“After emigrating to the United States from Mexico, I was uncertain about my son’s education with the lack of my own. However, the Prep stretched out their hand with a welcoming warmth to us. Over the past four years, I grew to find that the community helped me to discover a place that I could call my home.”
— Rosa Melvin-Conn P'22
"On every stage, in every studio, and at every performance, there is a different energy level this year. I'm proud of their resilience. In person, the students really feel how much we honor their hardwork."
– Harriet Malone, High School Studio Art Teacher
"[Our students] know we're there for them because we now have the opportunity to have those conversations, side-by-side. I think we all appreciate how much is accomplished when we're back together."
– Carrie Hung P'27, Middle School Chinese Teacher
"I'm happy to be back and reconnecting with everyone. The hands-on labs, the conversations in the dining hall, just bumping into friends in the hallways–these are some of the things I missed. We're renewing ourselves as a community and reestablishing our values."
– Rodneil Sanon '22
"I came to St. John's interested in investment banking, but the entrepreneurship program opened my eyes and showed me you can take a good idea and go places. That changed everything for me. That, and an extremely challenging and supportive faculty."
– Bolun Li '17 CEO and Founder, Zogo Finance
"The connection I'm making with other students in the classroom are awesome. I feel safe and comfortable at St. John's. I feel like everyone is here to help me whenever I need it."
– Graham Roberts '25