Four Holy Ghost Prep students qualified to compete in the National Catholic Forensics League Grand Nationals this May in Chicago, Illinois: Justin Gabriele and Daniel Chiolan (pictured, duo interpretation); Kyle Stone (dramatic performance); and Kevin Landers (dramatic performance).
March is Music in Our Schools Month, and Holy Ghost Prep's music department has much to celebrate. For instance, sophomore Vyn Le (pictured) placed first in the Golden Key Music Festival 2020 and will travel to Vienna, Austria this coming August to receive his winner’s diploma and medal at Ehrbar Hall.
As part of the school’s move to athletic independence, the Holy Ghost Prep soccer team, a traditional PIAA District One power, will face a top-shelf schedule next fall—including four games vs. Inter-Ac teams, four against Philadelphia Catholic League teams, and three vs. Central League teams.
Six Holy Ghost educators, including Dean of Studies Pat Hoelzle, will participate this summer in the 2020 Science and Faith Foundations Seminars sponsored by the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame.
Cindy McDonald and Karen Iuliano have both decided to retire at the end of the school year after enjoying distinguished careers in Holy Ghost Prep’s Admissions and College Guidance offices, respectively. (photo courtesy of Catalano Studio)
In April, Holy Ghost Prep athletic director Craig Conlin will become one of 12 new inductees into the City of Philadelphia chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. (photo courtesy of Catalano Studio)
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.