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Register for Lower School Spring Soccer

It is that time of year where we polish off the soccer cleats and get ready for some real soccer fun.  Lower school soccer registration is open, and we are excited to get started.  Register for Lower School Soccer Practice Schedule starting February 22 U6 Boys and Girls - Thursday 3:00pm-4:00pm U7 Boys and Girls - Thursday 3:00...

Angels Unawares Sculpture Exhibition

Beginning on January 7th, 2021, the Patrons of the Arts Georgia Chapter, along with Holy Spirit Preparatory School and Holy Spirit Catholic Church, will be sponsoring Timothy Schmalz’s Angels Unawares sculpture exhibition in Atlanta. The sculpture will be on display at Holy Spirit Preparatory School (Upper School quad) from January 7th t...

Shop the HSP Spirit Store

  Spring sports are in full swing, so now is the time to order your spring sports-branded gear! Visit our online spirit gear stores to browse all of the options, from t-shirts and hoodies to hats, drawstrings, and masks. Shop Now! If you don't see an item that you'd like to have branded, please contact Kristina Wilhelm (kwilhe...

Order a HSP Yard Sign

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Honoring Past State and Region Champions

We honored our student athletes last week for accolades earned during the 18-19 school year as well as the 19-20 school year in Varsity Girls Basketball, Varsity Boys Swimming, Varsity Girls Soccer and Varsity Boys Soccer: 18-19 Varsity Girls Basketball State Champions and Region Champions Coach Paul Belcher Laila Baker Paydn Devine Sar...

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Middle School Volleyball Defeats Galloway

The middle school volleyball team faced The Galloway School on Tuesday this week. After the Scots took the first set 25-9, the Cougars came back hard and determined to win. After taking an early lead and winning 25-21 in the second set, the middle school volleyball team kept the momentum up through the third set. The Cougars kept their lead unti...

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Watch Live: Varsity Volleyball Tournament

Tune in at 4:00pm and 7:45pm tonight to watch our varsity volleyball team compete in the Endless Summer Volleyball Tournament. They will also be playing tomorrow morning at 10:15am. The link below will work for all matches! Join the Google Meet Live Stream

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 Christopher Cardillo Myriam De Santolo Dylan Hellein Joseph Kichler Lucas Kichler Enzo Kuhlman Luciano Kuhlman Michael Martinez Mario&nbs...

2nd Semester Honor Roll

Head of School's Honor Roll is awarded at the end of each semester to any Upper School student earning a grade for the semester of A- or above for every course taken that semester. 8th Grade Alexia Riley Brooke Guillaume Cannon Alsobrook Ella Johnston Lilah Sell Marylyn Pineda Oliver Lindholm Reagan Neff Sarah Pineda Ulises Ramirez...

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3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Congratulations to the following Lower School students on their academic achievement during the 3rd quarter. 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 Christopher Cardillo Dylan Hellein Fabian...

Ryan Casey, Class of 2012

When Ryan Casey graduated from Holy Spirit Prep, he was a football star fresh off a state championship. Since then, he graduates from the University of Georgia. Now, he’s busy running his family company and planning his wedding. We caught up with Ryan to ask him about his HSP experience. How did your experience...

COVID-19 Updates

IB Students Donate to Expecting Mothers

During Catholic Schools Week, the 5th and 6th grade students participated in a "baby shower" drive for the crisis pregnancy center. They collected donations of diapers, toys, clothes, and more for mothers in need.

Lower School Students Place in Religion Bee

Yesterday, we had four Lower School students compete in the Archdiocesan Religion Bee! Luke Sacco finished in 2nd place for the 3rd-5th grade category, and Olivia Casal finished in the top ten in the 6th-8th grade category. Congratulations to all!  

Soccer Season Picks Up

Due to the recent weather, our middle school and varsity soccer teams haven't played many games yet this season. The middle school boys excelled in their first games against the Kings Academy and Landmark Christian Academy. Varsity boys faced tough competition, tying against the Kings Academy and falling to St. John Bosco. Results from ...

Runners Place at Mt Paran Meet

Last week, the varsity track and field team competed in the Mount Paran Christian Classic. We had a large number of athletes participate and place in their events. Congratulations to all our runners! Girls Results 2nd Place Alexa Lambert, 1600m Olivia Jones, 300m Hurdles 3rd Place Kira Taylor, 400m 4th Place Ava Sipos, 800m...

Girls Varsity Basketball Ends State Run

After claiming the championship title in the region tournament, the girls varsity basketball team hosted the first round of the state tournament last Tuesday, February 18. They defeated Westfield School in a close match ending 50-46, advancing them to the quarterfinal game in Macon, GA. The girls unfortunately fell to Brookwood School last ...

Lower School Teams Go On Odyssey of the Mind

This weekend our Odyssey teams competed in two divisions at the regional competition. Our girls team consisted of Abby Casillo, Sophia Cardillo, Bella Cusimano, Savannah Tate, Lauren Wilhelm, Olivia Casal, and Maddie Van Oss. They wrote an original detective mystery script which solved the case, "Where is Bigfoot?" But becaus...

Upper School Team Places 2nd at Theology Bowl

We had a team of six Upper School students compete in the Inaugural Archdiocesan Theology Bowl yesterday, and they finished in 2nd place! The competition focused on Church history, Scripture, Doctrines, Sacred Arts, and Saints. The students competed against other Catholic schools in the area including Notre Dame Academy, St. Pius X, Blessed Trinity...

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Bishop Baptizes 7th-Grader Alex

Fernanda Named Posse Scholar

Manny Named STAR Student

Varsity Swim Takes 2nd at State

Isaac Wins Geo Bee for 4th Time

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Students Featured in 20 Under 20

Ninth-grader Kaelyn Bannon was selected as a 20 Under 20 honoree by Reporter Newspapers for her Girl Scout Silver Award, collecting books to donate to the Cobb County Juvenile Court waiting room. Eighth-grader Russell Wyatt was selected as a runner-up for the Reporter's list because of his service work at the Jacob's Ladder Neurod...

Varsity Basketball Beats Irish at Home

Varsity basketball rose to the occasion last Friday, January 10, when both the girls and boys teams beat Notre Dame Academy. The girls took an early lead and kept their game consistent throughout the match, solidifying the win. The boys game started a little differently with Cougars slightly trailing the Irish, but the second half flipped the scrip...

Register for Summer Camps

It's time to start planning your summer with us! Registration is now open. Camps are subject to change, and may be cancelled due to low registration. Register for Summer Camps Interested in Extended Care? Our proposed extended care program would run from 8:00am-5:00pm every weekday. This program would be a paid option. Summer...

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The Fall 2019 Issue of Ministrare Magazine

The Annual Gala

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Seniors Sign to Play Basketball

After all they've come through, it was inspiring to see Olivia Tucker and Kemia Ward sign their letters of intent to play basketball at the college level. Olivia will attend Young Harris College in the fall, and Kemia will be playing for Austin Peay State University. The signing ceremony was an emotional one. Both players had suffe...

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CC Runners Compete in State Race

Congratulations to cross country runners Alexa Lambert and Julia Del Bosque who competed in the GISA state championship this past Saturday, November 2 at Deerfield-Windsor School. Alexa finished 11th in the 5K race, and Julia finished in 12th place.

Volleyball Players Receive Honors

Congratulations to varsity volleyball player Ashley Postell who was named to the GISA All Region volleyball team. From middle school volleyball, Alexia Riley was named to the MAAC All Star Team. She'll play in the All Star game on Sunday, November 10 at 2:45pm at the Atlanta Jewish Academy.

MS Football Finishes State Semifinalist

After an amazing season, the middle school football team finally met their match in the GAPPS state semifinal game against Vidalia Heritage Academy. With a heavy but brief rain right before kickoff, the game got off to a slippery start. The boys were down at the half but kept positive attitudes throughout the game. Even with the outcome of 15-...

Moms, Daughters Paint Memories Together

This past Sunday, moms and their daughters shared an afternoon painting together at our third annual Mother-Daughter Paint Party! Led step-by-step by Mrs. Francis, they created a painting of a mom and her daughters walking on a wooded path, adjusting the number of daughters to reflect their family. Interested in hosting your own party or jus...

Honoring the Saints with Mass, Play

Last Friday on All Saints' Day, we honored all known and unknown saints by celebrating an All-School Mass in the morning. In the afternoon, the 4th grade class learned more about the lives of saints by performing a play depicting some of their stories.

Academy Soccer Ends Successful Season

The U12 and U10 girls and boys academy soccer teams have completed their seasons, and all four teams are in the top four in their league. Congratulations to the U10 boys team who finished the regular season in 1st place out of 11 teams! Both U12 boys and girls are the runners-up in their league, and U10 girls came in 4th. Wish them luc...

Middle School Football Heads to Playoffs

After finishing 2nd in the GAPPS league, the middle school football team is headed to the playoffs! The boys fought hard all season and were nearly undefeated, earning a record of 7-1. They'll face Central Christian School on their turf tomorrow, Thursday, October 24 at 6:00pm in the quarterfinal game.

Cross Country Runners Advance to State

The varsity cross country team competed in the GISA Region Championship last night, Tuesday, October 22. Three of our runners earned top placements and will advance to the state championship on Saturday, November 2 at Deerfield Windsor School. Congratulations to Alexa, Julia, and Camila, and to all our student athletes who competed in the region ch...

Our Upcoming Admissions Open House Coffees

We have upcoming admissions events for prospective families! Download the flyers below or attend one of our open house coffees to learn more about our great school. Download the Lower School Admissions Flyer (.pdf) Download the Upper School Admissions Flyer (.pdf) At Holy Spirit Prep, our admissions program is focused on your child, y...

Celebrating a Glowing Homecoming

We had so much fun showing our c-pride last week in honor of Homecoming. What a week it was of festivities and community! Highlights of Homecoming week include: Twin and Triplets Day on Monday (congrats Mary Anna and Kira) Nicaea’s cookout on the quad (special thanks to Mrs. Riley for being the grill master) The 9t...

Football and Cheer Appreciate Our Teachers

At our first home football game last Friday, the players, cheerleaders, and managers honored their teachers in a short ceremony preceding kickoff. Each student wrote a letter to one or more of their teachers, showing their appreciation and inviting them to the game. Student athletes escorted their selected teacher onto the field while the announcer...

Volleyball Celebrates Seniors

The varsity volleyball team celebrated their seniors last night, Tuesday, October 8, at their last home game of the season. The two seniors, Ashley Postell and Fernanda Banuelos, celebrated their final volleyball game with their families and teammates!

Clay Shooter Scores Perfect Round

The varsity clay targets team competed on September 14 in an event at Tom Lowe Shooting Grounds. The top three overall shooters from our school were Sam Williams, Max Bendig, and Hector Padilla. The team has demonstrated a huge improvement from earlier competitions by scoring within just 10 points out of second place for the event...

Mr. Rose Becomes Master Teacher

Assistant Principal for Students and 11th Grade Dean David Rosenzweig has been named a Master Teacher by the Georgia Independent School Association. GISA’s Master Teacher designation recognizes teachers who exhibit best practices in the classroom and a willingness to collaborate with others. GISA Master Teachers ...

Our National Merit Scholar Semifinalists

This year, we are honored to have two students selected as National Merit Scholar semifinalists. Congratulations to Manny Yepes and William Arnold for their outstanding achievement! Manny and William are among the 16,000 semifinalists out of the 1.5 million applicants who took the PSAT qualifying test. The pool of semifin...

Middle School Volleyball Wins at Home

Last week, the middle school volleyball team put on a great performance against Atlanta Classical Academy. The girls fought hard and won the battle in an exciting, nail-biting game.

Football on Winning Streak

Both football teams are on a winning streak! The middle school boys are undefeated so far and have already secured their spot in the playoffs. Last week, they faced Unity Christian for the second time this season, taking their second W from the Lions 26-12. After almost doubling the team, varsity football has won their past two games. Most recen...

Celebrating All-School Mass, New House Members

Last week, we celebrated our first All-School Mass together as a school family. It was an extra special day for our 5th, 6th, and new 7th graders who were tied into their House at the Tying Ceremony that followed Mass.

Clay Shooters Hit the Mark

Nine members of the varsity clay targets team participated in a competition last weekend at Old Hudson Plantation in Sparta, Georgia. Congratulations to our top three shooters: Hector Padilla, Max Bendig, and Adam Marshall. Wish them luck at their next competition this Saturday at Tom Lowe Shooting Grounds! ...

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...

Football Fights to the Finish

Last week, both middle school and varsity football teams fought hard in their respective games. The middle school boys won their fight against Community Christian with a final score of 42-26.  Varsity football met a tough opponent in Lanier Christian Academy. After being down 0-28 at the half, our boys came back strong in the last two quart...

Runners Compete in Cherokee Classic

The varsity and middle school cross country teams competed in the Cherokee County Classic over Labor Day weekend. Varsity boys and girls competed in a 5K race, and middle school boys and girls competed in a 3K race. Meet Results Varsity Boys (5K) 12th Alejandro Mata 19:13.4 13th Jacob Wilhelm 19:15.6 36th Emil Sacco 21:34.8 39th...

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Updates to the House System

We hope your students have had a great start to the school year - and that they are excited about the updates we've unveiled to the House system. Last Friday was our first House Friday! That's a new aspect of the House system this year; students were given House polos in their homerooms this week, and can wear their House polos and ...

Clay Targets Shoots for Success

The varsity clay targets team competed in their first meet of the season on August 24, 2019 at Tom Lowe Shooting Grounds in Atlanta. The young men and women of the team competed against 10 other schools from across the region. The team had a good showing and looks to improve on their results with their next meet on Saturday, September 7, at Old Hud...

Cross Country Blazes Through First Meet

The varsity cross country team had its first meet on Saturday, August 17 at Loganville Christian Academy. The sun was blazing hot and the humidity index was at 98%, yet all our athletes had stellar runs. Julia Del Bosque won 7th place and Camila Del Bosque won 15th.

Varsity Volleyball Wins at Home

Congratulations to the varsity volleyball team who picked up their first win Monday night against Monsignor Donovan with a final score of 3-1. The team rallied after losing multiple players to injuries, and Sara Kate Cole ran up a service run that had the team start a set 19-0. Keep up the great work ladies! Join us at their next m...

The Arts Alliance at HSP

Mercedes Lewis, Class of 2008

Since graduating from Holy Spirit Prep in 2008, Mercedes Lewis has earned her MFA in Choreog-raphy and Dance, and works at the University of Roehampton in London. We catch up with her about her passion for dancing and research. Tell us about your experience as an undergraduate student.  I had a pretty packed schedule, from philoso...

Joseph Seta, Class of 2013

We catch up with Class of 2013 alumnus Joseph Seta, who just entered his first year at the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine. How did your experience at Holy Spirit Prep help form you into the person you are today? I took a lot of challenging classes at Holy Spirit Prep because I knew I would need them in ord...

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...

Class of 2019's College Admissions

On Friday, May 3, the class of 2019 participated in the third annual Senior Pennant Ceremony and hung their pennants to signify their college destinations for next year. The 51 students in the graduating class have received acceptances to over 80 colleges and over $2.7 million in scholarship offers. Our students have again proven competitive across...

Our 2019 Co-Valedictorians

We are proud to announce the valedictorians of the Class of 2019, and the guest speaker for this year's commencement exercises. With identical grade point averages, Mikayla Brown and Watson Casal are the co-valedictorians of the Class of 2019. Mikayla Brown is a member of St. Joseph's Cohort, St. Catherine's Closet, ...

Our 2019-20 Head Boy and Girl

We are proud to announce the Head Girl and Head Boy for the 2019-20 school year. Rosie and William have been named as the head of the student body and the House system for the 2019-20 school year, and student ambassadors to the larger community. William Arnold has been a student at Holy Spirit Prep since kindergarten. ...

Spring Athletes Awarded All Region, State

All Region Baseball Ben Grantham Terrance Parker All Region Boys Soccer Mason Anker Mark Casillas Dylan O'Hare John Michael Torres All State Boys Soccer Mark Casillas Dylan O'Hare John Michael Torres All Region Girls Soccer Mikayla Brown Morgan Delaney Annaleena Hansen Asia Bay Jacobs Sofia Oliver Natalie Olsen Al...

Varsity Soccer Finishes in State Final Four

Both girls and boys varsity soccer made a valiant effort in the GISA state tournament this past weekend at Mercer University. Although the girls were defeated in the semifinal game, the boys team competed in the championship game and finished as the state runner-up. After the girls team ended the regular season as region champions, they blew thr...

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...

Upper School Art Students Present Murals to Mercy Care

Last Friday, Upper School art students teamed up with Pinecrest Academy students to present hand-painted murals and art pieces to decorate the walls of Mercy Care’s Recuperative Care at Gateway Center. As the art was unveiled, Father John performed live music, and students chatted and played games with the patients. Recu...

Junior Selected for Congressional Summer Seminar

On behalf of the Fulton County Law Week Committee, and its chair, Fulton County Superior Court Judge Gail S. Tusan, we are proud to announce that Camila del Bosque has been selected as one of five “Future Leaders of America” for 2019 and has been awarded with the Montlick and Associates Scholarship. The scholarship covers t...

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...

Middle School Soccer Wins State Championship

Boys middle school soccer is the GICAA state champion! After last week's 1-0 win, the boys defeated Hebron Christian Academy and earned the title in a well-fought game.  

Students Volunteer for a Better Sandy Springs

Thirty volunteers from HSP participated in this weekend's Volunteer for a Better Sandy Springs, improving trails at the Big Trees Forest Preserve and helping out the volunteers at Windsor Park. Since 2003, this service project has contributed more than $700,000 worth of materials and volunteer hours to the city of Sandy Springs. HSP is a spo...

Seniors Sign to Play Football, Soccer

Two seniors signed letters of intent last Wednesday! We're so proud of Head Boy Conner McKittrick who will play football at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and John Michael Torres who will play soccer at Central Connecticut State University in the fall. We wish these two boys the best of luck as they continue playing the sports...

Students, Families Participate in Holy Week Missions

We had three teams of students, parents, and campus ministers participate in Holy Week missions here in downtown Atlanta, in Clarkston, Georgia, and in New York City. Students Serve the Poor and Homeless in Atlanta during Holy Week This past Holy Week, 150 teens and college students participated in Mercy Missions Atlanta sponsored by Regnum Chr...

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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...

Sophomore Commits to Northeastern

Last week, sophomore Natalie Olsen committed to play college soccer at Northeastern University, an NCAA Division I school in Boston. Natalie has visited Northeastern a few times and was highly recruited by the coaching staff. Over Spring Break, they offered her a spot on the team along with a scholarship, so Natalie and her family took ...

Boys Varsity Tennis Starts Season 2-0

Varsity tennis started their season last week with matches against The Heritage School and Dominion Christian Academy. The boys picked up wins against both opponents, handling Heritage and sweeping the competition from Dominion Christian. In both match-ups, seniors Scott Jackson and Ben Ambo dominated in their singles matches. Another ...

Senior Selected as STAR Student, National Merit Finalist

Congratulations to Watson Casal, who was just recognized as HSP's STAR Student for earning the highest SAT score in his class (and for other academic achievements). He picked Mr. Cole to be his STAR teacher and share his recognition. Watson is also a National Merit Finalist! Out of 1.6 million high school students who applied, Watson is ...

Soccer Warms Up With Tournaments

Over the past few weekends, our varsity soccer teams have been competing in tournaments. Varsity boys traveled to John Milledge Academy where they came back champions. Both boys and girls played in the Under the Cross tournament at Sherwood Christian Academy where they both finished as runner-up. The boys team played some tough games at the...

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...

Students Tour France and Spain

Over spring break, 26 students and 3 brave chaperones took a whirlwind tour of Paris, Barcelona, and Madrid. Day One After arriving in Paris, the group met their tour guide at the airport. She was impressed with how lightly our students had packed! At her suggestion, the group grabbed a quick sandwich from the nearest shop, hopped...

10th Graders Celebrate Confirmation

Yesterday, we had 34 students celebrate confirmation among their friends, family, and school community. The students had been preparing for this day all year, through the teachings in their theology classes as well as retreats in the fall and spring prior to spring break. The spring retreat reminded the students of the meaning of the sacrament, tha...

Girls Varsity Basketball Earns State Title

Congratulations to the Lady Cougars and Coach Paul Belcher for becoming the 2019 GISA AAA State Basketball Champions. After blowing through the region competition, the girls stayed strong through the state tournament despite lacking some key players due to injuries. The championship game was a rematch of last year's final, our Lady Cougars agai...

Roma Raises Close to $19,000

Congratulations to the senior class, and immense gratitude to the generosity of our families who donated close to $19,000 to support student scholarships for the annual capstone trip to Rome. One of the most anticipated features of the evening was the Senior Service Auction. This live auction allows the seniors to share their time, tal...

8th-Grader Selected for State Chorus

Eighth-grader Issac Olguin has been selected as a member of the GISA All-Select Chorus, a statewide recognition for the best student vocalists in the state of Georgia. In spite of his youth, Issac was appointed to the high school tier of the chorus. The ensemble performed a concert the first weekend in February at Oglethorpe University, with gue...

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...

Anthony Edwards Commits to UGA

Last Monday, Anthony Edwards announced his plans to continue his basketball career at the University of Georgia for the 2019-2020 season. The school community gathered in the Upper School gym joined by several reporters and photographers from local news outlets, including Evan Daniels with CBS Sports who interviewed Anthony, live-streaming the...

MLS Signs HSP Alum

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...

Students Attend World Youth Day, See Pope

Jack Bohling, Lily Cabrera, Watson Casal, Nolan Gibbs, and Sarah Gunderson, chaperoned by Denise Gunderson and Father John, made a pilgrimage to Panama for World Youth Day 2019. Joined by a number of other pilgrims from the Atlanta Archdiocese, our pilgrims started their journey on Monday, January 21, and spent a week in Panama experiencing th...

Freshman Raises $12,000 for Homeless Youth

Olivia Arnold raised over $12,000 for homeless youth through the Covenant House of Georgia’s Scholars in Service program. She was the only freshman out of 40 high school students selected to “learn the ins and outs of the nonprofit community in Atlanta and contribute their own strengths and skillsets to the continual improvement of the ...

Neighbor News: Holy Spirit Prep brings home swimming state title

Mrs. Jimenez Studies at Vatican Observatory

Senior Named Posse Scholar

Swim Team Wins State

This Saturday, January 26, the varsity boys swim team took 1st place at the 2019 GISA AAA State Swim Meet, successfully defending their 2018 state championship title. We are incredibly proud of our student athletes and Coach Star Brackin for their outstanding achievements this season. The team's win closely mirrored last year's victory, ...

Edwards Named McDonald's All-American

Students March for Life in DC

ONE Apostolate Serves Homeless

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...

20 Under 20: Cynthia Curates Exhibit for WWF

This past summer, Cynthia Liao held an art exhibit entitled “To Seek” in her hometown Shenzhen, China to support the World Wildlife Fund (WWF). With the help of her friend Christina, who lives in Boston, the two curated the exhibit with their own work, paintings and photographs with themes of nature and wildlife. By selling prints on po...

20 Under 20: Regina Tackles Self-Image

We are proud to announce that three Upper School students are featured in Atlanta InTown's 20 Under 20. Senior Regina Munoz is an honoree, and William Schulman and Christian Rubio made their honorable mention list. The Reporter Newspaper also does a 20 Under 20 which will feature senior Cynthia Liao as an honoree. This article has yet to b...

Students Travel to World Youth Day

A team of five students and one chaperone will travel to Panama City for World Youth Day 2019 from January 22-27. World Youth Day is a worldwide encounter with the Pope which is typically celebrated every three years in a different country. WYD is open to all young people and is an opportunity to experience in first person the uni...

Swimmers Prepare for State Meet

Congratulations to the members of our swim team who qualified for the GISA State Swim Meet! The team has two more meets before they head to State. Fourteen athletes qualified for up to seven events, including: Girls State Qualifiers Olivia Arnold: 50 free, 100 free, 100 breast, 200 IM Virginia Claire Lehmann: 50 free, 100 free,&...

Highlights from Holiday Basketball Tournaments

Our varsity basketball teams traveled to several tournaments over the Christmas break. The Lady Cougars put on quite a show at the St. Pius X Christmas Classic. After defeating Tampa Catholic 61-51 and Bonner Prendergast 50-45, they took on Bishop Kenny in the championship game. The Lady Cougars played extremely hard, but Bishop Kenn...

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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...

3rd Graders Collect Toys for Seeds of Love

The 3rd grade Girl Scouts would like to extend a big thank you to all those who contributed to their Christmas Toy Drive benefiting Seeds of Love. Boxes were overflowing, ensuring that many children will have a brighter Christmas, thanks to your generosity! Seeds of Love is a foster resource center and charitable organization found...

Clay Targets Ends 2nd Year with Better Numbers

The clay targets team enjoyed its second year in the GISA shooting disciplines of skeet, trap, and sporting clays in heavy competition around the state. The team, founded by senior Nolan Gibbs last year, grew in numbers from eight (The Great Eight) to eleven shooters out of seventeen that actually tried out for the team, and who are also members of...

HSPers Host Christmas Festival for Refugees

Mission Family traveled to Clarkston, Georgia this past Saturday to spread Christmas cheer to the refugee community. The HSP community joined with theirs to play carnival games, celebrate Mass outdoors, and sing Christmas carols. Mission Family is an initiative of a number of HSP families who have met each month since the summer to prep...

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. ...

SJC Brings Christmas to Kentucky

For the fifth consecutive year, the Holy Spirit Prep community has provided Christmas for the kids of Whitley City in McCreary County, Kentucky. As a significant piece of the St. Joseph’s Cohort outreach to Appalachian Kentucky, Appalachian Christmas Child helps bring gifts, good cheer, and smiles to the kids of this little corner of southern...

Student Recognized by Smyrna Mayor

Congratulations to Juliette McKinley for representing the state of Georgia at the National 4-H Congress that was held here in Atlanta over the Thanksgiving break. National 4-H Congress is a five-day event that engages high school aged 4-H members in leadership, citizenship, global awareness, and inclusion. Participants not only have the opport...

Swimmers Qualify for State Meet

The varsity swim team is off to a great start. They've competed in two meets, the Atlanta Kickoff Classic and the Lakeside Invitational. At these meets, 13 of our swimmers qualified for the GISA state meet this spring. The team competed at the Lakeside Invitational this past weekend, and every swimmer beat their personal record ...

Varsity Basketball Wins at Home

Both varsity girls and boys basketball dominated against Creekside Christian Academy at home this past Friday. The girls held the game early and prevented Creekside from putting any points on the scoreboard until the second quarter, the first ending 19-0. The girls' final score was 57-24. The boys dunked their way to another win with a f...

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...

The Gala

Mrs. Jimenez Invited to Faith and Astronomy Workshop

Congratulations to Upper School science teacher Mrs. Jimenez for being accepted to attend the 2019 Faith and Astronomy Workshop sponsored by the Vatican Observatory Foundation. This four-day workshop in Tucson, Arizona is "designed to bring those working in Catholic parishes and schools an up-to-date overview of the universe: from th...

Our Campus Plan

Harris Accepted into Harvard Diversity Project

We're super proud of 9th-grader Kaylin Harris, who was accepted into the Harvard Debate Council Diversity Project! Now she starts an intense 10-month training regimen culminating in a residency at Harvard in summer 2019.  Students in this program will be exposed to rigorous academic content in the subjects of political science, philosop...

Clay Targets Scores in Accuracy

Subject to the final tally and an audit, here are the results from the Clay Target Meet this past Saturday, September 22.  

Cross Country Races Ahead

The Cross Country team had their 4th meet this past Thursday, September 13 at Mill Springs Academy. Congratulations to our student athletes who placed in the 5k race! Girls Results Julia Del Bosque, 1st Place Camila Del Bosque, 2nd Place Elizabeth Perez, 3rd Place Boys Results Nolan Gibbs, 4th Place Alejandro Mata, 7th Place

Student Named National Merit Semifinalist

Congratulations to Watson Casal for being selected as a National Merit Scholar semifinalist! Watson is now eligible to be named a finalist in the spring. About the National Merit Scholarship Corporation The mission of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) is to recognize and honor the academically talented students of the United S...

Volleyball Picks Up Steam

After a bumpy start to the season, the girls varsity volleyball team added some Ws to their record after beating both Fulton Science Academy and Dominion Christian Academy, 3-1.  The girls have a busy schedule this week with four matches in three days followed by the Rally High tournament this weekend at LakePoint. They fell to No...

Students Participate in Triathlon

We had a team of ten students participate in the Atlanta Kids Triathlon, the second largest in the country, this past Sunday at the West Gwinnett Park Aquatic Center. The race was open to girls and boys ages six to 15, and consisted of swimming, biking, running, and transitions between each. The race distances varied by age. Congratulations to&n...

Performing Arts Announces Play, Cast

We're excited to announce our Upper School fall play, Children of Eden. Stephen Schwartz's pop musical tells the story of creation and mankind's first days in the wilderness outside the Garden. In this production, the entire cast serves as an ensemble “troupe” of storytellers. The entire cast will remain onstage for ...

Football Starts Season 2-0

Congratulations to our varsity football players who won their first two games! Although the boys had to start their season on the road, they still performed against Hearts Academy and dominated the field. The final score was a staggering 53-20, and the Cougars saw their first victory. Their second game was the first home game of the season....

Volleyball Opens with Tournament

Both the varsity and JV girls volleyball teams started their seasons this past Monday with their first game against Cornerstone Prep. The varsity girls will compete in the Endless Summer volleyball tournament this weekend, August 17-18, hosted by Dominion Christian. The schedule for these games is as follows: Date Opponent ...

Season Starters for Varsity Football

Our varsity football team will start their season with an away game this Friday, August 17 at 7:30pm against Hearts Academy. The first home football game will be the following week on Friday, August 24 at 7:30pm against Solid Rock. We hope to see everyone come out and support our boys as the begin their season! Note: All of o...

Agrippina, '11, Leaves Business For Teaching

We check in with Michael Agrippina, ’11. After earning his B.S. in Business Administration and Mass Communication from Washington and Lee University, Michael worked in strategy and operations with Deloitte Consulting. This summer, he will join Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education as a Teaching Fellow, committing to two years...

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 2019 Ingenium

2nd Semester Honor Roll

Head of School's Honor Roll is awarded at the end of each semester to any student earning a grade for the semester of A- or above for every course taken that semester. Students must be taking at least seven credit courses to be eligible. 7th Grade Adam Anulewicz Claire Donner Riordan Gatwood Julia Kerew Charlotte Llop Daniel Llop ...

Edwards Picked for USA Team

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 2018-19 school year must submit notice of withdrawal in writing to our registrar, Rachel Little, at, no later than Thursday, January 31, 2019. In addition, parents/legal guardians must also schedule a meeting with your student's&n...

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, 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...

Get Oliver's Labels, Supporting PVA

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


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

RSVP for your time About Inspiratio About Dr. Steiner-Adair

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...

Yearbook Order Form

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...

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...

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...

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...