Upcoming events

Feb
20
Thu
Southwest Florida Stand-Up @ The Home of Larry '60 and Renee Jordan in Estero, Florida
Feb 20 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Southwest Florida Stand-Up

Join us for a fun evening in beautiful the Bonita Springs area community of Estero, Florida. We will welcome alumni and friends at the home of Larry ’60 and Renee Jordan for a casual buffet and cocktails.

Estero is nestled right next to Bonita Springs, between Naples and Fort Meyers. This event is free, hosted courtesy of Larry and Renee.

Join representatives from Saint John’s Prep for this gathering. Hear what’s happening in Collegeville and learn what’s ahead in the exciting future of our school and community.

Please make sure to RSVP by February 17. The Jordan’s live in a gated community and we need to make sure your name is added to the guest list. We will share their address and directions after you register for the event.

Mar
11
Wed
Tucson Alumni Stand-Up @ El Corral
Mar 11 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us in sunny Tucson, Arizona on Wednesday, March 11 for a friendly alumni gathering. John Goshy ’87 is helping coordinate this casual gathering at El Corral. We’ll enjoy appetizers and a cash bar will be available. Alumni will hear an update from Collegeville, including details about our massive renovation project in Saint Michael Hall.

Expect great food on March 11! Over the past 40 years, El Corral has become known as one of the best Tucson restaurants, serving Tucsonans and their guests some of the best prime rib in Arizona.

Mar
12
Thu
Phoenix Alumni Stand-Up @ Phoenix Country Club
Mar 12 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Phoenix Alumni Stand-Up

Please join Head of School Jon McGee and John ’63 and Ginny Ford to celebrate Saint John’s Prep at the Phoenix Country Club. Alumni will hear updates from Collegeville and learn more about our renovation project in Saint Michael Hall. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served during this friendly gathering.

The Phoenix Country Club is known for its beautiful grounds, golf course and swimming pools. The golf course is home of the Charles Schwab Champions Cup. Come hear about the exciting things happening at Saint John’s Prep while enjoying this beautiful club!

Jun
12
Fri
All School Reunion @ Saint John's Preparatory School
Jun 12 – Jun 14 all-day

Save the Date! June 12-14, 2020

It’s time to make plans to return to Saint John’s Prep for our All School Reunion 2020. We’re excited to welcome back our alumni/ae and families for this weekend of friendship and fun. Plan to join us June 12-14 in Collegeville. There are several events listed below and others will be added as we get closer to the event.
These plans are still in the works, let us know if there’s something specific you’d like to do!

Friday, June 12
Individual Class Events (let us know your plans and we’ll share them!)

  • 5:30 pm Twin Towers Dinner and Social in SJU Quad 170
    *This will include the induction ceremony for the Class of 1970. Twin Towers members and their guests are welcome to attend this event. After dinner, the room is reserved for the Class of 1970 for an evening of remembrances and celebrations.
    The Twin Towers Club is for all alumni who graduated 50 years ago or longer. If you graduated before 1970 and have not been a part of the ceremony and received your hat, please contact us! 
  • Individual Class Events: Friday night is an ideal night to get together with your classmates. Whether you meet on campus, in St. Cloud or in the Twin Cities, let us know of your plans! We’re happy to help you share the details with your classmates.
Class of 1969 50th Reunion Webpag

Saturday, June 13
Tentative ALL SCHOOL REUNION EVENTS
These plans are still in the works, let us know if there’s something specific you’d like to do!

  • 9:00 am Nature Walk on Campus
    Meet in School Lobby
  • 10:00 am Coffee Talk
    Weber Center
  • 10:30 am Saint John’s Prep History Lesson
  • 11:30 pm BBQ Lunch
    Weber Center and SJP Lawn
  • 1:00 pm Class photos on the front lawn
  • Free time, campus tours including classroom building and Saint Michael Hall
  • 2:00 pm Saint John’s Bible Gallery Tour
    Alcuin Library, Lower Level
  • 4:00 pm Mass
    Location TBD
  • 5:00 pm Champagne Toast and social
    Weber Center
  • 5:45 pm Dinner
    Weber Center
  • 6:00 pm Party and Entertainment
    Weber Center

Sunday, June 14
ALL SCHOOL REUNION EVENTS

  • 10:30 am Mass in the Abbey Church
  • Breakfast is available from 7:00-8:30am in the Refectory. Lunch is available from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Payment can be made with cash or credit card at the door.

Planning Support
We are happy to support individual classes as they plan their own events. Space on campus is limited, but we can direct you to great locations in St. Cloud and Central Minnesota. We’ll also help you spread the word about your event. Please contact Jill Pauly if you are planning a gathering for your class.

Housing
We’re proud to offer three recommendations for housing for reunion weekend. A very limited number of rooms are available at the Saint John’s Abbey Guest House, located next to the main Prep building. Call 320-363-2573 for availability.

Saint John’s University Dining and Events has several options available in the SJU residence halls, located on the Collegeville campus. Rooms and rates will be announced in early February.

Saint John’s Prep has a room block at the new Residence Inn in Waite Park, MN. This hotel is located near the St. Joseph city limits. Click here to see rates, check availability and book a room, or call 320-640-0200, make sure to mention you are with the Saint John’s Prep Reunion. The rooms in the room block need to be reserved by May 12, 2020.