News Archive

  • March 26

    Senior Speeches: Nathan Kraynyk ’19

    I am happy to say I come from Canada, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and now Faribault, Minnesota. Each place gave me a chance to learn something new.
  • March 26

    Senior Speeches: Ana Recarte-Pacheco ’19

    Be aware of the life that surrounds you.
  • March 14

    Accolades for Pre-Conservatory Musicians

    SSM student-musicians spent their Spring Break performing, competing, and turning heads.
  • February 28

    Senior Speeches: Brendan Brisson ’19

    The first time I drove under the Arch, I had goosebumps and all of my nervousness just went away. 
  • February 28

    Senior Speeches: Alexander Kozic ’19

    So, for the sake of your mental health, do not squander your energy on matters you cannot control.
  • February 27

    Senior Speeches: Sean Knoblauch ’19

    There is beauty in life’s struggle, so keep fighting and don’t let anything or anyone limit you. 
  • February 27

    Senior Speeches: Mahelet Getachew, Class of 2019

     If you feel you’re here to ride your life instead of drive it, then you’ll have to accept where the flow takes you.
  • February 27

    BioScience Bloggers: Lily Chen ’20

    ”there is always something new to learn and that is an essential part of learning science.”
  • February 27

    BioScience Bloggers: Shenae’ Reid ’20

    ”The BioScience Program really does give you the ultimate experience of the medical world”
  • February 26

    Senior Speeches: Saeed Alremeithi, Postgraduate

     I still remember the day that I left my home to go to the military camp. While I was holding my bags and heading towards the bus, my father looked deeply into my eyes and said, “Finally you will become a man.”
  • February 26

    Senior Speeches: Joey Zhou ’19

    I really cherish and enjoy the little time I spend with him. We talk about everything: games, music, movies, my studies, and his work. 
  • February 26

    Senior Speeches: Neema Kania ’19

    I stand here on this stage telling the story of my life but what I want everyone to know is that, a home is not always represented by the four walls that surround you at night, but the people around you who make you laugh, cry, dance… 
  • February 26

    Senior Speeches: Claudia Kim ’19

    During my childhood, every day was “bring your kid to work day.” I loved it. 
  • February 26

    Senior Speeches: Taylor Stewart ’19

    This holiday (Valentine’s Day) is not only meant to be only shared with a significant other or spouse, but rather we should celebrate and be grateful for all of the people that mean the most to us. 
  • February 26

    Senior Speeches: Marley Muelhaupt ’19

    As I look back at the life I have lived and all the dreams and possibilities out there, I don’t think I can choose quite yet, not now and maybe even ever.
  • February 26

    Senior Speeches: Sydney Haustein ’19

    Our choices shape our lives, so I hope your choices lead you to the unknown, fill your life with surprises, and bring you happiness.
  • February 26

    Senior Speeches: Ali Alremeithi, Postgraduate

    What I love the most about SSM is the community. It accepts everyone, whatever their background or religion. This makes me feel comfortable. 
  • February 26

    Senior Speeches: Justin Wright ’19

    Faribault and SSM are a whole new world. I was coming from Hong Kong with a population of close to 8 million people squished into an area that is 1% the size of Minnesota. 
  • February 26

    Senior Speeches: Mimi Chang ’19

    Although I sometimes ask why life has to be hard, I have learned to be thankful after each challenge. 
  • February 26

    Senior Speeches: Nic Zacharewski ’19

    I suddenly realized my life was expanding beyond that box of Frosted Flakes.
  • February 26

    Senior Speeches: Cresencia Kerr ’19

    Despite the subzero temperatures and the occasional farmland stench, I would choose Shattuck again, in a heartbeat. 
  • February 20

    The Story Is Not Over

    This is a chapel talk given by Kadaria Livingston ’19 on February 19, 2019 in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd. Members of SSM’s EDPA (Empowering Differences, Promoting Awareness) group organized the service in honor of Black History Month.
  • January 29

    Senior Speeches: Hunter Zamzow, Class of 2019

    My family is comprised of influential people who have offered me love, support, wisdom, and humor through my life’s journey. Along the way, they have taught me several life lessons which I will never forget.
  • January 24


    “If you can manage to filter your judgments about whatever situation you are in, through thinking about self-improvement and not through comparison, then you will be able to avoid falling into the stagnancy that comes with being complacent.” 
  • January 21

    The Hub is open!

    On January 11, 2019 - The Hub officially opened. Check out our new video on this amazing space!
  • January 21

    Winter Family Weekend 2019

    Mark your calendar for February 1-3, 2019.
  • January 17

    Altars of Light

    Kirill Nazarov ’20 offered a chapel talk on a poem by Pierre Joris titled “Altars of Light.”
  • January 12

    Naso, Uyi. Well done.

    Uyi Omorogbe ’15 returned to Shattuck-St. Mary’s and the weCreate space that inspired him.
  • January 10

    Senior Speeches: Mattise Bednar ’19

    I thought this story connected well with the prompt, and I would say I did pretty well for winging it. Mr. McKinley shook his head and said, “A cat cannot be brave.”
  • January 10

    Senior Speeches: Eli Ray ’19

    We, as members of the human race, have learned to define ourselves by our differences rather than by what we have in common.