholarship

Saint John’s Prep Partners with Lewis & Clark College to offerGuaranteed Admission & $100,000 Scholarship Saint John’s Prep who graduate with a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher are guaranteed admission to Lewis & Clark College Minimum scholarship for qualified graduates is $25,000/year ($100,000 total). More information can be found on our website: https://sjprep.net/academics/university-partnership-programs/ Saint John’s […]

Class of 2022 Top Ten

Saint John’s Preparatory School Announces Top Ten 2022 Graduates Saint John’s Preparatory School in Collegeville will hold its 165th commencement ceremony Friday, May 27, 2022 at the Saint John’s Abbey Church, beginning with a 3:00 p.m. with a Baccalaureate Mass, followed by a commencement ceremony.  Forty two students will receive diplomas. The seniors selected Mr. […]