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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 […]

In Memoriam ~ James Nordlund ’57

James Nordlund ’57  Dr. James Nordlund died at age 82 years on July 24, 2022, after a long battle with cancer. He was born to Lenart and Florence Nordlund in St. Paul, Minnesota, one of five children.   He went to college at St. John’s University in Collegeville, MN and subsequently graduated from medical school […]

In Memoriam ~ Charles Grell

Parent of Jack ’17 (grad), Grace ’19 (non-grad) Charles Grell   Funeral Service will be 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2022, at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring for Charles Grell, age 68, who died Monday at the St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by his loving family. A gathering of family and friends will […]

In Memoriam ~ David Wagner ’62

David Wagner ’62   David Joseph Wagner, the son of Thomas and Margarette (Jackins) Wagner was born on May 24, 1944 in Saint Joseph, Minnesota. He died at the age of 78 years on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at his home on his family ranch under the care of his family and hospice in Towner, […]

In Memoriam ~ Ramon “Ray” Edmund Thomes ’48  

Ramon “Ray” Edmund Thomes ’48   Ramon “Ray” Edmund Thomes was born in 1930 in Arlington, Minnesota to Mathilda (Murray) and Edmund Thomes. He attended grade school and two years of high school in Arlington and transferred as a junior to St. John’s Prep School in Collegeville, Minnesota. Ray graduated from St. John’s University followed […]

In Memoriam ~ Patrick McNeil ’55

Patrick McNeil ’55  Patrick E. McNeil, age 84, of Dayton, MN passed away June 26, 2022. Survived by wife, Mary Anne; sons, Michael, Timothy, Daniel (Amy), Terry. Mass of Christian Burial July 9, 2022 at 11:00 A.M., St. John the Baptist Church, Dayton, MN. Visitation one hour prior to service and also Friday, July […]

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: Saint John’s […]

In Memoriam ~ Leonard Merdan

Leonard “Lenny” Merdan Father of: Kenneth Merdan, Dean Merdan, Curtis Merdan ‘89, Lyle Merdan ‘92, Taunya Poser ’94 and MaryAlice Faust ‘98   Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10am on Tuesday, June 21st at St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville for Leonard R. Merdan, age 76, of Albany, MN who passed away on Thursday, June […]

In Memoriam ~ Loretta Pfannenstein

Lori Pfannenstein Retired Staff Member Mother of Jeff, Al, Ann, Tim ’86 and Paul ’88 October 9, 1939-June 3, 2022   A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph for Loretta A. “Lori” Pfannenstein, age 82 of St. Joseph who […]