News Archive


  • May 22

    Knee Replacement Surgery Practicum

    Learning from an orthopedic surgeon, who also happens to be an SSM parent, the BioScience students could watch a knee replacement demonstration in the BioScience research laboratory.
  • May 9

    Senior Speeches: James Zhao ’19

    In time, my fake smile became more and more real. I practiced it nonchalantly every day. I felt my worries slowly fading away, and I gradually developed a more optimistic attitude. 
  • May 8

    Senior Speeches: Maddy Moree ’19

    I am grateful to have lived this year fully without taking anything for granted, and I am beyond thankful for the people that have helped me to be where I am today.
  • May 8

    Senior Speeches: Kadaria Livingston ’19

    I’m not perfect, but I’m here. I’m not complete, and I may not meet everyone’s expectations, but I’m proud of myself and working towards what I really want and need. I am present, on my own terms.
  • May 8

    Senior Speeches: Gabrielle Garner ’19

    Instead of focusing on what someone else has accomplished, focus on the personal strengths of your own.
  • May 8

    Senior Speeches: Hadley Hartmetz ’19

    I realize that mistakes are a part of life and that I cannot always avoid them. You can strive to limit your chances of making a mistake through hard work and preparation, but they are going to happen. 
  • May 8

    Senior Speeches: Kenzie Hauswirth ’19

    For me, the only thing I fear is being ordinary. 
  • May 8

    Senior Speeches: Matt Cooper

    One of the biggest lessons that I learned through these experiences is how important it is to try my hardest in everything I do and to never take time for granted. I have learned that when these two things are put together, it becomes much easier to be productive and get things done.
  • May 8

    Senior Speeches: Jordan Wells ’19

    We eventually discovered that my grandmother was suffering from a disease called Alzheimer’s, a progressive brain disease that causes problems with memory and behavior. While this explained my grandmother’s actions, it did not provide closure.
  • May 8

    Senior Speeches: Jakob Popkin ’19

    After listening to my classmates’ speeches this year, I know there are people in this world who have less than I do and who have faced greater challenges. 
  • May 8

    Senior Speeches: Raven Dziedzinski ’19

    But ten years later I’m glad that I have Reece and Reed because I have had so many funny experiences with them and learned so much from them. I have also learned so much from watching my parents raise two boys along with me.
  • April 22

    Senior Speeches: Cullen Vinar ’19

    Although I have made many relationships here at Shattuck the last four years, there are two people I want to single out: my two younger twin brothers, Luke and Blake.
  • 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

    A Year of Notable Achievements for Pre-Conservatory Musicians

    SSM student-musicians have had an amazing year! They celebrated with a spring recital in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd and recognized their graduating seniors.
  • 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.