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The practice of Science is, above all, a way of thinking. It is the application of common sense with rigor. It involves careful observation, intuition, patience, asking the right question in the right way, creativity in devising a way to answer the question, critical evaluation of results, and effective communication. It is, in short, problem solving.

The Holy Ghost Prep Science Department believes that the mental discipline involved in Science has universal application in any endeavor. Critical questioning and evaluating are intellectual tools without which no properly educated person is fully equipped to function in the modern world.

The Department believes that the above intellectual abilities are best fostered by in-depth exposure to the principle disciplines of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. This exposure should include extensive laboratory investigation and application of appropriate modern technologies.


Science Department Faculty

Mrs. Marie Bliss (M. Ed. Education, East Stroudsburg; B.A. Biology/Pre-Med, Holy Family College) 
Mrs. Elizabeth Bruno (M.A. Secondary Science Education, Temple University) 
Mrs. Amanda Coopersmith  (B.S. University of Florida; M.Ed. Secondary Science Education, George Washington University)
Mr. Michael Pappadakis (M.S. Electrical Engineering, Drexel University; B.A Physics, Temple University) 
Mr. Michael Seminack (M.S. Secondary Education, St. Joseph's University) 
Dr. Stephen Tomshaw, Department Chair (Ph.D. Educational Leadership & Learning Technology, Drexel University; M.S. Physics, Drexel University) 

Ten Holy Ghost Prep students have their work displayed at the "Emergence II" art show in Bristol, Pa. and HGP's Austin Moran (pictured) received the "Best in Show" honor for his oil painting.
Holy Ghost Prep speech and debate team finished in fourth place in the team competition at the 2018 Pennsylvania High School Speech League State Tournament held March 16-17 at Bloomsburg University.

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

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