News and Events

Seniors Named Georgia Scholars


Families Go on Easter Mission


Junior Wins State Tennis Title


US Has Blast with Joseph


Track Wins at Region


Art Team Takes 2nd at Dogwood


Register for Summer Camps


HSP Wins State Chess Championship

Holy Spirit Preparatory School has won the inaugural State Chess Championship sponsored by the Georgia Independent School Association. The tournament, hosted on Thursday, March 23, at Marist School in Atlanta, pitted six varsity chess teams against each other in six rounds of individual chess matches: including 1st-place Holy Spirit Prep, runner-up...


Hundreds Show for Catholic College Fair


Our Cura Personalis Honorees


Reporter News: 20 Under 20: Local students making a difference in our communities


Georgia Bulletin: HSP Captures First State Basketball Championship


Varsity Soccer Wins Crusader Classic


Basketball Wins State Championship


Ten Boys Go on Silent Retreat


State of the School


Head Girl Named STAR Student


Roma Raises $14,500 for Senior Trip


Alumni Reboots GT App


Teachers Recognized During CSW


Basketball Closes Season on Top


Students Win Theology Competitions


"As Colorful As Mine:" An Alumna Looks Back at HSP


Georgia Bulletin: HSP defeats Cristo Rey at home


Basketball Wins 4 Games in 2 Weeks


Girls Go on Silent Retreat


Our Spelling Bee Champion


Students March for Life in DC


3 Seniors Accepted Early to Notre Dame

Congratulations to seniors John, Natalie, and Emma, who this week, received their early acceptance notification from the University of Notre Dame! According to UND Admissions, accepted students were selected from 1,035 different high schools from around the world; from 49 states and the District of Columbia; and from 37 different nations of ...


Mrs. Valek Recognized by Archdiocese


Senior Named to 20 Under 20


Alumni Come Home for Christmas Brunch


Basketball Dominates in December


Key Dates for 2017-18


Clothing Drive Collects $3,500+ Articles


Upper School Performs A Man For All Seasons


HSP Wins 1st High Q Round


Enrollment Notification Deadline

Families intending to withdraw from Holy Spirit Prep at the end of the 2016-17 school year must submit notice of withdrawal in writing to our registrar, Rachel Little, at rlittle@holyspiritprep.org, no later than Tuesday, January 31, 2017. In addition, parents/legal guardians must also schedule a meeting with your student's&nb...


Seniors Retreat to Restoration ATL


Students Win SIP Grants


Students Help Archbishop Observe Nostra Aetate


Faculty Present at GISA Conference


HSP Hosts Nat'l Formation Summt


Football Closes Season with Win


Volleyball Finishes at State


Celebrating the Fund Run


Giving to the 16-17 Annual Fund

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College Placements


HSP Supports Pope Francis Build


House System Inducts New Members


Cross Country Heads to State


Inspiratio Presents Kevin Wack


Cougars Care Supports HSP Community


Faculty Break Annual Fund Giving Record


HSP Competes on High Q


Upper-Schoolers Selected for Youth Leadership Sandy Springs


Alumni Adventures: Eve Fickett, Archaeologist


Football Team Honors Moms


HSP Sponsors 2016 Pope Francis Build


Cross Country Wins First Meet


Welcome, Fr. Brian Hoelzen


11th Grade Goes on Retreat


Football Opens Season with Father-Son Ceremony


HSP Faculty Join 2016 Catholic Charities Leadership Class


Mrs. Askins Awarded International Fellowship


Neighbor News: Cougars’ football team begins summer workouts


Lower School Basketball Registration Open Now. Registration Closes September 2

Lower School Basketball through Catholic Metro League of Atlanta For Girls and Boys in 3rd-6th Grade Deadline is September 2, 2016 LATE ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED Click Here to Register Online Basketball season is right around the corner and we are anticipating another successful year. Please think about your commitment and d...


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Summer Letter from the Head of School

July 15, 2016 Feast of St. Bonaventure Dear Holy Spirit Prep family, Our students make me very proud each summer when they take the lessons of formation they learn at HSP and put them into action. In June, Fr. Juan led a team primarily of HSP boys on a mission trip to the outskirts of Cancun, Mexico. They spent their time at an assisted l...


Summer Office Hours

During the summer, Holy Spirit Prep's offices are open Monday-Friday, 9:00am-3:00pm. Offices will be closed July 4-8, reopening on Monday, July 11.


A Message from Todd Jones ('12) To Alums

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Neighbor News: HSP Graduation Photos


Neighbor News: HSP Graduate Follows Dream on Stage


Georgia Bulletin: Top academic honorees named at Catholic high schools


Georgia Bulletin: Senior found Catholic faith on campus


4th Quarter Honor Roll

Jump to Upper School Lower School 4th Quarter Honor Roll Principal's Honor Roll is awarded at the end of each quarter to any student earning a grade of A- or above for every subject taken that quarter including enrichment areas. 3rd Grade Alexander Carreras Alexander Guido Anthony Lombardi Bridget Durham Chelsea Taylor ...


Latin Students Exceed National Averages on Exam


Varsity Soccer Stars Make All-State


HSP Helps Outfit First Communicants


Summer Reading


Congratulations, Class of 2016

    Lauren Bohling is the valedictorian of the Class of 2016. Lauren has attended Holy Spirit Prep since ninth grade. She served as Holy Spirit Prep's Head Girl, and is a member of Alpha Phi, HSP's service sorority; a student ambassador; a member of the Latin, Math, and National Honor Societies; and is involved...


HSP Honors Mary with May Crowning


Two Juniors Honored During Law Week

11th-Grader Ellie Recognized by SS Bar Association Congratulations to 11th-grader Ellie, who this week was named the winner of the Sandy Springs Bar Association's Law Day Essay Contest. Ellie's essay on "Miranda: More than Words" was selected as the winning essay in the competition commemorating Law Day and the rights granted b...


Announcing Our 2016-17 Head Boy and Girl


Read the 2016 Ingenium


HSP's New Head Football Coach

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Shawn Coury as HSP's new head football coach. When we began searching for a coach to take the torch from Coach Rosenzweig, we sought a candidate not only with significant football experience, but someone who could build on our legacy of forming players into virtuous, courageous young men. W...


Open Houses in May


Soccer Competes at State


Senior Cassie Releases 1st Album


Tennis Takes Region Championship


HSP Volunteers "Beautify Sandy Springs"


Upper School Triumphs with Cinderella


Olivia, 7th Grade, Wins Oratorical Contest


Girls Soccer Wins Pink Games


Senior Visits United Nations for CSW


Art Students "Throw Down" at Dogwood


Upper School Hosts Delneo Cup


HSP and Pace Co-Host Catherine Steiner-Adair

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Girls Soccer Wins 2nd Tournament in 2 Weeks


Tennis Wins Over Dominion


Baseball Picks up 3rd, 4th Wins


Reporter News Honors Jill Stedman


HSP Alum Aids Mission to Madagascar


Catholic College Fair Brings Archdiocese to Campus


Support Operation Rice Bowl During Lent


Seniors Raise Over $6,000 for Rome


Senior Nabs Select Art Invitation


Highlights from the Head of School Address

Highlights from the 2016 Head of School Address Alumni Mr. Pietrantonio. profiles four alumni - Max Jones, Blair Brown, Jennifer Devine, and Maria Guzman - who exemplify what it means to be an HSP graduate.   Service How our students are serving our community this year.   ...


Mrs. Askins Selected for Study Abroad Program


Hector Gamarra Recognized by Archdiocese

Holy Spirit Prep is incredibly proud of Hector Gamarra, our facilities manager, who, this past Saturday, was honored for his service to Catholic education at the 2016 Archbishop’s Catholic Education Banquet. The banquet is an annual event hosted by Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory during Catholic Schools Week, which recognizes the contributi...


2016-17 Academic Calendar


Faculty, Students Get Snowed In Marching for Life


FOX5: Hawks' Forward Trains with HSP Basketball


Announcing our New Preschool Director

Dear Holy Spirit Prep family, I am very pleased to announce the appointment of our own Faith Rummelsburg as our new Preschool Director, effective this coming summer. Over the past few months, our search committee received applications and conducted interviews of highly qualified candidates. The committee unanimously recommended Faith for the ...


HSP Supports Coca-Cola Scholars Program


Two HSP Students Named Finalists in National Design Contest


SJC Provides Christmas for 75 Families


Basketball Continues Undefeated Season


Robotics Club Competes at FIRST Tech Challenge


Faculty Present at Catholic Ed Conference


Physics Teacher Ms. Hall Earns PhD


Alumni Come Home for Pigskin Classic


2016-17 Key Calendar Dates


Alumni Wins 2015 Volunteer of the Year


US Performs "Midsummer Night's Dream"


Basketball Opens Season with Win


Georgia Bulletin: Church’s youngest saint inspires repentance, forgiveness as relics are venerated


Georgia Bulletin: Holy Spirit makes GISA playoffs after six-year hiatus


Alums Creating Legacy at Georgia Tech


Football Celebrates Season Goal


Students Reflect on Where God is Calling Them


Donate to GOAL


Six Faculty Present to GISA Conference


Cross Country Finishes 4th at State | All-State Players Named


Reporter News' Standout Student: John Arnold


Durham Closes Season #2 in Nation


Varsity Football Earns Playoff Spot


Cross Country Win Regions, Head to State


Students Accepted to WADE Exhibit


HSP Welcomes New Board Members


Cross Country Wins HSP Invitational


Volleyball Caps Regular Season with Win


Volleyball Earns Two Wins, On to State


Buy Pumpkins at the C-Pride Pumpkin Patch


HSP Travels North to Meet Pope Francis


Cross Country Takes First Place - Twice


Football Shuts Out Griffin Christian


MS Cross Country Earns Top-10 Finishes


Football Defeats Bethlehem Christian 30-6


Volleyball Defeats Brandon Hall, AGS


Keeping Our Kids Safe Online


Head Girl Named National Merit Semi-Finalist


Volleyball Sweeps Opponents in Triple Match


Naval Academy Magazine Features Three HSP Alums


HSP Football Reclaims Catholic Cup


Shadow Days and Open Houses


Volleyball Wins 3-0 Against Mt. Bethel


2015 Alum Wins Soccer Scholarship


Live Stream HSP Football Games


Ms. Rombalski Wins at Nat'l Archery Shoot


Georgia Bulletin: Football teams don’t pass up chance for preseason ‘Hail Marys’


Neighbor News: Holy Spirit Prep shows growth in coach's second year


Varsity Football


Cougar Football vs. North Georgia


Volleyball Opens Season Against Cornerstone


Dr. Deen Publishes First Book


11Alive: HSP, area Catholic high schools, pray rosary ahead of football season


Dean of Faculty Named Finalist for Presidential Award


Georgia Bulletin: Two new administrative leaders named at Holy Spirit Prep School


A Summer Letter from the Head of School

Dear Holy Spirit Prep family, In some senses, our school community hardly slows down during the summer. Our campuses are quieter, and staff and students scatter to the four corners of the earth. It remains, though, an industrious time for us, staff and student alike. Each summer, we send the students of our St. Joseph’s Cohort apostolat...


Reporter News: Holy Spirit Prep appoints new Upper School principal


Georgia Bulletin: Gala benefits teachers' funds at Holy Spirit


Alumni Profile: Devon Fernandez ('13)


5th Grade Receives Ties in Tying Ceremony


Jocelyn Sotomayor, New Upper School Principal


Alumni Profile: Charlotte Lambert ('07)


Class of 2015 Builds Outdoor Classroom


Seniors Celebrate College Decisions


Meet our 2015-16 Student Leadership

Andrew Vickery Lauren Bohling Lizzie Markham Stephanie Perez Andrew O'Hare Lauren Krupczak Congratulations to Holy Spirit Prep's 2015-16 Head Boy, Andrew Vickery, and Head Girl, Lauren Bohling! The two rising seniors will act as the head of the stu...


4th Quarter Honor Roll

Lower School Jump to Upper School Principal's Honor Roll is awarded at the end of each quarter to any student earning a grade of A- or above for every subject taken that quarter including enrichment areas. 3rd grade Vincent Casal Thomas Godfrey Nicholas Guido Ella Johnston Stella Lampert Ian O'Shields Alexia Riley ...


Congratulations to the Class of 2015

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Girls Soccer Finishes in State Final Four


Sophomores-Juniors Win Inaugural Powderpuff Games


Open House


Students Present at Archdiocesan Art Show


Winners of the 5th-6th Grade Science Fair


Walker King Makes All-Region in Golf


Spring Gala Raises Over $200,000 for Teachers


The Class of 2015's College Acceptances

Another college admissions season is winding down and excitement abounds at HSP. We are delighted with the opportunities ahead of our 10th graduating class. The Class of 2015 is considering their offers and getting prepared for life as alumni. Our seniors have received 187 acceptances from 97 different colleges and universities. We continue to h...


HSP Wins 1st at Dogwood Artist Throwdown


Alumni Profile: Elizabeth Hanna Pham ('08)


Announcing our New Director of Athletics

We are pleased to announce the appointment of our own Kevin Evans as our new Director of Athletics. When Holy Spirit Prep began the national search for a Director of Athletics, our Head of School, Mr. Pietrantonio, charged the search committee with finding a game-changing candidate to enhance the competitive level of our programs a...


Yearbook Order Form


Seniors Earn Highest Scout Honors


Students Invited to Dogwood's Art Exhibition


Cougar Baseball Defeats Whitefield, Johnson Ferry


Head Girl Becomes National Merit Finalist


Students Win at Classics Competition


HSP Launches Mother's Morning Out Program for 2015-16

Holy Spirit Prep's Preschool is excited to launch a Mother's Morning Out program for the 2015-16 school year! This program is available to children ages 6 months-23 months, 8:30am-12:30pm, two days a week. Families can pick from a a Tuesday/Thursday or Wednesday/Friday program. For more information and to register, download the informa...


Mother's Morning Out


Inspiratio


Reporter News: Ean Huan, February's Standout Student


Alumni News: Police Explorer returns ‘home’ to Sandy Springs


Varsity Girls Basketball Raises Record Amount for St. Joseph's Mercy Care


Northside Neighbor: Local students, teachers honored by PAGE Foundation


Seniors Raise Over $7,000 at Roma

Jump down to see clips from the student entertainment lineup.  HSP's Class of 2015 raised over $7,000 the evening of Wednesday, February 4, when they hosted Roma!, a night of food, entertainment, and auctions to support the annual class trip to Rome.  This class of seniors will be the 10th graduating class from Holy S...


Atlanta InTown: Alexis Wilkinson Named to 20 Under 20


The 2015 Head of School Address

The Complete Head of School Address (56min) Highlights from the 2015 Head of School Address Alumni Profiles Mr. P. profiles three alumni - Adam Lindenau, Colleen Pelletier, and Nigel Deen - who exemplify what it means to be an HSP graduate. (5.5min) College Acceptances Update Our s...


Mike Verlander Honored at Archbishop's Banquet


Casino Night Raises $6,000 for HSP Athletes


Huge Early College Acceptance Season for HSP Seniors


Students and Teachers "Stand for Life" in DC and Atlanta


Key Dates for 2015-16 School Year


2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Lower School Jump to Upper School Principal's Honor Roll is awarded at the end of each quarter to any student earning a grade of A- or above for every subject taken that quarter including enrichment areas. 3rd grade  Timi Browne  Vincent Casal  Abigail Crupi  Thomas Godfrey  Nicholas Guido  ...


GOAL Credits Hit Cap on First Day of Applications


HSP Sends Envoy to World Meeting of Families With Pope Francis


Goal Donors Page


Summer Camps


Summer Camps


Alumni Return to Challenge Students at the Pigskin Classic


Archery Team Takes Home 7 More Wins from Latest Meet


Alumni Profile: Ben and Domi Thomas, '09


HSP Community Donates 1,600 Articles of Clothing


HSP Named A Top Catholic High School in US

Holy Spirit Preparatory School has been named a 2014 School of Excellence by the Catholic Education Honor Roll. This marks the school’s fifth consecutive School of Excellence award, which recognizes national leaders in Catholic identity and academic excellence among the nation’s Catholic high schools. Holy Spirit Prep received the award...


Varsity Football Wins 27-26 in One of the Biggest Comebacks in HSP History

Down 7-20 against Young American at the half this past Friday, October 24, Cougar varsity football stormed the field the second half, winning the game 27-26 and making for one of the greatest comebacks in school history! The Cougars came out determined to make a statement the second half...and they did. Touchdown credit goes to Conner ...


Lower School Soccer Teams are League Champions


Cross Country Girls Take 2nd in State


Fun Run Race Results

Fun Run Results   5K Race Winners 1-Mile Race Winners 5K Overall Results 1-Mile Overall Results Stroller Stride Overall Results Overall &n...


Varsity Football Takes Home Big Win on Homecoming Night

Holy Spirit Prep's varsity Cougar football team demonstrated some of its finest performances this season as it rocked Griffin Christian High 52-20 during HSP's Homecoming celebration. Capping a week of school spirit, the team took to its home field turf in front of a neon crowd of supporters and, by half time, had firmly established th...


Pumpkin Patch Opens with Family Night October 1st

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President of Belmont Abbey College to Speak at HSP on Athletics


Alumni Profile: Nigel Deen ('08) on Harvard, Neurobiology, and Fighting for Equity in Healthcare


HSP Staff and Parents Join 2014 Catholic Charities Leadership Class


HSP Releases Its Strategic Plan: Building on our Foundation


A New Look for HSP Athletics

Holy Spirit Prep was proud this week to show off its new look for HSP sports and spirit: a reimagining of our athletics identity that more closely expresses our identity as a Catholic, classically-inspired school and refreshes it for a new phase in HSP athletics, starting with a return to competition in the Georgia Inde...


Varsity Football Opens Season With 18-8 Win


Neighbor News: With new coach Holy Spirit Prep seeks return to winning ways


Georgia Bulletin: ‘Second and 6’ with HSP’s new head football coach


Head Girl Meredith Jones Earns Top Scores on SAT, ACT

News WSB: Atlanta teen earns perfect scores on SAT, ACT exams Georgia Bulletin: Perfect score on SAT and ACT by Holy Spirit Prep student Neighbor News: Holy Spirit student earns perfect scores on SAT, ACT tests Reporter News: Standout Student: Meredith Jones scores perfect SAT, ACT ​Buckhead Patch: Holy Spirit Prep Stu...


Greenberg Traurig Sponsors High School Student for Law Day 2014


AJC: Modern band (and HSP alums) the Head fits vibe of ’60s-themed show


Georgia Bulletin: Who’s got spirit! School mascots fire up the fan base


Alumni Profile: Brianna Ryce ('12), Rising Soccer Star


Announcing the 2014 Valedictorian, Salutatorian, and Guest Speaker

Holy Spirit Prep is proud to announce the valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2014, and the guest speaker for this year’s graduation exercises. Carson Hooper has been named this year’s valedictorian. Having attended HSP since preschool, Carson has experienced the entire runway of academic and spiritu...


Georgia Bulletin: Holy Spirit alumnus led protests against ‘Black Mass’ at Harvard


Georgia Bulletin: Holy Spirit junior wins pro-life speech contest


Georgia Bulletin: Holy Spirit Prep senior Sarah Martin ‘finds her voice’ to inspire others to success


Georgia Bulletin: HSP faculty awarded professional development grants


Varsity Soccer Players Named to State and Region All-Star Teams


Georgia Bulletin: High school senior finds ‘a sense of confidence’ as equestrian


Announcing the 2014-15 Head Boy, Head Girl, and House Presidents

We are proud to announce the 2014-15 Head Boy and Head Girl, Drew Vincent and Meredith Jones. Drew and Meredith were elected to the positions by HSP Upper School faculty staff from a competitive pool of outstanding and highly-qualified juniors on the merits of their academics, leadership, and character. As leaders of the student body, Dre...


College Update: Seniors Announce Their College Choices


Read the 2014 Ingenium


Students Travel to Rome for Papal Canonization


Georgia Bulletin: HSP Appoints New LS Principal


Georgia Bulletin: Top Scouts at Holy Spirit Prep


5th Grade Girl Scouts Earn Bronze Award Through Solidarity School Project


Senior Alexandra Cook Picked for State Art Show


Watch the Inspiratio Seminar (and Clips) on Classical Education


Alumni Profile: Chris Dale ('06), Sending People to Space


7 Seniors Receive Highest Awards in Scouting


Reporter: Standout Student: Mary Ruth Nagel


HSP Scouts Honored at Scout Sunday


Missed Frank Hanna's Address?

On Thursday, February 27, Frank Hanna, global financier, philanthropist, and friend to HSP spoke to the HSP community about true wealth, happiness, and how HSP supports these in its educational model. The event was sponsored by the Inspiratio parent education series. Mr. Hanna's address. The question-and-answer session after the a...


Seniors Selina Kelete and Susie Merrick Picked to Play for All-Star Team


HSP Alumnae Reunite for Retreat


Senior Carson Hooper Named STAR Student


Alumni Profile: Blair Brown and Max Jones, Head Girl and Head Boy, Class of '08


Announcing the Main Calendar Dates for the 2014-15 Academic Year


High School Girls Varsity Basketball Team Advances to GISA State Basketball Tournament

The high school girls varsity basketball team lost a close game in the Region 1AAA Basketball Championship to the Heritage School 37-33. The girls team will still go to the GISA State Basketball Tournament as a two-seed and play Westminster Academy at Stratford Academy on Wednesday, February 26th, at 4:00 pm.


Equestrian Team Members Win Spots at Regional Horse Show


Missed the Head of School Address? Watch it here.

On Friday, February 7, Mr. Pietrantonio addressed the HSP school community about the current state of Holy Spirit Prep and its future. Read the transcript, including bonus features by Monsignor Dillon and Board Chair Joann Jones. 2014 Head of School Address from Holy Spirit Preparatory School on Vimeo.


Luke Whelan Signs Letter of Intent for Belmont Abbey

On Wednesday, February 5th, senior Luke Whelan signed a letter of intent committing himself to play soccer for Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, North Carolina. The long-time goalkeeper formally began his soccer career in 5th grade, when he joined his friends on Holy Spirit Preparatory School’s Little Cougar soccer team. Luke volunteered to b...


Georgia Bulletin: Student Helps Save Mother's Life


Students, Faculty Participate in March for Life in DC, Atlanta


New Football Program Up and Running


Northside Neighbor: Selina Kelete is Player of the Week


Third-Grader Issac Olguin to Perform with Georgia Boy Choir


54% of Senior Class Start Admissions Season with College Acceptances


Alumni Profile: Jack Shaw, Mike Shaw, and Jacob Morrell ('10) On the Verge of Rock Stardom


Georgia Bulletin: Catholic Cross Country Teams Dominate State Championships


Missed Curriculum Night? Listen to Mr. Pietrantonio's and Mr. Curtin's Addresses

On the evening of Wednesday, November 20th, Holy Spirit Prep hosted a curriculum night, offering HSP parents a unique opportunity to meet the high school leadership team - our Head of School, Upper School principal, department chairs, et al - and learn about high school classes and programs at HSP. Before parents split off to meet with department c...


The Patch: Metro Students Awarded Scholarships, Tablets


Root on Your Favorite Cougar Football Players - Past or Present - at the 1st Annual Varsity Pigskin Classic


CNN Interviews Mrs. Dean, Seniors about the Common App


Alumni Profile: Taylor Corey ('07), Miami Real Estate Mogul and Busy Mom


Dr. Linda Anthony To Be Honored at Archbishop's Banquet


Alumni Profile: Michael Agrippina ('11), Former House President, Future Communications Guru


Alumni Profile: Meg Fitzpatrick Duggan ('06), Keeping Faith Through the Challenges of Nursing


Four HSP Students Train as Leaders with Youth Leadership Sandy Springs

Eleventh-graders Ciara Doyle, Meredith Jones, Drew Vincent, and Kyle Winkler have been accepted into the 2013-14 class of Youth Leadership Sandy Springs. The students join 31 others from 8 area schools who will spend this school year learning leadership skills while studying the Sandy Springs community. The students started their year of explora...


Northside Neighbor: HSP Hoping for Place in the Spotlight


2013 AP Scores Overwhelm State, National, and Global Averages

The 84 Upper School students who took Advanced Placement exams this past school year rocketed past the performance of their peers in Georgia, the United States, and around the world, proving, through their education at Holy Spirit Prep, they are becoming prepared to take a place as leaders in the world. Advanced Placement (AP) courses are c...


Alumni Profile: Catch up with Alex Galvez ('10), Athlete, Leader, and Future Physician


HSP Hosts Alumni Barbecue

Alumni from the eight graduating classes of Holy Spirit Prep, along with parents, faculty, and staff, gathered together on on the Upper School Quad on the afternoon of Sunday, July 28. Under an overcast but warm sky, our alumni reconnected with the school, with classmates, and welcomed the newest alumni from the Class of 2013 as they prep...


Saint Joseph’s Cohort Helps the “Hills and Hollers” of Kentucky

A team of thirty students, faculty, and alumni from Saint Joseph’s Cohort, an Upper School apostolate, recently spent eight days on mission in the remotest parts of Appalachia. Twenty-four students, five faculty members, and one alumnus (Ryan Casey, ’12) made up the team, traveling to Whitley City, Kentucky, to volunteer with Hills and ...


Alumni Profile: Erica Leinmiller ('09), Navy All-Star and Future Harvard Graduate


HSP Alum Adam Lindenau (’09) Appointed to Archdiocese Vocations Office

Holy Spirit Prep is glad and proud of the appointment of Adam Lindenau, a Holy Spirit Prep alumnus of the Class of 2009, to the Archdiocese of Atlanta Vocations Office. Adam has stepped into the role of Associate Director of Vocations, and will work to create opportunities for men and women to discern and reflect on the vocation God has called them...


HSP Cheer Team Wins Big at UCA Cheer Camp

Thirteen of Holy Spirit Prep’s varsity and junior varsity cheerleaders made their parents, teachers, coaches, and the HSP community proud when they attended a Universal Cheerleading Association (UCA) Cheer Camp at Lake Lanier June 11-14. Led by coaches and HSP moms Hilary MacIsaac and Denise Gunderson, the girls trained for a week with UCA pr...


HSP Girls Serve “The Most Vulnerable” in Jamaica

On Saturday, June 1, just one day after the hectic last week of school at Holy Spirit Prep came to a close, a team of 11 Upper School girls departed Atlanta for the sandy shores of Kingston, Jamaica. Their destination wasn’t the beach, and they didn’t have relaxing in mind; these 11 girls and their chaperones – HSP parent Liz Merr...


HSP Seniors Return from Rome

In happy spirits from their trip and exhausted from their travels, the senior class of Holy Spirit Prep recently returned from a long-anticipated sojourn to Rome. About 30 of the 45 graduating seniors attended, along with their three faculty chaperones, Michael Verlander, Jane Sloan, and Rochelle Rombalski. Michael Verlander has organized the senio...


HSP Takes Part in Eucharistic Congress

On the bright morning of Saturday, June 1, families, faculty and staff from Holy Spirit Prep’s three campuses gathered under the banner of the school as its ambassadors at the Archdiocese of Atlanta’s Eucharisic Congress. The Congress, an annual diocesan conference celebrating the faith and work of the Catholic community of Atlanta, inv...


Holy Spirit Prep Celebrates Daiyann Cook, Gates Scholar

Holy Spirit is proud to announce that Daiyaan Cook, graduating HSP student, has been named a Gates Millennium Scholar. Each year, the Gates Millennium Scholars Program (GMS) selects one thousand talented students to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice. Gates Millennium Scholars also rece...


Class of 2013 Observes Commencement

Holy Spirit Preparatory School celebrated the commencement exercises of its eighth graduating class on Tuesday, May 28. The day-long celebration officially commenced at 10:30am with a baccalaureate Mass at Holy Spirit Church celebrated by Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory, and concelebrated by Monsignor Edward Dillon, rector of Holy Spirit Church; ...