Ghost Stories

September 16, 2016




The Holy Ghost Prep community officially kicked off the 2016-17 academic year with an outdoor Mass of the Spirit in the school's courtyard. The Mass, which was held on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, was attended by a crowd of approximately 500 Holy Ghost students, parents, faculty, staff and friends. To read more about the Mass, click here.



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Join us for the Holy Ghost Prep Golf Classic, Oct. 3, 2016

Last chance to sign up!

  • 18 holes of golf, cart and green fees
  • Buffet lunch and dinner
  • On-course refreshments
  • Two-hour open premium bar
  • Hors d'oeuvres and gifts 

Play your own ball format!

Messages from the principal's desk 

Parent Education Series 

On Tuesday, September 27, we will present the first session in our Parent Education Series, at 8:00 a.m., in the Firebird Fieldhouse. HGP will welcome Dr. Hanycz, President of La Salle University, to discuss grit, a special blend of passion and persistence needed for success. This session will provide students and parents with the opportunity to develop a greater understanding of motivation and goal setting. It’s a perfect way to start the year!

Parents of juniors and seniors, please note that attendance at any of the Parent Education Series by at least one parent is requiredin order for current juniors and seniors to be able to attend the Junior/Senior Prom on April 7, 2017.

RSVP here

Holy Ghost Prep captures PIAA District 1 Sportsmanship Award 

Holy Ghost Prep received the 2015-16 PIAA District 1 Sportsmanship Award at the Sept. 14 meeting of District 1 principals and athletic directors. To read more about this terrific honor, click here


September Cafeteria Menu

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New School Year, New Health Page

Ann Bushek, R.N., our nurse, is continuing to keep our students safe, and most importantly, HEALTHY! She has created a brand new Health Page on our school's website. On this new page, our parents can quickly access the necessary health forms for school (i.e. asthma, severe allergy and medication forms), as well as accessing the 11th grade physical and immunizations page. The new Health Page can be reached at the following web address:


Admissions counselors visiting HGP in September

The following colleges and universities will send admissions counselors to Holy Ghost Prep over the next two weeks. HGP junors and seniors can sign up to attend any school's upcoming presentation on Naviance.

Monday, Sept. 19

Rutgers-New Brunswick (9:45 a.m.)

Boston University (12:30 p.m.)

University of Notre Dame (12:30 p.m.)

Wednesday, Sept. 21

Loyola (Md.) University (9:45 a.m.)

Rensselaer Polytechnical Institute (9:45 a.m.)

Hobart & William Smith Colleges (12:30 p.m.)

Lafayette College (12:30 p.m.)

Monday, Sept. 26

St. Bonaventure (12:30 p.m.)

Wednesday, Sept. 28

University of Connecticut (9:45 a.m)

Dickinson College (12:30 p.m.)

Washington College (12:30 p.m.)

Thursday, Sept. 29

Clarion University (9:45 a.m.)

University of New Haven (9:45 a.m.)

University of Maine (12:30 p.m.)

Pace University (12:30 p.m.)

Friday, Sept. 30

Harrisburg University (9:45 a.m.)

Cabrini University (9;45 a.m.)

Fordham University (12:30 p.m.)  


College Guidance: Mark Your Calendars! 

Tuesday, September 27  at 7 p.m. in the Dining Hall: Financial Aid Night (FAFSA)

2016 Mothers' Guild Craft Show -- Nov. 12, 13 

Calling all HGP parents! The 2016 Mothers' Guild Craft Show is quickly approaching. This event is a major fundraiser which directly benefits HGP and our sons. This is also a not-to-be-missed community event with unique items to purchase, delicious food, raffles and fellowship to be enjoyed by all. Volunteering for this event promises to be a rewarding experience. Below are flyers with all of the details. 



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Mothers' Guild Upcoming Events

Monday, October 3: Monthly General Meeting - 7:00 p.m. Mass in the Chapel,

followed by meeting and refreshments in the dining hall.

Sunday, October 23: Open House - 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 30: Junior Ring Mass and Reception hosted by the sophomore


Bring Your Brother to School Day 2016 - Monday, October 3

Bring Your Brother to School Day is exclusively for current students and their younger brothers in sixth, seventh or eighth grades.

Freshman Class Parent Social  

On Friday, October 7th from 7-9 p.m., HGP freshman parents are cordially invited to join President Gregory J. Geruson '79 in Founders' Hall for the Freshman Class Parents Social. Refreshments and light hors d'oeurves will be served. To RSVP, please contact the Office of Development at 215-639-2102 ext. 231  or


Holy Ghost Prep Hosts Math Exploration Sessions for 7th and 8th graders

These sessions are a great opportunity for students to prepare for entrance exams and to begin thinking at a higher level in mathematics. Space is limited. Sign up today. To learn more, click here

HGP's 1st Dance!

The first HGP Dance of the school year will be held Friday, September 30 from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. in the Firebird Fieldhouse. 

Tickets are $10 if purchased at the door.

HGP students can purchase tickets at a discounted rate during our pre-sale the week of September 26th.

All female students are welcome with a high school ID.

Non-HGP male students must be registered as a guest with an HGP student during the ticket pre-sale. Non-HGP male students may not buy tickets at the door!

Athletic News

12th Annual C.A.R.E.S. Walk is set for Sunday, October 12th. Register at  

Fall teams are up and running!  XC wins the Moravian Invitational. Read more at 
HGP Announces Partnership with RecruitU College Recruiting Services.  HGP will host a seminar for students and families interested in college athletics on October 11th. Read more and register at

Grade School Basketball Clinics are going on now! Sign up at

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! 

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