Arkansas Student Thrives at St. John’s

Sitting in their home in Fayetteville, Arkansas on break for the holidays, Dave and Alice Dawson have many reasons to be thankful. Their son, Max, is home for the holiday from St. John’s Military School where they enrolled him almost a year ago. Not only has Max excelled academically, socially, and athletically since he entered St. John’s, he is developing … Read More

Leading Others to Success: Cadet Kenneth Golden

Cadet Kenneth Golden knows what it means to work hard. He knows what it takes to be committed to personal improvement and driven to perform at the highest level. After all, only six high school tuba players in the entire state of Kansas make the state band, an accomplishment Kenneth has achieved two years in a row, and has even … Read More

St. John’s Science Department Earns Grant for Exploration Station Makerspace STEAM Lab

The science teachers at St. John’s Military School have always taken an innovative approach to their curriculum. To further their efforts to make learning science fun and exploratory, faculty members Pam Kraus and Anna Befort envisioned adding additional modern interactive tools and supplies to their department. Now, thanks to the Greater Salina Community Foundation, their vision is becoming a reality. … Read More

Learning, Leading, Laughing: Cadet Robert Conde-Reed

It only takes a few minutes of speaking with St. John’s Military School’s Cadet Robert (or “Nick” to those who know him best) Conde-Reed to see the innate qualities he possesses that make him naturally inclined to be a leader. He is confident without being intimidating, and intelligent without being unapproachable. He is also incredibly witty. According to his grandmother … Read More

Cadet Chris Bergman: Aspiring To Greatness While Inspiring Others

When Cadet Chris Bergman and his parents traveled from their home in Chicago, Illinois to Salina, Kansas to visit the St. John’s campus, there was only one member of the family that needed to be convinced that enrollment in St. John’s was the best decision for Chris: his mom, Tasha. “When I came to St. John’s for the first time, … Read More

St. John’s Receives Grant Funding from Salina Regional Health Foundation for Enhanced Campus Security System

The safety and security of the cadets at St. John’s Military School is, and always has been, the school’s utmost priority. Thanks to the generosity of grant funding from the Salina Regional Health Foundation, St. John’s is enhancing its security systems to enable additional administrative visibility and safety assurance through use of the latest technological innovations in security monitoring. “The … Read More

A Unique Experience: Cadet Guillermo Castillo

Guillermo Castillo and María Gabriela “Gaby” Asensio had two goals for their 12-year-old son when they enrolled him in a semester at St. John’s: To provide him with an international educational experience, and to re-engage him in his academics. Now back home in Guatemala, Guillermo “Mito” Castillo, one semester, is not enough. What was intended to be a brief international … Read More

SJMS Announces New VP: Mrs. Ginger Wooten

Over the past 131 years, the mission of St. John’s Military School has been to provide each cadet with the opportunity to grow spiritually, morally, intellectually, and physically in a safe and structured environment. Over the years, the school has earned the highest reputation for academic success, with 90 percent or more of its graduates being accepted into institutions of … Read More

A Willingness to Serve & A Desire for Success: Battalion Commander Phillip Tabor

The role of Battalion Commander at St. John’s Military School is a critical component for success of the Corps of Cadets. According to Col. William Clark, President of St. John’s Military School, the role of Battalion Commander requires an understanding of how to collaborate with others, an ability to understand and shape the culture of an organization, and above all, … Read More

Cadet Command Sergeant Major for the 131st Corps of Cadets

Many of us set out to reach individual goals. Many of us set out to achieve lofty goals. Too often, however, we lack the determination and resiliency to grasp the brass ring, setting our sights instead on more easily sought concessions. Such concessions are not acceptable to Cadet Chase Fitzek. “I wanted to earn the role of Command Sergeant Major … Read More