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June 16, 2017   


Holy Ghost Prep graduates its Class of 2017   

Holy Ghost Preparatory School graduated 115 seniors at its commencement exercises on Saturday, June 3 on the campus lawn behind Cornwells Hall. To read more about the graduation ceremony, click more



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Bob Watters '81 receives McCloskey Award

Holy Ghost President Gregory J. Geruson '79 hugs Bob Watters '81, a member of Holy Ghost Prep's Board of Trustees, as he presents him with the Reverend James P. McCloskey, C.S.Sp. '70 Award. To read more about it, click more.

HGP inducts new National Honor Society members  

Eric D'Angelo, Luke Aquaro, and Casey Buck (pictured) were among the 36 members of the Class of 2018 recently inducted into the National Honor Society (NHS). To read more about it, click more.  


Strong turnout for forenics reunion  

Eighty members of the HGP family returned to campus on June 10 to attend Holy Ghost Prep’s forensics reunion. The event had the feel of a family reunion as HGP alums spanning multiple decades traded old war stories and shared laughs aplenty. 


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Job openings

Maintainance staff

HGP is seeking a dependable person to join our maintenance staff.  This is a full-time position. Hours are Monday-Friday 10am – 6pm. Must be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.  Competitive salary and benefits.  If interested, please contact Tina Soule at



Development Assistant, Office of Development: Part-time (20 hours/week)

Holy Ghost Prep High School seeks a part-time Development Assistant to support the overall operations and outreach of the school's Office of Development.

The Development Assistant (DA) supports the inside operations and execution of all HGP Development Office administrative activities. The DA will primarily focus on donation gift entry and acknowledgements, constituent updates executed through the Raiser’s Edge fundraising software. The DA will also support duties associated with HGP events and alumni relations activities in addition to donor stewardship, grant coordination, and scheduling of staff related meetings. The DA will also support general Development Office administrative tasks as they arise such as data hygiene projects, invoice and billing preparations, campaign pledge reminder statements, filing and coordination for various meetings, etc.

The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, attentive, pleasant, and professional and have successful experience working in a team environment. Excellent organizational and technology skills required. Must have an advanced level of experience with MS Office Suite (specifically PPT, excel, word), and some social media. Experience with the Raisers Edge Software is a significant plus.  

Qualified candidates should mail or email a cover letter that will include salary range expectations and their resume to:

Holy Ghost Prep

Matthew Dwyer, Development

2429 Bristol Pike

Bensalem, PA 19020



Athletics News

HGP 12th Annual CARES Walk - SAVE THE DATE!  Sunday, October 1st 9:30 a.m. at HGP.  Registration information to come during the summer.  Interested in being a volunteer or a sponsor?  Email Jim Stewart at

Fall Sports Information - Read important information to be eligible for fall sports at

HGP honors varsity team and individual accomplishments at the Varsity Athletic Recognition Night - Read more at

Access medical forms on HGP's Health page

Ann Bushek, R.N., our school nurse, has continued to keep our students  safe, and most importantly, HEALTHY this school year!  She has also created a new Health page on our school’s website.  On this page, our HGP parents can quickly access forms for school such as asthma, severe allergy, and medication, as well as accessing the 11th grade physical and immunizations form.  The Health page can be reached



Mothers' Guild News 

2017 Mothers’ Guild Craft Show - Volunteers Needed for Committee Positions

HGP Mothers’ Guild runs the most successful craft show in the area. Planning has already begun for the 2017 craft show, which will take place on November 11th & 12th. At this time, we are recruiting a Committee Co-chair for Cafe. In addition, “shadows” are needed for Relief, Cafe, and Baskets. The shadow volunteers will learn from this year’s chairs with the goal of becoming a chair in 2018.

For a description of these positions, please click here. Be a part of this exciting event! For more information, please contact Ellen Rusnak at


Graduation Reception Thanks

Thank you to all who volunteered and/or donated items for the graduation reception. The reception was a wonderful way to bid farewell to our 2017 graduates!


Senior Class of 2017 Portrait  

It's not too late! The portrait can be ordered from Catalano Studios by clicking here. You may also call the studio directly to order at (215) 604-4000.


Save the Date! HGP Mother's Tea - Sunday, September 17, 2017



Enjoy your summer!

The Mothers' Guild wishes everyone a happy, safe, and healthy summer. Congratulations and best wishes to the HGP Class of 2017! 



Lunch accounts -- Class of 2017 students

If you are the parent of a graduating senior who participates in the online lunch payment program Pay for It, please go onto the program and turn off the auto refill function.

Aramark has started to refund the students' accounts.  If you are an HGP family that has a younger siblings attending here, the balance gets transferred into the younger sibling's account. Otherwise, we put the refund money in an envelope that your son will receive at graduation.

If you have any questions, email Kellie Bonner at



Summer Rock Band Camp 
Camp Dates: July 10 to July 14, 2017
Camp Times: 2:00-5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday
Camp Instructors: Pete Devine and William Marconi
Camp Cost $175 per camper
The HGP Summer Music Camp will take place in our newly renovated and air-conditioned Music Technology Studio and include instructors Peter Devine and Wlliam Marconi. This Summer Program is open to boys and girls, grades 6, 7, and 8, as well as to high school boys and girls. Large Ensemble, music theory, individual coaching and small ensembles are all part of this learning experience.


Catalano Studio -- HGP sports and events photos  

Looking for a meaningful graduation gift for a member of the HGP Class of 2017? Catalano Studio took photos of many of the important school events this academic year. To browse through the Catalano photos from this school year that are available for purchase, click here. 



Order your 2017 Firebird Yearbook today

The 2016-17 school year at Holy Ghost Prep will end soon, but yearbooks last forever. So please click here to order the 2017 Firebird Yearbook today. 


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:




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