News and Events

Cadet Sinks, '14, Sees First Ship Assignment

2013-14 Head Girl Aimee Sinks inspired us when she entered the United States Coast Guard Academy. This May, she graduated from the Academy with her degree in Marine Environmental Science. Ensign Sinks now heads to the USCGC Resolute, a 210-foot cutter home ported in St. Petersburg, Florida, for her first assignment. According to Ensign Sinks, th...


The 2018 Ingenium


Edwards Picked for USA Team


Summer Reading and Assignments


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...


Students Earn Top Scores on Nat'l Greek Exam


Our 2018 Valedictorian and Salutatorian


Class of 2018's College Acceptances


Bright Wings Home School Access


Middle School Soccer Wins Championship


Elite Altar Servers Honored


Chess Team Wins State


Seniors Sign for Football, Basketball


11th-Grader Goes to Washington


Art Students Win at Dogwood


10th Grade Celebrates Confirmation


Soccer on Winning Streak


Upper School Performs Anything Goes


Three Seniors Sign Letters of Intent


Tennis on Winning Streak


9th-Grader Wins 1st at State Literary


Lower School Celebrates Six Baptisms


The Head of School Address


Varsity Soccer Wins Tournament


Our Cura Personalis Honorees


Basketball Wins State Championship


Swim Team Wins State Championship


Nicaea Sends 43 MP3 Players to Troops


Roma Raises $8,000 For Senior Trip


Basketball Wins Region, Hosts State


David S.: STAR, Nat'l Merit Finalist


Register for Summer Camps


Juniors Take 2nd at Ocean Science Bowl


Ms. Hetzel Publishes Article


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...


A Letter from Tom Yao '16

Dear Holy Spirit Prep Family, Today, as part of Catholic Schools Week, we celebrate Parent Appreciation Day. Thank you for choosing Holy Spirit Prep and for continually supporting our school community. The greeting cards you received this afternoon are handcrafted, and the designs date from both my time here at HSP and at the Savannah College ...


Inspiratio Presents Lou Judd, 2/26


Basketball Wins at Dream Challenge


Alumni News: Radosta ('15) Named SAAC President


Students Stand for Life


7th-Grader Sarah Wins Spelling Bee


Swim Wins Final Meet


Fr. John Celebrates 1st Mass at HSP


Senior Named All-State Art Winner


Alumni Reunite for Christmas Brunch


Announcing the Spring Musical


Swim Teams Head to State


Notre Dame Orchestra Performs at HSP


B-ball Makes Statement at Nat'l Tourneys


Students Prepare for March for Life


Enrollment Notification Deadline

Families intending to withdraw from Holy Spirit Prep at the end of the 2017-18 school year must submit notice of withdrawal in writing to our registrar, Rachel Little, at rlittle@holyspiritprep.org, no later than Wednesday, January 31, 2018. In addition, parents/legal guardians must also schedule a meeting with your student's&...


Clay Targets Goes to State


Deacon John Ordained a Priest


Swim Takes Another 1st


HSP Named to Catholic Education Honor Roll

For the sixth consecutive time since 2007, Holy Spirit Preparatory School has been recognized as a Catholic Education Honor Roll School. The Honor Roll program is a national directory established by the Cardinal Newman Society, and has recognized over 300 high-performing Catholic high schools nationwide since the program’s inception in 2004. ...


Basketball Opens Season with Wins


Celebrating Grandparents Day


Oz is a "Merry" Debut


Senior Georgii Signs with DePaul


Mrs. Coury Recognized as Top Teacher


Students Encounter Relics of St. Pio


Beth Van De Voorde Honored by Archdiocese


Varsity Football Closes Season with Win


US Presents The Wizard of Oz


Volleyball Names All-State, -Region


HSP Reclaims Catholic Cup


11Alive: 2nd-Grader Shares Laughs to Change Lives


Freshman Selected for Nat'l Council


Alumni Profile: Dr. Kathleen Muckenhirn ('07)


Jamie Reger Named Master Teacher


Welcome, Deacon John


Clay Targets Competes in 1st Meet


Clay Targets Preps for Inaugural Meet


Robotics Team Kicks off Season


XC Excels at Augusta Meet


Cross Country Takes Awards at 1st Meet


Varsity Football Fights the Fightin' Irish


Rummelsburg Named Writer-in-Residence


Students Support Habitat's Pope Francis Build


Neighbor News: Eclipse as Teaching Tool


Neighbor News: Cougars ready for improvement through stability


Exceptional Educator: Dr. Scott Schreiber


Fathers Share Football Jerseys, Advice With Sons


A New Clay Sports Team


Three HSP-ers Join Catholic Charities Leadership Class


SJC Builds Homes in Kentucky

St. Joseph’s Cohort 2017: What a Wonderful World “Load ‘em up!” The shouts rang out through the Holy Spirit Prep parking lot on Saturday morning, June 17th. The big vans were loaded with tools and luggage, and the little Cougar vans were loaded with more tools and luggage. The parents exchanged their last hugs, “be ...


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


Soccer Advances to State Final Four


2nd Grade Receives 1st Communion


Seniors Travel to Rome


Our 2017 Valedictorian, Salutatorian, and Guest Speaker

Holy Spirit Prep is proud to announce the valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2017, and the guest speaker for this year's commencement exercises. Natalie Casal is the valedictorian of the Class of 2017. A student at Holy Spirit Prep since 1st grade, Natalie is a member of the National Honor Society, National Latin Honor S...


Summer Reading


The 2017 Ingenium Released


HSPers Volunteer for a Better Sandy Springs


Neighbor News: Athlete of the Week


Our 2017-18 Head Boy and Girl


A Safety Concern Regarding Instagram

Below is a reprint of a letter sent from a local Catholic school to its families: Dear Parents, It has come to our attention that a sexual predator is currently actively pursuing young girls in the Atlanta area via Instagram. Unsolicited pictures and solicitation requests have been sent via Instagram direct message to girls attending local pr...


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


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


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


Donate to GOAL


Devon Fernandez, '13

Devon, what was your experience at HSP? I had a great experience at HSP. With the education of a private school, I was given time to create personal relationships with my teachers and really learn what they had to teach me. The smaller class size allowed me to focus more attentively and create strong work habits. I loved being able to brag to ...


Charlotte Lambert, '07

Charlotte, please tell us how your experience at HSP helped shape you into the person you are today? HSP provided me with the skills necessary with which to thrive in college and in “the real world.” During high school all of the teachers and faculty at HSP went above and beyond to provide a foundation for my continued education, s...


Elizabeth Hanna Pham, '08

Elizabeth, you attended HSP from elementary school to high school. How did your time at HSP help form you into the person you are today? I always used to say that HSP was like a family and I still look at it that way. You got the feeling people cared about you as a whole person— about your life and your future and your happiness, not jus...


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Ben and Domi (Thomas) Watson, '09

Ben and Dominique started dating in May 2008, at the end of their junior year at HSP. Despite going to different colleges four states from each other, the couple endured, and, after graduating college, were married on July 5, 2014. How did your experience at HSP help form you into the person you are today? How did this unique community supp...


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...


Nigel Deen, '08

Nigel what are some of your favorite memories from HSP? My best memories were made around the lunch table, in the bus on the way to games, in the locker room before games, and in the classroom. HSP had a lot of personalities and I’m glad I got to spend quality time with those people: my classmates and my teachers.  Mr. Radosta, M...


Brianna Ryce, '12

Brianna, how did your experience at Holy Spirit Prep help form you into the person you are today? My experience at HSP has helped immensely in my college studies. Particularly, the level of difficulty of HSP schoolwork has helped me to not feel overwhelmed by the amount of homework that I receive on a daily basis in college.  In addition, H...


Chris Dale, '06

Chris, you were a member of the first graduating class of Holy Spirit Prep. Any cool “firsts” you got to experience? Being part of the first graduating class was a really unique experience.  The school did a good job of involving our class in helping form the foundation for the classes who would come after us.  We got to ...


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

Blair and Max, I find it so neat how God has paved your lives with such similar paths. You were the Head Girl and the Head Boy of the Class of 2008 at HSP. You attended Sewanee, where you both played varsity sports and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Now you are graduate students at Georgia State Law School. Blair, how did your experience as a studen...


The Head, Class of '10

Mike and I are both Writing majors at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD-Atlanta Campus), and Jacob is a Psychology major at Georgia State University. HSP has had a huge influence on who we are as band. We could always count on both students and faculty to attend our shows throughout high school. They'd not only buy our merchandise, but w...


Taylor Corey, '07

Taylor, you were a member of the second graduating class of Holy Spirit Prep. Can you tell us about your experience as an HSP student?  I went to a different high school before going to Holy Spirit Prep. Before HSP , I was very distant from my faith (actually, I barely knew what “being Catholic” meant); I was not interested in acad...


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


Michael Agrippina, '11

Michael, what was your spiritual, athletic, intellectual, and social experience at Holy Spirit Prep?  My experience at HSP really tied together all of those aspects in a wonderful way. Spiritually, I enjoyed discussions in religion class, the opportunity to frequently receive sacraments, and singing in the choir with my classmates. I loved ...


Meg Duggan (FitzPatrick), '06

Meg, you were a member of the first graduating class of Holy Spirit Prep. Can you share with me the most memorable experience you cherish from your time at HSP? The most memorable experiences are all of the “firsts” that happened, since we were the first class to experience pretty much everything – dances, retreats, lock-ins, pran...


Alex Galvez, '10

Alex, you have a unique situation in that you went to HSP from preschool to high school. Can you tell us about your experience growing up at HSP? Having attended HSP since kindergarten, I was privileged to have been part of a great, tight-knit community centered on Christ and our Catholic faith. From an early age, the traditional grade school ...


Erica Leinmiller, '09

Erica Leinmiller, the Head Girl of the Class of 2009, recently graduated with distinguished honors from the United States Naval Academy. She received the Hefflin Prize for Leadership from the Humanities Department and the Pitt Poetry Prize from the English Department. Although she neither anticipated going to a military college nor joining the mili...


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; ...