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Saint John’s Prep is a premier arts and sciences world school where we prize imagination, creativity and discovery. Prep offers experiences that nurture curiosity and expand horizons. We invite you to discover Saint John’s Prep!
We take learning seriously at Saint John’s Prep. Our outstanding faculty and staff challenge our students to reach beyond the familiar to try something new, to create, imagine or invent. We engage our students not only as they are but in relation to all that they can become.
Saint John’s Prep offers athletic, co-curricular and arts programs that are committed to a quality experience, highlighted by hard work, pride, and teamwork. We encourage students to try new things and challenge themselves to learn and grow outside of the classroom.
Every student takes part in our Fine Arts Program at Saint John’s Prep. Our well-rounded curriculum supports the development of appreciation and passion for fine arts that will last a lifetime.
Saint John’s Prep offers a spirited array of varsity and intramural sports. Our programs are inclusive with a strong emphasis on teamwork. Our sports teams give Prep students the opportunity to grow interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills.
Mr. Erickson is originally from the tiny town (population under 40) of Wolford, North Dakota. He earned his BS in English from Minnesota State University-Moorhead and MS in English from St. Cloud State University. Robert began his teaching career in Killdeer, North Dakota where he also served as the head boys’ basketball coach. After two years of graduate school where he taught composition as a teaching assistant, he joined Saint John’s Prep in 1991. Mr. Erickson currently teaches English 9, British Literature, and World Literature. He initiated our school’s literary magazine, The Triangle, and still serves as its supervisor.
Mr. Erickson spent one month in England observing schools and has led the popular student tours to London several times. He has also traveled to Canada, Sweden, Norway, and Iceland. Other than traveling, he enjoys basketball, baseball, reading, and theater.
Although Saint John’s Prep is located on an incredibly beautiful campus, Mr. Erickson says the people make the place special. Prep students are amazing with their zest for life and learning—they continually make him optimistic about our world’s future. Mr. Erickson says his colleagues are engaging, cooperative, dedicated and generous—a true pleasure to be around.
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