William Pitts, R.Ph., Ph.D., a Holy Ghost Prep science teacher, received some exciting news earlier this week when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Sotyktu™(deucravacitinib), a first-in-class, oral inhibitor for the treatment of adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.
At the Mass of the Holy Spirit on Sept. 11, Holy Ghost Prep president Gregory J. Geruson ’79 delivered his annual state-of-the-school address—announcing a “Tradition Rising” capital campaign that will result in a new Duaime Athletic Complex and a $3 million increase in the school’s endowment.
Holy Ghost Prep cross-country runners Guru Patel '25, Nicholas Giordano '26, Jack Evans '23, Papakojo Danquah '24, and Patrick McGowan '26 accept the first place Class AA trophy at the 2022 Moravian Lions Invitational. The Firebirds are the two-time defending District One Class AA champs.
On September 11, Holy Ghost Prep kicked off the 2022-23 academic year and its year-long 125th anniversary celebration with the Mass of the Holy Spirit in the Firebird Fieldhouse. In his homily, Rev. Daniel Sormani. C.S. Sp. focused on the importance of the first of the seven core components of a Spiritan school—openness to the Spirit.
Holy Ghost Prep has entered into a five-year partnership with Under Armour, naming the global performance brand as the official outfitter for HGP athletics. (photo courtesy of Douglas Benedict/Academic Image)
Junior Tim Devine (pictured), one of the area's top goaltenders, will be one of the leaders for the 2022 HGP soccer team that will play a really difficult schedule.
At Holy Ghost Prep, classes are small, so interaction is a given. With a 9-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio, our unmatched faculty will get to personally know each student, as well as his hopes and dreams. All of our graduates go to college, so students leave Ghost perfectly equipped to make those dreams come true.
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Our forensics program, led by Pat McGhee, is a national power that has produced over 100 individual state champions and 27 individual national champions.
One of Holy Ghost Prep’s undeniable strengths is our success in finding the right fit college for each student. One hundred percent of our students go onto college—many of them to the finest colleges and universities in the country.
Holy Ghost Prep’s Robotics students use the Engineering Design Process to design and build VEX robots for competition.
Our one-of-a-kind Leadership Externship Advantage Program (LEAP) partners Holy Ghost Prep juniors with alumni who have succeeded in the professional world.
HGP students learn to serve others on school-sponsored mission trips to the Dominican Republic, Tanzania, and West Virginia.