Ghost Stories

April 29, 2016



Countdown to Graduation Week - Some Logistics and Information to Help You Plan Ahead

Dates and Times

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

7:00pm - National Honor Society Induction and Honors Convocation for underclassmen.  All senior academic awards are presented at graduation.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

7:00pm - Athletic Recognition Banquet for Seniors and Varsity Teams.

Click Here to Register for this Event and for more information.

Friday, June 3, 2016

10:00am - Graduation Practice, Cap and Gown Distribution and Senior Lunch

7:00pm - Baccalaureate Mass for the Class of 2016

Saturday, June 4, 2016 

10:00am - Commencement for the Class of 2016

Complete Info and FAQs for the Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement:

Click Here for Complete Commencement Information




Monthly Notes from the Principal


Mothers' Guild

Fathers' Association

Faculty Directory

Athletic Information

Community Service Information

Alumni Association

Upcoming Events and Games:

Click Here for the Full HGP Calenda

News and Social Media

Daily Announcements

HGP News and Events




HGP Summer Camps and Programs

HGP offers a variety of summer experiences for students interested in HGP - including enrichment, fine arts and sports.  

Click here to register for an HGP summer camp! 

Congratulations to HGP Artists and Musicians on the 2016 Fine Arts Festival

Congratulations to all HGP Artists and Musicians who participated in the Art Show and Recognition, Band and Chorus Concert and Guitar Night!

A Gift from the Class of 2016

This year, the Class of 2016 has taken ownership of giving back to Holy Ghost.They've joined together to announce that their Senior Class Campaign will raise money for a firepit to install on the rear patio of Founders' Hall.The firepit purchased will also feature a "Class of 2016" recognition plaque. 

Our biggest message to HGP Seniors is that their gift - of any size - will contribute to their ultimate goal of 100% participation.  For students to make a gift online toward the Class of 2016, visit or contact Alexis Gettings, Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement at 

Senior Class Photo Order Form


Click Here to Order A Photo

HGP Service Requirement Deadline

The 2015-16 service requirement for all students should be completed and documented (with an EHGP record which the student creates and verification form if necessary) by Monday, May 9th.  The only exception is for the St. Charles Softball service project which runs through May.  This is a graduation requirement for seniors.  All other students need to fulfill this requirement in order to receive a final report card for the year.  Please contact Mr. Fitzpatrick at with questions.  You and your son can view the service which he has reported and which has been verified by logging into EHGP and clicking on "service menu."

College Guidance Information

SENIORS, please continue to bring in copies of letters of acceptance and scholarship awards  to Mrs. Kudla in the College Guidance Office.   As you receive financial aid award letters, from ALL of the colleges to which you were accepted,  please save and submit to the College Guidance Office.  This information is confidential and is very important to keep our Naviance statistics up-to-date.  

HGP Fathers' Association News

Fathers' Association Annual Communion Breakfast

Sunday, May 1, 2016 
9:00 A.M. Mass in the School Chapel.
Breakfast immediately after Mass in the Fieldhouse

Breakfast Admission is $30 Per Person. All Family Members Welcome

Two long-time Holy Ghost Prep employees will be recognized on Sunday, May 1, when the Fathers’ Association holds its annual Family Communion Breakfast at the Firebird Fieldhouse, which commences with Mass at the Chapel of the Gifts of the Holy Spirit at 9 a.m.

Dan Ryan, who retires this spring, will be the guest speaker at the breakfast which immediately follows the Mass.  For the past 18 years, he has served as Director of Campus Ministry and has served as a faculty instructor for many religious classes.  Ryan, has worked in a variety of positions in the field of education for 45 years, is also a previous inductee into the Fathers’ Association Hall of Fame.

In addition, the Fathers' Association will honor Tony Figliola for his accomplishments in speech and debate. 

Click Here to Register

Mothers' Guild News

Senior Moms Order the 2016 Graduation and Memory Video

Each year All Occasion Video Production creates a two disk video set that includes the Ring Mass, Junior/Senior Prom, Mother-Son Dance, Baccalaureate Mass, and the entire 2016 Graduation.   Please click here for the order form.

Mothers Guild Meeting,  Monday, May 2- Final Meeting and Senior Mom Celebration

ALL moms are invited to attend our FINAL Mothers’ Guild meeting.  There will be a special recognition for the Senior moms as well as appetizers, desserts and wine hosted by the Junior moms.  Come and celebrate the Class of 2016!     SENIOR MOMS click here to RSVP.        JUNIOR MOMS click here to volunteer  

ALL MOMS click here to access the Mothers’ Guild Website for more information.

Remembrance Mass--  Monday  May 2, 2016  7:00 PM

The Remembrance Mass will be held prior to the May Meeting and Senior Mom Celebration.  If you have, or know of an HGP current or past student, who has lost a loved one in the last year, we would like to remember them during this special celebration Mass.  Please click here to remember a loved one

Graduation Reception-All Freshman/ Sophomore/Junior Moms

The Mothers’ Guild will host a reception for our Seniors and their families held after the Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, June 4.    We need your help to set up the Fieldhouse on Friday June 3, to Serve and Clean up on Saturday, June 4, and with dessert and drink donations.  Sign-ups sheets will be available at the May Mothers’ Guild meeting or please click here to sign up and help at this event.

HGP Athletics News

HGP Baseball Update

The baseball team is off to an 8-1 start.  They have a team ERA of 1.58 and are 52 for 55 in stolen base attempts.  Nolan Jones leads the team with a .667 batting average and 9th grader Phil Stahl is hitting .467.  
Athletic Recognition Night Thursday, June 2nd 6:30pm in Chapman Arena.  Please read the information letter about our new format, reservations and cost at
George White '79 speaks to underclassmen and parents about RecruitU, a college recruiting option for college bound athletes.  See the video
Spring Sports Update - Baseball, Tennis and Track all in 1st Place in league play, Track looks forward to Penn Relays and Crew is set to race in the city championships!  Read more at
Baseball Grade School Clinic Sunday, May 1st.
Athletic Hall of Fame Nominees are now being accepted.  Read more

Alumni Baseball Gathering
Join us tomorrowApril 30th, for an Alumni Day BBQ and Varsity home game against La Salle College HS. The BBQ will begin at 10:00 a.m.followed by the starting pitch at 11:00 a.m. RSVP here. 

Robotics Competition Winners
Congratulations to the following students for their accomplishments at the George School Invitational Robotics Competition on April 23:

The team of Robert Braun and Tony Carbino - first and second place in the Robotic Arts competition. The team of Albert Wilson and Mason El-Habr - first place in the Static Challenge competition, and second place in the Dynamic Challenge Competition.

HGP Dining Hall April Menu

Click Here to See the April Menu

Re-enrollment Reminder for Returning Students

A friendly reminder to the the parents of returning students.  Enrollment Contracts for the 2016/17 Academic School Year were due to the Business Office March 31, 2016.  If you have not returned your son's with the $900 enrollment deposit please do so as soon as possible.
Transportation Request Forms for the 2016/17 School Year were also due to the Business Office March 31, 2016.  If your son requires transportation please mail back the form so that he is included in the bus route.  Thank you.

Firebird Yearbook On Sale Now

Click Here to Order the 2015-2016 Yearbook

HGP Pix - Courtesy of Catalano Studio

Click Here for the Galleries

HGP Blankets for Sale

Interested in HGP Blankets? 

Contact Custom Made Comfort - Click Here

Baby on the Way?

Know an alum who recently had a baby? If/when you get the news about the child, can you pass along that information (boy/girl & name) to Advancement? We can be sure that our database gets updated while taking the opportunity to send a gift to the newborn! 

Contact Alexis Gettings: .




Weekly Regulars:


Alumni and Parents






Holy Ghost Preparatory School      
2429 Bristol Pike Bensalem, PA 19020
P 215.639.2102 | F 215.639.4225


Unsubscribe from this eNotice.