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Athletics & Activities 

Athletic Schedules

Students perform in our fall and spring productions. They publish the school newspaper, a literary magazine and yearbook. They compete with other schools, in both athletic and academic Saint John’s Preparatory School offers students a wide and varied group of clubs and organizations to participate in.  In fact, 100% of our Upper School (grades 9-12) level students participate in at least one activity during the school year.
Students in grades 6-8 are encouraged to participate in age-appropriate clubs and activities, as well.  

**2017-18 Athletic Note: gtm.jpg

All athletes need to complete and submit signed Minnesota State High School League Forms prior to the start of practices on August 14. These forms can be found:

  • Parents of all new and returning students need to complete Enrollment Forms, for each student, and submit to the school as soon as possible. Enrollment forms can be found and submitted under the "files and forms" page within Connect2Prep; or
    • Choose ‘eligibility brochure'

The Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) requires athletes to have sports' physicals when entering grade 7 and again when entering grade 10. These physicals need to be completed by August 14th in order to be eligible for fall sports.  Parents of students entering grade 7 and grade 10 in the 2017-2018 school year should schedule these physicals now.  All athletes need to have a sports’ physical on file that is within 3 years.

Activities and Athletics

Our students participate in our travel programs, including studying abroad. They organize to raise funds for disaster relief. They volunteer time at local shelters and package food for use in countries who need it most.They are involved in service opportunities and much more! 

If you are concerned about complex global issues related to poverty or human rights issues, you will find a club or organization to join.  Interested in cycling or learning the benefits of yoga?  There are clubs for those activities as well. If you have an interest that’s not represented, you’re welcome to explore starting a club of your own.

Competitive Athletics:

Soccer, football, girls' swimming, cross country running, basketball, ice hockey, Nordic skiing, alpine skiing, track and field, baseball, softball, tennis and golf. 
Looking for Minnesota State High School Athletic League participation forms? Click here for the MSHSL Forms.

Click here for the Physical Exam Form that is due every three years.

Middle School

Middle School athletic programs are available in all the above competitive athletic offerings. In most instances, they compete at the middle school level, but in cases where there are not enough students to field a middle school team, they may participate at the 9th grade/C squad or Junior Varsity levels.

Intramural Athletics:

Cycling, dance, indoor soccer, volleyball, fitness/games and yoga.


Band, Chamber Choir, Chorus, String Ensemble, Jazz Band  

Student Organizations:

Knowledge Bowl, Student Council, World Club, National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society)

Student Publications:

Yearbook (Pine Curtain), Newspaper (Prep Post), Creative Writing Magazine (The Triangle)



The Theatre Department performs two shows per year.  Click here for more information.


Art Club, Calligraphy Club, Campus Ministry, Chemistry Club, Chinese Club, Games Club, German Club, Math Honor Society, “Project X” service opportunities, She’s the First, Spanish Club, Speech Club, Wildlife Preservation Club, Hand to Paw and Writing Club.

Recreational Facilities:

Fitness center, swimming pools, basketball/volleyball courts, racquetball courts, indoor climbing wall, indoor track and indoor/outdoor tennis courts.

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