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In Memoriam ~ Charles “Chuck” Powers ’47

Charles “Chuck Powers ’47  Charles James Powers was born on January 4, 1928 in Jamestown, North Dakota and passed away in Spokane, Washington on December 5, 2022, just shy of his 95th birthday. Chuck grew up in LaMoure, North Dakota and was the only son of Albert E. and Pearl Powers. His beloved sisters Catherine […]

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 […]

In Memoriam ~ Fr. Rene Thomas McGraw, OSB ’53

Fr. Rene Thomas McGraw, OSB ’53   Monk of Saint John’s Abbey Collegeville, Minnesota BORN: 19 JUNE 1935 PROFESSED: 11 JULY 1956 ORDAINED: 2 JUNE 1962 DIED: 20 NOVEMBER 2022   Thomas William McGraw was the second oldest of five children born to Joseph and Lucile Frances (Ryan) McGraw in Litchfield, Minnesota, on June 19, 1935. Thomas received […]

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 […]

My Thanksgiving is Perpetual

Head of School Jon McGee shared the following Thanksgiving message with our families this week. We hope you and your family have a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. We are grateful for your support! I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual. Henry David Thoreau Be present in all things and thankful […]

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 […]

In Memoriam ~ john Krebsbach ’48

John Krebsbach ’48 (Non-grad) Father of Mark Krebsbach ’76    Memorial services celebrating the life of John Krebsbach, age 93, of St. Joseph will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. John passed away on Friday, October, 14, 2022 at the Assumption Home in Cold […]

In Memoriam ~ Peder Gilbert, son of Wayne Gilbert ’66

It is with great sadness and loss of what was, and perhaps most importantly, what could have been that we announce the death of our dear son, Peder Cameron Gilbert, who passed away at age 48 on Oct 13, 2022, from a catastrophic cardiac event known as aortic dissection. He is survived by his son, […]

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 […]