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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. […]

New Curriculum Focuses on Academic Distinction and Excellence

Community Update: Important Curricular News February 23, 2022 Dear Prep Community, In spring 2021, the Board of Regents approved a new strategic plan for the school focused on academic distinction and excellence. The plan calls us to develop our curriculum, faculty, and learning experiences in support of outstanding educational outcomes and our identity as a […]

6th Graders Create New Monetary System Based on Service

Students Reward Each Other for Serving School & Community The creativity of our 6th graders is on full display this winter. They independently created a company and monetary system of ‘bucks.’ By being kind to one another, helping around the classroom and school, supporting their teachers, having good attitudes or sharp swagger, students earned ‘bucks’ […]

Saint John’s Prep School Students Earn 2022 AAA Award

Bolton & Nydeen named Academics, Arts and Athletics Award Recipients Seniors Matthew Bolton and Jaedyn Nydeen are the 2021-22 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 recognize and honor high […]

6th Graders Support Toys for Tots with Candy Cane Sales

Candy Canes for Christmas   During Advent, the 6th graders put together candy cane greetings to sell to their fellow Prep students. This special delivery effort was a sweet way to help others! The 6th graders put together, sold, and delivered around 150 candy cane grams. Together they raised over $300 from candy cane sales. […]

Saint John’s Prep Middle School Students Raise $2,054 for Anna Marie’s Alliance

White Elephant Auction Teaches Students About Auction and Helps Families in Need Saint John’s Prep students are supporting families in need this Christmas by raising over $2,000 for Anna Marie’s Alliance. With the help of Col. Frank Imholte of Black Diamond Auctioneers, the students took part in a “white elephant” auction to raise the funds. […]

Senior Receives Full Scholarship to Grinnell College Through National Program

Saint John’s Prep Senior Receives Four-Year Full Tuition, Room and Board Scholarship from Questbridge Senior Noelle Buehrer has earned a 4 year scholarship to Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa through the Questbridge college match program. The full four-year scholarship covers tuition, room and board, and books.  Noelle is the daughter of Barth and Michelle Buehrer […]

Students Support St. Joseph Families with a Thanksgiving Food Drive

Prep Students Raise more than $2,300 in annual Thanksgiving Food Drive 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. SJP Campus Ministry Director Tricia Lyngen and the SJP Service Club loaded 20 boxes and bags of food into […]

Jaedyn Nydeen ’22 Named to All-State Team

Johnnie Soccer Player Receives State Recognition Jaedyn Nydeen ’22 has been named to the Class A girls’ soccer all-state second team. All-state award winners were recognized at a St. Paul banquet on Oct. 24th along with those teams who qualified for the state tournament. Jaedyn is the daughter of Lance and Pam Nydeen of St. […]

Saint John’s Prep’s Matthew Bolton Named National Merit Semi-Finalist

Bolton Among 16,000 Students Honored Nationwide Saint John’s Prep Senior Matthew Bolton, son of Nicole and Aaron Bolton of Sartell is a semi-finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Matthew is also the older brother of Amanda ’25 and Sarah ’25 Bolton. Matthew is one of the 16,000 students nationwide to earn the honor as […]