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Academy Soccer Dominates First Games

Our Lower School soccer program dominated in their first games this past weekend. More than half of the teams won their games, and the losses were close matches: U10 boys lost 7-5, and U12 girls lost 4-3. Results U7 Girls - W 5-2; T 1-1 U7 Boys - no score recorded U8 Girls - W  U8 Boys - W 5-4 U10 Girls - W 6-1 U10 Boys - L 7-5 U12 G...


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The Spring 2019 Issue of Ministrāre Magazine


Our End-of-Year Honor Roll

Lower School Honor Roll Jump to Upper School The following students were named to the honor roll for the 4th quarter of the 2018-19 school year: The 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 Grad...


8th Graders Place 2nd at Battle of the Books

Congratulations to the team of 8th grade students who placed 2nd at the Archdiocesan Battle of the Books. Students received a list of 20-23 books to read over the course of several months in preparation for the Battle of the Books competition. After in-school competitions held in March and April, the winning team from each grade progressed o...


7th Grader Wins Stock Market Game

Congratulations to Vincent Casal for placing 1st in the region in the statewide Stock Market Game. Each region winner is invited to the Stock Market Game Awards Luncheon at the Fox Theater to be recognized by the Georgia Council of Economic Education. Several other teams of HSP students placed in the top ten for the Atlanta Metr...


HSP Announces 2019-20 Leadership

The administration of Holy Spirit Prep is happy to announce its campus leadership in the 2019-20 school year.  What We Value in Leadership The school has concluded a search for an Upper School Principal and Assistant Head of School. Our assessment of candidates first began with seeking someone who would have a single-minded commitment to t...


Holy Spirit Boys Club on the Radio

Last Wednesday, March 13, Fr. John, Mr. Schultz, and the Lower School Boy's Club were on 1160AM The Quest to talk about bringing Christ to others. The boys talked about their school club (which they've nicknamed "the Transformers") and the virtues they learn about. Mr. Schultz talked about the ways that HSP forms its students...


Mathletes Win 1st at Tournament

Congratulations to our 3rd-7th grade "mathletes" who won their first tournament this week! The competitive student team began as a Cougar Hour club earlier this year, called Mathletes and focused on math competition. Results from the tournament, hosted by Perennial Math and hosted at Shiloh Middle School in Snellville, include: In...


Lower School Celebrates Eight Baptisms

On February 13, the Lower School celebrated a special Mass marking the baptism of eight Lower School students into the family of God. Fr. John led the celebration, which included students from four families: Ivanna (1st grade) and Matias (2nd grade) Castellanos Mora  Fabian and Favian Murry (2nd grade)  Enzo and Luciano Kuh...


Bishop Returns to Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

During Catholic Schools Week, we showed our appreciation for our school, our community, and our faith. We were happy to welcome Bishop Ned Shlesinger to campus for our third of four All-School Masses of the year, his second celebration of Mass at HSP. At the All-School Mass, we recognized teachers who have served at HSP f...


Lower-Schoolers Collect Goods for Super Kids-Super Sharing

This January, the Lower School’s House of Nicaea teamed up with the National Football League, the Atlanta Super Bowl Host Committee, Verizon, and Infinite Energy Center’s Forum for a Super Bowl community initiative that benefits local children in need. The House of Nicaea contributed to the Super Bowl donation project called S...


iFaith Girls Visit Nursing Home

The girls of the Lower School's iFaith apostolate brought some holiday cheer to the residents of a nearby nursing home this holiday season. Dressed as Nativity characters, the girls sang Christmas carols for the home's residents and shared gifts: handcrafted door decorations the girls had made themselves earlier in December, in anticipation...


Middle Schoolers Host Food Drive

In an expression of the corporal works of mercy, sixth- and seventh-graders in the House of Nicaea hosted a food drive this December, collecting non-perishable items for donation to the Atlanta Community Food Bank. In addition to hundreds of pounds of foodstuffs, students committed to work days at the ACFB's food preparation facility. Togeth...


Relic Calls Students to Reflect

The incorrupt heart of St. Jean Marie Vianney visited Holy Spirit Catholic Church last Friday and Saturday as it stopped in Atlanta during its national tour. Students in grades 5th-12th made a special visit to the church to venerate the relic on Friday during school. Seeing the relic, 6th grade students were inspired by the incorrupt heart. ...


HSP Debuts School Magazine

Holy Spirit Prep is proud to debut the inaugural issue of its magazine for alumni, enrolled families, and other friends of HSP, Ministrāre. The planned biannual publication features stories covering recent events in school accolades, academics, athletics, and faith. The fall 2018 issue also includes the 2017-18 Annual Report. 


Basketball Opens Season with Jamboree

Last Friday night, our Cougar Basketball program celebrated the start of the season with our 3rd Annual Basketball Jamboree. The night consisted of scrimmages, starting with our 3rd grade teams. In between scrimmages, some of our families participated in relays and won awesome prizes; our cheerleaders raised over $400 through their...


Academy Soccer Sweeps End-of-Season Tournaments

Our Lower School soccer teams had fantastic success last weekend in the CMSL (Catholic Metro Soccer League) tournaments. We set a record of a clean sweep, having all four teams participating picking up 1st place! Our U10 girls, U10 boys, U12 girls, and U12 boys were all successful in their final games of the CMSL tournament. ...


Karyn Vickery to be Honored by Archdiocese

We extend our congratulations to Karyn Vickery, Lower School Assistant Principal, who, during Catholic Schools Week, will be honored for her service to Catholic education at the 2019 Archbishop's Catholic Education Banquet. The banquet is an annual event hosted by Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory during Catholic Schools Week, and recogniz...


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Our 2018-19 House Leadership

Our 2018-19 Head Boy and Girl Congratulations to Holy Spirit Prep's 2018-19 Head Girl, Elizabeth Perez, and Head Boy, Conner McKittrick! The two rising seniors have been named as the head of the student body and the House system for the 2018-19 school year, and student ambassadors to the larger community. Elizabeth and Conn...


Bright Wings Home School Access


Middle School Soccer Wins Championship


Lower School Celebrates Six Baptisms


The Head of School Address


Our Cura Personalis Honorees


Nicaea Sends 43 MP3 Players to Troops


Register for Summer Camps


Bishop Shlesinger Visits HSP


A Catholic Schools Week Message from the Head of School

Dear Holy Spirit Prep Family, Happy Catholic Schools Week! I thank you for your support and partnership with Holy Spirit Prep. As a token of gratitude, one of our alums, Tom Yao ’16, donated a series of greeting cards to each of our families. Tom is an accomplished artist who converted to the Catholic Faith while at HSP. I include a l...


7th-Grader Sarah Wins Spelling Bee


Fr. John Celebrates 1st Mass at HSP


Announcing the Spring Musical


Deacon John Ordained a Priest


Celebrating Grandparents Day


Students Encounter Relics of St. Pio


Welcome, Deacon John


Neighbor News: Eclipse as Teaching Tool


Final Honor Roll

Jump to Upper School 2nd semester Honor Roll 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 Giulia Bryant Alexis Coury Elizabeth del Mazo Madeleine Hathorn Solya...


Our 2017-18 House Leaders


Google-Certified Ms. Berry Trains APS


2nd Grade Receives 1st Communion


Summer Reading


HSPers Volunteer for a Better Sandy Springs


Our 2017-18 Head Boy and Girl


Families Go on Easter Mission


Our Cura Personalis Honorees


Teachers Recognized During CSW


Students Win Theology Competitions


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


Mrs. Valek Recognized by Archdiocese


Key Dates for 2017-18


Clothing Drive Collects $3,500+ Articles


Faculty Present at GISA Conference


HSP Supports Pope Francis Build


House System Inducts New Members


Inspiratio Presents Kevin Wack


Faculty Break Annual Fund Giving Record


HSP Sponsors 2016 Pope Francis Build


Welcome, Fr. Brian Hoelzen


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...


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.


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 ...


Summer Reading


Olivia, 7th Grade, Wins Oratorical Contest


Robotics Club Competes at FIRST Tech Challenge


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