Ghost Stories

September 12, ,2014


HGP Summer 2015 Tour for Students, Parents, Alumni and Friends:

To Francis through Francis: A Pilgrimage to Assisi, Florence, Siena and Rome

Every summer, HGP offers different travel opportunities for members of the community.  This year, HGP is offering a summer pilgrimage through Italy, with our partners from the Catholic Travel Centre.

Spiritual Direction: Rev. James McCloskey, C.S.Sp.

Group Coordinator: Mr. Jason Fisher

10-Days: June 2 to 11, 2015

Cost: $3,723 including air, hotel and most meals

Contact:  Jason Fisher:

Click Here for Itinerary and Information

Information about HGP's Service Trips will be available later in the year.


Help HGP Improve: Click Here to Take This Week's 60 Second Survey

Topic This Week: HGP Athletic Recognition Night



Monthly Notes from the Principal


Mothers' Guild

Fathers' Association

Faculty Directory

Athletic Information

Community Service Information

Upcoming Events and Games:

Varsity Soccer Schedule

Varsity Cross Country Schedule

Varsity Golf Schedule

Click Here for the Full HGP Calenda

News and Social Media

Daily Announcements

HGP News and Events




Admissions Office Building Admissions Action Team - Volunteer to Help Spread the Word About HGP!

 Our families are the most important part of the admissions process at HGP.  Without any doubt, the experiences and stories that families share with one another are the most personal way that new families can better understand the school, our mission and our achievements.  Click Here to Learn How to Volunteer with the Admissions Office.

Mothers' Guild Welcome Tea - Sunday, September 4 at 11:00am

All moms are invited to attend the Mothers’ Guild first meeting and social event of the school year.  The Welcome Tea is a great way to meet new moms and reconnect with friends as the new school year begins.  We will have information and volunteer sign-ups for several of our fall events including the Open House, Junior Ring Mass. and Craft Show.  Click Here to Read More.

HGP Fall Sports Underway

HGP Soccer, Cross County and Golf are well into their seasons.  Click Here for s Sports Update.

10th Annual C.A.R.E.S. Walk - Sunday, September28th

There is a need for a few more adult volunteers for the annual C.A.R.E.S. Walk to raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society.  Contact Jim Stewart if you can help:  Click Here to Register to Walk

First HGP Dance - Friday, September 12th

Tickets can be purchased at the door for $10. Girls from any school are invited to attend.  Non-HGP male students may attend if they have registered with Mr. Vierlink or Ms. McKelvie and have purchased a pre-sale ticket prior to the dance through an HGP student.

HGP to Host Basketball Skills Clinic for Boys and Girls in Grades 3 through 8

This program, designed for boys and girls in grades 3 through 8, will help players strengthen the skills necessary to play the game of basketball.  Each age group will receive instruction specifically geared towards their level of play.  Click Here to Learn More

HGP Community Service News: New Activities Available to Complete Your Hours

Help the Healing Hearts Foundation at its Walk at the Zoo tomorrow or the Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Bucks County on September 20th.  Also, have you signed up for the HGP CARES Walk yet?  Click Here for More

Parent Policies Related to Fundraising and Community Building For Athletic Teams

Positive parent support for our athletic programs is one of the keys to our success.  Often times teams will desire to purchase t-shirts or additional warm up gear, organize fundraising activities, or have post game dinners during the season.  Click Here to Read the Policy

HGP To Offer Princeton Review SAT Prep Course

Holy Ghost Prep is extremely pleased to inform you of a new partnership with The Princeton Review.  Through this partnership, The Princeton Review will provide a Fundamentals SAT Test Preparation course for students this fall at Holy Ghost Prep.  The course consists of 6 classes and 4 test sessions.  Click Here to Learn More.

HGP Homecoming A Success!

Holy Ghost Prep wishes to thank all those who had a hand in the successful Homecoming on September 6 – despite the unseasonable late summer heat!  A special word of appreciation is extended to our volunteers, most notably the Fathers’ Association (Fathers’ Association link?), as well as Soccer Coach “Emeritus” Fran Nick and varsity soccer alum Larry Scheetz `98, for their efforts in coordinating the Alumni Soccer Game

List of Colleges and Universities Visiting Holy Ghost Prep in September 2014

Please visit the College Guidance website to see a list of colleges/universities that are scheduled to visit the HGP campus in September. College visits are for juniors and seniors. The list is frequently updated so check back often.  Click Here to See the List.

Save the Date! Duquesne University Info Session

Juniors and Seniors and their parents are invited to meet with the Admission Representative from Duquesne University.  Join us on Thursday, September 25th at 6:30 pm in the Dining Hall, to hear more about the various opportunities Duquesne has to offer!  HGP students that are accepted to Duquense automatically recieve a 50% tuition scholarship.

Alumni Sought to Participate In Upcoming HGP Career Planning Days

HGP’s College Guidance Program and Advancement are seeking to enlist alumni participants for an ongoing series of Career Planning Days.   Approximately 10-12 alumni per session will meet with current seniors, juniors or sophomores on designated days from 8 a.m. until approximately 11 a.m., capped by an alumni reception.  Interested alumni should contact Pete Manetas in Advancement (


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