Beth Vilsmeier will retire after spending the past 29 years teaching music at Holy Ghost Prep. Vilsmeier, pictured here with former student Anthony Manfredonia ’11, a professional composer and orchestrator, has impacted countless lives during her teaching career.
Zach Posivak and Charles Mshomba have been named the valedictorian and salutatorian for Holy Ghost Prep’s Class of 2020, respectively.
Holy Ghost Prep will host a Class of 2020 car parade through campus on Saturday, May 30, starting at 10 a.m. Senior class president Henry Fina and vice president Kevin Landers (pictured) will serve as the parade’s grand marshals.
With COVID-19 keeping them in quarantine, HGP teacher Justin Goulet ’99 (pictured here) and his wife, Philadelphia Magazine writer Emily Goulet, had a courtside seat into each other’s everyday work life. And Emily wrote about the experience for Philadelphia Magazine. (photo courtesy of Douglas Benedict/Academic Image)
Anticipating that some students and their families might face financial uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Holy Ghost Prep has launched the Firebirds for Firebirds Fund to help current and incoming families financially affected by the crisis.
Holy Ghost Prep is proud to announce the 2020 recipients of the Sportsmanship Awards for each of its 14 varsity sports, including Lehigh University- bound Rafael Bonner (pictured) for outdoor track.
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 the award-winning Tony Figliola, is a national power that has produced over 100 individual state champions and 27 individual national champions.
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.